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Venus and Cupid on the Sea

Artist:
Gérard de Lairesse, Dutch, 1641–1711  Search this
Medium:
Etching on white laid paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Netherlands
Date:
ca. 1700
Accession Number:
1957-41-227
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1957-41-227

[Trade catalogs from General Motors]

Variant company name:
WWII  Search this
Company Name:
General Motors  Search this
Related companies:
GM, Delco Products  Search this
Notes content:
includes 1942 Annual Report to Employes, War Tugs tell their tales of the sea, Three R's of GM's War products training program, Delco War Products all over the World
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10230
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10230

Cup

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition), Oct 1924-Mar 1925  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Object Name:
Cup
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells, sea urchin shell/shells, mussel shell/shells
Techniques:
Abraded
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province; Argentina
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2371
Barcode:
142371.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69c219a19-7f73-41ff-a3b0-2fced306ee8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153146
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Lifesaving at Sea medal, United States, ca 1864-1874

Issuing authority:
State Department  Search this
Associated person:
Leutze, Emmanuel Gottlieb  Search this
Reverse designer:
Leutze, Emmanuel Gottlieb  Search this
Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 66.9 mm; x 2 5/8 in
Object Name:
medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1859
Date made:
ca 1864 - 1874
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98243
Accession number:
275799
Catalog number:
67.98243
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-4d26-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1096681

Cup

Manufacturer:
Minton Ceramics Manufactory, English, established 1796  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
cup
Object Name:
cup
Place:
England
Date:
early 19th century
Accession Number:
1969-24-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4100127bd-c460-4f62-9d2d-1f4edc338b5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-24-1

Figure of Cupids Fishing Representing Water, from a Group Called "The Elements"

Manufacturer:
Derby Porcelain Factory, English, established 1756  Search this
Modeler:
Johann Jakob Wilhelm Spängler, Swiss, 1755 - after 1795  Search this
Medium:
biscuit
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
figure
Object Name:
figure
Place:
England
Date:
1790–1796
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane
Accession Number:
1926-22-523
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c7adfaa7-f8e5-476d-a8b1-cec3a2fe7605
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1926-22-523

Schooner Near a Rocky Coast

Artist:
Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1880
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
Accession Number:
1912-12-3
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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/kq4d67ba2f0-eb95-4744-bb15-06b468d7285f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1912-12-3
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Two Studies of a Sailor with Raised Arm (Studies for "The Lookout—All's Well" and "The Wreck")

Artist:
Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal, black chalk, white chalk on heavy cream wove paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1895–96
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
Accession Number:
1912-12-33
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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/kq4cf9ba704-b16a-4a76-8b0a-a56a5f666444
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1912-12-33
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Study for "The Signal of Distress"

Artist:
Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910  Search this
Medium:
Graphite, brush and blue-green, brown, and yellow watercolor, gray wash, traces of black ink on white heavy wove watercolor paper
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1881
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
Accession Number:
1912-12-43
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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/kq4a112d384-95bb-469a-855a-c4223ec1d28d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1912-12-43
Online Media:

The Long Way Home

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 08:00:00 -0000
Topic:
Aircraft  Search this
Flight  Search this
Space  Search this
See more episodes:
AirSpace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_6047e72c427f48b0b2dbd40dabf91812

Study Suggests At-Risk African Heritage Sites Are Often Overlooked

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:33:27 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_8eebdc46b60f3ccba1087e4720ecf266

Don Bachardy

Artist:
Don Bachardy, born 1934  Search this
Sitter:
Don Bachardy, born 1934  Search this
Medium:
Graphite and graphite wash with charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 61 × 48cm (24 × 18 7/8")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1976
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Don Bachardy: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Don Bachardy: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Don Bachardy and Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Object number:
NPG.2013.122
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Don Bachardy
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm432400ec3-6231-4a1f-a1f5-fc66a03969c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2013.122

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Title:
Sheet music from Rhythm-Mania
Written by:
Ted L. Koehler, American, 1894 - 1973  Search this
Harold Arlen, American, 1905 - 1986  Search this
Illustrated by:
Sydney Lefkowitz, American  Search this
Published by:
Mills Music Incorporated, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Dan Healy, American, 1888 - 1969  Search this
Clarence Robinson  Search this
Cotton Club, American, 1923 - 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 1/16 × 9 3/16 in. (30.6 × 23.3 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place used:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1931
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vicki Gold Levi
Object number:
2013.223.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57e6cd54c-2e25-4a6c-8ce7-378982e43b37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.223.17
Online Media:

Disability studies and the environmental humanities toward an eco-crip theory edited and with an introduction by Sarah Jaquette Ray and Jay Sibara ; foreword by Stacy Alaimo

Writer of introduction:
Ray, Sarah Jaquette http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2012066601 http://viaf.org/viaf/271992500  Search this
Sibara, Jay http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nb2017011225 http://viaf.org/viaf/2149659922006832335  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xvi, 667 pages) illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2017
Topic:
Disability studies  Search this
Environmentalism  Search this
Environmentalism--Social aspects  Search this
Environmentalism in literature  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Security  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Services & Welfare  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--People with Disabilities  Search this
Call number:
HV1568.2 .D5944 2017 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-linear
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145606

Marine hydrocarbon seeps microbiology and biogeochemistry of a global marine habitat Andreas Teske, Verena Carvalho, editors

Author:
Teske, Andreas http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2009010824 http://viaf.org/viaf/521155042851872402559  Search this
Carvalho, Verena http://viaf.org/viaf/7708158369776801460004  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 199 pages) illustrations (chiefly color)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Topic:
Marine microbial ecology  Search this
Marine chemical ecology  Search this
Biogeochemistry  Search this
Call number:
QH541.5.S3 .M375 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145675

The ecology of invasions by animals and plants by Charles S. Elton ; with contributions by Daniel Simberloff and Anthony Ricciardi

Author:
Elton, Charles S (Charles Sutherland) 1900-1991 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85805695 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://viaf.org/viaf/108158041  Search this
Author:
Simberloff, Daniel http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96120165 http://viaf.org/viaf/53425451  Search this
Ricciardi, Anthony http://viaf.org/viaf/105690244  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Topic:
Biological invasions  Search this
Call number:
QH541 .E57 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145681

Atmosphere and climate Volume 6 edited by Yeqiao Wang

Editor:
Wang, Yeqiao http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://viaf.org/viaf/100690826  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Call number:
QC861.3 .H36 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145699

Greek island embroidery

Author:
Johnstone, Pauline  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 58 pages illustrations, maps, 88 plates (4 color) 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Greece
Grèce
Date:
1961
Topic:
Embroidery  Search this
Textiles et tissus--Motifs  Search this
Call number:
NK9251.J6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_183629

Leuman Maurice Waugh collection

Creator:
Waugh, Donald.  Search this
Waugh, Leuman Maurice, 1877-1972.  Search this
Names:
American Association of Dental Schools  Search this
American Board of Orthodontics  Search this
Columbia University  Search this
Nanuk Mi-kin-inni (Yacht)  Search this
New York Athletic Club  Search this
Northland (Coast Guard cutter: WPG-49)  Search this
United States. Public Health Service  Search this
Extent:
2.1 Linear feet ((5 boxes; 1 map case drawer))
1,749 Photographic prints
1,035 lantern slides
1579 negatives (photographic)
80 Film reels (16mm)
Culture:
Inuit  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Negatives (photographic)
Film reels
Writings
Dental records
Printed ephemera
Maps
Correspondence
Clippings
Realia
Place:
Labrador (N.L.)
Alaska
Date:
1909-1963
Summary:
The Leuman Maurice Waugh collection contains papers, photographs, and film holdings that were created by Waugh during his dental research expeditions to indigenous communities in Newfoundland and Labrador in eastern Canada and in Arctic Alaska.
Scope and Contents:
The Leuman Maurice Waugh collection contains materials created and compiled by Dr. Leuman Waugh during his research expeditions to Arctic Alaska and the Newfoundland and Labrador regions of Eastern, Canada circa 1909-1963. During these trips, Waugh studied the dental health of Indigenous communities in the region and treated patients.

The collection contains materials that were created and collected by Waugh during his research trips and include raw dental data and community census information; professional and personal correspondence; clippings, articles, and essays; reports and lectures; logistics and trip planning documents; postcards; journals; and sketches and drawings, among other materials.

The collection also contains over 4,000 photographs and 80 16mm film reels that were shot by Waugh during his research trips and document his work with Indigenous communities in Alaska and eastern Canada.
Arrangement note:
Waugh's original order was disturbed over the years after his death and during transfer from the Waugh family to the Rankin Museum. NMAI archivists elected to arrange the collection chronologically.

The records are organized in the following series: I. Dental study data and logistics, II. Correspondence, III. Writings, IV. Realia and ephemera, V. Press clippings and public relations materials, VI. Maps and other oversized materials.Chronological arrangement.
Biographical/Historical note:
Born on March 6, 1877 in New Dundee, Ontario, Canada, Leuman Maurice Waugh, moved to Rochester, New York, with his family at the age of nine. He acquired his love for photography in Rochester, which always attributed as the "Kodak city." Following in his father's dentistry footsteps, Waugh attended the University of Buffalo, from which he received his D.D.S. in 1900. He took post-graduate studies in Histology, Bacteriology, and Pathology at Buffalo's School of Medicine, and within two years was appointed Professor of Histology and Embryology at his alma mater. In 1912, Waugh pioneered the design of a unit-type x-ray machine for use at the dental chair, which was later studied and adopted by large dental apparatus manufacturers. By the time he left Buffalo in 1914 to specialize in the infant field of orthodontics in New York City, he had served as Professor of Special Pathology and Officer of the Governing Faculty at the university.

In 1915, Waugh served on the Organization Committee of the Columbia Dental School and shortly thereafter became its Secretary of the Dental Faculty, and sequentially Secretary of the Administrative Board and Professor of Histology and Embryology. In 1921 he was appointed Professor and Director of the Orthodontic Division of the school, and later served as Associate Director, Acting Director and Associate Dean. Waugh's affiliation with Columbia lasted through 1945. He served as Director of the American Board of Orthodontics from 1949 to 1953, and was asked to serve as Secretary-Chairman of the Orthodontia section of the American Association of Dental Schools in 1930, and as President in 1935. Waugh married Helen "Esty" Marshall, and had a son, Donald (also a dentist), and a daughter, Dorothy.

An active member of the Explorer's Club and Commodore of the Yachting Department of the New York Athletic Club, Waugh volunteered to undertake Alaskan studies on caries research among the Inuit for the U.S. Public Health Service. In 1929, the Health Service appointed Waugh Dental Director (Reserve) at the rank of Colonel. Waugh was apparently inspired by a lecture he heard as a student in 1908 from Dr. Ales Hrdlicka, Smithsonian Curator of Physical Anthropology at the Institute of Dental Pedagogics, on the dental conditions of human populations. Waugh privately carried out a Labrador study between 1921 and d1927 over the course of five summers. Under the sometimes-partial aegis of the U.S. Public Heath Service, Waugh also studied twelve Alaskan Inuit communities between 1929 and 1938. He was the first dental officer in the U.S. Public Service ever assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Northland's cruise area of the Bering Sea and Alaska Arctic regions. During his trips, Waugh compiled data on the teeth, mouth, and diet of indigenous communities. In addition, he took many photographs and films of both dental subjects and indigenous communities.

Waugh's son, Donald, accompanied him on his 1935 expedition up the Kuskokwim River (Alaska) in their custom designed and built 29 foot yacht Nanuk Mi-kin-inni (Polar Bear Cub). In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. This position allowed him to further his studies of tooth decay throughout Alaska and the Bering Sea region. Waugh's 1937 expedition included three dentists (one a biochemist), a physician and a nurse, and involved extensive air travel in small planes. A popular lecturer and prolific writer, Waugh continued to advocate for the health of the northern indigenous communities he visited long after his trips ended. He spent the remainder of his professional career at Columbia University, where he rose from Professor of Orthodontia (1923-19435) to (concurrently) Chief of Orthodontia and Director of the Department of Orthodontics. Waugh continued to be active in professional organizations well after his retirement, until a few years before his death at his home in Betterton, Maryland, on May 6, 1972.
Related Archival Materials note:
The National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution hold twenty Waugh photographs which located in the Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection #NAA2223a. NAA also has Waugh material in the Henry Bascom Collins, Jr. Papers, #NAA3131. The Archives and Special Collections at the Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library, Columbia University holds the School of Dental and Oral Surgery Records, 1892, 1915-1976 as well as the School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Historical Collection, 1892-1989.
Provenance:
The National Museum of the American Indian purchased the Waugh collection in 2001 from the Rankin Museum of American and Natural History in Ellerbee, N.C.
Restrictions:
Access restricted. Researchers should contact the NMAI Archivist for an appointment to access the collection.

Access restricted. Some dental records may be restricted from access, reproduction, or publication under personal health information privacy provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. Researchers should contact the NMAI Archies Center 301-238-1400 or nmaiarchives@si.edu for an appointment to access the collection.
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Dentists  Search this
Topic:
Dentists  Search this
Missions, Medical -- Kuskokwim River (Alaska)  Search this
Nutrition and dental health -- Alaska  Search this
Missions, Medical -- Labrador (N.L.)  Search this
Anthropology -- Alaska  Search this
Dentistry -- Alaska  Search this
Dentistry -- Labrador (N.L.)  Search this
Orthodontists  Search this
Inuit -- Names, Personal  Search this
Anthropology -- Labrador (N.L.)  Search this
Missions, Medical -- Alaska  Search this
Inuit -- Census -- Alaska  Search this
Teeth -- Radiography  Search this
Inuit -- Dental care -- Alaska  Search this
Nutrition and dental health -- Labrador (N.L.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Writings
dental records
Printed ephemera
Maps
Correspondence
Clippings
Realia
Citation:
Leuman Maurice Waugh collection, 1909-1963. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.003
See more items in:
Leuman Maurice Waugh collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-003

Lorenzo Dow Turner papers

Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Names:
Fisk University  Search this
Howard University  Search this
Roosevelt University  Search this
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Extent:
23.97 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiovisual materials
Field recordings
Photographs
Photographic prints
Maps
Correspondence
Date:
1895 - 1972
Summary:
The collection, which dates from 1895 to 1972 and measures 23.97 linear feet, documents the career and travels of Professor Lorenzo Dow Turner. The collection is comprised of correspondence, academic papers, research materials, books, newspaper and journal articles, sound recordings, and photographs.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged by series: (1) Biographical, (2) Academic Career, (3) Writings, (4) Research, (5) Photographs, (6) Sound Recordings, and (7) Printed Materials.
Biographical/Historical note:
Lorenzo Dow Turner was born in Elizabeth City, N.C. in 1895. He earned his B.A. in 1914 from Howard University; in 1917, he received an M.A. in English from Harvard University. He received his doctorate in English from the University of Chicago in 1926 while simultaneously serving as chairman and professor of the Department of English at Howard from 1917 to 1928. He held the same positions at Fisk University in Nashville from 1929 to 1946. In 1946 he accepted a professorship in the English department at Roosevelt University in Chicago, where he remained as professor of English and lecturer in African Cultures until his retirement in 1970. Turner was professor emeritus at Roosevelt until his death at age 77 in 1972. Turner's professional and academic interests encompassed both English and linguistics. A noted scholar of African languages and linguistics, he learned numerous West African languages, mastering five of them. He was a noted authority on Gullah, a Creole language spoken in the Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia.
Related Archival Materials note:
Lorenzo Dow Turner Papers at Northwestern University Library
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Sea Islands Creole dialect  Search this
African languages -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Linguistics -- Research -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiovisual materials
Field recordings
Photographs
Photographic prints
Maps
Correspondence
Citation:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers,Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-017
See more items in:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-017
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