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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Bemo Shipping Company, 1946-1950

Letters with shipping companies from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world's foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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STRI Pollen Cards (Set 35)

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.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Arthur Lénars & Cie., 1953-1955

Letters with shipping agents from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world's foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Bailey - Montana, Nevada, South Dakota, Wyoming, May 1894 - September 1894

What does a naturalist look for when they explore a new area? Are there clues to what they should find or clues that something bad has happened? As chief field naturalist Vernon Bailey departs Washington, D.C. headed to the Northwest, he looks for clues in the wildlife, the plants and even the soil to explain why some species are hard to find where they were once plentiful. Please join us in transcribing his field notes from a summer trip to the Mountain States in 1894 and get a glimpse of how he "read" the landscape for clues about the wildlife.

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Project PHaEDRA - Annie Jump Cannon 14

At Harvard College Observatory (now the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), women computers studied glass plate photographs of the night sky. Here they catalogued stars, identifying variables, interpreting stellar spectra, counting galaxies, and measuring the vast distances in space. Several of them made game-changing discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics. In these books, follow the work of Annie Jump Cannon, who in 1901 devised a robust and elegant stellar classification scheme that astronomers still use today. Interested in historical women? Love astronomy? Help us transcribe the work of the Harvard Observatory's women computers and see which stars shine the brightest.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: F. L. Kraemer & Co., 1935-1952

Letters with shipping companies from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world's foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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North Carolina Assistant Commissioner, Registers of Letters Received, Vol. 2 (3)

The Bureau of Refugees, Freemen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen's Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen's Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina, Series 3: Registers of Letters Received. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the experiences of formerly enslaved men and women in North Carolina during the Reconstruction Era. Have questions about how to transcribe tables in these documents? View special directions here.

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Project PHaEDRA - Cecilia H. Payne #1

At Harvard College Observatory (now the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), women computers studied glass plate photographs of the night sky. Here they catalogued stars, identifying variables, interpreting stellar spectra, counting galaxies, and measuring the vast distances in space. Several of them made game-changing discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics. In these books, follow the early work of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, who discovered that stars, and the whole universe, were made abundantly of hydrogen -- a discovery that earned her the first PhD in Astronomy from Harvard. Interested in historical women? Love astronomy? Help us transcribe the work of the Harvard Observatory's women computers and see which stars shine the brightest. View the special instructions for this project.

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Vernon Bailey with E. A. Preble - May to September 1896

Do you prefer to travel alone or with others? Naturalist Vernon Bailey, a member of the United States Biological Survey team, often traveled with others in his work to document species across North America. In the summer of 1896, he was joined by old friend C. Hart Merriam and another companion Edward A. Preble. A naturalist and conservationist, Preble would go on to publish "A Biological Investigation of the Athabaska-Mackenzie Region" in 1908, based on later expeditions with the Survey to what is now central Alberta, Canada. Join volunteeers in transcribing the field notes of these two men whose work took them to the far corners of the continent.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Hirshbach & Smith, Inc. (shipping and customs house broker), 1923-1924

Letters with shipping companies from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world's foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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