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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art
Dates:
1984-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consists of the curatorial records of Kenneth Myers, Associate Curator. Included are general and professional correspondence, Charles Lang Freer materials, and development files. Additionally there is a file of material from Linda Merrill which documents her activities as Curator.

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Creators:
Archer, W. Andrew (William Andrew), 1894-1973
Dates:
circa 1918-1973
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7378
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
McClellan, Catharine
Guédon, Marie Françoise
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Emmons, George Thornton
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Dates:
1890-2004
bulk 1923-2004
Size:
2 map drawers
38 Linear feet (71 document boxes, 1 half document box, 2 manuscript folders, 4 card file boxes, 1 flat box, and 1 oversize box)
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-89
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These papers reflect the professional and personal life of Frederica de Laguna. The collection contains correspondence, field notes, writings, newspaper clippings, writings by others, subject files, sound recordings, photographs, and maps. A significant portion of the collection consists of de Laguna's correspondence with family, friends, colleagues, and students, as well as her informants from the field. Her correspondence covers a wide range of subjects such as family, health, preparations for field work, her publications and projects, the Northwest Coast, her opinions on the state of anthropology, and politics. The field notes in the collection mainly represent de Laguna and her assistants' work in the Northern Tlingit region of Alaska from 1949 to 1954. In addition, the collection contains materials related to her work in the St. Lawrence River Valley in Ontario in 1947 and Catherine McClellan's field journal for her research in Aishihik, Yukon Territory in 1968. Most of the audio reels in the collection are field recordings made by de Laguna, McClellan, and Marie-Françoise Guédon of vocabulary and songs and speeches at potlatches and other ceremonies from 1952 to 1969. Tlingit and several Athabaskan languages including Atna, Tutochone, Upper Tanana, and Tanacross are represented in the recordings. Also in the collection are copies of John R. Swanton's Tlingit recordings and Hiroko Hara Sue's recordings among the Hare Indians. Additional materials related to de Laguna's research on the Northwest Coast include her notes on clans and tribes in Series VI: Subject Files and her notes on Tlingit vocabulary and Yakutat names specimens in Series X: Card Files. Drafts and notes for Voyage to Greenland, Travels Among the Dena, and The Tlingit Indians can be found in the collection as well as her drawings for her dissertation and materials related to her work for the Handbook of North American Indians and other publications. There is little material related to Under Mount Saint Elias except for correspondence, photocopies and negatives of plates, and grant applications for the monograph. Of special interest among de Laguna's writings is a photocopy of her historical fiction novel, The Thousand March. Other materials of special interest are copies of her talks, including her AAA presidential address, and the dissertation of Regna Darnell, a former student of de Laguna's. In addition, materials on the history of anthropology are in the collection, most of which can found with her teaching materials. Although the bulk of the collection documents de Laguna's professional years, the collection also contains newspaper articles and letters regarding her exceptional performance as a student at Bryn Mawr College and her undergraduate and graduate report cards. Only a few photographs of de Laguna can be found in the collection along with photographs of her 1929 and 1979 trips to Greenland.

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1982-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of treasurer's records of the History of Science Society and include correspondence, committee minutes and reports, auditors' reports, financial summaries, account activities, treasurer's reports, budget worksheets, audit and financial statements, and financial data on grants.

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Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1965-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-065
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The majority of this accession relates to the development endeavors of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology for its endowment fund. Materials include correspondence, meeting agenda and minutes, lists, and pledge forms.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project
Dates:
1893-1897
Size:
11 cu. ft. (22 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 76
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of correspondence about the text and proofs of George Brown Goode, editor, The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896: The History of its First Half-Century, Washington, 1897. Goode died while the book was underway. The primary value of this record unit is that it contains information about the Smithsonian which does not ...

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Creators:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982
Aga-Olgu, Kamer, 1903-
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)
Mayuyama, Junkichi, 1913-1999
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Dates:
circa 1925-1982
Size:
45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The John Alexander Pope papers contain limited biographical, personal and professional information. The bulk of the collection consists of published and unpublished writings, research materials and correspondence.

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Creators:
Print Council of America
Dates:
1951-2016
Size:
24.5 Linear feet
2.34 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.princoun
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Print Council of America measure 24.5 linear feet and 2.34 gigabytes, and date from 1951 to 2016. The collection includes administrative files, correspondence and subject files, interviews, exhibition and project files, financial records, and printed materials that document the council's founding and activities as a non-profit, professional organization of print specialists.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Conservation Laboratory
Dates:
circa 1965-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document conservation activities of the Conservation Laboratory, National Museum of American Art (NMAA), which was established in 1967. Materials include the staff correspondence and memoranda of Charles H. Olin, Painting Conservator, 1967, and Senior Conservator, 1968-1971; Anton Konrad, Objects Conservator, 1972-1973; Thomas ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1866-1950
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7448
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of miscellaneous records and papers created by entomologists Herbert Spencer Barber, Henry Guernsey Hubbard, Charles Valentine Riley, and Eugene Amandus Schwarz. For biographical information on Barber, Hubbard, Riley, and Schwarz, see Record Units 7103, 7107, 7076, and 7104. These papers represent work done for the ...

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