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Collection ID:
Record Unit 73
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

United States Department of Agriculture (includes Bureau of Biological Survey, Bureau of Entomology, and Bureau of Plant Industry)

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dale, C. O.
Dates:
1908-1920
Size:
1.16 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains correspondence, specifications, contsruction estimates, proposals, photographs and blue prints of plans, sections, elevations, charts and diagrams for United States Department of the Interior, Reclamation Service Projects, 1908-1918. Rancagua, Chile where they built a Rio Pangal Hydroelectric Power Plant and and extension of t...

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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United States National Museum. Department of Botany
Dates:
1936-1965
Size:
6.78 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (14 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 227
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include some correspondence belonging to Mary Agnes Chase, which was forwarded to Swallen; Ernest R. Sohn, associate curator of Botany, 1956; and Thomas R. Soderstrom, curator of Grasses, 1964-1965. Correspondents include U.S. and foreign botanists; agricultural experiment stations; field botanists; state geological surveys; fores...

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Record Unit 226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Outgoing letterpress correspondence, October 29, 1920-October 20, 1927. Indexed. 1 volume. Contains correspondence from Killip while he was an aid in the Division of Plants. Material includes examination and identification of botanical specimens sent in to the Division; Killip's collecting expeditions to South America and the plants ...

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Collection ID:
Record Unit 79
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection division consists of correspondence regarding general topics on the construction of the new museum building. Subjects include roof construction, mechanical and electrical plants, interior layout, and other details of construction.

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Collection ID:
Record Unit 201
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Department of Biology, Division of Plants (prior to 1897, the Department of Plants; prior to 1894, the Department of Botany; prior to 1890, the Department of Recent Plants)

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Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes "Exhibition of the Plant Products the German Colonies" (gives general categories of use and Latin names).

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Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
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National Anthropological Archives

Includes "The Palm and Agave as Culture Plants" and related notes, printed material; Edward Palmer notes on Agave; and a photograph of a Pulque shop in Cuernavaca, Mexico.