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Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity, American, founded 1978  Search this
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
Association of Black Women Attorneys, American, founded 1976  Search this
National Urban Affairs Council, American, founded 1971  Search this
Raymond A. Jordan Jr., American, born 1943  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
Northside Center for Child Development, Inc., founded 1946  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Carats, Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Dr. Leslie L. Alexander, Jamaican American, 1917 - 2002  Search this
Smithsonian Institution, American, founded 1846  Search this
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, American, 1894 - 1984  Search this
Count Basie, American, 1904 - 1984  Search this
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, American, founded 1981  Search this
National Bankers Association, American, founded 1927  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915  Search this
Signed by:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 9/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
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Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
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Men  Search this
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Social life and customs  Search this
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United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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9. Richard Alley - Perspectives on Limits to Growth: World on the Edge

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-03-15T20:21:59.000Z
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988

Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Subject:
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Grossberg, Yitzroch Loiza  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Zoller, Edwin W.  Search this
American Society for Testing and Materials  Search this
Artist's Technical Research Institute  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Topic:
Authors  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6708
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208833
AAA_collcode_aachherb
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Carl Whiting Bishop Collection

Creator:
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942  Search this
Names:
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942  Search this
Tung, Kuang-zung.  Search this
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)  Search this
Wenley, A. G. (Archibald Gibson), 1898-1962  Search this
Extent:
20 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographic prints
Manuscript
Place:
China
Date:
1923-1934
Summary:
An associate curator and associate in archaeology at the Freer Gallery of Art from 1922 to 1942, the collection of Carl Whiting Bishop (1881-1942) document his Gallery-sponsored travels to China from 1923 to 1934 and include an unpublished manuscript describing his archaeological research in China; line drawings; rubbings; maps; note cards; and nearly 4,000 glass and film negatives with corresponding original silver prints. These document his expeditions in northern and central China, illustrating archaeological sites in Henan, Shanxi, and Hebei provinces. Specific digs include the large neolithic site at Wanquan, Shanxi, and sixth century C.E. tombs near Fenyin. Additional images show Chinese cityscapes, daily life and customs, topography, temples, pagodas, caves, and sculpture.
Scope and Contents:
The professional papers and official records of Carl Whiting Bishop include his unpublished two-volume manuscript, [not before 1940]; and photographs, nearly 4,000 images, 1915-1934; and undated. These materials document over a twenty-five year period in the course of Bishop's research and archaeological activities. They were retained at the Freer Gallery of Art after Bishop's death in 1942, and were supplemented with an addition received in 1956 from his widow Daisy Furscott Bishop.

The manuscript was prepared in a typescript format, over 421 pages of text, with photographic illustrations, and completed by Bishop sometime after 1939. Properly titled Archaeological Research in China 1923-1934, this unpublished manuscript constituted a field report that chronicled Bishop's Gallery-sponsored expeditions in northern and central China during the period 1923 to 1934. The reader is provided with a record of the day-to-day operations completed, of obstacles and opposition encountered, and the results obtained from their work. Key diplomatic and scientific representatives from the West and China are recorded who aided and contributed to the investigations. Moreover, there are descriptions of the academic, social and political climate in China during a period of civil war and economic strife. Against this background, Bishop also discussed their efforts in view of the history of China, with commentary on the country's geography, topography, climate, flora and fauna, mineral products, and ancient customs and legends.

The earliest still photographic prints in the Bishop Papers date from his employ at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, where he conducted archaeological reconnaissance from 1915 to 1918 in China, Korea, and Japan. All subsequent images were created or collected by Bishop and his assistant Kuang-zung Tung during the Freer Gallery-sponsored expeditions of 1923-1934. Further descriptions of these materials may be found under Series 2 and Series 3 in this finding aid.

In the transliteration into English of the names of Chinese characters, Bishop followed the Wade-Giles system, with a few exceptions to those rules for certain well known and commonly used place-names, especially those of cities, towns, territorial divisions, and bodies of water. We have retained Bishop's romanization except in certain areas where clarification was needed. The Chinese personal and place-names have been kept as they appeared in his captions.
Arrangement:
Series 1: Manuscript/Writings 1915-1934 and undated

Series 2: Photography Prints

Series 3: Negatives

Series 4: Drawings, Rubbings, and Maps
Biographical / Historical:
Carl Whiting Bishop (1881-1942) was an archaeologist, anthropologist, and specialist in the field of East Asian studies. Born in Tokyo, Japan, on July 12, 1881, he was the son of a Methodist missionary, the Reverend Charles Bishop. Except for a twelve-month residence in the United States during 1889-90, Bishop spent the first sixteen years of his life in Japan, before returning to this country in 1898 for college preparatory work at Northwestern Academy, Evanston, Illinois. He studied at Hampden-Sydney College and in 1912 received an A.B. degree from DePauw University. In 1913 he was awarded the degree of Master of Arts by the Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, where he studied with the noted German anthropologist, Franz Boas (1858-1942). That same year he received his first scientific appointment as a member of the Peabody Museum Expedition to Central America.

From 1914-18 Bishop served as Assistant Curator in Oriental Art at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, where on an expedition for that museum he made his first trip to China. Under the auspices of the university, he conducted archaeological reconnaissance during 1915 and 1916 in China, Korea, and Japan, and again conducted archaeological surveys in 1917 and 1918, although no systematic excavations were carried out at that time. When the United States entered World War I on the side of the Allied Powers, Bishop enlisted in the United States Navy and was made assistant naval attaché, serving in China in the years 1918-20, with the rank of lieutenant, junior grade. He returned to Columbia University in 1921 to assume the position of Assistant in Anthropology, a post he held until the end of the academic season in 1922.

Effective 10 April 1922, Bishop was appointed as Associate Curator of the Freer Gallery of Art by then director John Ellerton Lodge (1878-1942). Asked to undertake important archaeological work, Bishop headed the gallery's first expedition to China, sponsored jointly by the FGA and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, lasting from 20 February 1923 to 6 August 1927. From 16 November 1929 to 11 April 1934, he headed another expedition, sent out this time by the Freer Gallery alone. When conditions in China made further efforts impractical, Bishop returned to Washington in 1934, where he remained at the gallery as Associate in Archaeology until the time of his death on 16 June 1942.

Carl Whiting Bishop was a member of a number of learned societies: the American Oriental Society, the American Archaeological Society, the Anthropological Society, the American Society for the Advancement of Science, the American Geographical Society, and he served on the advisory board of the American Council of Learned Societies until his death.

1881, July 12 -- Born in Tokyo, Japan

1898 -- Attends Northwestern Academy in Evanston, Illinois for college preparatory work Attends Hampden-Sydney College

1912 -- Receives A.B. degree from DePauw University

1913 -- Receives Master of Arts from Department of Anthropology from Columbia University, where he studied with Franz Boas

1914 -- Begins serving as Assistant Curator in Oriental Art at the University of Pennsylvania Museum

1915-1918 -- Makes several archaeological survey trips to China, Korea and Japan

1918-1920 -- Enlists in the U.S. Navy, serving as assistant naval attaché in China

1921 -- Serves as Assistant Professor in Anthropology at Columbia University

1922, April 10 -- Becomes Associate Curator of the Freer Gallery of Art

1923-1927 -- Heads the Freer Gallery's first expedition to China, co-sponsored by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

1929-1934 -- Heads the second Freer-sponsored expedition to China

1934 -- Returns to US and serves as Associate in Archaeology at the Freer Gallery of Art

1942, June 16 -- Dies.
Related Materials:
Additional Bishop material may be found in the following collections also found in the the Archives of the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery:

Li Chi Reports, 1926-1929, regarding Li's reconnaissance work at Shi-yin Ts'un, Shansi Province, and the excavation at Anyang.

Archibald Gibson Wenley Papers, 1924-1926, including field diaries, notes, and photographs documenting his participation in the FGA expedition work in China.

Charles Lang Freer Papers, including 1915 correspondence between Freer and Bishop; newspaper clippings related to Bishop, and documents dated 1912-1913, relating to Freer's support for a proposed American School of Archeology in China.

A number of objects from the FGA expeditions, including bronzes, ceramics, and stone sculpture, have been accessioned into the permanent art collection of the Freer Gallery of Art. Additionally, remnants of antiquities, potteries, and metalwork accumulated during the field work, have been placed in the Freer Gallery Study Collection. Records for these items are retained with the Galleries' Registrar's Office.

Additional Bishop material may be found in the Smithsonian Institutional Archives:

Expedition Records, including correspondence of Carl Whiting Bishop, 1914; 1923-1942, nearly 3,000 letters arranged alphabetically by correspondent name; a manuscript catalogue of expedition acquisitions, Peking, 1923-1925; financial records, 1923-1934, including expedition fund ledgers, account statements, and receipts; and newspaper clippings, 1924-1932, documenting the gallery's field work and general archaeological work being conducted around the world at that time.

Smithsonian Institutional Archives, Central Files, Bishop folders, 1923-1942, including expedition letters, field reports, and photographs sent to John E. Lodge.

Personnel and Special Events Photograph Collection, containing portrait photographs of Bishop.

Additional Bishop matieral may be found in the University of Pennsylvania Museum Archives, Philadelphia:

Documentation of University of Pennsylvania Museum-sponsored field work in East Asia may be found there that includes records of C.W. Bishop, dated 1914-1927 (measuring about .5 linear foot), much of it created during his tenure as the Museum's Assistant Curator of Oriental Art from 1914-1918. Included are Bishop's journals consisting of daily entries for two trips to China for the University of Pennsylvania Museum; letters to and from G.B. Gordon, C.W. Harrison, and Jane McHugh, written during Bishop's travel in China and subsequent to his return; and detailed financial accounts of expenditures during the China travels. Additionally, the repository houses a group of Bishop's negatives taken in China to visually record the expedition work.
Provenance:
Gift of Carl Whiting Bishop.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Archaeological expeditions  Search this
Archaeology -- China  Search this
Photography -- China  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Manuscript
Citation:
The Carl Whiting Bishop Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Identifier:
FSA.A.02
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Carl Whiting Bishop Collection
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-02
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Benjamin March Papers

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-  Search this
Extent:
15 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Lecture notes
Letters
Place:
China
Japan
China -- Description and Travel
Michigan
Date:
1923-1934
Summary:
Writer, curator, and professor Benjamin Franklin March Jr. (1899-1934) studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and in China, and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. His papers, dating from 1923 to 1934, document his professional and personal life in the United States and in China and include lecture notes and outlines; research notes; diaries; scrapbooks; and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The Benjamin March Papers span the years 1923 to 1934 and measure 15 linear feet. The collection includes: biographical data included in passports, obituaries, and fifty-seven condolence letters; lecture and course outlines; research notes; four diaries; one scrapbook; four illustrations including sketches for the March bookplate; fourteen photograph albums; printed matter; and 100 personal and artistic photographs.
Arrangement note:
The collection is divided into the following series:

Series 1: Biographical Information, 1927-1935

Series 2: Diaries, 1925-1934

Series 3: Writings and Research Materials, 1927-1934, undated

— Subseries 3.1: Lecture Materials

— Subseries 3.2: Research

— Subseries 3.3: Printed Matter

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1924-1934

Series 5: Graphic Materials, 1925, 1933, undated

— Subseries 5.1: Illustrations

— Subseries 5.2: Photo Albums

— Subseries 5.3: Photographs
Biographical Information:
Biographical Sketch

1899 -- Born, Chicago, IL. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Isabel (née McNeal)

[1917?] -- Attended Lewis Institute and the YMCA College before transferring to the University of Chicago

1918-1919 -- Military service, Sergeant, Field Remount Squadron, No. 305, Army Service Corps

1922 -- Graduated from the University of Chicago (Ph.B)

1922-1923 -- Attended the Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

1923-1925 -- Teacher of English, Latin, and Bible Studies at Hopei University; the Second Normal School; and the YMCA in Paotingfu, China

1925 June 25 -- Married Dorothy Rowe in Nanking, China

1925-1927 -- English instructor; Librarian; and Lecturer in Chinese Art, Yenching University Peiping, China

1927, summer -- Lecturer on Chinese art Columbia University

1927-1931 -- Curator of Asiatic Art Detroit Institute of Arts

1928 -- Honorary Curator of Oriental Aesthetic Art at the Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1928 -- Appointed honorary curator at the Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

[1929?] -- Daughter (Judith) born

1929 -- China and Japan in Our Museums, published by the American Council, Institute of Pacific Relations

1931 -- Spent six months in China under a special grant from the American Council of Learned Societies to study 13th century painter, Ch'ien Hsuan

1932 -- Curator, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1932 -- Appointed honorary curator at the Detroit Institute of Arts

1933 -- Awarded a Freer Fellowship

1934 -- Standards of Pottery Description, published by the University of Michigan Press

1934, summer -- Organized, directed, and lectured at a summer session of the Institute of Asiatic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley

1934 December -- Died at home in Ann Arbor, Michigan after a five-week illness (heart ailment)

Far Eastern art writer, curator, and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.

After high school, March attended the Lewis Institute and the YMCA College before transferring to the University of Chicago from which he graduated in 1922 (Ph.B). With thoughts of becoming a Methodist minister, March enrolled at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City. At the same time, March enrolled in art classes at the Metropolitan Museum. After one year at the seminary, March was presented with and accepted the opportunity to work in China. From 1923 to 1927, March resided in China where he taught and lectured at colleges. Initially, March taught English, Latin, and Bible Studies at Hopei University, the Second Normal School, and the YMCA. From 1925 to 1927, he worked at Yenching University in Peiping (now Peking) as an instructor in English, a librarian, and lecturer in Chinese art.

While in China, March met Dorothy Rowe, the daughter of a Methodist missionary stationed in Nanking. On June 25, 1925 the two were married. Ms. Rowe, whom March sometimes called Doré, had lived in China since infancy. The author of the children's story, "The Begging Dear," Rowe wrote children's stories with Chinese settings.

During the summer of 1927, the March's moved to the United States when Columbia University offered March an appointment as lecturer of Chinese Art. Later that year March was appointed curator of Asiatic art at the Detroit Institute of Arts. He remained at the Detroit Institute of Arts in this capacity until 1931. In 1928, March was appointed Honorary Curator of Oriental Aesthetic Art by the University of Michigan's Museum of Anthropology. The next year, Dorothy March gave birth to the couple's only child, Judith.

During this period March published extensively, including two publications, China and Japan in Our Museums, in 1929 and, Standards of Pottery Description, in 1934. In the latter, March developed a new technique for the scientific study of the materials and methods of manufacture of ancient Chinese pottery. ( Ann Arbor Daily News. -- "Death Takes Noted Curator". -- December 14, 1934)

In 1931, March received a grant from the American Council of Learned Societies. This grant allowed March the opportunity to travel to China and Europe to study the 13th century painter, Ch'ien Hsuan. In 1932, March was named a curator at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. The following year he was named a Freer Fellow. The summer of 1934 found March in Berkeley, California, organizing and directing the Institute of Asiatic Studies at the University of California. During the fall of 1934, March fell ill with a heart ailment. He was ill for five weeks before he died, at the age of 35, in December of 1934. At the time of his death, Benjamin March was survived by his wife Dorothy and their daughter, Judith.
Related Collections:
The Detroit Institute of Arts maintains administrative correspondence and files generated by Benjamin March during his tenure as curator.

The Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan houses the Benjamin Franklin March drawings collection, This is a collection of drawings by March for his daughter; includes illustrated poems of Pentwater Beach, Michigan.
Provenance:
Judith March Davis, the daughter of Benjamin March, donated her father's papers to the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives in 1995.
Benjamin March's daughter, Judith March Davis, donated her father's papers to the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives in 1995.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Architecture -- China  Search this
Architecture, Japanese  Search this
Painting, Chinese  Search this
Art, Korean  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Painting, Japanese  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Chinese language -- Terms and phrases  Search this
Art -- Terminology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Lecture notes
Letters
Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 9/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
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Dance  Search this
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Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Research Methods and Surprising Findings

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-11-18T17:51:24.000Z
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
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Grayce Uyehara Papers

Topic:
Social Justice
Creator:
Uyehara, Grayce  Search this
Donor:
Uyehara, Paul M.  Search this
Uyehara, Paul M.  Search this
Names:
Japanese American Citizens' League  Search this
Extent:
18 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Culture:
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Audio cassettes
Awards
Compact discs
Letters (correspondence)
Memoranda
Minutes
Newsclippings
Newsletters
Oral history
Pamphlets
Photographs
Reports
Slides
Speeches
Videocassettes
Date:
1929-2008
Summary:
The papers document the life and activism of Grayce Uyehara who was a pivotal figure within the Redress Movement and sought reparations for the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Content Description:
The papers document the life and activism of Grayce Uyehara who was a pivotal figure within the Redress Movement and sought reparations for the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. The collection materials span different social justice topics that Uyehara was involved with outside of Japanese American communities. Geographically, the materials are primarily from her time in Stockton, California; Rohwer, Arkansas; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., as well as other places.

The papers include materials relating to Uyehara's own incarceration; her lobbying work with the Japanese American Citizens League; other activism and grass roots activities; speeches; campaign materials; articles; memos; financial reports; work journals; photographs of the Uyeharas; community newspapers; film slides of redress; personal letters; internal correspondence; leadership conference notes; educational materials; interviews; awards; student theses; pamphlets; booklets; oral histories; maps; meeting minutes; newsletters; directories; and congressional records.
Arrangement:
The collection is unarranged.
Biographical:
Grayce Uyehara was a social worker and pivotal Redress Movement activist who helped lead the reparations campaign for the wrongful incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Uyehara was born Ritsuko Kaneda on July 4th, 1919, in Stockton, California. Her parents named her Ritsu, which roughly translates to notions of law and independence, informed by their understanding of the significance of Independence Day. Her father, Tsuyanoshi Kaneda, worked in agriculture and business and performed domestic tasks. Through this, he developed a reliable business working for lawyers, doctors, and school administrators. Her mother, Tome Kaneda, raised their children. Her mother was strict but also encouraged her children to excel at whatever they did. She enrolled them in Japanese and music classes and expected them to help out at church and in the community. Uyehara was the second of seven children, and as the eldest daughter was expected to be a role model for her younger siblings.

In high school, Uyehara belonged to a Japanese student club, excelled in her schoolwork, and was part of the marching band, playing the bassoon. She also played piano for Sunday school at church, which had both English and Japanese services. She became involved in the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), participating in its oratorical contests. Because of her community service, the elders and her peers in the Japanese American community respected Uyehara.

Uyehara majored in music at the University of the Pacific. She believed music would allow her to start a career as a local Japanese American piano teacher and church organist. She worked many jobs to pay for tuition while her parents helped cover her costs. While in college, she became involved in the Japanese American Young People's Christian Conference (YPCC) in Northern California. Uyehara continued to be recognized for her leadership and competence by becoming the chairperson of the Sacramento YPCC as a college senior.

In January 1942, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Uyehara was asked by the university president to become an instructor to teach Japanese to young men in military service at the local army base. Citing her patriotic duty, she accepted the position. She was able to finish school before being incarcerated, partly because her mother pushed her to do well and to stay in school. When the Uyehara family prepared to leave their home in April, one of her professors offered to hold their household belongings. Although she satisfied her graduation requirements, she received her degree in absentia. Two of her siblings were also in college when their academic careers were interrupted. She was very upset that her parents did not get to see her graduate because they had sacrificed so much.

The Kaneda family was forcibly relocated to the Stockton Temporary Detention Center in May 1942. At the Stockton Center, she put her service skills to work and assisted other Nisei inmates in organizing a makeshift school for Japanese American youth. Located on the site of the county fairgrounds, the school was forced to hold classes in the grandstands. Through one of her father's contacts, she was able to secure a donation of books, and she became the supervisor in charge of elementary education. Some of the young soldiers that she taught at the base also came to visit her. She spent four months there, and in September of 1942, her family was notified that they would be forcibly moved to Rohwer, Arkansas. While her family traveled ahead, she stayed behind to help close the Stockton Temporary Detention Center.

At Rohwer, Uyehara remained active and continued to hone her leadership and organizational skills. She helped create church services for young people, played the piano at various events, and taught music in junior high-level classes. During this time, she realized that her previous career path as a piano teacher was not realistic. She discovered that the Minnesota State Teachers College was offering scholarships to eligible camp inmates and decided to pursue the opportunity. She left the camp in January 1943 with three other young Nisei. She lived at a boarding house with another Nisei student from the Tule Lake incarceration camp. She had an active social life but found the classes to be unchallenging. During the summer in St. Paul, she stayed with a woman who was active with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, a liberal group who spoke out against war. Unsure of what to do next, she then returned to Rohwer where she worked at the camp hospital, continually checking for jobs. She found a job listing in Virginia where one of her younger sisters was attending school, and she left Rohwer for the last time. In Virginia, she worked as an editorial secretary. She was grateful that it was not a service job, which was the norm for young Japanese American women. Uyehara's brother, Ben, was attending Temple University in Philadelphia during this time. He assured her that the Quakers would help the Kaneda family with moving from the camp. Convinced, she packed up again and moved further north.

In Philadelphia, Uyehara found an apartment in the Fellowship House, an organization providing workshops on race relations in the city. She began working for Family Services, a social service agency in the Germantown area of Philadelphia as a receptionist and typist, but she also conducted intake interviews with the clients of the agency. She further continued her role as a community leader by becoming involved with the International Institute which assisted immigrants settling in Philadelphia, and became concerned with the needs of the Japanese American population moving in. Working closely with the Institute, she helped form the Philadelphia Nisei Council, which coordinated with the War Relocation Authority. She was the Nikkei representative of the Philadelphia Committee of Social Service Agencies whose role was to assist with relocation problems. Uyehara developed a handbook that detailed practical issues such as the cost of living in the city, how to rent an apartment, and where to find jobs. The Council began a newsletter, so the community could be aware of new people moving in to the area and of community events. She also started youth groups to provide activities and social interaction for high school and college-age youth coming out of the camp experience.

In Philadelphia, Uyehara became re-acquainted with Hiroshi Uyehara, whose mother knew Grayce's mother. They briefly met in Rohwer. He worked at a nearby Westinghouse factory as a draftsman. He had to receive an Army and Navy clearance, and during the wait went on strike. He became a volunteer at the International Institute where they reconnected. They married in 1946. Later, she and her husband were among those who formed the Philadelphia Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) to influence more people on social issues affecting Japanese Americans in a national context. Afterwards, the director of the International Institute arranged for the board to pay her graduate school tuition at the University of Pennsylvania while she worked as a social worker for the agency. She graduated in 1947 with a Masters in Social Work. Within two years of working in the community, she was asked to serve on the Philadelphia Fellowship Commission. She used this opportunity to highlight the perspectives of Japanese Americans.

The Uyehara's first son, Chris, was born in May of 1948. In 1950, they had a second child, Lisa. The International Institute asked her to return as a volunteer, and she started a program to help American servicemen and Japanese brides returning from Japan to adjust to a new life. She worked directly with Japanese women in teaching American customs, including etiquette and cooking lessons. She also provided individual counseling. She was very active with the local Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and became president, creating parent education programs and raising funds for the local school library. Uyehara was also very active in the National Association of Social Workers, the Cub Scouts, the local Presbyterian church, the West Chester Human Relationships Council, and the League of Women Voters. Later, she had two more children, Larry, in 1952, and Paul, in 1955. During this time, she was asked to help in establishing the first day care center for working mothers in West Chester. Despite the low pay, she was instrumental in establishing the center. In addition, she got involved in civil rights issues for African Americans, especially for school desegregation and upgrading placement rates for African American students.

In 1972, Uyehara served as the governor for the Eastern District Council of the JACL. She was on the National Board, and was the vice-president for General Operations, Chapter President, the National Civil Rights Committee, and the National Scholarship Committee. In 1974, Uyehara was the first woman to hold a JACL elected office. From 1973 to 1974, she was on the National Education Committee. She used her organizational skills to rearrange some existing educational programs so that the history of Japanese Americans could become more well known throughout the country. She also prioritized projects within the committee to make the programs more attractive to potential funders. Her ability to effectively organize with the JACL was influenced by the lessons learned in reading Years of Infamy by Michi Weglyn, and in the organizing lessons within African American communities after Brown v. Board of Education was passed.

In 1978, Uyehara was present at the 1978 Salt Lake City Convention when JACL decided to pursue redress, and was asked to be on the National Committee for Redress. Using her experience in improving school districts for African Americans, she worked hard to generate educational materials, bombard congressional offices and speak at various events and community organizations. She was also effective in gaining support from the Presbyterian Church and Jewish organizations. By 1985 she devised a plan to reach people on the East Coast, since there weren't many JACL chapters in major cities there. She retired from her job as a school social worker in order to help the JACL achieve redress. In the spring, she transferred to the Legislative Education Committee (LEC). Her philosophy was "If you're going to do it, you do it right. You just don't talk about it".

Uyehara did a lot of traveling between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Her husband was very supportive during this time. The leadership in Washington consisted of JACL officials and four Nikkei congressmen, who recognized Uyehara's work in coalition building and developing political relationships. Whenever a new member of Congress signed on to the Civil Liberties Act, she would send out a press statement, and any significant chapter events would be announced through her "Action Alerts." She also led congressional meetings with people like Senator Inouye, Ralph Neas, and Mike Masaoka because she was very familiar with the legislative process.

Uyehara sent information "vernaculars" to newspapers and newsletter organizations in New York and Los Angeles as well as the Pacific Citizen, so that people could see progress taking place within the redress effort. She urged people to initiate contacts in states like Florida and North Carolina to ensure votes were not lost. If an area had lower numbers of Japanese American constituents, she would ask different contacts to support the redress effort and lobby congress to vote for it. She also used her existing relationships with the American Friends Service Committee, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Jewish war veterans, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of B'nai B'irth and the American Jewish Committee. Greatly aided by her efforts, the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 was passed. It issued a formal apology from the government and $20,000 to each surviving incarceree. This act also required monuments, museums, and classrooms to teach the history of Japanese American incarceration so similar discrimination would never happen again to others.

After redress was passed, Uyehara was still actively involved in community organizing. She chaired the JACL Legacy Fund campaign, which raised over $5 million to support other JACL programs. She engaged with the Japanese House and Garden in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park, speaking at educational engagements about redress and organizing efforts for residents in her retirement community through the Diversity Committee and the Mental Health Committee. She also helped coordinate the Philadelphia area fundraising effort for the National Japanese American Memorial Foundation. In addition, she enjoyed spending more time with family, gardening, and playing the piano.

In 2014, Uyehara was honored by Asian Americans United with its Standing Up for Justice Award. Uyehara passed away on June 22, 2014, at Virtual Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Japanese Americans remember Uyehara for her effectiveness and dedication as an activist, community leader, and the mother of Redress. Her experiences of being discriminated against and having to work to support the family at a young age sensitized her to the plight of working women and the economically disadvantaged. This greatly informed her service not only for Japanese Americans, but for all communities in America.

Sources

Susan Nakaoka. "Nisei Political Activists: The Stories of Five Japanese American Women Master of Arts., (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1999) found in Grayce Uyehara Papers, Box 1, Folder N, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Gammage, Jeff. "Grayce Uyehara, fought for interned Japanese-Americans." The Philadelphia Inquirer, https://www.inquirer.com/philly/obituaries/20140624_Grayce_Uyehara fought_for_interned_Japanese-Americans.html June 23, 2014. Last Accessed March 18, 2019.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Archives Center in 2019 by Paul M. Uyehara.
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The collection is open for research use.
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Citation:
Grayce Uyehara Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1480
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Senate of Scientists Oral History Interviews

Creator::
Senate of Scientists Project (National Museum of Natural History)  Search this
Extent:
19 audiotapes (Reference copies). 16 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Transcripts
Date:
1975
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conducts interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also interviews conducted by researchers or students on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

The Senate of Scientists Project was conducted at the suggestion of W. Donald Duckworth and with the support of then-chairman Erle G. Kauffman, to document the role of the Senate in the history of the National Museum of Natural History and the Institution.
Descriptive Entry:
In 1975-1976, at the suggestion of W. Donald Duckworth, and with the support of then-chairman Erle G. Kauffman, the Smithsonian historian Pamela M. Henson conducted a series of ten interviews of senate officers about the history of the Senate of Scientists. The interviews document the formation of the Senate, contributions of its leaders, its activities from 1963 to 1976, and they provide an overview of its role in the museum and the Institution. Interviewees were: Richard S. Boardman, Martin A. Buzas, W. Donald Duckworth, Clifford Evans, Jr., Gordon G. Gibson, W. Duane Hope, Erle G. Kauffman, Porter M. Kier, Saul H. Riesenberg, and Clyde F. E. Roper. Boxes 1-10 contain transcripts of the interviews and cassette and digital audio copies of the original reel-to-reel recordings, which are in security storage. The interview consists of approximately 16.5 hours of tape, 563 pages of transcript, 16 digital audio files, and occupies 0.5 cubic feet of shelf space.

The recording of the interview of Richard S. Boardman may not be used without the written permission of Richard S. Boardman, or his heirs or assigns. The Clyde F. E. Roper interview has not been deeded to Smithsonian Institution Archives and cannot be used with the written permission of Clyde F. E. Roper or his heirs or assigns.

The Clyde F. E. Roper interview has not yet been accessioned into the Smithsonian Oral History Collection. Permission to use the draft transcript or recording must be secured from Clyde F. E. Roper or his heirs or assigns.
Historical Note:
In 1963, a Senate of Scientists was formed to represent professional concerns of the scientific research staff of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) at the Smithsonian Institution. Molded on faculty senates in universities, the senate was structured to function as a trouble-shooter and source of collective opinion outside normal administrative channels. The executive arm of the senate is the council which manages the day-to-day activities and consists of a chairman, chairman-elect, secretary, and one councilor elected by each curatorial department. Full membership in the senate is restricted to scientists employed by the NMNH, but associate membership is extended to research associates of the museum and to scientists located in the museum but employed by related agencies, such as the United States Department of Agriculture and United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

When an issue arises that the senate deems is in need of attention, membership is polled for opinions, and the council forwards a report and/or recommendation to the appropriate administrator. Significant issues addressed by the senate include library service, publication policies, off-Mall storage and curatorial facilities, technical assistance, program offices, automated data processing facilities, and funding for systematics research. The senate has fostered lines of communication between Institution administrators and the non-administrative scientific staff. In addition, the senate has served as a stimulus to collegiality within the museum, through its "field guide to curators," seminars, teas, and dinner forums.
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Restricted. The interviews with Clyde F. Roper do not have tape or transcript prefaces. Researchers may submit a written request to interviewee, heirs or assigns for written permission to use the tape or transcript. The tapes (not the transcripts) of the Richard S. Boardman interviews may not be reproduced, either in whole or in part, except as may be needed for the Smithsonian Institution Archives without Boardman's permission. Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9508, Senate of Scientists Project (National Museum of Natural History), Senate of Scientists Oral History Interviews
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Record Unit 9508
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SK-V Persien

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (30 pages), 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1923
Scope and Contents:
- SK-5 is the fifth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Persepolis (Iran).
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch V: Persien, 1923"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: left) record of temperatures for 8 days, Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 1923; right) sketch plan of the Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius)], [see FSA A.6 05.0886]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Pahlavi inscription [on southern wall of main hall, eastern jamb of central doorway, Sasanian inscription of the time of Shapur II, Middle Persian version], [9.12.1923], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1979; FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) Pahlavi inscriptions; right) Arabic inscription of Abu Kalinjar, 418 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) [on southern doorway of main hall], [Arabic] inscription, [in Kufic script], of Baha al-daulah, 392 H.; right) start of one of Adud al-daulah 344 H. (completed on following page), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: [on southern doorway of main hall], [Arabic] inscription, [in Kufic script], of Adud al-daulah, 344 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: three Arabic Inscriptions, [in Kufic script, on west wall of middle portico]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) inscription of Imad al-din, Hazarasp, of 444 H.; right) European [travelers] graffiti."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "left) vicinity of Shiraz (Iran)], Band-i Amir and Nagare Khaneh: column bases; right) Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscription of 562 H. of Abu'l Fawaris."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: [Arabic] inscriptions of 648 H and 668 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: inscription of 773 H. of Abu Yazid (Shah Shuja')."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: [Arabic] inscriptions of 773 H. (Abu Yazid) and 826 H. (Ibrahim Sultan)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: three Arabic inscriptions: 1) Aqqoyunlu [eight lines in Naskhi script, on window inside southern hall]; 2) 773 H.; 3) 826 H. (Ibrahim Sultan); English [travelers] graffiti."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: two [Arabic] inscriptions, [in Kufic script]: 1) undated, 2) 366 H.; Hebrew inscription; European [travelers] graffiti, including British mission of 1820."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [eastern apartment]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 16 and 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [east section of main hall] and [balcony]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [central section of main hall] and [balcony]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [west section [of main hall] and [balcony]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 20 and 21 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [western apartment]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [portico]: measured plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [eastern stairway]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0884], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1649]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of area between Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)] and Terrace steps."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], palace on the deep Terrace [Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius)], [see FSA A.6 05.0886]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius)], north vestibule [portico] of south-east palace, [see FSA A.6 05.0886]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [measured] plan of Tetrapylon (?) [Tripylon (Council Hall)], [see FSA A.6 05.0889], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1638]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], "Gartenhalle" [(Hadish (Palace of Xerxes), Balcony)]: [elevation and section of wall with niches carved in bedrock], [see FSA A.6 05.0845], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2337; FSA A.6 04.GN.2339]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], "Gartenhalle" [Harem]: fragments of column and base."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan and elevation of staircase [southern stairway] from Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)] to deep Terrace, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1658; FSA A.6 04.GN.2335]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of staircase [western stairway] between Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)] and Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 32 to 35 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Palace 'H' (Palace of Artaxerxes) and south-west corner of the Terrace Complex]: measured sketches of terrace walls near Hadish and Tachara, [see FSA A.6 05.0851]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscriptions of 773 H. and of 826 H. (Ibrahim Sultan), [see FSA A.6 06.A026; FSA A.6 06.A026a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: left) Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscription of 316 H.; right) Main Gate [Gate of All Lands]: European [travelers] graffiti, mostly British."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of unfinished door in north, opposite Hundred-Column Hall [Unfinished Gate located in the north-east quadrant of the Terrace Complex], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2295; FSA A.6 04.GN.2296]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], fragments of capitals from Unfinished Gate."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 40 and 41 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Main Gate [Gate of All Lands]: measured plans of northern and southern halves, [see FSA A.6 05.0848; FSA A.6 05.0856; FSA A.6 05.0871; FSA A.6 05.0882], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1582; FSA A.6 04.GN.1583; FSA A.6 04.GN.2287]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Main Gate [Gate of All Lands]: Arabic inscription of 373 H. (?); European [travelers] graffiti, and details of capitals and columns."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan and profile of rock-cut [water] basin in front of Apadana, [see FSA A.6 05.0887], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2299]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [profiles of prehistoric] pottery, fragments from Main Gate [Gate of All Lands], [see FSA A.6 05.0661]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) [textile] design on costume of Darius; right) graffito of Ardashir I [pictorial graffito depicting Shapur i Papakan]; far right) note of 1931 on other graffiti in Haram attributed to Stakhr-Shah, [see FSA A.6 05.0962; FSA A.6 05.0962a], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1686; FSA A.6 04.GN.1765]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 46 to 47 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measured plan of main staircase of Terrace to Apadana [Apadana, north side, east wing and central section of ceremonial stairway], [see FSA A.6 05.0849; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1571; FSA A.6 04.GN.1586]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 48 to 49 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measured plan of main staircase of Terrace to Apadana [Apadana, north side, west wing of ceremonial stairway], [see FSA A.6 05.0852; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0273; FSA A.6 04.GN.1594]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 50 to 51 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [measured plan of Great Stairway to the Terrace Complex], [see FSA A.6 05.0853; FSA A.6 05.0856; FSA A.6 05.1468], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0401; FSA A.6 04.GN.1162; FSA A.6 04.GN.1578; FSA A.6 04.GN.1579; FSA A.6 04.GN.1580; FSA A.6 04.GN.1581]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 52 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Tachara (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscriptions (completed on following page)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 53 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], details of decoration on costume of Darius, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1687; FSA A.6 04.GN.1689; FSA A.6 04.GN.1690]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: left) plan of doors [north-west corner] of Terrace Complex; right) Arabic inscription of 881 H. (Aqqoyunlu), [10 lines in Naskhi script, on pillar inside southern hall] in Tachara (Palace of Darius), [see FSA A.6 06.A024]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 56 and 57 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], west vestibule [portico] of Apadana: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0852; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1621; FSA A.6 04.GN.2301; FSA A.6 04.GN.2307; FSA A.6 04.GN.2317]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 58, 59, and 60 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana: [location of] column bases of [audience hall] and of east vestibule [portico], [see FSA A.6 05.0849; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0986; FSA A.6 04.GN.1617; FSA A.6 04.GN.1624."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 05
Arrangement:
Sketchbooks, housed in document boxes and stored on shelves, are organized by Joseph Upton into 13 subject categories.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; SK-5

FSA A.06 02.01.05
Former Title or Title Variations:
Ernst Herzeld; Skizzenbuch V: Persien, 1923
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook title and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
"Ernst Herzfeld's years in Iran [Persia] from [February] 1923 to [the end of October] 1925 were made possible by a private company with limited liability called the Gesellschaft zur Förderung von Ausgrabungen und Forschungsreisen GmbH, which was founded in 1923. Its aim was to foster excavations and scientific expeditions in Asia and to publish the results. [...]. [Consequently] Herzfeld was able to travel freely in Iran and survey most major archaeological sites, including Pasargadae, Persepolis, and Kuh-e Khwaja, and develop for future excavations." [Jens Kröger, "Ernst Herzfeld and Friedrich Sarre", Ernst Herzfeld and the Development of Near Eastern Studies, 1900-1950. Edited by Ann Gunter and Stefan R. Hauser. Leiden: Brill, 2005. P.61 and P.64]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 02.01.05
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SK-VI Persien

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (30 pages), 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1923
Scope and Contents:
- SK-6 is the sixth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Persepolis (Iran).
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch VI: Persien, 1923"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], northern vorhalle [portico] of the Apadana: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0878]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [reconstruction of winged symbol with encircled figure of] Ahuramazda [inscribed in east jamb of eastern doorway of the southern wall] of Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall], [see FSA A.6 05.0904], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2350; FSA A.6 04.GN.2351]; sketch with color notes, fresh when unearthed; profiles of [campaniform] column bases of Apadana, [see FSA A.6 05.0986], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2314]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: drawings of niche, door, and window."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: plan of southern half, [see FSA A.6 05.0861]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: plan of northern half, [see FSA A.6 05.0861]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: plan of north vestibule [northern portico]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], column, lower base of capital from [Tripylon (Council Hall)]; [column base in northern portico] of Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2358]; [detail ornamentation on addorsed bull capital from Unfinished Gate], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2295]; masons' marks."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes], [east wall of main hall, south jamb of doorway], Cuneiform inscription [Xerxes trilingual inscription, XPe], on King's robe [royal garment] (a and b), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0402]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes, east wall of main hall, south jamb of doorway]: Cuneiform inscription [Xerxes trilingual inscription, XPe] (c) [on royal garment], and German verse on window."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of northern [apartments], [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0862]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of eastern [apartments], [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0862]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of western [apartments], [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0862]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Naqsh-i Rajab [(Iran)]: Pahlavi [middle Persian] and Greek inscriptions; monograms on caps, Crown prince's headdress, and three masons' marks."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of south vorhalle [south portico] and [main] hall, [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0886]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: sketched ends of three dagger sheathes, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1663]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: plan of terrace foundations and of fountain (section on preceeding page)."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of south tomb [Tomb of Artaxerxes II Mnemon] and details."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Topographical sketch of southern part of enclosure wall on the mountain, high up [possibly, low mounds marking the course of the north-east fortress wall]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], topographical sketch of northern end of enclosure wall on mountain [possibly, low mounds marking the course of the north-east fortress wall]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [Council Hall]: volutes [column, lower base of capital], [see FSA A.6 05.0857], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2359]; detail of relief of Darius and Xerxes."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: details of sculptures."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: details of sculptures [including sketched end of a dagger sheath]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [Council Hall]: left) costumes of two throne-bearers [on south jamb of eastern doorway of main hall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1643]; right) costumes of two throne-bearers [on north jamb of eastern doorway of main hall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1644]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Syrian and Hebrew inscriptions."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic and Hebrew graffiti; Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: palm tree and details on eastern stairway, [see FSA A.6 05.0899]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: column base; Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: palm tree, palmettes, and masons' marks, [see FSA A.6 05.0899]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)] (?), [Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius): on southern wall of main hall, eastern jamb of central doorway, Sasanian inscriptions of the time of Shapur II, Middle Persian version], copied in situ 9, XII, '23, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1979; FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [Council Hall]: [column] capital and base."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: [column] capital; Apadana: details of capital, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2361]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], east vorhalle [east portico] of Apadana: fragments of lion capitals."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: details of [reliefs of servants on one of the stairway], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0405; FSA A.6 04.GN.0984]; south-east palace [possibly Tachara (Palace of Darius)], [on one of the doorway of the main hall]: details of parasol, fly-switch and lotus."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: English [travelers] graffiti; Naqsh-i Rajab (Iran): lines of Pahlavi [middle Persian] inscription [of high priest Kartir]; Arabic Inscription of 826 H, [in Kufic script], [on window inside southern hall of the Tachara (Palace of Darius)]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 to 38 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana: details of figures [on ceremonial stairway with reliefs depicting tribute procession]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 39 to 46 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: details of [reliefs of] throne-bearers [on jambs of doorways in southern wall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2348; FSA A.6 04.GN.1628]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of north tomb [Tomb of Artaxerxes III Ochus], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1693]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of [Achaemenian] building, in plain, south-west of Terrace [Complex]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [campaniform column base]; notes on remains of other buildings in city area."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 50 and 53 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements of levels for general plan of area."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "Naqsh-i Rajab [(Iran)], sketch plan of location of Sasanian reliefs."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 55 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], European [travelers] graffiti."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 56 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], continuation of level measurements for plan."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 57 to 60 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], sections of sketch plan in area of Terrace [Complex]."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 06
Arrangement:
Sketchbooks, housed in document boxes and stored on shelves, are organized by Joseph Upton into 13 subject categories.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; SK-6

FSA A.06 02.01.06
Former Title or Title Variations:
Ernst Herzeld; Skizzenbuch VI: Persien, 1923
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook title and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
"Ernst Herzfeld's years in Iran [Persia] from [February] 1923 to [the end of October] 1925 were made possible by a private company with limited liability called the Gesellschaft zur Förderung von Ausgrabungen und Forschungsreisen GmbH, which was founded in 1923. Its aim was to foster excavations and scientific expeditions in Asia and to publish the results. [...]. [Consequently] Herzfeld was able to travel freely in Iran and survey most major archaeological sites, including Pasargadae, Persepolis, and Kuh-e Khwaja, and develop for future excavations." [Jens Kröger, "Ernst Herzfeld and Friedrich Sarre", Ernst Herzfeld and the Development of Near Eastern Studies, 1900-1950. Edited by Ann Gunter and Stefan R. Hauser. Leiden: Brill, 2005. P.61 and P.64]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
headgear  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Greek  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 02.01.06
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref7031

SK-VII Persien

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (30 pages), 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Persepolis (Iran)
Shīrāz (Iran)
Date:
1924
Scope and Contents:
- SK-7 is the seventh of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Persepolis (Iran), Shiraz (Iran), Guyum (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Hajiabad (Iran), Istakhr (Iran), Firuzabad (Iran), Sar Mashhad (Iran), Bishapur (Iran), Nurabad (Iran), Jinjun (Iran).
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch VII: Persien, 1924"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [west side of Terrace Complex]: measurements for plan of part of terrace between Apadana and Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)], [see FSA A.6 05.0851]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 2 and 3 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements for plan of buildings adjoining Tripylon (Council Hall), [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements of unfinished tomb, parapet blocks [(crenellations)], and mason's mark."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "left) [vicinity of] Shiraz [(Iran)]: [measured elevation] of [rock-hewn mihrab above Allahu Akbar Pass] with Arabic inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2648], [see FSA A.6 05.0216; FSA A.6 05.0371]; right) Mashriqain [(Iran)]: sarcophagus and niche, Arabic inscription, 828 H., [see FSA A.6 05.0371]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Guyum [(Iran)]: left) sketch figure of [Sasanian relief depicting standing] Bahram II, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2490; FSA A.6 04.GN.2491]; right) Arabic inscription 692 H. and wall decoration, Feb. 18, 1924."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Shiraz [(Iran)], plan and detail of Khatun [Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2656], [see FSA A.6 05.0371]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Shiraz [(Iran)]: ornamental detail at Shah Da'i [Shah Dai]; rosette and crown [of Narseh] in Sasanian reliefs and sketch plan of [tomb I, II, and III] at Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), [see FSA A.6 05.0984]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)]: left) [sketch] plan and elevation of [Sasanian reliefs depicting Bahram II among his family and courtiers], [see FSA A.6 05.0984]; top right) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription located in burial site with rock-cut cavities (astudans, astodans)]; bottom right) Kuh-i Girdelak (Iran): Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2673; FSA A.6 04.GN.2673a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Hajjiabad (Hajiabad) [(Iran)], Shah Sherwan: [reconstruction of] Pahlavi inscriptions (Pahlavik), [Middle Persian and Parthian versions, mentioning king Shapur I exploits in archery], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2666]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Hajjiabad (Hajiabad) [(Iran)], Shah Sherwan: [reconstruction of] Pahlavi Inscriptions (Parsik), [Middle Persian and Parthian versions, mentioning king Shapur I exploits in archery], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2665]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: plan of [south-east] gate, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2411; FSA A.6 04.GN.2412], [see FSA A.6 05.0826]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: topographical sketch, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2418], and inscriptions, Pahlavi and Arabic [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1991]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 to 17 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: [pencilled] plan and measurements of [medieval] mosque remains, [see FSA A.6 05.0836], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2413; FSA A.6 04.GN.2414]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: Arabic graffiti and section of [Achaemenid] column base [re-used in medieval mosque], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2413]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: plan and section of [Achaemenid] column base and capital [re-used in medieval mosque], [ see FSA A.6 05.1170], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2415; FSA A.6 04.GN.2416]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "left) end of Istakhr [medieval] mosque measurements; right) Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)], [on main hall, south jamb of eastern doorway]: [reconstruction of one the three lower registers picturing] throne bearers [(representatives of all nations of the empire)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1639; FSA A.6 04.GN.1641; FSA A.6 04.GN.1642]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 21, 22, and 23 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)], [on main hall, south jamb of eastern doorway]: [reconstruction of one the three lower registers picturing] throne bearers [(representatives of all nations of the empire)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1639; FSA A.6 04.GN.1641; FSA A.6 04.GN.1642]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: foreign [travelers] graffiti and sketch of [carvings of] palm tree ornaments [located on ceremonial staircases], [see FSA A.6 05.0899]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan and details of sculpture of [northwestern] end corner of Terrace [Complex], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2269; FSA A.6 04.GN.2270]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "left, Persepolis [(Iran)], north of city area [(possibly vicinity of Istakhr (Iran): a rock tomb [burial site with rock-cut cavities (astodans, astudans)], [see FSA A.6 05.1349], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2417; FSA A.6 04.GN.2418]; right) [sketches of flat relief], [see FSA A.6 05.0984]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], south city area: plan; detail of costume."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 28 and 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of the north [wall of Terrace Complex including outcrops of unwrought bedrock], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2269]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], north of city [(Terrace Complex)] area: measured sketch of Fratadara [male] figure and location [on east jamb of sculptured window], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2493]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [measured] sketch of Fratadara Queen [female figure], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2492]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Itinerary 3/19-21/1924, from Tiyun to Firuzabad."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "[vicinity of] Firuzabad [(Iran)], [Qal'a-ye Dokhtar, gorge of Tang-e Ab]: sketch, measurements [(topographical sketch and annotations on valley, bridge, rock relief, and iwan)], [see FSA A.6 05.0730]; Pahlavi inscription [of Mehr-Nerse, seven lines in Middle Persian language], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1977; FSA A.6 04.GN.2667; FSA A.6 04.GN.2668]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 to 37 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: plans of Ardashir's palace, [see FSA A.6 05.0752; FSA A.6 05.1434], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2433]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)], Kaleh-i Dukhtar [[Qal'a-ye Dokhtar]: measured plan [of Sasanian palace of Ardashir] I, [see FSA A.6 05.0715; FSA A.6 05.0716; FSA A.6 05.1436]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: left) four monograms [(coats of arms), drawn from rock reliefs depicting the victory of Ardashir over Artaban V], [see FSA A.6 05.0964]; right) fragment of Achaemenid column and measurements for Ardashir palace, [see FSA A.6 05.1202]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: left) masons' marks on "takht" [(Takht-i Nishin)], [see FSA A.6 05.0754]; center) measurements of tower [(tower-like Terbal)], [see FSA A.6 05.0753], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2445]; right) sketch of ornament from Imamzadeh Ja'far, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2657; FSA A.6 04.GN.2658]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: Stone ornaments from Imamzadeh Ja'far in Deh-i shahr and plan of column shaft, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2657; FSA A.6 04.GN.2658]; [Achaemenid column], [see FSA A.6 05.1202]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "left) Itinerary from Firuzabad to Dashtak Siyah; right) plan of Chahar Taq in Farrashband [valley], [near] Firuzabad [(Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.0723; FSA A.6 05.0723a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Itinerary from Farrashband to Qanatabagh; notes on Chahar Taqs."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "Castrum-type building [(military garisson)] in [Farashband valley] and ruin between Qanatabagh and Sar Mashhad [(Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.0344; FSA A.6 05.1380], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2305]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: left) details of figures [of headgears and hand gesture from Sasanian relief depicting king Bahram II in heroic combat], [see FSA A.6 05.0984], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2488]; right) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 34-46, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 16-33, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: left) sketch plan of building, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2452; FSA A.6 04.GN.2453]; right) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 1-16, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 39-59, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: bottom) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 33-38, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]; top) two sketched plans of building."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "itinerary from Sar Mashhad to Tang-i Chikan, April 1-3, 1924."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 51 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: notes on largest relief [Sasanian reliefs, in two horizontal registers, depicting a presumably seated Shapur II and tribute procession]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 52 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: left) Pahlavi inscription [(Middle Persian inscription)] of Bahram I (Narseh) [above Sasanian relief showing the investiture of Bahram I by the God Ahura Mazda (Hormizd)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3162]; right) foreign [travelers] graffiti on statue in cave [of Shapur I (Mundan cave)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1803]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 53 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: left) plan [position] of reliefs [Sasanian relief depicting the triumph of Shapur I over Valerian with groups of cavalry and infantry saluting the King]; right) cistern, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2459; FSA A.6 04.GN.2460; FSA A.6 04.GN.2461]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 54 and 57 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: notes and sketches of details of individual figures [Sasanian reliefs, in five horizontal registers, depicting the triumph of Shapur I over Roman emperors], [see FSA A.6 05.0984], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2792; FSA A.6 04.GN.3176]; Itinerary from Shapur to Nurabad."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 58 reads, "Nurabad [(Iran)]: Arabic inscription of Imamzadeh Dar ahani with sketch of door; sketch of throne foot from Bahram relief at Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.0984]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 59 reads, "Nurabad [(Iran)], [Ruins of] Mil-i Azhdaha [tower]: plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0741], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1757]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 60 reads, "Jinjun [(Iran)]: plan and elevation of column base, [see FSA A.6 05.1182], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2184; FSA A.6 04.GN.2185]."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1924: Sketchbook 07
Arrangement:
Sketchbooks, housed in document boxes and stored on shelves, are organized by Joseph Upton into 13 subject categories.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; SK-7

FSA A.06 02.01.07
Former Title or Title Variations:
Ernst Herzeld; Skizzenbuch VII: Persien, 1924
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook title and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
"Ernst Herzfeld's years in Iran [Persia] from [February] 1923 to [the end of October] 1925 were made possible by a private company with limited liability called the Gesellschaft zur Förderung von Ausgrabungen und Forschungsreisen GmbH, which was founded in 1923. Its aim was to foster excavations and scientific expeditions in Asia and to publish the results. [...]. [Consequently] Herzfeld was able to travel freely in Iran and survey most major archaeological sites, including Pasargadae, Persepolis, and Kuh-e Khwaja, and develop for future excavations." [Jens Kröger, "Ernst Herzfeld and Friedrich Sarre", Ernst Herzfeld and the Development of Near Eastern Studies, 1900-1950. Edited by Ann Gunter and Stefan R. Hauser. Leiden: Brill, 2005. P.61 and P.64]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
headgear  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Inscriptions, Parthian  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 02.01.07
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 2: Sketchbooks / 2.1: Persien
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Alan Harwood Papers

Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
27 Linear feet (60 boxes, 2 manuscript folders), 8 sound recordings, 35 computer disks, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder, 1 map drawer)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Chinese Americans  Search this
Irish Americans  Search this
Jamaican Americans  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilms
Sound recordings
Photographic prints
Field notes
Place:
Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Boston (Mass.)
Mbeya Region (Tanzania)
Date:
circa 1940s-2001
bulk 1953-2001
Summary:
Alan Harwood is a Professor Emeritus at University of Massachusetts, Boston in the Anthropology Department. Trained in social anthropology he has studied illness and healing in Tanzania and communities in New York City and Boston. Harwood was the founding editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly (new series, 1986-1991) and series editor of Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology (1999-2004) The bulk of this collection is composed of Alan Harwood's 1962-1964 ethnographic research among the Safwa in Tanzania (then known as Tanganyika); his research on health beliefs and medical practices of residents in a low-income area of the Bronx, New York (1967-1970); and his research in Boston, Massachusetts on different ethnic groups' conceptions of health (1994-1995). Also among his papers are materials from his involvement in the Centers for Disease Control and American Anthropological Association (AAA) Workgroup on "The Use of Race & Ethnicity as Scientific Categories" at the 1994 AAA meeting.
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of the collection is composed of Alan Harwood's ethnographic research among the Safwa in Tanzania (then known as Tanganyika); his research on health beliefs and medical practices of residents in a low-income area of the Bronx, New York; and his research in Boston, Massachusetts on different ethnic groups' conceptions of health. The few photographs in the collection are aerial views of Isyesye, where he conducted his Safwa research, and images from Utengule taken by White Fathers and dating from the 1940s. The collection also contains Harwood's linguistic recordings of Kimalila and of Kisafwa and Kinyiha spoken in various dialects. In addition, the collection contains sound recordings of Safwa ceremonies and an audio letter from Harold Conklin, Mario Bick, Georgeda Buchbinder Bick, and Michiko Takaki. Also among his papers are his correspondence as the editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly and of Ethnicity and Medical Care; materials from his involvement in the Centers for Disease Control and American Anthropological Association (AAA) Workgroup on "The Use of Race & Ethnicity as Scientific Categories" at the 1994 AAA meeting; and letters of recommendation (restricted until 2056) that Harwood wrote for students and colleagues. In addition, the collection contains Harwood's course notes as an undergraduate student at Harvard and as a graduate student at University of Michigan and Columbia University. The collection also contains Harwood's research notes on North Luzon as Conklin's student research assistant at Columbia University. Harwood's correspondence is spread throughout the collection and filed by project. Among his notable correspondents are Harold Conklin and Joseph Greenberg. Their letters can be found with the Safwa materials.
Arrangement:
Arranged into 8 series: (1) Safwa Research, 1961-1970; (2) Bronx Research, 1957-1986; (3) Boston Research, 1993-1996; (4) Professional Activities, 1975-2001; (5) Student Files, 1953-1962; (6) Microfilm; (7) Photographs, circa 1940s & 1963; (8) Sound Recordings, 1962-1964
Biographical/Historical note:
Alan Harwood was born on March 20, 1935 in Tarrytown, New York. He earned his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in Social Relations from Harvard University in 1957 and attended the London School of Economics on a one year fellowship the following year. When he returned to the United States, he began his graduate studies in anthropology at the University of Michigan, earning his M.A. in 1960. He went on to Columbia University for his doctorate, which he was awarded in 1967.

Under a pre-doctoral fellowship funded by the Social Science Research Council, Harwood conducted ethnographic research on the Safwa of the southwestern region of Tanganyika (now known as Tanzania). From September 1962 to 1964, Harwood carried out his research mainly in the village of Isyesye, near Mbeya, Southern Highlands Region. At the time, witchcraft accusations were common, and it thus became the subject of his dissertation, Witchcraft, Sorcery, and Social Categories among the Safwa, later published in 1970.

In 1967, Harwood was hired by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center (formerly called the Neighborhood Medical Care Demonstration) in Bronx, New York. From 1967 to 1970, he directed a study on the health, illness, and medical beliefs and practices of residents in a low-income area of the south Bronx. One of the articles produced from this research was Harwood's "The Hot-Cold Theory of Disease: Implications for Treatment of Puerto Rican Patients" (1971). Harwood also looked at spiritism among the Puerto Rican community, which led to his publication, Rx: Spiritist as Needed: A Study of a Puerto Rican Community Mental Health Resource (1977).

From 1994 to 1995, Harwood was the co-principal investigator of a study conducted under the Tufts New England Medical Center on conceptions of health and well-being among 4 ethnic groups in Boston: African Americans, Mandarin-speaking Chinese Americans, Irish Americans, and Puerto Ricans. Harwood led the group studying Irish Americans.

In addition to his research, Harwood was the founding editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly (new series, 1986-1991) and series editor of Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology (1999-2004) and of Studies in Medical Anthropology (2004-2006). He also edited Ethnicity and Medical Care (1981), a book geared towards health professionals.

In 1971, Harwood spent a year in New Zealand as a visiting senior lecturer at the University of Auckland. From 1972 to 2002, he was a professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. During his tenure, he also served as adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology (1993-2002) and as associate dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Arts and Sciences (1998-2001). In addition, he was a lecturer in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School (1992-present).

In 1982, Harwood was honored with the Wellcome Medal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland for Research in Anthropology as Applied to Medical Problems. He is also a Fellow of the American Anthropological Association and of the Society for Applied Anthropology.
Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medical anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Microfilms
Sound recordings
Photographic prints
Field notes
Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2006-25
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Alan Harwood Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Computer Oral History Collection

Creator:
Blanch, Gertrude  Search this
Bloch, Richard M.  Search this
Bradburn, James  Search this
Brainerd, John G.  Search this
Brown, George W.  Search this
Brown, Gordon S.  Search this
Buchholz, Werner  Search this
Burns, Robert  Search this
Atanasoff, John V.  Search this
Atchison, William  Search this
Auerbach, Issac  Search this
Bartik, Jean  Search this
Bauer, William  Search this
Beek, Allan  Search this
Bernstein, Mort  Search this
Bigelow, Julian  Search this
Coleman, [Ichel?]  Search this
Cohen, I. Bernhard  Search this
Computer History Forum.  Search this
COT Meeting.  Search this
Coombs, John  Search this
Crawford, Perry O.  Search this
Couret, Lynn  Search this
Campbell, Robert V.  Search this
Campaigne, Howard  Search this
Cannon, Edward  Search this
Canning, R.G.  Search this
Clem, Mary  Search this
Cass, James  Search this
CODASYL Meeting.  Search this
Clippinger, Richard F.  Search this
MIT Club Talks (Brown & Wiener).  Search this
Andrews, Ernest G.  Search this
American Federation of Information Processing Societies  Search this
Alt, Franz  Search this
Alrich, John  Search this
Association for Computing Machinery.  Search this
Association for Computing Machinery, 8/14/72  Search this
Argonne National Laboratories R.  Search this
Allard, Gerry  Search this
Aiken, Howard  Search this
Adams, Charles  Search this
Acton, Forman  Search this
Halstead, Maurice H.  Search this
Harmon, Leon  Search this
Harvey, Samuel  Search this
Hazen, Dean Harold  Search this
Gruenberger, Fred  Search this
Gunning, William  Search this
Hagen, Glenn E.  Search this
Hall, W.  Search this
Greenwald, Irwin  Search this
Greenwarld, Sidney  Search this
Griswold, Ralph E.  Search this
Grosch, Herbert R. J.  Search this
Goheen, Harry E.  Search this
Good, I.J.  Search this
Goteib, C.C.  Search this
Granholm, Jackson  Search this
Israel, David R.  Search this
Huskey, Harry D.  Search this
Kates, Josef  Search this
Juncosa, Mario  Search this
Householder, Alston S.  Search this
Horwitz, Bernhard R.  Search this
Hurd, Cuthbert R.  Search this
Howard, Bernard  Search this
Hopper, Grace Murray, 1906- (mathematician)  Search this
Holbrook, Bernard  Search this
Horner, Joseph  Search this
Horn, Robert J.  Search this
Herold, Henry  Search this
Herget, Paul  Search this
Holberton, Betty  Search this
Hertz, Ted  Search this
Elkins, Harold  Search this
Estrin, Gerald  Search this
Edwards, Walt  Search this
Elbourn, Robert  Search this
Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995  Search this
Eddy, Robert Philip  Search this
Downey, William  Search this
Eckdahl, Donald  Search this
Dodd, Stephen  Search this
Dotts, Richard D.  Search this
Dietzhold, Robert  Search this
Dimsdale, Bernard  Search this
Desch, Joseph  Search this
Dickinson, Arthur H.  Search this
Curtiss, John H.  Search this
Dederick, [Louis?] S.  Search this
Glazer? T.  Search this
Givens, Wallace  Search this
Gill, Stanley  Search this
Geisler, Murray  Search this
Garrison, Ken  Search this
Frankel, Stanley  Search this
Forrester, Jay W.  Search this
Forrest, Cameron B.  Search this
Forbes, George  Search this
Fenaughty, Alfred L.  Search this
Fein, Louis  Search this
Feign, David  Search this
Farrand, William R.  Search this
Fall Joint Computer Conference, 12/6/72.  Search this
Fall Joint Computer Conference, 11/17/71.  Search this
Everett, Robert  Search this
Nelson, Eldred  Search this
Neisius, Vincent  Search this
Northrop, John  Search this
Neovius, G.  Search this
Parker, R.D.  Search this
Palevsky, Max  Search this
Phelps, Byron R.  Search this
Patrick, Robert  Search this
Pickrell, D.  Search this
Phister, Montgomery  Search this
Pollmyer, R.  Search this
Polachek, Harry  Search this
Quady, Emmett  Search this
Postley, John A. R.  Search this
Rajchman, Jan  Search this
Ream, Norman  Search this
Reed, Irving S.  Search this
Rees, Mina  Search this
Rhodes, Ida  Search this
Rice, Rex  Search this
Rochester, Nathaniel  Search this
Rogers, Jim  Search this
Rogers, Stanley  Search this
Rosenberg, Milton  Search this
Rosenthal, Paul R.  Search this
Rubinoff, Morris R.  Search this
Salzer, John M.  Search this
Samuel, Arthur L. R.  Search this
Sarkissian, Harold  Search this
Schuette, Roger  Search this
Serrell, Robert R.  Search this
King, Paul  Search this
Kilpatrick, Lester  Search this
Killian, James  Search this
Kaufold, Leroy R.  Search this
Lanzarotta, Sandy R.  Search this
Kreuder, Norman L.  Search this
Korn, Irving  Search this
Kirsch, Russell  Search this
Lovell, Clarence A.  Search this
Lehmer, Derrick H.  Search this
Legvold, Sam  Search this
Larson, Harry  Search this
Martin, Richard R.  Search this
Marden, Ethel  Search this
Madden, Don R.  Search this
Lowe, John  Search this
McPherson, John C.  Search this
Mendelson, Jerry  Search this
Mason, Daniel R.  Search this
Mauchly, John R.  Search this
Michel, J.G.L. R.  Search this
Miller, Frederick G.  Search this
Menzel, Donald H.  Search this
Metropolis, Nicholas C.  Search this
Mitchell, Joel  Search this
MITRE Meeting.  Search this
Mills, Roger L.  Search this
Morton, Paul  Search this
Mumford, Louis  Search this
Mock, Owen  Search this
Morse, Philip B.  Search this
Wilkinson, James H. R.  Search this
Wilkes, Maurice R.  Search this
Wizenbaum, Joe  Search this
Williams, Charles  Search this
Wieselman, Irving  Search this
Wiener, Robert  Search this
Wild, Arthur  Search this
Wieser, C. Robert  Search this
Wrench, John W. R.  Search this
Woodger, Michael  Search this
Yowell, E.C. R.  Search this
Youtz, Pat  Search this
Woo, Way Dong  Search this
Wolfe, Philip  Search this
Woodbury, William R.  Search this
Wood, Ben D.  Search this
Zemanek, Heinz  Search this
Zuse, Konrad  Search this
Smagorinsky, Joseph  Search this
Slutz, Ralph R.  Search this
Skramstad, Harold R.  Search this
Skillman, Sherwood R.  Search this
SIAM/SIGNUM Meeting.  Search this
SIAM-72.  Search this
SHARE XXXVIII.  Search this
SHARE Meeting for Pioneers.  Search this
Taylor, Norman  Search this
Tanaka, David  Search this
Strong, Jack  Search this
Stibitz, George  Search this
Steele, Floyd G. R.  Search this
Sprague, Richard E.  Search this
Snyder, Samuel  Search this
Smith, Charles V.L.  Search this
TV Program KQED.  Search this
Uncapher, Keith  Search this
Torfeh, Mark  Search this
Travis, Irven  Search this
Todd-Tausskky, Olga  Search this
Tomash, Erwin  Search this
Toben, Gregory  Search this
Todd, John  Search this
Wheeler, R.J.  Search this
Whirlwind Discussion.  Search this
Ware, Willis H.  Search this
Wegstein, Joseph Henry  Search this
Wagner, Frank  Search this
Wang, An R.  Search this
von Hippel, Arthur  Search this
von Neumann, John  Search this
Armer, Paul, 1924- (computer technician)  Search this
Rabinow, Jacob, 1910-  Search this
Source:
Computers, Information and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Computers, Information and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
43.5 Cubic feet (158 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Oral history
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Interviews
Date:
1969-1973, 1977
Summary:
The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 43.5 cubic feet of material documenting the development of the computer.
ABC -- Atanasoff-Berry Computer

ACE -- Automatic Computing Engine

ACM -- Association for Computing Machinery

ALGOL -- ALGOLrithmic Language

ALWAC -- Axel Wenner-Gren Automatic Computer

ARPA -- Advanced Research Projects Agency

BACAIC -- Boeing Airplane Company Algebraic Interpretative Computing System

BARK -- Binar Automatisk Rela Kalkylator

BINAC -- Binary Automatic Computer

BIZMAC -- Business Machine

BMEW -- Ballistic Missile Early Warning (System)

BUIC -- Back-up Interceptor Control

CADAC -- Cambridge Digital Automatic Computer

CALDIC -- California Digital Computer

CEC -- Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation

CEIR -- Council for Economic and Industry Research

COBOL -- Common Business-Oriented Language

CODASYL -- Conference on Data Systems Languages

CONAC -- Continental Automatic Command

COMTRAN -- Commercial Translator

CPC -- Card Programmed Calculator

CRC -- Computer Response Corporation

DARPA -- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DINA -- Digital Network Analyzer

DDA -- Digital Differential Analyzer

EDSAC -- Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator

EDVAC -- Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer

EAM -- Electric [or Electronic] Accounting Machines [or Methods]

ENIAC -- Electronic Numerical Integrator and Automatic Computer

ERA -- Engineering Research Associates

ERMA -- Electronic Recording and Machine Accounting

FADAC -- Field Artillery Data Computer

FSQ -- Fixed Special eQuipment

IAS -- Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton University)

ICBM -- Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

ILLIAC -- Illinois Automatic Computer

INTERCOM -- Intercommunication System (Programming Language)

JOHNNIAC -- John [von Neumann's ] Integrator and Automatic Computer

JOSS -- Johnniac [John's Integrator and Automatic Computer] Open Shop System

LARK -- Livermore Atomic Research Computer

LAS -- Laboratories of Applied Science

LGP -- Librascope

MAC -- Magnetic Automatic Calculator/Multiple Access Computer

MADDIDA -- Magnetic Drum Digital Differential Analyzer

MAGIC -- Machine for Automatic Graphics Interface to a Computer

MANIAC -- Mathematical Analyzer, Numerical Integrator, and Computer

MIDAC -- Michigan [University of] Digital Automatic Computer

MIDSAC -- Michigan [University of} Digital Special Automatic Computer

MINAC -- Minimal Automatic Computer

MIT -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MITRE -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Establishment

MX -- Missile, Experimental

NATDAN -- North American Digital Anaylzer

NATPAC -- North American Programmed Automatic Computer

NDRC -- National Defense Research Committee [of Office of Scientific Research and Development, World War II]

NELIAC -- Naval Electronics Laboratory International Algebraic Compiler

NORC -- Naval Ordnance Research Calculator [or computer] [Naval Ordnance Proving Ground]

NTDS -- Naval Tactical Data Systems

ONR -- Office of Naval Research

ORACLE -- Oak Ridge Automatic Computer and Logical Engine

ORDVAC -- Ordnance Discrete Variable Automatic Computer [AEC]

OSRD -- Office of Standard Reference Data [National Bureau of Standards]

PACT -- Project for the Advancement of Coding Techniques

QUAC -- Quadratic Arc Computer

RAMAC -- Random Access Memory Accounting Machine

RAYDAC -- Raytheon Digital Automatic Computer

REAC -- Reeves Electronic Analog Computer

RECOMP -- Reliable COMPuter

RESISTOR -- Reusable Surface Insulation Stresses [NASA computer program]

SCERT -- Systems and Computer Evaluation Review Technique

SCM -- Smith Corona Merchant

SEAC -- U.S. Bureau of Standards Eastern Automatic Computer

SHARE -- Society to Help Avoid Redundant Effort

SHOT -- Society for the History of Technology

SIAM -- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

SILLIAC -- Sydney [version of the ] Illiac

SIMSCRIPT -- Simulation Script

SNOBOL -- String-Oriented Symbolic Language

SSEC -- Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator

SUBROC -- Submarine Rocket

SWAC -- U.S. Bureau of Standards Western Automatic Computer

TPM -- Tape Processing Machine

UDEC -- United Digital Electronic Computer

UNIVAC -- Universal Automatic Computer

WEIZAC -- Weizmann Automatic Computer [at Weizmann Institute]

WISC -- Wisconsin Integrally Synchronized Computer
NT=No Transcript

R=Restricted
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into six series.

Series 1: Transcripts, 1967-1973, 1977

Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1922-1974

Series 3: Patents, 1940-1973

Series 4: John Vincent Atanasoff's Materials, 1927-1968

Series 5: Audio Tapes, 1967-1974, 1977

Series 6: Video Tapes, 1968-1972
Biographical / Historical:
The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer. The project collected taped oral interviews with individuals who figured prominently in developing or advancing the computer field and supplemental written documentation--working papers, reports, drawings, and photographs. The AFIPS provided the "seed" money to support the project and to aid the Smithsonian with its expenditures. Interviews were conducted by I.B. Cohen, A. Dettinger, Bonnie Kaplan, Elizabeth Luebbert, William Luebbert, Robina Mapstone, Richard Mertz, Uta Merzbach, and Henry Tropp. In some instances, the audio tapes and/or transcripts are not "formal" interviews, but rather moderated panel discussions/meetings, or lectures delivered by interviewees.
Related Materials:
The Archives Center contains several "computer" related collections:

American National Standards Institute, 1969-1979

Association for Computing Machinery Collection, 1958-1978 (Washington, D.C., Chapter)

N.W. Ayer Advertsing Agency Records, 1889-1972

Paul Armer Collection, 1949-1970

Robert G. Chamberlain Numerical Control Collection, 1954-1984

J. Childs Numerical Control Collection, 1952-1970

Computer Standards Collection, 1958-1978

Computer World Smithsonian Awards Collection, 1989-2001

Data Processing Digest Collection, 1955-1974

Max Holland Machine Tool Industry Collection, c. 1941-1990

Grace Murray Hopper Collection, 1944-1965

Information Age Exhibition Records, 1979-1990

Institute for Advanced Study Computer Project Records, 1950-1957

Instrument Society of America Collection, 1911-1969

Odex I Walking Robot Collection, 1973-1986

Jacob Rabinow Papers, 1910-1917; 1947-1990

Terry M. Sachs Collection, 1965-1969

Scientists and Inventors Portrait File, c. 1950-1980

Share Numerical Analysis Project Records, 1964-1970

SHARE Records, c. 1954-1984

Cliff Shaw papers, c. 1954-1985

Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Records, 1956-1992

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, c. 1754-1965

Whirlwind I Computer Collection, 1945-1959

B.H. Worsley, 1946-1959

Within the National Museum of American History there are other related collections that may be found in the Division of Medicine and Science. These collections contain both artifacts and documents. Artifacts include: digital computing machines, automatic digital computers and electronic calculators, logic devices, card and tape processors, slide rules, integrators and integraphs, harmonic analyzers and synthesizers, differential analyzers, other analog computing devices, space measurement and representation, time measurement, and combination space and time measurement. Documentation includes the Electronic Computers History Collection and the Mathematical Devices History Collection. Photographs and video materials can also be found. The Smithsonian Institution Archives contains administrative documentation regarding the Computer History Project.
Provenance:
The Computer Oral History Collection was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 and was concluded in 1973. This collection was transferred to the Archives Center in approximately 1986 from the Division of Information, Technology & Society, formerly known as the Division of Electricity.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Reference copies do not exist for all of the audio. Use of these materials requires special arrangement with the audiovisual archivist.

Original audio tapes are stored offsite. Contact repository for details.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Scientists  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Computers  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Mathematicians  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Oral history
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Citation:
Computer Oral History Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0196
See more items in:
Computer Oral History Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0196
Online Media:

Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Crustacea  Search this
Extent:
41.50 cu. ft. (83 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1908-1979
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the curatorial staff of the Division of Crustacea, 1965-1979, and its predecessor, the Division of Marine Invertebrates, 1908-1965. Most of the correspondence dates from 1937, with a small amount created before that date. A few photographs and manuscripts are included in the records and are noted in the folder listing. The correspondence concerns the identification, exchange, and distribution of specimens; collecting work and expeditions; the publication of manuscripts; professional activities; and museum and divisional administration. Subjects of special interest that are documented in the correspondence include several Arctic expeditions conducted by Robert A. Bartlett, 1925-1935; the proposed Pacific Islands Scientific Expedition under the auspices of the National Geographic Society and the University of Virginia, 1939-1940; Smithsonian participation on the Pacific Science Board of the National Research Council, 1953; the United States Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940; and special research conducted by the Division as part of the Smithsonian war effort, circa 1941-1945.

Curators represented by correspondence in these records include Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, Curator, 1920-1947; Clarence R. Shoemaker, Assistant and Associate Curator, 1921-1944; Mildred S. Wilson, Assistant Curator, 1944-1946; Fenner A. Chace, Jr., Curator, 1946-1963; Paul Louis Illg, Associate Curator, 1947-1952; Frederick Merkle Bayer, Assistant and Associate Curator, 1947-1961; Thomas E. Bowman, Assistant and Associate Curator, 1954- ; Charles E. Cutress, Jr., Associate Curator and Curator, 1961-1965; Marian H. Pettibone, Associate Curator, 1963-1965; Raymond B. Manning, Associate Curator and Curator, 1963- ; David L. Pawson, Associate Curator, 1964-1965; Meredith Leam Jones, Associate Curator, 1964-1965; W. Duane Hope, Associate Curator, 1964-1965; J. Laurens Barnard, Associate Curator and Curator, 1964- ; Roger F. Cressey, Jr., Associate Curator and Curator, 1965- ; and Louis S. Kornicker, Associate Curator and Curator, 1965- .
Historical Note:
The Division of Crustacea was established on July 1, 1965, as a result of an administrative reorganization in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Prior to that time, the national collection of crustacea was under the care of the Division of Marine Invertebrates. For administrative histories of the Division of Marine Invertebrates and the Department of Invertebrate Zoology see Record Units 233 and 249 respectively.
Topic:
Crustacea  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 307, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Crustacea, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 307
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Leonard P. Hirsch Federal Globe Records

Creator:
Hirsch, Leonard P., 1955-2015  Search this
Federal GLOBE  Search this
Extent:
4.15 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Financial records
Newsletters
Photographs
Printed material
Date:
1985-2015, undated
bulk 1995-2015
Summary:
Papers of Leonard P. Hirsch, founder of Federal GLOBE, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender employee advocacy group for the federal government. Hirsch was also the founder of the Smithsonian Institution's chapter of Federal GLOBE. Papers include organizational material as well as newsletters, educational, and lobbying materials. There is a small amount of personal material for Hirsch and his husband Kristian Fauchald.
Scope and Contents:
The Leonard P. Hirsch Federal GLOBE Records, 1985-2015, undated, contains materials related to Federal GLOBE and chapters of Federal GLOBE. The papers include correspondence, e-mail, publications, financial records, newsletters, photographs, two cassette tapes, one video tape, and computer floppy discs. The papers also include material from individuals and groups that opposed expanded rights for LGBT persons within the federal government and society. The papers also contain one of Hirsch's day books and memorial service memorabilia for Hirsch and his partner Fauchald. These papers include very little to no personal material or material relating to Hirsch's work with the Smithsonian Institution's Office of International Relations and no material relating to Fauchald's work with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.

The collection is organized in six series.

Series 1: Organizational Records, 1985-2014, undated, includes correspondence, e-mail, election ballots and materials, founding documents and related materials, financial and fundraising materials, papers related to individual cases of discrimination, copies of legal documents relating to LGBT related cases, National Coming Out Day advertisements and solicitations, newsletters, by-laws, tax-exempt applications, lobbying documents, awards, copies of executive orders and proclamations, informational papers and pamphlets.

Series 2: Chapters, 1991-1996, undated, includes material related to Federal GLOBE chapters in various agencies of the federal government. Folders may include newsletters, correspondence, e-mail, advertising for gatherings and fundraisers, and election materials.

Series 3: Subject Files, Conferences, and Other Organizations, 1993-2011, undated include materials and informational packets for conferences attended by Federal GLOBE members and materials from conferences co-sponsored by Federal GLOBE. This series also includes materials from organizations and individuals that opposed expanded rights for LGBT persons within the federal government and society such as Jerry Falwell, Family Research Council, and others.

Series 4: Publications, 1990-2000, undated, includes a variety of publications related to LGBT issues.

Series 5: Hirsch, Leonard P., 1991-2015, undated, contains one day book, and memorial service memorabilia and tributes. It also contains a program for Kristian Fauchald's memorial service.

Series 6: Photographs, Slides, and Audio-Visual Materials, 1993-2009, undated, includes photographs of GLOBE participation in Pride parades and other marches. There are photographs from an unidentified costume event. It also includes two casette tapes from LGBT related talks, one VHS video tape, and computer floppy discs most likely containing documents related to Federal GLOBE.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in six series.

Series 1: Organizational Records, 1985-2014, undated

Series 2: Chapters, 1991-1996, undated

Series 3: Subject Files, Conferences, and Other Organizations, 1993-2011, undated

Series 4: Publications, 1990-2000, undated

Series 5: Hirsch, Leonard P., 1991-2015, undated

Series 6: Photographs, Slides, and Audio-Visual Materials, 1993-2009, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Leonard P. Hirsch (1955-2015) was born in Queens, New York. He graduated from Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside, Queens and from Pomona College with a B.A. degree in International Relations (1976). He received his M.A. (1978) and a Ph.D (1980) in political science from Northwestern University. He accepted a teaching position at the University of South Florida and while there assisted in the founding of the LGBT faculty organization. He also helped organize the first meeting of the American Political Science Association's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus. In 1983, Hirsch met Kristian Fauchald, a marine biologist with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. In 1985 Hirsch moved to Washington, D.C. to join Fauchald, whom he later married.

After moving to Washington, D.C., Hirsch worked for a data management firm. He founded a company that produced a personal computer. At the Prince George's County Community College he conducted research under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Hirsch, "accepted what was originally a one-year appointment in the Smithsonian Institution's Office of International Relations in 1988, beginning more than two decades of service to the arts and humanities and science communities with a special emphasis on environmental issues--biodiversity, global change, carbon tracking, and ecological systems." At the Smithsonian, Hirsch, "--was a senior policy representatitve for supporting the Smithsonian's international scientific work." He was a member of the U.S. Global Change Research Program and co-chaired the U.S. Group on Earth Observations. He was the USGEO representative to the Forest Carbon Tracking Task Force. He participated in the Subcommittee on Ecological Systems, the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity (as part of the U.S. delegation); the coordination processes of the Conventions on Combating Desertification and Climate Change; and the U.N. Commission on Sustainable Development. He represented the Smithsonian on the U.S. Interagency Process for CITES, the Convention on Trade of Endangered Species." Hirsch was also, "the Smithsonian member of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources and responsbile for matching opportunities for scientific and cultural work and exchanges for Smithsonian researchers." Hirsch believed emerging technologies could be used to make museum information and programs relevant to the broader society and pursued that goal in all facets of his work.

Hirsch was the founder and head of both Federal GLOBE and the Smithsonian GLOBE chapter. In February 1988, he organized the first gathering of what would develop into Federal GLOBE. He served as GLOBE's first president and was elected to that post over the course of the next ten years. It was the mission of GLOBE--and Hirsch personally--to eliminate discrimination in the federal government based on sexual orientation. GLOBE's accomplishments were many, including an executive order on non-discrimination issued during the Clinton administration and later the Obama administration's memorandum extending certain federal employee benefits to same-sex couples. GLOBE worked for the repeal of the Department of Defense's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. GLOBE was an advocate for federal LGBT persons not only in Washington, D.C. but elsewhere in the nation through its many chapters. GLOBE also produced a newsletter and became a clearing house for information on LGBT rights. Hirsch co-organized the "Fragments of Our History" exhibit during the 1993 March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights and advocated for inclusion of LGBT content in Smithsonian programs.

Hirsch and Fauchald married in California in 2008. By the time of his death in April 2015, Fauchald was emeritus curator and former chair of Invertebrate Zoology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Hirsch died on June 12, 2015 of a rare form of cancer just two months after the death of his husband. In addition to other awards and certificates, Hirsch was given the Rainbow History Project's Community Pioneer Award in 2012.

Sources: Memorial program for Leonard P. Hirsch and Obituary for Leonard P. Hirsch, The Washington Blade, June 2015
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Separated Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

The Division of Political History holds artifacts related to gay activist Franklin Kameny and a variety of political buttons. They also hold LGBT related artifacts from Joan E. Biren (JEB).

The Division of Medical Science holds objects donated from Dr. Renee Richards, Sean O. Strub, and Leonard P. Hirsch.

The Division of Entertainment and the Arts holds objects donated by The Fosters and Will & Grace.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center by the estate of Leonard P. Hirsch, Nancy Gray, Esq., Executor, 2015.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Gay activists  Search this
Lesbian and gay experience  Search this
Political activists  Search this
Sexual orientation  Search this
Bisexuality  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Homosexuality  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1990-2000
Correspondence -- 21st century
Financial records -- 1990-2000
Financial records -- 21st century
Newsletters -- 21st century
Photographs -- 1990-2000
Printed material -- 1990-2000
Photographs -- 21st century
Printed material -- 21st century
Citation:
Leonard P. Hirsch Federal GLOBE Records, 1985-2015, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1357
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Leonard P. Hirsch Federal Globe Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1357

Scientific Council, 1965-1966 (formerly Administrative Council)

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 136, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Departmental Records
See more items in:
Departmental Records
Departmental Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0136-refidd1e245

Thomas Henry Tibbles papers

Creator:
Tibbles, Thomas Henry, 1840-1928  Search this
Names:
Omaha World-Herald Company  Search this
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925  Search this
Standing Bear, Ponca chief  Search this
Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922  Search this
Correspondent:
Crook, George, 1829-1890  Search this
La Flesche, Susette, 1854-1903  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
41 Photographs
Culture:
Ponca  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Articles
Essays
Book drafts
Correspondence
Autobiographies
Date:
1850-1956
bulk 1875-1905
Scope and Contents:
The Thomas Henry Tibbles papers include documents that span Tibbles career as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial. This includes articles, essays and talks written by Tibbles as well as copies of a lecture given by Susette LaFlesche Tibbles. Notable correspondents include; Robert Clarkson, Joseph Cook, General George Crook, Robert N. Price and William Jennings Bryan. Examples of materials related to the Ponca land case and Standing Bear trial include reports from the Ponca Relief commitee, a petition from the Ponca people, minutes from the Council Concerning Ponca Land Right and additional documents and writings sent out by Tibbles to gain support from both the church and politicians. Also included in these papers are several drafts of Buckskin and Blanket Days, Tibbles' autobiography that was written in 1905 and published in 1957. There is a significant amount of correspondence between Chester Barris, grandson to Tibbles, and publishing houses between 1939 and 1956 in the search for a willing publisher. There is also correspondence between Barris and his aunt Theadora "Dora" Cogswell who worked on editing the manuscript. Cogswell conducted a large amount of research on the historicity of the events described by Tibbles and her notes are included in the collection. The photographs in this collection include portraits of the Tibbles/LaFlesche family as well as portraits of freinds and aquaintances. These include photographs of Edward Everett Hale, General George Crook, Governor Benjamin Butluer, Wendall Phillips, Thomas Watson, William Jennings Bryan and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into three series. Series 1: Subject Files and Series 2: Buckskin and Blanket Days are both arranged alphabetically. Series 3: Photographs is subdivided into three subseries; Subseries 3A: T.H. Tibbles Portaits, arranged chronologically, Subseries 3B: Family and Friends and Subseries 3C: Presentation Portraits to Bright Eyes, both arranged alphabetically.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Henry Tibbles was born May 22, 1840, near Athens, Ohio to parents William and Martha (nee Cooley) Tibbles. In 1856, at the age of 16, Tibbles fought with anti-slavery Free-Staters in the Bleeding Kansas conflicts under James Henry Lane. Lane's troops disbanded the same year and Tibbles went on to study at Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio from 1858-1861. During the Civil War Tibbles served as a scout and newspaper correspondent in Missouri and Kansas and continued newspaper work until 1871 when he became a circuit preacher. Between 1874 and 1879, Tibbles worked on the staffs of various newspapers in Omaha, Nebraska eventually reaching the post of assistant editor of the Omaha Daily Herald. It was during his time at the Herald that Tibbles was instrumental in bringing the case of Standing Bear and the Ponca Indian people before the United States District Court at Fort Omaha. Standing Bear, along with thirty other Poncas, had returned to their home in Nebraska after being forcibly removed to Indian Territory 1878. They were being detained at the Omaha Reservation on an order from the Secretary of the Interior and Tibbles began to circulate the story of the plight of the Ponca to major newspapers gathering the support of the public. Eventually Tibbles had attorneys John L. Webster and A.J. Poppleton help Standing Bear petition the court with a writ of habeas corpus. On April 30, 1879 Judge Elmer Dundy declared that an Indian is a person within the law and that the Ponca were being held illegally, setting Standing Bear and the Ponca free. Following the trial, Tibbles continued to report on violations against Native American rights. Tibbles was a witness to the aftermath of the massacre of Native Americans at Wounded Knee in 1891, and reported this tragedy to the world. From 1893-1895, he worked as a newspaper correspondent in Washington D.C. On returning to Nebraska, Tibbles became editor-in-chief of The Independent, a weekly Populist Party newspaper. He was the Populist Party nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1904. Though unsuccessful in this campaign Tibbles continued to write on Populist issues as well as editing The Investigator from 1905-1910 and returning to the Omaha World Herald from 1910 to his retirement.

Tibbles had two children with his first wife, Amelia Owen whom he married in 1861. Eda, born in 1868 in Kansas City, married Herbert Bates in 1894 and May, born in 1870 in Danville Iowa, married Allen Barris in 1891. Amelia died of peritonitis in 1879. On June 29, 1882, Tibbles married Susette "Bright Eyes" LaFlesche (Omaha), daughter of Joseph "Iron Eye" LaFlesche. Susette LaFlesche worked closely alongside Tibbles during the Standing Bear's trial in her role as chief interpreter. Together, LaFlesche, Tibbles and Standing Bear carried out a successful lecture tour in England and Scotland in 1886-1887 speaking on issues of Indian rights. LaFlesche became well known as an eloquent writer and orator. Following her death in 1903 she was eulagized in the US Senate and was later inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame. Tibbles remarried for a final time in 1907 to Ida Belle Riddle. She remained by Tibbles side until his own death in 1928.

During his career, Tibbles wrote three books which included Ponca Chiefs (1880), which was written under the pen name "Zylyff", Hidden Power (1881) and The American Peasant (1892). Tibbles had also composed his memoirs titled Buckskin and Blanket Days which were eventually published in 1957 through the efforts of his grandson Chester Barris.
Related Materials note:
The dress of Susette "Bright Eyes" LaFlesche, wife to Tibbles, was also donated by Vivien Barris in 1984 and is a part of NMAI's Ethnology object collection. It has catalog number 25/2192.
Separated Materials:
The photographs have been moved to cool storage.
Provenance:
Thomas Henry Tibbles papers were originally donated to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in 1960 by Vivien Barris, wife of Tibbles's grandson Chester Barris.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
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.
Topic:
Habeas corpus -- United States -- Cases  Search this
Ponca Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc.  Search this
Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Essays
Book drafts
Correspondence
Autobiographies
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Thomas Henry Tibbles papers, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.066
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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-066
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Correspondence, 1956-2004

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Uniform title:
This Dynamic Planet - World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics (Map)  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Simkin, Tom  Search this
Sitnik, Marsha E  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Petrology and Volcanology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Exhibits Committee  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Glacial Geology Hall  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Hall of Mineralogy and Meteorites  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Physical Geology Hall  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science  Search this
Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galápagos Isles  Search this
Our Changing Land (Exhibition) (1975-1976: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Volcano Watch: Maurice and Katia Krafft and the Smithsonian (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Picture postcards
Maps
Ephemera
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Galapagos Islands
Skye, Island of (Scotland)
Date:
1956
1956-2004
Topic:
Cartography  Search this
Conservation of natural resources  Search this
Earthquakes  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Geology  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Petrology  Search this
Plate tectonics  Search this
Publications  Search this
Research  Search this
Volcanoes  Search this
Volcanology  Search this
Volcanologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-003
See more items in:
Correspondence 1936-2008 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_299057

Oral history interview with Paul Stankard, 2006 June 9-August 20

Interviewee:
Stankard, Paul J., 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Heller, Doug, 1946-  Search this
Subject:
Hollister, Paul M.  Search this
Eisch, Erwin  Search this
Patti, Thomas  Search this
Labino, Dominick  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Peiser, Mark  Search this
Pilchuck Glass School  Search this
Heller Gallery  Search this
Penland School of Crafts  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Glass blowing and working  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Paperweights  Search this
Dyslexia  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13579
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)263901
AAA_collcode_stanka06
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_263901
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