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Creators:
Robertson, Jean
Crow, Nancy, 1943-
Dates:
1988 Aug. 17
Size:
14 Pages
Collection ID:
AAA.robejean
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Nancy Crow conducted by Jean Robertson, Aug.17, 1988, as a part of Robertson's research for the book, "Nancy Crow: Quilts and Influences" by Nancy Crow and Jean Robertson, Collector Books, Dec. 1989. Crow speaks about her childhood and early artistic aspirations; her dissatisfaction with her first quilts in the early 1970s; traditio...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2008-2012
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-278
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the tenure of Director Marc Pachter (2000-2008) and Martin Sullivan (2008-2012). Topics covered include exhibitions, digitization, staff meetings, and the Patent Office Building. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, ...

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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:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1983, 1998-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning process for developing new exhibitions and upgrading existing galleries. This accession also documents plans for the display of objects and development of themed kiosks at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The majority of the records were created by Michael J. Neufeld, Curator in ...

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United States National Museum. Department of Engineering and Industries
Dates:
1891-1957
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (15 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 84
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records originated mostly in the office of the Head Curator of the Department of Engineering and Industries, under Carl W. Mitman and Frank A. Taylor, but include records of several other curators, primarily Smith Hempstone Oliver and Paul E. Garber. The records include general correspondence, memoranda, and administrative files concerni...

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Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Mound Exploration Division
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910
Dates:
1881-1889
Size:
11 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2400
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Alabama - Arkansas; Canada, Florida - Illinois; also California and Canada, Indiana - New York, New York - North Dakota (and South Dakota), Ohio, Oregon - Tennessee (South Dakota, see North Dakota) Virginia - Wisconsin, "Miscellaneous and General" (more than one state discussed) General Correspondence, 1882-1892, A - Z Bibliography; Newsclippings; ...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Department of Prints and Drawings
Dates:
1965-1978
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 457
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files documenting the 23rd, 24th, and 25th National Exhibitions of Prints. Also included is a small group of administrative records concerning accessions, publications, the Smithsonian Art Commission, and relations with other museum offices.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 29-July 10, 2016
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Dates:
1960-1961
Size:
2 magazines (periodicals) (1 box )
Collection ID:
EEPA.2014-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of two issues of Life Magazine that include photographs by Eliot Elisofon. The articles that feature his work are "The Hopeful Launching of a Proud and Free Nigeria" (September 26, 1960) and "Africa's Savage Beauty" (October 13, 1961).

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Public Programs. Media Development Department
Dates:
1991-2006
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-200
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created for exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center. Exhibitions documented include All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture, Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life Along the North Pacific Coast, and New York: New Tribe....

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