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MS 7608 The Hidden Valley Rockshelter, Bath County, Virginia

Creator:
MacCord, Howard A.  Search this
Extent:
42 Items (pages + 1 page list of illustrations + 6 pages cartographic items + 9 pages of images of artifacts )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Biographical / Historical:
The report is part of the documentation for a collection (Accession No.: 380492), which came into the museum in 1973.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7608
Citation:
Manuscript 7608, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7608
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7608

MS 7591 The Jemez child

Creator:
Harper, Blanche Wurdack  Search this
Extent:
64 Pages
Culture:
Jemez -- Child rearing  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. 1916
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7591
Topic:
Child life -- Jemez  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7591, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7591
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7591

MS 1977-54a Bibliography of North American Indian Languages proof sheets annotated by James Constantine Pilling

Creator:
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1885
Identifier:
NAA.MS1977-54A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1977-54a

MS 7563 Stabilization of Kin Klizhin, Chaco Canyon National Monument, Fiscal Year 1938

Creator:
Vivian, Gordon  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7563
Local Note:
Carbon of typescript, bound, with photographs
Topic:
Kin Klizhin -- New Mexico -- Chaco Canyon -- stabilization  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7563, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7563
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7563

Website Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Place:
United States -- History
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the online exhibition EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America, created by the National Museum of American History, as it existed on April 12, 2014. The website, presented in both English and Spanish, presents familiar historical themes from the perspective of Americans with disabilities. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
People with disabilities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-184, National Museum of American History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-184
See more items in:
Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-184
Additional Online Media:

Willard Edwin Graves photographs of Burma

Creator:
Graves, Willard Edwin  Search this
Names:
Harwood, Harry  Search this
Extent:
67 lantern slides
1 cassette tape
Culture:
Shan (Asian people)  Search this
Chin (Southeast Asian people)  Search this
Burmese  Search this
Karen (Southeast Asian people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Cassette tapes
Photographs
Lantern slides
Audiocassettes
Place:
Rangoon (Burma)
Date:
1908-1913
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting government buildings, Christian missions, Buddhist pagodas and monks, Muslim mosques, industry, agriculture, and dances in Burma. People depicted include Chins, Karens, Shans, Burmese, and Methodist missionaries. Some of the handcolored lantern slides are marked by the Christian Lecture Bureau in Chicago and others depict a map and sheet music, indicating that they may have been assembled for a lecture.

A recording made in 1970 by the Reverend Harry Harwood, who taught at the same school as Graves but at a later time, includes a commentary on the slides.
Biographical/Historical note:
Williard Edwin Graves (1880-1966) was an American missionary in Rangoon from 1908-1913. He and his wife, Almyra Alford Graves, were commissioned by the Board of Missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church to teach at the Methodist Episcopal Church School for Boys in Rangoon. Graves later served as principal of the school until his wife's ill health forced them to return to the United States
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-7
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional missionary photographs of Burma can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 74-50.
The United Methodist Church's General Commission on Archives and History holds the Willard Edwin Graves Papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Burmese -- Agriculture  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Buddhist monks  Search this
Missions  Search this
Pagodas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Lantern slides
Audiocassettes
Citation:
Photo lot 75-7, Willard Edwin Graves photographs of Burma, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-7
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-7
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CAAHC Army Audiovisual Collection

Creator:
United States. Army  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet (3 boxes)
29 video recordings (29 U-matic 3/4" video recordings)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Video recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1974-1986
Scope and Contents note:
This collection contains United States Army-produced videos collected by the Center for African American History and Culture. The video programs focus on race relations and blacks in the military.
Related Archival Materials note:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives also houses a collection of audiovisual records documenting exhibitions and other events at the Center for African American History and Culture before it merged with the Anacostia Community Museum.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
CAAHC Army Audiovisual Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.09-015
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-09-015

MS 1992-12 Hudson-Meng site field notes and specimen bags

Extent:
5 Boxes (3.58 linear feet)
Culture:
Paleo-Indians -- North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Field notes
Place:
Hudson-Meng Site (Neb.)
Nebraska -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1971-1977
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of field notes and original specimen bags from the Hudson-Meng Paleo-Indian site near Crawford, Sioux County, Nebraska. The site, on lands owned by Nebraska State Forest, was excavated between 1971 and 1977 under USDA permit by Chadron State College. The field notes are associated with a collection of approximately 2,500 lithic artifacts and faunal remains held by the Department of Anthropology.
Biographical / Historical:
The Hudson-Meng site is located in the Oglala National Grassland near Crawford, Nebraska. The remains of hundreds of bison were first exposed in the 1950s during the construction of a pond by local rancher Albert Meng. The site was first excavated by Larry Agenbroad of Chadron State College from 1971-1977. Agenbroad's investigations discovered the remains of some 120-125 bison directly associated with Paleoindian-aged Alberta projectile points. The bonebed was dated to about 9,820 Radiocarbon Years Before the Present (RCYBP) and was the first Alberta site to ever be directly dated. Later excavations were conducted by researchers from the University of Wyoming, Colorado State University and St. Cloud State University. In 1997 an enclosure was completed over a central portion of the bonebed and each summer, the site is open to the public for interpretive tours.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1992-12
Other Archival Materials:
The Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History holds 2,500 lithic artifacts and faunal remains from the Hudson-Meng site. Please see catalog numbers 533,627-534,821 and accession number 361,218.
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 1992-12, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1992-12
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1992-12

Ms 961 Yuki Vocabulary

Collector:
Berton, Francis, 1830-1885  Search this
Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Culture:
Yuki Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
May, 1851
Scope and Contents:
Contents: (a)-Vocabulary (in French-Yuki)- 15 pages in notebook. (b)-Copy and transliterations of vocabulary Number 961-a, made by A. S. Gatschet. Ca. 10 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 961-a-b
Local Note:
The material was collected by Mr Berton in May, 1851, and written down by him on November 15, 1852. A copy was also made by Alex. Pinart in 1877.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 961-a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS961
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms961

Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Department of History of Science  Search this
Extent:
15.5 cu. ft. (31 document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1923-1980
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of miscellaneous correspondence, fiscal records, annual reports, incoming and outgoing curatorial correspondence, personnel files, and records pertaining to the Computer History Project. Staff documented include Susan Faye Cannon.
Restrictions:
Box 30 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Science -- History  Search this
Technology -- History  Search this
Computer industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90005, National Museum of American History. Department of History of Science, Records
Identifier:
Accession T90005
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fat90005

MS 2000-48 Bill of sale for a slave

Creator:
Cobb, R. T.  Search this
Lafloore, Forbus  Search this
Johnson, William M.  Search this
Wotten, W. H.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (framed document )
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
bulk 1859
Scope and Contents:
Bill of sale for a slave, Lily, sold by R. J. Cobb to Forbus Lafloore, a Choctaw Chief's brother. The bill is dated 19 February 1859 and signed by William M. Johnson, W. H. Wotten, and R. J. Cobb.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2000-48
Topic:
Slavery -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2000-48, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2000-48
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2000-48

MS 2000-41 Kwahahalu and Sapukuyawa Ceremonial Masks

Creator:
Ireland, Emilienne  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages
Culture:
Waura  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Place:
Mato Grosso (Brazil : State)
Date:
August 15, 1985
Scope and Contents:
Subtitled "Description of artifacts collected in the Waura village, Xingu National Park Mato Grosso, Brazil, on April 8, 1983." Includes ethnographic background on the role of spirit masks, their use in ceremonial performances, and their construction. There are also notes on sound recordings, conservation of the material, and Waura words.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2000-41
Topic:
Ceremonies -- Waura  Search this
Masks -- Waura  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2000-41, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2000-41
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2000-41

Website Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of American History's public presence on the internet in 2004. The website includes general information, membership information, on-line exhibitions, press releases, on-line chat transcripts, educational activities, timelines, staff publications, and related files. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Historical museums  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-169, National Museum of American History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 08-169
See more items in:
Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-169

MS 7539-b Notes on the Mescalero Apaches

Creator:
Henry, Jules, 1904-1969  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (ca in. ca 2 in.)
Culture:
Apache -- Mescalero  Search this
Apache -- Medicine  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Mescalero Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1931
Scope and Contents:
Typescript of field notes that largely concerns medicine. Includes a photograph of dancers.
Biographical / Historical:
Many of the notes bear Henry's original name--Jules Blumensohn.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7593-b
Topic:
Apache  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7593-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7593B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7593b

MS 7592 Tehuelche folklore

Creator:
Wolf, J. G.  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Linton, Ralph, 1893-1953  Search this
Extent:
103 Pages
Culture:
Tehuelche -- Folklore  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. 1923
Scope and Contents:
Two set of folk tales in Tehuelche with English translations. Also includes a letter from Wolf to Franz Boas and transmittal and acknowledgement letters exchanged between Ralph Linton and Boas's secretary.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7592
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7592, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7592
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7592

MS 7588 Material concerning the Mohave

Creator:
Underhill, Ruth, 1883-1984  Search this
Culture:
Mohave -- Poetry  Search this
Social organization -- Mohave  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
Includes a carbon typescript of a English translation of "The Battle of Spirit Mountain," a "song-narrative" (5 pages) and "Mohave Social Organization" (3 pages).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7588
Topic:
Poetry -- Mohave  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7588, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7588
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7588

Anacostia Oral History Project

Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Anacostia Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
140 sound recordings (72 sound cassettes ; 68 sound disk CD-Rs)
58 electronic discs (dvd) (58 data disk DVD-Rs)
2 Linear feet
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sound recordings
Electronic discs (dvd)
Oral history
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1970-1975
bulk 1975-1975
Scope and Contents note:
The Anacostia Oral History Project Collection contains oral history interviews with 55 individuals who either grew up in or spent a considerable amount of time in the neighborhood. Interviewees discuss their memories of Anacostia dating back to the 1890s and points of focus include education, occupations, transportation, geographic boundaries, and recreational and community activities. The interviews were conducted and recorded on audiocassettes in 1975 through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum. Most of the interviews have been digitized and are accessible in the archive on CDs.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Center for Anacostia Studies was the predecessor of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum research department.
Related Archival Materials note:
The Anacostia Community Museum Archives also houses other oral histories of the area, including the ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Genre/Form:
Oral history
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Anacostia Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.09-006
See more items in:
Anacostia Oral History Project
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-09-006

MS 1997-32 Par-Tee site field notes

Creator:
Drucker, Robert M.  Search this
Phebus, George E.  Search this
Extent:
10 Items (linear inches. )
Culture:
Tillamook Indians  Search this
Clatsop  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Clallam Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Field notes
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Oregon -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1965-1975
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of field notes, slides and photographs documenting the excavation of the Par-Tee site (35CT20) in Clatsop County, Oregon, circa 1965-1975. The site was excavated by Robert Drucker and George Phebus.
Biographical / Historical:
The Par-Tee site derives its name from its location in the rough of a Seaside, Oregon golf course. Robert Drucker, an amateur archaeologist, began excavating the site in the mid-1960s with the assistance of the Oregon Archaeological Society. During the early years of Drucker's excavations, his work came to the attention of George Phebus, a collections assistant at the Smithsonian, who realized the archaeological significance of the Par-Tee site. Phebus and Drucker excavated the site for nearly 10 years, making it one of the most extensively excavated sites on the southern Northwest Coast.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1997-32
Other Archival Materials:
The Department of Anthropology holds artifacts related to this collection. Please see accession number 361,357.
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Antiquities  Search this
Clallam (Klallam)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Manuscript 1997-32, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1997-32
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1997-32

Website Records

Topic:
Smithsonian's History Explorer (Website)
Creator::
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Place:
United States -- History
Date:
2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian's History Explorer website as it existed on November 7, 2013. The website was developed by the National Museum of American History in partnership with the Verizon Foundation to offer free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history. These resources focus on learning history by "reading" objects for the stories they hold about the nation and its many peoples. Learning activities feature artifacts selected from the museum's collections and draw on the expertise of the museum's curatorial staff. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-072, National Museum of American History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-072
See more items in:
Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-072
Additional Online Media:

Website Records

Topic:
American Enterprise (Website)
Creator::
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2010-2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the American Enterprise website, maintained by the National Museum of American History, as it existed on April 4, 2013. The website documents the planning of a new exhibition of the same name which will open in Spring 2015. In addition to providing information and updates about the exhibition and its themes, it encourages feedback, ideas, and comments from the public. The website also includes a blog which contains posts dating back to November 2010. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-190, National Museum of American History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-190
See more items in:
Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-190
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