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Program Records, 1978-2002

Creator:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project  Search this
Subject:
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Floppy disks
Architectural drawings
Maps
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Electronic records
Place:
Amazon River Region
Brazil
Date:
1978
1978-2002
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Biotic communities  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Forest ecology  Search this
Forests and forestry  Search this
Research  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-098
See more items in:
Program Records 1978-2010 [Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_279679

Game set

Culture/People:
Amazonia  Search this
Previous owner:
Alberto Perpetuo, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Alberto Perpetuo, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Game set
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, pegged
Dimensions:
19.50 x 6.30 x 8.00 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Rio Amazonas (Amazon River) region; Brazil
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
13/1998
Barcode:
131998.000
See related items:
Amazonia
Games, Toys, Gambling
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_141940
Additional Online Media:

Arboretum Amazonicum : iconographia dos mais importantes vegetaes espontaneos e cultivados da região amazonica. 1.-5. decada

Author:
Huber, J (Jacques) 1867-1914  Search this
Cavalcante, Paulo B  Search this
Physical description:
5 pts : ill. ; 34 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Brazil
Amazon River Region
Date:
1900
1988
1900-1988
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Plants, Cultivated  Search this
Plant ecology  Search this
Botany--Pictorial works  Search this
Plants, Cultivated--Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
QK263 .H87 1900
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_70652

Clifford Evans and Betty Meggers

Author:
Sandved, Kjell Bloch 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Meggers, Betty J  Search this
Evans, Clifford 1920-  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color; Size: 1"w x 1 3.7"h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Slide
Type:
Group, candid
Slide
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Amazon River Region
South America
Date:
1975
Topic:
Anthropologists  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Maps  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Women  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-03914
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14278

Clifford Evans and Steve Makoveni

Author:
Sandved, Kjell Bloch 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Makovenyi, Steven  Search this
Evans, Clifford 1920-  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
Department of Exhibits Design and Production  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 1"w x 1 3.7"h ; Type of Image: Group, candid; Exhibit; Medium: Slide
Type:
Exhibit
Group, candid
Slide
Place:
Amazon River Region
South America
Date:
1975
Topic:
Anthropologists  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Feathers  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-03916
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14280

Donald Croom Beatty photographs of his South American expedition

Creator:
Beatty, Donald Croom  Search this
Extent:
9 negatives (nitrate)
150 copy prints (circa)
237 negatives (acetate)
Culture:
Jivaro  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
negatives
copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Amazon River Region
Date:
circa 1931
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of photographs depicting of South American Indians, made during Donald Croom Beatty's South American expedition. It includes images of Jivaro (Shuar) people, as well as their boats, houses and villages. Additional photographs depict members of the expedition and the Amazon River.
Biographical/Historical note:
Donald Croom Beatty (1900-1980) was an American aviator who flew to South America in 1931 as part of a trade delegation. His expedition was endorsed by Major Leslie Barbrook of the National Geographic Society and William Stirling (chief ethnologist for the Smithsonian Institution) and was funded by J. P. Morgan. The expedition explored the interior of the continent and acquired the first photographs and motion-picture recordings of the Jivaro (Shuar) people, as well as the collection of artifacts and live animal specimens from the Amazon River region. The expedition also led to Beatty's induction as a "fellow" to both The Explorers Club of New York and the Royal Geographical Society.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-43
Reproduction Note:
Prints made by Smithsonian Institution from Beatty's negatives, circa 1982
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Material relating to Beatty's Latin American Expedition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7124, MS 7315 and MS 7551.
Jivaro artifacts donated by Beatty can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 341779.
Photographs of a Smithsonian reception honoring Donald C. Beatty can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80-51.
Restrictions:
Original negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing.
Rights:
The photographs were copyrighted and their present status will have to be determined before copies can be made for researchers.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
NAA Photo Lot 82-43, Donald Croom Beatty photographs of his South American expedition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-43
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-43

A history of botanical exploration in Amazonian Ecuador, 1739-1988 / S.S. Renner

Author:
Renner, Susanne 1954-  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 39 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Ecuador
Amazon River Region
Date:
1993
Topic:
Botany--History  Search this
Plant collecting--History  Search this
Plant collectors--History  Search this
Scientific expeditions--History  Search this
Call number:
QK1 .S664 no. 82
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_770279

Clifford Evans and Betty Meggers Leaning Over Diagram

Author:
Sandved, Kjell Bloch 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Meggers, Betty J  Search this
Evans, Clifford 1920-  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 1"w x 1 3.7"h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Slide
Type:
Group, candid
Slide
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Amazon River Region
South America
Date:
1975
Topic:
Anthropologists  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Maps  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Research  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Women  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-03915
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14279

William F. Baggerman photographs of world travels

Creator:
Baggerman, William F.  Search this
Extent:
1,688 color slides
31 negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
22 prints (silver gelatin)
5 color prints
3 postcards (color halftone)
1 drawing
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
color slides
negatives
prints
color prints
postcards
drawings
Photographs
Place:
Iran
Afghanistan
Sahara
Tibet (China)
Tara River (Montenegro and Bosnia and Hercegovina)
Algeria
Balkan Peninsula
Brazil
Peru
Amazon River Region
Pakistan
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Sacsahuamán Site (Peru)
Bamiyan Site (Afghanistan)
Date:
circa 1947-1970
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made during William F. Baggerman's travels, including trips on the Pan-American Highway, the Tara River in Yugoslavia, and a Transsaharan "expedition" in the Amazon River Region, and in the Balkans, Tibet, Iran, Afghanistan, and Bakistan. They document people and their natural and built environments, as well as markets, ceremonies and festivals, transportation, and historical sites. Title slides and images of magazine articles and maps indicate that slides in the collection were probably used for lectures. The collection is accompanied by publications, letters, and itineraries relating to Baggerman's travels, as well as audio tapes of Sogyal Rinpoche's Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, and jewelry pieces collected by Baggerman (including rings and a bracelet).
Biographical/Historical note:
William Francis Baggerman was a businessman in Missouri and Florida and an advocate for Tibet. An amateur photographer, he documented a variety of organized "expeditions" and "safaris" to foreign destinations, which he made in the 1950s and 1960s.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-23
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Baggerman also donated a Dalton Super Model Adding Machine to the National Museum of American History, in accession 1986.0977.
The Missouri History Museum holds the William F. Baggerman Papers (circa 1940-1991).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Taj Mahal (Agra, India)  Search this
Pan American Highway System  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-23, William F. Baggerman photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-23
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-23

Geschichte der zehenjährigen Reisen der Mitglieder der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Paris : vornemlich des Herrn de la Condamine nach Peru in America in den Jahren 1735 bis 1745, worinne ausser verschiedenen Nachrichten von der gegenwärtigen Beschaffenheit der spanischen Colonien in America, und einer vollständigen Beschreibung des berühmten Amazonenflusses, auch noch verschiedene und besondere Anmerkungen zur Aufnahme der Sternkunde, Erdbeschreibung und Naturlehre befindlich sind, / herausgegeben und mit einigen Beylagen und Kupfern begleitet von J.C.S

Title:
Reisendes de La Condamine DSI
Author:
La Condamine, Charles-Marie de 1701-1774  Search this
J. C. S  Search this
La Condamine, Charles-Marie de 1701-1774 Journal du voyage fait par ordre du roi à l'équateur German Selections  Search this
La Condamine, Charles-Marie de 1701-1774 Relation abrégée d'un voyage fait dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique méridionale German Selections  Search this
Wafer, Lionel 1660?-1705? New voyage and description of the isthmus of America German Selections  Search this
Former owner:
Stolberg, Christian Ernst Prinz 1691-1771 DSI  Search this
Sturtevant, William C. DSI  Search this
Fürstlich Stolberg-Wernigerodesche Bibliothek DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[12], 272 p., [1] leaf of plates : port., plan ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Place:
South America
Panama
Amazon River Region
Date:
1763
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F2546 .L154 1763
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_898568

The Clio, by L.H. Myers ..

Author:
Myers, L. H (Leopold Hamilton) 1881-1944  Search this
Signer:
Myers, L. H (Leopold Hamilton) 1881-1944 DSI  Search this
Bookjacket designer:
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight) 1890-1954  Search this
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Sons  Search this
Printer:
Botolph Printing Works  Search this
Physical description:
257, [5] pages 20 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Amazon River Region
Date:
1925
Topic:
Voyages and travels  Search this
Call number:
PR6025.Y94 C58 1925
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104107

James Wilborn Marshall Film Footage of the Amazon 1952-1960

Physical description:
archival original 45 film reels (32,515 feet) silent b&w color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Brazil
Amazon River Region
Date:
1952-1960
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Cultural property  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2011.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_292806

Agency history, 1967-1971

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Vertebrate Zoology Belem Ecological Project  Search this
Subject:
Humphrey, Philip S (Philip Strong) 1926-2009  Search this
Belem Ecological Project  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
Brazil
Amazon River Region
Date:
1967
1967-1971
Topic:
Vertebrates  Search this
Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00029
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218085

Belem Ecological Project Records, 1967-1971

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Subject:
Humphrey, Philip S (Philip Strong) 1926-2009  Search this
Belem Ecological Project  Search this
Physical description:
.25 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Brazil
Amazon River Region
Date:
1967
1967-1971
Topic:
Vertebrates  Search this
Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00049
See more items in:
Belem Ecological Project Records 1967-1971 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Vertebrate Zoology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219674

Clifford Evans Papers

Creator:
Evans, Clifford 1920-1981  Search this
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Subject:
Institute for Andean Research  Search this
Physical description:
7 cubic feet
Type:
Photograph albums
Collection descriptions
Reports
Grant proposals
Place:
Virginia
Maryland
Latin America
Amazon River Region
Date:
1946
1946-1975
Topic:
Archeology  Search this
Amazonia  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_230115

Neotropical Lowland Research Program Records, 1975-2004

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Challinor, David  Search this
Hoffmann, Robert S  Search this
Erwin, Terry L. 1940-  Search this
Heyer, W. Ronald  Search this
Littler, Mark M (Mark Masterton)  Search this
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Norris, James N  Search this
Soderstrom, Thomas R  Search this
Weitzman, Stanley H  Search this
Zusi, Richard L (Richard Laurence) 1930-  Search this
Kerr, Warwick  Search this
Slud, Paul  Search this
Weitzman, Marilyn  Search this
Vari, Richard P  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Research  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for the Sciences  Search this
Neotropical Lowlands Research Program  Search this
Amazon Ecosystem Research Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Science  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Provost for the Sciences  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Amazon River Region
Date:
1975
1975-2004
Topic:
Biotic communities  Search this
Budget  Search this
Budget process  Search this
Conservation of natural resources  Search this
Finance  Search this
Special funds  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00658
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Neotropical Lowland Research Program Records 1975-2004 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219872

Adventure on the Amazon 050 1972

Creator:
Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 DVD (24 minutes) sound color DVD
master 1 videocassette (24 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
archival original 1 video reel (24 minutes) sound color 2 inch
Type:
Television programs
Travelogs
Place:
Brazil
South America
Amazon River Region
Date:
1972
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Architecture, Colonial  Search this
Architecture--Religious  Search this
Cathedrals  Search this
Jungles  Search this
Boats  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.374
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
See more items in:
Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_265958

Amazon Indian Adventure 1974

Creator:
Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 DVD (27 minutes) silent color DVD
master 1 videocassette (27 minutes) silent color BetacamSP
archival original 1 film reel (967 feet) silent color 16 mm
Culture:
Yagua Indians  Search this
Type:
Television programs
Travelogs
Place:
Peru
Andes Mountains
Amazon River Region
South America
Date:
1974
Topic:
Jungles  Search this
Rain forests  Search this
Animals  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Boats  Search this
Food preparation--beer  Search this
Dance  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Clothing--aboriginal  Search this
Aerial views  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.375
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
See more items in:
Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_270558

Amazon Adventure ca. 1970

Creator:
Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 DVD (26 minutes) sound color DVD
master 1 videocassette (26 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
archival original 1 video reel (26 minutes) sound color 2 inch
Type:
Television programs
Travelogs
Place:
South America
Amazon River Region
Date:
ca 1970
Topic:
Headgear  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Dance  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Body decoration  Search this
Boats  Search this
Villages  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Beverages  Search this
Flora  Search this
Fungi  Search this
Rain forests  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.375
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
See more items in:
Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_289325

Aperostoma (Aperostoma) agassizi Bartsch & Morrison in Torre et al., 1942

Collector:
Agassiz  Search this
Stearns  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Type Status:
Syntype
Type Citation:
Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 181: pt. 3, p. 223,254, pl. 37, fig. 4-6.
Place:
probably Amazon River region, Brazil
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Neopupidae
Published Name:
Aperostoma (Aperostoma) agassizi Bartsch & Morrison in Torre et al., 1942
USNM Number:
57285
See more items in:
Mollusks
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_420045

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