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Creators:
Chapman, Dean R., 1922-1995
Dates:
circa 1960-1976
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes; 1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dean R. Chapman (1922-1995) was an authority on tektites (enigmatic natural glass objects that are found in certain regions of both the Earth's land surfaces and in its deep sea sediments. Tektites have historically been collected along with meteorites). He spent most of his career as an aerodynamicist at the National Aeronautics and Spac...

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Dates:
On or shortly after September 3, 1925.
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (22 negatives)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The first American-built rigid airship to use helium, the USS Shenandoah (ZR-1, commissioned 1923) was destroyed in a squall on September 3, 1925, with the bulk of the airship crashing near Ava, Ohio; this collection consists of 22 negatives taken at the site of crash.

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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Merrill, Eliza W.
Merrill, Gertrude H.
Dates:
1807.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Surveying book, August 13, 1807, contains measurement tables and sample problems for surveying land.

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Creators:
Lundeberg, Philip K.
Dates:
1962-2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-618
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Philip K. Lundeberg, Curator Emeritus at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), documenting his maritime history research, museum related projects, professional activities, and events such as his retirement. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; papers and articles; information about ...

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Creators:
Marye, William Bose, 1886-1979
Stearns, Richard E. (Archaeologist)
Dates:
ca. 1913 - 1956
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4524
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Brief field notes and notes from the land records; reproductions of old maps by Ducatel and others; sketch maps showing sites visited by Marye; site photographs by Marye and by Richard Stearns. Cf. Marye, W. B., "Shell-Heaps on Chesapeake Bay," in Warren King Moorehead (Company), A Report on the Susquehanna River Expedition, Andover, 1938, pages 12...

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Creators:
Noland, Kenneth, 1924-2010
Dates:
[ca. 1952-1984]
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nolakenn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, photographs and an audio cassette relating to the sculptor David Smith and his works.

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Creators:
Adams, Harriet Dyer
Dates:
ca. 1950-1951
Size:
23 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.adamharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six letters and postcards from David Smith to Adams, Mar.-Dec. 1951; photographs, including 4 of Smith and his sculpture taken by Adams at Smith's studio at Bolton Landing, N.Y. during the summer of 1950 and several of his sculpture and exhibit installation at the Junior Art Gallery, Louisville (Ky.) Public Library, 1951. Also included is an announ...

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Dates:
1975
Size:
6 Color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-55
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Governor Edison Laselute and Lieutenant Governor Darson Zunie with a "Lincoln cane," a symbol of the Pueblo governor's authority.

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Creators:
Grayson, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1920
Dates:
1908
Size:
7 Leaves (manuscript, 10 x 8 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2010-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of a 7-leaf manuscript written by George Washington Grayson in 1908. The manuscript is an account of the life of Moty Tiger (Hoo-ma Ti-ka), who became Principal Chief of the Creek Nation in 1907.

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Creators:
Winter and Pond
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Items (photos )
4 Postcards
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4761
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Believed to have been taken at time of the Alaska-Canada boundary survey, 1909-10 and postcards collected at the same time.

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