National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences Search this
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Stillwater County (Mont.)
Ries Crater (Germany)
Bosumtwi, Lake (Ghana)
This accession consists of field notes created by Carl Huntington Broedel, William Richard Jones, E. C. T. Chao, Everett Dale Jackson, James F. Luhr, and Tom Simkin.
Created under the auspices of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), these field books document
volcanological, petrological, and geological field work conducted in numerous places around the world. Sites include: Stillwater County, Montana; the Lake Bosumtwi Crater,
Ghana; the Nordlinger Ries Crater, Germany; California; Washington; Hawaii; American Samoa; South Africa; Europe; Greece; Italy; Mexico; Soviet Union; Spain; Australia; Chile;
Armenia; Scotland; and Ireland. Materials include field notes.
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director Search this
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
This accession consists of National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) exhibition records created during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1964-1982; John E. Reinhardt,
Acting Director, 1982-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. Exhibitions include:
"Traditional Costumery and Jewelry in Africa;" "Traditional Costumes and Jewelry of Egypt;" "African Art in Color;" "African Art in the Cycle of Life;" "The African Desert,
1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu;" "African Emblems of Status;" "African Gold: Selections from the Glassell Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston;" "African
Islam;" "African Mankala;" "African Masterpieces from the Musee de l'Homme;" "African Masterpieces from the News Orleans Museum of Art;" "The Art of the Personal Object;"
"Astonishment and Power: Kongo Minkisi and the Art of Renee Stout;" "BIG/small;" "Body of Evidence;" "Echoes of the Kalabari: Sculpture by Sokari Douglas Camp;" "Elimina:
Art and Trade on the West African Coast;" "The Essential Gourd;" "Ethiopia: The Christian Art of an African Nation;" "Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora;" "From
the Earth: African Ceramic Art;" "Go Well, My Child: Photographs by Constance Stuart Larrabee;" "Gold of Africa: Jewelry and Heredity Treasures of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali
and Senegal;" "A Human Ideal in African Art: Bamana Figurative Sculpture;" "Igbo Arts: Community and Cosmos;" "Images of Power and Identity;" "In and Out of Focus: Images
from Central Africa, 1885-1960;" "Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art;" "Insights;" "Life...Afterlife: African Funerary Sculpture;" "Objects of
Use;" "Patterns of Life: West African Strip-Weaving Traditions;" "Praise Poems: The Katherine White Collection;" "The Rising of a New Moon: A Century of Tabwa Art;" "Shoowa
Design: Raffia Textiles from Zaire;" "The Stranger Among Us;" "Thinking with Animals: African Images and Perceptions;" "Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution;" "Treasures
of Ancient Nigeria: Legacy of 2000 Years;" "West African Images;" and "Where Gods and Mortals Meet: Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art." Materials include newspaper clippings,
brochures, correspondence, memoranda, loan information, and news releases.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 1/5/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Fiske; Contact reference staff for details.