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Man from the farthest past by Carl Whiting Bishop ... with the collaboration of Charles Greeley Abbot ... and Aleš Hrdlička .

Author:
Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942  Search this
Author:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) 1872-1973  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Physical description:
6 preliminary leaves, iii, 375 pages color frontispiece, illustrations (including map) 100 plates (some color) on 65 leaves 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Date:
1930
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Civilization--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Prehistoric peoples  Search this
Civilization--history  Search this
Call number:
GN738 .B54
GN738.B62
GN738.B54
Q1.S664 v.7
GN738.B62
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_40341
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Man from the farthest past by Carl Whiting Bishop ... with the collaboration of Charles Greeley Abbot ... and Aleš Hrdlička

Author:
Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942  Search this
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley),) 1872-1973  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Physical description:
6 preliminary leaves, iii, 375 pages color frontispiece, illustrations (including map) 100 plates (some color) on 65 leaves 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
1930
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Civilization--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Prehistoric peoples  Search this
Civilization--history  Search this
Call number:
GN738 .B54
GN738.B54
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_23492

Rocky Korr Oral History, 1960-2010

Topic:
Birds, beasts, blossoms, and bugs: the nature of Japan (Monograph)
Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Names:
Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Exhibition) (2007 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Sackler Gallery of Art.  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Lawton, Thomas, 1931-  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970  Search this
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Raby, Julian  Search this
Stern, Harold P.  Search this
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942  Search this
Extent:
2 Minutes (CDs, 80)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Minutes
Oral history
Place:
USA -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Rocky Korr was an art handler for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from 1960-2010. The oral history was conducted June 2010 by Freer|Sackler Archivist Rachael Woody. The interview was conducted in an attempt to capture Mr. Korr's wealth of knowledge on the evolution and history of the Freer|Sackler Galleries and the art handling profession. The history includes stories about the galleries, recounting major milestones and events, and anecdotes from Mr. Korr's four decades of experience at the Smithsonian.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged on CDs. Each disc track is 1 question and answer session. Transcript available per request.
Biographical / Historical:
Rocky Korr was an art handler for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from 1960-2010.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.08
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
manuscripts -- Exhibitions  Search this
Exhibition  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.08
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2010-08

C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews

Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Extent:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 3 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Compact discs
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Electronic records
Date:
1973
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conduct interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also interviews conducted by researchers or students on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Dr. Abbot was interviewed for the Oral History Program because he made significant scholarly and administrative contributions to the Smithsonian during 78 years of service.
Descriptive Entry:
Abbot was interviewed on October 5 and 12 and November 16, 1973, by Miriam S. Freilicher, shortly before his death at 101 years of age. The interviews consist of reminiscences of Samuel P. Langley and the Astrophysical Observatory, Robert H. Goddard's early work in rocketry, and Joseph G. Cannon of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee. Abbot discussed his philosophy of life and his work in solar observations, meteorological predictions and inventions.

For additional Charles Greeley Abbot interview, see Record Unit 7005, Charles G. Abbot Papers, Box 209.
Historical Note:
Charles Greeley Abbot graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1894 and came to work as an assistant to Samuel P. Langley at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory on June 19, 1895. The following year he was placed in charge of the Observatory and in 1907 was made director of the Observatory, a position he held until 1944. He served as Assistant Secretary from 1918 to 1928 and as Secretary of the Smithsonian from 1928 to 1944. He continued as a Research Associate of the Institution until his death in 1973. Abbot pioneered solar observation and meteorological prediction and refined the bolometer.
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
Identifier:
Record Unit 9500
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru9500

Interviews

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e215

Interview 1: October 5, 1973

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e222

Includes Dr. Abbot's reminiscences of his education, early years at the Smithsonian, inventions, Astrophysical Observatory, c. 1894-1915.

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e237

Transcript, pp. 1-15, of audio recording, 0.5 hour.

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e248

Recording of Interview: Total Recording Time: 0.5 hour

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e259

Interview 2: October 12, 1973

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e283

Includes Dr. Abbot's parable of "The Gate," reminiscences about the Astrophysical Observatory and his scientific work, c. 1902-1952.

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
See more items in:
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e298

Transcript, pp. 16-37, of audio recording, 1 hour.

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
See more items in:
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e309

Recording of Interview: Total Recording Time: 1 hour

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e320

Interview 3: November 16, 1973

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
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C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e343

Includes Dr. Abbot's reminiscences about Robert H. Goddard, attitude toward astronautics, his book, Adventures in the World of Science, and awards, c. 1915-1973.

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
See more items in:
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e358

Transcript, pp. 38-46, of audio recording, 0.5 hour.

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
See more items in:
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e374

Recording of Interview: Total Recording Time: 0.5 hour

Collection Creator::
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9500, C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
See more items in:
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews
C. G. Abbot Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9500-refidd1e385

Portrait of Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) 1872-1973  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1966
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27_001]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
Copyright Undetermined
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403382
Online Media:

Informal Portrait of Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) 1872-1973  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 2;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1900
Between 1900 and 1930
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27_002]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
Copyright Undetermined
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403383
Online Media:

Astrophysical Observatory, Temporary Station, Bassour, Algeria

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) 1872-1973  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 5 x 4;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Algeria
Date:
1911
1911-1912
Topic:
Scientists  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27_003]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
Copyright Undetermined
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403384
Online Media:

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