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Ayenia saligna (Sterculiaceae), a new species from Colombia

Author:
Dorr, Laurence J.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1996
Citation:
Dorr, Laurence J. 1996. "Ayenia saligna (Sterculiaceae), a new species from Colombia." Brittonia, 48, (2) 213–216.
Identifier:
34817
ISSN:
0007-196X
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_34817

Crafting gender women and folk art in Latin America and the Caribbean edited by Eli Bartra

Title:
Women and folk art in Latin America and the Caribbean
Editor:
Bartra, Eli  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 244 pages illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Latin America
Caribbean Area
Amérique latine
Caraïbes (Région)
Lateinamerika
Date:
2003
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Art populaire  Search this
Femmes artistes  Search this
ART--Folk & Outsider Art  Search this
Kunsthandwerk  Search this
Frau  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1157219

Mariposas endémicas de Colombia: guía para la identificación de las especies únicas del país = Endemic butterflies of Colombia: an identification guide for the country's unique species

Type:
Books
Date:
London / Bogotá: Natural History Museum and ProColombia, 2022
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1158219

Felix V. DiGiovanni collection from Colombia

Creator:
DiGiovanni, Felix V.  Search this
Beer, Paul  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (16mm)
100 Photographic prints (13.5 x 10.5)
0.1 Linear feet
7 Videocassettes (VHS)
Culture:
Guahibo  Search this
Piapoco (Piapoko)  Search this
Baniwa  Search this
Tukano (Tucano)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Photographic prints
Videocassettes (vhs)
Documentary films
Place:
Orinoco River Region (Venezuela and Colombia)
Date:
1935-1941
Summary:
This collection includes the original documentary film "Guahiboland: Indian Life in the Orinoco Plains of Colombia," produced and directed by Felix V. DiGiovanni in 1941. Also included are 100 photographic prints, shot by DiGiovanni and his cameraman Paul Beer, that document the daily life of Guahibo community members in the Vichada and Orinoco regions of Colombia between 1935-1941. Other indigenous communities photographed include the Piapoco (Piapoko), Baniwa, and Tukano (Tucano).
Scope and Contents:
Series 1: "Guahiboland: Indian Life in the Orinoco Plains of Colombia" film, 1941, includes the original 16mm film produced and directed by Felix V. DiGiovanni. Paul Beer served as the cameraman. The original film (approximately 1200 feet) came in two parts, a metal can with black and white film and a small, metal can with Kodachrome film. The NMAI film and video center made several viewing copies on VHS tapes.

Series 2: Photographs from the Colombian Plains, 1935-1941, includes 100 mounted black and white photographic prints (13 ½ x 10 ½) made by Felix DiGiovanni and Paul Beer. The majority of the photographs were shot during the making of DiGiovanni's documentary film and highlight the daily life and activities of Guahibo community members in the Orinoco and Vichada regions of Colombia. A smaller amount of photographs include other indigenous communities in the region including the Piapoco (Piapoko), Baniwa, and Tukano (Tucano). The captions and descriptions of the photographs were provided by the DiGiovanni family in 1992.

Catalog numbers: P25101-P25200.

Series 3: The Call of the Curassow and the Land of the Guahibo Indians, includes a copy of the manuscript written by Felix V.D. Giovanni and published posthumously by his wife Pauline in 1994. This was formerly in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation records in Box 422, Folder 13.
Arrangement:
Arranged into series by format, the photographs are arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Felix V. DiGiovanni (ca. 1913-1990) was an American engineer, writer, photographer, and filmmaker. He was raised in the Bronx and graduated with an engineering degree from The City College of New York in 1933. As a young man, he traveled throughout Colombia, Venezuela, and Brazil, and later became interested in documenting the eastern plains of Colombia, known as Los Llanos, as well as its inhabitants. In the late 1930s, he returned to Colombia to film a documentary on the indigenous people of the Vaupés region. DiGiovanni's partner in the expedition was Paul Beer. Beer (1904-1979) was a German photographer active in Bogota, Colombia, in the late 1920s. By 1941, DiGiovanni's documentary film about the Guahibo, "Guahiboland" was completed. In 1944 he returned to Colombia to work with the U.S. Cinchona Mission, which comprised a team of scientists travelling to the Andes region to find cinchona trees, whose bark produces the alkaloid quinine, used for treating malaria. DiGiovanni met Tom Bellis during this time. Bellis (1907-1993) was an officer with the Food and Drug Administration. From October 1942 until December 1945, he worked for the Board of Economic Warfare in Bogota, Colombia at the Instituto Nacional de Higiene Samper-Martinez. Here, he directed a laboratory which analyzed cinchona bark. In November 1945, Bellis purchased this set of photographs, along with 28 Guahibo artifacts, from DiGiovanni. Felix DiGiovanni returned to New York in 1946 and became a mechanical engineer with a major oil company. In 1960, he completed a draft of a manuscript about his experiences with the Guahibo, titled The Call of the Curassow and the Land of the Guahibo Indians. He intended to publish it and also produce a Spanish translation, but he died December 31, 1990, before it could be finished. In 1994, Pauline DiGiovanni, DiGiovanni's widow, published 40 copies of the manuscript in English. After the expedition with DiGiovanni, Paul Beer's photography focused primarily on architectural and industrial themes. He lived in Bogota until his death in 1979.

Biographical note from: https://sova.si.edu/record/NAA.PhotoLot.1995-41
Related Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives (NAA) holds a collection of Felix DiGiovanni and Paul Beer photographs of the Guahibo and other indigenous tribes of eastern Colombia, Photo lot 1995-41. https://sova.si.edu/record/NAA.PhotoLot.1995-41
Separated Materials:
A collection of Guahibo ethnographic materials were also donated to the National Museum of the American Indian object collections with catalog numbers 25/4002-25/4047. See the Smithsonian Collections Search Center.
Provenance:
Gift of Felix V. and Pauline G. DiGiovanni, 1992.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives 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:
Rights retrictions apply. Contact the NMAI Archives center (nmaiphotos@si.edu) for more information.
Genre/Form:
Documentary films
Photographic prints
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Felix V. DiGiovanni collection from Colombia, image #, NMAI.AC.300, National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.300
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv494ace419-bffa-4e6a-8381-7f50c028401e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-300

Miniature plate

Culture/People:
Pasto  Search this
Collector:
Andrew Meyer (A. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1896-1982  Search this
Previous owner:
Andrew Meyer (A. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1896-1982  Search this
Donor:
Andrew Meyer (A. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1896-1982  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature plate
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint, metal foil, tree pitch/gum
Techniques:
Lathed, painted, coated
Dimensions:
4.5 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Pasto; Pasto Municipality; Nariño Department; Colombia
Date created:
circa 1925
Catalog Number:
18/2848
Barcode:
182848.000
See related items:
Pasto
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69cb106f8-b50f-4484-8f7e-5ccfeba19682
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_195613
Online Media:

Miniature cup

Culture/People:
Pasto  Search this
Collector:
Andrew Meyer (A. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1896-1982  Search this
Previous owner:
Andrew Meyer (A. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1896-1982  Search this
Donor:
Andrew Meyer (A. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1896-1982  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature cup
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint, tree pitch/gum, metal foil
Techniques:
Carved, painted, coated
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Pasto; Pasto Municipality; Nariño Department; Colombia
Date created:
circa 1925
Catalog Number:
18/2849
Barcode:
182849.000
See related items:
Pasto
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66f177ec9-c0f4-4575-a435-87b2a2f4dab9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_195614
Online Media:

Bright spots for research and conservation of the largetooth sawfish Pristis pristis in Colombia and Panama

Author:
Lopez-Angarita, Juliana  Search this
Camilo Cubillos-M, Juan  Search this
Villate-Moreno, Melany  Search this
Del Cid, Annissamyd  Search this
Diaz, Juan M.  Search this
Cooke, Richard  Search this
Cagua, E. Fernando  Search this
Tilley, Alexander  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2021
Citation:
Lopez-Angarita, Juliana, Camilo Cubillos-M, Juan, Villate-Moreno, Melany, Del Cid, Annissamyd, Diaz, Juan M., Cooke, Richard, Cagua, E. Fernando, and Tilley, Alexander. 2021. "Bright spots for research and conservation of the largetooth sawfish Pristis pristis in Colombia and Panama." Endangered Species Research, 46 147–160. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr01150.
Identifier:
163691
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.3354/esr01150
ISSN:
1863-5407
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_163691

Necromys urichi

Collector:
P. Hershkovitz  Search this
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Sierra Negra, Villa Nueva, Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
20 Dec 1942
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Rodentia, Myomorpha, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae
Published Name:
Necromys urichi
Akodon bogotensis
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 1153
USNM Number:
280775
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3726fb197-4555-4db5-af27-8d9cc1b70cb6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7224570

Necromys urichi

Collector:
P. Hershkovitz  Search this
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Sierra Negra, Villa Nueva, Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
20 Dec 1942
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Rodentia, Myomorpha, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae
Published Name:
Necromys urichi
Akodon bogotensis
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 1156
USNM Number:
280777
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dba1c7ca-cbc7-4572-b2f1-673b968ffb1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7224571

Necromys urichi

Collector:
P. Hershkovitz  Search this
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Sierra Negra, Villa Nueva, Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
20 Dec 1942
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Rodentia, Myomorpha, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae
Published Name:
Necromys urichi
Akodon bogotensis
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 1246
USNM Number:
280792
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a2d1ff48-d250-4f96-96d8-106bcd080201
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7224572

Megalamphodus sweglesi Gery

Collector:
Kyle Swegles  Search this
Type Citation:
Gery, J. 1961. Tropical Fish Hobbyist. 9 (9): 36, 7.
Type Status:
Holotype
Place:
Upper Amazon, Surroundings of "Leticia" (Columbian District), Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Ostariophysi, Characiformes, Characidae
Published Name:
Megalamphodus sweglesi Gery
Accession Number:
235493
USNM Number:
196090
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33d19a4c3-6198-44e9-8283-5354a3e0fc94
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5058082

Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
J. A. Ford  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea  Search this
Length - Total:
2070 cm
Preparation:
Baleen
Partial Skull
Skull
Remarks:
6 plates
Ear bone (periotics)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Point Barrow, 5 Miles Off Iglurak Island, Alaska, United States, North America, Arctic Ocean
Collection Date:
14 Sep 1931
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti, Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Accession Number:
121774
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
257513
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3915c356c-3026-47d6-925c-574f8c0380ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7507422

Odocoileus virginianus goudotii

Collector:
Nicefero Maria, (Brother)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Paramo De Suma Paz, Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
1924
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Artiodactyla, Cervidae, Capreolinae
Published Name:
Odocoileus virginianus goudotii
Accession Number:
071555
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
239989
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ee343640-8039-431e-88a3-5b3c3362b14f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7283743

Callicebus ornatus

Collector:
Nicefero Maria, (Brother)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Villavicencio, Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
Sep 1925
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Primates, Haplorrhini, Pitheciidae, Callicebinae
Published Name:
Callicebus ornatus
Callicebus cupreus ornatus
Accession Number:
091820
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
241411
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c66b6e61-2963-4cda-93dc-d7605df0cad8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7284277

Atelopus spurrelli

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
El Valle, Chocó, Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
12 Feb 1962
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae
Published Name:
Atelopus spurrelli
Accession Number:
249123
Other Numbers:
Field Number : UV 86
USNM Number:
151280
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36b835b36-9219-40f9-ac13-0b207f8912ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6295549

Cyclarhis gujanensis canticus

Collector:
Collector Unknown  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
unknown
Place:
Santa Marta, Colombia, South America
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Vireonidae
Published Name:
Cyclarhis gujanensis canticus
Accession Number:
000000
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 21107
USNM Number:
32719
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a259a04d-3582-429b-b110-f1571a257f1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4004827
Online Media:

Olallamys albicauda

Collector:
Nicefero Maria, (Brother)  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Ecological remarks by collector(s): no  Search this
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Choachi, Colombia, South America
Collection Date:
1925
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Rodentia, Hystricomorpha, Echimyidae, Dactylomyinae
Published Name:
Olallamys albicauda
Olallamys albicauda apolinari
Accession Number:
091820
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 363
USNM Number:
241343
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32fabcd26-3343-43d4-95c8-f8a60d571b4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7020062

Bassaricyon alleni

Collector:
Collector Unknown  Search this
Preparation:
Skeleton
Skin
Skull
Remarks:
damaged
Sex:
Male
Place:
Locality Unknown
Collection Date:
16 Jan 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Procyonidae
Published Name:
Bassaricyon alleni
Bassaricyon gabbii
Accession Number:
290776
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : NZP 25348
USNM Number:
395837
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33bd37f99-db43-4a6a-84f8-0b574ceefe15
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7047893

Smilisca cyanosticta

Biogeographical Region:
Neotropical Region  Search this
Expedition:
Conservation International Rapid Assessment Program  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Sex:
Male
Place:
Union Camp, Colombia River Forest Reserve, Toledo, Belize, North America
Collection Date:
5 Apr 1992
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Anura, Hylinae
Published Name:
Smilisca cyanosticta
Accession Number:
399696
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 107291
USNM Number:
319762
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a17c15f8-d812-4233-bfa3-00e4cc11ede4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6175969

Scleractinia

Collector:
C. F. Brown  Search this
Geologic Age:
Miocene
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Cerro Campana, near Ranch Coloncita, S. 60 degrees E. of Cartagena, 10 + miles, Colombia
Collection Date:
27 Sep 1919
USNM Number:
63272
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Invertebrate Zoology
Cnidaria
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/324897207-b45b-4166-8f4e-ea781f0f8b9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_35273

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