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Dates:
circa 1800 - circa 1898
Size:
3.4 Linear feet ((30 books))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-107
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from the 19th century, contains 30 books written by or concerning African-Americans. The books are largely non-fiction and include material relating to African-American churches and evangelists, fraternal organizations, prominent members of the African-American Community, former slaves, education and self-improvement. Also present are several volumes of poetry, a tax ledger and a volume concerning patents.

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Creators:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Dates:
1981-1990
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the formation and activities of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. The papers cover the activities of the first four presidents: Kenneth S. Norris, James G. Mead, W. F. Perrin, and Robert L. Brownell. Materials include information on board meetings (minutes, constitution, bylaws, animal protection ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Biodiversity Program
Dates:
1986-1992
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Biodiversity Program, directed by Don E. Wilson. Materials include correspondence; documents concerning workshops conducted in different countries; biodiversity database information; memoranda regarding research, exhibitions and outreach functions; lists of specimens; ...

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Creators:
Museum Computer Network
Dates:
1986-1992
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of the Executive Director; files of Spectra, the organization newsletter; membership and vendor lists; information about annual elections to the board as well as reports to the board and board correspondence; conference and workshop plans and notes; financial and tax information; grant proposals ...

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Creators:
Watson, Orla E., 1896-1983
Watson, Edith, (estate of)
Dates:
1946-1983
2000
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0739
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Telescoping Shopping Cart Collection, 1946-1983; 2000, provides information relating to the development of the product and the legal challenges encountered by its creator, Orla E. Watson, in the patenting, licensing, and manufacturing process. The collection is divided into three series: Series 1: Background Information, 1983;2000; Series 2: ...

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Creators:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997
Freeman, Leslie G.
Dates:
1969-1972
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7264
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other types of documents. They largely concern the arrangements for shipping the body to and from the Smithsonian. Several are from Leslie G. Freeman.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3207
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes on Kickapoo namining ceremonies and clans collected by Truman Michelson. Information was provided by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Oklahoma. The notes are primarily in English with some Kickapoo written on the first page.

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Creators:
Piercy, Henry, Captain (landlord)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1793-99.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0041
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This one-page property account of Captain Henry Piercy, Alexandria, Va., describes rents received, taxes paid on properties.

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Creators:
Igoe, Lynn, 1937-2006
Igoe, James
Dates:
1883
1968-1996
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.igoelynn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Lynn and James Igoe papers measure 0.2 linear feet and date primarily from 1968 to 1996 with a single receipt dating from 1883. The papers include correspondence primarily related to the Igoes' book 250 Years of Afro-American Art: An Annotated Bibliography, but also related to the Federal Tax Reform Act of 1969 and its effect on artists, as well as correspondence from artists to Norman Pendergraft; artist files; and printed material.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1639-1960
Size:
2.1 Cubic feet (consisting of 4 boxes, 2 folder, 11 oversize folders, 2 map case folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Real
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Real Estate forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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