Divisional Records,
1957-1986

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 471
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1957-1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, acquisitions, curatorial research, and collections management. In addition there are minutes of meetings with organizations including the American Association of Health and Medical Museums, as well as the American Academy of the History of Dentistry; proposals, scripts, photographs, and other related information pertaining to the exhibitions Pain and Its Relief and Women in Science in 19th-century America; Audrey B. Davis research files; letters of inquiry from medical academies, government agencies, private collectors, and universities; illustrations of medical specimens; symposium and sponsored lecture files; travel reports; and information on early medical practice.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 471, National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences, Divisional Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Davis, Audrey B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Melosh, Barbara Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kondratas, Ramunas Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamarneh, Sami Khalaf, 1925- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Association of Health and Medical Museums Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Academy of the History of Dentistry Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pain and Its Relief (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women in Science in 19th-century America (Exhibition) (1978-1978: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrations Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu