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Diary, 1937

Alternate Title:
Diary: Far East Trip, January 12, 1937 - September 27, 1937  Search this
Collection name:
William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 7 Folder 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Diary
Place:
Japan
Indonesia
Sumatra
India
Thailand
India
Sudan
Egypt
China
Southeast Asia
Malaysia
Date Range:
1937
Start Date:
1937
End Date:
1937
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Wild animal collecting  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007293
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940
See more records associated with this person:
Mann, William M., 1886-1960
Mann, Lucile Quarry, 1897-1986
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to the Dutch East Indies, 1937
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI41
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ʻAe Kai: A Culture Lab on Convergence

Creator:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-06-27T17:27:11.000Z
Topic:
Asian Americans  Search this
Youtube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
See more by:
apacenter
YouTube Channel:
apacenter
Data Source:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_LRoQGJa6rZM

Piece Of Tapa

Collector:
Major William Rich  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Spencer F. Baird  Search this
Length - Object:
311 cm
Width - Object:
230 cm
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
Hawaii, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
26 Oct 1874
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
74A00057
USNM Number:
E15082-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8340523

Piece Of Tapa

Collector:
Major William Rich  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Spencer F. Baird  Search this
Length - Object:
96.9 cm
Width - Object:
56.2 cm
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
26 Oct 1874
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
74A00057
USNM Number:
E15092-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8340623
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Coconut Shell Cups

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Diameter - Object:
13.5 cm
Unknown - Object:
12.5 cm
Depth - Object:
4 cm
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Game Cup
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3467-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8402878
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Coconut Shell Disks (Set of 8)

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Minimum Diameter - Object:
4.5 cm
Maximum Diameter - Object:
10 cm
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Game Piece
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3468-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8402879
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Fine Mat

Donor Name:
Claire F. Marlowe  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Mat
Place:
American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
29 Jul 2005
Collection Date:
1924
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2036385
USNM Number:
E431902-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8543072
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Wooden War-Club

Collector:
Lt. U S N Timothy D. Bolles  Search this
Donor Name:
Lt. U S N Timothy D. Bolles  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
Pago Pago, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1890
Collection Date:
1890
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023392
USNM Number:
E151645-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341424
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Tapa

Collector:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Length - Object:
328 cm
Width - Object:
297 cm
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
003313
USNM Number:
E13699-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339145
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Tapa Cloth Pattern ('Upeti)

Collector:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth Printer
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1875
Collection Date:
1874
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
003313
USNM Number:
E13737-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339157
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Anna Walinska papers

Creator:
Walinska, Anna  Search this
Names:
Guild Art Gallery  Search this
Avery, Milton, 1885-1965  Search this
Beata, Welsing  Search this
Hacohen, Bracha  Search this
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Walinsky, Louis Joseph, 1908-2001  Search this
Extent:
2.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Interviews
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Transcripts
Travel diaries
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Israel -- description and travel
Date:
1927-2002
bulk 1935-1980
Summary:
The papers of New York-based painter, teacher and art director Anna Walinska measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1927 to 2002, with the bulk of material from 1935 to 1980. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, travel diaries, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York-based painter, teacher and art director Anna Walinska measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1927 to 2002, with the bulk of material from 1935 to 1980. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, travel diaries, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographs.

Biographical material consists of awards, certificates, curriculum vitae, biographical outlines, exhibition lists, passports and other material. There is a partial transcript from a radio interview of Anna Walinska. Also included are limited financial records.

Correspondence includes Anna Walinska's letters to her family from her 1954-1955 trip abroad to multiple countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. There is personal and professional correspondence with friends, artists and art institutions. Notable correspondents include Milton Avery, Louise Nevelson, Beata Welsing, Bracha Hacohen, William Littlefield, and Walinska's brother Louis Walinsky.

Writings consist of Walinska's notes, notebooks, lectures, essays, and a handwritten prospectus for Guild Art Gallery. There is one folder of writings by others about Walinska at the end of the series. There are four travel diaries that describe Walinska's trip around the world from 1954-1955, during which she traveled to many countries, and later trips to locations such as Israel and Trinidad.

Printed Material include clippings about Anna Walinska, group and solo exhibition catalogs, announcements, event invitations, and course catalogs for the Master Institute of United Art in New York City, where Walinska taught painting and drawing classes.

There are three scrapbooks: one scrapbook is about Guild Art Gallery, the second scrapbook is about the Holocaust exhibition, the third oversized scrapbook documents Walinska's career and activities overall.

Artwork consists of two bound sketchbooks as well as drawings and sketches in a variety of mediums from pencil and ink to watercolors and oils.

Photographs are of Walinska, friends, family, artists, artwork, exhibition installations, and other subjects. One album includes photos of Anna Walinska and her travels, along with images of friends and colleagues. The second album includes photographs of Walinska's solo exhibition at Sunken Meadow Gallery (1959). There is also one folder of photocopies of photos of assorted artwork by Walinska.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1927-2002 (Box 1; 11 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1949-1995 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1935-circa 1983 (Box 1; 8 folders)

Series 4: Travel Diaries, 1954-1973 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1942-2002 (Boxes 1-2; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, circa 1929-1980 (Boxes 2, 4; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 7: Artwork, circa 1929-1963 (Box 3; 5 folders)

Series 8: Photographs, circa 1932-1980 (Box 3; 0.3 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Anna Walinska (1906-1997) was a New York artist, teacher and gallery director who traveled widely and is most well known for her paintings related to the subject of the Holocaust.

Anna Walinska was born in London, England in 1906 to labor organization leader Ossip Walinsky and poet Rosa Newman Walinska. She had two siblings, Emily and Louis. The family immigrated to New York City in 1914, and Anna Walinska began studying at the Art Students League in 1918. In 1926, she travelled to Paris and studied art at the Academie de Grande Chaumier with Andre L'Hote. France was her primary residence until 1930.

In 1935, Walinska and artist Margaret Lefranc co-founded the Guild Art Gallery at West 57th Street in New York and gave Arshile Gorky his first solo exhibition in the city. The gallery closed its doors in 1937. In 1939, Walinska was the Assistant Creative Director of the Contemporary Art Pavilion at the New York World's Fair. During this time, Walinska also pursued her own art and exhibited work in numerous group shows.

From 1954 to 1955, Walinska traveled around the world, visiting the capitals and major cities of many countries in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Places she went included Japan, Burma (now known as Myanmar), Pakistan, Greece, Italy, France and Spain. During her four month stay in Burma, she painted a portrait of Prime Minister U Nu and she later became a highly respected portrait artist who painted numerous illustrious subjects such as First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, artists Louise Nevelson and Mark Rothko, and many others.

In 1957, Walinska became the artist-in-residence at the Riverside Museum where she also taught and exhibited with other artists. That same year, she had her first retrospective at the Jewish Museum in New York City.

Walinska exhibited widely and often. Holocaust: Paintings and Drawings, 1953-1978, which opened at the Museum of Religious Art at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, is probably the most well-known of her exhibitions and it traveled across the country to several other sites such as the War Memorial Building in Baltimore and Mercy College of Detroit. Works from this exhibition were acquired by multiple museums to become part of their permanent collections.

Walinkska died on December 19, 1997 at the age of 91 in New York City. In 1999, there was a retrospective of her work titled Echoes of the Holocaust: Paintings, Drawings, and Collage, 1940-1989 held at Clark University's Center for Holocaust Studies. The Onisaburo Gallery at New York's Interfaith Center also held a solo exhibition titled Portraits of Faith (2000). Her art is part of the collections at the Denver Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Rose Art Museum, and other museums.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also has the Guild Art Gallery records, which consists of material related to the gallery that was co-founded by Anna Walinska.
Provenance:
The papers were donated by Anna Walinska in two installations in 1976 and 1981. Rosina Rubin, Anna Walinska's niece, made a third donation of material in 2017.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., research center.
Topic:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Drawing--Study and teaching  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in art  Search this
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Asia--Description and travel  Search this
Middle East--Description and travel  Search this
Trinidad and Tobago--Description and travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Interviews
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Transcripts
Travel diaries
Citation:
Anna Walinska papers, 1927-2002, bulk 1935-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.walianna
See more items in:
Anna Walinska papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-walianna
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Animal Designs in Samoan Siapo, and Other Thoughts on Polynesian Barkcloth Design

Author:
Kaeppler, Adrienne L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2005
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Natural History  Search this
See others in:
Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_21186

MS 2956 Ethnographic Data about Samoa

Collector:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Author:
Rieman, George B.  Search this
Steinberger, A. B. (Albert Barnes)  Search this
Field, Isobel, 1858-1953  Search this
Extent:
250 Pages
Culture:
Polynesians -- Samoan  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
Ethnographic data, principally on Samoa including: I. Samoa. geographical outline, III. History and Discovery. Arrival of missionaries. U.S. Exploring Expedition. An Episode in Samoan History, IV Regulative organization, the family, the clan, caste, division of labor, rights of property, V. Clothing, ornaments, ceremonial paraphernalia, VI. Food and its preparation, VII. Procurement of food, hunting and fishing, rearing and cultivation, VIII. Houses and villages, household utensils, pets, IX. Method of transportation, roads and bridges, canoes, X. Ornamental arts, tapa painting, wood carving, tattooing, necklace making, combs, XI. Useful arts, raw materials, mats and tapa-making, house building, canoe making, dyes, paints, perfumes and gums, XII. War and peace, XIII. Feasts and fonos, ceremonies attending birth, circumcision, tattooing, marriage, etc, Ceremonies of welcome, mortuary customs, XIV. Religion, ancient superstitions, the Taboo, Totemism, modern religion of the Samoans, Strict observance of Sunday, XV. Myths and traditions, the origin of Samoa and its people, animal myths, XVI. Grammatical structure of Polynesian languages, ceremonial language, comparative vocabularies, XVII. Amusements, games, music, XVIII. Samoa fauna, reptiles and fishes, XIX. Vocabulary of vernacular names of samoan fishes
"Papalangee, or Uncle Sam in Samoa" by G. B. Rieman, U.S. Navy (Printed, n.d. (ca. 1872)), "Report upon Samoa, or the Navigator's Islands, Made to the Secretary of State,"by A.B. Steinberger Washington, 1874, "In Samoa with Stevenson! by Isobel Osbourne Strong, from Century Magazine, March 1902.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2956
Topic:
History -- Samoa  Search this
Music -- Samoa  Search this
Dancing -- Samoa  Search this
Games -- Samoa  Search this
Amusements -- Samoa  Search this
Samoan language  Search this
Folklore -- Samoa  Search this
Mythology -- Samoa  Search this
Superstition -- Samoa  Search this
Religion -- Samoa  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Samoa  Search this
Marriage customs and rites -- Samoa  Search this
Circumcision -- Samoa  Search this
Birth customs -- Samoa  Search this
Weapons systems -- Samoa  Search this
War -- Samoa  Search this
Perfumes -- Samoa  Search this
Dyes and dyeing -- Samoa  Search this
Matting -- Samoa  Search this
Tattooing -- Samoa  Search this
Wood-carving -- Samoa  Search this
Tapa -- Samoa  Search this
Handicraft -- Samoa  Search this
Art -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes and canoeing -- Samoa  Search this
Agriculture -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes -- Samoan  Search this
Fishing -- Samoa  Search this
Hunting -- Samoa  Search this
Bridges -- Samoa  Search this
Roads -- Samoa  Search this
Transportation -- Samoa  Search this
Pets -- Samoa  Search this
Tools -- Samoa  Search this
Villages -- Samoa  Search this
Housing -- Samo  Search this
Subsistence -- Samoa  Search this
Food -- Samoa  Search this
Decoration and ornament -- Samoa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Samoa  Search this
Kinship -- Samoa  Search this
Missionaries -- Samoa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2956, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2956
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2956

The Roots of Samoans' Rise to Football Greatness

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 19:28:01 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_5bcc4cf6a11313116a96a6ce24a92ff0

The Tradition Bearers: Fourth Festival of Pacific Arts 1986

Physical description:
archival original one video cassette (28 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Tahitians  Search this
Tongans  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Oceania
Tahiti
Date:
1986
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Dance  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Singing  Search this
Music  Search this
Percussion instruments  Search this
Crafts  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Games  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1998.16.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_366726

Ellice Islands, Niutao (Polynesians) -- "Siva" Dance 1960

Physical description:
one film reel (2 min.) silent b&w 16mm reference film
Culture:
Polynesians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Tuvalu
Ellice Islands, Niutao
Oceania
Date:
1960
Local number:
E00417
HSFA 2006.2.853
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
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Film set from Encyclopaedia Cinematographica, Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film 1952-1995
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_280488

Hall of Man Series: Samoan Warrior [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Samoan Polynesian [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Samoan Man [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Hoffman, Malvina 1885-1966  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure male--Waist length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Object--Weapon--Knife  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0035338
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_35339

Polynesian Culture Exhibit

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1930s
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Polynesians  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Ethnology--Polynesian  Search this
Dioramas  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Samoa  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Standard number:
27069 or NHB-27069
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10560

Anthropology Hall, USNM

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1911
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Exhibit cases  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Polynesians  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Ethnology--Polynesian  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-1805 and SIA2009-2193 (sepia) and 97-3042 and SIA 1270
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_6911
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Man in Breech-Cloth Tails and with Top Hat, Umbrella and Book n.d

Physical description:
1 photoprint 005 in x 007 in mounted on 008 in x 010 in
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07521500
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_50060

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