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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-293
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website, "Protection, Prosperity, Preservation: Stories of World Heritage," as it existed on July 12, 2013. This website is a partnership between the Smithsonian Institution and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and celebrates long-term, sustainable communities, and ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary for Science
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-299
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website for the Smithsonian Institution Science Commission as it existed on July 9, 2013. The commission was established on May 7, 2001 to set priorities for scientific research across the Smithsonian Institution. The final report was issued on January 7, 2003 after which the website was no longer updated. T...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Enterprises, Smithsonian Books
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-307
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website for Smithsonian Books as it existed on April 8, 2013. Smithsonian Books publishes narrative non-fiction books. The website includes book descriptions, information for authors, and related information. Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Chandra X-ray Observatory website as it existed on January 14, 2013. The website includes information about the observatory, the Chandra X-ray Center, proposal submissions, observation schedules, available data, data analysis software, fellowships, workshops, publications, and other related topics. It also i...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Minor Planet Center (MPC) website as it existed on February 26, 2013. The Minor Planet Center operates at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, under the auspices of Division III of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The MPC is responsible for the designation of minor bodies in the solar system: ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Haiti Cultural Recovery Project" website, crawled April 3, 2013. The Haiti Cultural Recovery Project, organized by the Smithsonian Institution, works to rescue, recover, safeguard, and help restore Haitian artwork, artifacts, documents, media, and architectural features damaged and endangered by the January 12, ...

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Creators:
Walcott, Charles D, (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
Dates:
1851-1940 and undated
Size:
11.7 linear meters and oversize.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Charles D. Walcott Collection Papers (Record Unit 7004) were given to the Smithsonian by his wife, Mary Vaux Walcott, with certain more recent additions. The Archives would like to thank Dr. Ellis L. Yochelson, United States Geological Survey, and Frederick J. Collier, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, for th...

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Creators:
Smithson, James,1765-1829
Dates:
1764-1983
Size:
0.9 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7000
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The James Smithson Collection lacks a great deal of his original papers. Richard Rush brought Smithson's personal effects to the United States in 1838, along with the proceeds from his estate. A fire in the Smithsonian building in 1865 destroyed many of the manuscripts originally acquired by the Institution. Correspondence a...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1938-1980 and undated
Size:
2.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 395
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of motion pictures taken by veterinarians, keepers, directors, and other staff at the National Zoological Park (NZP) for research and documentation purposes. These motion pictures, along with footage shot for television news and other programs, were kept by the Office of Education as part of their mission to disseminat...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Chief Clerk
Dates:
1846-1933
Size:
2.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 65
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of forms and circulars of the Secretary, 1846-1888; forms and circulars of the National Museum, Exchanges, Ethnology, Correspondence Clerk, Disbursing Clerk, International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, Library, and National Zoological Park; forms ordered, 1860-1933; lists of Smithsonian employees, 1846-1910, ...