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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
circa 1960-1965
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Watson Davis, former Director of Science Service. The records primarily consist of correspondence documenting the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Scopes Trial, along with photographs and newspaper clippings.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
1986-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial records created and maintained by Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator, 1987-1997. Exhibitions documented include: "Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning;" "The African Deset, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu;" and "Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought." Materials include corresp...

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Creators:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
circa 1870-1956
bulk 1870-1895
Size:
30 Linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized box, 20 manuscript envelopes, 4 rolled maps, and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.

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Creators:
McBain, Emmett
Dates:
1971 - 1976
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0192
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains examples of advertisements done by McBain for McDonald, Malboro, and a Chicago Arts Festival entitled "Black Folk Us." The nine posters in the collection date from 1971 to 1976.

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Creators:
Ulrich, E. O. (Edward Oscar), 1857-1944
Dates:
1908-1944
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-188
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes correspondence, notes, maps, photographs and negatives documenting Ulrich's research.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
2000-2007
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Don E. Wilson, Curator, and his work with the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS). Materials include correspondence, notes, financial statements, and meeting minutes and agendas.

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Creators:
Knight, J. Brookes (James Brookes), 1888-1960
Dates:
1928-1959 and undated
Size:
1.3 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials relating to J. Brookes Knight's research on Paleozoic gastropods, and includes glass plate negatives of specimens; research notes; manuscripts; lectures; project files; and a small amount of correspondence.

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Dates:
2011
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9628
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
Hubbard, Howard
Mexican Border Veterans, Inc.
Dates:
1916 - 1982
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0119
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of five scrapbooks of materials relating to the Mexican Border Veterans, Inc. and Auxiliary's activities.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
circa 1825-1972
Size:
1.15 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7217
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains field catalogs and notebooks, manuscript notes, lists, and drawings primarily concerning mammal specimens. Also included are lists, autographs, and related materials regarding mammalogists and naturalists who collected mammal specimens for the United States National Museum. The field catalogs and notebooks are the ...

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