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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1985-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of brochures, pamphlets, program books, event programs, and other materials published in association with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The event was known as the Festival of American Folklife prior to 1998. Some materials were created by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage's predecessor units, the S...

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Creators:
Horodyski, Robert J., d. 1994
Dates:
1959-1996, 2005
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Robert J. Horodyski (d. 1994), a paleontologist and geologist with the Department of Geology at Tulane University. He spent much of his field time in Glacier National Park. Upon his death, part of his collection was sent to the National Museum of Natural History. Materials also include scientific ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
1979-2000
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-234
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials related to the administration of the Educational Outreach Fund (EOF). The EOF was administered under the offices of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1989-1992, Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, 1992-1994, Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs, 1994-1995, O...

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Creators:
Pemberton, John, 1928-2016
Dates:
1982-1986
Size:
769 Slides (color; 35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of 769 35mm color slides, dates from 1982 to 1986 and documents various Agemo festivals, a performing art of the Yoruba religion. More specifically, Pemberton photographed Agemo funeral rites at the Asu Aluwa house in Olosiwonade, Ijebu, various Agemo priests and their stools, the Odun Agemo festival, Chief Sherafusi's Odun Agemo festival in Igbile, and Egungun dancing at the palace in Oru, Ijebu.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1982-1995
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the subject files of the James Demetrion, Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and deal with Smithsonian Institution (SI) offices and topics, as well as outside organizations in the art and museum world. There are also a few records of work assignments of former employees and some of the Director's appoin...

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Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1992-1995
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of manuscripts of articles edited for publication in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, the official publication of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. These manuscripts were published in volume 14, no. 2-4; volume 15, no. 1-4; and volume 16, no. 1, of the Journal. Materials also include rejected manuscrip...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1925-1949
Size:
78.77 cu. ft. (65 record storage boxes) (1 half document box) (90 3x5 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 46
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit traces the operation of the Smithsonian from 1925 to 1949. It contains records from the last years of Secretary Charles D. Walcott's administration, perhaps most notably the ambitious but abortive fund raising campaign to add $10,000,000.00 to the Smithsonian's endowment. The Depression and consequent cut-backs in government ...

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Hartford Electric Light Company.
Foster Wheeler Corporation
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Stone and Webster.
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Dates:
1920 - 1961
Size:
4 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0968
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Emmet Mercury Boiler Records contains information about General Electric Company and Hartford Electric Light Company's development, installation, and use of William Le Roy Emmet's mercury boiler units. The mercury boiler units used mercury fluid along with steam power to improve cycle efficiency in converting coal or oil to electric power. The collection contains articles, news clippings, reports, instruction manuals, log books, data sheets, photographs, and drawings related to the experimental unit installed at Dutch Point, Connecticut, and the first commercial use of a mercury boiler at the South Meadow Station in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1850-1957
Size:
55 Boxes (approximately.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. Series 2 materials include cinema lobby cards, fire insurance maps, photographs and scrapbooks of liquor and wine labels. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983-2000
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, and departmental and Smithsonian files of the Office of the Director created during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern, Director (1983-2000). Topics of interest include the Smithsonian's 150th anniversary celebrations; the development of the MCI Center (sports arena) opposite the Gallery; Fern's professi...

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