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Creators:
Robinson, Robert David, 1962-
Parker, Shirl A., 1951-2000
Dates:
1984-2000
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1204
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the childhood, medical history, treatment, and educational assessments of Shaun D. Parker, a Washington D.C. resident born in 1984 to single mother Shirl A. Parker.

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Creators:
Hedges, Jimmy, 1942-2014
Dates:
1969-2016, bulk 1991-2013
Size:
23.5 Linear feet
15.63 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.hedgjimm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art collector and dealer Jimmy Hedges and the records of his Rising Fawn Folk Art Gallery measure 23.5 linear feet and 15.63 GB and date from 1969-2016, with the bulk of the material dating from 1991-2013. The collection documents Hedges's career as a dealer of outsider art and as an advocate for self-taught artists. Records include administrative and sales records, correspondence, artist files, collector and gallery files, exhibition and art fair files, regional files, printed and digital material, photographic material, and unidentified sound and video recordings. The bulk of the collection consists of artist files and color photographs documenting hundreds of artists that Hedges visited at their homes and studios, including Georgia Blizzard, Howard Finster, Homer Green, Bessie Harvey, Danny Hoskinson, Paul Lancaster, A.J. Mohammed, Charlie Simmons, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Mose Tolliver, and Purvis Young, among many others.

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Creators:
Gerber, H. Joseph (inventor)
Dates:
1924 - 1999
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1336
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document the life and career of H. Joseph Gerber, inventor and president of Gerber Scientific, Inc. Gerber was known for his invention of the variable scale, GERBERcutter S-70, and other automated industrial devices. The records include personal records, correspondence, biographical sketches, photographs, publicity, journals and magazines, clippings, speeches, award information, and one audio recording.

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Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Bird and Mammal Laboratories
Dates:
circa 1885-1971
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include early correspondence of the Bureau of Biological Survey; general files of the Bird and Mammal Labs including correspondence, project reports, annual and quarterly reports, memoranda, material of various staff members and material on the organization, history and policy of the Labs; correspondence from the Bird Section ...

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Creators:
Spicer, Peter, 1795-1873
Dates:
1805-1806
Size:
1 Volume (53 pages , 33 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.qMSS001770
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Notebook kept by Peter Spicer for recording arithmetical concepts and exercises as a young student, with an emphasis on business and bookkeeping-related skills. Some of the topics covered include: Federal money; simple interest; brokerage; insurance; compound interest; annuities; loss and gain; conjoined proportion; vulgar fractions; decimal fractions; arithmetical progression; and geometrical progression; among others.

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Creators:
Clark, Ann
Howe, Oscar
Afraid-of-Hawk, Emil
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
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Dates:
United States Indian Service,, 1943
Size:
1 Book
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2001-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story about a young boy who brings the first horse to his Plains Indian tribe, the Antelope Band, around the year 1700. Book published by the United States Indian Service in 1943 with both English and Sioux texts. English text by Ann Clark, Sioux text by Emil Afraid of Hawk, and illustrations by Oscar Howe.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1995-2004, undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-266
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Amanda Young, Curator, documenting the management of a project to preserve artifacts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Apollo Space Program. Topics covered include various aspects of the Save America's Treasures (SAT) grant to preserve space suits and the ...

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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
circa 1870-1880
Size:
8 Items (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0496
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This artificial collection is the repository for miscellaneous photoprints transferred from other Smithsonian units: see series records.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Items (25.2 x 19.6 cm 25.3 x 19.5 cm 29 x 38 cm sheets)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7349
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Included are side and full view bust portraits executed in accordance with a standard type of Daruma--"three-quarter view of the head and shoulders with the furrowed brow, the eyeballs rolled in one direction, the mouth turned downward to emphasize the vigor of concentration." Inscriptions on catalog number 414,616 read perserverance, selfsurrender...

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Creators:
Boyd, Plooma M.
Hilburn, Cyrus Lanyard
Mayer, Jane Tusch, Mrs.
Dates:
1893.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0655
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Typescript diary of a young woman's visit to the 1893 World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago). 51 pages.

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