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Continents Adrift

Creator:
Scientific American  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (172 pages)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Date:
1972
Restrictions:
Item in off site storage. Contact archives for information on availability.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Archeology -- continental drift  Search this
Archeology -- earth, origin of  Search this
Genre/Form:
Printed material
Citation:
Cite as for book.
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Archaeology reports and related material collection
Archaeology reports and related material collection / Reports and related material
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a6ed3205-f994-4b64-88aa-fb32c3c2b7b9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1705

TW 086 Watt and Wiz and Geographic Spcls, The Birds and Australia Continental Drift nd

Collection Creator:
Wisner, Tom, 1930-2010  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Tom Wisner collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklikfe Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Tom Wisner papers
Tom Wisner papers / Series 3: Visual Recordings / 997
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk56405a92c-cfde-499e-be66-17eced854802
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-wisn-ref1063

0220 Genetic Continental Drift

Collection Creator:
Krantz, Grover S.  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000
Collection Restrictions:
Materials that include student grades are restricted until 2081. Nude photographs of Grover were restricted until 2017. Electronic records are restricted due to preservation concerns.

Access to the Grover Sanders Krantz papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Grover Sanders Krantz papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Grover Sanders Krantz papers
Grover Sanders Krantz papers / Series 2: Writings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c0e61a96-b355-446f-836b-d058c45630d9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2003-21-ref39

Loxsoma cunninghamii W.T. Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
51 - New Zealand  Search this
Collector:
R. Cooper  Search this
N. Nickerson  Search this
Place:
Evidence of the Gondwanaland continent prior to continental drift, Mangamuka Forest Park, Kaitaia., New Zealand, Australasia
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 30/10/79
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Cyatheales Loxsomataceae
Published Name:
Loxsoma cunninghamii W.T. Aiton
Barcode:
01444997
USNM Number:
2947677
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39c37a40d-247f-4c7a-9fea-cb600352e9f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12412024

Paleomagnetic rotations and continental deformation / edited by Catherine Kissel and Carlo Laj

Author:
NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Paleomagnetic Rotations and Continental Deformation (1988 : Loutra Aidēpsou, Greece)  Search this
Kissel, Catherine  Search this
Laj, Carlo  Search this
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Scientific Affairs Division  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 516 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Earth (Planet)
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Paleomagnetism  Search this
Continental drift  Search this
Crust  Search this
Call number:
QE511.P335 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374488

Continental Drift II

Maker:
Mongezi Ncaphayi, born 1983, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Etching and chine collé on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 91.3 × 60 cm (35 15/16 × 23 5/8 in.)
Type:
Drawing and Collage
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
2013
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2014-23-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7bc5f3f0e-adc6-4eb1-8fd2-69cfef2d37c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-23-5

Patrick Mason Hurley (1912-2000)

Creator:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Subject:
Hurley, Patrick M. 1912-  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1967
08/01/1967
Topic:
Geochemistry  Search this
Geology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4246]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393872

Bailey Willis Glass Plate Photonegatives Collection

Creator:
Willis, Bailey, 1857-1949  Search this
Names:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927  Search this
Willis, Bailey, 1857-1949  Search this
Extent:
160 Items (Glass plate photonegatives, Box 1-13, 12.7x20.3 cm, 15.2x25.4 cm)
119 Items (Modern copy prints, Box 14-15, 12x19.5 cm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Glass negatives, modern copy prints
Place:
Japan
China
Date:
circa 1904
Scope and Contents:
Bailey Willis Glass Plate Photonegatives Collection consists of 160 glass plate photonegatives and 119 modern copy prints mostly of Japanese subjects. Depicting Meiji-era Japan and traditional paintings, the photographs are attributed to the prominent American geologist Bailey Willis, who travelled to Japan in 1904 in his return trip from China to the U.S. From 1903 to 1904, Willis led a scientific expedition to China to conduct geological and paleontological investigations under the auspices of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. The expedition was proposed by Dr. Charles D. Walcott, the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, who would become the fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907. After the expedition, the Smithsonian Institution took custody of 375 glass plate photonegatives taken by Willis during his Chinese expedition. The current Willis Collection does not retain Chinese glass plate photonegatives, which appear to be housed in the Huntington Library. Twelve original prints of China are in the Charles Lang Freer Papers, acquired by Freer directly from Willis. The Willis Collection richly documents Japanese local scenes, people, buildings, industries, agriculture, and art. It also contains a small number of Middle Eastern and Western images. These photographs are thought to be taken and/or purchased by Willis during his short stay in Japan in 1904, although there is no direct evidence that Willis was the original photographer of any or all of these. Since there are many views of locations that Willis never visited, it seems likely that the plates were acquired from another photographer.
Arrangement:
Box 1-3 Japanese paintings; Box 4-11 Japanese scenes; Box 12 Middle Eastern scenes, miscellaneous; Box 13 Western scenes, miscellaneous; Box 14 Japanese painting and scenes; Box 15 Japanese scenes
Biographical / Historical:
Bailey Willis was born at his parents' country estate at Idlewild-on-Hudson, near Cornwall, New York in 1857. He was the son of Nathaniel Parker Willis, a poet and journalist, and Cornelia (Grinnell) Willis of the prominent New England Grinnell family. His maternal granduncle, Henry Grinnell, was a benefactor of Arctic expeditions. His mother was instrumental in nurturing young Willis's interest in nature and exploration. After his father's death when Willis was ten years old, his mother, concerned about her son's "tendency to dream ineffectually," decided to train him in the stern disciplines of mathematics and science (Willis, A Yanqui in Patagonia 4). At the age of thirteen, Willis began schooling in Germany, where he received rigorous Prussian education.
Returning to New York in 1874, Willis entered the School of Mines at Columbia University, graduating with degrees in Mining Engineering in 1878 and Civil Engineering in 1879. After graduation Willis worked as an assistant for Raphael Pumpelly, a prominent geologist, by estimating iron and coal resources for the Northern Pacific Railroad. Geological work in the Pacific Northwest convinced Willis to support the preservation of Mount Rainier and its surroundings. The Mount Rainier National Park was established by law in 1899.
In 1882 Willis married his cousin Altona Holstein Grinnell. After her death in 1896, he married Margaret Delight Baker, daughter of anatomist Frank Baker. Margaret assisted Willis as draftsman and secretary.
Willis first earned international recognition as a geologist in the field of structural geology. Following the bankruptcy of the Northern Pacific Railway in 1884, Willis worked on assignments from the United States Geological Survey. While working in the southern Appalachian Mountains, he became interested in what had caused folding and faulting. By using laboratory experiments, Willis investigated the conditions causing the deformation of strata and published his new interpretation of the deformation in the report "The Mechanics of Appalachian Structure" (1893). This study established him as one of the country's leading structural geologists. His later book Geologic Structures (1923) went into three editions.
In addition to geological studies in the United States, Willis actively engaged himself in foreign expeditions throughout his life. From 1903 to1904, Willis led a scientific expedition to China under the auspices of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. With Eliot Blackwelder, an associate geologist, and R. H. Sargent, a topographer, the expedition investigated the geomorphology, stratigraphy, and paleontology of the country. The result of the expedition appeared as Research in China in 1907, which won a gold medal from the Geographic Society of France. Furthermore, in recognition of this work, Willis was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Berlin in 1910. In the same year the Argentine government invited Willis to conduct a geological survey of Patagonia for the region's irrigation potential.
In 1915, at age 59, Willis accepted a position of Chairman of the Department of Geology at Stanford University, where he remained affiliated as a professor emeritus after his retirement. In California, Willis extended his research to the area of seismology, and served as President of the Seismological Society of America. Believing in the permanence of continents, he held an oppositional view to the continental drift theories. In 1949, Willis died in Palo Alto, California at age 91.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1991.06
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives, Modern copy prints
Citation:
Bailey Willis Glass Plate Photonegatives Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Identifier:
FSA.A1991.06
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32ea56c31-3dd6-4da9-9efe-f420d2e44969
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1991-06
Online Media:

Long distance dispersal in the assembly of floras: A review of progress and prospects in North America

Author:
Rodriguez, Aaron  Search this
Ickert-Bond, Stefanie  Search this
Harris, Aj  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2018
Citation:
Harris, Aj, Ickert-Bond, Stefanie and Rodriguez, Aaron. 2018. Long distance dispersal in the assembly of floras: A review of progress and prospects in North America. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 56(5): 430-448. doi:10.1111/jse.12422
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Botany  Search this
Plants  Search this
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Botany
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_148794

Paleontologists and Continental Drift

Author:
Hickey, Leo J.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1980
Citation:
Hickey, Leo J. 1980. Paleontologists and Continental Drift. Science, 210(4475): 1200
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
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Paleobiology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_98267

Collections-based science in the 21st Century

Author:
Funk, Vicki A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2018
Citation:
Funk, Vicki A. 2018. Collections-based science in the 21st Century. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 56(3): 175-193. doi:10.1111/jse.12315
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Plants  Search this
Natural History  Search this
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Botany
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_146277

Paleontologists and Continental Drift

Author:
Hickey, Leo J.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1980
Citation:
Hickey, Leo J. 1980. "Paleontologists and Continental Drift." Science, 210, (4475) 1200.
Identifier:
98267
ISSN:
0036-8075
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_98267

[Review] Evoluntionary Biology of the New World Monkeys and Continental Drift, eds. R. L. Ciochon and A. B. Chiarelli. Plenum Press

Author:
Thorington, Richard W., Jr.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1982
Citation:
Thorington, Richard W., Jr. 1982. "[Review] Evoluntionary Biology of the New World Monkeys and Continental Drift, eds. R. L. Ciochon and A. B. Chiarelli. Plenum Press." Journal of mammalogy, 63, (1) 184–185.
Identifier:
94132
ISSN:
0022-2372
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_94132

A review of the systematics and zoogeography of the freshwater species of Palaemonetes Heller of North America (Crustacea, Decapoda) / Ned E. Strenth

Author:
Strenth, Ned E  Search this
Physical description:
27 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
North America
Date:
1976
Topic:
Palaemonetes  Search this
Crustacea--Classification  Search this
Crustacea--Geographical distribution  Search this
Crustacea  Search this
Call number:
QL444.M33 S915
QL444.M33 S915
QL1.S664 no. 228
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_74480

Organisms and continents through time : methods of assessing relationships between past and present biologic distributions and the positions of continents : a symposium volume of 23 papers / edited by N.F. Hughes

Editor:
Hughes, Norman F (Norman Francis)  Search this
Author:
Geological Society of London  Search this
Palaeontological Association  Search this
Systematics Association  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 334 pages : illustrations, charts, maps (some folded) ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
1973
Topic:
Paleobiogeography  Search this
Continental drift  Search this
Paléobiogéographie--Congrès  Search this
Continents, Dérive des--Congrès  Search this
PALEONTOLOGY  Search this
CONTINENTAL DRIFT  Search this
CONFERENCES  Search this
Call number:
QE721.2.P24 O68
QE721.2.P24
QE721.2.P24O68
QE721.2.P24
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_37976

Mineral deposits, continental drift, and plate tectonics / edited by J. E. Wright

Author:
Wright, J. B  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 417 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1977
C1977
Topic:
Continental drift  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Plate tectonics  Search this
Call number:
QE511.5 .M56X
QE511.5.M56X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_91258

Drifting continents and shifting theories : the modern revolution in geology and scientific change / H.E. LeGrand

Author:
LeGrand, H. E (Homer Eugene) 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 313 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
Topic:
Continental drift  Search this
Science--Philosophy  Search this
Science--Methodology  Search this
Call number:
QE511.5.L44 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_394047

Drifting continents & colliding paradigms : perspectives on the geoscience revolution / John A. Stewart

Author:
Stewart, John A  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 285 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Continental drift  Search this
Science--Philosophy  Search this
Call number:
QE511.5.S86 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_396412

The history of the earth's crust; a symposium. Edited by Robert A. Phinney

Editor:
Phinney, Robert A.  Search this
Author:
Columbia University Department of Geology  Search this
Goddard Institute for Space Studies  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 244 pages illustrations, maps (some color) 29 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Earth (Planet)
Date:
1968
Topic:
Earth-Crust  Search this
Earth-Mantle  Search this
Planets--Mantles  Search this
Planets--Crust  Search this
Lithosfeer  Search this
Crust  Search this
Mantle  Search this
Call number:
QE511 .H67 1968
QE511 .H67
QE511.H67 1968
QE511.H67
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_9171

Women in Science Wednesday: Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Archive  Search this
See more posts:
The Bigger Picture | Smithsonian Institution Archives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_eb75b637b05d6dbc95cfeca459f78a2e

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