National Design Awards Files
This accession consists of materials submitted to the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum for consideration for a National Design Award. An award is presented annually in each of several categories which may change from year to year and the winners are chosen by a panel of well-known designers. New judges are …
This accession consists of minutes of general meetings and Executive Committee meetings and membership records of the Entomological Society of Washington.
Special Assistant Project Files
This accession consists of records created by Jane R. Glaser during her tenure as Director of the Office of Museum Programs (OMP), 1976-1989, and as Special Assistant in the offices of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities, 1989-1994, the Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities, 1994-1996, and the Provost, 1996. Glaser …
This accession consists of the records of the Treasurer, Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and its predecessor, the Society of Systematic Zoology (renamed SSB in 1991).
The National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Art Department was established in 1976 with James Dean as curator from 1975-1978. In 1978, Mary Henderson succeeded Dean as head of the department, and she served until December 1996 when the department was dissolved. Other curatorial staff included William Good and Susan Lawson-Bell (1985-1996). The Art Department …
A great majority of the records concern donation of other receipt of specimens in the National Museum; distribution or loan of specimens from the Museum; requests for determination of specimens by other entomologists and the general public (a considerable proportion of the determinations were made for state departments of entomology …
These records are the files of Wunder, Curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture. Records include material on the National Collection of Fine Arts' (NCFA) lending program, 1964-1968; and conservation reports. An asterisk denotes that photographs and/or brochures on art work are located in the folder.
These records consist of correspondence files of Farouk El-Baz, Ted A. Maxwell, and Thomas R. Watters as heads of the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies. Oversize materials can be found in Record Unit 353.
Otis Tufton Mason Papers
These papers consist of copies of letters which Otis Tufton Mason wrote back to the Smithsonian while on a trip in Europe to study museum practices, 1889; correspondence concerning his work on Central American ethnology, 1899-1900; and newspaper clippings collected by Mason concerning museums, 1890-1897.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.