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Website Records
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-264
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the web page for the annual Museum Day Live! event hosted by the Smithsonian Magazine. The web page, located on the Smithsonian Magazine website, was crawled on September 28, 2017, and again on September 29, 2017, less than a week after the event of September 23. The event encourages visitation to …

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Harry H. Knight Papers
Creators:
Knight, Harry H.
Dates:
1910-1960
Size:
1.68 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-043
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Knight's correspondence, notebooks, diaries, photographs, diplomas, certificates, and audiotape.

Departmental Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1994-1995
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Deputy Director for fiscal year 1995. Charles Robertson has held the post since 1986. The records consist of subject files documenting the various administrative entities of the NMAA, and to a lesser extent, central Smithsonian management.

Correspondence
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin …

George Herbert Girty Papers
Dates:
1896-1948 and undated
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7329
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares, "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soils, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when …

Productions
Dates:
1978
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-282
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three films (Tradition in Western Civilization, Gilgamesh, City of the Dead) that were made for the exhibit "Western Civilization: Origins and Traditions" in the Hall of Western Civilization, National Museum of Natural History. Materials include film, video and magnetic tape.

Website Records
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 12-563
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of Natural History, Field Book Project website and blog as they existed on June 14, 2012. The Field Book Project is a joint initiative between the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Institution Archives to create a single online location for scholars and …

Exhibition Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the planning, development, installation, fundraising, and publicity of the exhibition Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, floor plans, label text, proposals, checklists, funding and fundraising information, budgets, press releases, brochure texts, and research.

Budget Files
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Executive Planning Office
Dates:
FY 2007-FY 2008
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of spending plans created by the National Museum of the American Indian. The spending plans detail budget allocations and expenditures for the various departments at the museum as well as include the strategic and performance goals for the year.

Calendars of Events
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Visitor Services
Dates:
July 2012-November 2013
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents events and exhibition schedules throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include a reference set of calendars of events, exhibition directories, and lists of new and temporary exhibitions.

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