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Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Museums"

Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Museums"

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  • Archambault, JoAllyn; Sturtevant, William C. (1996)
    The Smithsonian's work researching and helping to preserve North American Indian cultures, languages, and history; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1993)
    Discovering a new independent center of agricultural origins in the southeastern United States; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Bray, Tamara L. (1995)
    American Indian skeletal remains and associated funerary objects from Columbia River burial sites are returned by the Smithsonian Institution to Indian descendants in Washington and Oregon.
  • Mason, Michael Atwood (2002)
    Overview of the 'African Voices' Project and exhibition hall in the National Museum of Natural History; various galleries are described.
  • West, W. Richard (1993)
    Excerpts from a speech by West, first director of the National Museum of the American Indian, on research and scholarship at the new museum.
  • Kaupp, P. A. (1983)
    Profile of Smithsonian physical anthropologist J. Lawrence Angel's career including his work in forensics.
  • Moses, Yolanda T.; Jones, Joseph (2011)
    Description of the project 'Race: Are We So Different?' and the exhibit's message, themes, teaching materials, website, and traveling component, which toured the nation from 2007-2014; authors pose next steps for a public ...
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1985)
    Four Smithsonian-associated scientists and how they used then-new technologies to make break-through discoveries in archaeology.
  • Bograd, Mark (1991)
    The importance of providing multiple perspectives on the past in museums and historical sites such as Mount Vernon.
  • Linn, Priscilla Rachun (1983)
    Anthropologist's account of her career as a museum anthropologist.
  • Hunt, David R. (2006)
    Smithsonian physical anthropologist Hunt describes the science of forensic anthropology and its history within the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology.
  • Selig, Ruth O.; Brooks, Alison S.; Kaupp, P. A.; Gecan, Carolyn E. (2012)
    The 'AnthroNotes' editors survey the history of the publication and introduce its digital future.
  • Kaeppler, Adrienne L. (2004)
    Information from Smithsonian anthropologist Kaeppler about Hawaiian cultural artifacts--the Queen Kapi'olani canoe, featherwork garments, and several bowls--that are part of the Smithsonian's collections.
  • Kaupp, P. Ann; Selig, Ruth O. (2012)
    Selig and Kaupp, two Smithsonian long-time co-editors of 'AnthroNotes,' briefly describe the Anthropology Outreach Office (1975-2012) and its purpose to promote the public understanding of anthropology. This article was ...
  • Brooks, Alison S. (1984)
    Brief report on the 'Ancestors Symposium' at the American Museum of Natural History, where fossils of human ancestors were examined by global experts.
  • Henson, Pamela M. (2008)
    Smithsonian archivist Henson chronicles the 19th century history of anthropology at the Smithsonian; includes vignettes of key persons and what each contributed.
  • Cole, Johnnetta Betsch (2011)
    Smithsonian cultural anthropologist and National Museum of African Art Director Cole writes about her upbringing in the segregated South and discusses 4 lessons anthropology teaches us about 'race' and racism.
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1992)
    The Smithsonian Institution's mandate to serve and represent all of America's people and commitment to cultural pluralism.
  • Potts, Richard (2010)
    Smithsonian anthropologist Potts describes the museum's permanent exhibit, 'The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins,' which he curated; the exhibit's primary theme is the question 'what does it mean to be human?'
  • Bolton, Amy; Werb, Shari (2012)
    Bolton and Werb, from the Smithsonian Office of Education and Outreach, National Museum of Natural History, describe Q?rius (pronounced 'curious'), the museum's newest physical space devoted to public education; attention ...

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