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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
1941-2010
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Warren M. Robbins, founder and director emeritus of the Museum of African Art, later the National Museum of African Art. These papers document Robbins' work with museums, lectures, grant proposals, art acquisitions, exhibitions, publications, the Center for Cross-Cultural Communication, fund raising, ...

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Creators:
Pearmain, William Robert, 1888-1912
Dates:
1888-1955
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pearwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and activist William Robert Pearmain (1888-1912) and the Pearmain family measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1888-1955. Papers are found for William Robert Pearmain, his wife Nancy Douglas Brush (later Bowditch), their daughter Mary "Polly" Pearmain, and other members of the Pearmain family. There are biographical materials; family correspondence; a watercolor; a travel diary and school essays by Pearmain; printed materials, including clippings and two publications by the Industrial Workers of the World; and photographs of the Pearmain family and artwork.

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Creators:
Phillips, William, Dr., 1948-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2001 April 27
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0770
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 5-1/2 hours of video footage documenting an interview with Dr. William Phillips, a physicist and Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1997). Phillips discusses his background, work at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) using laser light to cool gases to the lowest temperature ever achieved, and his memories of winning the Nobel Prize.

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Creators:
Browning, Augustus
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
1 box
49 photographic prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Augustus Browning of Hausa and Fulani peoples in Nigeria between 1982 and 1985.

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Creators:
Powers, Preston, 1842 or 1843-1904
Dates:
1971-1992
Size:
1 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.powerich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Richard J. Powell papers date from 1971 through 1992 and mostly concern Powell's research and writings on painter William H. Johnson. Found is correspondence with curators, scholors, arts administrators, and U.S., Danish, and Scandinavian museums and associations. The papers also include two of Powell's illustrated research and travel journals from 1984 and 1985, printed materials concerning the exhibition Powell curated in 1991 at the National Museum of American Art Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946, research files that contain photocopies of original Johnson archival documents from various research repositories, and photographs (copy prints) of Johnson and his artwork.

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National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1947-1975
Size:
2.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of an administrative subject file primarily documenting the operation of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology under Chairmen Donald F. Squires, 1964-1965; Raymond B. Manning, 1967-1971; and David L. Pawson, 1971-1976. Records predating the establishment of the Department in 1964 were created by its predecessor, the ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Business Management Office
Dates:
1975-1989
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the operations of the Business Management Office (BMO), including concessionaires, mail order operations, various museum shops, product development and licensing, and warehouse operations.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution., Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1970-1998
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications produced by the Office of Public Affairs, such as Brochures, booklets, flyers, calendar of events, advertisements, and guides. Publications include "Calendar of Events" (1986-1991), advertisements in the Washington Post newspaper (1992-1998), visitor guides, and information on research opportunities ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events
Dates:
1965-1975
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files pertaining to Smithsonian Institution events, such as luncheons, meetings, exhibition openings, dedications, receptions, and the American Folklife Festivals. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, programs, guest lists, and invitations.

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Creators:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Dates:
1979-1996
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, and other planning documents pertaining to Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) biennial meetings and symposia. Materials include some photographs and a collection of oral histories on video and audiocassette tapes. Membership files are also included in this accession.

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