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Accession 17-264

Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies

Event Files, 1985-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
Title: Event Files
Dates: 1985-1995
Quantity: 3.03 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection: Accession 17-264
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials created by the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies and its predecessor, the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, for the Smithsonian Institution's Columbus Quincentenary program, which marked the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first landfall in what would become the Americas on October 12, 1492. The unit facilitated three symposia for the program: "Seeds of the Past: A Quincentenary Symposium"(1988); "Seeds of Commerce: Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Caribbean" (1989); and "Seeds of Industry: Transformations of Indigenous Technology in the Americas" (1990). Materials include correspondence and memoranda; brochures; clippings; press releases; audiotapes; images; articles; resumes; lecture notes; site maps; posters; budget files; meeting agendas and notes; and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials created by the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies and its predecessor, the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, for the Smithsonian Institution's Columbus Quincentenary program, which marked the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first landfall in what would become the Americas on October 12, 1492. The unit facilitated three symposia for the program: "Seeds of the Past: A Quincentenary Symposium" (1988); "Seeds of Commerce: Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Caribbean" (1989); and "Seeds of Industry: Transformations of Indigenous Technology in the Americas" (1990). Materials include correspondence and memoranda; brochures; clippings; press releases; audiotapes; images; articles; resumes; lecture notes; site maps; posters; budget files; meeting agendas and notes; and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-264, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, Event Files

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Container List

Box 1

Quincentenary Planning Committee, Budget Files, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Quincentenary Projects, 1985-1989

Box 1 of 3

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), "Seeds of Change," Planning Documents, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 3

"The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World," Television Program, Notes and Correspondence, 1986

Box 1 of 3

Quincentenary, Budget, 1987-1989

Box 1 of 3

National Museum of American History (NMAH), "American Encounters: A Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Exhibit," Concept Statement, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Quincentenary Planning Meetings and Program Reviews, Audiocassettes, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 3

Seeds of the Past: A Quincentenary Symposium

Brochure, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Planning Meetings, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Reception, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Trincado, Maria N., "The Seashells of Cuba's Southern Coast and the Economic Specialization of Native Gatherers," undated

Box 1 of 3

Publication Plan, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Planning Meeting, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Program Files and Schedules, 1988

Box 1 of 3

"World of Maize," Script, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Lecture Transcripts, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Portuando, Olga, Workshops I and II, undated

Box 1 of 3

Barriero, Jose, "American Indigenous Life: Some New Evaluations," 1988-1989

Box 1 of 3

Barriero, Jose, "Indians in Cuba: Historical and Personal Encounters with a Living People," 1993

Box 1 of 3

Barriero, Jose, Introduction, 1991

Box 1 of 3

Seeds of the Past, undated (electronic records)

Box 1 of 3

Planning Documents, 1988-1994

Box 1 of 3

Publication Files, 1988-1992

Box 1 of 3

Aldunate, Carlos, "Mapuches: Forest Gatherers of South America," 1989-1994

Box 1 of 3

Andujar, Claudia, "Demarcation of Lands Manipulates the Future of the Yanomami," 1989

Box 1 of 3

Barnett, Milton, "Relocation and Cultural Persistence: Hopi and Mohave in the 1940s," 1994

Box 1 of 3

Holzkamm, Tim, and Wilson, William, "The Sturgeon Fishery of the Rainy River Ojibway Bands," 1990

Box 1 of 3

Meggers, Betty, "The Hidden Meaning of El Dorado," 1989

Box 1 of 3

Milones, Luis, "The Supernatural World of the Chili Pepper," 1993

Box 1 of 3

Mintz, Sidney, Correspondence and Article, 1987-1989

Box 1 of 3

Mohawk, John, "Economic Motivations: An Iroquoian Perspective," 1993-1994

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Mt. Pleasant, Jane, "The Iroquois Sustainers: Practices of Longterm Agriculture in the Northeast," undated

Box 2 of 3

Nabhan, Gary P., "Invisible Erosion: The Rise and Fall of Native Agriculture Along the Gila and Salt Rivers," 1993

Box 2 of 3

Ortiz, Alfonso, "Some Cultural Meanings of Corn in Aboriginal North America," 1994

Box 2 of 3

Portuando, Olga, "Protoplantacian y Nacionalidad," undated

Box 2 of 3

Quintana, Jorge, "Indian Corn Agriculture: A Puzzle for the 21st Century," 1993

Box 2 of 3

Teni, Rodrigo, "Cosmological Importance of Corn among Mayan Peoples," 1993

Box 2 of 3

Vennum, Thomas, "The Shifting Role of Wild Rice in the Economy of the Ojibway People," 1988

Box 2 of 3

Vietmeyer, Noel, "Lost Crop of the Incas," 1994

Box 2 of 3

Warman, Arturo, "Maize as and Organizing Principle: How Corn Shaped Space, Time and Relationship in the New World," 1994

Box 2 of 3

Seeds of Commerce: Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Caribbean

Castaneda, Israel Miliner, Correspondence, 1992 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 3

Castaneda, Israel Miliner, "Panorama de las Creencias y Practicas Religiosas en el Caribe," undated

Box 2 of 3

"Seeds of Commerce: Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Caribbean," Report, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Background Information, January 13, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Resumes, undated

Box 2 of 3

Closing Remarks, Kurin, Richard, March 26, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Final Commentary, Luna, Diego Roldan, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Closing Commentary, Morse, Richard, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Mojeron, Nancy, Workshops III and IV, undated

Box 2 of 3

Symposium Schedule, March 23-26, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution (SI) and Casa Del Caribe, Memoranda and Notes, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 3

Memoranda and Correspondence, 1992-1995

Box 2 of 3

Brochure, undated

Box 2 of 3

Portes de Roux, Heliana, Preface, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Alleyne, Marvin C., "The Emergence of Creole Languages," 1994

Box 2 of 3

Bilby, Kenneth M., "Composing Bridges in an Insular World: Spontaneous Linkages in the Caribbean Musical Tradition," undated

Box 2 of 3

Bryce-LaPorte, Roy, Correspondence, 1994

Box 2 of 3

Bryce-LaPorte, Roy, "Taller No. 1," undated

Box 2 of 3

Bilby, Kenneth, and Kurin, Richard, "Taller No. 2," undated

Box 2 of 3

Chapeaux, Pedro D., "Presencia Religiosa en las Sublevaciones de Esclavos," undated

Box 2 of 3

Dominguez, Bernardo G., "Festival and Identity," undated

Box 2 of 3

Fraginals, Manuel M., "It is only Worth Struggling for Truly Ambitious Matters," undated

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Garcia, Fe I., "Geographic and Historic Overview of the Sugar Plantation," undated

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James, Joel, "Inquiry on Gods and the Dead," undated

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Box 3

Mintz, Sidney, "The Rise of the Peasantry in the Caribbean," undated

Box 3 of 3

Morse, Richard M., "Race, Culture, and Identity in the Americas: Five National Versions," undated

Box 3 of 3

Morse, Richard M., Closing Remarks, March 26, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Pedro, Alberto, "Culture and Plantation," undated

Box 3 of 3

Pico, Fernando, "Caimito: A Free Black and Mulatto Community in Puerto Rico," undated

Box 3 of 3

Price, Richard, "On the Fringe of the Plantations: Afro-American Maroons and their Folktales," 1989

Box 3 of 3

Scarano, Francisco A., "The Sugar-Producing Slave Plantation in the Caribbean: Notes on a Model," 1989

Box 3 of 3

Trouillot, Michel-Rolph, "Caribbean Counterpoint: Coffee in the Antilles (1734-1873)," undated

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence, 1988-1989

Box 3 of 3

Agendas, 1988-1989

Box 3 of 3

Technical Production, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Brochure, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Planning Meeting Notes, 1988

Box 3 of 3

Clippings, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Seeds of Industry: Transformations of Indigenous Technology in the Americas

Brochure, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Symposium Schedule, September 6-8, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Site Maps, undated

Box 3 of 3

Notes, 1990-1991

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Instituto Cultural Democq, Correspondence, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Press Release and Clippings, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Consultant List and Correspondence, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Meeting Agendas and Notes, 1988-1990

Box 3 of 3

Planning Documents, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Participant Lists and Abstracts, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Assadourian, Carlos S., Correspondence, 1990-1991

Box 3 of 3

Chamoux, Marie-Noelle, "The Spread of Technologies among the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico: An Interpretation," 1990 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 3

Chapin, Mac, "Central America's Indians and the Quincentenary," September 1991

Box 3 of 3

Macdonald Jr., Theodore, "From Encomenderos to Environmentalists: Indians' Perspectives and Responses," 1990

Box 3 of 3

Turok, Marta, and Morris Jr., Walter, "Maya Time Warp," 1990

Box 3 of 3

Murra, John V., "Nos Hazen Mucha Ventaja: The Early European Perception of Andean Achievement," 1990

Box 3 of 3

Frost, Elsa C., "Comentario," 1990

Box 3 of 3

Hosler, Dorothy, "The Metallurgy of Ancient Mesoamerica: The Sounds of Colors of Power," 1990

Box 3 of 3
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"Semillas del Comercio: Intercambio Cultural y Economico en el Caribe," Poster, 1989

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