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Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Frank S. Collins  Search this
Place:
The Bermuda Islands. Shelly Bay., Bermuda, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
14 Aug 1913
Common name:
Christmas candlestick
Gwo Tete; Bal Head
Trebolito
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) Aiton
Barcode:
02934172
USNM Number:
717565
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38ae8511a-4ff5-48d3-aacc-220c9dc97f64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13910592

Bermuda : gardens & houses / photographs by Ian Macdonald-Smith ; text by Sylvia Shorto

Author:
Macdonald-Smith, Ian  Search this
Shorto, Sylvia  Search this
Physical description:
203 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 26 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Bermuda Islands
Date:
1996
Topic:
Gardens  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_498262

Panicum capillare L.

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Frank S. Collins  Search this
Place:
The Bermuda Islands. Old race course., Bermuda, West Indies
Collection Date:
26 Aug 1913
Common name:
common panic grass
old-witch grass
witch grass
witchgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Panicum capillare L.
Barcode:
04299059
USNM Number:
907795
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/339e68ec5-addb-4e2c-91cb-e6ba51c273ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16089992

Dyplolabia afzelii (Ach.) A. Massal.

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Place:
Devonshire., Bermuda Island, Bermuda, North America
Collection Date:
Feb 1916
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Ostropales Graphidaceae
Published Name:
Dyplolabia afzelii (Ach.) A. Massal.
Graphis afzelii Ach.
Barcode:
02479414
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3406d02ed-b9c3-4d37-8356-9ce6b9dc65a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12917845

Collema flaccidum (Ach.) Ach.

Collector:
George K. Merrill  Search this
Place:
Bermuda Island, Bermuda, North America
Collection Date:
1916
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Peltigerales Collemataceae
Published Name:
Collema flaccidum (Ach.) Ach.
Barcode:
01033878
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Cyanolichen Project
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3aef9fd7c-6eca-4abb-bfef-04bbfe90f958
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2877777

Palms in Bermuda. 877 Photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Bermuda Islands
Local Numbers:
RSN 9573

Video number 08853
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 2.1.7 [110].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
22673
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Gardens -- Bermuda  Search this
Palm trees -- Bermuda  Search this
Trees -- Bermuda  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 9551-9605, Cards AS 772-AS 860
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref18781

Hotel at Hamilton, Bermuda. 882 Photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Bermuda Islands
Hamilton (Bermuda)
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 9574

Video number 08854
General:
Company catalog card included
Currently stored in box 2.1.7 [110]
Copy and Version Identification Note:
33506
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- Bermuda.  Search this
Boats -- Bermuda  Search this
Lakes -- Bermuda  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 9551-9605, Cards AS 772-AS 860
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref18782

Arthothelium ruanum (A. Massal.) Körb.

Collector:
George K. Merrill  Search this
Place:
Bermuda Island, Bermuda, North America
Collection Date:
1916
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Arthoniomycetes Arthoniales Arthoniaceae
Published Name:
Arthothelium ruanum (A. Massal.) Körb.
Barcode:
01033087
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36b1d085a-599a-4de4-bd69-72ba61ea6214
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2874521

Arthothelium ruanum (A. Massal.) Körb.

Collector:
George K. Merrill  Search this
Place:
Bermuda Island, Bermuda, North America
Collection Date:
20 Jan 1917
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Arthoniomycetes Arthoniales Arthoniaceae
Published Name:
Arthothelium ruanum (A. Massal.) Körb.
Barcode:
01033088
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39e5ac881-639d-4bac-8e5f-bf7f8bd7868a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2874522

Arthothelium ruanum (A. Massal.) Körb.

Collector:
George K. Merrill  Search this
Place:
Bermuda Island, Bermuda, North America
Collection Date:
22 Jan 1917
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Arthoniomycetes Arthoniales Arthoniaceae
Published Name:
Arthothelium ruanum (A. Massal.) Körb.
Barcode:
01033089
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ee9022eb-0980-4cfc-8930-1a30f809620d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2874523

Holiday in Bermuda [music]

Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 147 (Series 1), Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Music
Place:
Bermuda Islands
Scope and Contents:
see also OS
1 score
Holiday in Bermuda is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two-page conductor score in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (ME?).
Conductor score indicates parts for clarinet, alto, tenor, baritone. Score subtitled "Opening Intro." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, stained.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection 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.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Holidays  Search this
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Conductor scores
Music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.9: H
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref40547

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contracts
Notes
Video recordings
Videotapes
Slides (photographs)
Memorandums
Sound recordings
Correspondence
Negatives
Audiotapes
Plans (drawings)
Digital images
Audiocassettes
Business records
Photographic prints
Place:
Caribbean Area
Bermuda Islands
Date:
June 27-July 8, 2001
Summary:
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection documents the planning, production, and execution of the 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Materials may include photographs, audio recordings, motion picture film and video recordings, notes, production drawings, contracts, memoranda, correspondence, informational materials, publications, and ephemera. Such materials were created during the Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as in the featured communities, before or after the Festival itself.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 5 series.

Series 1: Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera

Series 2: Bermuda Connections

Series 3: Masters of the Building Arts

Series 4: New York City at the Smithsonian

Series 5: Special Events
Historical note:
The Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998.

The 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival was produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and cosponsored by the National Park Service.

For more information, see Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Introduction:
More so than monuments, buildings, museum-quality artifacts, historical facts, or even valued performances, the Festival celebrates the people who make them, hold them in esteem, and debate their meaning. The Festival represents a wonderful range and diversity of voices and human experiences. The 2001 Festival featured programs on the building arts, New York City, and Bermuda.

The Masters of the Building Arts program brought together expert craftspeople in the building trades, including many who use traditional arts to restore our monuments and historic sites. Among them visitors could find many of the artisans who have worked on the Washington Monument, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Acoma Pueblo, historic Charleston, and Native Hawaiian sites - all important monuments protected by the National Park Service, the Smithsonian's partner in the Festival since 1973.

The New York City program highlighted the way in which that city has become the global village. Broadway, the fashion industry, the Apollo Theater, and Wall Street were all featured. So too was the vital cultural creativity that has come about as people from the world over have settled in New York. The Festival provided a contemporary look at immigration and its importance to our culture. The fact that so many people from every corner of the earth have come to our shores through New York in order to build their lives and our nation has inspired generations, and the Festival offered the opportunity to encounter those communities and experience their cultural heritage.

Bermuda, though separated from the United States by hundreds of miles of ocean, has long played a role in our history. Bermuda was settled by colonists on their way to Jamestown, Virginia, where they rescued starving survivors of that colony. ln the last century, Bermuda, always entrepreneurial and self-reliant, has developed tourism and financial industries in a symbiotic relationship with the United States. Bermudians foster strong community connections within their own island society, as well as those of commerce, culture, and cooperation with the people of nations whose shores touch the Atlantic Ocean. Festival visitors could transport themselves to a tiny island of Bermuda within the Festival site on the National Mall, experiencing its cultural traditions through interaction with Bermudian participants.

The Festival always depends on solid research. Several dozen Bermudian scholars, educators, and artists working with Smithsonian curator Diana Baird N'Diaye interviewed hundreds of tradition-bearers, documenting everything from gardening to house-building to music-making. That documentary archive of tapes, photographs, field notes, and videos constitutes a snapshot of Bermudian culture and provided the basis for the Festival program, as well as a resource for the future. A similar effort took place New York City, where folklorist Nancy Groce directed the curatorial work - selecting the traditions to feature at the Festival and the people to present them - aided by cultural organizations in the city, among them the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, City Lore, and the Museum of American Financial History, a Smithsonian affiliate. Masters of the Building Arts grew from the vision of the Smithsonian's Marjorie Hunt, guided by her own long-term research on the stone carvers of the National Cathedral.

The 2001 Festival took place during two five-day weeks (June 27-July 1 and July 4-8) between Madison Drive and Jefferson Drive and between 9th Street and 13th Street, south of the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of Natural History (see site plan). It featured three programs, with several special events including the Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert.

The 2001 Program Book included schedules and participant lists for each program; keynote essays provided background on the Festival and on each of the programs.

The Festival was co-presented by the Smithsonian Institution and National Park Service and organized by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Richard Kurin, Director; Richard Kennedy, Deputy Director; Diana Parker, Festival Director; Daniel Sheehy, Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordngs; James Early, Director, Cultural Heritage Policy; Olivia Cadaval, Chair, Research & Education; Jon Kertzer, Project Director, GlobalSound Network; D.A. Sonneborn, Assistant Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings; Thomas Vennum, Jr., Senior Ethnomusicologist Emeritus; Betty J. Belanus, Nancy Groce, Marjorie Hunt, Diana Baird N'Diaye, Peter Seitel, Cynthia Vidaurri, Curators, Folklorists, Education and Cultural Specialists; Frank Proschan, Project Director, Save Our Sounds; Carla M. Borden, Program/Publications Manager; John W. Franklin, Program Manager; Jeffrey Place, Archivist; Stephanie Smith, Assistant Archivist; Arlene L. Reiniger, Program Specialist; Charlie Weber, Media Specialist; Frank Bechter, Roland Freeman, Ivan Karp, Alan Lomax, Worth Long, Rene Lopez, Jemima Pierre, Kate Rinzler, Ana Patricia Rodriguez, Fellows & Research Associates

Folklife Advisory Council

Jane Beck, Kurt Dewhurst, Anthony Gittens, Pat Jasper, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Judy Mitoma, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Gilbert Sprauve, Jack Tchen, Ricardo Trimillos

Folkways Advisory Board

Michael Asch, Phyllis Barney, Don DeVito, Ella Jenkins,

National Park Service

Denis P. Galvin, Acting Director; Jack Schamp, Director, National Capital Region
Forms Part Of:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival forms part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival records .

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: Papers

1967 Festival of American Folklife records - [Ongoing]
Related Archival Materials note:
Within the Rinzler Archives, related materials may be found in various collections such as the Ralph Rinzler papers and recordings, the Lily Spandorf drawings, the Diana Davies photographs, the Robert Yellin photographs, and the Curatorial Research, Programs, and Projects collection. Additional relevant materials may also be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives concerning the Division of Performing Arts (1966-1983), Folklife Program (1977-1980), Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1991), Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1991-1999), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present), and collaborating Smithsonian units, as well as in the administrative papers of key figures such as the Secretary and respective deputies. Users are encouraged to consult relevant finding aids and to contact Archives staff for further information.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Folk art  Search this
arts and crafts  Search this
Folklore  Search this
World music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contracts
Notes
Video recordings
Videotapes
Slides (photographs)
Memorandums
Sound recordings
Correspondence
Negatives
Audiotapes
Plans (drawings)
Digital images
Audiocassettes
Business records
Photographic prints
Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2001
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-sff-2001

Poa annua L.

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Frank S. Collins  Search this
Place:
The Bermuda Islands. Middle Road., Bermuda, West Indies
Collection Date:
3 Aug 1913
Common name:
annual blue grass
annual bluegrass
spear grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa annua L.
Barcode:
04071835
USNM Number:
907802
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30fe7bc7f-fda4-4f66-b7f4-68b9ad4461f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15891839

Mind the onion seed : Black "roots" Bermuda : presented during Bermuda's First Heritage Week, May, 1979 / Nellie Eileen Musson

Author:
Musson, Nellie Eileen 1926-  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Bermuda Islands
Date:
1979
©1979
Topic:
Blacks--History  Search this
Women, Black  Search this
Blacks  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F1640.B55M87X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_196357

Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv.

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Frank S. Collins  Search this
Place:
The Bermuda Islands. Roadside, Hamilton., Bermuda, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
23 Aug 1913
Common name:
sweet alyssum
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Brassicales Brassicaceae
Published Name:
Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv.
Barcode:
03762459
USNM Number:
837061
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3604d775c-165a-424b-9b91-77656934d52a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15209729

Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm.

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Frank S. Collins  Search this
Place:
The Bermuda Islands. Old race course., Bermuda, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
26 Aug 1913
Common name:
Lesivao
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Brassicales Brassicaceae
Published Name:
Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm.
Barcode:
03580811
USNM Number:
837023
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dcf7892a-508a-4b9f-ac20-bca5463ef40f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15202445

Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC.

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Frank S. Collins  Search this
Place:
The Bermuda Islands. Field, St. George's Road., Bermuda, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
18 Aug 1913
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Brassicales Brassicaceae
Published Name:
Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC.
Barcode:
03584530
USNM Number:
837035
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b0b310f9-6982-4bc9-a73d-ce008668d814
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15194395

Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Compiled and drawn in the Cartographic Section of the National Geographic Society. Albert H. Bumstead, chief cartographer

Author:
National Geographic Society (U.S.) Cartographic Division  Search this
Bumstead, Albert Holt, 1875-1940  Search this
Physical description:
col. map 59 x 102 cm
Type:
Printed maps
Maps
Place:
Caribbean Area
Date:
1939
C1939
Call number:
G4390 1939.N3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_254465

A guide to the West Indies and Bermudas, by Frederick A. Ober ... with maps and many illustrations

Author:
Ober, Frederick A (Frederick Albion) 1849-1913  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 525 p. front., plates, fold, maps. 17cm
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Place:
West Indies
Bermuda Islands
Date:
1908
Topic:
Guidebooks  Search this
Call number:
F1609 .O12X
F1609.O12X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_72496

Challinor Family Home Movies

Cinematographer:
Challinor, Joan R.  Search this
Challinor, David, 1920-2008  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (7 films, Reels AC1233-OF0001 and AC1233-OF0002 are composite reels created by the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, the former comprising "Children Summer, Fall, and Winter, 1956-1957" and "Challinor Family Home Movie, 1957" and the latter comprising "Guilford, 57-58" and "Challinor Family Home Movie, 1959", 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
16mm motion picture film
Place:
Massachusetts
White Mountain National Forest (N.H. and Me.)
Mount Snow Ski Resort
Vermont
Murten (Switzerland)
Noroton Heights (Darien, Conn.)
Switzerland
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Iceland
Half Dome (Calif.)
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)
Bermuda Islands
Guilford (Me.)
Maine
Norfolk (Conn.)
Guilford (Conn.)
Date:
1956-1965
Summary:
David Challinor served the Smithsonian Institution in an official capacity for 30 years, eventually becoming the assistant secretary to Sidney Dillon Ripley. Joan R. Challinor became an historian and advocate of library sciences and education. In 1956, however, they were busy with their young family. David only returned to university for graduate school in 1957, in his late 30s. They both went on to have successful careers and active family lives. This collection includes 7 home movie films that document thte Challinor family.
Scope and Contents:
The collection comprises seven silent 16mm color home movies depicting David and Joan Challinor, their four children, and other family or friends. Subject matter includes the family's home in Connecticut as well as family vacations throughout the northeastern United States and Bermuda, Switzerland, and Iceland.
Arrangement:
Collection organized into one series.

Series 1, Motion Picture Film, 1956-1965
Biographical / Historical:
David Challinor and Joan Ridder Challinor were married in 1952 and lived in Houston, Texas where David worked as a cotton broker, farmer, and then a mortgage banker. They had four children: Julia, Mary, Sarah, and David, and six grandchildren. In the late 1950s, they settled in Connecticut, where David pursued graduate studies in forest ecology at Yale University and during which time the couple made home movies.

From 1960-1964, David Challinor served as the deputy director of Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History under Sidney Dillon Ripley, and in 1965 became the acting director after Ripley became the Smithsonian's secretary. When in 1966 Challinor received his doctorate from Yale University, Ripley recruited him to serve as the Special Assistant for Tropical Biology of the Smithsonian's Office of the Secretary. From 1967-1971 he served as the deputy director and, subsequently, the director of the Office of International Activites. He then served as Assistant Secretary for Science and Research for sixteen years before becoming the Science Advisor to the Secretary prior to his retirement in 1996 when he was named Scientist Emeritus for the National Zoological Park. He died in 2008, leaving a professional legacy of conservationism.

During Challinor's tenure as Assistant Secretary for Science and Research at the Smithsonian, Joan R. Challinor pursued graduate studies in history at American University, receiving her doctorate in 1982. Her work involved serving on numerous committees and organizations, many of which were library and education related, including the Schlesinger Library Advisory Committee and the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. Through the 1980s and 1990s, she lectured at American University, was a research associate at the National Museum of American History, wrote numerous essays, edited two books, and even produced a documentary film about Thomas Paine. She was also the director of Knight Ridder, Inc., a print media company, from 1989 until 2001. She continues to live and work in the Washington, D.C. area.
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Materials at Other Organizations

The Schlesinger Library of the Radcliff Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University holds the "Papers of Joan R. Challinor, 1848, 1975-2008", which includes her correspondence, meeting and conference materials, articles, speeches, reports, photographs, and audiotapes (Accession #MC 678; T-446).

The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds numerous archival collections, including photographs, papers, files, records, and oral histories related to David Challinor.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Joan Challinor in 2011.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research on site by appointment. Reference copies do not exist. Use of these materials requires special arrangement with Archives Center staff.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Privacy rights of filmed individuals may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
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Genre/Form:
16mm motion picture film
Citation:
Challinor Family Home Movie Collection, 1956-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1233
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Challinor Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1233

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