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Creators:
Ames, David Watson
Dates:
1950
Size:
125 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by David Ames of rural Wolof village life in Gambia in 1950.

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Dates:
[between 1905-1907]
Size:
silver gelatin (black & white, 18 x 12 cm. or smaller)
copy prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-026
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs assembled in an album documenting the Fulbe, Tiv and Wurkun peoples of north-central Nigeria. Images include Fulbe on horseback, Tiv women and children, a Wurkun headman, and Wurkun in indigenous attire. Activities illustrated include dancing and playing musical instruments such as drums, horns with gourd resonators and string bows.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983, 1998
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a variety of topics related to the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, including celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art, presentations of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, documentaries featuring objects from the collections, and professional activities. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1992-1995
Size:
70 cu. ft. (70 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of original audiotape recordings, on 2 inch reels, documenting the production of Folk Masters at the Barns of Wolf Trap: a concert series that presented diverse, traditional music and musicians from across the Americas in a major concert venue. The series was hosted and artistically directed by Nicholas R. Spitzer, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1982-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of films and videos for Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions. Also included is a recording of a live music performance. Materials include film, videotapes, and an audiotape. Some materials are masters. Some materials were created by th...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Special Events.
Dates:
1980-2010
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and video recordings of special events at the National Museum of American History documenting exhibitions; visits of American politicians and foreign dignitaries; receptions; music and dance performances; dinners; meetings; commemorative and anniversary events; lectures, including speakers at the Doubleday Lect...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Latino Center
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 19-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Latino Virtual Museum SoundCloud account as it existed on June 14, 2017. SoundCloud is an online music and audio platform. The Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) is a pan-institutional digital initiative which highlights the collections, research, scholarship, exhibitions, and educational activities of the Smithsonian ...

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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 consists of 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 ses...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film and video created during the production of "Big Cats and How They Came to Be." This 10-minute film, animated by Film Polski, tells the story of the evolution of the genus panthera. It was created for the National Zoological Park. The film won the 1976 CINE Golden Eagle and a diploma at the Sixth International ...

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Creators:
Meggars, Edith R.
Meggars, William F., Dr. (physicist)
Dates:
1914-1970.
Size:
8 Cubic feet (11 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0061
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers and advertising paraphernalia, such as matchbooks and pencils, from the Meggars' Collection, which they called "The Museum."

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