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Creators:
Wood, Arthur Bernie, 1921-1986
Dates:
1942-2001
bulk 1960-1969
Size:
10 Cubic feet (27 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0962
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A. (Arthur) Bernie Wood (1921-1986) was an advertising designer, consultant, and inventor actively involved in the development of the restaurant franchise industry in America during the 1960s and 1970s. Particularly notable is his work with marketing, promotion, and merchandising for the McDonald's Corporation during its formative years.

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Creators:
55 Mercer Artists, Inc.
Dates:
1939-2007
bulk 1970-2007
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.55mercga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

55 Mercer Artists, Inc. records, 1939-2007, bulk 1970-2007, measure 5.1 linear feet. The records, which are incomplete with sizeable gaps, consist of administrative records, exhibition files, artists' files, financial records, scrapbooks, guest books, and printed material that document one of the most successful and long lived artist run cooperative galleries in SoHo. The only item pre-dating 55 Mercer Artists, Inc. is a 1939 newspaper clipping in the artists' files.

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Creators:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1945-2013
Size:
35.42 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.skowscho
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture records measure 35.42 linear feet and date from 1945 to 2013. The paper records of the school document the period from circa 1945 to 1977 and consist of administrative records, financial records, visiting artist files, faculty files, student files, and photographic material. Also included are motion picture films by Jack Eastman and Karl Fortess, dating from circa 1950 to 1968, showing the school's campus and faculty, staff, and students at work and leisure. A large portion of the collection consists of the Skowhegan Lecture Archives, a sound recording archive of lectures given by artists speaking at the school between 1952 and 2013.

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Creators:
United States. War Production Board.
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Garfield & Co.
Dates:
1909-1969
Size:
15 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 11 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0820
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Garfield and Company, a pharmaceutical manufacturer in New Jersey during the twentieth century. Garfield and Company, founded by Isidor Z. Garfield (1863-1951), made Seidlitz Powder, a commonly known medication composed of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and potassium sodium tartrate that was used as a mild cathartic by dissolving it in water and then drinking it. Materials include customer files, invoices, correspondence, advertising and packaging materials, calendars, posters, financial records, and an oral and video history with Julius Garfield, son of Isidor Z. Garfield.

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Creators:
Soderstrom, Thomas R.
Dates:
circa 1965-1987
Size:
1.08 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting Thomas R. Soderstrom's career as a curator in the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, and his research on bamboo. It includes correspondence with colleagues, resumes and personnel material, and photographs.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1995-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-286
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany activities, including meetings, VIP visits, photographs and project files. Materials were created or maintained by W. John Kress.

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National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1991-1992
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the FY 1992 correspondence files of the Department of Aeronautics.

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Center for Short-lived Phenomena (Cambridge, Mass.)
Dates:
1968-1974
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T89038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications and reports, documenting international and national short-lived phenomena. Some materials pertain to the transient lunar phenomena during the Apollo missions. The Center was operated at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1915
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also list of names, Kiowa song, etc.; pencil drawing of Indian heads; miscellaneous notes, etc.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
October 8-13, 1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1980
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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