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Creators:
Coffee, Richard J.
Dates:
circa 1945
Size:
19 Pages (11 x 8.5 in.)
2 Items (photographic prints , black & white, 3.5 x 4.5 in.)
1 Item (photographic print , black & white, 5 x 3.5 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2004-23
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of materials concerning Papua, New Guinea, collected by Richard J. Coffee of the United States Air Force. The collection contains a 19-page copy of a typed manuscript entitled "Daily Jottings On a Weeks Visit" by Herschel W. Carney. The manuscript details Carney's visit to the Wagi Valley during his service in the Air C...

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Creators:
Emily Dean
Edwin R. Dean
Dates:
1965-1967
Size:
117 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Slides taken in Nigeria, 1965-67, a few years after independence and at the eve of the Biafra War by Edwin R. and Emily Dean. Emily Dean took most of the photographs. She taught at the St. Louis Secondary School. The images are typical for the time period (note that some of them are half frame images, taken with a type of camera heavily promoted in the 1960s). Geographic locations reflect the Deans' experiences and travel: the University of Ibadan Campus, the Jos Museum, Bida , Zaria, Kano, Lagos, and Abeokuta. Of particular interest is a series of Adire production in Abeokuta, the old palace at Idanre and the Timi of Ede's Shango shrine.

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Philadelphia Sketch Club
Dates:
1860-1949
Size:
7 Linear feet ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.philsket
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 1049-page history of the club written in 1935 and a chronicle, 1860-1865, including lists of officers, income, and members and locations; 15 volumes of secretaries, treasurers and board minutes 1860-1937 (incomplete); a constitution, 1882-1889; some correspondence; exhibition catalogs and announcements; inventories of club collections including a...

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Creators:
Bazemore, Henry
Dates:
circa 1940s
Size:
0.42 Linear feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-067
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, dated circa 1940s and measuring .42 linear feet, documents the lives and activities of the residents of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings. The collection is comprised of black-and-white photographs.

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Creators:
Ireland, Emilienne
Dates:
1982-1983
Size:
2 Sound cassettes
57 Color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Waura Indians making dance costumes from buriti palm fiber and food for a curing ceremony.

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Creators:
National Postal Museum
Dates:
1999-2001
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document that planning, building, and administration of the Winton M. Blount Center for Postal Studies at the National Postal Museum. The Blount Center was funded in large part by former Postmaster General Winton M. Blount and serves as a research, education, and conference center at the museum to e...

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Creators:
Smoot family
Dates:
circa 1903-1937
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((1 box) (2 map case folders))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-060
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1903-1937, documents the lives and activities of the Smoot family of Washington, D.C. The collection is comprised of a diploma, a Nurses' Examining Board certificate, a photo postcard of the family church, two photo postcards of family members, and an oversized black-and-white photograph depicting postal workers in front of the Old Post Office.

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Creators:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Dates:
circa 1875-1897
Size:
5 Items (linear inches 1 box)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2009-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains the papers of Frank Hamilton Cushing. The collection, which dates from circa 1875-1897, includes a poem, "The sun is sinking to the west," dated June 10, 1875; drafts of a letter sent to Spencer Baird, 1875; a manuscript concerning customs written in a shaky hand on badly deteriorated ledger paper; a Smithsonian official re...

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Creators:
Ames, David Watson
Dates:
1950
Size:
125 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by David Ames of rural Wolof village life in Gambia in 1950.

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Creators:
Woolf, Paul J., 1899-1985
Dates:
1940-1964
Size:
1 Boxe (Archival materials:)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.005
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These materials provide supporting documentation for the Paul Woolf photographs. These papers contain reference materials, including publications and ephemera, biographical materials, including articles about Woolf and his C.V., documentation of Woolf's travel and photography, including typescript and handwritten notes, correspondence and ephemer...

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