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Creators:
Zisfein, Melvin B.
Dates:
1947-1995 and undated
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Included in this collection are articles, reports, notebooks, photographs, slides, and certificates and awards. There is very little personal correspondence, but papers written by Zisfein contained in this collection seem to represent some of his major writings. Of special note are 15 notebooks kept by Zisfein at NASM, which contain notes ...

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Creators:
Higgins, Robert P.
Dates:
1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Robert P. Higgins (1932- ), an invertebrate zoologist who held various positions at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History, 1968-1996. These field notes document his collecting trips around the world. Materials also include scientific illustrations and maps.

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Creators:
Roderick, Walter R. interviewee
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9590
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Plant Services
Dates:
1973-1979
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-034
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the concerns of the Director of the Office of Plant Services (OPlantS). Records pertain to a variety of topics including repairs, renovations, restorations, safety, and general staffing issues. Materials include memoranda, reports, floor plans, clippings, black and white photographs, and related ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Dates:
1881, 1895-1976
Size:
56 cu. ft. (56 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Museum of Mankind
Dates:
circa 1850s-1870s
Size:
159 copy prints
800 photocopies (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R80-54
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and correpospondence relating to a 1970s project that correlated William Blackmore photograph collections in the National Anthropological Archives and the Museum of Mankind (Ethnography Department, British Museum). The collection includes photocopies of photographs of American Indians (mostly portraits) collected by William Blackmore an...

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Creators:
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
circa 1933-1952
Size:
6 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Print (halftone or collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-80
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting members of the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology and Department of Anthropology. The collection includes photographs of William Duncan Strong, Robert Stephenson, and M.T. Newman in the field (1933, 1938, and 1952); a photograph of Dr. Walter Hough and Neil M. Judd (1935); a group portrait of the Department of Anthrop...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Assistant Director for Administration
Dates:
circa 1955-1988
Size:
29.5 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 335
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include correspondence and memoranda with NMAH curators, government agencies, collections committee for NMAH, professional associations, and academicians; information pertaining to the Doubleday Lectures; staff appointments; accounting ledgers; congressional budget submission reports and hearing files; five year funding prospectus; fed...

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Creators:
Ravenhill, Philip L.
Dates:
1989
Size:
2 Volumes (slides , color)
1 Boxe (dupe slides, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken during a research trip to Mali in 1989 to study the art and architecture of the Dogon and Bamana peoples. Accompanying Dr. Ravenhill was Stanley Staniski from Media Resources. Their work resulted in the video production entitled, Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali, for the National Museum of African Art.

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Creators:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Alderman, Alonzo (Tony) Elvis, 1900-1983 ((musician))
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1927-1983
Size:
4 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Alonzo Elvis "Tony" Alderman played country music with the Galax Dixie Concert Band and The Hill Billies. During the 1950s through 1970s he recorded old-time and early country music, primarily at festivals and conventions. Alderman recorded many of the open-reel audiotapes in the collection at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Galax, Virginia.

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