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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:
National Museum of American History. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Dates:
1982-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Lu Ann Jones, researcher for the Southern Agriculture Oral History Project, documenting her research activities in regard to oral histories about farming and rural life in the United States. Jones used this information to co-write a review essay on oral history and agriculture for the "Journal of ...

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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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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1966, 1972
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a partial alphabetical correspondence file (A-D) documenting the tenure of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley.

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Creators:
Yochelson, Ellis L. (Ellis Leon), 1928-2006
Dates:
1985-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-052
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Ellis Leon Yochelson (1928-2006), a paleontologist with the United States Geological Survey. Notes document his daily work, research, conferences, and travels. Materials also include scientific illustrations.

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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:
Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service
Dates:
1868-1988
Size:
14.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 509
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, budgets, ledgers, day books, and other administrative materials concerning the operations of the Smithsonian International Exchange Service (SIES). Also included is a card index of employees who served between the 1880s and the 1940s. Please note: SIES maintained two or more sets o...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1962-1982
Size:
18.5 linear meters and oversize.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 337
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Shepard, Matthew, 1976-1998
Shepard, Judy
Shepard, Dennis
Dates:
1976-2019, undated
Size:
14.1 Cubic feet (43 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1463
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of Matthew Shepard (1976-1998) a gay man who was a victim of a hate crime in Laramie, Wyoming October 1998 resulting in his death. His death gained national and international attention leading to the formation of the Matthew Shepard Foundation and eventual passage of federal hate crime legislation (The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act), signed into law in October 2009.

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