Query: Glass
John Wiley Appalachian Trail Lantern Slides and Maps
Creators:
Wiley, John
Dates:
1904 - 1953
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1194
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of maps of areas along the Appalachian Trail, some issued by clubs and trail conferences, and lantern slides depicting views of the Appalachian Trail, mountains, rivers, hikers, camp scenes, and canoeing, with special emphasis on Mt. Katahdin, Maine.

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Lantern Slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition
Creators:
Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)
Dates:
circa 1909-1910, 1989
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of eight hand-colored glass lantern slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition. It is unclear as to who the photographer was. Also included are black-and-white prints made of the lantern slides by Smithsonian Photographic Services (SPS) in 1989.

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Subject Files
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1961-1963, 1991, 1996-2015
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained during the tenures of National Museum of American History (NMAH) directors John Gray, Brent D. Glass, Spencer R. Crew, and acting director Marc Pachter, documenting museum administration, fundraising, renovation projects, exhibition redevelopment, and meetings of the NMAH board. Significant among these records …

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Paul S. Conger Papers
Dates:
1926-1966
Size:
7.48 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 12x17 box) (1 3x5 box) (15 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7437
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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MS 2205 Copies of Alexander von Humboldt collection of Mexican pictographic manuscripts
Creators:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
Steinen, Karl von den, 1855-1929
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2205
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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Archives Center Lantern Slide Collection
Dates:
ca. 1890-1920.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0686
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 200 lantern slides, of various scenes in America and Canada, many of them published by railroad lines, presumably to arouse tourist interest in travel by rail. New York State and California are especially emphasized. Some images depict the railroads, railroad stations and railroad equipment. One group of images is from the Nabisco factory.

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Still Prints of Asia: View of a Temple Complex, India, circa 1860s-1870s
Creators:
Frith, Francis
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 16 x 21 cm., mounted 26 x 37 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print, circa 1860s-1870s, of a view of a temple complex in India. A black ink inscription in the lower left corner reads "Trickaleecoondrum", probably Tirukalikundram, Tamil Nadu. Blindstamped "Frith's Series"

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Joe Britton Panama Canal Zone Photographs
Creators:
Britton, Joe
Matheis-Kraft, Carol
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1234
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Panama, the Panama Canal, the Canal Zone, the San Blas Islands, military installations in Panama, villages, local buildings, people, flora and fauna, circa 1945.

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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1840s-1960s
Size:
18,000 Items (ca. 18,000 items)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collections consists mostly of original and copy prints. There are also some negatives, artwork, photographs of artwork, and printed materials. Included is a large miscellany of ethnological, historical, and some archaeological subjects collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology from a wide variety of sources. To these have been …

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Photographs of We'wha demonstrating Zuni textile making
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1886
Size:
5 Mounted prints (albumen)
7 Prints (cyanotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2004-03
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes images of We'wha (Zuni) spinning wool, setting up a loom, and weaving a blanket at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The photographs were probably made as part of a demonstration commissioned by Matilda Coxe Stevenson or the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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