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Medal, National Geographic Society, Hugh L. Dryden

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Bronze
Dimensions:
3-D: 1.3 x 8.9cm (1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Hugh L. Dryden
Inventory Number:
A19750386000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Medal, National Geographic Society Medal, Amelia Earhart

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Bronze
Dimensions:
3-D: 0.4 × 6.2cm (3/16 × 2 7/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1932
Credit Line:
Gift of the Institute for Aeronautical Sciences
Inventory Number:
A19640145000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Medal, National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, Lincoln Ellsworth

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 6.2 × 0.5cm (2 7/16 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640153000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Medal, National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, Juan Trippe

Materials:
Gold Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 8.9 × 0.8cm (3 1/2 × 5/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Juan T. Trippe
Inventory Number:
A19791455000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Medal, National Geographic Society Medal, Floyd Bennett, 1926

Manufacturer:
Tiffany and Co.  Search this
Materials:
Gold Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 6.2 × 0.5cm (2 7/16 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. Cora Bennett Hoffman
Inventory Number:
A19630332000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Medal, National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, Captain Orvil Anderson

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Protective Coating
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 6.2 × 0.5cm (2 7/16 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640069000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Medal, National Geographic Society Special Gold Medal, Thomas C. Poulter

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Bronze (Copper Alloy)
Varnish
Dimensions:
3-D: 6.4 × 0.5cm (2 1/2 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640222000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Case, Medal, National Geographic Society Medal, Floyd Bennett, 1926

Manufacturer:
Tiffany and Co.  Search this
Materials:
Wood
Synthetic Fabric
Coated Fabric
Possible Silk
Paint
Copper Alloy
Steel
Plastic
Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.8 × 2.2 × 10.2cm (4 1/4 × 7/8 × 4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. Cora Bennett Hoffman
Inventory Number:
A19630332001
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Medal, National Geographic Society Special Medal of Honor, Richard Byrd

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Bronze (Copper Alloy)
Varnish
Dimensions:
3-D: 10 × 0.6cm (3 15/16 × 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640120000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Letter from Harry Stilwell Edwards to the National Geographic Society

Collector:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Names:
Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
January 14, 1918
Scope and Contents:
Letter contains information re. "Brownʹs Mount" - which tradition says was occupied by DeSoto in his march from Tampa in the 16th Century.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4187
Topic:
Brown's Mount (Georgia) -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4187, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4187
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4187

Documents relating to National Geographic Society- Smithsonian archeological expedition

Creator:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Stirling, Marion W.  Search this
Names:
National Geographic- Smithsonian archeological expedition to Costa Rica, 1964  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Maps
Photographs
Date:
February 23-May, 15, 1964
Scope and Contents:
Includes report (56 pages); list of plates (56 pages); electrostatic copy of field journal (42 pages); field notebook (38 pages) sketch maps, "Archeological areas worked by the expedition" and "Rough sketch map of Williamsburg area" (2 pages); and 164 photos with 2 pages of notes. Concerns Williamsburg, Palmar (Diquis Delta), La Peninsula, and Bagares areas.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4840
Topic:
Diaries -- Stirling, Matthew Williams  Search this
Costa Rica  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 4840, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4840
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4840

Preliminary diagnoses of new mammals obtained by the Yale-National Geographic Society Peruvian expedition

Author:
Thomas, Oldfield  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1917
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_91383

Birds Collected by the National Geographic Society's Expeditions to Northern Brazil and Southern Venezuela

Author:
Friedmann, Herbert  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1948
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_87142

Copies of Richard H. Stewart photographs of the Smithsonian-National Geographic Society Expedition to Panama

Creator:
Stewart, Richard H.  Search this
Names:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Extent:
24 copy prints
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Panama -- Antiquities
Date:
1949
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting archeological work at the Barriles site, sculptures and ceramics from the site, and a nearby location described as "Pablo Brackney's place, Palosanto."
Biographical/Historical note:
Richard Hewett Stewart (1901-2004) began working for the National Geographic Society as a photo lab technician in 1924. Ten years later, he joined Matthew Stirling's archeological team to photograph and, to a lesser extent, film the team's eight expeditions to Veracruz and Tabasco (1939-1946). As a result, Stewart's photographs illustrated all of National Geographic articles about the Olmec excavations carried out by the Smithsonian. Stewart again joined Stirling for the 1948-1949 archaeological expedition to Panama, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and the National Geographic Society.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R98-30
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Artifacts collected by the expedition held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 364365.
Footage of the expedition, made by Stewart, held in the Human Studies Film Archives in HSFA 87.8.1.
Additional photographs and footage by Stewart held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24 and in Human Studies Film Archives HSFA 91.16.4.
Provenance:
Donated by the National Geographic Society through Susan Crawford to the Department of Anthropology in 1985 with accession 364365. Transferred to the National Anthropological Archives, 1998.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Copyright held by the National Geographic Society. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot R98-30, Copies of Richard H. Stewart photographs of the Smithsonian-National Geographic Society Expedition to Panama, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R98-30
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r98-30

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1918-1923
Scope and Contents:
Select itemized correspondence:

1918: Sheldon [?], A. E.; Jan. 19.

1918: Jenks, Gwynne & Co.; Jan. 29.

1918: Guthrie, William Norman; July.

1918: Farley, Edward; Aug. 27.

1918: Guthrie, William Norman; Dec. 23.

1919: Fewkes, J. Walter; Jan. 1.

1919: Guthrie, William Norman; Apr. 25, July 25, Sept. 19.

1919: Bradley, Nettie G.; Oct. 24.

1920: Parkhane-Grews Burner Co.; Feb. 28.

1920: Guthrie, William Norman; Apr. 6, ca. May.

1920: Columbia Trust Co.; Sept. 20.

1920: Guthrie, William Norman; n.d.

1921: Weatherly, Arthur; Mar. 28.

1921: Guthrie, William Norman; Apr.

1921: Weatherly, Arthur; May 6.

1921: Guthrie, W. N.; May 11, July 9, Aug. 26.

1921: Outlook Co.; Dec. 1.

1922: National Geographic Society; Feb. 8.

1922: Copete Consolidated Copper Co.; Mar. 28.

1922: Small, Maynard, & Co.; Boston; Apr. 1.

1922: Boston Insurance Co.; Apr. 22.

1922: Alexander, H. B.; July 9.

1923: United Verde Extension Mining Co.; Feb. 20, May 1.
Collection Restrictions:
The Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers are open for research.

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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4558-ref47
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Members of the Advisory Committee of scientists directing arrangements for the National Geographic Society - U.S. Army Air Force Stratosphere Flight

Subject:
Brombacher, W. G (William George) 1891-  Search this
Weaver, E. R  Search this
Mohler, F. L (Fred Loomis) 1893-  Search this
Hutchison, George W  Search this
Patton, R. S (Raymond Stanton) 1882-1937  Search this
Richtmyer, F. K (Floyd Karker) 1881-1939  Search this
Swann, W. F. G (William Francis Gray) 1884-1962  Search this
Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937  Search this
Kepner, William E. 1893-1982  Search this
Briggs, Lyman J (Lyman James) 1874-1963  Search this
Stevens, A. W (Albert William) 1886-1949  Search this
Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey 1875-1966  Search this
Marvin, Charles F (Charles Frederick) 1858-1943  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
United States Army Air Corps  Search this
United States National Bureau of Standards  Search this
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey  Search this
Cornell University  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
National Research Council (U.S.)  Search this
Bartol Research Foundation  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
United States Weather Bureau  Search this
Physical description:
Photographic prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1934
Topic:
Ballooning  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4758]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume I, Brief biography, positions held, Loubat Prizes, medals, etc., societies and clubs, bibliography

Title:
Random records, vol. 1
Creator:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume illustrations, clippings, letters. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1846
1846-1932
Call number:
CT275.H75 A1 v. 1
CT275.H75 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063434
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Untitled Object

Donor Name:
National Geographic Society  Search this
Accession Date:
1936-Nov-11
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
141349
USNM Number:
A392455-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
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Untitled Object

Donor Name:
National Geographic Society  Search this
Accession Date:
1936-Nov-11
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
141349
USNM Number:
A393117-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
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Poster, Reentry, Mercury

Manufacturer:
National Geographic Society  Search this
Materials:
Paper
Ink
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 101.4 × 76.2cm (3 ft. 3 15/16 in. × 2 ft. 6 in.)
Type:
LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Posters
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection
Inventory Number:
A20150447000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
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