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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Education
Dates:
circa 1974-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-169
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographic materials documenting the educational programs and events developed by the Department of Education. Some materials also document Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden staff and docents, including museum-sponsored docent trips.

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Creators:
Hardy, Alan Ross
Dates:
1986
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7436
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of photographs of entomologists taken by Alan Hardy, a member of the Entomological Society of America, on December 10, 1986, during a Society meeting in Reno, Nevada. Included in this collection is a group photograph of the Chrysomelidae Interest Group.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which pertain to the National Air and Space Trophy Award and include information about the selection committee, guests, hosts, nominating process and the award. Also included are the files of Susan Beaudette which document individuals and organizations requesting the use of the National Air and Space Museum ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1985-[ongoing]
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-022
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic images, usually received singly and without relation to a collection, collected by the staff of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, since its inception in 1985.

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Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Sidney, Corinne Entratter
Sidney, George, 1916-2002
Dates:
1885-2002
bulk 1940-1967
Size:
54 film reels
96 Cubic feet (288 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0867
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George Sidney (1916-2002) was a film director during the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking (1927-1954). He spent the longest period of his career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) until the 1950s. He later produced and directed films for Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. He was a president of the Directors Guild of America and an avid photographer. He was the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar). The collection consists of photographs, photographic negatives, personal and business materials, and film. The collection also contains material created by George Sidney's uncle, George Sidney, vaudevillian and motion picture actor.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of the Director
Dates:
1967-1991
Size:
2.1 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 626
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the Director of the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program document the administration and operations of the organization. They contain correspondence and memoranda concerning the budget, fiscal planning, and fundraising, as well as lectures, seminars, and performances offered by RAP. The files also include contact sheets s...

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Creators:
Steinberg, Sally L. (Sally Levitt)
Dates:
1920s-1987
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0439
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of ephemeral materials gathered by Sally L. Steinberg while she was researching her 1987 publication, The Donut Book: The origins, history, literature, lore, taste, etiquette, traditions, techniques, varieties, mathematics, mythology, commerce, philosophy, cuisine, and glory of the donut.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
July 1-6, 1969
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1969
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1970-2009
Size:
31 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of Natural History as well as its staff, programs, events, research, exhibitions, and objects in printed and online media. Some records also document the Smithsonian Institution as a whole. Materials include newspaper and magazine clippings; printouts of online articles; a...

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Creators:
Smith, Myron Bement, 1897-1970
Blake, Marion Elizabeth
Dates:
circa 1910-1970
Size:
192 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Myron Bement Smith collection consists of two parts, the papers of Myron Bement Smith and his wife Katharine and the Islamic Archives. It contains substantial material about his field research in Italy in the 1920s and his years working on Islamic architecture in Iran in the 1930s. Letters describe the milieu in which he operated in Rochester NY and New York City in the 1920s and early 1930s; the Smiths' life in Iran from 1933 to 1937; and the extensive network of academic and social contacts that Myron and Katharine developed and maintained over his lifetime. The Islamic Archives was a project to which Smith devoted most of his professional life. It includes both original materials, such as his photographs and notes, and items acquired by him from other scholars or experts on Islamic art and architecture. Smith intended the Archives to serve as a resource for scholars interested in the architecture and art of the entire Islamic world although he also included some materials about non-Islamic architecture.

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