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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1991-1992, 1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-262
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of films associated with the exhibition "Exploring Marine Ecosystems." The exhibition, located in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Life in the Sea Hall, included reproductions of two ecosystems, the Maine coast and a tropical coral reef. In 1992, a...

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Creators:
Christol, Frank
Dates:
1920s
Size:
215 Photographic prints (dupe prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
215 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
215 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by French Missionary Frank Christol during his stay in the Cameroon Grassfields, during the 1920s. The photographs document the peoples of the Cameroon Grassfields, particularly the Bamileke. Activities depicted include dancing and playing musical instruments. Objects include figures, masks, textiles and vessels. There are images of chiefs' palaces and architectural details such as carved doors and house posts. Portraits, often with people in groups with objects, document dress, hairstyles, jewelry and scarification. People portrayed include carvers with their work and chiefs in their palaces.

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Creators:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Dates:
circa 1886
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7350
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:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2009-2010
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains publicity materials for traveling exhibitions. Exhibitions represented are "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music," "Suited for Space," "Zoonoses: Animals, Humans and Health," "Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey," and "Mint Condition: The Story of American Coins and Medals." Also included is the catalog "Update" ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates, Resident Associate Program
Dates:
1974-1998
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes photographs, slides, negatives, and contact sheets of Resident Associate Program (RAP) sponsored events. The materials document lectures and seminars; musical performances; exhibition openings; adult socials; activities at celebrations, such as RAP's twenty-fifth anniversary and the Smithsonian Institution's sesquicente...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1997-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-257
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videos created during the production of "Jazz Age in Paris" (31:47). This video, completed in 1998, accompanied the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services exhibit, "Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940." Materials include music and narration on DAT, CD, and D-8 cassettes; straight transfers to VHS and Betacam ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates, Resident Associate Program
Dates:
1989-2002
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes 35mm photographs, slides, negatives, and contact sheets of Resident Associate Program (RAP) sponsored events. The materials document lectures and seminars; musical performances; film premiers, adult socials; and family programs.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
2001-2012
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-340
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records maintained by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director, 1991- , concerning the proposed international traveling exhibition "But Beautiful . . . Portraits of Jazz: Music by Masters, Paintings by Frederick Brown." Materials include correspondence, images, clippings, and other related materials. Some materials ...

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-235
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the SoundCloud account of the Archives of American Art as it existed on November 19, 2015. SoundCloud is an online music and audio platform which the Archives of American Art uses to share portions of interviews and other audio from its collections. Due to technical issues, some audio is missing from or does not ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1978-2008
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. Exhibitions documented include "African Masterpieces from the Musee de l'Homme;" "The Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World;" ...

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