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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1966-1979
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Performing Arts (DPA). Materials document a variety of public performances, concerts, touring shows, and festivals. Particularly well documented are activities surrounding the annual Festival of American Folklife. Records include correspondence, memoranda, bu...

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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1893-1969
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-315
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of various scientists associated with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and one of its predecessors, the Division of Mollusks. Scientists included are R. Tucker Abbott, Rolf A. M. Brandt, John Brooks Henderson, Austin E. Lamberts, Aron L. Mehring, and Peter F...

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Creators:
United States. National Bureau of Standards
Dates:
circa 1917-1933
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0217
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documents relating to early development of radio aids to aerial navigation, mostly on behalf of the U.S. military services.

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1869-1872
circa 1947
1967
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1795B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typescript of Volumes 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, and 10. Some transcriptions incomplete. Volume 1 and portions of Volume 2 have been published with descriptive notes by William Culp Darrah, Utah Historical Quarterly, vol. 15 (1947): 125-139. 1871 and 1872 trip [?] transcribed by Fowler, October-November 1967, for publication in the Smithsonian Institution Jour...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which pertain to the National Air and Space Trophy Award and include information about the selection committee, guests, hosts, nominating process and the award. Also included are the files of Susan Beaudette which document individuals and organizations requesting the use of the National Air and Space Museum ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program
Dates:
1997-2007, 2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program exhibition planning, development, and production activities. Materials include correspondence; notes; exhibition proposals; budget summaries; press releases; meeting agendas; scripts; catalogs, brochures and fliers; photographs; and visitor comment forms....

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Creators:
Lance, John
Dates:
1931-1990
Size:
7.93 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

John F. Lance (1916-1991), was a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. He spent most of his professional career at the University of Arizona and the National Science Foundation. This accession primarily documents Lance's research on vertebrate fossils and includes correspondence; field, laboratory, and research notes; reports; publications;...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Center for Tropical Forest Science
Dates:
1980-2005
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration, research, and programs of the Center for Tropical Forest Science, a collaboration to provide in depth knowledge of tropical forest ecosystems based on data collected from a global network of research programs. Materials include correspondence, reports, background information ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Science
Dates:
1963-1973
Size:
26 cu. ft. (26 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records are arranged in four alphabetic subject files, overlapping in dates and subject matter. The files were probably segments of one general file which was weeded and separated as records became noncurrent.

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