Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Graphic Arts
Exiles in America: Cuban Pedro Pans and Balseros
Creators:
Velasquez, Steve
Dates:
1960-1969, undated
2014-2015
Size:
6.4 Gigabytes (9 .wav files and 3 mp3 files)
0.5 Cubic feet (1 Box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1377
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Exiles in America: Cuban Pedro Pans and Balseros was an oral history project designed to research and document the journeys and experiences of two distinct immigration/migration experiences of the Cuban diaspora. Steve Valesquez of the National Museum of American History Division of Home and Community Life conducted twelve oral history interviews between 2014-2015. The project was funded by the Consortium for the American Experience. Correspondence written by the interviewees (as children) was transferred, processed, and digitized in 2020 through funds awarded by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Initiatives Pool.

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Erasmus D. Leavitt Papers
Creators:
Calumet and Hecla Mining Company.
Leavitt, Erasmus D., 1836-1916
Dates:
1861-1955
Size:
20.4 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 82 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0966
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document prominent nineteenth-century steam engineer Erasmus D. Leavitt.

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Tony Alderman Country Music Collection
Creators:
Alderman, Alonzo (Tony) Elvis, 1900-1983 (musician)
Dates:
1927-1983
Size:
4 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Alonzo Elvis "Tony" Alderman played country music with the Galax Dixie Concert Band and The Hill Billies. During the 1950s through 1970s he recorded old-time and early country music, primarily at festivals and conventions. Alderman recorded many of the open-reel audiotapes in the collection at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Galax, Virginia.

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Lewis M. Rutherfurd Collection
Creators:
Schmidling, David, Dr.
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
Dates:
1846-1884
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0364
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Lewis M. Rutherfurd's work related to astronomy.

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.). Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces
Dates:
1999-2007
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, design, and execution of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibitions documented include Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast, Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories, Windows on Collections, and …

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S. Lane Faison papers
Creators:
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), 1907-2006
Dates:
1922-1981
bulk 1950-1976
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.faislane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and Monuments Man S. Lane Faison measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1981, bulk from 1950-1976. Faison was an art history professor at Williams College, Massachusetts and, during World War II, he was a member of the Art Looting Intelligence Unit (ALIU) of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services. The collection includes scattered correspondence; writings; teaching files; subject files on exhibitions and projects; artists files; and printed materials. There are two folders of documents and photographs related to Faison's World War II work in the U.S. Art Looting Intelligence Unit.

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Electricity and Modern Physics Photonegatives
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Dates:
1890 - 1930
Size:
6 Cubic feet (34 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0715
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographic negatives and some glass plate negatives depicting subjects relating to the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics' artifact collections and research interests. Negatives include portrait photographs of engineers (Marconi, Tesla, Bell, and Zworykin), images of radios, telegraphy equipment, and phonographs.

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1971-2004
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Cynthia Adams Hoover (CAH), Curator Emeritus at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), and document her involvement in the organization of the exhibitions Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos and Music Machines - American Style during the years she was Associate …

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James Lithgow Ewin Patents
Creators:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)
Dates:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0051
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. National Numismatic Collection
Dates:
circa 1921-1989
Size:
26.91 cu. ft. (26 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 359
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to publications, exhibitions, acquisitions, numismatic conferences in foreign countries, and materials on loan; annual reports of the Division of Numismatics; budgetary files; American Numismatic Association convention information; exhibition scripts for the Hall of Monetary History and Medallic Art; policies regarding United …

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