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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 06-018

National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life

Curatorial Records, 1962-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1962-2005
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 06-018
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of published research articles and lecture papers written by Richard E. Ahlborn during his tenure as curator in the Division of Cultural History, with earlier material dating back to when he was curator in the Division of Community Life and the Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History. Also included are some of Ahlborn's recently published letters and a few articles he wrote prior to coming to the Smithsonian Institution.

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This accession consists of published research articles and lecture papers written by Richard E. Ahlborn during his tenure as curator in the Division of Cultural History, with earlier material dating back to when he was curator in the Division of Community Life and the Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History. Also included are some of Ahlborn's recently published letters and a few articles he wrote prior to coming to the Smithsonian Institution.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-018, National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

"Soldiers and Saints in Old Spain and New" (1962)

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"Death Cart" (1967)

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"The Ecclesiastic Silver of Colonial Mexico" (1968)

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"Domestic Silver in Colonial Mexico" (1968)

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"Saints and Brothers" (1970)

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"Retablos, Mexican Popular Images on Metal" (Brochure, 1970)

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"Hispanic Arts in the United States" (1974)

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"Words and Things: Problems in Researching Material Culture in SMRC Land" (1977)

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"Hispanic Motiffs: Decorative Arts in the Southwest" (1978)

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"Museums: The Safeguard of Our Material Culture" (1979)

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Correspondence (general), 1982

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"Glossary of Material Culture Terms in Documentary Sources" (1983)

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"The Will of a Woman in 1762" (1990)

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"Material Evidence of Penitentism in New Mexico" (1991)

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"Invented Traditions: New Mexican Santos" (1991)

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"Crafts of Hispanic New Mexico: Constructing a Cultural Identity by Compromise" (1993)

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Notes for Talk to National Faculty Group on "Community," 1993

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Notes for Hispanic Ranching in North America, 1993

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"The Mission San Antonio Prayer and Song Board" (1993)

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"Global Distribution of Hispanic Religious Sculpture after 1500: The Why, How & What," (1998)

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"The Drawings of a Czech Jesuit in Baja" (Colloquium, 2001)

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"The Baja California Drawings of Ignacio Tirsch ca. 1765" (Colloquium, 2002)

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"Kaigai Ibun (A Strange Tale): Hatsutaro, A Japanese Castaway in Spanish Baja" (Colloquium, 2003)

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Tradicion: Letters to the Editor, 2004-2005

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"Endangered Ethnic Identities: An Hispanic Example"

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"Collecting Contemporary Hispanic Arts in New Mexico"

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"Smithsonian Santos: Collecting and the Collection"

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