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Fossil whale excavation site MPC 675

Collector:
Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, Chile  Search this
Site Name:
Cerro Ballena
Taxonony:
Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti
Field Identifier:
MPC 675
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:dpo_3d_200020

Midtown Galleries records, 1904-1997

Creator:
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Sepeshy, Zoltan L. (Zoltan Leslie)  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Thon, William  Search this
Saarinen, Lilian Swann  Search this
Kingman, Dong  Search this
Palmer, William C. (William Charles)  Search this
Coiner, Charles T.  Search this
Wingate, Arline  Search this
Schoener, Jason  Search this
Reinhardt, Siegfried Gerhard  Search this
Peirce, Waldo  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Soyer, Isaac  Search this
Nagler, Edith Kroger  Search this
Magafan, Ethel  Search this
Martin, Fletcher  Search this
Betts, Edward H.  Search this
Simkhovitch, Simka  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Hale, Nathan Cabot  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Gruskin, Mary J.  Search this
Vickrey, Robert  Search this
Gruskin, A.D.  Search this
Taubes, Frederic  Search this
Davis, Gladys Rockmore  Search this
Rosenthal, Doris Patty  Search this
Lahm, Renée D.  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Etnier, Stephen  Search this
Nagler, Fred  Search this
Maldarelli, Oronzio  Search this
Healey, Francis C.  Search this
Mangravite, Peppino Gino  Search this
Shulkin, Anatol  Search this
Moller, Hans  Search this
Etting, Emlen  Search this
Varga, Margaret  Search this
Meyer, Fred  Search this
Sokole, Miron  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7098
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209231
AAA_collcode_midtgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209231
Online Media:

Managing editor Russell Lynes correspondence with artists, 1946-1965

Creator:
Harper's Magazine  Search this
Subject:
Brown, Carlyle  Search this
Perlin, Bernard  Search this
Gropper, William  Search this
Berger, Oscar  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Day, Robert James  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Jelinek, Hans  Search this
Andrews, Benny  Search this
Gorman, William D.  Search this
Burch, Claire  Search this
Markow, Jack  Search this
Bryson, Bernarda  Search this
Hirschfeld, Al  Search this
Dinnerstein, Harvey  Search this
Michaels, Glen  Search this
Ellis, Dean  Search this
Kato, Kay  Search this
Frank, Helen  Search this
Farris, Joseph  Search this
Groth, John  Search this
Shan, Benjamin  Search this
Melcarth, Edward  Search this
Mayhew, Richard  Search this
Krigstein, B. (Bernard),  Search this
Jauss, Anne Marie  Search this
Key, Ted  Search this
Gallo, Frank  Search this
Takal, Peter  Search this
Dedini, Eldon  Search this
Walton, Tony  Search this
Martin, Charles E.  Search this
Pascal, David  Search this
MacIver, Loren  Search this
Nicolas  Search this
Aronson, Irene Hilde  Search this
Osborn, Robert Chesley  Search this
Davis, Richard E.  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Gorsline, Douglas W.  Search this
Sopher, Aaron  Search this
Suba, Susanne  Search this
Wolff, Robert Jay  Search this
Steinberg, Saul  Search this
Amateis, Edmond R. (Edmond Romulus)  Search this
Bileck, Marvin  Search this
Mauldin, Bill  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Low, Joseph  Search this
Lynes, Russell  Search this
Chermayeff, Ivan  Search this
Topic:
Magazine illustration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11067
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210071
AAA_collcode_harpmaga
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210071
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William Nelson Copley papers, 1948-1967

Creator:
Copley, William Nelson, 1919-1996  Search this
Subject:
Ray, Man  Search this
Ernst, Max  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Matta  Search this
Tanguy, Yves  Search this
Magritte, René  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Copley Galleries (Beverly Hills, Calif.)  Search this
Topic:
Surrealism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9393
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211590
AAA_collcode_coplwill
Theme:
Diaries
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211590

Marvin Harris papers

Creator:
Harris, Marvin, 1927-2001  Search this
Names:
Columbia University  Search this
University of Florida. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
42.27 Linear feet (85.5 document boxes, 1 oversize box, 4 record storage boxes, 90 computer disks, 19 cassette tapes, 1 7" sound reel, 3 vinyl records, and 1 map folder)
Note:
Boxes 88-91 (formerly designated off-site boxes 1-4) are stored off-site. Advanced notice must be given to view these materials.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Mozambique
Rio de Contas (Brazil)
Arembepe (Brazil)
Chimborazo (Ecuador)
Date:
1945-2001
Summary:
This collection contains the professional papers of anthropologist Marvin Harris. Harris was a prominent anthropologist, best known for developing the controversial paradigm of cultural materialism. He authored several important books in the field of anthropology and taught at Columbia University and The University of Florida. The papers include correspondence, research materials, his publications, unpublished manuscripts, conference papers, lectures, subject files, teaching files, computer files, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains the professional papers of anthropologist Marvin Harris. The papers include correspondence, research materials, his publications, unpublished manuscripts, conference papers, lectures, subject files, teaching files, computer files, and photographs.

His research files document his ethnographic field work in Rio de Contas, Brazil, both for his dissertation and his racial categorization project; his research on forced labor in Mozambique; his videotape study in New York City households; and his India sacred cattle research. The collection also contains his research on food preferences and aversions, his files as a research consultant for the McKinsey Global Institute, and photos from his field work in Chimborazo, Ecuador and Arembepe, Brazil.

Over the course of his career, Harris also participated in several conferences and invited lectures. The collection contains some of the papers he presented as well as audio recordings of his lecture "Levi-Strauss and the Clam: An Open and Shut Case" and a recording of a radio interview. Also present in the collection are materials relating to conference sessions and symposiums that he organized, including the 1967 AAA session on Anthropology and War and his 1983 Wenner-Gren symposium on Food Preferences and Aversions.

Additional materials that may be of interest are materials documenting Harris' activism in the 1960s at Columbia University, which include his anti-Vietnam War activities, as well as his involvement in the student protests of 1968 at Columbia University. The collection also contains Harris' CIA, FBI, and Department of State records that he obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests, photographs from Harris' service in the army in the 1940s, and photos taken in Brazil by Pierre Verger.

Harris corresponded with several prominent anthropologists, many of whom were Latin American specialists. Some of his noteworthy correspondents include Napoleon Chagnon, Derek Freeman, Morton Fried, Conrad Kottak, Sidney Mintz, Anthony Leeds, Claude Levi-Strauss, Darcy Ribeiro, Anisio Teixeira, Charles Wagley, and Karl Wittfogel. Also of special interest is his correspondence with leading figures in the Mozambique and Portuguese liberation movements, including Antonio Figuereido, Eduardo Mondlane, and General Humberto Delgado.

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 in 10 series: (1) Correspondence, 1952-2001; (2) Research, 1949-1997; (3) Writings, 1955-2001; (4) Professional Activities, 1960-1999; (5) Name Subject Files, 1951-2001; (6) University, 1947-1999; (7) Biographical Files, 1954-1999; (8) Writings by Other People, 1961-2000; (9) Photographs, 1945-1996; (10) Computer Files, 1980-2000
Biographical Note:
Marvin Harris was a prominent anthropologist, best known for developing the controversial paradigm of cultural materialism. He authored several important books in the field of anthropology, most notably The Rise of Anthropological Theory (1968) and Cultural Materialism (1979) as well as books that reached a wider audience, such as Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches (1974) and Cannibals and Kings (1977).

Harris was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 18, 1927. After serving in the U.S. Army Transportation Corps (1945-47), he received his B.A. (1948) and Ph.D. (1953) from Columbia University. His first anthropology course was taught by Charles Wagley, who was influential in Harris' decision to become an anthropologist. Harris joined the faculty at Columbia University after earning his doctorate and served as chair of the Department of Anthropology from 1963 to 1966. In 1980, he left Columbia for a position as Graduate Research Professor at University of Florida, where he stayed until his retirement in 2000.

It was in The Rise of Anthropological Theory that Harris coined the phrase "cultural materialism," a subject he further elaborated on in Cultural Materialism. Cultural materialism, Harris explains, is a scientific research strategy "based on the simple premise that human social life is a response to the practical problems of earthly existence" (1979, xv). Harris applied the paradigm to explain various cultural patterns, such as food preferences and taboos, changes in U.S. family structure, and the collapse of Soviet and East European state socialism. One of his most controversial theories was that the Hindu prohibition of slaughtering and consuming cows in India arose because it was more economically beneficial to use cattle as draft animals than as meat. He challenged Napoleon Chagnon's views that Yanomami men were inherently more aggressive and violent by explaining that it was the pursuit of animal protein that was the cause of Yanomami warfare. Harris similarly argued that protein deficiency was the reason why the Aztecs practiced cannibalism.

Harris presented his theories beyond academic circles to a general audience by contributing a monthly column to Natural History Magazine. He also authored several popular books. In addition to Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches and Cannibals and Kings, Harris also wrote America Now (1981), Good to Eat (1985), and Our Kind (1989). Harris also authored and edited several editions of two college-level introductory textbooks: Culture, People, Nature (first published as Culture, Man, and Nature in 1971) and Cultural Anthropology (first published in 1983, later editions coauthored with Orna Johnson). According to Harris, the 1975 edition of Culture, People, Nature "was the first anthropology textbook to be written cover to cover in a gender-neutral mode of discourse" (12/3/93 letter from Harris to Deborah S. Rubin, "Furlow - [The Teaching of Anthropology]", Series 3. Writings, Marvin Harris Papers).

Although Harris is primarily known for his work as a theoretician, he also conducted ethnographic fieldwork throughout his career. Harris traveled to Rio de Contas, Brazil in 1950-51 to conduct research for his dissertation, "Minas Velhas: A Study of Urbanism in the Mountains of Eastern Brazil." This research was also the subject of his book Town and Country in Brazil (1958) and his chapter, "Race Relations in Minas Velhas, a Community in the Mountain Region of Central Brazil" in Race and Class in Rural Brazil (Charles Wagley, 1952). He continued his research in Brazil in 1953-54 while serving as a research advisor for the Ministry of Education in Rio de Janeiro. As field leader of the Columbia-Cornell-Harvard-Illinois Summer Field Studies Program, Harris returned to Brazil in 1962 to study fishing villages in Arembepe. Prior to that, he also served as field leader for the program in Chimborazo, Ecuador in 1960.

In 1956-57, Harris conducted field research in Mozambique, at the time under Portuguese rule. He initially intended to study the influence of Portuguese rule on race relations, comparing the race relations in Brazil and Mozambique. He soon became aware, however, of the political brutalities that the Portuguese government was imposing on the people of Mozambique. Consequently, Harris decided to focus his research on labor exploitation in the colony. Antonio de Figueiredo, who later became an important figure in the Mozambique liberation movement, served as an informal assistant to Harris. Harris was also friends with Eduardo Mondlane, president of FRELIMO, the Mozambican Liberation Front. Because Harris was openly critical of the Portuguese government, he was forced to leave Mozambique before he completed his research. When he returned to the United States, Harris published Portugal's African "Wards" (1958), a critical evaluation of Portugal's colonialism. His publication was influential in eradicating the forced labor system in Mozambique a few years later.

Harris' activism extended to the social and political unrest at home during the 1960s. He was vice-chairman of Vietnam Facts, an organization of professors in the United States who were against the Vietnam War, and was one of the organizers of the Ad Hoc Teaching Committee on Vietnam. In 1967, he brought an academic focus to war by organizing a symposium on the subject with Morton Fried and Robert Murphy at the American Anthropological Association's (AAA) annual meeting. Together, they edited War: The Anthropology of Armed Conflict and Aggression (1968), a compilation of the papers presented at the conference. During the 1968 student uprising at Columbia University, Harris was one of the few faculty members that openly sided with the students. Harris criticized the actions of the university administrators in his article, "Big Busts on Morningside Heights" (1968).

Due to his experiences in Mozambique, Harris also began to think about the distinctions between emic and etic perspectives, which he discusses in his book, The Nature of Cultural Things (1964). During the 1960s-70s, Harris experimented with the use of video recordings as an etic approach to collecting ethnographic data. He collaborated with the Bronx State Hospital to videotape domestic life in two Puerto Rican and two African American families. He also videotaped and coded behavioral streams of two Caucasian and two African-American families in New York City for his NSF funded project, "Patterns of Authority and Subordination in Low-Income Urban Domiciles." In 1965 and 1992, Harris returned to Brazil to study racial categorizations and identifications, specifically the emic and etic differences in the perception of race. He published several papers on the subject, including "The Structural Significance of Brazilian Racial Categories" (1963), "Referential Ambiguity in the Calculus of Brazilian Racial Identity" (1970), and "Who are the Whites?" (1993).

During the 1980s, Harris was troubled by the rising popularity of postmodernist theory within anthropology. He believed that anthropology was a science and was concerned about the harmful consequences of postmodernist theory to the field. He organized a AAA session on postmodernism called "Anti-anti Science" in 1989 and participated in multiple conference sessions on the subject, including a 1993 session on "The Objectivity Crisis: Rethinking the Role of Science" at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting. "Anthropology and Postmodernism," a revised version of his AAAS paper was published as a chapter in Science, Materialism, and the Study of Culture (Martin F. Murphey and Maxine L. Margolis, 1995). Harris also criticized postmodernist theory in his final book, Theories of Culture in Postmodern Times (1999).

While Harris thought that postmodernism was moving anthropology further away from science, behavior scientists began to see the relevancy of cultural materialism in their own research. In 1986, Harris was invited to give an address at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral Analysis (ABA). His paper was titled, "Cultural Materialism and Behavior Analysis: Common Problems and Radical Solutions." He also participated in a symposium on "The Integration of Cultural Materialism and Behavior Analysis" at the 1991 ABA annual meeting.

From 1988-90, Harris served as president of the General Anthropology Division of AAA. In 1991, he was given the honor of presenting the Distinguished Lecture at the AAA annual meeting. His talk was titled, "Anthropology and the Theoretical and Paradigmatic Significance of the Collapse of Soviet and East European Communism." That same year, The Rise of Anthropological Theory was designated a Social Science Citation Classic.

Harris died at the age of 74 on October 25, 2001.

Sources Consulted

Margoline, Maxine L. and Conrad Phillip Kottak. "Marvin Harris (1927-2001)." American Anthropologist. 105(3) (2003): 685-688.

Curriculum Vitae. Series 7. Biographical Files. Marvin Harris papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Harris, Marvin. "Cultural Materialism is Alive and Well and Won't Go Away Until Something Better Comes Along." In Assessing Anthropology,edited by Robert Borofsky, 62-76. New York: McGraw Hill, 1994.

Chronology

1927 -- Born August 18 in Brooklyn, New York

1945-1947 -- Served in U.S. Army Transportation Corps

1948 -- B.A. from Columbia College

1950-1951 -- Field research in Brazil

1953 -- Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University Field research in Brazil

1953-1954 -- Research Advisor, National Institute of Pedagogical Studies, Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian Ministry of Education

1953-1959 -- Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1956-1957 -- Field research in Mozambique

1959-1963 -- Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1960 -- Field leader of Columbia-Cornell-Harvard-Illinois Summer Field Studies Program in Chimborazo, Ecuador

1962 -- Field leader of Columbia-Cornell-Harvard-Illinois Summer Field Studies Program in Arembepe, Bahia, Brazil. NSF

1963-1980 -- Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1963-1966 -- Chair, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1965 -- Field Research in Brazil

1965-1972 -- Video Tape Methodology and Etic Ethnography

1969-1974 -- Principle Investigator, Videotape Studies of Urban Domiciles

1968-1969 -- Visiting Distinguished Professor, Central Washington State College

1976 -- Field Research in India

1980-2000 -- Graduate Research Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida

1983-1984 -- Consultant, United Nations Fund for Population Activities

1984 -- McMurrin Professor, University of Utah, Fall

1991-1992 -- Consultant, McKinsey and Company Global Institute

1991 -- Presented AAA Distinguished Lecture, "Anthropology and the Theoretical and Paradigmatic Significance of the Collapse of Soviet and East European Communism" The Rise of Anthropological Theory designated Social Science Citation Classic

1992 -- Field Research in Brazil

2001 -- Died October 25

Selected Bibliography

1952 -- Harris, Marvin. "Race Relations in Minas Velhas." In Race and Class in Rural Brazil, edited by Charles Wagley, 51-55. Paris: UNESCO, 1952.

1956 -- Harris, Marvin. Town and Country in Brazil. New York: Columbia University Press, 1956.

1958 -- Harris, Marvin, and Charles Wagley. Minorities in the New World. New York: Columbia University, 1958. Harris, Marvin. Portugal's African "Wards". New York: The American Committee on Africa, 1958.

1959 -- Harris, Marvin. "The Economy Has No Surplus?" American Anthropologist 51 (1959): 189-199. Harris, Marvin. "Labor Emigration Among the Mozambique Thonga: Cultural and Political Factors." Africa 29 (1959): 50-56.

1963 -- Harris, Marvin, and Conrad Kottack. "The Structural Significance of Brazilian Racial Categories." Sociologia 25 (1963): 203-209.

1964 -- Harris, Marvin. "Racial Identity in Brazil." Luso-Brazilian Review 1 (1964): 21-28. Harris, Marvin. The Nature of Cultural Things. New York: Random House, 1964. Harris, Marvin. Patterns of Race in the Americas. New York: Walker and Company, 1964.

1965 -- Harris, Marvin. "The Myth of the Sacred Cow." In Man, Culture and Animals, edited by A. Vayda and A. Leeds, 217-228. Washington: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1965.

1966 -- Harris, Marvin. "The Cultural Ecology of India's Sacred Cattle." Current Anthropology 7 (1966): 51-66. Harris, Marvin, and George Morren. "The Limitations of the Principle of Limited Possibilities." American Anthropologist 58 (1966): 122-127.

1967 -- Harris, Marvin, Morton Fried, and Robert Murphy, eds. "The Anthropology of War and Aggression." Special Supplement, Natural History (December 1967): 30-70.

1968 -- Harris, Marvin. "Big Bust on Morningside Heights." The Nation 206 (1968): 757-763. Harris, Marvin. The Rise of Anthropological Theory. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1968. Harris, Marvin, Morton Fried, and Robert Murphy, eds. War: The Anthropology of Armed Conflict and Aggression. New York: Natural History Press, 1968.

1970 -- Harris, Marvin. "Referential Ambiguity in the Calculus of Brazilian Racial Identity." Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 26 (1970): 1-14.

1971 -- Harris, Marvin. Culture, Man and Nature: An Introduction to General Anthropology. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1971.

1974 -- Harris, Marvin. Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches: The Riddles of Culture. New York: Random House, 1974.

1976 -- Harris, Marvin, and William Divale. "Population, Warfare, and the Male Supremacist Complex." American Anthropologist 78 (1976): 521-538.

1977 -- Harris, Marvin. Cannibals and Kings: The Origins of Cultures. New York: Random House, 1977.

1979 -- Harris, Marvin. Cultural Materialism: The Struggle for a Science of Culture. New York: Random House, 1979.

1981 -- Harris, Marvin. America Now: The Anthropology of a Changing Culture. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981.

1982 -- Harris, Marvin, A. Vaidynathan, and K.N. Nair. "Bovine Sex and Species Ratios in India." Current Anthropology 23 (1982): 365-383.

1983 -- Harris, Marvin. Cultural Anthropology. New York: Harper and Row, 1983.

1984 -- Harris, Marvin. "Animal Capture and Yanomamo Warfare: Retrospect and New Evidence." Journal of Anthropological Research 40 (1984): 183-201.

1985 -- Harris, Marvin. Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985.

1987 -- Harris, Marvin. "Cultural Materialism: Alarums and Excursions." In Waymarks: The Notre Dame Inaugural Lectures in Anthropology, edited by Kenneth Morre, 107-126. Notre Dame: Notre Dame Press, 1987. Harris, Marvin, and Eric Ross, eds. Food and Evolution: Toward a Theory of Human Food Habits. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987. Harris, Marvin, and Eric Ross. Death, Sex and Fertility: Population Regulation in Preindustrial and Developing Societies. New York: Columbia University Press, 1987.

1988 -- Harris, Marvin. Why Nothing Works: The Anthropology of Daily Life. New York: Touchstone, 1988.

1989 -- Harris, Marvin. Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, and Where We're Going. New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

1991 -- Harris, Marvin. "Anthropology: Ships that Crash in the Night." In Perspectives on Social Science: The Colorado Lectures, edited by Richard Jessor, 70-114. Boulder, CO.: Westview, 1991. Harris, Marvin, Thomas Headland, and Kenneth Pike, eds. Emics and Etics: The Insider/Outsider Debate. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1991. Harris, Marvin. "The Evolution of Human Gender Hierarchies: A Trial Formulation." In Sex and Gender Hierarchies, edited by Barbara Miller, 57-79. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

1992 -- Harris, Marvin. "Distinguished Lecture: Anthropology and the Theoretical and Paradigmatic Significance of the collapse of Soviet and East European Communism." American Anthropologist 94 (1992): 295-305.

1993 -- Harris, Marvin, Josildeth Gomes Consorte, Joseph Lang, and Bryan Byrne. "Who are the White? Imposed Census Categories and the Racial Demography of Brazil." Social Forces 72 (1993): 451-462.

1994 -- Harris, Marvin. "Cultural Materialism is Alive and Well and Won't Go Away Until Something Better Comes Along." In Assessing Anthropology, edited by Robert Borofsky, 62-76. New York: McGraw Hill, 1994.

1995 -- Harris, Marvin. "Anthropology and Postmodernism." In Science, Materialism, and the Study of Culture, edited by Martin Murphy and Maxine Margolis, 62-77. Gainsville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1995.

1999 -- Harris, Marvin. Theories of Culture in Postmodern Times. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 1999.
Related Materials:
More of Marvin Harris' correspondence can be found in the papers of William Duncan Strong. Researchers may also want to consult the Human Studies Film Archives, which holds video oral histories of Charles Wagley (HSFA 89.10.5) and Lambros Comitas (HSFA 89.10.20), both of whom discuss Harris in their interviews.
Separated Materials:
An open reel video from the collection was transferred to the Human Studies Film Archives (HSFA 2011.10.1). The video relates to Series 2: Research; Sub-series 2.6: Videotape Research--"[Macy's Santa Claus study]"
Provenance:
The papers of Marvin Harris were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by his daughter, Susan Harris.
Restrictions:
Access to student records (consisting of graded materials and student recommendation letters), grant proposals sent to Harris for review by grant agencies, and part of his faculty recruitment files are restricted until 2081. Series 10. Computer Files are also restricted due to preservation concerns.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Food habits  Search this
Race  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Cattle -- India  Search this
Citation:
Marvin Harris papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.2009-27
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-2009-27

[Preston Hall]

Creator:
Martin, James E.  Search this
Satterwhite, Preston Pope  Search this
Lewis & Valentine  Search this
Martin Hall  Search this
Hunt & Hunt  Search this
Landscape architect:
Brittingham, Beverly M.  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lewis & Valentine Company  Search this
Collection Donor:
Lewis, Hewlett Withington  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
New York (State) -- Great Neck
Preston Hall (Great Neck, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- North Hempstead -- Great Neck
Date:
[1930?]
Biographical / Historical:
Formerly called Martin Hall for owner James E. Martin, then after 1930 called Preston Hall when owned by Preston Pope Satterwhite.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Edging plants  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Columns  Search this
Pergolas  Search this
Aquatic plants  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Pedestals  Search this
Sculpture gardens  Search this
Gardens -- New York -- Great Neck  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Lewis & Valentine Company Records.
Identifier:
AAG.LVC, Item NY261002
See more items in:
Lewis & Valentine company records
Lewis & Valentine company records / Garden Images / United States of America / New York / NY261: Great Neck -- Preston Hall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-lvc-ref747
Online Media:

[Preston Hall]

Former owner:
Martin, James E.  Search this
Owner:
Satterwhite, Preston Pope  Search this
Landscape architect:
Brittingham, Beverly M.  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Creator:
Lewis & Valentine  Search this
Martin Hall  Search this
Hunt & Hunt  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lewis & Valentine Company  Search this
Collection Donor:
Lewis, Hewlett Withington  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
1 Photographic print (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Photographic prints
Place:
New York (State) -- Great Neck
Preston Hall (Great Neck, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- North Hempstead -- Great Neck
Date:
[1930?]
Biographical / Historical:
Formerly called Martin Hall for owner James E. Martin, then after 1930 called Preston Hall when owned by Preston Pope Satterwhite.
General:
One duplicate of this photograph is in the file.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Climbing plants  Search this
Pergolas  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Columns  Search this
Stepping stones  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Pedestals  Search this
Sculpture gardens  Search this
Gardens -- New York -- Great Neck  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Lewis & Valentine Company Records.
Identifier:
AAG.LVC, Item NY261003
See more items in:
Lewis & Valentine company records
Lewis & Valentine company records / Garden Images / United States of America / New York / NY261: Great Neck -- Preston Hall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-lvc-ref748

[Preston Hall]

Former owner:
Martin, James E.  Search this
Owner:
Satterwhite, Preston Pope  Search this
Landscape architect:
Brittingham, Beverly M.  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Creator:
Lewis & Valentine  Search this
Martin Hall  Search this
Hunt & Hunt  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lewis & Valentine Company  Search this
Collection Donor:
Lewis, Hewlett Withington  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
New York (State) -- Great Neck
Preston Hall (Great Neck, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- North Hempstead -- Great Neck
Date:
[1930?]
Biographical / Historical:
Formerly called Martin Hall for owner James E. Martin, then after 1930 called Preston Hall when owned by Preston Pope Satterwhite.
General:
One duplicate of this photograph is in the file. The photograph is marked "Lower Garden".
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Pergolas  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Columns  Search this
Stepping stones  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Pedestals  Search this
Sculpture gardens  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Rills  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Benches  Search this
Gardens -- New York -- Great Neck  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Lewis & Valentine Company Records.
Identifier:
AAG.LVC, Item NY261004
See more items in:
Lewis & Valentine company records
Lewis & Valentine company records / Garden Images / United States of America / New York / NY261: Great Neck -- Preston Hall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-lvc-ref749
Online Media:

[Preston Hall]

Former owner:
Martin, James E.  Search this
Owner:
Satterwhite, Preston Pope  Search this
Landscape architect:
Brittingham, Beverly M.  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Creator:
Lewis & Valentine  Search this
Martin Hall  Search this
Hunt & Hunt  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lewis & Valentine Company  Search this
Collection Donor:
Lewis, Hewlett Withington  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
New York (State) -- Great Neck
Preston Hall (Great Neck, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- North Hempstead -- Great Neck
Date:
[1930?]
Biographical / Historical:
Formerly called Martin Hall for owner James E. Martin, then after 1930 called Preston Hall when owned by Preston Pope Satterwhite.
General:
One duplicate of this photograph is in the file.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Coping  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Edging plants  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Climbing plants  Search this
Columns  Search this
Finials  Search this
Follies (Architecture)  Search this
Walkways, grass  Search this
Gardens -- New York -- Great Neck  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Lewis & Valentine Company Records.
Identifier:
AAG.LVC, Item NY261005
See more items in:
Lewis & Valentine company records
Lewis & Valentine company records / Garden Images / United States of America / New York / NY261: Great Neck -- Preston Hall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-lvc-ref750
Online Media:

[Preston Hall]

Former owner:
Martin, James E.  Search this
Owner:
Satterwhite, Preston Pope  Search this
Landscape architect:
Brittingham, Beverly M.  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Creator:
Lewis & Valentine  Search this
Martin Hall  Search this
Hunt & Hunt  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lewis & Valentine Company  Search this
Collection Donor:
Lewis, Hewlett Withington  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
New York (State) -- Great Neck
Preston Hall (Great Neck, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- North Hempstead -- Great Neck
Date:
[1930?]
Biographical / Historical:
Formerly called Martin Hall for owner James E. Martin, then after 1930 called Preston Hall when owned by Preston Pope Satterwhite.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Finials  Search this
Follies (Architecture)  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Climbing plants  Search this
Walkways, grass  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Columns  Search this
Edging plants  Search this
Pedestals  Search this
Gardens -- New York -- Great Neck  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Lewis & Valentine Company Records.
Identifier:
AAG.LVC, Item NY261006
See more items in:
Lewis & Valentine company records
Lewis & Valentine company records / Garden Images / United States of America / New York / NY261: Great Neck -- Preston Hall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-lvc-ref751
Online Media:

Zenith Passage at Chichén Itzá

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-08-30T15:06:37Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_hMCXkd0pwtc

Hide/Seek: Portraits of Djuna Barnes and Janet Flanner - National Portrait Gallery

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-04-08T15:07:23Z
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
NatlPortraitGallery
YouTube Channel:
NatlPortraitGallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_47p7Gt5IHc8

Smithsonian Institution Castle: Schermer Hall

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-11-02T17:02:46Z
Topic:
Museum administration  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianCastle
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianCastle
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_9gtkEC_eFWY

A Quick Look at Cygnus A

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-01-09T22:14:21Z
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
cxcpub
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1IJ5CPv0ebU

Design Talk | Karl Fritsch: Jewelry on the Edge

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-12-18T19:55:23Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_lmflIlAeUZk

Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Gill, 1865

Collector:
Ole Kelvik  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Partial Skeleton
Remarks:
vertebral column only
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1945
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Odontoceti, Delphinidae
Published Name:
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Gill, 1865
Accession Number:
170373
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
277547
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/307337978-7ae9-4f20-aa54-a6cd47e4e4d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7507591

Callorhinus ursinus

Collector:
Collector Unknown  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Partial Skeleton
Remarks:
vertebral column
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Puget Sound, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Otariidae
Published Name:
Callorhinus ursinus
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
A6541
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/397a0ec18-9c99-4dce-beed-7cf214396f40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7421881

Urocitellus parryii ablusus

Collector:
W. Palmer  Search this
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Partial Skeleton
Remarks:
partial vertebrate column, scapula, femur
Sex:
Female
Place:
Unalaska Island, Bering Sea, Alaska, United States, North America
Collection Date:
24 May 1890
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Rodentia, Sciuromorpha, Sciuridae, Xerinae
Published Name:
Urocitellus parryii ablusus
Spermophilus parryii ablusus
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 41/110
Other Catalog Number : A0034842
USNM Number:
19122
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37193ba1e-832b-4857-8ced-5b6577e48cc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7135676

Balaenoptera borealis borealis Lesson, 1828

Bay/Sound:
Mecklenburger Bay  Search this
Collector:
Collector Unknown  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Baltic Sea, Mecklenburger Bay  Search this
Length - Total:
900 cm
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Juvenile
Type Citation:
Lesson, R. P. 1828. Complements Des Oeuvres De Buffon, 1 (Cetaces). 342.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Gromitz, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
21 Feb 1819
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti, Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera borealis borealis Lesson, 1828
Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : ZMB MAM 77323
USNM Number:
STR10154
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3200dcf32-a67e-406a-8852-404543f40b52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7077255

Nerodia taxispilota

Preparation:
Cleared and Stained
Remarks:
skulls and vertebral columns (composite of two individuals)
Stage:
Embryo
Place:
Hopewell and Colonial Heights, between, along Appomattox River and Swift Creek, between Route I-95 and James River, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
23 Aug 1978
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Natricinae
Published Name:
Nerodia taxispilota
Accession Number:
356079
Other Numbers:
Field Number : DRW 023
USNM Number:
313688
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3718ec591-2b18-4bf0-84c8-1acd5935729f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6167923

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