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Dates:
1991
Size:
2 videotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9564
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Siegriest, 1899-1989
United States. Works Progress Administration
Dates:
1939
Size:
7 Posters
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4883
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Titles: "Antelope Hunt from a Navaho Drawing, New Mexico;" "Pomo Indian Basket, California;" "Apache Devil Dancer from an Indian Painting, Arizona;" "Pueblo Turtle Dancers from an Indian Painting, New Mexico;" "Eskimo Mask, Western Alaska;" "Blanket Design of the Haida Indians, Alaska;" and "From an Indian Painting on Elkskin, Great Plains."

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1878-1958
Size:
1.98 Cubic feet (consisting of 4 boxes, 2 folder, 4 oversize folders, 1 flat box (partial).)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.California
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: California forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Gabb, William M.
Dates:
Summer 1864
Size:
11 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS550
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Vocabulary recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Includes letter to George Gibbs, Smithsonian Institution. San Francisco California. July 17, 1866. Autograph letter signed. 2 pages. and letter of transmittal, July 17, 1866, 3 pages.

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Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930
Dates:
1888
Size:
22 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS382
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

With notes, 2 pages, and marginalia by A.L. Kroeber and note by A.S. Gatschet.

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Railway Express Agency.
Karl, Roger F. R.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
Dates:
1898 - 1969
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0260
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mainly forms, manuals, federal regulations, accounting instructions, and personnel materials. Included are labor agreements, an employee handbook, and information on the employees' sick benefit association. Other materials include drawings of property owned; and photographs, engineering drawings, technical publications relating to railroad passenge...

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Creators:
Wurm, Jan
Dates:
1966-2013
Size:
2.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wurmjan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, educator, and curator Jan Wurm measure 2.7 linear feet and date from 1966 to 2013. The collection provides a range of documentation of Wurm's career, highlighting her many exhibitions and instructional courses in the Berkeley, California area. Also found are thirty self-published books of Wurm's artwork, fifteen sketchbooks, and several photographs.

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Creators:
Dickinson, Eleanor, 1931-
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1967-1977
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 6 videotapes, 1 audiotape)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0199
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videotapes of Pentecostal ceremonies, such as snake handling, laying on of hands, baptisms, foot washing, casting out of devils, dancing in ecstasy; a video interview with Brother Harrison Mayes at his home in Middleburg, Kentucky; and an audiotape of revival meetings.

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Creators:
Berman, Wallace, 1926-1976
Dates:
1907-1979
bulk 1955-1979
Size:
5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bermwall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Wallace Berman papers date from 1907 to 1979 (bulk 1955-1979). The collection measures 5 linear feet and presents a cursory overview of Berman's career as an assemblage artist and poet. The collection contains business correspondence, letters from other artists and writers of the Beat movement, writings by others, scattered artwork by Berman, photographs by Robert F. Heinecken, and sound recordings of poetry readings.

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Creators:
Eigenmann, Rosa Smith, 1858-1947
Dates:
1845, 1884-1939, 1970, 1973
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Rosa Smith Eigenmann, one of the first female ichthyologists, was born in Monmouth, Illinois in 1858, the youngest of nine children. Her family later moved to California where Rosa finished her secondary schooling at Point Loma Seminary. In California she took an interest in the natural history of the area and joined the San Diego Society ...

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