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Creators:
Bellanca, Giuseppe M., 1886-1960
Dates:
1919-1959
Size:
248.5 Cubic feet (245 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0055
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the archives of Giuseppe M. Bellanca and his company, including the following types of mediums: drawings, stress analysis tests, reports, photographs/negatives, documents, correspondence, patent information, newspaper clippings, business records, and financial statements.

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Creators:
Kushi, Aveline, 1923-
Kushi, Michio, 1926-
Ohsawa, George
Dates:
1960-2006, undated
bulk 1970-1989
Size:
29 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
339 Cassette tapes
218 Video recordings
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0619
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publications, photographs, articles, audio and video recordings, and teaching materials relating to the rise of Macrobiotics in the United States, as popularized by Michio and Aveline Kushi. The bulk of the material was produced for the Kushi Foundation, Kushi Institute, and East West Foundation.

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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1961-circa 2005
Size:
6567 Slides (photographs) (11 Binders, color)
14 Documents (1 Binder)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 6,567 color slides taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg during various field studies among the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria between 1961 and circa 2005. The images depict Yoruba art and culture with a special focus on artisans, art objects, body arts, costume, festivals, hairstyles, indigenous photography, weaving and textiles. Cultural events depicted include Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art and wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles are also available in this collection.

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Creators:
Fosberg, F. Raymond (Francis Raymond), 1908-1993
Dates:
1960-1974
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files and correspondence created by F. Raymond Fosberg. Most of the materials document Fosberg's involvement with the U.S. International Biological Program and the Comparative Investigations of Tropical Reef Ecosystems Project. Materials include proposals, reports, and correspondence.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost
Dates:
1987-1998
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of J. Dennis O'Connor, Provost, which document administrative matters and special programs, exhibitions, and research in Smithsonian Institution museums, offices, and bureaus.

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Creators:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Dates:
2005-2007
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-295
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the grant funding of the member research centers of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). The funds are awarded by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Materials include grant applications, proposals, final financial re...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2015-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-201
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 48 Facebook accounts maintained by individual units throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Facebook is a third-party social networking site used for interaction with the general public. The accounts were captured between October 13, 2015, and January 29, 2016. Two accounts were captured again using a crawler on ...

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Creators:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Dates:
2007-2012
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-221
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the grant funding of the member research centers of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). The funds awarded come from the United States Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, center i...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
circa 1906-1945
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-297
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Sol Felty Light (1886-1947), a zoologist at the University of California, Berkeley, 1926-1947. These field notes document freshwater copepods collected mostly in the United States, and some notes document specimens collected by others. These materials were maintained by the National Museum of Natu...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Department of Contracts, Grants and Property Management
Dates:
1976-2004
Size:
39 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposal, contract and grant files. Materials include proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO.

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