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USNM CURATORS ANNUAL REPORTS -- Department of Prehistoric Anthropology: Annual Report, 1885

The Smithsonian’s Department of Prehistoric Anthropology was collecting artifacts from across the country (and worldwide!) in 1885—what might have been added to the collection from your hometown? Find out with the department’s annual curator’s report and join other volunteers in transcribing this unique piece of Smithsonian history!

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Book no. 2, H.A. Allard, field collection specimen no. 1711-3420

This second volume of H. A. Allard's field book list of collected specimens includes numbers 1711-3420 collected in the course of his work in Virginia, and West Virginia from 1936-1937. His dated specimen entries include locality, scientific name, and notes regarding growing conditions. Many of the specimens were collected in the Bull Run Mountains, an area in Virginia's northern piedmont which is home to several forest and woodland community types, some of them rare botanical communities. Help us to transcribe Allard's specimen collecting notes and make them more accessible to researchers and scholars.

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Post Mortem 1929

In 1929, students in the “professional groups” (medical, dental, law, and pharmaceutical) at Howard University decided to publish a separate yearbook “not to disrupt University Spirit, but…to enhance, concentrate, and help propagate University Spirit.” Post Mortem, as the inaugural publication was titled, features a history of the College of Medicine, a listing of professors and students, and a detailed look into the class of 1929.

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Scurlock Studio Session Register 1922-1927

Addison Scurlock and his sons spent much of the twentieth century photographing leaders, luminaries, and local Washingtonians. From the original Scurlock Studio on U Street to the Custom Craft Studio and the Capitol School of Photography, the Scurlocks' imagery was viewed and shared by thousands of people. Learn how to transcribe these ledgers and how you'll pinpoint the latitude and longitude of the addresses in the process. Help the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History create more understanding of their practice by transcribing these ledgers which include client numbers and names arranged in broadly alphabetic order.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. Records, New York Office Correspondence: Sch-Sev Part I, 1920-1923

Jacques Seligmann & Co. Records are one of the richest resources for provenance research at the Archives of American Art. Jacques Seligmann & Co. were international art galleries in New York City and Paris, France, founded in 1880 and closed in 1978. The history of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. New York Office, established in 1904, is well documented in these letters. This project contains letters from the following correspondents: Schiff, Mortimer L. Schiffer, Jack W.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. Records, New York Office Correspondence: Ster-Sto, 1920-1922

Jacques Seligmann & Co. Records are one of the richest resources for provenance research at the Archives of American Art. Jacques Seligmann & Co. were international art galleries in New York City and Paris, France, founded in 1880 and closed in 1978. The history of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. New York Office, established in 1904, is well documented in these letters. This project contains letters from the following correspondents: Stern, Mrs. Benjamin Sterner, Marie Stettenheim, I. M. Steyne, Alan Stotesbury, Mrs. Edward T. Stout, F. B.

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Program of An Evening of Comedy with Jackie Moms Mabley and Her Ladies, 2003

In 2003, well known actress Clarice Taylor wrote and starred in Her: An Evening of Comedy with Jackie “Moms” Mabley and her Ladies presented by the National Black Theater, Inc. Help us transcribe this program to learn more about the cast and “Moms” Mabley.

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STRI Pollen Cards (Set 14)

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute - Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archaeology invites you to help transcribe specimen cards for the pollen collection. Each of these cards corresponds to a pollen grain on a microscope slide; the data on the cards are invaluable to researchers. Learn how to transcribe these cards with these instructions. Thank you for your help in transcribing them. *NOTE*: Please revisit the instructions to see updates and examples. Thank you!

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. Records, New York Office Correspondence: D-De, 1915-1922

Jacques Seligmann & Co. Records are one of the richest resources for provenance research at the Archives of American Art. Jacques Seligmann & Co. were international art galleries in New York City and Paris, France, founded in 1880 and closed in 1978. The history of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. New York Office, established in 1904, is well documented in these letters. This project contains letters from the following correspondents: Davidson, Henry F. Davis, Mortimer B. Dearborn, Mrs. George S. Dearth, Mrs. H. Golden de Brissac Owen, Mr. and Mrs. William DeCamp, Sutphin and Brumleve Deering, James Delalande, J. De Lamar, Alice De Loca, John C. del Monte, Diane de Lucinge-Faucigny, Princess de Périgny, Comte Deschamps, Maurice Desurmont-Mott, Mrs. Detroit Institute of Arts Devries, Maurice de Wild, Carol F. L de Wolfe, Elsie

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USNM CURATORS ANNUAL REPORTS -- Department of Prehistoric Anthropology: Annual Report, 1885-86

In the 1880s, the massive US National Museum collection was housed in many cases in what’s now the Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building. What is the process for cleaning and organizing such a diverse collection? Get the details of the day-to-day care of the Department of Prehistoric Anthropology’s collection in this 1885-86 annual curator’s report.

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