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American Dermatoglyphics Association records

Creator:
American Dermatoglyphics Association  Search this
Extent:
187.5 Linear feet
Note:
Portions of the collection are stored off-site. Advanced notice must be given to view the collection.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1960 - circa 2010
Scope and Contents:
The American Dermatoglyphics Association records are comprised of business records, including correspondence, minutes, newsletters, and several dermatoglyphics collections. These collections feature finger and palm prints from studies undertaken by American Dermatoglyphics Association members, along with accompanying documentation and publications.

Additions to the collection received after the initial deposit are identified by their accretion number. They are as follows:

2003-27 Accretion: Mavalwala's Parsi (India) research (fingerprints); Seltzer's breast cancer research (fingerprints/palm prints); Chris Plato research - Guatemala, Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras (hand/wrist x-rays). This accretion also contains copies of the International Dermatoglyphics Association Newsletter (1963-1987).

2004-09 Accretion: 59 boxes

2005-11 Accretion: 7 boxes and rolled charts

2010-31 Accretion: Cheryl Sorenson Jamison and Robert J. Meier research files. Cheryl Jamison's files consist of dermatoglyphic prints of dyslexic children from 1986 in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Indiana. Robert Meier's files consist of dermatoglyphic prints he collected from the following populations: Easter Islanders (1964-1965); Inupiat Residents of Pt. Barrow, Alaska (1932); Alaskan Native Populations (1962-1971); and Indiana University Students (1987). His files also include prints from Illinois families (circa 1970s; collected by R. Peter Johnson) and Colombians (circa 1970s; collected by Robert MacLennan). 15 boxes.

2011-35 Accretion: Terry E. Reed general twin population prints and Richard Osborne twin prints. Terry Reed's collection of prints of twins and twin families are from various studies at Indiana University from 1972 to 1995. Prints of families with genetic conditions were separated and were not sent to the NAA. Includes reprints of articles and bibliography of Terry Reed's research using prints. Richard Osborne's prints were collected in the 1950s and given to David Stoney for his thesis research in the 1980s. They were passed on to Terry Reed through Peg Davee in 1988 and used in Reed's research on fingerprint arch heritability. 19 record storage boxes.

2012-02 Accretion: Wladimir Wertelecki research files. Mostly dermatoglyphic prints from the 1970-80s. Consists of lunula research prints of college students and Down's syndrome patients in South Carolina as well as prints from the following populations: South Carolina families, African American college students in Orangeburg, South Carolina; Caucasians in Boston, Massachusettes; Greeks; and patients with various medical disorders. Also contains cyclograms, dermatoglyphic readings, and teaching materials. 9 record storage boxes.

2013-20 Accretion: Terry E. Reed general twin population prints. This accretion consists of prints from his twin studies research at Indiana University Medical Center in the 1980s-1990s; McMaster University Medical Centre in the 1970s; and various veteran centers throughout the US as part of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) twin study in 1971-1973 and 1981-1982. Also in his files are prints from Nancy Segal's 1970s study on twins for her thesis at University of Chicago, as well as prints from Michele Carliere's 1990s research on French twins at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.

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.
Historical Note:
In 1973 and 1974, following dermatoglyphics symposia meetings of the American Society of Human Genetics, plans were laid to organize the American Dermatoglyphics Association (ADA). Its first meeting was in October 1975 when bylaws were adopted. In 1981, the ADA was incorporated in Maryland and in 1982, the membership adopted a detailed constitution, which declared that the ADA's purpose was "to advance the science and application of dermatoglyphics particularly in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean and to facilitate cooperation with other associations that have similar aims." To this end, the ADA held its annual meetings in conjunction with other related scientific organizations such as the American Association of Physical Anthroplologists and the American Society of Human Genetics. The ADA published a newsletter and its membership was open to all interested persons, but there was a class of fellows for which there were academic and other requirements. The ADA was dissolved in 2018.
Restrictions:
Materials may be restricted for privacy reasons. Contact the repository for more information.

Access to the American Dermatoglyphics Association records requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
dermatoglyphics  Search this
Fingerprints  Search this
Intellectual disability  Search this
Biological anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
American Dermatoglyphics Association records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1993-17
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw392bcd132-9a56-4367-9a5c-66b6f1ec7c62
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1993-17

Treasure Island

Manufacturer:
The Schmitz-Horning Co., Cleveland, Ohio, 1905 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
Chromolithograph on paper
Dimensions:
208 x 49.5 cm (81 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.)
Type:
Wallcoverings
Scenic - panel
Object Name:
Scenic - panel
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Date:
1930–40
Credit Line:
Gift of Wallpaper Council, Inc.
Accession Number:
1960-163-146
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c4554c6f-a99d-42ad-9c2c-819bc14ba375
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1960-163-146
Online Media:

Pair Of Garters

Donor Name:
Tom Bacon Rind  Search this
Culture:
Osage (Wazhazhe)  Search this
Object Type:
Garter
Place:
Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1932
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
120063
USNM Number:
E364517-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31eccbbf5-b4db-47c5-85d1-174c15167549
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8410244
Online Media:

Missions des P. P. du Saint Esprit Porteuse de Vin de Palme

Creator:
Bienaimé, J.  Search this
Holy Ghost Fathers  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Palm wine carriers."
Printed text on recto reads: "Mission des P.P. du Saint-Esprit / Porteuse de Vin de Palme." Printed text on verso reads: "Phototypie J. Bienaimé, Reims."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-12-30
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Provenance:
I.U.: Indiana University collection; Donation.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Households  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0792
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7f4f528aa-2189-42b9-a064-dbf8cc90e214
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2726

Amelia Earhart's Palm Print

Artist:
Amelia Mary Earhart, 24 Jul 1897 - c. 2 Jul 1937  Search this
Sitter:
Amelia Mary Earhart, 24 Jul 1897 - c. 2 Jul 1937  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27.9 x 21.5cm (11 x 8 7/16")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Print
Date:
June 8, 1933
Topic:
Amelia Mary Earhart: Female  Search this
Amelia Mary Earhart: Science and Technology\Aviator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division
Object number:
EXH.AE.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e5971c35-e70d-4418-be71-57ee076f478e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.AE.17

William Nicholson Jennings (1860-1946)

Creator:
Jennings, William Nicholson 1860-1946  Search this
Subject:
Jennings, William Nicholson 1860-1946  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1939
July 1939
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Fingerprints  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4386]
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_396056

William Nicholson Jennings (1860-1946)

Creator:
Jennings, William Nicholson 1860-1946  Search this
Subject:
Jennings, William Nicholson 1860-1946  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1939
July 1939
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Fingerprints  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4387]
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_396057

Populational analysis of finger and palm prints in highland and lowland Maya Indians

Author:
Newman, Marshall T.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1960
Citation:
Newman, Marshall T. 1960. "Populational analysis of finger and palm prints in highland and lowland Maya Indians." American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 18, (1) 45–58.
Identifier:
120195
ISSN:
0002-9483
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_120195

MS 7357 Material relating to dermatoglyphics of Mayan groups

Creator:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Correspondent:
Cummins, Harold, 1893-1976  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (ca. 5 inches)
Culture:
Maya  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters
Tables (documents)
Fingerprints
Palm prints
Date:
ca. 1947-1949
Scope and Contents:
Includes finger prints and palm prints identified by person and group; tabular documents prepared in analyzing the prints; and correspondence with Harold Cummins. The material is for Kanjobal speakers (Soloma), Quiche speakers (mostly Santa Clara la Laguna), Mam, and Cakchiquel (Patzun).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7357
Topic:
Physical anthropology -- dermatoglyphics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Tables (documents)
Fingerprints
Palm prints
Citation:
Manuscript 7357, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7357
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35255da63-1038-4aeb-b6f7-49cd27a51c47
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7357

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