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Creators:
Foster, L. F.
Foster, L. F.
Dates:
1888-1921
bulk 1890-1910
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1289
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Wild West Shows in Oklahoma and Washington, particularly the career of Lewis Frederick Foster who was known for his showmanship and skills.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Office of the Director
Dates:
1996-2004
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials pertaining to Director Ethel W. Hedlin's (1994-2005) non-Smithsonian interactions, including professional societies' activities and memberships, correspondence, supporting documentation, and archives education. Organizations include the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), American ...

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Creators:
Harper, Francis, 1886-1972
Dates:
1914
Size:
46 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting American Indians (chiefly Cree and Chipewyan) in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Mackenzie, Canada, taken by Francis Harper on an expedition of the Geological Survey of Canada to Great Slave Lake in May-September 1914. Includes images of Cree, Ojibwa, Chipewyan, Salteaux, and Slavey Indians, as well as images of their boats, encamp...

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Gjording, Chris N., 1943-1993
Dates:
1966-1991
bulk 1977-1991
Size:
6.34 Linear feet (15 document boxes, 1 cassette tape, and 37 computer disks)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Chris Gjording primarily document his research and activities in Central America, particularly his research on the Guaymíes and the Cerro Colorado copper mining project in Chiriquí, Panama. Materials pertaining to Panama include Gjording's field notes (portions of which are missing due to severe insect infestation); photographs; reference materials he collected; and his writings, which include his articles, dissertation, and drafts of his dissertation revised for publication. In addition to his work in Panama are his field notes and photographs from his research on campesino communities in Guatemala and El Salvador. Gjording also kept subject files on Latin American countries, focusing on the poor and oppressed and the social and political climate. His writings on those subjects are present in the collection and include a draft of his unpublished paper on peasant uprising in El Salvador and issues of Informacciónes, the Spanish-language newsletter that Gjording published and wrote articles for in Honduras. The collection also contains correspondence and notes relating to his visits to the Guatemalan Indian refugee camps in Los Lirios and Maya Balam in Quintana Roo in Mexico. In addition, the collection contains some of his correspondence with his mentor Ricardo Falla, a Guatemalan Jesuit priest and anthropologist, whom he refers to as "RF" in his notes. The collection also contains computer disks with chapters in Spanish from Falla's book on Ixcán, possibly Masacres de la selva: Ixcán, Guatemala (1992).

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Cidey, Guy
Breslar, Jon, 1949-2005
Dates:
1870-1984
bulk 1971-1982
Size:
7.2 Linear Feet (16 boxes, 21 cassette tapes, 12 audio reels, 1 map drawer )
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These papers document Jon Breslar's fieldwork on Mayotte, Comoro Islands for his dissertation as well as his work developing a new housing policy for Mayotte. The collection contains his professional correspondence, field notes, research notes, his writings, writings by others, newspaper clippings, teaching materials for his Shimaore language course, photographs, maps, plant specimens, and sound recordings.

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Eckhart, George B.
United States. National Park Service
Grant, George
Leppewatt ?, Colonel
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Dates:
ca. 1890-1958
Size:
9 prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4563
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Show various Mission churches in the Southwest and Mexico. Originals and copies, made 1890-1958.

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Creators:
Wirz, Dadi
Dates:
circa 1952-1955
Size:
133 prints (silver gelatin and color)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.109
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a trip that Dadi Wirz made with his father to New Guinea, 1952-1955. The photographs depict artifacts, including sculptures, masks, and paintings, as well as people and architecture. Additionally, there are some photographs of activities, including canoeing, construction, and painting.

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Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1869-1872
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1795AB
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Manuscript 1795a (original) Volumes 1-11 (Numbers 6, 7. missing). Number 1 "Journal of Canon trip of 1869." 37 pages (Note). Number 2. "Geological Notes and sections, and Astronomical Record of 1869." 84 pages. Number 3. "Stewart's [John F. Steward ?] Notes and Sections." 81 pages. Number 4. "Notes on Language, Songs, & Mythology of the Pai-Utes fo...

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Vroman, A. C. (Adam Clark), 1856-1916
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
48 Postcards (collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-58
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographic postcards made by Adam Clark Vroman of California Missions and Camulos Ranch, part of "Vroman's Series of Postcards." The depicted mission include San Juan Bautista, Santa Clara, San Luis Rey de Francia, San Juan Capistrano, San Gabriel Arcangel, San Antonio de Pala, San Diego de Alcala, San Buenaventura, Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez, La ...

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Creators:
Jensen, James A., 1918- (collector and photographer)
Dates:
circa 1965-1974
Size:
1 Lithograph
1 Watercolor
95 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of the collection is comprised of images of paintings by Vladimir Kozak and his artifacts relating to Brazilian tribes, photographed by James A. Jensen at Kozak's home in Curitaba, Brazil, in September 1965. It also includes a watercolor image of body decoration at a ceremony held by the upper Xingu River tibes of Central Brazil. Additio...

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