The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism analyzes the goals of tourists when visiting museums as part of a sight-seeing ritual.
A description of Barbara Beirne's aims in interviewing and photographing a number of energetic, courageous Appalachian women and how these documents highlight important aspects of Appalachian cultural, social, and economic history.
A psychological and cultural meditation about the unique experience of photobooth photographs, with notes about the NMAH Hall of Photography’s photobooth.
This essay describes the influence of Hahn's graduate school photography professor, Henry Holmes Smith, on her early work, including her revival of "obsolete" photographic processes such as gum-bichromate. Her technical and aesthetic experiments are described.
A history of the Scurlock family studio and its significance for the African American community of Washington.
Illustrated blog in Smithsonian Collections Blog. A reflection about photographs of Eddie "Rochester" Anderson and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in Clyde Stauffer's snapshot album, compiled during travels to V.F.W. posts.
A discussion of the interrelationship of stereograph publisher Underwood & Underwood's European sales activities and its stereoscopic documentation of Europe for both the American and European markets.
A description of the Archives Center's photographic collections, policies, and programs, with emphasis on major recent acquisitions, such as the Scurlock Studio Records.
A summary of the history of the Scurlock Studio and a description of the the Museum's Scurlock collection, with remarks about conservation challenges, especially regarding deteriorating acetate negatives.
A critical appraisal of the influence of diarist and surrealist Anais Nin on the films of her husband Ian Hugo. Nin served as muse, model, actress, and collaborator in inspiring Hugo to become a creative artist.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism details the ways in which commercially published stereographs were used to simulate travel experiences, 1895-1921.
On several key objects in an exhibition on submarines in the Cold War and how they contributed to the exhibition theme
On the historiography of military technology, including the role of museums.
Links between military and scientific institutions expanded and intensified during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Military funding has shaped the development of American meteorology, oceanography, geology, geodesy, and other earth sciences.
Catalog of the West Point in the Making of America exhibition.
Overview of the development of American military technology, from colonial times to the present.
On military funding for scientific research.
Overview of relationships between science, engineering, and American military institutions, from colonial times to the present.
On the necessary and vital roles women served in supporting the activities of early modern armies.