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Creators:
Stanley-Brown, Joseph, 1858-1941
Dates:
circa 1888-1898
Size:
460 Lantern slides (circa)
silver gelatin; 27 mounted panoramas (each made from 3-5 prints)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.54
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Lantern slides, probably largely collected by Joseph Stanley-Brown while stationed at Dutch Harbor in charge of the Pribilof Island seal fisheries, from 1890-1898. Images of Alaska include scenery, towns, seal hunting and preparation, fishing, whaling, boats, churches, livestock, Inuit and Aleut people, and the Chilkoot Pass and images relating to...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
Dates:
1962-1975
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-052
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of monthly and annual reports, miscellaneous files of the Director, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, files on the National Museum of History and Technology's Association of Curators, and library responses to Secretarial correspondence.

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Dates:
1921-1979
Size:
13 Linear feet (26 boxes, 2 audio reels)
Collection ID:
NAA.2006-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of this collection documents the professional life of Ruth Leah Bunzel from the 1940s to 1970s. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research files, teaching materials, card files, artwork, and sound recordings.

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Creators:
Purnell, Lewis M.
Dates:
circa 1950-1960
Size:
18 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.97-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs, possibly made by Lewis M. Purnell, depicting a performance by a marionette troupe and Shan people at a market in Burma. They include close ups of marionettes and singers.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
1977-2002
Size:
4.19 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (4 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files of the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations (OFEO), with earlier records dating from when OFEO was known as the Office of Design and Construction (ODC), that were reviewed by the Office of the Secretary. The files primarily document renovation and repair projects in the Smithsonian Insti...

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Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Dates:
1891-1914
bulk 1891-1900
Size:
24.28 Cubic feet (64 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information about Samuel P. Langley and his colleagues, as well as documentation of Langley's work. The collection includes biographies of Langley and his assistant Charles Manly, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts regarding Langley's aircraft, photographs and drawings, work requisitions for the Aerodromes, a sketchbook, specifications and measurements for Langley's experiments, the Langley Memoirs on Mechanical Flight and the Langley "Waste Books."

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1965-1984
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs and slides from the Office of Public Affairs on assorted subjects. Subjects include S. Dillon Ripley, Smithsonian Institution Administrators, Lady Bird Johnson's birthday party, Uncle Beazley, and assorted pictures of Secretaries including Alexander Wetmore, Leonard Carmichael, and Charles Greeley Ab...

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Creators:
Volk, Douglas , 1856-1935
Dates:
1917-1929
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.volkdoug
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One letter from Volk to the "Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution" regretting that he is unable to attend an opening; and an autographed photograph of Volk.

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1902-1965
Size:
268.55 cu. ft. (79 record storage boxes) (372 document boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (3 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The bulk of this collection was processed by Jane Livermore, a devoted and tireless volunteer in the Smithsonian Institution Archives between 1995 and 2004. Livermore is a former Science Service employee. She worked in the organization's library, oversaw the educational project "THINGS of Science," and served as Assistant to the Director. ...

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