Accession Records,
1884-1907

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 109
Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1884-1907
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
52 microfilm reels.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection supplements the main series of accession records maintained by the Office of the Registrar; it contains microfilm of fifty- two (52) letterpress volumes of outgoing correspondence, numbered in sequence with the prefix "A", consisting mostly of acknowledgments to donors for specimens sent to the National Museum. The correspondence is arranged chronologically. Beginning in June 1885, accession numbers are usually given on each acknowledgment, including accession numbers 15550 through 147007; accession numbers do not run in strict sequence through the volumes.
The acknowledgments contain a brief description of specimens. Each volume contains an index to personal names occurring in the correspondence. A volume list follows.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 109, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Accession Records
Access Restriction
Record unit available on microfilm only.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Registrar Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Accession Acknowledgements (USNM). Registrar (USNM) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Registrar (USNM). United States National Museum Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum, Accession Records Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum registrars Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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