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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1865-1879
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 32
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These secretarial records apparently were separated from the main series before the latter were bound.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents. Executive Committee
Dates:
1846-1948
Size:
2.25 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 bound volume)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 2
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the meetings of the Committee. From them are taken the printed versions which appear in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1890, 1901-1916, 1923
Size:
6.1 cu. ft. (11 document boxes) (4 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 79
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, together with record units 80, 81, and 187 contain full documentation of construction of the 1911 National Museum Building, from internal planning and contracts to construction details and costs. Rathbun prepared a history of the museum construction, which was published as A Descriptive Account of the Building Recently Erec...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mollusks
Dates:
1851-1982 and undated
Size:
58.76 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (9 document boxes) (26 tall document boxes) (9 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 73
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives would like to thank the staff of the Division of Mollusks for their cooperation in transferring the records to the Archives. We especially appreciate the help of Clyde Roper, Richard Houbrick, and Michael Sweeney.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1866-1906, with related records to 1927
Size:
65.91 cu. ft. (98 document boxes) (6 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box) (88 3x5 boxes) (1 tube box) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 31
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to be based on a distinction between ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Council for the Preservation of Anthropological Records (CoPAR) website as it existed on March 16, 2016. CoPAR is dedicated to helping anthropologists, librarians, archivists, information specialists and others preserve and provide access to the record of human diversity and the history of the discipline. Th...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-072
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "The American Experience in the Classroom: Using Art to Teach History and Language Arts, Grades 5-12" website, maintained by the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), as it existed on March 8, 2016. The American Experience in the Classroom is a resource that features artworks from the SAAM's collection that bring ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) as they existed on June 20, 2016. Both relate to the Astrophysics Data System (ADS) which is operated by SAO on behalf of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The website consists of a form for searching the...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2010-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-074
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival website as it existed on July 11, 2016, and again on July 14, 2016, shortly after the end of the 2016 Festival. The website provides information about the 2016 Festival and its programs. It also contains historical information about the Festival. In addition, the website contains a ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Air and Space Museum website as it existed on May 31, 2016, and again on July 5, 2016. The website was redesigned between the two crawls. It consists of information about the museum, including its Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and its exhibitions, collections, staff, research, programs, and events. T...