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Philadelphia Typewriter Company
Mechanisms, Division of.
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
Dates:
1886-1902
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0123
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records contain correspondence chiefly of John Elfreth Watkins, a key organizer and officer of the company. Watkins was also a curator of Transportation at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and later "accepted a salaried position…building up the technological collections pertaining to the transportation industry." The corresponden...

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Creators:
Mandragos, Nicholas C., (engineer), 1896-
Mandragos, Frieda
Engineering, Division of (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1905-1964
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0484
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists almost entirely of notes Mandragos used as the basis for lectures to his engineering classes. They cover various problem areas: stress analysis of structures, strength of materials, hydraulics and other technical aspects of structural design. There are also a few notes Mandragos made as a student in the 1920s and 1930s. T...

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Creators:
Shore, Philip D. (photographer or collector)
Dates:
1955
Size:
1 Color print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2013-21
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph made in Desemboque, Sonora, depicting Seri women and child, including basketweaver Clemencia holding baskets. Clemencia may be holding two baskets that she made, now in the collections of the Anthropology Department, National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
Waite, George L.
Dates:
1930
Size:
47 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2010-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of 47 lantern slides, some hand‐colored, that appear to have been made to illustrate a talk by Waite entitled, "Desert Sheiks." Images show Algerian nomadic people, their camps, and activities including animal husbandry, Algerian towns and villages, and views of the Algerian countryside. There are also several images of the ...

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Creators:
Whelpley, H. M. (Henry Milton), 1861-1926
Dates:
1902
Size:
9 Mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4697
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Henry Milton Whelpley in Minnesota and South Dakota in August 1902. Images depict people and pictographs at a quarry in Pipestone, Minnesota, as well as individuals including Mrs. Keochsmoney (Walk Fast and Strike), Dr. Isaac Stinger, and others near Keochsmoney's house in Flandreau, South Dakota.

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Dates:
circa 1880-1890
Size:
38 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-50
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting artifacts collected and peoples encountered during the Wilkes Expedition, also known as the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842. They include images of clubs, axes, spears, sennit rolls, paddles and canoes, a drum, clothing, and people from Fiji, Hawaii, the Marquesas Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Samoa, and ...

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Dates:
1910-1911
Size:
1 Copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-130
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Group portrait of recipients and dons of Oxford University Diploma in Anthropology Class, made in June 1910. The anthropologists depicted are Wilson Dallam Wallis, Diamond Jenness, Charles Marius Barbeau, Henry Balfour, Arthur Thompson, and Robert R. Marett.

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Creators:
McGhee, George Crews, 1912-
Dates:
circa 1970s
Size:
2 Pages (Report :)
62 Mounted color prints
154 Color prints (Album :)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs possibly made by George McGhee depicting people, dwellings, carvings, masks, and ceremonies in Papua New Guinea. The collection also includes an album of photographs portraying artifacts purchased by McGhee from dealers in New Guinea; McGhee's collection of artifacts was donated to the National Museum of Natural History along with thes...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1901
Size:
1 Print (halftone)
9 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2L
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting National Museum anthropological exhibit cases at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, in 1901. Exhibits include those on Native American weaving, picture-writing, pottery, bow and arrows, narcotic utensils, and firemaking devices, as well as dioramas of Tehuelche Tohono O'Odham dwelling groups. The photographs' mo...

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Dates:
circa 1889-1894
Size:
3 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of William Henry Holmes and others, probably archeologists, at the paleoindian Piney Branch Quarry site in Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC.

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