Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
These papers consist of Vaughan's professional correspondence with American and foreign scientists concerning descriptions of fossil localities; the identification, description and exchange of specimens; research in coral foraminifera and oceanography; research conditions in Europe around the time of World War II; and the activities of scientific committees on which Vaughan …
Gloria Katz and Willard M. Huyck Jr. Collection
Contains photographic prints, in formats including albumen prints (many hand-colored), collotypes, gelatin silver prints. All images but one are of Japanese origin and depict Japanese people and scenes. The other image depicts a group of yogis in India.
Special Exhibition Records
This accession consists of materials documenting the research and production of the exhibition "Magnificent Voyagers, United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842," curated by Herman J. Viola. Materials include research materials, funding proposals, contact sheets, speech notes, loan records, evaluations, committee materials, drafts of some chapters, and some oversize graphics.
Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
This accession consists of records documenting curatorial activities within the Department of Paleobiology, including correspondence and memoranda concerning research, field trips, and specimens; administrative records; manuscript reviews; and exhibitions. These records primarily document Francis M. Hueber's paleobotanical research and the administration of the Paleobotany Division within the Department of Paleobiology …
Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy films
Holmes, Burton, 1870-1958
Film shot and collected by Ananda Coomaraswamy, former Curator of the Asian Section of the Boston Museum of fine Arts, documenting Cambodia, Thailand, India, Ceylon, and Japan. Collection contains supplementary materials, namely, associated texts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the …
Mary Jane Rathbun Papers
The papers of Mary Jane Rathbun document her career as a carcinologist and consist of correspondence, 1894-1938; manuscripts; research material; photographs; and an autobiographical memoir.
This accession consists of records documenting collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign nations in regard to scientific research, special events, and exhibitions. The materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts and agreements; reports; conference information; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; proposals; photographs and negatives; speech papers; clippings …
This accession contains records documenting the planning, construction, and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include scripts, plans, drawings, memoranda, reports, photographs, and related materials documenting Hall 7, "Peoples of Asia and Africa," and Hall 8, "Peoples of the Pacific;" files maintained by …
Homer Garner Barnett Papers
The Homer Garner Barnett papers, 1934-1973, consist of papers, photographs, slides, maps, and periodicals primarily documenting his ethnological work among American Indians, Palauans, and the people of Netherlands New Guinea (Irian Jaya).
F. Raymond Fosberg Papers
These papers consist primarily of correspondence and project files documenting F. Raymond Fosberg's professional career as a botanist and biogeographer. Included are extensive files documenting his work on the Aldabra Research Subcommittee and the Flora of Ceylon Project. Also included is extensive correspondence with David R. Stoddart. The papers also …