This accession consists of papers documenting aspects of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn, a historian and a teacher of American political and cultural history. He held positions at the National Museum for American History, Division of Political History and later at the Smithsonian Institution, Office of American Studies. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; research papers, articles, and general literature; travel reports; exhibition proposals and planning information; press releases; professional society information regarding symposiums and conferences; and records pertaining to courses in American studies.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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