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Creators:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-
Dates:
circa 1970-2016
Size:
8.12 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Edward C. Green, circa 1970-2016, document his work as an applied medical anthropologist and research consultant focusing principally on the distribution and prevention of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa and South America. Much of Green's research and policy focus lay in understanding indigenous health belief systems and instituting locally-designed approaches to major health concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, field diaries and typed research, sound recordings, photographs, and published reports and articles, including material from his dissertation research among the Matawai Maroons of Suriname.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
circa 1980s
Size:
136 Photographic prints ((1 box; 2 folders), black and white, 8 x 10 inches or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-017
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs from various museums assembled by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) for use in the traveling exhibition entitled, "Art of Cameroon" (on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History from February 1, 1984-June 17, 1984). The exhibition was described on the Smithsonian website in these words: "On view are 153 objects, including figural sculptures, thrones, stools, elephant masks, bowls, baskets, calabashes (gourds), drinking horns, textiles, and more. Many objects are on loan from museums and collectors in the U.S., Europe, and Africa. "A crossroads for the migrations of many peoples, the diversity of Cameroon's population is reflected in the great variety and richness of art forms. Objects from the steppes and the forest are shown, but the primary focus of the exhibition is the art of the West African kingdoms of the Cameroon grassfields."

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Cook, Lavinia
C., R., Mrs
Smith, John, 1580-1631
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Dates:
post 1893
Size:
38 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2197
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes occasional brief references to the Mattaponi and Chickahominy. Contents: Indian medicines by Lavinia Cook, 3 pages; names of Chiefs, from "Mrs R. C.," 1 page; the country and animals hunted, 1 page; tenure of lands, 1 page; population, 1 page; government, 1 page; "sustentation," 1 page; local names in King William Co., Virginia, 3 pages, n...

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Creators:
Simmons, Ozzie G.
Dates:
1949-1966
1980
bulk 1950-1953
Size:
5.25 Linear feet (Six document boxes (including one box of restricted materials), four card file boxes, and one oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ozzie G. Simmons (1919--988) served as field director in Peru for the Bureau of American Ethnology's Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA) from 1949 to 1952 and as Consulting Anthropologist for the Institute of Inter-American Affairs, Chile. The papers in this collection mainly concern his field research on the role of alcohol in the community of Lunahuaná, Peru. The collection also contains draft manuscripts on the activities of the public health service in Lima and Chimbote, Peru, and his study of medical centers in Chile.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Institute of Social Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1945-1950
Size:
8 Color prints
39 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Posters (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4623
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made as part of the work of the Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA), some of which have been mounted on posters for a Smithsonian Institution Regents Exhibit. The photographs document people, the built and natural environments, agricultural work, and events (including dances and a Catholic procession) in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and...

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Creators:
Ubelaker, Douglas H.
Dates:
circa 1980
Size:
12 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-36
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of human bone used in the Cultural Resource Management Studies publication issued by the Department of Interior in 1980. Some of the images show the results of excavations in South Dakota and Maryland, views of masses of bones in an ossuary in Maryland and burial urns in Ecuador, and an example of trephination.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
1978-1979, 1995-1996, 2003
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting three exhibitions in which insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992) collections were featured. The Dynamics of Evolution Hall, which opened in 1979, featured a section on population potential that was illustrated with a full-size kitchen covered in freeze-dried cockroaches that were rea...

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National Museum of Natural History. Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Dates:
1963-1967
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-362
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program (POBSP) consisted of biological surveys of an area of the Pacific Ocean that was dotted with clusters of islands and atolls. The major goals of the program were to learn what plants and animals occurred on the islands, the seasonal variations in their numbers and reproductive activities, and the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Dates:
1965-1966
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program (POBSP) consisted of biological surveys of an area of the Pacific Ocean that was dotted with clusters of islands and atolls. The major goals of the program were to learn what plants and animals occurred on the islands, the seasonal variations in their numbers and reproductive activities, and the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-016
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and blog maintained by the Department of Botany. The departmental website, crawled August 22, 2013, includes information on research projects, collections, staff, and fellowships; a bibliography of staff publications; botanical photographs and illustrations; the monthly "Biological Conservation Newsletter,...

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