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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Cultural Resources
Dates:
1986-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Staff Planning Committee at the Museum of the American Indian (MAI) at the George Gustav Heye Center in New York City. The committee was responsible for planning the transition of MAI to becoming a part of the Smithsonian Institution. The materials were maintained by Lee A Callander, Re...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1881-1931
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most notebooks of entomologists are retained as part of that person's papers; but for convenience, others are retained in this collection. The notebooks for the most part contain information relating to specimens in the National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Creators:
Laughlin, Robert M.
Dates:
1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016
Size:
39 videocassettes (vhs)
1 videocassettes (betamax)
20 cd-rs
6 electronic discs (dvd)
65.09 Linear feet
50 floppy discs
147 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Moody Laughlin was an American ethnologist specializing in the study of Mayan language, history, customs, and folklore. He spent the majority of his career working for the Smithsonian Institution, first with the Bureau of American Ethnology, then with the Department of Anthropology. He was a curator emeritus with the department from his retirement in 2006 until his death in 2020. The Robert Moody Laughlin papers (1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016) document his research and professional activities and primarily deal with language and folktales he recorded and studied, as well as the culture and history of the Tzotzil and other Mayan groups in the Chiapas region. His involvement in language education and training, advocacy for the Tzotzil and language and cultural revitalization, and administrative matters at the Smithsonian are also represented. The collection consists of materials created for books and other publications, field notes, research materials, correspondence, administrative files, sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, and electronic records.

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Creators:
Ashton, Dore
Dates:
circa 1928-2014
1849
Size:
35.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ashtdore
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Dore Ashton measure 35.6 linear feet and date from circa 1928-2014, with one letter in the Joseph Cornell subject file dating from 1849. The records document Dore Ashton's career as an art critic, historian and educator, with particular depth for the period of 1952 through 1990. The collection contains a small amount of biographical material, as well as correspondence, writings, subject files, printed materials, artwork, and reference photographs of artworks. An addition to the Dore Ashton papers includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, writing project and subject files, teaching files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic material.

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Creators:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894
Dates:
1849-1902
bulk 1870-1895
Size:
41.29 Linear feet (22 boxes, 29 folders, 3 mounted drawings, and 3 rolled items)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2372
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was an ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology who focused primarily on Native American sign language and pictography. This collection reflects Mallery's research interests and methods. Much of the collection is comprised of correspondence and notes relating to sign language and pictography and is organized chiefly by either the cultural or geographic region to which the material belongs. Bound volumes of several of his publications are included, along with annotated draft copies from collaborators. In the case of Mallery's work on pictography, the collection includes several oversize items including original works and reproductions.

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Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1984-1992
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the working files of the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, the journal of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. They are divided within each issue by the individual article or submission. They include correspondence concerning the articles, drafts of the articles, reviews of the articles, as well as copies o...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1976, 1991-1999, and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of slides documenting events, exhibitions, and facilities associated with the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Subjects include the construction and opening of the NASM building on the Mall; planning for the Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center; the 30th Anniversary video; the exhibitions GPS: A New Constellation, Arriba!:...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1970-1975
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of materials pertaining to a collections access survey conducted by the Office of the Registrar, primarily by Richard H. Lytle and Dagobert Soergel, and headed by Paul N. Perrot, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs. It consists of completed survey forms and information relating to accession information and col...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1948-1971
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 199
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include the files of the Registrar relating to budgets, personnel, organization, procedures, and policy. They do not contain accession records. The materials document the work of Helena M. Weiss, Registrar.

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