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Creators:
National Museum Act Program
Dates:
1966-1986
Size:
53 cu. ft. (53 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 574
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum Act (NMA) of 1966 affirmed the Smithsonian Institution's traditional role of assisting other museums and authorized the Institution to strengthen its activities of service to them. Funds appropriated to the Smithsonian for the implementation of the National Museum Act were made available primarily by grants and contracts ...

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Creators:
Edson, Dorothy Graham. interviewee
Dates:
1993
Size:
8 audiotapes (reference copies). audiotapes (originals)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9571
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1993, William W. Moss, director, and Pamela M. Henson, historian, at Smithsonian Institution Archives conducted four interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson, who was writing a biography of her father using resources in Smithsonian Institution Archives. These interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson and reminiscences of family members and friends ...

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Creators:
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee
Dates:
1986, 1989-1990
Size:
4 audiotapes (reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9579
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Watkins, C. Malcolm interviewee
Dates:
1992, 1994-1995
Size:
15 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9586
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873
Dates:
1848-1884
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Varden, John
Dates:
1829-1863
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of a few pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence, a daybook of the Washington City Museum from 1829 to 1841, a journal containing a listing of artifacts collected by the Museum, 1837-1841, a catalog of collections housed in the National Gallery of the Patent Office as of 1852, and Varden's diary, 1857-1863.

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Creators:
Purnell, Louis R., interviewee
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
13 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9578
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Dates:
1997
Size:
6 videotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9593
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 or digital recorder as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services. Engineering and Design Branch
Dates:
1970-1975, with materials dating from 1961
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 641
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit primarily documents the interior construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). There is a smaller amount of documentation regarding the National Zoological Park restaurant. Included are correspondence with contractors and suppliers, blueprints, specifications, and photographs.

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Creators:
Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973
Dates:
1758-1964
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Leonard Carmichael (1898-1973) was the seventh Secretary of the Smithsonian, serving from 1953 to 1964. Most of Carmichael's papers are at the American Philosophical Society. This material has been retained because it relates to his work at the Smithsonian Institution.

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