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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
circa 1915-1941
Size:
26.46 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (18.46 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of sound recordings created by, acquired by, or about the Smithsonian Institution and its staff. Highlights of the collection include recordings of Native American languages being spoken or sung and radio programs, including much of "The World is Yours" program. These records were transferred to the National Archives p...

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Creators:
Whitmore, Frank C.
Dates:
1942-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-013
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscript notes, photographs and some plates and drawings pertaining to Frank C. Whitmore's paleontological research. Whitmore is a Research Associate with the United States Geological Survey.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Bird and Mammal Laboratories
Dates:
circa 1885-1971
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include early correspondence of the Bureau of Biological Survey; general files of the Bird and Mammal Labs including correspondence, project reports, annual and quarterly reports, memoranda, material of various staff members and material on the organization, history and policy of the Labs; correspondence from the Bird Section ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations
Dates:
1954-2014
Size:
23 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-310
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of the Office of International Relations and its predecessors, the Directorate of International Activities and the Office of International Activities, respectively, in regard to office budgetary matters and the coordinating of internationally-focused Smithsonian proje...

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Creators:
Rankin, Robert Louis, 1939-
Dates:
1886, 1914, 1956-2011
Size:
31.77 Linear feet (55 boxes, 1 map folder)
196 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Robert Rankin papers, 1886, 1914, 1956-2011, document his field work, research, and professional activities, primarily in relation to his work studying American Indian languages. Rankin was professor of linguistics at the University of Kansas from 1969 until his retirement in 2005. The collection consists of sound recordings, field notebooks, vocabulary lists and bibliographies, dictionaries, research files, slip files, word lists, correspondence, ephemera, notes, readings and reprints, writings, drafts, and teaching materials. This includes materials from Rankin's work with the last native speakers of the Quapaw and Kaw (Kansa, Kanza) languages and subsequent research, writings, and collaborations with tribes and fellow linguists.

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Creators:
Myhra, David
Dates:
1913 -1998
bulk 1982-1988
Size:
7.91 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0065
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains interviews with Reimar and Walter Horten that were recorded by David Myhra.

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Creators:
Williams, Austin B.
Dates:
1973-1980
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These files were maintained by Austin B. Williams regarding his work on the "Symposium on the Composition and Evolution of Crustaceans in the Cold and Temperate Waters of the World Ocean," held in Beaufort, North Carolina, May 1978.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1989-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Laura T. Schneider, Audio-Visual Production Specialist, documenting her work on the television program "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden." The materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and notes pertaining to production, proposals, and meetings; promotion funding and expense informat...

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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:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Installation
Dates:
circa 1989-1991
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design and installation of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include revisions to "Monsters, Myths and Minerals;" "Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century;" "India Along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh;" "Yokohama: Prin...

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