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Blue prints with Yves Klein

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2020-06-24T13:00:03.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
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Yves Klein's Anthropometries

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2010-05-10T14:36:10.000Z
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Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
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[WCS notes--Letter to the Editor--Anthropometry of bears]

Collection Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Container:
Box 260
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1985
Collection Restrictions:
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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William C. Sturtevant papers
William C. Sturtevant papers / Series 2: Research Files / 2.14: Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2008-24-ref8023

[Manual of Anthropometry by Richard Snodgrasse]

Collection Creator:
Reining, Priscilla  Search this
Container:
Box 136
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Priscilla Reining papers are open for research.

Some materials from the East African Medical Survey and Ethnography of Reproduction project contain personal medical history and are thus restricted. Grant applications sent to Reining to review are also restricted as well as her students' grades, and recommendation letters Reining wrote for her students. Electronic records are also restricted.

A small portion of the materials relating to Reining's Haya research, Ethnography of Reproduction project, and IBRD ujamaa research suffered severe mold damage. These materials have been cleaned and may be accessed. The legibility of some of the documents, however, is limited due to water and mold stains. Mold odor is also still present.
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Collection Citation:
Priscilla Reining Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Priscilla Reining Papers
Priscilla Reining Papers / Series 9: Student
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-2009-25-ref1646

Frank Spencer Papers

Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Names:
Dawson, Charles, 1864-1916  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Keith, Arthur, Sir, 1866-1955  Search this
Extent:
40 Linear feet (94 boxes, 1 oversized box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Piltdown (England) -- early man site
Date:
1836-1999
bulk 1970-1999
Summary:
Frank Spencer was a historian of biological anthropology who began his career as a medical laboratory technician. His papers include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research files, teaching materials, photographs, and audiotapes. Spencer's research on the Piltdown hoax as well as the Piltdown research of Ian Langham, whose work Spencer continued after his death in 1984, and Spencer's research on the life and career of Aleš Hrdlička for his dissertation are both represented in the collection.
Scope and Contents:
This collection documents the research and professional activities of anthropologist Frank Spencer through his correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research files, teaching materials, photographs, and audiotapes. As a historian of physical anthropology, Spencer did a great deal of archival research. Well-represented in the collection is Spencer's research on the Piltdown hoax as well as the Piltdown research of Ian Langham, whose work Spencer continued after Langham's death in 1984. Among the materials collected are negatives of Piltdown-related papers and negatives of Sir Arthur Keith's papers held at the Royal College of Surgeons. Spencer, who theorized that Keith was behind the Piltdown hoax, had organized his papers with a grant from Wenner-Gren. Also represented in the collection is Spencer's research on the life and career of Aleš Hrdlička for his dissertation. Although most of Hrdlička's papers and photos that Spencer collected are copies of materials held at the National Anthropological Archives (NAA), the collection does contain original correspondence between Hrdlička and his first wife, Marie Strickler; his childhood report card from 1869; and copies of family photos obtained from Lucy Miller, Hrdlička's niece. The collection also contains an audio recording of Hrdlička speaking at Wistar Institute. Spencer's 1975 taped interviews with Henry Collins, Harry Shapiro, Ashley Montagu, and Lucille St. Hoyme can also be found in the collection. Other projects represented in the collection include A History of Physical Anthropology: An Encyclopedia, The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence, and Fallen Idols, Spencer's unpublished book on the history of scientific attitudes towards human origins. In addition, the collection contains copies of Physical Anthropology News, which Spencer co-founded and edited. Photos in the collection include images of Frank Spencer as well as of the 1981 and 1988 annual meetings of the Association of American Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) and the 1980 symposium Spencer and Noel T. Boaz organized on the history of American physical anthropology.

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 15 series: (1) Correspondence, 1864, 1910, 1920, 1972-1999 (bulk 1972-1999); (2) Piltdown, 1836-1997; (3) Ales Hrdlicka, 1866-1867, 1893-1942, 1971-1981, 1994-1999; (4) Encyclopedia, 1881-1891, 1911-1999 (bulk 1991-1998); (5) Projects, 1858-1884, 1897-1909, 1919-1929, 1939-1999 (bulk 1982-1995); (6) Human Antiquity Research, 1960-1980, 1991-1998; (7) Subject Files, 1863-1999 (bulk 1970-1998); (8) Coded Files, 1836-1983 (bulk 1970-1983); (9) University Material, 1959, 1973-1998; (10) Personal Papers, 1966-1975, 1985-1994; (11) Notebooks, 1976-1999; (12) Card Files, undated; (13) Photographs, 1885-1990 (bulk 1980-1990); (14) Audiotapes, 1942, 1961, 1975-1976, 1998 (bulk 1975); (15) Realia, undated
Biographical Note:
Frank Spencer was born in Chatham, England, on May 1, 1941. Best known as a historian of biological anthropology and for his book Piltdown: A Scientific Forgery (1990), Spencer began his career as a medical laboratory technician, publishing two books on medical laboratory procedures in 1970 and 1972. He immigrated to Canada, where he earned his BA in anthropology at the University of Windsor in Ontario in 1973. The following year, he enrolled at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with C. Loring Brace as his advisor. Spencer wrote his dissertation on the life and career of Aleš Hrdlička and was awarded his PhD in biological anthropology in 1979. That same year he joined the faculty of the Department of Anthropology at Queens College as an assistant professor and was soon promoted to department chair in 1984. Over the course of his career, he wrote and edited several books on the history of physical anthropology including A History of Physical Anthropology, 1930-1980 (1992), The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence (1984), Ecce Homo: An Annotated Bibliographic History of Physical Anthropology (1986), and History of Physical Anthropology: An Encyclopedia (1997). Spencer was also a co-founder and editor of the Physical Anthropology News bulletins. It was his book Piltdown: A Scientific Forgery, however, that garnered him the most attention. In this book, he theorized that the well-respected Sir Arthur Keith master-minded the Piltdown hoax. On May 30, 1999 Frank Spencer died of cancer at the age of 58.

1941 -- Born on May 1 in Chatham, Kent, England

1964 -- Obtained Associate diploma in Clinical Microbiology, [Britain], Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences

1966 -- Fellowship diploma in Clinical Parasitology

1971 -- Advanced diploma in Clinical Biochemistry & Microbiology, Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Technology

1973 -- BA (Anthropology) University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

1974 -- MA (Biological Anthropology) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1976-1977 -- Adjunct Lecturer, Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Windsor

1979 -- PhD, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, "Biological Anthropology, Aleš Hrdlička, MD (1869-1943): A Chronicle of the Life and Work of an American Physical Anthropologist"

1979-1982 -- Hired as Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Queens College

1982 -- Published A History of American Physical Anthropology, 1930-1980

1983 -- Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Queens College

1984 -- Published The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence

1986 -- Full professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Queens College Published Ecce Homo: An Annotated Bibliographic History of Physical Anthropology

1990 -- Published Piltdown: A Scientific Forgery Published The Piltdown Papers 1908-1955: The Correspondence and Other Documents Relating to the Forgery

1997 -- Published The History of Physical Anthropology: An Encyclopedia

1999 -- Passed away on May 30 of cancer
Related Materials:
Aleš Hrdlička papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Provenance:
Donated in 2002 by Elena Peters-Spencer, wife of Frank Spencer.
Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Topic:
Physical anthropology -- History  Search this
Physical anthropology -- frauds  Search this
Crohn's disease  Search this
Piltdown forgery  Search this
anthropometry  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2002-21
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-2002-21

[Anthropometry/Anthropology + the Camen project 1990]

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1985-1990
undated
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frank Spencer Papers
Frank Spencer Papers / Series 5: Projects / 5.3: Anthropometry and Photography
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-2002-21-ref1732

4: Anthropometry

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frank Spencer Papers
Frank Spencer Papers / Series 4: Encyclopedia / Illustrations
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2002-21-ref573

Projects

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Extent:
2.85 Linear feet (6 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1858-1884
1897-1909
1919-1929
1939-1999
bulk 1982-1995
Scope and Contents:
This series is organized by projects undertaken by Spencer throughout his career. In the late '80s and early '90s, Frank Spencer fastidiously researched the Brixham cave affair, believing it to be a predecessor to the Piltdown hoax. Another project is Fallen Idols, his unpublished book on the history of scientific attitudes towards human origins. Copies of the Physical Anthropology News, which Spencer co-founded and edited, are also contained in this series. The illustrations in this series are unidentified and may belong to different projects. Correspondence and questionnaires for Spencer's research on Crohn's disease are restricted.

Additional materials relating to his projects can be found in Series 8: Coded Files and Series 11: Notebooks.
Arrangement:
This series is arranged in 11 sub-series: (5.1) Brixham Cave Project, 1858-1884, 1897-1901, 1929, 1939-1942, 1954-1962, 1977-1998; (5.2) American Journal of Physical Anthropology—Jubilee Issue, 1981; (5.3) Anthropometry and Photography, 1909, 1981-1990; (5.4) Chromosomes, 1970-1973; (5.5) Crohn's Disease, 1976-1995; (5.6) Ecce Homo, 1983-1986; (5.7) Fallen Idols, 1991-1998; (5.8) French Anthropology, 1919-1927, 1980-1990; (5.9) Manuscripts & Papers, 1942-1998; (5.10) Illustrations, 1964-1966, 1992-1999; (5.11) Miscellaneous Projects, 1968-1969, 1982-1997
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2002-21, Series 5
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-2002-21-ref577

Anthropometry and Photography

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1909
1981-1990
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2002-21, Subseries 5.3
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Frank Spencer Papers
Frank Spencer Papers / Series 5: Projects
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Articles

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1909
1981
undated
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frank Spencer Papers / Series 5: Projects / 5.3: Anthropometry and Photography
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National Anthropological Archives
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Manuscript

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frank Spencer Papers / Series 5: Projects / 5.3: Anthropometry and Photography
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National Anthropological Archives
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Anthropometry

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frank Spencer Papers / Series 5: Projects / 5.10: Illustrations
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-2002-21-ref682

Association File: International Anthropometry

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1913
1926-1942
undated
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frank Spencer Papers / Series 3: Aleš Hrdlička
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-2002-21-ref355

Anthropometry. University of Michigan, Anthropology 165-166 (student paper)

Collection Creator:
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Woolworth, Alan R.  Search this
Weslager, C.A.  Search this
Witthoft, John, 1921-1993  Search this
Swauger, James Lee  Search this
Turnbull, Colin  Search this
Horn, Frances L.  Search this
Garcia, Louis  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Hodge, William  Search this
Hayink, J.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Ervin, Sam J. Jr  Search this
Feraca, Stephen E., 1934-  Search this
Feest, Christian F.  Search this
Cree, Charlie  Search this
Davis, Edward Mott  Search this
De Busk, Charles R.  Search this
Iadarola, Angelo  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
Bunge, Gene  Search this
Cavendish, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Blake, Leonard W.  Search this
Dean, Nora Thompson  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Smith, John L.  Search this
Swanton, John Robert  Search this
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Peterson, John H.  Search this
Paredes, J. Anthony, 1939- (James Anthony)  Search this
Schleisser, Karl H.  Search this
Reed, Nelson A.  Search this
Medford, Claude W.  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Opler, Morris Edward  Search this
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-  Search this
Kraft, Herbert C.  Search this
Johnson, Michael G.  Search this
Lindsey-Levine, Victoria  Search this
Kurath, Gertrude  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951
Collection Restrictions:
The James Henri Howard papers are open for research. Access to the James Henri Howard papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
James Henri Howard Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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James Henri Howard Papers / Series 2: Writings and Research / 2.2: Manuscripts of Writings by Howard
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-1994-30-ref122

The Mongols of Central Asia

Collection Collector:
Casselton, Harold "Rusty", 1954-1970  Search this
Larson, Ted M., 1940-2000  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, black-and-white silent; 340 feet, 35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced by Pathé Science Series in cooperation with Harvard University's Department of Anthropology depicts lives of native peoples in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. Featured are herding techniques, the construction of a Mongol yurt, horsemen, and a sequence which focuses on the phenotypic facial characteristics of Mongolians.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Herding ; Architecture, Domestic ; Horsemanship ; Physical anthropology anthropometry ; Pathe Science Series
Local Number:
HSFA 1988.16.8
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
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Collection Citation:
Harold Casselton and Ted Larson films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Human Studies Film Archives
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ead_component:sova-hsfa-1988-16-ref7

David C. Graham film of Ch'uan Miao Hill People of Western China

Creator:
Graham, David Crockett  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (14 minutes, black-and-white silent; 450 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Asia
China
Date:
circa 1936
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot in southwestern China while Graham was curator of the West China Union Museum of Archeology, Art, and Ethnology at Chengtu. Film documents various customs of the Ch'uan Miao hill people (more commonly known as the Ch'uang Meo) in the villages of Chou Chia Keo and Wang Wu Chai near the borders of Szechwan, Kweichow, and Yunnan provinces. Documentation includes: children and adults in a Miao yard; a do nun (shaman) conducting a ceremony to exercise demons; a mo (priest) conducting part of a funeral ceremony accompanied by an assistant playing a liu shen (six-tubed wind instrument); a trek to a Miao village led by Graham and two legions of school children; Graham's medical associates, W.R. Morse and Gordon Agnew, taking anthropometric measurements and making dental observations of villagers; group shots of Miao women and girls; a village do nun using divining sticks and performing an exorcism; and a funeral ceremony for one of the village women which involves sacrifice of a water buffalo and procession of the coffin. Footage forms part of the U.S. National Museum Division of Ethnology, Manuscript and Pamphlet File, National Anthropological Archives.

Legacy keywords: Agriculture swidden Szechuan, China ; Crops rice cultivation Szechuan, China ; Villages Meo Szechuan, China ; Shamans exorcism Meo Szechuan, China ; Sacrifice water buffalo Meo Szechuan, China ; Funerals Meo Szechuan, China ; Musical instruments flutes Meo Szechuan, China ; Anthropometry on the Meo Szechuan, China ; Language and culture

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 Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1983.13.1
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Anthropological Archives in 1983.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
David C. Graham film of Ch'uan Miao Hill People of Western China, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1983.13B
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1983-13b
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Armstrong Manual Training School yearbook

Names:
Public Schools of the District of Columbia  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
59 Pages (7 1/2 x 12 inches.)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Catalogues
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1902-1903
Biographical / Historical:
Armstrong Manual Training School, built in 1902, was authorized by congress as a vocational high school for African American youth in Washington, DC. The school was named for Samuel C. Armstrong (1839-1893), a white commander of an African American Civil War regiment and founder of Hampton Institute, now University. Designed by local architect Waddy B. Wood, the Renaissance Revival building provided carpentry, machine, foundry, and blacksmith workshops. In addition, the school taught chemistry and physics. Dr. Wilson Bruce Evans, the father of performing artist Lillian Evans Tibbs, served as founding principal. Duke Ellington, William "Billy"Eckstein, and John Malachi are among a host of Armstrong graduates who became prominent in their profession. In 1996 the school was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in the District of Columbia.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Catalogues
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-016, Item ACMA 06-016.2
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Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 1: Lillian Evans Tibbs papers / 1.1: Biographical Materials / Wilson Bruce Evans--Armstrong Manual Training School
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref1278
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Miscellaneous Linguistic and Ethnographic Notes

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Laird, Carobeth, 1895-1983  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
3 Boxes
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Chukchee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Lecture notes
Date:
circa 1907-1957
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of John P. Harrington's Notes and writings on special linguistic studies series contains a mixture of miscellaneous material not easily sorted into one of the other subseries.

The bulk of the material is in a file of unsorted notes, most which were derived from secondary sources. Included are notes in unidentified languages or in multiple languages. A few pages are dated but most are not. Some of the data may have been used for drafting responses to B.A.E. inquiries or as preliminary notes for papers on various subjects.

The mouthmaps section consists of a file of roughly drawn charts and related notes on the phonetics of various languages. Data are included for English, French, German, Spanish, and several other world languages. Most of the information was drawn from secondary sources, although the data on the Navajo were excerpted from Harrington's own field notes.

Notes on grammatical terminology consist largely of a slipfile which was probably compiled by Harrington around 1918 in preparation for writing a grammar. A number of slips are in the hand of Carobeth T. Harrington. Many of the terms listed were extracted from the published works of Edward Sapir and Alfred L. Kroeber, particularly from the former's writings on Southern Paiute and the Na-dene languages. There are also comments from discussions which Harrington had with Frachtenberg, Michelson, Hewitt, Wright, and Searles. The slipfile is followed by a few miscellaneous pages of information obtained from Tuttle in the 1920s and later.

There is also a carbon copy of a packet of information on anthropometry which Harrington sent to David B. Rogers in December 1926 and a handwritten draft of the same. He evidently compiled the file during discussions with a physical anthropologist. It includes lists of the basic skeletal measurements with brief explanations and references to published works on the subject. There is also a sample chart used for documenting cataloged specimens at the Peabody Museum.

Harrington also collected what appears to be a series of lecture notes. Neither the author, the date, nor the forum for presentation are specified. One section makes comparisons between the cultures of the Chukchee and the Eskimo. Many small drawings are interspersed throughout the text. The second section consists of discussions on native cultures of the Pacific Coast of North America, from California north to the McKenzie and Yukon River areas. The remaining sets of lectures were found with the heading "American Anthropology." These treat various groups of North and Central America.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Grammar, Comparative and general  Search this
anthropometry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Lecture notes
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 8.8
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Notes on Anthropometry

Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1057
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Microfilm Reel: 4
Subseries Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
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John Peabody Harrington Papers / Series 8: Notes and Writings on Special Linguistic Studies / 8.8: Miscellaneous Linguistic and Ethnographic Notes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Division of Physical Anthropology photographs of Albert Attocknie and other Native Americans

Collector:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Physical Anthropology  Search this
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923  Search this
Names:
Foch, Ferdinand, 1851-1929  Search this
Plenty Coups, 1848-1932  Search this
Photographer:
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Extent:
12 Copy prints
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
French  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Umatilla  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1920-1929
Scope and Contents note:
Mostly portraits of Albert Attocknie (Lone Tipi) and William H. Egberts made by De Lancey Gill and collected by Alice Cunningham Fletcher. The collection also includes a photograph depicting Smithsonian employee Paul C. Natta measuring Native Americans, a portrait of Charlie Saplish (Doctor or Chief Whirlwind), and another photograph of French Marshal Ferdinand Foch with Plenty Coups in 1921.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-7
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs collected by the Division of Physical Anthropology can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s (Photo Lot 8).
Additional photographs of Attocknie and Egberts made by Gill, including original negatives, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24 and the BAE historical negatives.
Additional photographs of Charlie Saplish can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24.
Additional photographs of Plenty Coups can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4423, Photo Lot 78-41, Photo Lot 86-46, Photo Lot 87-2, Photo Lot 90-1, and Photo Lot 89-8.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
anthropometry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 81-7, Division of Physical Anthropology photographs of Albert Attocknie and other Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-7
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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