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Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
All except Series 9. Photographs is stored off-site. Advance notice must be given to view off-site materials.
Access to materials containing social security numbers; Halpern's students' graded materials; and manuscripts and grant applications sent to Halpern for review is restricted. Additional materials have also been restricted at Halpern's request.
Please note that some of the materials in the collection are copies made by Joel M. Halpern; the originals are most likely deposited at other archives. For these materials, permission will need to be obtained from the repositories where the originals are held. See Related Collections for a list of repositories.
This subseries comprises materials relating to Ralph Solecki's work on two expedtions to northern Alaska. The first was a joint Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) and United States Geological Survey (USGS)- Office of Naval Research Party expedition along the Kowpowruk and Kokolik rivers in northwestern Alaska in 1949. The second expedition was to the Brooks Range in northeastern Alaska funded by the Arctic Institute of North America in cooperation with the Arctic Research Laboratory in Barrow, Alaska in 1961. It contains field notes, excavation and artifact catalogs, maps, publications and manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs from Ralph Solecki and his collaborators including geologist William Farrand, and students Bert Salwen, Jerome Jacobson, and Robert Blanchard.
The materials are arranged chronologically.
Artifacts from Ralph Solecki's 1949 expedition to Alaska can be found in the NMNH Department of Anthropology Collections accessions 187539 and 228740. Artifacts from the 1961 expedition can be found in accession 356696.
Ralph S. and Rose L. Solecki papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Funding for the partial processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Collections Care and Preservation Fund
Includes R.M. Anderson, J. Lawrence Angel, Harry R. Ankeny, Arctic Institute of North America, Conrad M. Arensberg, Pedro Armillas, and Oliver L. Austin (with Strong's list of Naskapi-Montagnais bird names).
The William Duncan Strong papers are open for research.
Access to the William Duncan Strong papers requires and appointment.
William Duncan Strong papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution