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Creators:
Kendall, Evelyn Way
Dates:
1783-1969
Size:
4.41 Cubic feet (8 boxes; 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection documents early aeronautical history from the 18th century to the 1960s in art, prints, photographs, posters, manuscripts, and ephemera.

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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear Feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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Creators:
Meiere, M. Hildreth, d. 1961
Dates:
1901-2011
bulk 1911-1960
Size:
27.3 Linear feet
0.068 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.meiemari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Hildreth Meière measure 27.3 linear feet and 0.068 GB and date from 1901 to 2011, with the bulk of material dating from 1911 to 1960. The collection documents Meière's life and travels, and her long and prolific career as an architectural muralist through biographical material, correspondence, writings, thirteen diaries, files regarding her war relief work during the Spanish Civil War and World War II, printed and digital materials, extensive photographs and slides, eight sketchbooks, and two videocassettes and 93 reels of motion picture film documenting her travels, her volunteer efforts in Spain following the civil war, artwork, and home movies.

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National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1932-1933, 1937-1939, 1942-1943
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Captain Robert (Bob) A. Bartlett (1875-1946), an Arctic explorer who collected specimens for various museums, including the Smithsonian Institution. These field notes document expeditions to Greenland, Canada, and the Arctic.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1978-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the management of the Naturalist Center collections, including the acquisition, cataloging, and disposition of objects. The Naturalist Center provides hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and r...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1835-1850, 1861-1863 and undated
Size:
0.68 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7218
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection includes manuscript notes and lists on the mollusks of New York and on Naiades in the Smithsonian. The only identified author is C. J. Robinson. The collection also contains original drawings of shells for the plates of Histoire Naturelle des Iles Canaries by Philip Barker Webb and Sabin Berthelot, circa 1835-1850.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting the activities of the Office of the Director and the daily administration of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), as well as material concerning Smithsonian issues, during the tenure of Spencer R. Crew. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and general information pertaining to ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of International Relations
Dates:
circa 1964-1997
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include accepted Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program grant records, which document international funding requests for development in museum collections, scholarly research initiatives, and public programs. The material consists of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; grant applications; applicant proposals; financial reports; ...

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Creators:
Joseph Henry Papers Project
Dates:
1960-2008
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-217
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence with depositories from which the Joseph Henry Papers Project requested documents relating to Joseph Henry, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1878. The Joseph Henry Papers Project was part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives, Institutional History Division. Materials also include l...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1893-1969
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-315
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of various scientists associated with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and one of its predecessors, the Division of Mollusks. Scientists included are R. Tucker Abbott, Rolf A. M. Brandt, John Brooks Henderson, Austin E. Lamberts, Aron L. Mehring, and Peter F...

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