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Narrated Virtual Tour: David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins – Past Species

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-07-19T16:30:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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smithsonianNMNH
Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianNMNH
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_OE86CeuDLf8

Science with an Artistic Flair at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2008-12-04T07:22:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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smithsonianNMNH
Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianNMNH
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_KYloTy-2rYc

Rye -- Bird Homestead

Provenance:
Garden Club of Rye  Search this
Owner:
City of Rye  Search this
Former owner:
Bird, Henry  Search this
Erikson, Alice Bird  Search this
Landscape architect:
Erikson, Alice Bird  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Bird Homestead (Rye, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Westchester -- Rye
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of articles.
General:
Located on the banks of the tidal Blind Brook estuary, lined with salt marshes, Bird Homestead was the home of Henry Bird (1869-1959), a prominent entomologist and president of the New York Entomological Society who specialized in the study of moths. The landscape and garden was of a modest size and represents a unique combination of a small self-sufficient farm with ornamental perennial beds, shrubs, and roses plus fruit trees that combined both beauty and utility, along with specific plants grown for entomological research. The Greek revival style house, outbuildings, picket fence and stonewall all date to the 19th century, a rarity on Westchester County's Long Island Sound Shore.
The garden features date primarily from the 1920s and 1940s, with additions in 2012 for educational purposes. The Bouton-Bird Erikson family owned the property for five generations from 1852-2009. The non-profit Bird Homestead Preservatio trust now operates the property as a historic, environmental, and educational site.
The Greek revival style house built in the 19th century, white oak trees shading the house, the remains of earlier gardens, and outbuildings including a barn, a workshop and chicken coop. The small family farm was self-sufficient until well into the 20th century, raising chickens and growing fruits and vegetables. The property is being restored by the Bird Homestead Preservation Trust and is used to teach children about the natural environment including organic gardening in four raised beds on the site of an earlier large cold frame. A cedar arbor for grape vines was recently hoisted back to stand vertically in the garden after many years of leaning at a severe angle. Surviving shrubs near the house include lilac, wisteria, roses, azalea, mock orange and beautybushes, and a bed of ferns is undisturbed by neglect for many years.
Henry Bird encouraged the use of beneficial insects in the garden rather than spraying pesticides and maintained a small garden area with plants that would attract the insects he wanted to study. Bird also was a proponent of native plants and established a large natives garden at 'Bye-Wood' on the Mr. and Mrs. William J. Knapp estate, which led him to write "A Proposed Type of American Garden" with Louise Allen Knapp, published in 1929 in ASLA's "Landscape Architecture" journal. Daughter Alice Bird Erikson (1903-1993) was an artist and trained as a landscape architect at the Lowthorpe School of Landscape Architecture. In 1942 she illustrated Trees of the Countryside (Alfred A. Knopf) by Margaret McKenny, who had been a classmate.
Persons associated with the garden include Henry Bird (former owner, 1959), Alice Bird Erikson (former owner and landscape architect, 1903-1994); City of Rye, New York (2009- ).
Related Materials:
Bird Homestead related holdings consist of 1 folder (24 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Rye  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NY873
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d79386ff-6e30-4e1b-8aaf-99adb384c45e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref30065

The evolution of Theodosius Dobzhansky essays on his life and thought in Russia and America Mark B. Adams, editor

Author:
Adams, Mark B  Search this
International Symposium on Theodosius Dobzhansky (1990 : Saint Petersburg, Russia)  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 249 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Kongreß
Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Konferenzschrift
Congresses (form)
Place:
Soviet Union
URSS
Russia
Sankt Petersburg
Date:
1994
1990
Topic:
Genetics--History  Search this
Evolution (Biology)--History  Search this
Genetics--history  Search this
Biological Evolution--history  Search this
Génétique--Histoire  Search this
42.21 evolution  Search this
Evolution (Biology)  Search this
Genetics  Search this
Political and social views  Search this
Genetik  Search this
Kongress  Search this
Evolutie  Search this
Genetica  Search this
Génétique  Search this
Génétique--Histoire--Congrès  Search this
Évolution (biologie)--Histoire--Congrès  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_473406

The Cetoniinae of Africa (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae) Gerhard Beinhundner

Title:
Cetoniinae Africa
Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae
Publisher:
Beinhundner, Gerhard  Search this
Physical description:
1174, [24] pages color illustrations, color maps 30 cm
Type:
Identification
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Field guides
Place:
Africa
Afrique
Date:
2017
Topic:
Scarabaeidae  Search this
Scarabéidés  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156016

Notice of an 'Illustrated essay on the Noctuidoe of North America.'

Author:
Riley, Charles V.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1883
Citation:
Riley, Charles V. 1883. "Notice of an "Illustrated essay on the Noctuidoe of North America."." Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 5 77–79.
Identifier:
128838
ISSN:
1051-8940
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_128838

Lonatura punctifrons

Preparation:
Pen & Ink on Coquille & Vellum
Remarks:
Mounted
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hemiptera, Cicadellidae
Published Name:
Lonatura punctifrons Beamer, 1938
Other Numbers:
Illustration Archive Number : 003144
See more items in:
Illustration Archive
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3faa08d13-2b25-4f14-a4f1-71ebfef54fc3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9315719

Lonatura salsura

Preparation:
Pen & Ink on Coquille & Vellum
Remarks:
Mounted
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Cicadellidae
Published Name:
Lonatura salsura Ball, 1899
Other Numbers:
Illustration Archive Number : 003149
See more items in:
Illustration Archive
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a69f9fc4-1caa-4ff5-b6ab-3d911243442f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9315724

Tideltellus marinus

Preparation:
Pen & Ink on Bristol & Vellum
Prints
Remarks:
Mounted
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hemiptera, Cicadellidae
Published Name:
Tideltellus marinus (Metcalf & Osborn, 1920)
Other Numbers:
Illustration Archive Number : 003175
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Illustration Archive
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3965fb8a8-50b9-499d-b86a-84381c3e6ab6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9315750

Charles Valentine Riley founder of modern entomology W. Conner Sorensen, Edward H. Smith, and Janet R. Smith, with Donald C. Weber

Author:
Sorensen, Willis Conner  Search this
Author:
Smith, Edward H (Edward Holman) 1915-2012  Search this
Smith, Janet R. 1922-2018  Search this
Weber, Donald C  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 438 pages illustrations (some color), maps 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
collective biographies
History
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2018
19th century
19e siècle
Topic:
Entomologists  Search this
Entomology--History  Search this
Entomologistes  Search this
Entomologie--Histoire  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Entomologie  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156205

Myndus

Preparation:
Pen & Ink on Bristol
Remarks:
Mounted
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Cixiidae
Published Name:
Myndus Stål, 1862
Other Numbers:
Illustration Archive Number : 003077
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Illustration Archive
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38d056736-df6a-4cce-a496-51d058ac200f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9315652

Festival Recordings: Smithsonian Narrative Stage: Scientific Illustration; Musical Instruments, Community Traditions

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Working at the Smithsonian Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Ruland, Tim (recorder)  Search this
Ruland, Marcella (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Hodges, Elaine R. S., 1937-2006  Search this
Moore, Keiko Hiratsuka  Search this
Weaver, James Merle  Search this
Odell, Scott, 1935-  Search this
Vichai Malikul  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1996 July 6
Track Information:
101 Stories from the Field,Research / Elaine R. S Hodges, Keiko Hiratsuka Moore, Vichai Malikul.

102 Conservation / James Merle Weaver, Scott Odell.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0117
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 6, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Illustrations  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Conservation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0117
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Working at the Smithsonian / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk518590c22-6ccd-48ae-a9c0-31e7f2a3a4e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref2533

Working at the Smithsonian Fieldwork: Interview with Elaine Hodges (scientific illustrator, department of entomology, NMNH) by Robert Sayers

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1996 February 14
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-1061
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Working at the Smithsonian / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5057bd2d2-bad9-4be4-9543-2329a0e9b583
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref3049

Working at the Smithsonian: Interview with George Venable (scientific illustrator, entomology, NMNH) by Robert Sayers

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1996 April 1
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-1200
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Working at the Smithsonian / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50dd40908-2c2e-42ed-b485-4a894570e7cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref3164

Undetermined undetermined

Biogeographical Region:
Afrotropical  Search this
Collector:
Eldon H. Newcomb  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Envelope
Sex:
Male
Female
Stage:
Adult
Adult
Place:
9 kilometers northeast of Rufisque, swamp northwest of Sangalkam [Area 18], [Not Stated], Dakar, Senegal
Collection Date:
24 Nov 1944
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Odonata, Anisoptera, Undetermined
Published Name:
Undetermined undetermined
Barcode:
USNMENT01845312
USNM Number:
USNMENT1845312
See more items in:
Specimen Inventory
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37fa0116b-55db-452b-9db7-b966bd9104e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_16828303

Hawkmoths of the World. An annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptra: Sphingidae), by Ian J. Kitching and J.-M. Cadiou

Author:
Brown, John W.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2001
Citation:
Brown, John W. 2001. [Book review] "Hawkmoths of the World. An annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptra: Sphingidae), by Ian J. Kitching and J.-M. Cadiou." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 103, 260–261.
Identifier:
18985
ISSN:
0013-8797
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_18985

Charles Valentine Riley Papers

Extent:
16.25 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Place:
Missouri
Date:
1866-1895 and undated, with information to 1915
Descriptive Entry:
These papers concern entomology, mostly economic, including scrapbooks compiled by Riley and occasionally by others, 1872-1894, tracing the history of entomology in clippings from a wide variety of sources arranged topically and especially useful for tracing Riley's work as state Entomologist of Missouri; Memorandum Entomologicum, 1866-1879, consisting of descriptions, drawings, observations and some rearing data on a wide variety of injurious insects; outgoing correspondence, 1866-1895, including letters from Riley to other entomologists; incoming correspondence, 1882-1883, relating to silk culture; notes and papers, mostly on psyllidae; and notes and correspondence concerning Phengodes and Zarhipis. See Record Units 138 and 139 for records of the Division of Insects of the National Museum. Correspondents include: Cleveland Abbe, William Harris Ashmeade, George Francis Atkinson, Lawrence Bruner, Daniel William Coquillett, Ezra Townsend Cresson, Charles Henry Fernald, Stephen Alfred Forbes, Hermann August Hagen, Leland Ossian Howard, George Duryea Hulst, Karl Lindeman, Franz Low, Eleanor Anne Ormerod, Charles Robert Osten-Sacken, Alpheus Spring Packard, William Hampton Patton, Charles Valentine Riley, Eugene Amandus Schwarz, Samuel H. Scudder, John Bernhard Smith, Philip Reese Uhler, John Obadiah Westwood.
Historical Note:
Charles Valentine Riley (1843-1895) was one of two or three key figures in the development of economic entomology in the United States. An Englishman by birth with little formal scientific training, he was a protege of Benjamin Dann Walsh and the first entomologist of the state of Missouri. Between 1868 and 1871 Riley established his reputation in Missouri, and then he became the second entomologist of the United States in 1878. He also secured establishment of the United States Entomological Commission in 1877. In 1882 Riley was named honorary curator of insects in the United States National Museum, and from his own collections and those of the Department of Agriculture grew the national collection of insects. Riley also published two journals, in cooperation with others: the American Entomologist (1868, 1880) and Insect Life (1889-1894).
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Sericulture  Search this
Jumping plant-lice  Search this
Zarhipis  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7076, Charles Valentine Riley Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7076
See more items in:
Charles Valentine Riley Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7076

Curators' Annual Reports

Extent:
49 cu. ft. (98 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1881-1964
Descriptive Entry:
The administration of the United States National Museum required curators to submit regular reports on the activities of the departments, divisions, and sections. Prior to about 1900 these reports were often made monthly and semiannually as well as annually. The reports were traditionally submitted to the Director of the National Museum to be used in preparing the published Annual Report of the United States National Museum. The individual reports, however, were not reproduced in their entirety in the published Annual Report and generally contain more information than is to be found in the published version.

Reports were stored by the Office of Correspondence and Reports (later known as the Office of Correspondence and Documents), and then by the Office of the Registrar.

Includes reports submitted to the Director of the United States National Museum by curators and administrators.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 158, United States National Museum, Curators' Annual Reports
Identifier:
Record Unit 158
See more items in:
Curators' Annual Reports
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0158
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Illustration Archive - SEL

Preparation:
Negatives
Pen & Ink on Bristol
Prints
Remarks:
Unmounted
Other Numbers:
Illustration Archive Number : 002451
See more items in:
Illustration Archive
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33333f299-f090-4cf2-abe1-9ad4f904bd7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9313759

Valleriola moesta

Preparation:
Pen & Ink on Bristol
Remarks:
Unmounted
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hemiptera, Leptopodidae
Published Name:
Valleriola moesta Horvath
Other Numbers:
Illustration Archive Number : 001739
See more items in:
Illustration Archive
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33c914b13-29eb-4609-b272-e698b529023d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9314389

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