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Steelin' Moonlight; Caffeine Patrol

Recording artist:
West, Speedy  Search this
Bryant, Jimmy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Recording date:
1955
ID Number:
1996.0320.24669
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.24669
Collector/donor number:
7169
Maker number:
3208
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-84de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1418954

William C. Sturtevant papers

Topic:
Handbook of North American Indians
Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Six Nations  Search this
Extent:
220 Linear feet (The total extent of the collection is 191.41 linear feet (consisting of 473 document boxes and 2 record boxes) plus 254 sound recordings, 94 computer disks, 42 card file boxes, 85 oversize folders, 9 rolled items, 18 binder boxes, and 3 oversize boxes. Of the total extent, 4.79 linear feet (14 boxes) are restricted.)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Realia
Research
Notes
Office files
Theses
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Exhibition catalogs
Field notes
Clippings
Correspondence
Photographs
Microfilms
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Memorandums
Articles
Card files
Books
Artifacts
Negatives
Date:
1952-2007
Summary:
This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and other professional activities. The collection is comprised of books, sound recordings, research and field notes, realia, artifacts, clippings, microfilm, negatives, slides, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, memorandums, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, and bibliographies.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and his involvement in various professional activities. The collection is comprised of research and field notes, sound recordings, realia, clippings, negatives, slides, prints, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, memorandums, conference papers and meeting notes, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, bibliographies, student files such as class notes and papers from Sturtevant's years as an anthropology student, teaching materials including lecture notes and exams, daily planners, passports, military records, artwork including prints and lithographs, maps, and computer files.

The materials in this collection document Sturtevant's career as a preeminent North American ethnologist, museum curator, university professor, his role as General Editor of the Handbook of North American Indians, and his contributions to the field of Anthropology. From his early work with the Seminole Indians of Florida to his forays into Burma, and his decades-long study of how Native Americans have been depicted in artistic and popular culture, Sturtevant's diverse intellectual interests are represented in his research files. A copious note taker, Sturtevant captured his observations and opinions of everything from meetings with colleagues to museum exhibits. Sturtevant's commitment to the anthropological profession can be found in the notes and programs of the many conferences, symposiums, and lecture series he attended and at which he presented. He also held numerous leadership positions in various professional associations and sat on the board of directors/trustees for several cultural organizations including Survival International and the Museum of the American Indian-Heye Foundation. Sturtevant was respected for his vast knowledge of indigenous peoples and he received a voluminous amount of correspondence from colleagues who often included copies of their papers and grant proposals. He kept many of these works, which, it appears he used as reference material. Sturtevant's own work is reflected in his writings; he published over 200 scholarly papers, articles, and books.

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 organized in 14 series: 1. Correspondence, 1951-2008; 2. Research Files, 1851, 1860s, 1880s, 1890, 1939-2006; 3. Writings, 1952-2006; 4. Professional Activities, 1952-2006; 5. Smithsonian, 1954-2008; 6. Handbook of North American Indians, 1971-2007; 7. Biographical Files, 1933-2007; 8. Student Files, 1944-1985; 9. Subject Files, 1902-2002; 10. Photographs, 1927-2004; 11. Artwork, 1699-1998; 12. Maps, 1949-1975; 13. Sound Recordings, 1950-2000; 14. Computer Files, 1987-2006.
Biographical/Historical note:
William C. Sturtevant (1926-2007), preeminent North American ethnologist, museum curator, and university professor, was best known for his contributions to Seminole ethnology, as curator of North American Ethnology in the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, and for his work as the general editor of the Handbook of North American Indians.

Sturtevant's passion for studying Native peoples began at a young age. In third grade "after a class on American Indians, he asked his father what kind of people study Indians, and his father replied, 'Anthropologists.' Sturtevant decided then that he would make anthropology his career" (Merrill 11). After graduating with honors from the University of California at Berkeley in 1949, Sturtevant went on to Yale University to complete his graduate work in anthropology. When it came time to decide on what area of North America he should focus his research, one of his faculty members at Yale, Irving Rouse, "suggested he consider the Seminoles of south Florida. By the end of his first fieldwork season, Sturtevant was convinced that the dearth of ethnographic information about these Seminoles and their status as one of the least acculturated of all North American Indian societies justified ethnographic research among them and offered the possibility of making an important contribution to North American ethnology" (Merrill 13). Sturtevant spent the summers of 1950 and 1951 conducting preliminary fieldwork among the Mikasuki-speaking Seminole and in 1952 he took up temporary residence at Big Cypress Reservation to undertake research for his dissertation, "The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices." This work focused on Seminole medicine, but also included Sturtevant's analysis of Seminole worldview, religion, history, inter-ethnic relations, material culture, economy, kinship, language, and social organization.

In 1954, while he was finishing his dissertation, Sturtevant made the transition from student of anthropology to professional anthropologist. He was hired as an instructor in Yale's Anthropology Department and began his career in museum work as an assistant curator of anthropology at the Yale Peabody Museum. After receiving his PhD from Yale in 1955, Sturtevant moved on to the Smithsonian Institution, where he accepted a position as a research anthropologist at the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE). This position afforded Sturtevant the chance to continue to explore his many research interests in ways that a full time professorship or museum curatorship could not. Over the next ten years he studied the Catawba in South Carolina; the Seneca and Cayuga nations of the Iroquois League in New York, Oklahoma, and Ontario; continued his work with the Seminole; visited European museums to examine early ethnographic examples and possible European prototypes of eastern North American Indian material culture; and spent a year in Burma. In 1963, Sturtevant and his wife, Theda Maw, the daughter of a prominent Burmese family, took their three young children to Burma so that they could visit with Maw's family. Sturtevant took this as an opportunity to branch out from his Native American research and spent the year visiting neighborhoods in Rangoon and villages in the surrounding countryside, examining archival materials, studying the Burmese language, learning about Burmese clothing and other aspects of the culture, and taking photographs. He also collected 386 items of clothing and other objects for the Smithsonian.

When Sturtevant returned from Burma, he found the BAE had been dissolved. In 1965, he was transferred from the now-defunct BAE to the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), where he became curator of North American Ethnology, a position he held for the next forty-two years. During his tenure at NMNH Sturtevant oversaw all the North American ethnology collections, planned exhibitions, served on committees, and sponsored interns and fellows. One of Sturtevant's primary duties at NMNH was serving as the General Editor of the Handbook of North American Indians, "a major multi-volume reference work summarizing anthropological, linguistic, and historical knowledge about native peoples north of Mexico" (Jackson). Each volume was designed to represent a geographic or topical area of Americanist study. As General Editor, Sturtevant selected volume editors, chapter authors, oversaw office staff, and proofread manuscripts over the course of production.

Besides focusing on the Handbook, much of Sturtevant's time was taken up by responsibilities he held outside the Institution. Sturtevant was extremely involved in professional anthropological associations and held many leadership positions. Fresh out of graduate school, he began a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the Anthropological Society of Washington in 1957. He later became a member of the executive committee of the Florida Anthropological Society, served as book-review editor and associate editor of the American Anthropologist from 1962-1968, was a member of the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Anthropological Research in Museums and was both vice president and president of the committee once it became the Council for Museum Anthropology, was on the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Archives, served three terms on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the American Indian-Heye Foundation from 1976-1982 and was appointed to a fourth term between 1984 and 1986, and sat on the Board of Directors of Survival International from 1982-1988. He was President of the American Society for Ethnohistory, the American Ethnological Society, the American Anthropological Association, and the Anthropological Society of Washington. Sturtevant also taught classes at Johns Hopkins University as an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology, served as a consultant on exhibits at other museums, and reviewed manuscripts for scholarly publications.

Sturtevant remained active in the profession throughout his later years. After divorcing Theda Maw in 1986, he married Sally McLendon, a fellow anthropologist, in 1990 and they undertook several research projects together. Sturtevant was recognized for his dedication and contributions to the field of anthropology in 1996 when he was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters by Brown University, and in 2002 when his colleagues published a festschrift in his honor, Anthropology, History, and American Indians: Essays in Honor of William Curtis Sturtevant.

Sturtevant died on March 2, 2007 at the Collingswood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rockville, MD after suffering from emphysema.

Sources Consulted

Estrada, Louie. 2007. William C. Sturtevant; Expert on Indians. Washington Post, March 17. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/16/AR2007031602273.html, accessed August 31, 2012.

Jackson, Jason Baird. 2007. William C. Sturtevant (1926-2007). http://museumanthropology.blogspot.com/2007/03/william-c-sturtevant-1926-2007.html, accessed August 31, 2012.

Merrill, William L. 2002. William Curtis Sturtevant, Anthropologist. In Anthropology, History, and American Indians: Essays in Honor of William Curtis Sturtevant. William L. Merrill and Ives Goddard, eds. Pp. 11-36. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

1926 -- Born July 26 in Morristown, NJ

1944 -- Entered the University of California at Berkeley as a second-semester freshman

1944 -- Attended summer school at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City where he took courses on Mexican archaeology and South American ethnology

1945 -- Drafted into the United States Navy

1946 -- Received an honorable discharge from the Navy with the rank of pharmacist's mate third class and returned to UC Berkeley

1947 -- Attended the University of New Mexico's summer field school in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

1949 -- January: Received his Bachelor's degree with honors in anthropology from UC Berkeley

1949 -- Began graduate studies at Yale University

1950-1951 -- Spent the summers of 1950 and 1951 in Florida conducting fieldwork among the Mikasuki-speaking Seminole

1951 -- Conducted his first research study of the Iroquois, a classification of Seneca musical instruments, their construction and use, with Harold Conklin

1952 -- May: Moved to Big Cypress Reservation in Florida to conduct research for his dissertation. He focused on Seminole medicine, but also collected physical anthropological data such as blood-type frequencies, handedness, and color blindness

1952 -- July 26: Married Theda Maw

1954 -- Hired by Yale University as an instructor in the Department of Anthropology and as an assistant curator of anthropology in the Yale Peabody Museum

1955 -- Received PhD in anthropology from Yale University

1956 -- Joined the staff of the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) as a research anthropologist

1957 -- Began a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the Anthropological Society of Washington

1957 -- Traveled to Rock Hill, South Carolina to collect linguistic data from Sam Blue, the last member of the Catawba tribe to have maintained some proficiency in the Catawba language. While there, he made a small collection of Catawba pottery for the United States National Museum

1957-1958 -- Spent seven weeks continuing his research among the New York Seneca

1959 -- Returned to Florida to study Seminole ethnobotany. He also collected ethnographic materials, especially objects made for the tourist market, which he deposited in the United States National Museum

1959-1960 -- Member of the executive committee of the Florida Anthropological Society

1960 -- July and August: Visited 17 European museums to examine early ethnographic examples and possible European prototypes of eastern North American Indian material culture

1961-1962 -- Spent the summers of these years conducting ethnographic fieldwork among the Seneca-Cayuga in Oklahoma

1962 -- October: Visited the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario, Canada to conduct fieldwork among the Seneca and Cayuga there

1962-1968 -- Book-review editor and associate editor of the American Anthropologist

1963 -- October: Spent the year in Burma; visited neighborhoods in Rangoon and villages in the surrounding countryside, examined photographs in several archives, studied the Burmese language, and read extensively about the country's history and culture. Assembled notes on Burmese clothing and other aspects of the culture, took hundreds of photographs, and made a collection of 386 items of clothing and other objects for the Smithsonian

1964 -- Visited Inle Lake in the Southern Shan States southeast of Mandalay, where he examined local approaches to artificial island agriculture

1964-1981 -- Became a member of the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Anthropological Research in Museums, which became the Council for Museum Anthropology in 1974. Sturtevant was the Council's first vice president, serving two terms between 1974 and 1978, and was its president from 1978 to 1981

1965 -- Became curator of North American Ethnology in the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History after the dissolution of the BAE

1965-1966 -- President of the American Society for Ethnohistory

1966 -- Named the editor of the Handbook of North American Indians

1967-1968 -- Fulbright scholar and lecturer at Oxford University's Institute of Social Anthropology

1969 -- Began serving on the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Archives

1974-1989 -- Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University

1976-1982 -- Served three terms on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the American Indian-Heye Foundation and was appointed to a fourth term between 1984 and 1986

1977 -- President of the American Ethnological Society

1980-1981 -- President of the American Anthropological Association

1981 -- Spent part of the spring semester at the University of California Berkeley as a Regents Lecturer

1982-1988 -- Board of Directors of Survival International

1986 -- Divorced Theda Maw

1986-1987 -- Smithsonian Fellow at Oxford University's Worcester College

1990 -- Married Sally McLendon

1992 -- President of the Anthropological Society of Washington

1996 -- Awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters at Brown University

2007 -- Died March 2 in Rockville, MD
Related Materials:
Other materials relating to William C. Sturtevant at the National Anthropological Archives are included in the following collections:

Manuscript 4504

Manuscript 4595

Manuscript 4806

Manuscript 4821

Manuscript 4972

Manuscript 7045

Photo Lot 59

Photo Lot 79-51

Photo Lot 80-3

Photo Lot 81R

Photo Lot 86-68 (6)

Photo Lot 86-68 (7)

American Society for Ethnohistory records

Committee on Anthropological Research in Museum Records

Handbook of North American Indians records

Records of the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History

Gordon Davis Gibson Papers, Sound Recordings

SPC Se Powhatan Confederacy Mattapony BAE No # 01790700

DOE Oceania:Amer Poly:Hi:Hawaiian Helmet:Sturtevant 04913800

DOE Oceania:Amer Poly:Hi:Hawaiian Helmet:Sturtevant 04913900

DOE Oceania:Amer Poly:Hi:Hawaiian Helmet:Sturtevant 04914000

Negative MNH 1530

Negative MNH 1530 B

Sturtevant is listed as a correspondent in the following NAA collections:

Administrative file, 1949-1965, Records of the Bureau of American Ethnology

John Lawrence Angel Papers

James Henri Howard Papers

Donald Jayne Lehmer Papers

John Victor Murra Papers

Records of the Society for American Archaeology

Albert Clanton Spaulding Papers

Waldo Rudolph Wedel and Mildred Mott Wedel Papers

Copies of sound recordings made by William C. Sturtevant can be found at The California Language Archive at UC Berkeley in two collections, The William Sturtevant collection of Creek/Seminole sound recordings, which includes 31 minutes of Northern Muskogean linguistic field recordings from 1951, and The William Sturtevant collection of Mikasuki sound recordings, which includes 33 minutes of Mikasuki linguistic field recordings from 1951. Two sound tape reels of Seminole music Sturtevant recorded in Florida in 1951 can be found at Wesleyan University's World Music Archives. Folk songs on these recordings include "Scalping Sickness," "Bear Sickness with blowing," "Bear sickness without blowing," "Lullaby," "Feather Dance," "Snake Dance," and "Crazy Dance." Performers include Josie Billie, Lee Cypress, Harvey Jumper, Boy Jim, Charlie (Johnny?) Cypress, Little Tiger Tail, Billy Ossiola, and Charlie Billy Boy.
Separated Materials:
One video tape, "Seminole History and Tradition", was transferred to the Human Studies Film Archives. Series 2.2, Tukabahchee Plate: Glass negative of spectrogram from FBI (Box 135), removed for storage with other glass plate negatives.
Provenance:
These papers were transferred to the National Anthropological Archives by the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History.
Restrictions:
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
History  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Realia
Research
Notes
Office files
Theses
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Exhibition catalogs
Field notes
Clippings
Correspondence
Photographs
Microfilms
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Memorandums
Articles
Card files
Books
Artifacts
Negatives
Citation:
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2008-24
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William C. Sturtevant papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2008-24
Online Media:

You're Not the Woman You Used to Be [sound recording]

Performer:
Stewart, Gary, vocalist  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1975
Topic:
Country music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
MCA 488
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_346700

Fast Folk Musical Magazine, The: Vol. 7, #1: February 1993 [sound recording]

Performer:
Lawrence, Eddy  Search this
Hamburger, David  Search this
Beckerman, Wendy  Search this
Allen, Jim  Search this
Meyer, Richard A.  Search this
Miller, Jeannette  Search this
Sontag, John  Search this
Tareila, Jeff  Search this
Clements, Katy  Search this
Matthews, Ansel  Search this
Schere, Al  Search this
Hennebach, Margo  Search this
Rose, Brian 1954-  Search this
Flint, Kelly  Search this
Samaras, Nicholas  Search this
Producer:
Hardy, Jack 1947-2011  Search this
Recorder:
Russell, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Compact disc
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
JAN 1993
1951-1960
1971-1980
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Fast Folk Musical Magazine Collection
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231452

2 Pkgs. Headache Medicine

Donor Name:
U.S. Treasury Department  Search this
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Object Type:
Medicine
Place:
Hong Kong, China, Asia
Accession Date:
29 Sep 1969
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
279692
USNM Number:
E411133-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36c0ea9e1-286e-4c7f-b90e-8e75ccb7b580
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8441725
Online Media:

Caffeine: 14 Twitchy Song

Designer:
Barry Deck  Search this
Medium:
Photographic reproduction on paper, plastic
Dimensions:
18.5 x 18.5 cm (7 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
CD case
Object Name:
CD case
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
1993
Credit Line:
Gift of Barry Deck
Accession Number:
1996-75-1-a
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq469283fee-9514-4157-87c6-822c1b2cf99b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1996-75-1-a
Online Media:

Caffeine: 14 Twitchy Song

Designer:
Barry Deck  Search this
Object Name:
compact disc
Type:
compact disc
Place:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
1993
Credit Line:
Gift of Barry Deck
Accession Number:
1996-75-1-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c5e7c15b-e269-47ef-9052-92d04a2b6cd9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1996-75-1-b

Ephedrine and Caffeine, Formula B, 4 cc.

Maker:
Eli Lilly and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
Ephedrine and Caffeine
pharmaceutical
Other Terms:
Ephedrine and Caffeine; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Credit Line:
Eli Lilly and Company
ID Number:
MG.M-03168.01
Catalog number:
M-03168.01
Accession number:
117808
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-49b5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_716768
Online Media:

Ephedrine and Caffeine, Formula B, 4cc.

Maker:
Eli Lilly and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
pharmaceutical
Other Terms:
Pharmaceuticals; Drugs
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Credit Line:
Eli Lilly and Company
ID Number:
MG.M-03168.02
Catalog number:
M-03168.02
Accession number:
117808
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-85a3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_724894
Online Media:

A.S.A. Compound

Maker:
Eli Lilly and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 2 in; 12.065 cm x 4.1275 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Aspirin Phenacetin and Caffeine Capsules
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Aspirin Phenacetin and Caffeine Capsules; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Credit Line:
Eli Lilly and Company
ID Number:
1982.0153.08
Accession number:
1982.0153
Catalog number:
1982.0153.08
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-853c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_731587
Online Media:

Caffeine with Sodium Benzonate, 2 cc.

Maker:
Parke, Davis and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
pharmaceutical
Other Terms:
Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Liquid
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number:
1981.0760.109
Accession number:
1980.0760
Catalog number:
1980.0760.109
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5659-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_722341
Online Media:

Kalms

Maker:
Johnson and Johnson  Search this
Physical Description:
antipyrin (2 grains) (drug active ingredients)
amidopyrin (3 grains) (drug active ingredients)
caffein (1/2 grain) (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: .8 cm x 7.2 cm x 2.4 cm; 5/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 15/16 in
overall: 1 in x 2 7/8 in x 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 7.3025 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, New Brunswick
Date made:
ca 1940
ID Number:
1981.0895.016
Accession number:
1981.0895
Catalog number:
1981.0895.016
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0f96-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_731057
Online Media:

Caffeine 1/2 Grain

Maker:
Parke, Davis and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 1/4 in; x 7.62 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
pharmaceutical
hypodermic tablets
Other Terms:
Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Non-Liquid; Hypodermatic Tablets
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN82826X24
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-1924-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_722148
Online Media:

ephedrine and caffeine

Maker:
Eli Lilly and Company  Search this
Object Name:
Ephedrine and Caffeine
Other Terms:
Ephedrine and Caffeine; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Liquid
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN81530V21
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Charles W. Trigg Papers

Author:
Trigg, Charles W., 1898-1989 (chemist)  Search this
Names:
Carnegie-Mellon Institute (Pittsburgh, Pa.)  Search this
King Coffee Products Corporation  Search this
Extent:
4.5 Cubic feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Notes
Clippings
Laboratory notebooks
Reprints
Patents
Publications
Reports
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Abstracts
Typescripts
Notebooks
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Date:
1834-1961
Scope and Contents:
Most material in this collection was generated by Trigg early in his career as an industrial research fellow at Mellon Institute, Pittsburgh, 1916-1920. It includes laboratory notebooks; formal weekly reports (typewritten) on his investigations; correspondence with his industrial sponsors; a few personal letters and some correspondence relating to his interest in coffee processing; his patents and correspondence relating to them; clippings and reprints of technical articles on tea and coffee processing and culture, 1883-1963; U.S. patents relating to these subjects, 1834-1921; foreign patents--British, French and German--1855-1918. Pamphlets contain technical articles on coffee and related subjects, including U.S. Department of Agriculture and Canadian government publications. Trigg's personal file of more than 5000 4" x 6" cards (mainly hand-written, arranged chronologically) reflect his extensive reading of technical literature; they contain bibliographical data and Trigg's brief abstractions.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: C.W. Trigg Work At Mellon Institute

Series 2: Personal Data and Patents of C.W. Trigg

Series 3: Abstracts From Technical Articles on Coffee and Tea

Series 4: Patents and Patent Abstracts

Series 5; Technical Publications

Series 6: Trigg Card File
Biographical / Historical:
Charles W. Trigg (1898-1989) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. he graduated from the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute(1914); B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh (1917); and a M.A., University of Southern California (1931). He was an Industrial Research Fellow at Mellon Institute, Pittsburgh, 1916-1920, doing original research on processes for producing instant coffee. In 1920, he joined King Coffee Products Corporation, Detroit, as chief chemist. He later served in various college teaching positions; dean of instruction and lecturer, University of Southern California (1950-1963). During World War II, Trigg served as Lt. Cmdr., USNR. He published numerous articles in trade journals, was granted five patents related to coffee processing and was book review editor of the Journal of Recreational Mathematics. Trigg was considered one of the foremost recreational mathematicians of the twentieth century.
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Charles W. Trigg fonds,1894-1986, predominant 1940-1986

11.7 m of textual records consisting of correspondence; research material on a broad range of mathematical topics; manuscripts of mathematical articles, notes, calculations and solutions to mathematical problems; and published work.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. Charles W. Trigg, 1991, May 8.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Caffeine  Search this
Chemists  Search this
Coffee, Instant  Search this
Tea  Search this
Coffee  Search this
Coffee -- Processing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Notes
Clippings
Laboratory notebooks
Reprints
Patents
Publications
Reports
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Pamphlets
Abstracts
Typescripts -- 1910-1920
Notebooks
Citation:
Charles W. Trigg Papers, 1834-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0411
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0411
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C.W. Trigg Work at Mellon Institute

Collection Author:
Trigg, Charles W., 1898-1989 (chemist)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916 - 1920
Scope and Contents:
Triggs laboratory notebooks document his work as a Mellon Institute fellow. The notebooks are bound, paginated, dated and in some instances witnessed with signatures. They contain detailed descriptions, calculations, sketches, testing data, and bibliographic and patent data related to his work on coffee technology, especially soluble coffee. Trigg studied the difference in coffees, examining aromas, roasting conditions, flavor, and the removal process of caffeine from coffee
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Charles W. Trigg Papers, 1834-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0411, Series 1
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Charles W. Trigg Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Science in Action. Coffee - An 'Exotick' Drink. [1951]

Collection Creator:
Hills Bros. Coffee, Inc.  Search this
Container:
Reel OF 395.4
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Date:
1951
Scope and Contents:
Episodes from the Science in Action were created by the California Academy of Sciences, sponsored by the American Trust Company, produced and broadcast, apparently on Thursday nights, at KGO-TV, the ABC affiliate in San Francisco (Channel 7). The host/narrator is Tom Grudy. Coffee - An Exotick Drink explores the history of coffee charting its beginnings as a drink, the processes of coffee production, coffee drinking around the world, and rules for making a "good" cup of coffee. Fairly early television style shot with one camera primarily showing the host/narrator as he sits behind a desk. Limited use of visuals includes a Hills Bros. employee discussing a coffee plant. Memorable line: "Medicine discovered caffeine, a beneficial drug in the coffee bean.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the negatives and audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records, 1856-1989, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records
Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records / Series 13: Audiovisual Materials / 13.1: Moving Images / 13.1.2: Television Programs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0395-ref4213

Caffeine, Jean

Collection Creator:
Linhares, Judith, 1940-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 46
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1985
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Judith Linhares papers, circa 1955-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Linhares papers
Judith Linhares papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-linhjudi-ref53

Goody's Headache Powders

Maker:
Goody's Manufacturing Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
aspirin; phenacetin, 5 grs.; caffeine (drug active ingredients)
paper; cellophane (packaging material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in; .9525 cm x 5.3975 cm x 7.9375 cm
Object Name:
Aspirin
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Aspirin; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: North Carolina, Winston-Salem
Trademark registration date (Goody's "They Are Good"):
1936-10-13
ID Number:
1982.0350.18
Catalog number:
1982.0350.18
Accession number:
1982.0350
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6863-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_731670
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BC Analgesic Powders

Maker:
B.C. Remedy Company, Division of Block Drug Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
aspirin; salicylamide; caffeine (drug active ingredients)
paper; cellophane (packaging material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 1/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 9.2075 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
ca 1972-1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert J. Locurto
ID Number:
1981.0219.067
Accession number:
1981.0219
Catalog number:
1981.0219.067
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-4798-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_719927
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