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Creators:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Dates:
undated
Size:
450 Items (ca. 450 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1299
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

145 in number. List of Modoc myths: 1 Girl saved by a mountain- 1 page. 2 Five Gusessolam brothers- 1 page. 3 Nanihlas (Bat) 1 page. 4 Lok (Grizzly bear) and Koe (a large white bird) 1 page. 5 Skunk 1 page. 6 Tsasas (skunk) 1 page. 7 Lok steals the food of Pseutiwas 1 page. 8 Kumuc, Wicink (snake) and Mank (squirrel) 1 page. 9 Kumush 1 page. 10 Kum...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Management Analysis Office
Dates:
1960-1980, with related records from 1918
Size:
52.5 cu. ft. (52 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 294
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records for the most part date from 1960, when Ann S. Campbell became Supervisory Management Analyst in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration. These records include correspondence, organization charts, project reports, audit reports, directives (with background information), various task force minutes, MAO internal...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1970-1985
Size:
15.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 360
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of press releases, memoranda, tapes documenting Museum activities, newspaper clippings concerning the Museum, correspondence, exhibition catalogues, exhibition scripts, invitations, guest lists, and photographs. Material pre-dating the appointment of Rebecca Bean consists entirely of news clippings.

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Creators:
Utagawa, Hiroshige, 1826?-1869
Dates:
circa 1861-1863
Size:
10 Prints (22 x 15.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7340
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Information from Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology. Mrs. Houchins has indicated that the material is in two groups under two titles, one being Edo meisho (Famous places of Edo) and Edo meishō zue (Famous views and scenes of Edo). She believes the first title is after an illustrated gazetteer that was published in 1836 that includ...

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Dates:
Nikko, Japan, Dantaisha, 1938
Size:
1 Item (39.5 x 54 cm page)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7185
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map features the architectural details and ground plans of the Tōshōgū, the shrine which was built in 1617 for the tomb of Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa shogun. Included are two portraits, one of the Ieyasu and the other of the third Tokugawa shogun, Iemitsu. There are also views of a procession scene of the Tōshōgū festival, falls, shrines, and o...

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Creators:
Hecheng
Dates:
January 1, 1876
Size:
8 Pages (9.5x22.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7178
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Title page reads: Guangxu yuannian shieryue chu wuri (The fifth day of the twelfth month of the first year of the reign period of Guangxu) Mulu (catalogue)Yuchich (imperial decree) Kungchiwang zouquing (Prince's petition to the Emperor). The date is derived from this. The prince has been identified as Yi Xin.

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Creators:
McLane, Abby Knight
Dates:
n.d
Size:
96 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7177
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A tangram (qiqiaoban) is a set of seven pieces shaped so that they form a square when their sides are properly joined together. They can also be joined together to form various shapes of geometric designs, animals, and other figures. This booklet shows possibilities for a certain set.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Sheets (15 to 17 x 25 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7421
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The following are descriptions of the pictures that are copied from an accompanying sheet: harvesting rice--the cycles in the farmers' hands are made of iron and palm wood; carrying sheaves of rice to be thrashed; threshing rice--the flail used is made of palm wood and bamboo; sweeping the rice grain together in order to have it sifted; sifting the...

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Dates:
late 19th century
Size:
1 Item (59 cm. x 25.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7322
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A print of this type is used in Chinese homes as a talisman. It shows Pangu, the mythological creator of the universe. In this image, he holds in his hands the sun (with yang symbol in ideograph) and the moon (with yin symbol in ideograph), for he created the universe by transforming yin and yang. An ax on a tree stump is an instrument believed to ...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1825 or earlier
Size:
1 Volume (45 pages 31 loose pages, 23.5 cm x 34 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7162
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The title is apparently figurative, for the eleven drawings in this collection depict punishments other than those by the sword. Accompanying notes describe the punishments in the drawings.

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