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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1978-2003
Size:
7.69 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of special exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People," "Eyes on Science: Illustrating Natural History," "Spiders!," "Seeds of Change," "Margaret Mee: Return to the Amazon," "Galapagos: A Living Laboratory," "Making of the Natural ...

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Creators:
Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance
Hudson Museum (University of Maine at Orono)
Dates:
2006-2008
Size:
51 Videocassettes (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.019
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Videotapes of interviews with basketmakers from the Maine Indian Basketmakers' Alliance (MIBA) documenting Maine Indian art forms. Created by the Hudson Museum in partnership with MIBA.

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Creators:
Gabriel, Léopold
Dates:
between 1920-1940
Size:
370 postcards (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 9 x 14 cm. or smaller )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by L. Gabriel in Central Africa and Mozambique between 1914-1920.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
July 1-4, 1967
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1967
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Lankton, James W.
Dates:
1989
Size:
225 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by art gallery owner James W. Lankton in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to document Kuba art and culture. Images are primarily from Mushenge, the Kuba capital. Activities documented include house building, wood carving, coffee drying, embroidering, hat making, drum playing, hair styling and basket weaving. Images of objects include a loom, a mask, musical instruments, royal costumes, road signs and textiles. Architecture includes an art school; village houses; king's palace and reception area; a mission church including altar, doors and interior; market shops; and a weaver's house. Portraits include the Kuba king, the king's retainers, his sons and a weaver.

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Creators:
W.M. Cline Company
Dates:
circa 1937-1938
Size:
10 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.362
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 10 photographs depicting the Eastern Band of Cherokee in North Carolina. The photographs were shot by W.M. Cline Company of Chattanooga, Tennessee circa 1937.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1845-1928
Size:
0.47 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 oversize folder, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Adhesives
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Adhesives forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Dates:
undated
Size:
450 items (ca. 450 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1299
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

145 in number. List of Modoc myths: 1 Girl saved by a mountain- 1 page. 2 Five Gusessolam brothers- 1 page. 3 Nanihlas (Bat) 1 page. 4 Lok (Grizzly bear) and Koe (a large white bird) 1 page. 5 Skunk 1 page. 6 Tsasas (skunk) 1 page. 7 Lok steals the food of Pseutiwas 1 page. 8 Kumuc, Wicink (snake) and Mank (squirrel) 1 page. 9 Kumush 1 page. 10 Kum...

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Creators:
Bedell, Harriet M., 1875-
Dates:
1910-1939
Size:
233 Photographic prints (black and white)
115 Copy negatives (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.037
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographs in this collection include indoor and outdoor portraits, domestic scenes, landscapes of Gwich'in (Kutchin), Seminole and Cheyenne Indians taken by Deaconess M. Bedell from her work as missionary between 1907-1939.

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Creators:
Weir, Thomas
Dates:
1960-1966
Size:
48 photographic prints ((1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
2,330 slides (photographs) ((2 v.), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Thomas Weir in Liberia to document Liberian culture, 1960-1966. The photographs document the architecture, arts, events and peoples of Liberia, particularly the Bassa, Kru and Vai. Activities documented include blacksmithing, ivory carving, the making of a dugout canoe, pottery, market vending and basket and cloth weaving. Architectural images include government ministries, hospitals, schools and numerous street scenes in Monrovia, as well as Bassa houses and villages. Art works depicted include paintings on houses and signs, as well as paintings, sculptures and textiles created as tourist art. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Liberians portrayed include President William V.S. Tubman and the people of Monrovia and other towns.

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