Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 84
Creators:
United States National Museum, Dept. of Engineering and Industries
Dates:
1891-1957
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 linear meters.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records originated mostly in the office of the Head Curator of the Department of Engineering and Industries, under Carl W. Mitman and Frank A. Taylor, but include records of several other curators, primarily Smith Hempstone Oliver and Paul E. Garber. The records include general correspondence, memoranda, and administrative files concerning departmental accessions, administrative policy and budgetary matters, exhibits, and requests for photographs for publication; minutes of a steering committee to establish a Smithsonian endowment fund; outgoing correspondence and summaries of the work of the sections of Fisheries and Naval Architecture under Joseph William Collins, 1891-1894; an incomplete set of scripts and programs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and news clippings concerning radio programs on technology and science aired on "The World Is Yours;" and subject files consisting of correspondence and memoranda covering areas and individuals in the engineering and technological sciences.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 84, United States National Museum, Dept. of Engineering and Industries, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mitman, Carl Weaver, 1889- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Collins, Joseph William. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oliver, Smith Hempstone Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Dept. of Arts and Industries Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Section of Naval Architecture (USNM) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Section of Fisheries (USNM) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio Smithsonian (Radio program) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science and industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industries -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at
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