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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1866-1906, with related records to 1927
Size:
65.91 cu. ft. (98 document boxes) (6 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box) (88 3x5 boxes) (1 tube box) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 31
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to be based on a distinction between ...

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Norris, Philetus W. (Philetus Walter), 1821-1885
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911
Middleton, James D.
Thing, L.H.
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Dates:
undated
Size:
89 Pages
108 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7094
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The catalog, which has many missing pages at the beginning and end, lists, describes, and illustrates with small drawings attached to the text, geographically arranged collections of stone, clay, horn, and bone artifacts, plant remains, and faunal and human bones, gathered in many cases from Indian mounds in the Mississippi Valley area. Some items ...

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Creators:
Wilson, Charles Banks
Dates:
circa 1986
Size:
1 copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A photograph of Charles Banks Wilson's pencil drawing depicting an eighteenth century Quapaw Indian holding two feathered pipes (calumets) and wearing body paint and a headdress. The drawing was based on research and model Ed Quapaw, reportedly a 3/4 blood Quapaw with a mixture of Peoria and Shawnee. The collection also includes two photocopies o...

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Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
early 20th century
Size:
62 Prints (probably albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-43E
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of stone implements collected by William Henry Holmes, probably in association with his "Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities" for the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Creators:
Goshorn, Shan
Dates:
2018
Size:
1.75 Linear feet
1 Item (Artwork)
Collection ID:
NAA.2019-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Study for Two Views is a woven reproduction of before-and-after portraits of Tom Torlino (1879), a Diné student at the Carlisle Indian School. The two portraits are woven together, creating one face out of two portraits. Ink-jet print and acrylic paint on paper mounted on board. Signed, titled, and dated on mount recto.

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Creators:
Florentine Craftsmen
Dates:
1921-1976
Size:
2 Cubic feet (82 items.)
Collection ID:
AAG.FLO
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Florentine Craftsman Collection contains trade literature and photographic images compiled by the Florentine Craftsmen firm of Long Island City, New York, dating from 1921 to 1976. Most of the manufacturers' literature--including catalogs, flyers, and brochures--deals with outdoor furniture and ornaments, iron work fixtures, and railings. Some of the materials relate specifically to product lines by Florentine Craftsmen, though most illustrate the work of other manufacturers of outdoor furnishings.

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Creators:
Scowen & Co.
Dates:
circa 1880s
Size:
3 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1994.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Three albumen prints by the studio of Scowen & Co., circa 1880s, depicting a lake in Kanda, a group of Kandyan chiefs, and T.B. Panabokka and his family. Panabokka was the Kandyan member of the Legislative Council.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1868-1958
Size:
0.27 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 2 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Lathes
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: Lathes forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Ribeiro, Berta G. (Berta Gleizer)
Dates:
circa 1985
Size:
168 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of watercolor paintings by Feliciano Lana, a member of the Desana tribe in Brazil, made at the request of Dr. Berta Ribeiro in 1985 while she was studying the tribe. The paintings illustrate three stories, narrated or translated by Ribeiro: "The Story of Gain Panan and of the Peach Palm that He Brought from the Invisible Fish World," "D...

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Creators:
Steen, Elizabeth K.
Dates:
circa 1930-1931
Size:
0.02 Linear feet
15 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.196
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 15 photographs depicting Karaj√° (Caraja) peoples of Tocantins State in Brazil, circa 1930-1931.

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