5955 records — Page 346 of 596
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1883-1907
Size:
2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of memoranda from the office in immediate charge of the United States National Museum, usually the Office of the Assistant Secretary, to staff of the Museum and other divisions of the Smithsonian. Most memoranda originate from subordinates. A volume list follows.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1887-1907
Size:
28 microfilm reels.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of receipts from the National Museum for specimens loaned or given to individuals and institutions. Before 1891, substantial correspondence is included; after that date, there are mostly copies of receipts. See Specimen Distribution Records and Specimen Distribution Record Books (Record units 119 and 120). A volume l...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1859-1921
Size:
1.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The accession record books list accessions of the United States National Museum in order of receipt for the years 1859-1921. For the years 1859, 1860, and 1861, accession numbers begin anew each year. Beginning in 1862 numbers are sequential without regard to year. Accession record books are a brief record of the main accession file, and with...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1879-1907
Size:
10 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records comprise the primary outgoing correspondence of the officer in immediate charge of the United States National Museum from the appointment of George Brown Goode as Assistant Director in 1880. Volumes are numbered sequentially with the prefix "L." Records from the years 1879-1881 mostly pertain to the United States Fish Commission,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Academic Programs
Dates:
1957-1970
Size:
3.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The major portion of these records was created during the tenure of Philip Ritterbush. Also included is some material from Ritterbush's tenure as Special Assistant to the Secretary for Scientific Matters, 1964-1967, and as Assistant to the Secretary for Policy Analysis and Planning, 1967-1968. These items apparently were integrated into t...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1971
Size:
116.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 99
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records reflect the growing scope and complexity of the Smithsonian during Ripley's tenure. They document the Smithsonian's changing administrative structure; growing relationships with universities, foundations, and other external groups; efforts to attract more government support for the Smithsonian; pursuit of new initiatives and...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1847-1942
Size:
19.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 93
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include ledgers, account books, bills, daybooks, journals, receipted vouchers, records of payment, requisitions, cash books, and other fiscal records documenting the Smithsonian's congressional appropriations. These records deal with the financial affairs of the following Smithsonian bureaus: United States National Museum, A...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibits Editor's Office
Dates:
1948-1978
Size:
12.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 90
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Exhibit scripts are the textual component of exhibits. These records document the production of labels and other text that accompany Smithsonian exhibits, and deal with matters of concept, design, scope, and style. The records occasionally contain photographs, brochures, memoranda and correspondence with curators, exhibits specialists, an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project
Dates:
1893-1897
Size:
2.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 76
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of correspondence about the text and proofs of George Brown Goode, editor, The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896, The History of its First Half-Century, Washington, 1897. Goode died while the book was underway. The primary value of this record unit is that it contains information about the Smithsonian which does not ...

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Dates:
1867-1940
Size:
13.1 linear meters and oversize.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 70
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The exposition records of this collection provide an account of the Smithsonian's involvement in twenty-two domestic and foreign expositions between 1876 and 1908. The depth of coverage in the records is uneven, but they still convey a wealth of information about Smithsonian participation in expositions, chiefly during the last quarter of...

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