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A geometric morphometric approach to investigate primate proximal phalanx diaphysis shape

Author:
Wennemann, Sophie E.  Search this
Lewton, Kristi L.  Search this
Orr, Caley M.  Search this
Almécija, Sergio  Search this
Tocheri, Matthew W.  Search this
Jungers, William L.  Search this
Patel, Biren A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2022
Citation:
Wennemann, Sophie E., Lewton, Kristi L., Orr, Caley M., Almécija, Sergio, Tocheri, Matthew W., Jungers, William L., and Patel, Biren A. 2022. "A geometric morphometric approach to investigate primate proximal phalanx diaphysis shape." American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 177, (3) 581–602. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24460.
Identifier:
164928
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24460
ISSN:
2692-7691
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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edanmdm:slasro_164928

HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic: The Earliest Human Ancestors

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Pandemic Past, Pandemic Present, with Medical Historian Mark Honigsbaum

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Pt. 3: How Laws and Policies Affect the Spread of HIV

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Virtual Women Filmmakers Festival: Conversation with Mariam Ghani

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Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
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2021-03-23T16:49:36.000Z
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Art, American  Search this
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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A Conversation with Dennis Carroll: Predicting Pandemics

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National Museum of Natural History  Search this
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Alan Schneider papers regarding Bonnichsen v. United States

Creator:
Schneider, Alan  Search this
Names:
Owsley, Douglas W.  Search this
Stanford, Dennis J.  Search this
Extent:
28.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
North America
Date:
circa 1995 - circa 2005
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of the files of Alan Schneider, attorney for the plaintiffs, regarding the Kennewick Man court case (Bonnichsen v. United States). The collection also contains some files relating to Spirit Cave, On Your Knees Cave, and the Leonard Ranch site.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Related Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives also holds materials regarding Bonnichsen v. United States created by Douglas Owsley and the National Park Service.
Provenance:
Received from Alan Schneider in 2015.
Restrictions:
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Rights:
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Topic:
Biological anthropology  Search this
Kennewick Man  Search this
Citation:
Alan Schneider papers regarding Bonnichsen v. United States, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2015-13
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a776b86f-96d2-4e6b-9d86-664fbd28aa77
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ead_collection:sova-naa-2015-13

Pt. 1: HIV Activists and Caretakers

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Part 2: Ensuring Vaccine Safety

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Pt. 2: Scientific Advances in HIV Detection and Treatment

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Part 4: Vaccines and Society

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Part 3: From the Laboratory to a Shot in the Arm

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Part 1: The Science of Vaccines

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The Concept of Perimortem in Forensic Science

Author:
Ubelaker, Douglas H.  Search this
Editor:
Gerdau-Radonic, Karina  Search this
McSweeney, Kathleen  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2015
Citation:
Ubelaker, Douglas H. 2015. "The Concept of Perimortem in Forensic Science." In Trends in Biological Anthropology. Gerdau-Radonic, Karina and McSweeney, Kathleen, editors. 95–99. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
Identifier:
136870
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_136870

Department of Anthropology records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
330.25 Linear feet (519 boxes)
Note:
Some materials are held off-site; this will be indicated at the series or sub-series level. Advanced notice must be given to view these portions of the collection.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1840s-circa 2015
Summary:
The Department of Anthropology records contain administrative and research materials produced by the department and its members from the time of the Smithsonian Institution's foundation until today.
Scope and Contents:
The Department of Anthropology records contain correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memoranda, invoices, meeting minutes, fiscal records, annual reports, grant applications, personnel records, receipts, and forms. The topics covered in the materials include collections, exhibits, staff, conservation, acquisitions, loans, storage and office space, administration, operations, research, budgets, security, office procedures, and funding. The materials were created by members of the Section of Ethnology of the Smithsonian Institution, the Division of Anthropology of the United States National Museum, the Office of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History, and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History and range in date from before the founding of the Smithsonian Institution to today. The Department of Anthropology records also contain some materials related to the Bureau of American Ethnology, such as documents from the River Basin Surveys.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 28 series: (1) Correspondence, 1902-1908, 1961-1992; (2) Alpha-Subject File, 1828-1963; (3) Alpha-Subject File, 1961-1975; (4) Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Subject Files, 1967-1968; (5) River Basin Survey Files, 1965-1969; (6) Research Statements, Proposals, and Awards, 1961-1977 (bulk 1966-1973); (7) Publication File, 1960-1975; (8) Memoranda and Lists Concerning Condemnations, 1910-1965; (9) Notebook on Special Exhibits, 1951-1952 (10) Section on Animal Industry; (11) Administrative Records, 1891-1974; (12) Administrative Records, 1965-1994 (bulk 1975-1988); (13) Fiscal Records, 1904-1986; (14) Annual Reports, 1920-1983; (15) Chairman's Office Files, 1987-1993; (16) Division of Archaeology, 1828-1965; (17) Division of Ethnology, 1840s, 1860-1972, 1997; (18) Division of Physical Anthropology; (19) Division of Cultural Anthropology, 1920-1968; (20) Records of the Anthropological Laboratory/Anthropology Conservation and Restoration Laboratory, 1939-1973; (21) Collections Management, 1965-1985; (22) Photographs of Specimens and Other Subjects (Processing Laboratory Photographs), 1880s-1950s; (23) Exhibit Labels, Specimen Labels, Catalog Cards, and Miscellaneous Documents, circa 1870-1950; (24) Antiquities Act Permits, 1904-1986; (25) Ancient Technology Program, circa 1966-1981; (26) Urgent Anthropology; (27) Records of the Handbook of North American Indians; (28) Personnel; (29) Repatriation Office, 1991-1994
Administrative History.:
The Smithsonian Institution was founded in 1846. Although there was no department of anthropology until the creation of the Section of Ethnology in 1879, anthropological materials were part of the Smithsonian's collection from its foundation. The Section of Ethnology was created to care for the rapidly growing collection. In 1881, the United States National Museum was established. Soon thereafter, in 1883, it was broken up into divisions, including the Division of Anthropology. In 1904, Physical Anthropology was added to the Division.

The Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) was created in 1879 as a research unit of the Smithsonian, separating research from collections care. However, during the 1950s, research became a higher priority for the Department of Anthropology and, in 1965, the BAE was merged with the Department of Anthropology to create the Office of Anthropology, and the BAE's archives became the National Anthropological Archives (NAA).

In 1967, the United States National Museum was broken up into three separate museums: the Musuem of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), the National Museum of American Art, and the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The Office of Anthropology was included in NMNH and was renamed the Department of Anthropology in 1968.

New divisions were added to the Department, including the Human Studies Film Archives (HSFA) in 1981, the Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies (RIIES) in 1982, and the Repatriation Office in 1993. In 1983, the Smithsonian opened the Museum Support Center (MSC) in Suitland, Maryland, as offsite housing for collections with specialized storage facilities and conservation labs.

The Department of Anthropology is currently the largest department within NMNH. It has three curatorial divisions (Ethnology, Archaeology, and Biological Anthropology) and its staff includes curators, research assistants, program staff, collections specialists, archivists, repatriation tribal liaisons, and administrative specialists. It has a number of outreach and research arms, including the Repatriation Office, Recovering Voices, Human Origins, and the Arctic Studies Center.

The Museum is home to one of the world's largest anthropology collections, with over three million specimens in archaeology, ethnology, and human skeletal biology. The NAA is the Smithsonian's oldest archival repository, with materials that reflect over 150 years of anthropological collecting and fieldwork. The HSFA is the only North American archive devoted exclusively to the collection and preservation of anthropological film and video.

Sources Consulted

National Museum of Natural History. "Department of Anthropology: About" Accessed April 13, 2020. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/anthropology/about

National Museum of Natural History. "History of Anthropology at the Smithsonian." Accessed April 13, 2020. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/sites/default/files/media/file/history-anthropology-si.pdf

National Museum of Natural History. "History of the Smithsonian Combined Catalog." Accessed April 13, 2020 https://sirismm.si.edu/siris/sihistory.htm

Chronology

1846 -- The Smithsonian Institution is founded

1879 -- George Catlin bequeaths his collection to the Smithsonian The Section of Ethnology is established to oversee ethnological and archaeological collections The Bureau of Ethnology is established by Congress as a research unit of the Smithsonian

1881 -- The U.S. National Museum (USNM) is established as a separate entity within the Smithsonian Institution

1883 -- The staff and collections of the USNM are reorganized into divisions, including a Division of Anthropology

1897 -- The United States National Museum is reorganized into three departments: Anthropology headed by W. H. Holmes; Biology with F. W. True as head; and Geology with G. P. Merrill in charge The Bureau of Ethnology is renamed the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) to emphasize the geographic limit of its interests

1903 -- The Division of Physical Anthropology established

1904 -- The Division of Physical Anthropology is incorporated into the Division of Anthropology

1910 -- The USNM moves into the new Natural History Building

1965 -- The Smithsonian Office of Anthropology is created on February 1 The BAE is eliminated and merged with the Office of Anthropology

1968 -- The Smithsonian Office of Anthropology (SOA) of the National Museum of Natural History is retitled the Department of Anthropology on October 29

1973 -- The Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies (RIIES) is established at the National Museum of Natural History's (NMNH) Center for the Study of Man (CSM) to study the waves of immigration to the United States and its overseas outposts that began in the 1960's

1975 -- The National Anthropological Film Center is established

1981 -- The National Anthropological Film Center is incorporated into the Department of Anthropology

1982 -- The RIIES, part of the CSM at the NMNH, is transferred to the Department of Anthropology

1991 -- NMNH establishes a Repatriation Office

1993 -- The Repatriation Office is incorporated into the Department of Anthropology

Head Curators and Department Chairs

1897-1902 -- William Henry Holmes

1902-1903 -- Otis T. Mason (acting)

1904-1908 -- Otis T. Mason

1908-1909 -- Walter Hough (acting)

1910-1920 -- William Henry Holmes

1920-1923 -- Walter Hough (acting)

1923-1935 -- Walter Hough

1935-1960 -- Frank M. Setzler

1960-1962 -- T. Dale Stewart

1963-1965 -- Waldo R. Wedel

1965-1967 -- Richard Woodbury

1967-1970 -- Saul H. Riesenberg

1970-1975 -- Clifford Evans

1975-1980 -- William W. Fitzhugh

1980-1985 -- Douglas H. Ubelaker

1985-1988 -- Adrienne L. Kaeppler

1988-1992 -- Donald J. Ortner

1992-1999 -- Dennis Stanford

1999-2002 -- Carolyn L. Rose

2002-2005 -- William W. Fitzhugh

2005-2010 -- J. Daniel Rogers

2010-2014 -- Mary Jo Arnoldi

2014-2018 -- Torbin Rick

2018- -- Igor Krupnik
Related Materials:
The NAA holds collections of former head curators and department chairs, including the papers of Otis Tufton Mason, Walter Hough, T. Dale Stewart, Waldo Rudolph and Mildred Mott Wedel, Saul H. Riesenberg, Clifford Evans, and Donald J. Ortner; the photographs of Frank Maryl Setzler; and the Richard B. Woodbury collection of drawings of human and animal figures.

Other related collections at the NAA include the papers of Gordon D. Gibson, Eugene I. Knez, and Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans; and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the Center for the Study of Man, and the River Basin Surveys.
Provenance:
This collection was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives (NAA) by the National Museum of Natural History's Department of Anthropology in multiple accessions.
Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.XXXX.0311
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3da0f5297-c324-47c1-96dd-171f6edd11b6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-xxxx-0311

Medieval Skeletal Disease Project

Collection Creator:
Ortner, Donald J.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1988-2006, undated
Scope and Contents:
This series, dated 1988 to 2006 and undated, consists of notes, data, publications, grant applications, maps, photographs, and negatives related to Ortner's Medieval Skeletal Disease Project in collaboration with Brian Connell. Most of the data and observations are from specimens from the Leprosarium cemetery in Chichester, England, held in the Biological Anthropology Research Centre of the University of Bradford.

Ortner also collected notes and data on skeletons from Wharram Percy, Hull Magistrates Court, and Blackfriars in Gloucester. Grant applications submitted by Ortner to the Smithsonian Scholarly Studies program, 1993-1994, and to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1997-1998, are also included.
Restrictions:
The CD-Roms and floppy disks are not available for research due to preservation concerns.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Donald J. Ortner Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.2014-07, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3610612b2-d704-4a76-a3d0-8412f5428c02
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2014-07-ref404

Forensic Anthropology: Methodology and Applications

Author:
Ubelaker, Douglas H.  Search this
Editor:
Katzenberg, M. Anne  Search this
Grauer, Anne L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2019
Citation:
Ubelaker, Douglas H. 2019. "Forensic Anthropology: Methodology and Applications." In Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton. Third ed. Katzenberg, M. Anne and Grauer, Anne L., editors. 43–71. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119151647.ch2.
Identifier:
149194
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119151647.ch2
ISBN:
9781119151616
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_149194

The biological anthropology database legacy of Richard L. Jantz

Author:
Hunt, David R.  Search this
Ousley, Stephen D.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2013
Citation:
Hunt, David R. and Ousley, Stephen D. 2013. "The biological anthropology database legacy of Richard L. Jantz." American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supl. 56 154–155.
Identifier:
138533
ISSN:
0002-9483
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_138533

Biocultural perspectives on bioarchaeological and paleopathological evidence of past pandemics

Author:
Zuckerman, Molly K.  Search this
Tribble, Anna Grace  Search this
Austin, Rita M.  Search this
DeGaglia, Cassandra M. S.  Search this
Emery, Taylor  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2022
Citation:
Zuckerman, Molly K., Tribble, Anna Grace, Austin, Rita M., DeGaglia, Cassandra M. S., and Emery, Taylor. 2022. "Biocultural perspectives on bioarchaeological and paleopathological evidence of past pandemics." American Journal of Biological Anthropology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24647.
Identifier:
166734
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24647
ISSN:
2692-7691
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
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[Handbook--Biological Anthropology of Living Populations]

Collection Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Container:
Box 446
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991
Collection Restrictions:
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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William C. Sturtevant papers / Series 6: Handbook of North American Indians
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw315399908-e472-4222-8397-b72e7a82df97
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2008-24-ref12157

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