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Creators:
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960
Dates:
1910-1993
bulk 1910-1960
Size:
15.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cahiholg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Holger Cahill (1887-1960) date from 1910 to 1993, with the bulk of the material dating from 1910-1960, and measure 15.8 linear feet. The collection offers researchers fairly comprehensive documentation of Cahill's directorship of the Works Progress/Projects Administration's (WPA) Federal Art Project (FAP) in addition to series documenting his work as a writer and art critic. Material includes correspondence, reports, artist files, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Rice, Moses P.
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
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Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
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Dates:
1923-1940
Size:
15 Boxes
The materials in the subseries consists of black and white silver gelatin negatives.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.12
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Subseries 4.12 materials primarily document clients of the Scurlock Studio that were organizations and the images depict those groups' and organizations' activities. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Dept. of Contracts, Grants and Property Management
Dates:
1957-2001
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposal, contract and grant files. Materials include proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO.

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Creators:
Reining, Priscilla
Dates:
1916-2007
bulk 1934-2007
Size:
2 flat boxes
60.25 Linear Feet (145 boxes)
23 computer storage devices (floppy discs, zip discs, data tapes, and magnetic tape)
6 sound recordings
2 map drawers
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Priscilla Reining papers, 1916-2007, primarily document the professional life of Reining, a social anthropologist and Africanist who worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 1974 to 1989. Her area of specialty was sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in desertification, land tenure, land use, kinship, population, fertility, and HIV/AIDS. During the 1970s, she pioneered the use of satellite imagery in conjunction with ethnographic data. She is also known for her ground-breaking research in the late 1980s that showed that uncircumcised men were more susceptible to contracting HIV/AIDS than circumcised men. The collection contains correspondence, field research, research files, writings, day planners, teaching files, student files, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and electronic records. Reining's research files, particularly on the Red Lake Ojibwa, the Haya, HIV/AIDS, and satellite imagery, form a significant portion of the collection.

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1954-1968
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records constitute part of the morgue files for the Science Service, and as such contain past articles, press releases and other materials pertaining to computers. Files are categorized according to Library of Congress headings.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1982-1984, 1990-1998
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Linda Dunne, Deputy Director, documenting restructuring of departments, personnel and vacancies, museum attendance, donations from non-profit organizations, and the development of the ArtCIS collection management system. Materials include memoranda, printed e-mail, notes, organizatio...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Kerry Brougher, Chief Curator, documenting the planning, execution, and press coverage of the exhibition, Open City: Street Photographs Since 1950. Materials include clippings, correspondence, memoranda, floor plans, label text, press releases, brochures, promotional materials, ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics
Dates:
1991-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Curator of Ceramics, documenting the coordination of and outreach for the exhibition of porcelain from the Min qui jing she (Min Chiu Society), "Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1974-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files documenting various administrative entities of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and its predecessor, the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA). The earlier files were created by Harry Jordan, who was Assistant Director for Museum Administration and Management from 1974 to 1976; and by H...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1981-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of the "Volcanoes" exhibition. Additional records relate to contracts for audio productions by Smithsonian Productions Jazz Masterworks that accompanied "Beyond Category." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, budgets, loan agreements, itineraries, mis...

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