Jon Breslar papers
Breslar, Jon, 1949-2005
These papers document Jon Breslar's fieldwork on Mayotte, Comoro Islands for his dissertation as well as his work developing a new housing policy for Mayotte. The collection contains his professional correspondence, field notes, research notes, his writings, writings by others, newspaper clippings, teaching materials for his Shimaore language course, photographs, maps, plant specimens, and sound recordings.
This accession consists of records pertaining to offices reporting to the Assistant Secretary for Research as well as includes materials regarding projects funded by the Scholarly Studies Program.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2010 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
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.
This accession consists primarily of photocopies of S. Dillon Ripley's speeches, and includes three audiotapes; subject personal/confidential files including correspondence, reports and memoranda; draft copies of the Secretary's Statement; journal articles for various publications by Ripley; and Administrative Assistant to the Secretary Mary Lynne McElroy's "working files" consisting of …
This accession consists of records that document the Smithsonian Institution’s activities with the United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concerning the preservation of endangered historical and cultural ruins such as Mohenjo-Daro (Pakistan), Carthage (Libya), and the Abu Nidal Egyptian temples (Philae Project, Nubian Campaign); the study of …
David Challinor Papers
This accession consists of correspondence, journals, photographs, articles, papers relating to Challinor's work with the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), and other materials documenting his Smithsonian career and his personal life.
This accession consists of exhibit scripts, manuscripts; memoranda, correspondence; newspaper articles; posters, booklets; brochures, and photocopies of chapters from books, including journal articles. There are also architectural drawings; drawings and sketches; and computer printouts.
This accession consists of administrative records of the Office of the Secretary, Robert McCormick Adams, for the year 1988.
This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the Office of Public Affairs, especially those activities related to public outreach, media relations, special events, and reporting. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, publications, serials, maps, brochures, annual report submissions, press releases, studies, photographs, compact discs, and planning documents.
This accession consists of records from the Office of International Relations and its predecessors, which document activities between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign nations in regard to scientific research, special projects, and exhibitions. The material consists of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, and notes pertaining to these matters, as well as the …