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Creators:
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988
Dates:
1882 - 1988
Size:
18.66 Linear feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-010
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

President of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (later Tukegee Institute; now Tuskegee University) from 1935 - 1953 and founder of the United Negro College Fund (1944). Patterson was born on October 10, 1901. Orphaned at age two, he was raised by his eldest sister, Wilhelmina (Bess), a school teacher in Texas. He studied at Iowa State College, where he received a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1923 and a master of science degree in 1927. Five years later, he was awarded a second doctorate degree from Cornell University. Patterson taught veterinary science for four years at Virginia State College, where he was also Director of Agriculture. His tenure at Tuskegee University started in 1928 and spanned almost 25 years, first as head of the veterinary division, then as the director of the School of Agriculture and finally as Tuskegee's third president. He married Catherine Elizabeth Moton, daughter of Tuskegee University's second president, Dr. Robert R. Moton. Patterson also founded the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee in 1944, the same year he founded the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The UNCF continues today as a critical source of annual income for a consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tuskegee University among them.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology
Dates:
1976-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1298
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers and recordings relating to a conference held at the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History) on October 23, 1978. The Conference was a joint effort by the Smithsonian, the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Data Processing Management Association, and the Washington, D.C.chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The collection includes: a program signed by participants; photographs taken at the conference; planning documents such as invitations to speakers to participate and responses to them, proposed guest lists, proposed agendas, press releases, minutes of the planning committee for the Conference; documents relating to budgeting for the conference; and audiocassette and reel-to-reel tapes of the conference.

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Creators:
Heezen, Bruce C.
Dates:
circa 1947-1977
Size:
98.7 cu. ft. (96 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (5 oversize tube boxes) (6 globes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7464
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Laybourne, Roxie C., 1910-2003 interviewee
Dates:
2001
Size:
17 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9610
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives 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. Program ...

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Creators:
Hauge, Victor
Hauge, Takako
Dates:
ca.1980-1993?
Size:
10 Items (v, 6 linear feet)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1993.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Ten photograph albums with 961 color prints, created by Victor and Takako Hauge and Osborne and Gratia Hauge to document Khmer and Near Eastern ceramics in the Hauge Collection. Victor and his brother Osborne Hauge were in different branches of the foreign service, and with their wives, lived and traveled for many years in the Far and Near East. Ma...

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Creators:
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940
Dates:
1920-1937
Size:
13 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.morafran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six Christmas cards with original prints by Mora, 1920-1937, sent to Mora's friends, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin D. Shultz, containing information on Mora's activities; one Xmas greeting card with a photo of Mora's daughter, Rosemary, 1920; and six pencil sketches by Mora, completed from pencil scribbles made by the Shultz's and their children.

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Creators:
Freeman, James E., 1808-1884
Dates:
1848-1849
Size:
4 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.freejame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Freeman from Rome, Italy, to Pickman of Salem, Massachusetts, discussing Freeman's work in obtaining Italian paintings for Pickman. In addition, Freeman discusses his own painting and the political situation in Rome.

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Creators:
Foster, Gerald Sargent, 1900-
Dates:
1930-1982
Size:
0.2 Items (linear ft.( 58 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.fostgera
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers concerning murals by Foster, including a letter, 1938, and memo, 1937, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Edward Bruce regarding Foster's murals for the post office in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (completed under the Section of Painting and Sculpture of the Treasury Department, 1938).

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Dates:
undated
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0687
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes numerous photographs, featuring the following aircraft: Driggs Dart, Dart II, Super Dart; Luscombe Model 1 (Phantom); Monocoupe Model D-145; Forest Patrol seaplanes; Douglas World Cruiser; and the 1903 Wright Flyer. The collection also contains newspaper articles about Driggs and his designs as well as the May 1937 and Janu...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
261 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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