The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
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 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.
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.
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 psychological and cultural meditation about the unique experience of photobooth photographs, with notes about the NMAH Hall of Photography’s photobooth.
A history of the Scurlock family studio and its significance for the African American community of Washington.
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 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.
On several key objects in an exhibition on submarines in the Cold War and how they contributed to the exhibition theme
Bibliographical essay focused on recent scholarship on the interaction of science and technology with American military institutions in the 19th century.
Military museums and history museums arose from distinct traditions, but in recent years have come increasingly to share common views on how to exhibition military history.
Society and economy are as much products as causes of military and technological change.
Military funding has shaped the development of American meteorology, oceanography, geology, geodesy, and other earth sciences.
In the 1920s, a Smithsonian exhibition of women's uniforms validated women's World War I contributions and expanded political roles.
On military funding for scientific research.
Documented narrative history of the second U.S. manned spaceflight project during the 1960s.
Overview of U.S. nuclear weapons development from World War II to the present.
Until the 19th century, North American Indians successfully confined European settlement to the area east of the Appalachians and south of the Great Plains by adapting European technology and exploiting European enmities.
On the interaction of industrial and military institutions from the 18th century to World War I
Includes author, title, and subject indexes, with annotation for all articles.