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Associate Director's Files
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Exhibits and Outreach
Dates:
1974-2001
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, created and maintained by David Jenkins, Associate Director, Office of Exhibits and Outreach (previously Associate Director for Interpretive Programs), document his professional activities and ideas for educational activities as well as development of new and improvement of existing exhibitions and the upkeep and safety of zoo grounds. Major …

Annual Reports
Dates:
1997-2001, 2004-2009
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of annual reports of the National Museum of Natural History. Also included is a strategic plan for 2004-2009.

Joint Atlantic Seminar in History of Biology Records
Dates:
1996, 1998-2006, 2010
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Joint Atlantic Seminar in History of Biology (JASHB). The first annual JASHB was held in 1965 as an informal meeting of students and faculty from several campuses to discuss their work and soon became a training ground for future academics who were not yet …

Tiger Talk Newsletter
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1964-1990
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-538
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of the newsletter "Tiger Talk," which documents National Zoological Park activities in regard to staff, research, special events, and animals. Materials include newsletters.

Divisional Records
Dates:
1925-1940
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of Aida M. Doyle, Aid, Section of Organic Chemistry, 1925-1938, and Wallace E. Duncan, Assistant Curator, Section of Chemical Industries, United States National Museum (USNM), 1939-1942, in the research and in the pursuit of assistance from companies in exhibiting a variety of products …

Website Records
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the image gallery used by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum to highlight submissions to the National Design Awards. The image gallery is hosted on the Behance platform and was crawled on August 14, 2017. Due to technical issues, the image gallery in this accession is not searchable …

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Records
Dates:
1983-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of GEAC Contract and Smithsonian Institution Bibliographic Information System (SIBIS) Construction files; maintenance and lease materials; Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM) cost estimates; OIRM Advisory Board minutes and renovation drawings; proposals for OIRM renovation; reports of space requirements for OIRM; Arts and Industries Building computer center …

Correspondence
Dates:
1976-1991
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 539
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of departmental correspondence and office memoranda from 1976 to 1991. Files for 1984 and 1988 are missing. The records were created mostly by Milton Sonday and Gillian Moss, and concern subjects such as exhibition loans, textile scholarship, catalogs and publications, public inquiries, the donation and acquisition of objects, research on collections …

Samuel P. Langley Papers
Dates:
1866-1906, 1909, 1914, 1942
Size:
19.67 cu. ft. (22 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (11 12x17 boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (8 microfilm reels) (6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Samuel P. Langley (1834-1906) was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Apparently, many of Langley's papers were accidentally burned after his death. Langley papers in the Smithsonian are housed in the Smithsonian Archives and the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The Allegheny Observatory holds papers from Langley's years there …

History of the Ultracentrifuge Videohistory Collection
Dates:
2007
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9625
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …

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