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Description of a new parasitic tachinid fly from Ceylon

Author:
Coquillett, Daniel W.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1899
Citation:
Coquillett, Daniel W. 1899. "Description of a new parasitic tachinid fly from Ceylon." Indian Museum Notes, 4 279.
Identifier:
129129
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_129129

Cover

Medium:
paper; ink ( ) /
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Date:
1939
Object number:
0.293982.149
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8dc918164-e872-4901-b099-60457d23e155
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.293982.149

Cover

Medium:
paper; ink
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Date:
1939
Object number:
0.293982.27
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8846ef452-b349-4de6-97f1-7b435d95d0b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.293982.27

V-Mail Letter

Medium:
paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 13.5 x 10.4cm (5 5/16 x 4 1/8in.)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
GREAT BRITAIN
Date:
1945
Topic:
The Roaring Twenties (1920-1929)  Search this
Object number:
2002.2013.78
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm85e11a8de-9c7a-4620-b8e5-f757f5a3fa19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2002.2013.78

V-Mail Letter

Medium:
paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 13.3 x 10.4cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/8in.)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1944
Topic:
World War II (1939-1945)  Search this
Object number:
2002.2013.79
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8f2691ee9-5161-4922-a35a-7e19f219bdf0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2002.2013.79

Transatlantic Cover to Washington, D.C.

Medium:
paper; ink ( ); adhesive /
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Date:
1860
Object number:
2004.2004.42
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8838073ad-520e-4b8b-a486-da480ec8356a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2004.2004.42
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West coast of India pilot, comprising the western coasts of Ceylon, India and Pakistan from Colombo to Cape Monze, also the Maldive and Laccadive Islands

Author:
Great Britain Hydrographic Department  Search this
Physical description:
370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indian Ocean
Date:
1950
Topic:
Pilot guides  Search this
Call number:
VK885 .G78 1950
VK885.G78 1950
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297662

Sailing directions for the west coast of India, from Point Calimere to cape Monze, including the island of Ceylon and the Maldive and Laccadive islands

Title:
West coast of India Spine title
Author:
United States Hydrographic Office  Search this
United States Navy Department  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 454 p. : ill., maps (fold.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indian Ocean
India
Sri Lanka
Date:
1942
1950
1942-50
Topic:
Pilot guides  Search this
Call number:
VK898 .U58 1942
VK898.U58 1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_437988

Ibibio mask of Ekpo Society, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Ibibio (African people)  Search this
Ibibio (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1969-04
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Ibibio mask of Ekpo Society. 10 inches. (Iroquis. Europe. Ceylon and Japanese). Also have crooked noses. Usually suggest mental abberation or Gangosa and disease of facial cartilage"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-0980
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Ibibio
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75eea9734-2fe0-4db6-8ba5-6f98a999ed63
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2587

Albizia stipulata (DC.) Boivin

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian Subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
Collector unknown  Search this
Preparation:
Wood Sample
Place:
Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Albizia stipulata (DC.) Boivin
USNM Number:
USw11364
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Wood Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f27428f4-637c-4192-bf64-e6efca0adcb8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2782530

Hydrocera triflora (L.) Wight & Arn.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
L. H. Cramer  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Waskaduwa., Kalutara, Western, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
17 Oct 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Geraniales Balsaminaceae
Published Name:
Hydrocera triflora (L.) Wight & Arn.
Barcode:
03363518
USNM Number:
2716513
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/317c4dd71-550a-412a-878f-08cc53af90a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14876179

Geranium nepalense Sweet

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
L. H. Cramer  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2000  Search this
Place:
Ceylon. Nuwara Eliya District: Nuwara Eliya Town., Central, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
9 Apr 1973
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Geraniales Geraniaceae Geranioideae
Published Name:
Geranium nepalense Sweet
Duchesnea indica (Andrews) Focke
Barcode:
03738303
USNM Number:
2803733
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a6aa0a1c-e282-4419-9c96-3e96f2143e0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15389749

Hygrophila sp.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
L. H. Cramer  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Along borders of paddy fields beside main road.  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Kalutara, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
7 Dec 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Acanthaceae
Published Name:
Hygrophila sp.
Barcode:
04697715
USNM Number:
2718042
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3282a22d5-bc8f-4536-b125-73780d2f70d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16844117

Hygrophila balsamica Raf.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
L. H. Cramer  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
In flooded paddy fields.  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Waskaduwa., Kalutara, Western, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
17 Oct 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Acanthaceae
Published Name:
Hygrophila balsamica Raf.
Barcode:
04697716
USNM Number:
2716509
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3954bd9d0-186c-4f27-a11a-ee4f62e46d93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16844118

Pericopsis mooniana Thwaites

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
M. Meijer  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Ratnapura, Kalawana Rd., Mile 21, culvert 4, Radjurawatte Estate, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
22 Jul 1970
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Pericopsis mooniana Thwaites
Barcode:
02274541
USNM Number:
2716202
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31112d083-9ff7-4335-9dff-4f0f42fe575c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13237661

Pericopsis mooniana Thwaites

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
AndrĂ© J. Kostermans  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Hiniduma, along river, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
28 Sep 1974
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Pericopsis mooniana Thwaites
Barcode:
02274540
USNM Number:
2867407
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37dd1a7b1-77f2-4ef7-aca1-8cc092251e8d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13237662

Thaddeus S. C. Lowe Family Photographs Collection

Creator:
Lowe, Thaddeus S. C.  Search this
Names:
Lowe, Leontine Gachon  Search this
Lowe, Thaddeus S. C.  Search this
Extent:
0.49 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Date:
bulk 1862-1895
1862-1965
Summary:
The Thaddeus S. C. Lowe Family Photographs Collection contains material from the post-Civil War activities of aeronaut Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, his wife, Leontine Augustine Gachon Lowe, and their family.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Lowe family photographs, including portraits and mounted stereographs of Lowe, his wife Leontine Augustine Gachon Lowe, and their children. The collection also includes a folding leather wallet album of carte de visite portraits of Lowe, Leontine Lowe, and their children. There are two albums of photographs from a world cruise made by Leontine Lowe, circa 1889, including photographs of India, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), China, Japan, Egypt, Palestine, and Greece. The images are round Kodak No. 2 photographs. The album pages have been dismounted. Besides family photographs, there are also photographs from the Civil War, including a Mathew Brady studio image of Lowe's Balloon Camp at Gaines' Hill during the battle of Fair Oaks, June 1, 1862, showing Lowe in the basket of a balloon held by Union soldiers; a portrait of Lowe with his father, Clovis Lowe; and a stereograph of one of Lowe's portable hydrogen generators. Photographs of Lowe's other business ventures include photographs of Lowe's Pasadena and Mt. Wilson Railway, later known as the Mt. Lowe Railway, and of a visit by Charles William Eliot, President of Harvard, to Pasadena and Mt. Wilson, April 1892, and a mounted photograph of a Lowe designed coke furnace in operation at the San Francisco Coke & Gas Company. Besides the photographs there is a letter from General Andrew A. Humphreys (Lowe's commanding officer) to Lowe, dated July 23, 1862.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by subject matter.
Biographical / Historical:
Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe (1832-1913), was a balloonist, the Chief Aeronaut of the Union Army's Balloon Corps, a self-trained scientist and engineer, and an inventor and entrepreneur. He was born in Jefferson Mills, New Hampshire on August 20, 1832. After leaving his local grammar school, Lowe educated himself in chemistry and meteorology. Lowe built a portable laboratory and traveled on the lecture circuit, lecturing on scientific subjects and giving public demonstrations. In 1855, Lowe married Leontine Augustine Gachon, a French actress; they eventually had ten children. Lowe acquired his first balloon in 1856, and first achieved public notice with a series of ascents in Ottawa in 1858. In 1859, Lowe developed plans for a transatlantic flight with his giant "City of New York" (later renamed "Great Western") balloon, though the attempt was never made. With the coming of the Civil War, Lowe offered his services as a balloonist to the Union Army. His reconnaissance operations were appreciated, but disputes over pay caused him to resign in 1863. Lowe developed and patented the water gas process for the production of hydrogen gas, and invented a series of ice-making machines. Lowe moved to California in 1887 and eventually settled in Pasadena, where he built ice plants and founded a bank. With David J. Macpherson, Lowe began the construction of the Pasadena and Mt. Wilson Railway. By 1899, Lowe had suffered financial setbacks and his fortune was lost. Thaddeus S. C. Lowe died at the age of 80 in Pasadena on January 16, 1913.
Provenance:
Lance Ferm, Gift, 2011
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Railroads  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Mt. Lowe Railway  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Citation:
Thaddeus S. C. Lowe Family Photographs Collection, Accession 2011-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2011.0025
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Thaddeus S. C. Lowe Family Photographs Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25a2aaf73-888e-41a6-ae12-bb8f134c2593
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2011-0025
Online Media:

Panchax dayi

Collector:
Frederick H. Stoye  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Asia
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Cyprinodontiformes, Aplocheiloidei, Aplocheilidae
Published Name:
Panchax dayi
Accession Number:
140607
USNM Number:
102204
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f623a29d-ef64-4df9-840c-43aa89bf2db8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5032895

Amblypharyngodon grandisquamis

Collector:
Frederick H. Stoye  Search this
Place:
Ceylon., Asia
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Ostariophysi, Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae
Published Name:
Amblypharyngodon grandisquamis
Accession Number:
140607
USNM Number:
102207
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39b6cac27-99be-4a6d-9252-4a99c541c97a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5032896

Belontia signata

Collector:
Frederick H. Stoye  Search this
Place:
Ceylon., Asia
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Anabantoidei, Osphronemidae, Belontiinae
Published Name:
Belontia signata
Accession Number:
140607
USNM Number:
102218
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cf8084cc-37da-497e-98b1-639077d6d182
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5230226

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