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Creators:
Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1871-1968, 1972 and undated
Size:
23.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (43 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit includes correspondence (1871-1968), minutes (1871-1965), records of investments and other fiscal records (1871-1968), publications (1871-1962), newspaper clippings, and photographs. Documentation is full before 1950, with some significant gaps. Most of the records deal with administration of the Society: nomination and elect...

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Creators:
Perrygo, Watson M., 1906-1984
Dates:
circa 1880s-1979
Size:
6.16 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (3 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence from Alexander Wetmore, field co-workers, and museum curators concerning authorization for field trips, instructions on natural history specimens desired and areas to visit, and acknowledgments of specimens and camping equipment; correspondence from state game and fisheries agencies concerning hunting ...

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Creators:
Peterson, Robert Verne
Dates:
1964-1994
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Robert Verne Peterson was born in 1928 and received his PhD in Entomology from the University of Utah in 1958. This accession consists of his correspondence while a member of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory of the United States Department of Agriculture which is at National Museum of Natural History. Correspondence concerns identification...

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Creators:
Philadelphia Museum Company
Dates:
1792, 1808-1842 and undated
Size:
0.27 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (1 microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains minutes of meetings of Peale's Society of Inspectors for the period March-July 1792, and a second minute book has a good run of entries from June 1827, just after the elder Peale's death, to the end of 1840. The remainder of this surviving remnant of records of the Philadelphia Museum Company is less than three d...

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Riley, Charles V. (Charles Valentine), 1843-1895
Dates:
1866-1895 and undated, with information to 1915
Size:
16.25 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers concern entomology, mostly economic, including scrapbooks compiled by Riley and occasionally by others, 1872-1894, tracing the history of entomology in clippings from a wide variety of sources arranged topically and especially useful for tracing Riley's work as state Entomologist of Missouri; Memorandum Entomologicum, 1866-18...

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Creators:
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Dates:
1821-1869
Size:
3.47 cu. ft. (5 document boxes) (3 half document boxes) (2 microfilm reels) (6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of the papers of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) relating to his study of European education, magnetic and meteorological observations at Girard College, his appointment as Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, his professional discourse with other scientists on a broad range of topics, his own res...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Museums, Education, and Research/Provost
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website as it existed on April 16, 2018. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resources about cultural property provenance research. The website was maintained by...

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Dates:
1930s
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7468
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 84 watercolor paintings of Egyptian Bombyliids, or bee flies, executed by three Russian artists, Roman Strekalovsky, Nicholas Strekalovsky, and E. Kassessinoff. The paintings were done for a planned manuscript on the Bombyliids of Egypt by H. C. Efflatoun. Also included is a copy of Efflatoun's unpublished manuscrip...

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Creators:
Museum Computer Network
Dates:
1967-1988
Size:
26 cu. ft. (26 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7432
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains the administrative files kept primarily by the executive directors. The records concern the daily operations of a nonprofit professional organization including preparation of the journal Spectra, planning for annual conferences and workshops, correspondence, grant proposals, annual reports, member surveys, and publicat...

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Creators:
Saxton, Joseph, 1799-1873
Dates:
1821-1856
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of notebooks and diaries in which Saxton wrote detailed information on his experiments and social life in London; an appointment book for 1838; a scientific sketchbook with notes, which include drawings and descriptions of some of Saxton's inventions; and a textbook. Other Joseph Saxton material may be found in the Jo...

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