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Human Origins Exhibition Introduction

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2011-07-08T19:03:21.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Flesh Eating Beetles at the Smithsonian's Osteology Laboratory

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2009-06-02T15:03:02.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
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smithsonianNMNH
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Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2010-06-22T17:37:32.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Natural History  Search this
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National Museum of Natural History
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Reading the Remains- Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2009-04-22T04:34:00.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
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smithsonianNMNH
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edanmdm:yt_kGriERmU8Dc

Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris

Collector:
D. S. Rabor  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Iligan City, Mahayahay, Mainit, Lanao Del Norte, Mindanao, Philippines, Asia
Collection Date:
25 Apr 1968
Common name:
White-eared Brown Dove
White-eared Brown-Dove (Buff-eared)
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Columbiformes, Columbidae
Published Name:
Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris
Other Numbers:
Accession No : 252573
Field Number : 15139
USNM Number:
578290
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dee324f1-fe38-4bb8-b8d4-0e1460df53f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_15586622

Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris

Collector:
D. S. Rabor  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Mahayahay, Mainit, Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte, Mindanao, Philippines, Asia
Collection Date:
26 Apr 1968
Common name:
White-eared Brown Dove
White-eared Brown-Dove (Buff-eared)
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Columbiformes, Columbidae
Published Name:
Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris
Other Numbers:
Accession No : 252573
Field Number : 15170
USNM Number:
578291
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32ad52ba9-cbec-4587-8040-77c7a2c91a5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_15586623

Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris

Collector:
D. S. Rabor  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Mahayahay, Mainit, Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte, Mindanao, Philippines, Asia
Collection Date:
25 May 1968
Common name:
White-eared Brown Dove
White-eared Brown-Dove (Buff-eared)
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Columbiformes, Columbidae
Published Name:
Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris
Other Numbers:
Accession No : 252573
Field Number : 15375
USNM Number:
578292
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3455ce0fe-6326-4319-a584-487ffbd95d8d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_15586624

Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris

Collector:
D. S. Rabor  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Iligan City, Mahayahay, Mainit, Lanao Del Norte, Mindanao, Philippines, Asia
Collection Date:
12 May 1968
Common name:
White-eared Brown Dove
White-eared Brown-Dove (Buff-eared)
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Columbiformes, Columbidae
Published Name:
Phapitreron leucotis brevirostris
Other Numbers:
Accession No : 252573
Field Number : 15312
USNM Number:
578293
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37ea9cd6d-8ad1-485f-b0c4-16ed7a40722a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_15586625

Pontlyfni

Site Name:
Wales  Search this
Place:
Wales, United Kingdom, Europe
USNM Number:
69041
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Mineral Sciences
Meteorites
Polished Thin Section Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e5fd30cd-e61e-4072-821d-2e23c3e2266e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1042108

Pancratium canariense Ker Gawl.

Collector:
Monica M. Carlsen  Search this
Cheyenne Davis  Search this
Stephanie Keil  Search this
Place:
Missouri Botanical Garden, Shoenberg Temperate House. Source: Botanical Garden Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, originally collected by Sunging & Eidissen s.n., Spain, Canary Islands, 20 Mar. 1974 (Wild). MOBOT LCMS Accession # 1977-0789-3, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North America
Collection Date:
19 Nov 2018
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Amaryllidaceae Amaryllidoideae
Published Name:
Pancratium canariense Ker Gawl.
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GGI Gardens Project
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/311bad980-54e4-4341-8931-76f474e20f9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15762904

Necklace, Bead:Ivory:Choker Tusk, Pair:Ivory:From Captain Fuller Collection

Creator:
Shuster, Carl  Search this
Names:
Chicago Natural History Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (002 in x 003 in)
Culture:
Fijians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04963600

OPPS NEG.1529.3
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Illinois -- Chicago
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Oceania: Fiji: Gen/Misc 04963600, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Oceania / Fiji / Gen/Misc
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref10471
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Festival of American Folklife 1988 MASSACHUSETTS- SAINTS PROCESSION- UNCRATE AND ASSE

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1988)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (videocassette (U-matic))
Type:
Archival materials
Contents:
ORIGINAL MASSACHUSETTS- SAINTS PROCESSION- UNCRATE AND ASSEMBLE AT NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, PROCESSION FROM MUSEUM, LIGHTS INSTALLED ON ARCHES, EVENING BAND CONCERT, PROCESSION
Local Numbers:
FP-1988-3/4UMA-0110
General:
MASSACHUSETTS;SAINTS;CATHOLICISM;ITALY;PARADES;FESTIVAL CONSTRUCTION;BRASS BANDS
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. All Restrictions Apply.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1988, Item FP-1988-3/4UMA-0110
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Ingenuity and Tradition: The Common Wealth of Massachusetts / 4.4: Video
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1988-ref2132

Oral history interview with Al Qöyawayma

Interviewee:
Qöyawayma, Al, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
153 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 March 30-31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Al Qöyawayma conducted 2010 March 30 and 31, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Qöyawayma's home and studio, in Prescott, Arizona.
Qoyawayma speaks of his heritage as a Hopi; the influences on his education in science and art; the growth and development of his pottery through his heritage; work through AISES and Smithsonian; concepts behind his artwork; trips that have influenced his work and the development of it; stories of his ancestors that have helped develop his artwork; the value of materials used in the creation of clay; and details about the craft of Native American pottery. Qoyawayma also recalls AISES, University of Arizona, Emery Sekaquaptewa, West Point, Maori, Lee Cohen, Colombus, Fewkes, Smithsonian, Coyote Clan, Tewa, Hopi-Tewa, Uto-Aztecan, Mesa Verde series, yellowware ceramics, American Journal of Archaeology, Ron Bishop, Disney, Lockheed, Old Oraibi, Sherman Institute, San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Navajo, Herant Engineering, Pete Solokian, Cannon Electric, Rocketdyne, CAD/CAM, San Luis Obispo, Robert Redford, Don Drysdale, Dodgers, Litton Industries, Guidance and Control Division, Apple, IBM, Fortran, Star Trek, Sandra Day O'Conner, Heard Museum, Institute of American Art, Ernest Hemmingway, Roosevelts, Sikyatki, Natural History Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, Secretary Ickes, Mohawk, Norbert, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, A.T. Anderson, Ely S. Parker, Ely S. Parker Award, Jody Folwell, Inca, Quechua, Valdivia, Ecuador, Betty Meggers, Laguna clay, Chaco Canyon, Toltec, Aztec, Mayan, Nahauatl, Birkland currents, Mixtec Sheild, Los Alamos, Dr. Tony Peratt, Nazca plain, Maxwell's Equations, Te Waka toi, Baye Riddell, Manos Nathan, Blue Corn, Salt River Indian Community, Teotihuacan, Uxmal, Chchen Itza, Coba, George Stuart, National Geographic, Copan, Bill Fash, Herb Kané, Union Carbide, Andy Anderson, Henry Moore, Allan Houser, Charles Loloma, Institute of American Art in Santa Fe, Lloyd Kiva New, Leonardo da Vinci, American Bureau of Ethnology, Peter Lee, Jerry Jacka, Arizona Highways, Chicago Institute of Art, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Al Qöyawayma (1938- ) is a potter, sculptor, and engineer in Prescott, Arizona.
General:
Originally recorded on 8 secure digital memory cards as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 32 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Engineers -- Arizona -- Interviews  Search this
Hopi artists -- Arizona -- Interviews  Search this
Potters -- Arizona -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Arizona -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.qyaway10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-qyaway10
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Records

Extent:
33.22 cu. ft. (56 document boxes) (9 tall document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Letterpress copybooks
Date:
1853-1962
Descriptive Entry:
This record unit includes correspondence of the division, 1861, 1877, 1881-1937; correspondence of assistant and associate curator Clarence R. Shoemaker, 1919-1958; monthly and annual reports, 1881-1936; invoices of specimens received and sent out, 1853-1921; catalogue of duplicate specimens, 1872-1881; and historical material and typescripts.
Historical Note:
The origins of the collection of marine invertebrates under the care of the Smithsonian Institution can be traced to the collections made by William Stimpson while serving as zoologist on the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, 1853-1856, and the specimens collected by the United States Exploring Expedition, which were transferred to the Smithsonian in 1858. Stimpson seems to have been, nominally at least, in charge of the Smithsonian marine invertebrate collections until 1865. By that date the Smithsonian collection of crustacea numbered more than 10,000 jars - the largest in the world at that time. Beginning in the 1870s, large collections of marine invertebrates came to the Smithsonian as a result of the various expeditions conducted by the U. S. Fish Commission. Many of these specimens were retained at Yale University by Addison Emery Verrill for study and identification and did not reach the United States National Museum until 1907.

As a result of a general reorganization of the United States National Museum, the Department of Marine Invertebrates was established in 1880. Under its care were all recent invertebrates, marine and aquatic (excepting mollusks and insects), including protozoans, sponges, coelenterates, echinoderms, ascidians, worms, bryozoans, and crustaceans. Richard Rathbun (1852-1918), a scientific assistant with the U. S. Fish Commission, was appointed honorary curator of Marine Invertebrates in 1880 and retained the title until 1914. In 1897, he was appointed assistant secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and responsibility for the administration of the Division of Marine Invertebrates fell largely on the two assistant curators, James E. Benedict and Mary Jane Rathbun.

Prior to his appointment as assistant curator in 1890, James F. Benedict (1854-1930) had served as naturalist on the U. S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross. He continued his duties in the Division of Marine Invertebrates until 1909 when he accepted appointment as Chief of Exhibits in the Department of Biology, United States National Museum (USNM).

Mary Jane Rathbun (1860-1943), a sister of Richard Rathbun, was appointed copyist in the Department of Marine Invertebrates in 1886. She was promoted to aid in 1893 and assistant curator in 1894. After her resignation in 1914, she was given the honorary title associate in zoology, and she remained in close association with the museum until her death in 1943.

In 1897 USNM was reorganized into three departments: Biology, Geology, and Anthropology, with Marine Invertebrates as a division of the Department of Biology. On October 16, 1914, the Division of Marine Invertebrates was merged with the Division of Mollusks into a single division under the former title. Richard Rathbun resigned as curator, and the position was assumed by Paul Bartsch. The collection of echinoderms was removed from the Division of Marine Invertebrates on April 1, 1919, and a separate Division of Echinoderms was created with Austin H. Clark as curator. Clark had served as assistant curator in the Division of Marine Invertebrates since 1909. On February 1, 1921 the collections of mollusks were removed from the Division of Marine Invertebrates, and the Division of Mollusks was reestablished with Paul Bartsch as curator. Waldo LaSalle Schmitt assumed the curatorship of the Division of Marine Invertebrates.

In 1947 another administrative reorganization took place in the USNM. As part of the reorganization, the Department of Biology was divided into Departments of Botany and Zoology, with Marine Invertebrates becoming a division of the Department of Zoology. In 1964 the Department of Zoology was divided into three departments: Vertebrate Zoology, Invertebrate Zoology, and Entomology, with Marine Invertebrates a division of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. On July 1, 1965 the Division of Marine Invertebrates was abolished and three new divisions were formed - Crustacea, Echinoderms, and Worms - and were joined with the existing Division of Mollusks to form the Department of Invertebrate Zoology.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Letterpress copybooks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 233, United States National Museum, Division of Marine Invertebrates, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 233
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0233

Buzz Kill: The Bee Collection at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-01-28T16:15:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_8UvjHYd31kY

Collaboration at the Crossroads of Science, Civics, and Environmental Justice in STEM education

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-09-30T13:04:11.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
Topic:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianEducation
Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianEducation
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_t7R-22nwAZg

Smithsonian's Own Crime Scene Investigator

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-02-23T19:15:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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SmithsonianMagazine
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianMagazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_0l-EsE-QMcM

Finding Evolution at the Natural History Museum

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-02-23T18:43:38.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianMagazine
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianMagazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_qnHgFQvtDfw

Oral history interview with Al Qöyawayma, 2010 March 30-31

Interviewee:
Qöyawayma, Al 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Physical description:
Transcript: 153 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Arizona
Date:
2010
2010-2010
2010 March 30-31
Topic:
Engineers  Search this
Hopi artists  Search this
Potters  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Local number:
AAA
AAA qyaway10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_288760

Website Records, 2016-2020

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Uniform title:
Smithsonian Voices (Blog)  Search this
Smithsonian.com (Website)  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2016
2016-2020
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Research  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 21-075
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Website Records 1996-2020 [Smithsonian Magazine]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404596

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