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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1957-1992
Size:
4.43 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 518
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of exhibition catalogs of shows circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Institute of Social Anthropology
Dates:
1942-1952
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1996-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Institute of Social Anthropology was an autonomous unit of the Smithsonian Institution which existed from 1942-1952. The objectives of the Institute of Social Anthropology were to work in cooperation with the institutions in certain Latin American republics which had requested assistance in anthropological work; the Institute of Social Anthropology had two main objectives: 1) Training of personnel in the concepts and techniques of anthropology; 2) Acquisition of a body of scientific information concerning the basic rural populations that is fundamental to any program affecting Latin Americans as well as to science and education. The research provided an understanding of the manner of living, agricultural systems in relation to environmental factors, economic life, crafts and industries, food habits, health status, social organization, religion, language, literacy, and basic attitudes and interests of the people. From a scientific point of view, these studies revealed the most recent changes and the factors making for change in cultures that in many instances can be traced back more than 2,000 years through archaeology and post-conquest written history. From a practical point of view, the findings were indispensable to any action programs, both governmental and private, concerned with matters of health, education, soil erosion, commercial development, colonization, marketing, and so on.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1952-1988
Size:
3.15 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 536
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of publications produced by SITES, often in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution Press, including brochures, posters, guides, and catalogs documenting traveling exhibitions. The set is probably not complete. Information for each publication appears in the following order: publication title, author, date, and type...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1979-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Peggy A. Loar, Director (1981-c. 1991) regarding Smithsonian traveling exhibitions sent on international tour. International tours of exhibitions were common in the 1980's and 1990's, the world economy changed making these tours more expensive. As a result, ...

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Creators:
Soule, Thayer
Dates:
1946-1985
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film collection contains 34 travel films from around the world made by Thayer Soule, some of which were made with associates, that he used in presenting travel lectures around the country from 1935 to 1995. He was an associate with Burton Holmes, dean of travel lecturers, from 1946 to 1958. Collection also includes still photographs, publicity ma...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Art Department
Dates:
circa 1975-1983
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of assorted administrative files from the Art Department, including some reading files. Of note are files documenting the opening of the National Air and Space Museum in 1976.

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Creators:
National Postal Museum
Dates:
circa 1960-1965, 1972-1977, 1982-1987, 1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning of exhibitions in the Museum of History and Technology, Hall of Philately and Postal History and, beginning in 1969, the National Museum of History and Technology, Hall of Philately and Postal History. Records also document collections management by National Museum of American History...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Biological Conservation
Dates:
1974-1980
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials on the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS); Endangered Flora Project; and Department of Interior contracts.

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Creators:
Miller, Richard H.
Dates:
1900-1991
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0950
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is made up of Richard H. Miller's collection of postcards and slides illustrating bridges from around the world.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Director during the tenure of Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include files pertaining to meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, research trips, events, media interviews, and visits to foreign and domestic zoological parks and aquariums ...

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