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Creators:
Levy, Robert I. (Robert Isaac), 1924-
Dates:
1947-2001, undated
Size:
262 sound recordings
37.4 Linear feet (71 boxes, 5 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Robert I. Levy papers document his field work, research and professional activities from 1949-2001 and primarily deal with his work studying social organization, culture, and their psychological effects in Tahiti and Nepal. The collection consists of correspondence, field notes, sound recordings of interviews with informants in Tahiti and Nepal, interview transcripts and analyses, language and culture research materials, maps, and color slides. Also included are files about his books, articles, essays, and lectures; course materials from his time as a professor at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD); and conference files.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Exhibits Committee
Dates:
1952-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes correspondence and memoranda of Donald J. Ortner and Laurence P. O'Reilly, Chairmen of the Exhibit Committee from 1985-1987 and 1987-1989, respectively; exhibition reports, planning information, reviews, and photographs; meeting minutes; survey information; and articles pertaining to exhibitions.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Petrology and Volcanology
Dates:
1975-1987
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 614
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence and memoranda documenting the operations of the Division of Petrology and Volcanology from 1975 to 1984. Most of the correspondence is written by the professional staff of the Division, but also included are letters of Museum Specialist Harold H. Banks, Jr. The records document the acquisition and id...

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Creators:
Smithsonian National Associate Regional Events Program
Dates:
1971-1986
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of travel vouchers and charts, tour reports, foreign study tour information and Associates Travel Program reports. Also included are fiscal year reports, budget proposals, audit and annual reports. There is also Smithsonian National Associates Program (SNAP) meeting minutes; newspaper clippings; correspondence from...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 30-July 8, 1973
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1973
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:
Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
Dates:
1961-1984 and undated
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research of Christen M. Wemmer, Curator-in-Charge and Associate Director for Conservation at the Conservation and Research Center. Wemmer's research interests include birds and specifically waterfowl. Materials include observations, data compilations, graphs, notes, reprints, manuscripts, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass
Dates:
1961-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document planning and funding for the publication "Catalogue of the Hans Syz Collection: Meissen Porcelain and Hausmalerei (Volume I)" and subsequent volumes about the collection that were never published. The first volume was authored by Hans C. Syz, J. Jefferson Miller, and Rainer Ruckert. Volumes two ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1956-2004
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional correspondence of Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. Simkin also served as Geologist, Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center, 1967-1972. Major topics covered in this accession include the creation and revision of "This Dyn...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management
Dates:
1920-1994
Size:
34 cu. ft. (34 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records of the National Museum of American Art, Office of the Registrar, 1920-1994, with the majority dated 1985-1994. The records include Exhibition Files, 1920-1960 and 1986-1991; Photo Requests, 1987-1992; Read Files, 1985-1993; Loan Forms/Photos Ordered, 1989-1993; Permission Forms, numbered ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
circa 1955-2005
Size:
78 cu. ft. (78 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-065
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Zoological Park's (NZP) photograph collection. Images document the zoo and its animals, veterinary care, staff, exhibits, facilities, events, and research. The majority of images were taken by staff such as Jessie Cohen, NZP's official staff photographer from 1979 through 2009. Materials include slides, ...

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