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Smithsonian Underwater Archaeology Film Collection

Creator:
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Names:
Explorers' Guild  Search this
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1960s
Scope and Contents:
Approximately 50 reels of 16mm motion picture film in various lengths, some are in cans. Includes the negative and completed film, narrated by Mendel Peterson for the Explorers' Guild film, and two short color films show Peterson and another man doing carpentry work in an outdoor setting, then straining a liquid into a bottle.
Biographical / Historical:
Most of the film in the collection was made in the 1960s by or under Mendel Peterson, then curator of underwater archaeology in the Division of Armed Forces History. Some footage was made for a project sponsored by the Explorers' Guild, according to information supplied by Joe Young.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Underwater archaeology -- 1960's  Search this
Citation:
Smithsonian Underwater Archaeology Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0262
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0262

Peterson, Mendel

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 16: Division of Archaeology / 16.6: Subject Files / News releases
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref11462

Peterson, Mendel

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 47
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 2: Alpha-Subject File / Kellogg, Remington
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref1289

Peterson, Mendel L.

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 16: Division of Archaeology / 16.2: Correspondence / M
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref7972

Folder 57 Peterson, Mendel L. Includes photograph.

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 420, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Biographical Files
See more items in:
Biographical Files
Biographical Files / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0420-refidd1e3506

Peterson, Mendel L. (1969-1970)

Collection Creator::
Tyler, James C., 1935-  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-082, James C. Tyler Papers
See more items in:
James C. Tyler Papers
James C. Tyler Papers / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa05-082-refidd1e7586

PAEC - Peterson, Mendel L., 1969-1970

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 75 of 108
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 334, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director, Subject Files
See more items in:
Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 75
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0334-refidd1e37638

Research Project, Peterson, Mendel, 1965

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 14 of 108
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 334, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director, Subject Files
See more items in:
Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 14
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0334-refidd1e4551

Biographical Files, 1953-1969

Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Date:
1953
1953-1969
Topic:
Underwater archeology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00757
See more items in:
Biographical Files 1953-1969 [National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229727

Agency history, 1947-1984

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Military History  Search this
Subject:
Goins, Craddock R. Jr  Search this
Kloster, Donald E  Search this
Howell, Edgar M  Search this
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1968
1968-1981
1947-1984
Topic:
Military history  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00104
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218182

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1954-1976

Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Physical description:
3.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1954
1954-1976
Topic:
Underwater archaeology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00472
See more items in:
Correspondence and Memoranda 1954-1976 [National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220024

Budget Records, 1956-1971

Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Physical description:
.83 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1956-1971
Topic:
Budget  Search this
Budget process  Search this
Underwater archaeology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00474
See more items in:
Budget Records 1956-1971 [National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220026

Publication Records, 1952-1973

Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Physical description:
4.91 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Brochures
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1952
1952-1973
Topic:
Underwater archaeology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00475
See more items in:
Publication Records 1952-1973 [National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220027

Agency history, 1969-1973

Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1969
1969-1973
Topic:
Underwater archeology  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00126
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220975

Agency history, 1947-1984

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Naval History  Search this
Subject:
Houchins, Lee  Search this
Jackson, Melvin H  Search this
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Langley, Harold D  Search this
Howell, Edgar M  Search this
Lundeberg, Philip K  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Naval History  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Naval History  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Naval History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Armed Forces History  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1947
1947-1984
Topic:
Military history  Search this
Naval history  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00246
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_222930

Sam Han T'ong Bo, Korea, 1097-1105

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Korea
Date made:
1097 - 1105
Credit Line:
Peterson, Mendel
ID Number:
NU.NU81051.001
Catalog number:
NU81051.001
Accession number:
253091
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-2c24-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832956
Online Media:

Choson T'ong Bo, Korea, 1423

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Korea
Date made:
1423
Credit Line:
Peterson, Mendel
ID Number:
NU.NU81051.003
Catalog number:
NU81051.003
Accession number:
253091
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1fce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832981
Online Media:

Choson T'ong Bo, Korea, 1423

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Korea
Date made:
1423
Credit Line:
Peterson, Mendel
ID Number:
NU.NU81051.002
Catalog number:
NU81051.002
Accession number:
253091
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1fd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832982
Online Media:

Sip Chon T'ong Bo, Korea, 1650 - 1660

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 mm x 38.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 17/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Korea
Date made:
1650 - 1660
Credit Line:
Peterson, Mendel
ID Number:
NU.NU81051.004
Catalog number:
NU81051.004
Accession number:
253091
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1fd4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832986
Online Media:

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1678

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 mm x 27 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Korea
Date made:
1678
Credit Line:
Peterson, Mendel
ID Number:
NU.NU81051.005
Catalog number:
NU81051.005
Accession number:
253091
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-20b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832989
Online Media:

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