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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1924
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3090
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Material comprises 56 typed pages manuscript, transcriptions of 2 songs and descriptive analyses of 2 songs. The title page of a manuscript "Songs and Instrumental Music of the Tule Indians of Panama," is filed herein. 56 pages text, 9 pages descriptive analyses, and 11 pages transcriptions, once filed under catalog number 3090, are no longer prese...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (33 x 50 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7415
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The calendar is divided into several panels. Tables in Chinese writing occupy small rectangular panels in the four corners and pictures occupy the remaining panels. The table in the two top corners marks months and seasonal dates, such as the spring equinox, summer solstice, and so forth. The table occupying the two bottom corners note forbidden, o...

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Creators:
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934
Tompkins, William
Dates:
1897-circa 1930s
Size:
85 Items (0.85 linear feet (2 boxes and 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4396
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Personal letters received by Hugh Lenox Scott and his collection of newspaper clippings relating to Indians. Box 1: Personal letters received, 1897-98 and 1926, 1929. Alphabetically arranged by sender. Approximately 100 letters. Bills and receipts, personal. 1 folder. Newsclippings. Roughly sorted by cataloguer into the following categories: Sign L...

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Creators:
Asano Bunki
Watanabe Torazō
Seikōdō
Dates:
1882
Size:
1 Sheet (69x37 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7195
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Included are topographic features, the harbor view with various watercraft in the bay, and the port city layout with identification marks for temples, shrines, street names, public buildings, and other points of interest.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1790
Size:
1 Sheet (64x54 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7179
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map is a view of buildings, street scenes, and hot springs. It identifies names of hot springs and includes notes on their efficacies for certain or all known ailments. It also identifies temples and other points of interest. An inset lists place names and distances from Katsatus. Affixed is a clipping of a picture showing women at an open air ...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1920s-1930s?
Size:
1 Sheet (21.5x14.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7176
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map shows a bird's-eye view of the city and its surroundings--the city as a grid of streets and the environs as hills, bay, and so forth. Identified and/or illustrated are various historical and scenic points of interest, including the anchoring spot for the blackships of European nations and the spot where Perry landed. An English caption emph...

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Creators:
Kōto shorin
Take no hara Yoshibei
Dates:
1864
Size:
1 Sheet (60x90 cm with added piece, 12x39 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7180
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map includes historical and geographical features of Kyoto, including an inset that lists distances from Nijō Obashk (bridge) to various points of interest. Identified with colors are temples, shirines, palaces, castle remains, streets, shopes, and so forth.

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Creators:
Meyer, Frank Nicholas
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-7
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of four men working a pumping apparatus, probably in Central China, for irrigation or draining purposes. According to the original catalog card, the apparatus "consists of an endless chain of paddles moving over two axles and forcing water along a trough in the cuds of which the axles are placed. The power is by treadmill or crank moved by ...

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Creators:
Columbian Institute
Dates:
1816-1841, with related papers, 1791-1800
Size:
2.61 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 half document box) (2 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of records, mostly dated 1816-1830, concerning the founding and operation of the Columbian Institute by Edward Cutbush, Thomas Law, and others. Records document efforts to raise money for a building, publishing projects, and a botanical garden; and to collect natural history specimens. Also included are minutes of ...

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Creators:
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-, interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Accession 009612
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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