This accession consists of a Flickr set maintained by the National Museum of Natural History containing scanned images of historic Natural History Building postcards. Most of the postcards were previously sent through the mail and images of both the fronts and backs are included. The original postcards are from the …
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)
This collection consists of postcards gathered by Dr. Victor A. Blenkle, a twentieth century physician. The postcards primarily concern geographical locations and landmarks in the United States and Western Europe, but also include materials from six other continents.
This accession consists of images of Smithsonian Institution buildings, such as the Natural History Building, the National Gallery of Art (West Building), the Arts and Industries Building, and the Smithsonian Institution Building ("The Castle"). Images also include Smithsonian objects on display, depicting interior views of Smithsonian buildings. Materials mostly consist …
Patent Office Building Records
This accession consists of records created and/or maintained by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director, in regards to the Patent Office Building renovation and enhancement. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, committee recommendations, planning documents, surveys, notes, picture postcards, and black-and-white slides.
Historic Gardens Postcard collection
The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes nearly 250 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and several sites in Washington, D.C. are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. About a dozen cards feature various views of Smithsonian Institution museums along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
This accession consists of records which document major special events at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), such as the opening of the Cultural Resources Center, the groundbreaking ceremony for the NMAI building on the Mall, the NMAI Welcome Center opening, the Topping Out Ceremony for the NMAI …
Buckingham, C. O.
North Carolina Museum of History
Three picture postcards of Washington, D.C., one postmarked 1906; all are photomechanical reproductions of photographs: two color photolithographs of: (1) the Library of Congress (printed in Germany, addressed, with Christmas greeting, postmarked 1906); (2) the Lincoln Memorial (publ. Washington News Co., copyright C.O. Buckingham, no message, unmailed); and (3) a black-and-white advertising postcard of a …
Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards
Fairchild Aerial Surveys
Photographic postcards collected by Dr. Rudolf Wolff, a pediatrician from Krefeld, Germany during a trip to the United States in the early 1930's and brought back to America when the family immigrated in 1936.
Sierra Leone Postcard Album
Postcard images of street scenes and buildings taken near the turn of the 19th Century in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
This accession consists of records documenting the development of exhibitions for the Arts and Industries Building, the Smithsonian Institution Building, and the International Gallery. The Arts and Industries Building, Office of Exhibitions was formed when Ellen Dorn was appointed as Director of Exhibitions for the Arts and Industries Building in …