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Creators:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
circa 1938-2011
Size:
26.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.

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Creators:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Dates:
1926
Size:
1 Volume (adding machine tape)
29 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4977
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: (F.1) Field notebook containing 73 names with short descriptions, also notes on general health of Choctaw, sanitary conditions, etc. (F.2) Anthropometric tables giving names, ages, and measurements for 73 individuals. Autograph document. 8 pages. (F.3) Tables comparing Choctaw indices with Sioux, Ojibwa, Shoshone and Apache. Autograph doc...

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Creators:
Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Kenoyer, Louis, 1868-1937
Dates:
ca. 1914-15
Size:
60 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4620
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: 1. "Tfa'lat'ya material obtained at Toppenish, Washington from Louis Q'inai' (Kenoyer), July 10, 1915. Louis 47 years old has not spoken nor heard his language since he was 17 years old. Was at Chemawa when his father died." Vocabulary notes, apparently for a text with pages numbered 1-59. 7 pages, handwritten in red ink. 2. Copy of lette...

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Dates:
1865–1869
Size:
10 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1483
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 10 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1483. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the New Orleans area field offices of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands for Iberville, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and West Baton Rouge Parishes, together with those of the Freedmen's Hospital, 1865–69. These records, consist of 38 bound volumes and approximately 6.5 linear feet of unbound records. The volumes include letters and endorsements sent, registers of letters received, circulars and special orders, journals, registers of patients, reports of occupancy and conditions in the Freedmen's Hospital, and abstracts of internments in the Freedmen's Cemetery. The unbound documents consist primarily of letters received, morning reports of sick and wounded in the Freedmen's Hospital, and various field office reports. There is also a register of patients in the Corps d'Afrique General Hospital, 1863–1865.

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1954-1985
Size:
29.69 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 402
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the development of the Archives of American Art (AAA), chiefly the period since acquisition of AAA by the Smithsonian in 1970, though some records from its earlier history in Detroit and New York are also included. These records contain minutes, files, and correspondence of the Board of Trustees and the Advisory ...

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Creators:
Feldman, Jerome, 1944-
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 color copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R90-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copy of a tinted image of a seated Nias warrior.

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Dates:
circa 1889-1894
Size:
3 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of William Henry Holmes and others, probably archeologists, at the paleoindian Piney Branch Quarry site in Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC.

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Creators:
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903
Grabill, John C. H.
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902
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Dates:
1869-1892
Size:
305 albumen prints ((some as cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards))
6 acetate negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.035
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The collection brings together images by well-known Western photographers such as A.F. Randall, John Grabill, C.S. Fly, Stanley Morrow, Ben Wittick and John Choate. Primarily images of famous Indian leaders, as well as other portraits and scenes.

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Creators:
Cary Instruments.
Hawes, Roland C., 1908-1999
Applied Physics Corporation.
Dates:
1908-1997
Size:
14.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0617
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, handwritten notes and sketches, memorandum reports, catalogs, printed material, patent documents, drawings, blueprints (original and diazo copies), and photographs document Hawes's work in the field of immunnassay, spectrophotometry, scientific apparatus and instruments industry, and administrative duties at Applied Physics Corporat...

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Creators:
Bogert, Charles M. (Charles Mitchill), 1908-1992
Dates:
1952-1965
Size:
79 sound tape reels (1.6 cubic feet)
Tapes are in original boxes.
Collection ID:
CFCH.BOGE
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Five boxes containing sixty-four 5 inch and fifteen 7 inch open reel tapes recorded primarily by American herpetologist Charles M. Bogert from 1953-1965. This collection has two parts: the first focusing mainly on traditional music and liturgical music from several regions in Mexico: Oaxaca, Jalisco, Nayarit. Also included is music recorded in the Southwestern United States. The second portion of the collection contains amphibian, bird, and insect calls and choruses, mostly from these same regions in Mexico, the Southwestern, Western, and Southern United States, and Sri Lanka.

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