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Creators:
Alexander, Robert Percival
Love, Charles M.
Dates:
1794-1984
Size:
31 Boxes ((circa 2000 items))
Collection ID:
SIL-RA.XXXX-0008
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Materials collected by Robert P. Alexander, acquired by him chiefly between 1975 and 1985. The collection includes photocopied, reprinted, or excerpted articles from periodicals and chapters from books, abstracts, copies of typed manuscripts, and some non-book format materials (e.g. sound recordings, slides, etc.). The source of each item is generally typed or handwritten on the piece, although the source is not recorded in every case. Some soft-bound longer monographic works are also included in the collection. The collection includes materials issued from the late 18th century (i.e., in modern editions or photocopies) through the first half of the 1980s, with the bulk of the collection dating from the late 19th century onwards.

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Creators:
Koch, Emma Augusta, 1847-1932
Dates:
circa 1862-1885
Size:
165 mounted prints (circa 165 mounted prints, albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.161
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Emma A. Koch documenting the people and natural and built environments of India, South Asia, and Australia. The collection largely consists of images of East Indian peoples, structures, scenery, and activities, including tea making and entertainment; areas of India most commonly depicted are Assam, Bengal, and the Andaman...

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Creators:
Hokusai, 1760-1849
Dates:
1814-1850
Size:
17 Sheets (22 x16 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7341
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The drawings are in small squares, many to a sheet. The maximum on a single sheet in this set is forty-two.

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938
Dates:
1902-1904
Size:
72 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1900
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethnographic notes, with vocabulary, sketches, and diagrams, on camp circle, tipis, sun dance, shields of Bushyhead, Wolf Robe, and Little Bear, and various other topics. Diagrams and notes on Cheyenne camp circles by Mooney and G.B. Grinnell. 1902-1907. Manuscript and typescript document 12 pages. (Detailed list accompanies main catalog card.) Di...

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Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3955
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: 1. The Vampire (Published as "The Vampire Skeleton", 32nd A. R. page 458). 2 pages. 2. Seneca Witchcraft- 1 page. 3. Seneca Ghost Story 1/2 page. 4. Shagodyoweqgowa (False Faces), 1/2 page. 5. Medicine Men. 1 page. 6. Snake with two heads, 1 page. Published 32nd A. R. page 106. Shagodyoweqgowa. 1 page. See 32nd A. R., page 357. 8. A Senec...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1940s
Size:
950 Negatives (circa, acetate)
47 Prints (silver gelatin (some copies))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is composed of photographs and copies of published illustrations which were collected for use in the Handbook of South American Indians (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143). These include images of South American Indians, their artifacts, and their built and natural environments. There are also maps detailing the movements an...

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Dates:
1875-1878
Size:
20 Drawings (18 leaves, graphite and colored pencil, 17 x 20 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1998-54
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Twenty drawings in a commercial exercise book that has been rebound. The book had been sewn into a second cover prior to its acquisition by the Smithsonian. This second cover was removed when the book was rebound. It is still with the manuscript. The drawings depict hunting, courtship, dance, social gatherings, Indian scouts, mounted and dismounted...

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Dates:
2010
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9626
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
Michael, Franz H.
Dates:
1979
Size:
2 sound tape reels (Sound recordings :, 7 inches)
35 negatives (acetate)
441 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during celebrations of the 800-year anniversary of the founding of the Drikung monastery, from June through August 1979. They document Buddhist structures, religious dignitaries and Tibetans, dances, and various religious events. Franz H. Michael and Eugene I. Knez made the photographs in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir; Rumtek and Gangt...

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Creators:
Ceough, Richard
Dates:
1943-1947
Size:
5 Volumes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.067
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Richard Ceough papers include five typed and bound reports written by Ceough on his archaeological work in Chiapas, Mexico over four summer seasons from 1943-1946.

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