Alberto Vargas papers
The papers of Peruvian born illustrator Alberto Vargas measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1985. The collection is comprised of awards and certificates; beauty pageant judging records; correspondence; a diary from 1915; a notebook and poems; pencil drawings; clippings, magazines, music album covers, and artwork reproductions; and photographs of Vargas, his family, at work related events, and works of art.
Summer Banner films of the South Pacific
2 Videocassettes (43 minutes, color sound)
Collection consists of video and motion picture film shot by Summer Banner in the 1970s and 1980s in the South Pacific and of the Festival of Pacific Arts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its …
Charles Lewis Gazin Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Historic American Merchant Marine Survey Records
This collection is comprised of over 18 cubic feet of material generated during the course of the Historic American Merchant Marine Survey. The bulk of the collection consists of survey books and measured drawings. Other records include administrative papers relating to the project, an index and catalogue, and a listing of …
William A. Smalley papers
William A. Smalley (1923-1997) was a missionary and anthropological linguist. This collection mainly concerns his work with Hmong scripts and the Khmu' language and contains correspondence, notes, writings, reference materials, photographs, and sound recordings.
Grayce Uyehara Papers
The papers document the life and activism of Grayce Uyehara who was a pivotal figure within the Redress Movement and sought reparations for the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Carl Etter papers and photographs on Ainu folklore and culture
Ainu folklore collected by Carl Etter during the early 1930s in the Japanese regions of Hokkaido, the Kuril islands, and Sakhalin. Also included are photographs of the Ainu people, their villages, and rituals.
This accession consists of materials produced by H. W. Kale, former Vice President and later President (1990-1995) of the Colonial Waterbird Society (CWS). Also included is the correspondence of Keith L. Bildstein, former Vice President of CWS, and Robert S. Baker, former Treasurer. Some records date back to when CWS was …
These records consist of correspondence between Slocum and various persons and organizations he dealt with in carrying out his duties. They also document some of his personal interests, notably numismatics and the work of the English Speaking Union.
This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to agriculture, zoology, fisheries, mining engineering, and manufacturers. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Bureau of Mines and the United States Weather Bureau. Materials …