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Joseph Henry

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1. John Kress - Perspectives on Limits to Growth: Challenges to Building a Sustainable Planet

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5. Dennis Meadows - Perspectives on the Limits of Growth: It is too late for sustainable development

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Impacts of Energetic Outbursts from Supermassive Black Holes Reveal About Galaxy Evolution

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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography

Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
41.29 Linear feet (22 boxes, 29 folders, 3 mounted drawings, and 3 rolled items)
Note:
Some materials, especially in series 3, are stored in the NAA artwork collection.
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pictographs
Place:
Oceania
Date:
1849-1902
bulk 1870-1895
Summary:
Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was an ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology who focused primarily on Native American sign language and pictography. This collection reflects Mallery's research interests and methods. Much of the collection is comprised of correspondence and notes relating to sign language and pictography and is organized chiefly by either the cultural or geographic region to which the material belongs. Bound volumes of several of his publications are included, along with annotated draft copies from collaborators. In the case of Mallery's work on pictography, the collection includes several oversize items including original works and reproductions.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains Garrick Mallery's research and writings as a BAE ethnologist and is largely comprised of correspondence and preparatory materials for publications on Native American sign language and pictography. The geographic scope of the material is chiefly the present-day United States and Canada, though other areas of the world are represented less comprehensively. Correspondence and research notes include verbal descriptions of signs, sometimes with illustrations included. Bound volumes of Mallery's publications are included, along with annotations from collaborators. In addition, this collection includes notecards, drawings, illustrations, photographs, articles, and art objects. Art objects (mostly oversize) deal chiefly with Dakota winter counts and other artifacts.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into 3 series: 1) Research Notes, undated; 2) Materials on Sign Language, 1843-1849, 1873-1894; 3) Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs, 1849-1902, undated
Biographical Note:
Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and practiced law in Philadelphia from 1853 until the outbreak of the American Civil War. While serving in the army, he became interested in Native American sign language and pictography, perhaps while performing his duties in frontier areas. After retiring from the military in 1879, Mallery was appointed to the newly created Bureau of American Ethnology as one of its first ethnologists. In his work with the Bureau, Mallery pioneered the study of sign language and pictographs, examining them as a universal human phenomenon with a direct link to spoken language.

In his work, Mallery collected and examined sign language vocabulary from Native American groups throughout the U.S. and Canada and regularly solicited contributions from collaborators. He also related his findings to examples from the wider world, comparing the formation of Native American signs to those in other areas by hearing individuals and by the deaf. Mallery completed several publications on the topic throughout the 1880s, notably Introduction to the Study of Sign language Among the North American Indians (1880), A Collection of Gesture- Signs and Signals of the North American Indians (1880), and "Sign-language among North American Indians Compared with that Among other People and Deaf-mutes," which appeared in the BAE 1st Annual Report (1881).

While most widely known for his work with sign language, Mallery also undertook extensive research into Native American pictography. Like his work with sign language, he both conducted original research and solicited assistance from collaborators. He was especially interested in the representational images in Dakota winter counts and petroglyphs in the United States and throughout the world.

Sources Consulted

Fletcher, Robert. "Garrick Mallery, President of the Philosophical Society of Washington, in 1888." In Brief Memoirs of Colonel Garrick Mallery, U.S.A., Who Died October 24, 1894, 3-8. Washington: Judd & Detweiler, 1895.

Fletcher, Robert. "Colonel Garrick Mallery, U.S.A." American Anthropologist 8, no. 2 (1895): 79-80.

Chronology

1831 -- Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on April 25

1850 -- Graduates Yale College

1853 -- Earns LL. B. from the University of Pennsylvania Admitted to the Pennsylvania bar

1853-1861 -- Practices law in Philadelphia

1861 -- Enters the volunteer army of the United States

1862 -- Severely wounded in the battle of Peach Orchard, Virginia Captured and held prisoner at Libby prison in Richmond, Virginia

1866 -- Completes service with volunteer army of the United States Accepts commission in regular army of the United States

1870 -- Marries Helen W. Wyckoff

1879 -- Retires from the United States army due to disability Appointed to the Bureau of American Ethnology

1880 -- Publishes Introduction to the Study of Sign-Language Among the North American Indians as Illustrating the Gesture-Speech of Mankind and A Collection of Gesture-Signs and Signals of the North American Indians With Some Comparisons

1881 -- Publishes "Sign Language Among North American Indians, Compared with that Among Other Peoples and Deaf-Mutes"

1894 -- Dies after a short illness in Washington, D.C., on October 24
Related Materials:
See MS 2322 A collection of gesture-signs and signals of the North American Indians for more of Garrick Mallery's work on sign language.
Provenance:
MS 2372 was transferred from the Bureau of Ethnology Archives to the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Archives with the merger of the BAE and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History in 1965. The Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Archives was renamed the National Anthropological Archives in 1968.
Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sign language  Search this
Picture-writing  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pictographs
Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2372
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Some popular fallacies and some new facts regarding Cicada septendecim L

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1885
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1885. "Some popular fallacies and some new facts regarding Cicada septendecim L." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 24 334.
Identifier:
128883
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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The present status and future prospects of Silk Culture in the United States. (Abstract.)

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1885
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1885. "The present status and future prospects of Silk Culture in the United States. (Abstract.)." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 36 516.
Identifier:
128892
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Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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On the Causes of Variation in Organic Forms. Address as Vice-President, section of biology, A. A. A. S , 1888

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1888
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1888. "On the Causes of Variation in Organic Forms. Address as Vice-President, section of biology, A. A. A. S , 1888." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 37 225–273.
Identifier:
133966
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On some points in microtomy

Author:
Ryder, John A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1885
Citation:
Ryder, John A. 1885. "On some points in microtomy." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 33 565–566.
Identifier:
128884
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Going Home 08: The First 25 Years - Jonathan Coddington

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Additional notes on the Army worm, Leucania unipuncta

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1881
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1881. "Additional notes on the Army worm, Leucania unipuncta." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 29 640.
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128802
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Some recent practical results of the cotton worm inquiry by the U. S. Entomological Commission

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1881
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1881. "Some recent practical results of the cotton worm inquiry by the U. S. Entomological Commission." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 29 642.
Identifier:
128803
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The hitherto unknown life-habits of two genera of bee-flies, bombyliidæ

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1881
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1881. "The hitherto unknown life-habits of two genera of bee-flies, bombyliidæ." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 29 649.
Identifier:
132629
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Further notes on the pollination of Yucca and on Pronuba and Prodoxus

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1881
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1881. "Further notes on the pollination of Yucca and on Pronuba and Prodoxus." Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 19 617–639.
Identifier:
132635
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Psychological testing and American society, 1890-1930 / edited by Michael M. Sokal

Author:
Sokal, Michael M  Search this
American Association for the Advancement of Science National Meeting (1984 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 205 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Psychological tests--History  Search this
Intelligence tests--History  Search this
Call number:
BF176.P78 1987X
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American Association for the Advancement of Science, March 1, 1963

Container:
Box 35 of 35
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7279, Helmut Karl Buechner Papers
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Helmut Karl Buechner Papers / Series 12: DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES, 1938-1966. / Box 35
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American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, program book for meeting, Chicago, December 26-31, 1970

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Box 7 of 35
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7279, Helmut Karl Buechner Papers
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Helmut Karl Buechner Papers / Series 3: GENERAL OFFICE FILES, 1950-1975. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 7
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Folder 3 American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1888-1903

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Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 31, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Correspondence
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Correspondence / Series 1: General Incoming Correspondence, 1888-1927. Arranged Alphabetically. / Box 4
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Folder 6 Howe, James Lewis, 1897-1905. Concerning the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Committee on Indexing Chemical Literature.

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Box 36 of 192
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 31, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Correspondence
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Correspondence / Series 1: General Incoming Correspondence, 1888-1927. Arranged Alphabetically. / Box 36
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Outgoing Correspondence, 1887. Written by Riley in summer of 1887 while vacationing in Massachusetts and journeying to the convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; mostly relating to departmental business, but also to prof...

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Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7076, Charles Valentine Riley Papers
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Charles Valentine Riley Papers / Series 3: OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE, 1886-1895 (4 volumes). / Box 15
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