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Ancient Engineering That Kept One of the Driest Cities Wet

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1,000 Years Old, But Still the Largest Reservoir on Earth

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1958 Tiquisate -- Banana Plantation Part 2 - Guatemala

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-07-12T18:35:47.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
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Human Studies Film Archives
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Eleocharis cylindrica Buckley

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Northeast  Search this
Collector:
William E. Harmon  Search this
B. J. Cox  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Along river and irrigation ditches.  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1250  Search this
Place:
18 mi. west of Camargo on Mex. 45. Collection of plants along river and irrigation ditches, Chihuahua, Mexico, North America
Collection Date:
31 Mar 1971
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae Cyperoideae
Published Name:
Eleocharis cylindrica Buckley
Barcode:
00887911
USNM Number:
2705490
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Flowering plants and ferns
Edward Palmer Project
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3494db0aa-387f-4d2a-9858-97b209e15231
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10175314

Symphyotrichum subulatum var. parviflorum (Nees) S.D. Sundb.

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
A. Arthur Heller  Search this
Place:
Colusa County, between Williams and Maxwell in soil that is apparently alkaline, lower Sonoran Life Zone, about rice fields many miles from other localities, along ditches about rice fields north of Chico where no plants occurred before irrigation for rice was begun., California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1 Oct 1939
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Symphyotrichum subulatum var. parviflorum (Nees) S.D. Sundb.
Barcode:
01703250
USNM Number:
1974478
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3618f82c4-d11b-487e-81f6-2fbc5b141d90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12753928

Prunus virginiana var. demissa (Nutt.) Torr.

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
A. Arthur Heller  Search this
Place:
Yreka, Siskiyou county, at the base of the hills east of the town, along an irrigating ditch. Kern County., California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
9 Jun 1905
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae Amygdaloideae
Published Name:
Prunus virginiana var. demissa (Nutt.) Torr.
Padus demissa (Nutt.) M. Roem.
Barcode:
03719380
USNM Number:
611104
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NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a59d794e-fd4b-4054-867f-9b095bdd54a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15411553

Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Emery C. Leonard  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Damp cultivated ground along irrigation ditch  Search this
Place:
Vicinity of Port au Prince, Mariani, Ouest, Haiti, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
1 Mar 1926
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Arales Araceae Aroideae
Published Name:
Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott
Xanthosoma sp.
Barcode:
00850473
USNM Number:
1301119
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
West Indies Project
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3760e2342-b481-4c4c-b235-4fd58a0c1959
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10569084

Salix caroliniana subsp. laevigata

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
A. Arthur Heller  Search this
Place:
Along an irrigating canal in the sand hills three miles west of Laws, Inyo County., California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
12 May 1906
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Salicales Salicaceae
Published Name:
Salix caroliniana subsp. laevigata
Barcode:
03496055
USNM Number:
611237
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/306b86cd2-de2f-4a7e-a0d8-0710da8dc1c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14983416

Thermopsis montana Nutt.

Biogeographical Region:
73 - Northwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Barrell  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2362  Search this
Place:
The Gunnison Basin Gunnison, Saguache, and Hinsdale Counties, growing with great luxuriance along the fences separating the irrigated meadows of the Gunnison River floodplain and the right-of-way of Route 135, a couple of miles north of Gunnison, Colorado, United States, North America
Collection Date:
25 Jun 1955
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Thermopsis montana Nutt.
Barcode:
02276164
USNM Number:
2871179
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c4c21187-7f0d-4a0e-b38c-ac152f849e2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13235494

Lupinus microcarpus Sims var. microcarpus

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
A. Arthur Heller  Search this
Place:
Glenn County, Treeless plain 5 miles west of orland in grassy places near an irrigation canal in gravelly soil, California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
27 Apr 1916
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Lupinus microcarpus Sims var. microcarpus
Barcode:
02286300
USNM Number:
889598
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34ad6cf3a-97d9-4744-b3a5-67c573de17bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13305682

Hosackia oblongifolia Benth.

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
A. Arthur Heller  Search this
Place:
Butte County, Along an irrigating ditch in the yellow pine forest at Cohasset, California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
30 May 1921
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Hosackia oblongifolia Benth.
Barcode:
02309181
USNM Number:
1329357
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f04514ff-6e8d-4205-a733-ced0584169fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13327826

Pacific production systems : approaches to economic prehistory : papers from a symposium at the XV Pacific Science Congress, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1983 / edited by D.E. Yen and J.M.J. Mummery

Author:
Yen, D. E  Search this
Mummery, J. M. J  Search this
Pacific Science Congress (15th : 1983 : Dunedin, N.Z.)  Search this
Physical description:
277 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Oceania
Date:
1990
Topic:
Economics, Prehistoric  Search this
Agriculture, Prehistoric  Search this
Subsistence economy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_480065

Session 3—Living Cultures: Genízaro Traditions Today—Panel

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
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2021-10-25T16:17:50.000Z
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Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1.83 Cubic feet (consisting of 3.5 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial).)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertising fliers
Reports
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Technical reports
Commercial catalogs
Print advertising
Technical manuals
Business ephemera
Legislation (legal concepts)
Commercial correspondence
Illustrations
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertisements
Catalogues
Publications
Trade literature
Periodicals
Photographs
Printed materials
Printed material
Receipts
Sales letters
Manuals
Catalogs
Sales catalogs
Trade cards
Business letters
Manufacturers' catalogs
Test reports
Trade catalogs
Ephemera
Business cards
Invoices
Legal documents
Printed ephemera
Sales records
Correspondence
Letterheads
Date:
circa 1832-1959
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents note:
Contains a broad scope of freshwater capture and use topics, with particular emphasis on the machinery and systems required for managing water resources and business aspects of the costs of goods and services. Includes coverage of home and farm use, agricultural solutions, and large scale operations such as public utilities such as damns, watersheds, reservoirs. Some of the technologies used are drilling, wells, hydraulics, engines and pumps, in addition to natural power sources in the form of windmills and turbines, and water wheels. both as methods of conveyance of water and in powering other devices such as grinders and saws. Purification and softeners address make up the bulk of treatment. Some materials address legal and regulatory issues but water rights is not significantly covered.

Materials include business records, marketing and advertising, some informational documentation in the form of guides and reports. A few schematics are present. A small amount of regulatory publications provide a glimpse of how municipalities dealt with local water issues, including billing and taxation. Miscellaneous writings includes a few tangential topics such as inland waterways and swimming pools, and a perspective essay on water.
Arrangement note:
Waterworks is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records

Genre

Subjects
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Waterworks is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
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:
Beverages  Search this
Water use  Search this
Patents  Search this
Water -- Purification -- Filtration  Search this
Water transfer  Search this
Irrigation  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Water-supply  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Consumer goods -- Catalogs  Search this
Public works  Search this
Turbines  Search this
Hydraulic turbines  Search this
Windmills  Search this
Water -- Filtration  Search this
Dams  Search this
Water conservation  Search this
Reservoirs  Search this
Waterways  Search this
Water pumps  Search this
Hydraulic structures  Search this
Hydraulic testing  Search this
Public utilities  Search this
Pumps  Search this
Water resources development  Search this
Water supplies  Search this
Waterworks  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Drinking water  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising fliers
Reports
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Technical reports
Commercial catalogs
Print advertising
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Business ephemera
Legislation (legal concepts)
Commercial correspondence
Illustrations
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertisements
Catalogues
Publications
Trade literature
Periodicals
Photographs
Printed materials
Printed material
Receipts
Sales letters
Publications -- Business
Manuals
Catalogs
Sales catalogs
Trade cards
Business letters
Manufacturers' catalogs
Test reports
Trade catalogs
Ephemera
Business cards
Invoices
Legal documents
Printed ephemera
Sales records
Correspondence
Letterheads
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Waterworks
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep825c7b83d-32ce-41ef-ac1a-c9dd603d3b92
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-waterworks
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Lagenocarpus guianensis Nees subsp. guianensis

Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
Charles N. Horn  Search this
John H. Wiersema  Search this
T. McDowell  Search this
M. Gopaul  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Shoreline. Nutrient poor lake and marsh with numerous tree stumps left as a result of damming Tapakuma River for irrigation  Search this
Place:
Lake Tapakuma Reservoir, Tapakuma Water Conservancy, about 65 km NW of Georgetown, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Guyana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
5 Mar 1991
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae Cyperoideae
Published Name:
Lagenocarpus guianensis Nees subsp. guianensis
Barcode:
00710007
USNM Number:
3306431
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Flowering plants and ferns
Guiana Shield
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/340f7446b-639e-4e51-bc80-c62afe30aca3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10755550

[Farming and family]

Collection Collector:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (Duration: 28 minutes, 48 seconds, Compilation reel of smaller reels., Camera original, 8mm, Kodachrome reversal)
Container:
Box 26, Item OF475.3 (RV475.2)
Type:
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Date:
1962-1963
Scope and Contents:
1. Cutting tobacco and irrigating, 1962

Place: Ferndale Farm, Brandywine, Maryland

Persons: Frank A. Robinson, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr. and Sr., Robert L. Robinson, Norris Gross and others

Cinematographer: Adina M. Robinson

2. Grain driers and views of John Deere Farm, 1962

Place: John Deere Farm, T.B., Maryland

Persons: None visible, Franklin A. Robinson running the combine.

Cinematographer: Adina and Franklin Robinson

3. R. David Robinson's baptism, picking corn, disking corn, 1962

Place: Chapel of the Incarnation, Brandywine, Maryland, and Ferndale Farm, Brandywine, Maryland

Persons: The Reverend Mr. Richard Hartman, Virginia and Robert Via (hats worn by the Via family and Adina M. Robinson are in NMAH costume collection) Robert David Robinson (baby), Franklin A. Robinson, Jr., Adina M. Robinson, Franklin A. Robinson

Cinematographer: Franklin and Adina Robinson

4. Fall, Winter and Christmas, 1962

Place: Ferndale Farm, Brandywine, Maryland

Persons: Franklin A. Robinson, Jr., Adina M. Robinson, Robert D. Robinson

Cinematographer: Adina and Franklin Robinson

5. Snowman, Easter, sprayer, 1963

Place: Ferndale Farm, Brandywine, Maryland, Via Farm, Calvert County, Maryland, John Deere Farm, T.B., Maryland

Persons: Robert D. Robinson, Adina M. Robinson, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr. and Sr., Elizabeth B. Robinson (hat in NMAH costume collection), Franklin Robinson (b. 1932) doing the agricultural spraying

Cinematographer: Adina and Franklin Robinson

6. Enchanted Forest, and farm pond, 1963

Place: Enchanted Forest (a children's park in Western Maryland), Ferndale Farm, Brandywine, Maryland

Persons: Franklin A. Robinson, Jr., Robert D. Robinson, Ida Virginia Via, Franklin A. Robinson, Sr.

Cinematographer: Franklin and Adina Robinson

7. Mulch planter-corn, mowing grass, 1963

Place: Ferndale Farm, Brandywine, Maryland, John Deere Farm, T.B., Maryland

Persons: Robert D. Robinson, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr., Adina M. Robinson, Elizabeth B. Robinson (mowing grass), Franklin A. Robinson, Sr.

Cinematographer: Franklin and Adina Robinson
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but negatives and audiovisuial materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to the donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Robinson and Via Family Papers / Series 7: Audiovisual / 7.1: Family and farming
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80bb42aaf-9acd-4da9-9909-08b73cc04c0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0475-ref351

catheter, irrigation

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Object Name:
Catheter, Irrigation
Other Terms:
Catheter, Irrigation; Surgery
Credit Line:
Abbie Alston
ID Number:
MG.322660.02
Catalog number:
322660.02
Accession number:
322660
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6cd2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_728107
Online Media:

eye irrigator

Object Name:
irrigator
Other Terms:
Surgery
Credit Line:
From R.N. Taylor M.D., thru Mystic Seaport, Inc.
ID Number:
1977.1223.053
Accession number:
1977.1223
Catalog number:
1977.1223.053
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-4648-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_727054
Online Media:

eye irrigator

Object Name:
irrigator
Other Terms:
Surgery
Credit Line:
From R.N. Taylor M.D., thru Mystic Seaport, Inc.
ID Number:
1977.1223.054
Accession number:
1977.1223
Catalog number:
1977.1223.054
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-464b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_727057
Online Media:

Irrigation pipe accident

Collection Collector:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)  Search this
Container:
Box 49, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but negatives and audiovisuial materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to the donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Robinson and Via Family Papers
Robinson and Via Family Papers / Series 1: Ferndale Farm (Potomac Landing), Prince George's County, Maryland / 1.3: Farm Papers, income and expense
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep807284dba-4a8e-4cf4-b445-3d46a436eb54
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0475-ref932

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