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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2006
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administration of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) during the tenure of W. Richard West, 1990-2007. Subjects covered include charters pertaining to NMAI, NMAI units, and projects; organizational charts; policies and procedures; and reorganizations. Materials include correspo...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
2001-2002, 2009, undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting outreach activities performed by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute including events, exhibitions, and facilities. Materials include briefing books, planning documents, promotional materials, images, and related materials.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983, 1998
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a variety of topics related to the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, including celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art, presentations of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, documentaries featuring objects from the collections, and professional activities. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Treasurer
Dates:
1968-1982
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-117
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These materials consist of inter-office memoranda, reports, budgets, correspondence, and some publications concerning Office of the Treasurer activities.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1977-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of unfiled correspondence and memoranda from the Curatorial Office of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA), and its predecessors. The material dates from 1977 through 1996, although the bulk of it dates from 1980 through 1989. The correspondence includes public inquiries; offers by art dealers; letters ...

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Creators:
Fosberg, F. Raymond (Francis Raymond), 1908-1993
Dates:
circa 1949-1973
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes incoming and outgoing correspondence of F. Raymond Fosberg with professional colleagues documenting his research as a botanist and biogeographer, c. 1949-1973 (note: correspondence is in alphabetical arrangement A-E, M-Z. F-L is missing); administrative records maintained by Fosberg on Smithsonian and National Museum ...

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Creators:
Watson, Virginia
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
Cole, J. David, 1941-
Dates:
1930-2001
Size:
8.13 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2002-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Virginia Drew Watson was a cultural anthropologist best known for her work in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Her papers attest to a variety of interests related to culture and culture change, drawing on resources both archaeological and ethnographic. This collection contains catalogs, correspondence, drawings, field notes, grant proposals, manuscripts, maps, photographs, publications, reports, and slides. The majority of the field work relates to her work in Papua New Guinea, both with her husband (James B. Watson) and with J. David Cole, but there are also materials related to her work in Brazil.

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Creators:
Steinway, William
Steinway, Henry Ziegler
Steinway family
Steinway & Sons
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Dates:
1857-1919
Size:
6 Cubic feet (12 boxes, including photographs and microfilm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0178
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Steinway & Sons piano company and a daily diary of William Steinway, a key figure in the rise of the company to international prominence in the nineteenth century. The records document overall operations of the company, individual piano serial numbers, and the business and personal life of William Steinway, a prominent figure in New York business, politics, and musical life.

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Creators:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1979 and undated
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (25 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 275
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists mostly of files maintained by Benjamin H. Read and James H. Billington during their service as directors of WWICS. A small amount of records were created by Albert Meisel as Acting Director of WWICS. The records document the early history of WWICS and concern fund raising; recruitment of fellows and scholars; the ...

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Creators:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Sims, George W.
National Anthropological Archives, NMNH, SI
Dates:
1896-1981.
Size:
5 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0127
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Sims's activities as a traveler and his interest in historic restoration. It includes forty-one notebooks, 6,000 color slides, a smaller number of photographic prints, forty-one stereo view cards, and three boxes of personal papers and ephemera. While some images are personal, the majority form a documentary record of various subjects and places and provide biographical information on Sims.

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