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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
FY 2003
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities and the administration of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) under the tenure of Deputy Director Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Materials include correspondence and memoranda; information files; reports; notes; and other administrative records detailing the Museum's relations ...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Meyer, Edgar
Dates:
July 7-8, 2005.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0918
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original and reference audiocassettes, digital images, video clips, and a 16mm film documenting biochemist, artist, and sculptor Edgar Meyer and his large scale models of the polio virus (interview).

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Creators:
Laughlin, Robert M.
Dates:
1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016
Size:
39 videocassettes (vhs)
1 videocassettes (betamax)
20 cd-rs
6 electronic discs (dvd)
65.09 Linear feet
50 floppy discs
147 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Moody Laughlin is an American ethnologist specializing in the study of Mayan language, history, customs, and folklore. He spent the majority of his career working for the Smithsonian Institution, first with the Bureau of American Ethnology, then with the Department of Anthropology. He has been a curator emeritus with the department since his retirement in 2006. The Robert Moody Laughlin papers (1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016) document his research and professional activities and primarily deal with language and folktales he recorded and studied, as well as the culture and history of the Tzotzil and other Mayan groups in the Chiapas region. His involvement in language education and training, advocacy for the Tzotzil and language and cultural revitalization, and administrative matters at the Smithsonian are also represented. The collection consists of materials created for books and other publications, field notes, research materials, correspondence, administrative files, sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, and electronic records.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibitions Division
Dates:
circa 1975-1990s
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of National Air and Space Museum (NASM) exhibition records maintained by Lucius E. Lomax. Materials include diagrams, photos, exhibition plans, concept and other scripts, plans for specific galleries, memoranda and correspondence. Many records document the Museum's 1976 opening. Some records of the NASM exhibits committ...

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Creators:
Provincetown Art Association
Dates:
1916
circa 2006
Size:
0.44 Linear feet
0.116 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.philanth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The glass plate negatives of the Provincetown Art Association measure 0.44 linear feet and 0.116 GB and date from 1916 and include images believed to have been taken for A. J. Philpott's August 1916 Boston Globe article entitled "Biggest Art Colony in the World at Provincetown." In addition to the twelve glass plate images of artists at work in Provincetown, including George Elmer Browne and E. Ambrose Webster, the collection includes the original negative box, a circa 2006 photocopy of Philpott's article, and digital copies of the glass plates.

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Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
circa 1986-1994
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Treasurer's records created by J. P. Cuerrier and Suzanne B. McLaren, 1985-1992. Also included is miscellaneous material mostly concerning SPNHC annual meetings, and general correspondence, 1985-1988.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Preindustrial Cultural History
Dates:
1958-1973
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records that document the curatorial activities of the Division of the Growth of the United States in the Museum of History and Technology, which was later renamed the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials primarily include the correspondence and memoranda of Peter C. Welsh, Curator; Anne Castrodale ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Educational Research
Dates:
1983-1985, with related records from 1975
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 388
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the work of SOER during its two-year history. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed materials concerning SOER educational programs, office administration, and relations with other Smithsonian bureaus and offices. Records predating the establishment of SOER in 1983 were created by Fal...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1963-1969
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 317
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the files of Wunder, Curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture. Records include material on the National Collection of Fine Arts' (NCFA) lending program, 1964-1968; and conservation reports. An asterisk denotes that photographs and/or brochures on art work are located in the folder.

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1982-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of treasurer's records of the History of Science Society and include correspondence, committee minutes and reports, auditors' reports, financial summaries, account activities, treasurer's reports, budget worksheets, audit and financial statements, and financial data on grants.

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