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Dates:
2000
Size:
4 audiotapes.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9611
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Hegemann, Elizabeth Compton, 1897-1962
Dates:
circa 1922-1934
Size:
396 Copy negatives (acetate, 35mm)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during Elizabeth Compton Hegemann's trips to Hopi and Navajo reservations in the 1920s and early 1930s. They include images of Navajo, Hopi, and some Havasupai Indians, as well as the Grand Canyon and trading posts. Her photographs relating to Southwest Indians depict agriculture, crafts, and ceremonies, including a Navaho Squaw Da...

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Creators:
Bayly, Mura
Dates:
circa 1908-1910
Size:
29 Lantern slides
192 Prints (silver gelatin, albumen, halftone, chromolithograph, collotype, and platinum)
0.5 Linear feet (papers)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2010-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is comprised of papers and photographs relating to Mura Bayly's travels in Indonesia and the Pacific islands. Photographs including prints and lantern slides document daily life, arts, architecture, ceremonies, and various events of Javanese, Fijian, Samoan, Maori, and other people. Some photographs were made by professional photogra...

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Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
5 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.68
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Enlarged prints made from studio portraits of John Wesley Powell. One of the portraits is by Charles Parker of Washington, D. C.

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Ballard, Arthur C. (Arthur Condit), 1876-
Dates:
1902-1936
Size:
60 Prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
7 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4527
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph album prepared by Arthur C. Ballard circa 1950-1956 and submitted to the Indian Claims Commission in connection with the Mucklesoot claim. It includes images of Muckleshoot people, artifacts relating to salmon catching and preparation, dwellings, textiles, and ceremonial objects. Also included in the collection are Ballard's manuscript ...

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Russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
50 Mounted prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-122
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Tibetan monasteries, Potala Palace, Tibetan women, cities, and scenery in Central Tibet, including the region's capital, Lhasa. Prints are in a boxed set issued by the Imperial Russian Geographical Society (Russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo).

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Garner, R. L. (Richard Lynch), 1848-1920
Dates:
circa 1892-1910
Size:
49 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-58A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of primates, apparently those used by Garner in his experiments, as well as African people, villages, and plantlife. The collection also includes a few charts comparing the mental capabilities of apes and man, as well as maps of Africa; this suggests that the slides were used for lectures. The slides may have been used by Garner in his...

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Creators:
Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951
Dates:
circa 1914-1922
Size:
1 Print (platinum)
13 Prints (possibly aquatint)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to Arctic peoples that were part of a set made in connection with Robert Joseph Flaherty's documentary, Nanook of the North. They consist primarily of portraits of Arctic peoples, as well as images of a kayak in Hudson Bay, an man in the ice fields, and a close up image of a husky dog.

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Creators:
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Dates:
1904-1975
Size:
22 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.dallmuse
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibition files and records of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Exhibition files contain correspondence, publicity, announcements, catalogs, price lists, press releases, photographs and miscellany.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
Dates:
circa 1980-2004
Size:
4 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
4 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0570
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Shopping bags from a variety of businesses, including department stores, museums, book stores, libraries, hotels, banks, and specialty shops. Additional material will be added to this collection periodically.

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