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Portrait of Abraham Walkowitz [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title transcribed from negative.

"One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz," New York: Anders and Co. (Brooklyn Museum), 1944.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 4x5, Safety, BW.

Abraham Walkowitz [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
"One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz," New York: Anders and Co. (Brooklyn Museum), 1944.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 4x5, Safety, BW.

Typical Sertão, Bello Jardim, Brazil, 1924-25

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
A view of typical sertão (Portuguese term for backcountry or backlands) at Bello Jardim, Brazil, from Mary Agnes Chase's 1924-1925 expedition to Brazil to collect botanical specimens for the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian. There is a woman standing in the field and buildings behind her.

House of Representatives Proceedings, 02/27/1840

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Mr. Adams asks to be given the floor to present a report from the Select Committee on the Smithsonian Bequest. An objection is made by Mr. Jones who wants to make a different issue the special order for the day. Objections are made to his request and in the end neither presented their matters of business.

Some African Great Plains Animals Exhibit, Hall of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
An exhibit case displays dung beetles, desert locust, starling, namaqua dove, striped grass rat, ulu francolin, and banded mongoose found in the African Great Plains in the Hall of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History.

Insects Exhibit, West Range, Smithsonian Institution Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
In the "United States National Museum Annual Report, 1903," Facing page 225

West Range of the Smithsonian Institution Building with exhibit cases. A sign suspended from ceiling says "Insects".

Americo Rivera with Oropendola, 1951

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #4471

Photograph of Alexander Wetmore's assistant, Americo Rivera, shown with an oropendola. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore on March 9, 1951, near La Campana, Panama. Wetmore was on an ornithological expedition to Panama. Along with the oropendola, Rivera also carries a rifle and is surrounded by vegetation.

Paul Peck Presidential Award Created

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Smithsonian Press Release, SI-349-2004, October 5, 2004

Philanthropist Paul Peck donates $2 million to the National Portrait Gallery to create the Paul Peck Fund for Presidential Studies to endow the Paul Peck Presidential Award, the only award in the United States to celebrate achievement in support of the presidency. The award complements several other Portrait Gallery initiatives relating to the presidency. The fund also supports programming on the U.S. presidency.

Boiler of the Freighter "Indiana" Emerges from Lake Superior

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Featured in the "Torch," September 1979. See also Neg. #s SIA2011-1334, SIA 2011-1335 and SIA2011-1336.

The boiler of the freighter "Indiana" is raised from the bottom of Lake Superior, where the ship sank in 1858. The salvage effort was jointly sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, the United States Navy and the Army Corps of Engineers. Artifacts were sent to the National Museum of American History's collections storage at the Museum Support Center.

Catalog of American Portraits Initiated

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
To access the catalog, see http://npgportraits.si.edu/eMuseumNPG/code/emuseum.asp

http://si-siris.blogspot.com/2012/10/smithsonian-national-portrait-gallerys.html

http://www.npg.si.edu/research/ceros.html

The Catalog of American Portraits is established by the National Portrait Gallery to provide a national portrait archives of historically notable subjects and artists from the colonial period to current times. The CAP manual files contain, whenever possible, a photograph of the portrait, standard catalog data (medium, support, dimensions, condition), a description, current ownership, provenance, biographical sketches of subjects and artists, bibliographic references, and exhibition and conservation history. Often, archival correspondence and primary research material is included as well.

Postcard of Gems

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photo by Chip Clark.

Color postcard advertising the opening of the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems & Minerals at the National Museum of Natural History. Various gemstones are set against a black background on the front. The postcard is unused, but the message side has printed information about the new hall in the museum.

To know the brethren: a biocultural analysis of the W. Montague Cobb skeletal collection

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Cobb was a colleague of T. Dale Stewart in the Division of Physical Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History. Stewart discusses his work with Cobb in his oral history interviews in Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9521.

See http://www.mnh.si.edu/exhibits/race/AnthroNotesSpring2011web.pdf for an image of Cobb's calipers.

Image title: American Association of Physical Anthropologists 25th Annual Meeting May 12-14, 1960. The man in the center of the line is William Montague Cobb, to his right is T. Dale Stewart. Located in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Scurlock Collections, Box 618.04.109.

Date of dissertation is 2003 or 2004 in different sources.

W. Montague Cobb became the first African American to receive a doctorate in physical anthropology in the United States in 1932. He was also among the first U.S. physical anthropologists to demonstrate a commitment to biocultural integration and racial equality in his research. Nonetheless, very few European American physical anthropologists responded to or utilized Cobb's work. This continued after bioanthropology took on a more biocultural focus in the 1980s, some 50 years after Cobb's first studies of this kind. This dissertation addresses Cobb's research and writing from the first decades of his career to illustrate his contribution to developing biocultural perspectives in physical anthropology. The goal of this dissertation is to move Cobb from the margins to the center of discussions about methodological and theoretical developments in bioanthropology over the past 30 years

Six Reasons To Celebrate World Wetlands Day

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
by Kristen Minogue February 2 is most widely known as Groundhog Day, the day people all over the U.S. look to a rodent in Pennsylvania to predict the future. But it also marks a less famous holiday: World Wetlands Day, celebrated around the world since 1997, to mark the first international agreement to protect wetlands […]

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Quantrelle.

Quai d'Anjou [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title transcribed from negative.

New York Times, April 4, 1956, pg. 21.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Ken Browne.

Mrs. Boulton [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title transcribed from negative.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Still Life with Peaches [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Flam, Jack, "Matisse in the Cone Collection: The Poetics of Vision," Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Museum of Art, 2001, pg. 22.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Nitrate, BW.

copy 1 negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Venetian Dress [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title transcribed from negative.

"Henri Matisse: Retrospective Exhibition," New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1931, cat. 94.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Nitrate, BW.

copy 1 negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Museum of Modern Art, New York.

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Nitrate, BW.

copy 1 negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Art Students League instructors [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Basket with Fruit [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
"Marsden Hartley," Cat. Sted. Museum 246 (American Federation of Arts), 1960, no. 22.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Bertha Schaeffer Gallery.

Light in the Night [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Artist, 2008.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Polly Marie [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.
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