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Record Unit 31
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Naples Zoological Station: The Naples Zoological Station, established by a German scientist, Anton Dohrn, provided laboratory facilities near Naples, Italy, where an international group of scientists could pursue research. Supporters of the Station, including the Smithsonian, could nominate scientists to occupy a "table" there for stays of varying duration. The Smithsonian filled its places by referring applicants to a panel of advisors for approval. This material deals with the early days of Smithsonian support and is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. See also record unit 45.

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Record Unit 45
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Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1890-1929
Size:
57.93 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (104 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 45
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the growth and management of the Smithsonian from 1890 to 1929. Of special interest is the Institution's entry into the field of the fine arts through the creation of the National Gallery of Art and the Freer Gallery of Art. The Smithsonian continued to pursue a wide variety of other interests as well. Thus, the...

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