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Aplysia

Creator:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-09-01T14:37:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Tropics;Biology  Search this
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BocasResearchStation
Data Source:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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BocasResearchStation
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edanmdm:yt_7qfFnoQUEvQ

Food in the Garden 2014: The Chesapeake

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2014-12-19T19:48:28.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
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National Museum of American History
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Eat More Milk Eat Less Wheat Meat Fats Sugar

Issuing body:
United States Food Administration  Search this
Creator:
United States Food Administration  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (1/4 size; Multi-color, 28 x 53.5 cm)
Container:
Box 21, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Transit ad
Posters
Place:
United States
Date:
1917
Image:
Main Image: A Milk bottle labeled "A Square Meal Butter Fat Sugar Protein Mineral Salts"

Other Image(s): U.S. Food Administration symbol: 4 sheaves of wheat around shield with U.S. design on it
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 6331
General:
Issued by: [U.S. Food Administration]

Artist(s): Anon
Printing Info:
Printing Information: 1917
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. 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:
Conservation/Food production  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Conservation of natural resources  Search this
Food conservation  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transit Ad
Posters -- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 2: World War One / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep889d8a79d-4656-4da9-b82d-466d528853af
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref7388

Minutes

Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
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Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Variation in Milk Proteins Across Lactation in Pongo pygmaeus and Gorilla gorilla

Author:
Cleland, Timothy P.  Search this
Power, Michael L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2022
Citation:
Cleland, Timothy P. and Power, Michael L. 2022. "Variation in Milk Proteins Across Lactation in Pongo pygmaeus and Gorilla gorilla." Journal of Proteome Research, 21 2647–2654. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jproteome.2c00373.
Identifier:
166578
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jproteome.2c00373
ISSN:
1535-3893
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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EX 15,644, Leather and leather treatments (physical, chemical and rheological and other physical studies of hide collagen and other high polymers of protein)

Collection Creator:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation  Search this
Container:
Box 83, Folder 1-2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945 - 1952
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage and audio visual materials. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period, reference copies do not exist for audio visual materials. Arrangements must be made with the Archives Center staff two weeks prior to a scheduled research visit. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records / Series 5: Research and Development Department Records / 5.10: Experimental (EX) Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83f8f4570-7cf9-4a2c-9840-e32ae3447f30
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0277-ref5953

EX 15,645, The study of protein reactions, especially tanning

Collection Creator:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation  Search this
Container:
Box 83, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945 - 1947
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage and audio visual materials. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period, reference copies do not exist for audio visual materials. Arrangements must be made with the Archives Center staff two weeks prior to a scheduled research visit. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records / Series 5: Research and Development Department Records / 5.10: Experimental (EX) Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep896cf6ee9-d517-4a4f-b884-552a4f793753
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0277-ref5954

EX 15,646, Chemical formation of long protein and protein-like polymers chains of predetermined structure

Collection Creator:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation  Search this
Container:
Box 83, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945 - 1959
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage and audio visual materials. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period, reference copies do not exist for audio visual materials. Arrangements must be made with the Archives Center staff two weeks prior to a scheduled research visit. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records / Series 5: Research and Development Department Records / 5.10: Experimental (EX) Files
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep884fc5324-26a9-4d2c-a27c-ff3699b497f3
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Marvin Harris papers

Creator:
Harris, Marvin, 1927-2001  Search this
Names:
Columbia University  Search this
University of Florida. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
42.27 Linear feet (85.5 document boxes, 1 oversize box, 4 record storage boxes, 90 computer disks, 19 cassette tapes, 1 7" sound reel, 3 vinyl records, and 1 map folder)
Note:
Boxes 88-91 (formerly designated off-site boxes 1-4) are stored off-site. Advanced notice must be given to view these materials.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Mozambique
Rio de Contas (Brazil)
Arembepe (Brazil)
Chimborazo (Ecuador)
Date:
1945-2001
Summary:
This collection contains the professional papers of anthropologist Marvin Harris. Harris was a prominent anthropologist, best known for developing the controversial paradigm of cultural materialism. He authored several important books in the field of anthropology and taught at Columbia University and The University of Florida. The papers include correspondence, research materials, his publications, unpublished manuscripts, conference papers, lectures, subject files, teaching files, computer files, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains the professional papers of anthropologist Marvin Harris. The papers include correspondence, research materials, his publications, unpublished manuscripts, conference papers, lectures, subject files, teaching files, computer files, and photographs.

His research files document his ethnographic field work in Rio de Contas, Brazil, both for his dissertation and his racial categorization project; his research on forced labor in Mozambique; his videotape study in New York City households; and his India sacred cattle research. The collection also contains his research on food preferences and aversions, his files as a research consultant for the McKinsey Global Institute, and photos from his field work in Chimborazo, Ecuador and Arembepe, Brazil.

Over the course of his career, Harris also participated in several conferences and invited lectures. The collection contains some of the papers he presented as well as audio recordings of his lecture "Levi-Strauss and the Clam: An Open and Shut Case" and a recording of a radio interview. Also present in the collection are materials relating to conference sessions and symposiums that he organized, including the 1967 AAA session on Anthropology and War and his 1983 Wenner-Gren symposium on Food Preferences and Aversions.

Additional materials that may be of interest are materials documenting Harris' activism in the 1960s at Columbia University, which include his anti-Vietnam War activities, as well as his involvement in the student protests of 1968 at Columbia University. The collection also contains Harris' CIA, FBI, and Department of State records that he obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests, photographs from Harris' service in the army in the 1940s, and photos taken in Brazil by Pierre Verger.

Harris corresponded with several prominent anthropologists, many of whom were Latin American specialists. Some of his noteworthy correspondents include Napoleon Chagnon, Derek Freeman, Morton Fried, Conrad Kottak, Sidney Mintz, Anthony Leeds, Claude Levi-Strauss, Darcy Ribeiro, Anisio Teixeira, Charles Wagley, and Karl Wittfogel. Also of special interest is his correspondence with leading figures in the Mozambique and Portuguese liberation movements, including Antonio Figuereido, Eduardo Mondlane, and General Humberto Delgado.

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.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 10 series: (1) Correspondence, 1952-2001; (2) Research, 1949-1997; (3) Writings, 1955-2001; (4) Professional Activities, 1960-1999; (5) Name Subject Files, 1951-2001; (6) University, 1947-1999; (7) Biographical Files, 1954-1999; (8) Writings by Other People, 1961-2000; (9) Photographs, 1945-1996; (10) Computer Files, 1980-2000
Biographical Note:
Marvin Harris was a prominent anthropologist, best known for developing the controversial paradigm of cultural materialism. He authored several important books in the field of anthropology, most notably The Rise of Anthropological Theory (1968) and Cultural Materialism (1979) as well as books that reached a wider audience, such as Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches (1974) and Cannibals and Kings (1977).

Harris was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 18, 1927. After serving in the U.S. Army Transportation Corps (1945-47), he received his B.A. (1948) and Ph.D. (1953) from Columbia University. His first anthropology course was taught by Charles Wagley, who was influential in Harris' decision to become an anthropologist. Harris joined the faculty at Columbia University after earning his doctorate and served as chair of the Department of Anthropology from 1963 to 1966. In 1980, he left Columbia for a position as Graduate Research Professor at University of Florida, where he stayed until his retirement in 2000.

It was in The Rise of Anthropological Theory that Harris coined the phrase "cultural materialism," a subject he further elaborated on in Cultural Materialism. Cultural materialism, Harris explains, is a scientific research strategy "based on the simple premise that human social life is a response to the practical problems of earthly existence" (1979, xv). Harris applied the paradigm to explain various cultural patterns, such as food preferences and taboos, changes in U.S. family structure, and the collapse of Soviet and East European state socialism. One of his most controversial theories was that the Hindu prohibition of slaughtering and consuming cows in India arose because it was more economically beneficial to use cattle as draft animals than as meat. He challenged Napoleon Chagnon's views that Yanomami men were inherently more aggressive and violent by explaining that it was the pursuit of animal protein that was the cause of Yanomami warfare. Harris similarly argued that protein deficiency was the reason why the Aztecs practiced cannibalism.

Harris presented his theories beyond academic circles to a general audience by contributing a monthly column to Natural History Magazine. He also authored several popular books. In addition to Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches and Cannibals and Kings, Harris also wrote America Now (1981), Good to Eat (1985), and Our Kind (1989). Harris also authored and edited several editions of two college-level introductory textbooks: Culture, People, Nature (first published as Culture, Man, and Nature in 1971) and Cultural Anthropology (first published in 1983, later editions coauthored with Orna Johnson). According to Harris, the 1975 edition of Culture, People, Nature "was the first anthropology textbook to be written cover to cover in a gender-neutral mode of discourse" (12/3/93 letter from Harris to Deborah S. Rubin, "Furlow - [The Teaching of Anthropology]", Series 3. Writings, Marvin Harris Papers).

Although Harris is primarily known for his work as a theoretician, he also conducted ethnographic fieldwork throughout his career. Harris traveled to Rio de Contas, Brazil in 1950-51 to conduct research for his dissertation, "Minas Velhas: A Study of Urbanism in the Mountains of Eastern Brazil." This research was also the subject of his book Town and Country in Brazil (1958) and his chapter, "Race Relations in Minas Velhas, a Community in the Mountain Region of Central Brazil" in Race and Class in Rural Brazil (Charles Wagley, 1952). He continued his research in Brazil in 1953-54 while serving as a research advisor for the Ministry of Education in Rio de Janeiro. As field leader of the Columbia-Cornell-Harvard-Illinois Summer Field Studies Program, Harris returned to Brazil in 1962 to study fishing villages in Arembepe. Prior to that, he also served as field leader for the program in Chimborazo, Ecuador in 1960.

In 1956-57, Harris conducted field research in Mozambique, at the time under Portuguese rule. He initially intended to study the influence of Portuguese rule on race relations, comparing the race relations in Brazil and Mozambique. He soon became aware, however, of the political brutalities that the Portuguese government was imposing on the people of Mozambique. Consequently, Harris decided to focus his research on labor exploitation in the colony. Antonio de Figueiredo, who later became an important figure in the Mozambique liberation movement, served as an informal assistant to Harris. Harris was also friends with Eduardo Mondlane, president of FRELIMO, the Mozambican Liberation Front. Because Harris was openly critical of the Portuguese government, he was forced to leave Mozambique before he completed his research. When he returned to the United States, Harris published Portugal's African "Wards" (1958), a critical evaluation of Portugal's colonialism. His publication was influential in eradicating the forced labor system in Mozambique a few years later.

Harris' activism extended to the social and political unrest at home during the 1960s. He was vice-chairman of Vietnam Facts, an organization of professors in the United States who were against the Vietnam War, and was one of the organizers of the Ad Hoc Teaching Committee on Vietnam. In 1967, he brought an academic focus to war by organizing a symposium on the subject with Morton Fried and Robert Murphy at the American Anthropological Association's (AAA) annual meeting. Together, they edited War: The Anthropology of Armed Conflict and Aggression (1968), a compilation of the papers presented at the conference. During the 1968 student uprising at Columbia University, Harris was one of the few faculty members that openly sided with the students. Harris criticized the actions of the university administrators in his article, "Big Busts on Morningside Heights" (1968).

Due to his experiences in Mozambique, Harris also began to think about the distinctions between emic and etic perspectives, which he discusses in his book, The Nature of Cultural Things (1964). During the 1960s-70s, Harris experimented with the use of video recordings as an etic approach to collecting ethnographic data. He collaborated with the Bronx State Hospital to videotape domestic life in two Puerto Rican and two African American families. He also videotaped and coded behavioral streams of two Caucasian and two African-American families in New York City for his NSF funded project, "Patterns of Authority and Subordination in Low-Income Urban Domiciles." In 1965 and 1992, Harris returned to Brazil to study racial categorizations and identifications, specifically the emic and etic differences in the perception of race. He published several papers on the subject, including "The Structural Significance of Brazilian Racial Categories" (1963), "Referential Ambiguity in the Calculus of Brazilian Racial Identity" (1970), and "Who are the Whites?" (1993).

During the 1980s, Harris was troubled by the rising popularity of postmodernist theory within anthropology. He believed that anthropology was a science and was concerned about the harmful consequences of postmodernist theory to the field. He organized a AAA session on postmodernism called "Anti-anti Science" in 1989 and participated in multiple conference sessions on the subject, including a 1993 session on "The Objectivity Crisis: Rethinking the Role of Science" at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting. "Anthropology and Postmodernism," a revised version of his AAAS paper was published as a chapter in Science, Materialism, and the Study of Culture (Martin F. Murphey and Maxine L. Margolis, 1995). Harris also criticized postmodernist theory in his final book, Theories of Culture in Postmodern Times (1999).

While Harris thought that postmodernism was moving anthropology further away from science, behavior scientists began to see the relevancy of cultural materialism in their own research. In 1986, Harris was invited to give an address at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral Analysis (ABA). His paper was titled, "Cultural Materialism and Behavior Analysis: Common Problems and Radical Solutions." He also participated in a symposium on "The Integration of Cultural Materialism and Behavior Analysis" at the 1991 ABA annual meeting.

From 1988-90, Harris served as president of the General Anthropology Division of AAA. In 1991, he was given the honor of presenting the Distinguished Lecture at the AAA annual meeting. His talk was titled, "Anthropology and the Theoretical and Paradigmatic Significance of the Collapse of Soviet and East European Communism." That same year, The Rise of Anthropological Theory was designated a Social Science Citation Classic.

Harris died at the age of 74 on October 25, 2001.

Sources Consulted

Margoline, Maxine L. and Conrad Phillip Kottak. "Marvin Harris (1927-2001)." American Anthropologist. 105(3) (2003): 685-688.

Curriculum Vitae. Series 7. Biographical Files. Marvin Harris papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Harris, Marvin. "Cultural Materialism is Alive and Well and Won't Go Away Until Something Better Comes Along." In Assessing Anthropology,edited by Robert Borofsky, 62-76. New York: McGraw Hill, 1994.

Chronology

1927 -- Born August 18 in Brooklyn, New York

1945-1947 -- Served in U.S. Army Transportation Corps

1948 -- B.A. from Columbia College

1950-1951 -- Field research in Brazil

1953 -- Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University Field research in Brazil

1953-1954 -- Research Advisor, National Institute of Pedagogical Studies, Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian Ministry of Education

1953-1959 -- Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1956-1957 -- Field research in Mozambique

1959-1963 -- Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1960 -- Field leader of Columbia-Cornell-Harvard-Illinois Summer Field Studies Program in Chimborazo, Ecuador

1962 -- Field leader of Columbia-Cornell-Harvard-Illinois Summer Field Studies Program in Arembepe, Bahia, Brazil. NSF

1963-1980 -- Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1963-1966 -- Chair, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

1965 -- Field Research in Brazil

1965-1972 -- Video Tape Methodology and Etic Ethnography

1969-1974 -- Principle Investigator, Videotape Studies of Urban Domiciles

1968-1969 -- Visiting Distinguished Professor, Central Washington State College

1976 -- Field Research in India

1980-2000 -- Graduate Research Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida

1983-1984 -- Consultant, United Nations Fund for Population Activities

1984 -- McMurrin Professor, University of Utah, Fall

1991-1992 -- Consultant, McKinsey and Company Global Institute

1991 -- Presented AAA Distinguished Lecture, "Anthropology and the Theoretical and Paradigmatic Significance of the Collapse of Soviet and East European Communism" The Rise of Anthropological Theory designated Social Science Citation Classic

1992 -- Field Research in Brazil

2001 -- Died October 25

Selected Bibliography

1952 -- Harris, Marvin. "Race Relations in Minas Velhas." In Race and Class in Rural Brazil, edited by Charles Wagley, 51-55. Paris: UNESCO, 1952.

1956 -- Harris, Marvin. Town and Country in Brazil. New York: Columbia University Press, 1956.

1958 -- Harris, Marvin, and Charles Wagley. Minorities in the New World. New York: Columbia University, 1958. Harris, Marvin. Portugal's African "Wards". New York: The American Committee on Africa, 1958.

1959 -- Harris, Marvin. "The Economy Has No Surplus?" American Anthropologist 51 (1959): 189-199. Harris, Marvin. "Labor Emigration Among the Mozambique Thonga: Cultural and Political Factors." Africa 29 (1959): 50-56.

1963 -- Harris, Marvin, and Conrad Kottack. "The Structural Significance of Brazilian Racial Categories." Sociologia 25 (1963): 203-209.

1964 -- Harris, Marvin. "Racial Identity in Brazil." Luso-Brazilian Review 1 (1964): 21-28. Harris, Marvin. The Nature of Cultural Things. New York: Random House, 1964. Harris, Marvin. Patterns of Race in the Americas. New York: Walker and Company, 1964.

1965 -- Harris, Marvin. "The Myth of the Sacred Cow." In Man, Culture and Animals, edited by A. Vayda and A. Leeds, 217-228. Washington: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1965.

1966 -- Harris, Marvin. "The Cultural Ecology of India's Sacred Cattle." Current Anthropology 7 (1966): 51-66. Harris, Marvin, and George Morren. "The Limitations of the Principle of Limited Possibilities." American Anthropologist 58 (1966): 122-127.

1967 -- Harris, Marvin, Morton Fried, and Robert Murphy, eds. "The Anthropology of War and Aggression." Special Supplement, Natural History (December 1967): 30-70.

1968 -- Harris, Marvin. "Big Bust on Morningside Heights." The Nation 206 (1968): 757-763. Harris, Marvin. The Rise of Anthropological Theory. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1968. Harris, Marvin, Morton Fried, and Robert Murphy, eds. War: The Anthropology of Armed Conflict and Aggression. New York: Natural History Press, 1968.

1970 -- Harris, Marvin. "Referential Ambiguity in the Calculus of Brazilian Racial Identity." Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 26 (1970): 1-14.

1971 -- Harris, Marvin. Culture, Man and Nature: An Introduction to General Anthropology. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1971.

1974 -- Harris, Marvin. Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches: The Riddles of Culture. New York: Random House, 1974.

1976 -- Harris, Marvin, and William Divale. "Population, Warfare, and the Male Supremacist Complex." American Anthropologist 78 (1976): 521-538.

1977 -- Harris, Marvin. Cannibals and Kings: The Origins of Cultures. New York: Random House, 1977.

1979 -- Harris, Marvin. Cultural Materialism: The Struggle for a Science of Culture. New York: Random House, 1979.

1981 -- Harris, Marvin. America Now: The Anthropology of a Changing Culture. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981.

1982 -- Harris, Marvin, A. Vaidynathan, and K.N. Nair. "Bovine Sex and Species Ratios in India." Current Anthropology 23 (1982): 365-383.

1983 -- Harris, Marvin. Cultural Anthropology. New York: Harper and Row, 1983.

1984 -- Harris, Marvin. "Animal Capture and Yanomamo Warfare: Retrospect and New Evidence." Journal of Anthropological Research 40 (1984): 183-201.

1985 -- Harris, Marvin. Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985.

1987 -- Harris, Marvin. "Cultural Materialism: Alarums and Excursions." In Waymarks: The Notre Dame Inaugural Lectures in Anthropology, edited by Kenneth Morre, 107-126. Notre Dame: Notre Dame Press, 1987. Harris, Marvin, and Eric Ross, eds. Food and Evolution: Toward a Theory of Human Food Habits. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987. Harris, Marvin, and Eric Ross. Death, Sex and Fertility: Population Regulation in Preindustrial and Developing Societies. New York: Columbia University Press, 1987.

1988 -- Harris, Marvin. Why Nothing Works: The Anthropology of Daily Life. New York: Touchstone, 1988.

1989 -- Harris, Marvin. Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, and Where We're Going. New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

1991 -- Harris, Marvin. "Anthropology: Ships that Crash in the Night." In Perspectives on Social Science: The Colorado Lectures, edited by Richard Jessor, 70-114. Boulder, CO.: Westview, 1991. Harris, Marvin, Thomas Headland, and Kenneth Pike, eds. Emics and Etics: The Insider/Outsider Debate. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1991. Harris, Marvin. "The Evolution of Human Gender Hierarchies: A Trial Formulation." In Sex and Gender Hierarchies, edited by Barbara Miller, 57-79. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

1992 -- Harris, Marvin. "Distinguished Lecture: Anthropology and the Theoretical and Paradigmatic Significance of the collapse of Soviet and East European Communism." American Anthropologist 94 (1992): 295-305.

1993 -- Harris, Marvin, Josildeth Gomes Consorte, Joseph Lang, and Bryan Byrne. "Who are the White? Imposed Census Categories and the Racial Demography of Brazil." Social Forces 72 (1993): 451-462.

1994 -- Harris, Marvin. "Cultural Materialism is Alive and Well and Won't Go Away Until Something Better Comes Along." In Assessing Anthropology, edited by Robert Borofsky, 62-76. New York: McGraw Hill, 1994.

1995 -- Harris, Marvin. "Anthropology and Postmodernism." In Science, Materialism, and the Study of Culture, edited by Martin Murphy and Maxine Margolis, 62-77. Gainsville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1995.

1999 -- Harris, Marvin. Theories of Culture in Postmodern Times. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 1999.
Related Materials:
More of Marvin Harris' correspondence can be found in the papers of William Duncan Strong. Researchers may also want to consult the Human Studies Film Archives, which holds video oral histories of Charles Wagley (HSFA 89.10.5) and Lambros Comitas (HSFA 89.10.20), both of whom discuss Harris in their interviews.
Separated Materials:
An open reel video from the collection was transferred to the Human Studies Film Archives (HSFA 2011.10.1). The video relates to Series 2: Research; Sub-series 2.6: Videotape Research--"[Macy's Santa Claus study]"
Provenance:
The papers of Marvin Harris were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by his daughter, Susan Harris.
Restrictions:
Access to student records (consisting of graded materials and student recommendation letters), grant proposals sent to Harris for review by grant agencies, and part of his faculty recruitment files are restricted until 2081. Series 10. Computer Files are also restricted due to preservation concerns.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Food habits  Search this
Race  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Cattle -- India  Search this
Citation:
Marvin Harris papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.2009-27
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Marvin Harris papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw306954d90-5898-4d81-9ab8-8015f53426f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2009-27

[Yanomami protein debate timeline]

Collection Creator:
Harris, Marvin, 1927-2001  Search this
Container:
Box 25
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Access to student records (consisting of graded materials and student recommendation letters), grant proposals sent to Harris for review by grant agencies, and part of his faculty recruitment files are restricted until 2081. Series 10. Computer Files are also restricted due to preservation concerns.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Marvin Harris papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Marvin Harris papers
Marvin Harris papers / Series 2: Research / 2.7: Other Research
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33cfaaa17-b661-4cc7-9977-c676eda4dc32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2009-27-ref1964

Smells Like Smoked Sausages

Designer:
Art Chantry, American, b. 1954  Search this
Medium:
Offset color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
18.2 x 18.2 cm (7 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Seattle, Washington, USA
Date:
1992
Credit Line:
Gift of Art Chantry
Accession Number:
1995-69-12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Art Chantry
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq411cc8771-7321-4d7c-a449-00bcd419f818
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1995-69-12
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co. (Inc.)]

Variant company name:
Est. 1802  Search this
Company Name:
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co. (Inc.)  Search this
Related companies:
Arlington Co. ; Electrochemicals Div. (or Dept.) ; Chlorine Products Div. ; Rubber Chemicals Div. ; R. & H. Chemicals Dept. ; Ceramic Products Div. ; Minerals Separation Div. ; Amonia Dept. ; Grasseli Chemicals Dept. ; Electroplating Div. ; Elastomers Div. ; Elastomer Chemicals Dept. ; Photo Products Dept. ; Defender Div. ; Du Pont Fibersilk Co.; Du Pont Film Mfg. Corp. ; Film Dept. - Sales Div., Industrial Sales Div., Building Materials Sales Div. ; Organic Chemicals Dept. (Div.) ; Fine Chemicals Div. ; Du Pont Viscoloid Co., Inc. ; Fabrikoid Div. ; Fabrics & Finishes Dept. ; Finishes Div. ; Organic Chemicals Dept. ; Dyestuffs Div. (Dept.) ; "Freon" Products Div. ; Semesan Section ; E. I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Co. ; DuPont Cellophane Co., Inc. ; "Cel-O-Seal" Div. ; Du Pont Co. PERMASEP Products, FASLOC sales, TYPAR Sales ; Du Pont Everdur Co. ; Patterson Screen Div. ; Acids and Heavy Chemicals Div. ; Petroleum Chemicals Div. ; Rayon Div. ; Industrial Products Div. ; Pigments Dept. ; Pyralin Dept. ; Agricultural Div. ; Plastics Dept. ; Polychemicals Dept. ; Biotechnology Systems Div. ; NEN Research Products ; Du Pont Radiopharmaceuticals ; Biomedical Products Dept. ; Explosives Dept. ; Agricultural Extension Section ; Military Sales Div. ; Qualicon ; Du Pont Style News Service (New York, NY)  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE. Metal degreasing with chlorinated solvents ; sodium hydride descaling process ; "Cadalyte" cadmium plating salts ; "Zin-O-Lyte" zinc plating salts ; peroxide bleaching systems ; molten salt baths for heat treatment and case hardening of steel ; "Perclene" and "Ovalclene" dry cleaning fluid / detergent ; formaldehyde fungicide, germicide, and deodorant for the farm and home ; "Neoprene" chloroprene rubber. Minerals separation process for cleaning coal and concentrating minerals ; polyvinyl alcohol ; methyl chloride, a refrigerant ; glassware decoration ; gold and silver plating with precious metal cyanides. "Propionates" mold and rope inhibitors for bread ; "Uramon" ammonia liquors ; copperized wood preserver ; japenese beetle repellent ; electrotinning, the sodium stannate-sodium acetate process ; "Cadalyte," the complete salt for cadmium plating ; electroplating. "Hytrel" polyester elastomer ; urethane foam ; "Hypalon" synthetic rubber ; elastomers. Mylar polyester film ; Kapton polyimide film ; Tedlar PVF film ; professional motion picture films ; Cronaflex ; Mylar ; Tedlar. Dyes ; aromatics ; synthetics for perfumes. Lucite, Pyralin, Arlton boudoir accessories. "Ventube" mine ventilation ; apron cloth. Sealants ; industrial fabrics ; "Corfam" poromeric material and reinforced substrate. "Duco" and "Dulux" color finishes ; paint for cars ; dyes for paper. Freon solvents ; "Semesan" seed disinfectants, turf fungicides ; road construction and maintenance ; cellophane ; merchandise packaging ; PERMASEP products ; FASLOC resin anchored bolt systems ; TYPAR textile material for the construction industry ; "EVERDUR" metal ; lactic acid in leather tanning ; rayon ; moisture analyzers ; photometric analyzers ; paint ; "Pyralin" toiletware ; plastics ; Lucite. Sorvall centrifuges ; protein biochemistry products ; NEN nucleotides ; molecular biology products ; chromotography products ; magnetic products (incl. videotape) ; "Corfam" poromeric material for shoemaking ; The Story of... Neoprene, Farm Chemicals, Safety, Duco Finishes, Cellophane, Research, "Coal, Air and Water" ; explosives for farmers, quarry blasting, blasting ditches, field clearing, seismic prospectors ; blasting accessories ; munitions ; blasting rivets ; trapshooting supplies ; etc. "Leonard A. Yerkes: Fibersilk to Fiber 'A'". Genetic fingerprinting ; pathogen detection. Mass Spectrometer ; Data System. "The Super Show/97 Official Show Directory and Sports Product Guide" (February 1997) ; "Du Pont Rayon Reaches New Peak in Fashion Fabrics" (Fall 1937) with fabric samples
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, samples and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Mylar ; Ventube ; apron cloth ; paint samples ; paper dye colors ; cellophane ; TYPAR ; DUCO tinting colors ; Rayon fabric samples
Physical description:
694 pieces; 28 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Explosives and fireworks  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Shoe and Footware Machinery  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Explosives industry  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Fireworks  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Footwear industry  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13778
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13778

[Trade catalogs from Enzo Biochem, Inc.]

Company Name:
Enzo Biochem, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
"Bio-Probe" labeling and signal generating systems ; signal generating systems for nucleic acids, proteins and antibodies ; monoclonal antibodies to intermediate filament proteins ; enzymes and related proteins ; filters ; etc. (1985); Developing technology platforms for detecting and identifying genes and for modifying gene expression and regulating immune function, with application to the therapeutic, diagnostic and research markets.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15979
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15979

[Trade catalogs from IntelliGenetics, Inc.]

Company Name:
IntelliGenetics, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Software for biotechnology research (DNA and protein sequence analysis). GenBank, on-line genetic database.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
23 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Mountain View, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Topic:
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Computers  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_21585
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_21585

[Trade catalogs from Eli Lilly & Co.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1876  Search this
Company Name:
Eli Lilly & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Lilly Laboratories ; Lilly Research Laboratories ; Elanco Products Co. (div. of Eli Lilly & Co.) ; Dista Products Co. (div. of Eli Lily & Co.) ; IVAC (San Diego, CA) ; Eli Lilly Industries, Inc. (Carolina, Puerto Rico)  Search this
Notes content:
Fluid extracts ; coated pills ; quinine and cinchonidine pills ; medicinal elixirs , syrups , and wines ; tinctures ; tablets and lozenges ; powdered extracts , concentrations , and abstracts ; tablets ; syrums ; narcotics ; smallpox vaccine ; insulin ; amytal ; "Dobutrex" Dobutamine HCI guide ; "Zyprexa" Olanzapine ; "Ceclor" Cefaclor ; other drugs and pharmaceutical products ; "Tile & Till" company publications for pharmacists ; short company history circa 1930s [?] ; vitamins ; formaldehyde ; "Research Today" publications (various issues from the 1940s and 1950s, including v.7 n.1 1951, v.8 n.3 1952, v.9 n.1 1953,) ; "Lilly Digest" (1975 and 1978) ; addresses on the dedication of the Lilly Research Laboratories in 1934 ; "The Synthesis of Protein" ; "Elements of Biologicals"... pharmaceutical capsules ("Qualicaps" & "Posilok") ; "Rotofil" automatic pellet filling system ; "Rotosort" capsule sorting machine ; "Rotoweight" capsule weighing machine ; "Nalfon" fenoprofen calcium for arthritis ; booklet about IVAC co. including sales numbers ; "IVAC 230 series" infusion controller ; systems approach to IV therapy ; "IVAC 530 series" persataltic infusion pump ; "IVAC 630 series" volumetric infusion pump ; "IVAC 1050" instrument stand ; solution administration sets ; parenteral medication delivery systems ; electronic clinical thermometer ; 1979 IVAC catalog (2) ; 1978 IVAC catalog ; letter with letterhead for IVAC ; "cris" controlled release infusion system for drug delivery ; "PCAinfuser-Model 310" assist in fluid and drug delivery 11/1989 ad ; "IVAC CVP H2O manometer" infusion device 9/1983 ad ; "MultiDose" System - Model 460 ; efficiency ; temperature control system ; booklet "Dietetic and Therapeutic Data for Pediatric Practice" dated 1911" ; Dentinoid ; "Nalfon" Fenoprofen Calcium ; "Lilly Pharmacy Management Series," programmed-learning course for community pharmacists ; "Lilly Notes" publication (v.1 n.4 September 23 1972, v.1 n.8 November 18 1973, v.2 n.8 April 21 1973, v.2 n.9 May 5 1973, v.2 n.11 June 2 1973, v.2 n.13 June 30 1973, v.2 n.16 August 11 1973, v.2 n.21 October 20 1973, v.2 n.23 November 17 1973, v.2 n.25 December 15 1973, v.3 n.1 January 19 1974,) ;
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
182 pieces; 8 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26822
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26822

[Trade catalogs from United States Biochemical Corp.]

Company Name:
United States Biochemical Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
USB  Search this
Notes content:
"Kinase" brand life science research tools ; random primed DNA labeling kits ; "Sequenase" : "SurePro - Oligo" purification kits ; "Ligase" ; "USBioclean" - DNA isolation / purification kits ; gene images ; protein images ; cloning ; enzymes and reagents ; electrophoresis products ; DNA modification products ; etc.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
134 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27289
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27289

[Trade catalogs from PanVera Corp.]

Company Name:
PanVera Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Part of the Invitrogen Corporation since 2001/2002 (see www.panvera.com and www.invitrogen.com). Formerly part of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (see http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=105&STORY=/www/story/03-31-2003/0001916618).  Search this
Notes content:
Minimally illustrated booklet dated 1994/95 detailing the product lines of PanVera, a company that made proteins and assays for drug discovery research. According to a press release announcing the sale of PanVera to Invitrogen, "PanVera provides products and services that are designed to accelerate the discovery of new medicines by the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries." (see http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=105&STORY=/www/story/03-31-2003/0001916618). Product lines covered: fluorescence systems for detection, labeling and purification ; enzymes , proteins and nucleic acids ; TaKaRa RCR Products ; protien sequencing and analysi products ; antibodies for signal transduction , cell proliferation and cell adhesion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28374
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28374

[Trade catalogs from Pel-Freez Biologicals Division]

Variant company name:
Pel-Freez is currently the largest rabbit meat processor in the United States and is also well known for producing high quality research raw materials. These high quality raw materials from a broad range of animal species are used globally in the development of in-vitro diagnostic kits, drug discovery, vaccines, HLA typing, and more in the biotechnology research and diagnostic markets.(http://www.pelfreez-bio.com/ComapanyProfile.html)  Search this
Company Name:
Pel-Freez Biologicals Division  Search this
Related companies:
Pel-Freez Biologicals, Inc. ; Pel-Freez Arkansas, LLC  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 1995 bio-tech trade lit. Pel-Freez is a biotechnology company that focuses on producing high quality raw materials (antibodies, proteins, antigens, blood products, serum, glands, organs, tissues)for biological research. Pel-Freez Arkansas, LLC manufactures and markets lyophilized tissue powders, serums, plasma, tissues, antibodies, and other biological raw materials. Their blood complements are used do develop other FDA approved products. Our products enable clinical laboratories worldwide to find the best available solution to their research projects. (http://www.pelfreez-bio.com/ComapanyProfile.html)
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
13 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Rogers, Alaska, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Veterinary and pet supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Livestock and fisheries  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Animal industry  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Fisheries  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Pet supplies  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Veterinary instruments and apparatus  Search this
Veterinary medicine  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29768
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29768

[Trade catalogs from Pharmacia Biotech Inc.]

Variant company name:
Piscataway, NJ ; founded as Pharmacia Fine Chemicals in 1911; see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharmacia ; see also http://www.pfizer.com/about/timeline.jsp ; http://www.gmi-inc.com/Products/PharmaciaFPLC.htm ;  Search this
Company Name:
Pharmacia Biotech Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Pfizer ; Pharmacia Corp. ; Hoefer Pharmacia Biotech Inc. ; Hoefer Scientific Instruments Inc. ; Kabi Pharmacia ; Amersham Pharmacia Biotech ; Amersham Biosciences ; GE Healthcare ; Upjohn ; Pharmacia Diagnostics (now Phadia) ; Pharmacia LKB Biotechnology  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 1980s-1990s catalogs for various divisions of Pharmacia. Pharmacia Biotech: apparatus, instruments and products for nucleic acid amplification and other processes ; "Separations: The International Magazine of Pharmacia Biotech" (issues 9, 10, 11); "BioDirect for Life Sciences Researchers" (March 1995-March/April 1997) ; "Analects for Molecular and Cell Biology" (1994-1996) ; "Science Tools: Results, Reports and Refinements for Life Science Researchers" (1996-1998) ; 1986 and 1994 Pharmacia Biotech products price lists. Pharmacia Fine Chemicals: 1980 price list ; data sheets for Tresyl-activated Sepharose 4B, media for covalent chromatography, high precision pump P-500, valve V-7 and V-8, gradient programmer GP-250, Superloops 10 ml and 50 ml, Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography, UV monitor and CsTFA-Nucleic Acid Centrifugation Medium. Pharmacia Biotechnology Products catalog for 1985, 1986. Biodirectory '97 (including Hoefer products). Wallac System 1400 Liquid Scintillation Counters. Th M13 Cloning/sequencing System. Data file for the Unicorn Multi Purpose Control BioProcess and BioPilot systems. Report on the BIA symposium 1991 held in Paris on 27-28 June 1991. Pharmacia Laboratory Separation Division: hydrophobic interaction chromatography and Alkyl-Superose ; FPLC Reference list (2nd edn.), data and application files for various product lines (ie. monobeads and DNA restriction fragments, gel media); PhastSystem, a new class of electrophoresis system . Pharmacia LKB Biotechnology: standard chromatogphaphy columns, gel filtration media, chromatography price list 1989, ultrafiltration price list 1989 ; System One specialist system for bioanalytical HPLC ; LC Gradient pump for routine gradient separations ; ExcelGel ; Electrophoresis Price List 1990 ; Affinity chromatography media ; data and technique sheets about the PhastSystem ; restriction enzymes ; Diode Array Detection in HPLC ; Variable Wavelength Monitor for high performance liquid chromography (HPLC) ; catalogs of HPLC products ; Pharmacia LKB Ultrafiltration Products Catalog ; PTC Amino Acid Analysis application file. Press kit for the Gene Assembler Plus for DNA synthesis ; Electrophoresis products price list 1988 ; UV/Vis Spectrophotometry price list 1989 ; Ultrospec Plus ; a guide called "HPLC for biomolecular separation ; and Vol. 2/No. 1 of Imprimis: The newsletter of PhastSystem innovation and information ; PhastSystem PCR*-SSCP Analysis ; HiTrap ; "Separations" magazine ; Percoll reference list ; Percoll methodology and applications ; DNA Synthesis : price list, PAC amidites, gene assembler plus ; Protein G ; EAH and ECH Sepharose ; Protein A Sepharose ; Protein G Superose ; Chelating Superose ; Q and S Sepharose ; Sephacryl ; Ion exchange product profile ; gel filtration media product profile ; Noveblot system ; ExcelGel ; Power supplies ; centrasette system ; affinity chromatography media ; ultrafiltration and microfiltration ; minisette system ; standard chromatography columns ; ultrafiltration price list 1989 ; molecular biology catalog 1989 ; chromatography price list 1989 ; vacugene blotting system ; spuerpac HPLC cartridge ; HPLC for biomolecule separation ; products for cell science ; cDNA ; protein purifier ; percoll and density marker beads ; biopilot system
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
200 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Uppsala, Sweden
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Computers  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31621
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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[Trade catalogs from Pierce Chemical Co.]

Variant company name:
http://www.piercenet.com/  Search this
Company Name:
Pierce Chemical Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Pierce Biotechnology ; Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
From the 1990s, trade lit and newsletters from a biotechnology company that provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, laboratory supplies, software and services for research, analysis, discovery and diagnostics. Includes: protien assay development products, chemiluminescence technology, substrate systems, reagents, silver staining systems, immunotechnology, protein modification technology, antibodies, molecular biology, dialysis, labware, sample handling, etc ; Micro BCA Protein Assay Reagent ; lab aids and accessories ; AMAC Handbook- methods and reagents for amino acid and protein chemistry 1972
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
35 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Rockford, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Printing; publishing; paper and bookselling (including type specimens)  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Book industries and trade  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Glass  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Printing machinery and supplies  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32505
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32505

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