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Embroidery Design: Man's

Manufacturer:
Fabrique de Saint Ruf  Search this
Artist:
Mademoiselle Montalent  Search this
Mademoiselle Anteleme  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, over graphite Support: white laid paper
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1920-36-75
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1920-36-75

Design for a Stained Glass Window: Grammatica

Artist:
Hans Kaspar Lang the Elder, Swiss, 1571 – 1645  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash
Type:
glasswares
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Date:
1606
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-129
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1911-28-129

Crevices in Minnewaski, N.Y.

Medium:
Glass
Object Name:
Slide
Type:
Slide
Date:
20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances Morris
Accession Number:
1945-201-152
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1945-201-152

Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka

Creator:
Clarke, Arthur C., Sir (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008  Search this
Extent:
95.02 Cubic feet (188 legal size boxes; 5 15 x 12 x 3 flat boxes; 1 16 x 20 x 3 flat box; 4 12 x 8 x 5 shoeboxes)
88.55 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-2012
bulk 1950-2008
Summary:
Sir Arthur C. Clarke is one of the preeminent science-fiction writers of the 20th century.
Scope and Contents:
Contains personal and business correspondence, manuscripts of most of Clarke's fiction works in various draft states, short stories, articles, addresses, speeches, movie outlines, Apollo 11 broadcast material, datebooks & notebooks, reference materials, business cards of visitors & contacts, photos & slides. There is some material by people other than the creator such as manuscripts and film/TV scripts.

This collection also includes audio-visual material. Please contact the Media Archivist for access.
Arrangement:
Series were based on the creator's original arrangement of material.

Arranged into 7 Series:

Series 1: Correspondence

Series 2: Original Writing

2.1: "Clarkives"

2.2: Non-"Clarkives"

2.3: Articles, Short Stories

2.4: Lectures, Speeches

Series 3: Media & Publicity

Series 4: Awards & Tributes

Series 5: Manuscripts written by others relating to Clarke's Literary Works

Series 6: Miscellaneous

Series 7: Images

7.1: Photos

7.2: Slide Albums
Biographical / Historical:
Born on December 16, 1917, in Minehead, England, Arthur Charles Clarke became obsessed with science fiction and astronomy at a young age. He was the eldest of four children born into a farming family, however he would become, with his brother Fred Clarke acting as a business associate, one of the leading names in science fiction.

During World War II Clarke served as a radar instructor and in his free time became one of the early members of the British Interplanetary Society. In 1945, Clarke made one of his earliest predictions (he called them "extrapolations") when he came up with the idea of communication satellites. He became known for this uncanny prescience which is seen in so much of his work.

In 1948 Clarke graduated from King's College, London with honors in math and physics. By 1951, Clarke had gained respect as both a fiction and non-fiction writer with Interplanetary Flight and Prelude to Space, respectively.

In 1956, Clarke emigrated to Sri Lanka, then known as Ceylon, where he could indulge a new obsession - skin diving. He remained in Sri Lanka for the rest of his life, creating a diving company and funding many science education programs in the country.

Perhaps Clarke's most recognizable feat came when he was able to work with Stanley Kubrick over a course of 4 years in order to create the book and film 2001: A Space Odyssey which was loosely based on the earlier Clarke story "The Sentinel."

Clarke accomplished an amazing amount of writing, speaking tours, TV appearances and humanitarian work despite suffering from post-polio syndrome for decades. He won numerous awards, mostly for his science fiction but also for popularizing science. He was knighted in 1998. He died, age 90, March 19, 2008.
Provenance:
Arthur C. Clarke Trust, gift, 2014
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Permissions Requests
Topic:
Underwater archaeology -- 1960's  Search this
nonfiction novels  Search this
Interplanetary voyages  Search this
Artificial satellites  Search this
Manned space flight  Search this
Apollo 11 Flight  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Science fiction  Search this
Citation:
Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka, Acc. 2015-0010, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0010
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0010
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Calamagrostis deschampsioides Trin.

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
William G. Dore  Search this
Place:
Fort Churchill, Man., Manitoba, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
15 Jul 1949
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Calamagrostis deschampsioides Trin.
Barcode:
01166886
Other Numbers:
Barcode of Life : 47A11
USNM Number:
2076091
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Barcode of Life
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3884760f3-b036-4f8c-81ad-75d554252f81
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10613326
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Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
H. M. Curran  Search this
M. Haman  Search this
Place:
Maria die Paalve, Curaçao, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
17 Feb 1917
Common name:
Barbe paynol
Cheveu de nègre
Old man's beard
diente de perro
old man's beard
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Bromeliaceae Tillandsioideae
Published Name:
Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.
Barcode:
01084599
USNM Number:
1043936
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
West Indies Project
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/397316575-e007-4c0d-9290-ee6c4d8598b5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10502092

Chionanthus virginicus L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Lester F. Ward  Search this
Place:
Potomac Shore, Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
23 May 1877
Common name:
fringe-tree
old-man's-beard
white fringetree
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Oleaceae
Published Name:
Chionanthus virginicus L.
Barcode:
00407308
USNM Number:
145414
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Flowering plants and ferns
DC Flora
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32beaa277-a301-4e44-813f-18bb3ae0f33d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2207784

Chionanthus virginicus L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Lester F. Ward  Search this
Place:
Rock Creek Rock Creek Park and Vicinity, District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
21 May 1876
Common name:
fringe-tree
old-man's-beard
white fringetree
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Oleaceae
Published Name:
Chionanthus virginicus L.
Barcode:
00407337
USNM Number:
145413
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Flowering plants and ferns
DC Flora
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/395932aef-2bd4-4b2a-95fe-480414e929f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2202280

Ipomoea pandurata (L.) G. Mey.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Lester F. Ward  Search this
Place:
Above Union Town, United States, North America
Collection Date:
30 Jul 1882
Common name:
bigroot morning glory
man of the earth
wild potato-vine or sweet-potato
wild sweet potato vine
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Solanales Convolvulaceae
Published Name:
Ipomoea pandurata (L.) G. Mey.
Barcode:
00408328
USNM Number:
146198
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Flowering plants and ferns
DC Flora
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/397ce98df-cb65-4850-a4f1-1746c16e0457
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2183504

Senecio vulgaris L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Lester F. Ward  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Railroad  Search this
Place:
Above Uniontown, Carroll, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
27 May 1883
Common name:
Grounidrel
common groundsel
groundsel
old-man-in-the-Spring
ragwort
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Senecio vulgaris L.
Barcode:
00063432
USNM Number:
2589003
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Flowering plants and ferns
DC Flora
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/302a2fd61-3c61-42ba-a45c-1b83b5993c14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2180607

Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.

Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
L. B. Reed  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1687  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Timber stand - moist  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1687  Search this
Place:
Edge of City of Mérida. Merida, Libertador, Mérida, Venezuela, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
1 Jan 1931
Common name:
Barbe paynol
Cheveu de nègre
Old man's beard
diente de perro
old man's beard
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Bromeliaceae Tillandsioideae
Published Name:
Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.
Barcode:
00401878
USNM Number:
1619277
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Flowering plants and ferns
Parque de Merida ...
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b0b85da9-b2e4-4ca0-bbc3-51de27b721c9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2040145

Boy's Shirt

Collector:
James Mooney  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Object Type:
Shirt
Place:
Kiowa And Comanche Reservation, Oklahoma / Indian Territory, United States, North America
Accession Date:
17 May 1892
Collection Date:
C. 1891
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025718
USNM Number:
E152850-3
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/384452845-d5b3-4c71-9648-366f851d2ef5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8542214
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Set Of Shaman's Necklace And Amulets

Collector:
James G. Swan  Search this
Donor Name:
James G. Swan  Search this
Length - Necklace, Piece With 17 Pendants:
17.5 cm
Culture:
Haida  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace / Amulet
Place:
Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii) / Graham Island, British Columbia, Canada, North America
Accession Date:
21 Dec 1883
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
013804
USNM Number:
E89021-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38f875867-a36f-44d6-ac3b-6a4156ec4d6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8485333

Horn Spoon, Bear, Man And Raven

Collector:
James G. Swan  Search this
Donor Name:
James G. Swan  Search this
Culture:
Haida  Search this
Object Type:
Spoon
Place:
British Columbia, Canada, North America
Accession Date:
21 Dec 1883
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
013804
USNM Number:
E89174-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/335c48e3b-d896-4ee2-92e6-5bff4e6f9258
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8485497
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Fire Bag, Shoulder Bag

Donor Name:
Charles L. McKay  Search this
Length - Object:
67 cm
Culture:
Tanaina (Dena'ina) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Fire Bag
Place:
Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
27 Sep 1883
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
013527
USNM Number:
E73048-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/339dd1868-22af-42b7-822c-3bc3819c7b51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8476797
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Belt Fastener

Donor Name:
Edward W. Nelson  Search this
Object Type:
Belt Fastener
Place:
Nunivak Island, Bering Sea, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1880
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
80A00050
USNM Number:
E43720-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f3a9fa9b-08c0-4b90-9e8d-4684b4466cb9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8462662
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Kamlayka Man's Walrus Gut Overall

Donor Name:
Edward W. Nelson  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo  Search this
Object Type:
Parka
Place:
Golovnin Bay, Norton Sound, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1880
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
80A00050
USNM Number:
E43338-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3045b471c-80ff-41bc-adf5-f1793d533d2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8462222
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Dance Mask: Devil

Collector:
Mr. Donald B. Cordry  Search this
Mrs. Dorothy M. Cordry  Search this
Donor Name:
Mr. Donald B. Cordry  Search this
Length - Object:
23 cm
Width - Object:
16 cm
Culture:
Nahua  Search this
Object Type:
Mask
Place:
Amojileca, Guerrero, Mexico, North America
Accession Date:
5 Sep 1986
Collection Date:
Early 1950's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
355867
USNM Number:
E419866-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35b9fd97b-d0ca-4966-a0cf-c4f2324096e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8452382

Man's Coat

Collector:
A. C. Bent  Search this
Donor Name:
A. C. Bent  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo, Inuit  Search this
Object Type:
Coat
Place:
Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada, North America
Accession Date:
7 Jul 1927
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
097146
USNM Number:
E337371-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/321106948-c6a1-46e0-8f21-648bcb8ff1e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8398428

Man's Bag

Donor Name:
Dr. William L. Abbott  Search this
Culture:
Papuan  Search this
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
Dorei Bay, Irian Jaya (Western New Guinea/Papua), Indonesia, Melanesia
Accession Date:
1 Jun 1914
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
056963
USNM Number:
E283701-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f9098d09-efc9-4cc6-a21b-7bebadd7f869
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8383302
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