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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-271
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" exhibition pages on the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden website as it existed on March 2, 2017. The pages include information about the highly popular exhibition, including obtaining visitor passes. The exhibition ran from February 23 through May 14, 2017. Due to technical ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Dates:
2009-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-268
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of one website and one blog maintained by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC). The primary SERC website was crawled on October 25, 2016, shortly after it was redesigned. It includes information about SERC's mission, facilities, research, and school and public programs. It also includes press releases a...

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Creators:
Consortium for the Barcode of Life
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-269
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL), an international initiative devoted to developing DNA barcoding as a global standard for the identification of biological species since 2004, as they existed on February 21, 2017. The "Barcode of Life: Identifying Species with DNA Barcoding" w...

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Creators:
Meek, F. B. (Fielding Bradford), 1817-1876.
Dates:
1843-1877 and undated
Size:
5.69 cu. ft. (10 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The collection consists of correspondence 1849-1876, mostly incoming, concerning specimens and geological observations; notebooks, 1846-1872 and diaries, 1871-1875, resulting from Meek's field work; manuscripts and original plate illustrations; and miscellaneous personal papers, including a catalogue of the Meek library made soon after hi...

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Creators:
Cochran, Doris M., (Doris Mabel), 1898-1968
Dates:
circa 1891-1968
Size:
6.94 cu. ft. (12 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Doris Mable Cochran include manuscripts, notes and data on herpetology; material concerning specimens received by the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians; photographs of reptiles and amphibians; personal material including clippings, photographs and material related to her education and Smithsonian career; personal correspondence...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Grasses
Dates:
1884, 1888, 1899-1965
Size:
13.84 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 half document box) (13 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 229
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the history of the agrostology section of the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (1901-1939), and the Section of Grasses, United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1912-1963) at the time Albert Spear Hitchcock and Mary Agnes Chase worked for the USDA and the USNH, ...

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American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1871-1994, with related records from 1845
Size:
50.5 cu. ft. (101 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7440
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For a brief history of the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU), see Record Unit 7150, American Ornithologists' Union Collection, 1883-1977. These records supplement Record Unit 7150, both in extending coverage in early records and providing records from the mid-1970s. Particularly noteworthy are early records of presidents - especially Joel ...

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Creators:
Rhees, William Jones, 1830-1907
Dates:
circa 1878-1907
Size:
25.72 cu. ft. (50 document boxes) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The William J. Rhees Collection consists of the remains of his Manuscript and Newspaper Scrap portfolio files. The dates of the material indicate that Rhees was collecting these papers from the beginning of his tenure at the Smithsonian, but the files were not organized until 1891 when he was appointed keeper of the Archives. The collection ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division
Dates:
1974-1997
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the curatorial activities of Frank Gettings, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan agreements, research notes, and exhibition catalogues. For related materials see Accession 03-043.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2009-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 17-224
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Flickr group used to share images from the 2009 Smithsonian Institution staff picnic as it existed on October 23, 2013. Smithsonian staff used this publicly accessible account to share their own images from the picnic from either their personal or their institutional Flickr accounts. Due to technical issues, ...