This accession consists of a reference set of Update, an exhibitions catalogue published annually by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The catalogue was formerly known as SITES Catalogue (1965-1971) and SITES Exhibit Listing (1973). Materials include exhibition catalogues.
This accession consists of a reference set of catalogues from Smithsonian Institution Press, including Smithsonian Books. Some issues are missing.
Montgolfier Family Library Catalogue
At the request of an acquaintance, Alphonse de Montgolfier created Catalogue des Livres des Aérostats in 1883. Handwritten in French cursive, the catalogue begins with an introductory letter and then alphabetically records materials held in the Montgolfier family archives relating to Aérostats and their inventors - items likely amassed by his aviation ancestors Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier.
Star Catalogue Star Charts
This accession consists of star charts used for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalogue, first published in 1966. These records were originally transferred to the National Archives and Records Administration in 1971 and eventually transferred to Smithsonian Institution Archives in July 1980.
Jonathan Dwight Notebooks and Catalogues
This collection consists of notebooks and catalogues of Jonathan Dwight's collection of birds, bird's eggs, and bird's nests collected in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts between 1875 and 1886. Several of the volumes have narrative accounts of collecting trips and other activities.
Catalogue of Rocks, Minerals, and Natural History Specimens
This accession consists of a one volume catalogue of minerals, rocks, and natural history specimens from Western and Midwestern territories maintained by the General Land Office.
These records contain correspondence about the formation of the International Catalogue, planning and operation of the reporting system, and the circumstances of the Catalogue's demise.
J. N. Nicollet's Notes, Reports, and Catalogues
This material appears to be the product of J. N. Nicollet's 1838-1839 expedition to explore the triangle of land bordered by Canada and the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. It includes botanical and geographical observations.
Alvord Eiseman research material concerning Charles Demuth
Alvord Eiseman's research on painter Charles Demuth dates from circa 1914-2005 and measures 10.8 linear feet. The collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, artwork files, printed material, and photographic material that were used in Eiseman's research toward a catalogue raisonné on Demuth.