Materials consist of approximately 115 gouache copies by Marie-Therese Missonnier-Vuillemin of illustrations in the "Badianus Manuscript"; and a descriptive pamphlet by Emily Walcott Emmart concerning the "Badianus Manuscript," an Aztec Herbal, "Codex Barberini, Latin 24 (Vatican Library), 1935. Additional documentation concerning the project exists in Record Unit 46 and at Johns Hopkins University.
Photographs of Reptiles and Amphibians
The collection contains photographic images of reptiles, chiefly snakes, crocodiles, horned toads, Komodo dragons, and iguanas, of specimens both in the wild and on museum display. The photographs were to illustrate popular articles on reptiles and some are in the form of photographs clipped from newspapers and mounted on board …
This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Office of the Treasurer during the tenures of Treasurers T. F. Clark, 1955-1959; Edgar L. Roy, 1960-1964; Otis O. Martin, 1965; Betty J. Morgan, Assistant Treasurer, 1966-1968; T. Ames Wheeler, 1969-1978; and Christian Hohenlohe, 1979-1984. The Treasurer oversees the Smithsonian Institution's private endowment.
This accession includes records documenting the activities of Edward J. Maruska, who served on the Board of Directors from 1973-1980, and as President, 1978-1979, of the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (AAZPA), which was renamed the American Zoo and Aquarium Association in 1994. Materials include Maruska's correspondence, memoranda, and notes; records …
These records consist of video and audio elements for the production, "Moving America's Mail." This video documents the United States Postal Service and their development of methods to deliver mail. Funded by a grant from the Ford Motor Company, the video was produced in cooperation with the National Postal Museum …
This accession consists of records which document the development and programmatic relationship between the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC); the United States, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA); and various overseas research centers. Materials include grant applications, proposals, final financial reports, and interim and final program reports …
Summary Keeper Reports
This accession consists of records summarizing the major activities of animals throughout the National Zoological Park (NZP). Summaries are written by the keepers based on the daily keeper reports and submitted to the Office of the Registrar. Materials include summary keeper reports and memoranda.
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Textiles Department. Major topics include finance and loans. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Product and Contract Records
This accession consists of contracts, agreements, and other related documents regarding the licensing and development of products related or based on Smithsonian museums and collections by external companies. Some records date from when Smithsonian Enterprises was known as Smithsonian Business Ventures (SBV), as well as date from before the creation …
This accession consists of videodiscs containing photographs taken by the Office of Printing and Photographic Services. Topics include the National Museum of American History exhibit, "Information Age: People, Information and Technology," and images from the Division of Transportation. Materials are in electronic format.