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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1860-1908
Size:
76.58 cu. ft. (151 document boxes) (3 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of the correspondence is directed to Goode, with lesser amounts to True, Walcott, and Rathbun. Also, a small amount of correspondence is addressed to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, (Baird, 1878-1887; and Samuel P. Langley, 1887-1906) but is generally referred to the Assistant Secretary for response. Much of the material is...

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Creators:
Buchanan, Lee L. (Lee La Forest), 1893-
Dates:
1917-1948 and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7361
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of field notes taken by Buchanan during a collecting trip in Iowa, 1917; an unpublished manuscript on West Indian Apion; and notes, correspondence, and related materials concerning his research on Coleoptera.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Under Secretary, Constance Berry Newman, mostly during the Calendar Year 1993 and part of 1992. The records pertain to the activities of Smithsonian Institution offices and bureaus; international relations; and significant projects such as the establishment of the National M...

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Creators:
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
3 mounted composite prints (probably platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Aztec atlatls in the Museo Nazionale di Antropologia e Etnologia of the Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Universita degli Studi of Florence, Italy, and the Museo Kircheriano in Rome. Complete images of each atlatl were made by combining multiple prints. There are also extracts from Bushnell's article about the objects, "Two Ancie...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 30-July 11, 2006
Size:
1 Cubic Feet (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2006
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:
Stern, Michael, 1946-
Stern, Jane
Dates:
1890-2008
Size:
17 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1392
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Jane and Michael Stern's travels across the United States collecting data for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining.

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Creators:
Cramer, Joseph
Dates:
undated
Size:
41 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and notes made by Joseph Cramer documenting archeological work of Oscar T. Lewis. They include images of bone, ivory, and stone tools and human skeletal remains, collected by Oscar T. Lewis on the southeast side of Shemya Island, Semichi Island Group of the Aleutian Islands.

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Creators:
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012
Polcari, Stephen
Dates:
1993 April 9
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording, analog)
45 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.barnet93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Will Barnet conducted 1993 April 9, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art, in Barnet's studio, at 15 Gramercy Park, New York. Barnet talks about his education at the Boston Museum School and the Art Students League; art education after the Abstract Expressionists; the development of his own work between the 1930's and...

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Dates:
1929
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-59
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of a photograph depicting Henry Bascom Collins removing loose surface dirt at an excavation site at Cape Kialegak, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1907-1925 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the curatorial activities of J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Rose, a curator in the Division of Plants, 1896-1911 and 1917-1928. Rose specialized in the study of cacti. Some materials document Rose's leave of absence from the United States National Museum for field work in South America. Materials include...

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