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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 2005
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2005
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:
Krainik, Cliff
Dates:
1859-1934
Size:
3.19 Cubic feet (2 shoeboxes; 3 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia collection contains the following items, which have been meticulously inventoried: 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Worms
Dates:
1965-1972
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence created and maintained by Mary E. Rice. The correspondence primarily concerns the identification, exchange, and distribution of specimens in the Division of Worms.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Division of Fishes
Dates:
1874-1903 and undated
Size:
1 oversize folder.
Collection ID:
Accession 86-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a group of maps found in the Division of Fishes, and a watercolor painting of Unalaska by Henry Wood Elliott, 1874, marked as a gift to Mrs. Spencer F. Baird.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1967-1986
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-289
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of C. Allan Child (1929-2011), museum specialist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes cover his collecting of marine invertebrates from around the world. Materials include field data sheets, notes, and maps.

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Dates:
circa 1893
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7460
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of glass plate negatives depicting various aspects of glaciation in New England states. The negatives were used in the United States National Museum's geology exhibition at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Apparently, they were taken by William Otis Crosby and Oliver Cummings Farrington and purchased ...

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1933-1991
Size:
38.69 cu. ft. (38 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting the production of the Archives of American Art Journal (Volumes 24-26). Materials include Editor's records such as correspondence, publications, notes, grant proposals, agreements, budget summaries, photographs, and reports. Also included in this accession are records which document the administrati...

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Creators:
Held, John, 1947-
Dates:
bulk 1973-2013
1947-2018
Size:
12.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.heldjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of rubberstamp and artistamp artist, performance artist, collector of mail art, and fine arts librarian John Held, Jr. date from 1947-2018, bulk 1973-2013, and measure 12.9 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material, 18 printed diaries, letters received by Held from mail artists around the world, art work consisting of artistamps designed by miscellaneous mail artists, interview transcripts, writings, project and event files, printed material, mail art sent for the Gutai Historical Survey Exhibition held at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2013, and a collection of biographical material presented by Held at a Mail Art Study Day held at the Archives of American Art in 2018.

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Creators:
Berdan, Jean Milton
Dates:
1941-1987 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Jean Milton Berdan (1916-2004), paleontologist with the United States Geological Survey and the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology. Materials also include scientific illustrations and photographs.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Daedalus Human Powered Aircraft Project
Dates:
circa 1984-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials related to the Daedalus Project, a program to develop a human-powered aircraft, sponsored in part by the Smithsonian Institution. Included are magazines, photocopies, reports, photographs and correspondence.

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