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Creators:
Dibner Library
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document a portion of the work of the Dibner Library during 1987 and 1988.

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Creators:
Dibner Library
Dates:
1984-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files created or maintained by Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Special Collections Chief, Ellen B. Wells. The records document activities of the Dibner Library, including correspondence, collections management information, loan files, exhibition records, funding records, and public inquiries.

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Creators:
Dibner Library
Dates:
1976-1994
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operations of the Dibner Library and reflect its focus on rare books and special collections in the history of science. Among the areas documented include reference services, exhibition planning, and conservation work performed on the collection. Staff represented include Leslie K. Over...

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Creators:
Dibner Library Keeper of Rare Books
Dates:
circa 1974-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of Silvio A. Bedini, Keeper of Rare Books, 1977-1987. Prior to his appointment with the Dibner Library, Silvio A. Bedini held the positions of Assistant Director (1965-1972) and Deputy Director (1972-1978) within the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT). He accepted the post as Special Ass...

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Creators:
Dibner Library (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1930s-1950s.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0159
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbooks contain clippings of newspaper and magazine cartoons, photographs and articles, surveying pipes and tobacco mostly from 1930s to 1950s.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dibner Library (NMAH, SI).
Kulp, Roy C.
Dates:
1755-1904
Size:
3.66 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0149
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-nine account books of farmers, store owners, and artisans living in Pennsylvania, 1755-1904. The books mainly record daily transactions with customers or suppliers and are handwritten in varying conditions of legibility and preservation.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
Dates:
circa 1966-1983
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, and reports pertaining to the Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution exhibitions, and files of Jean Chandler Smith.

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Camden and Amboy Railroad.
Library of Congress
Dates:
1844-1871
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0152
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This volume contains a record of railroad rules for railroad employees, traffic agreements with other railroads, and operating orders to train crews and other employees including steamboat captains on the Delaware and Raritan Rivers signed by the railroad superintendent and other officials. These orders include general duties of conductors and o...

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Creators:
Wells, Ellen B.
Dates:
1976-77; 1980-81, 1984.
Size:
9.6 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0115
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Unsolicited mail received by Ellen Wells during two twelve month periods, 1976-1977 and 1980-1981. Ms. Wells kept all materials received during these periods as a sample of the changing use of this mass communication medium. Ms. Wells received the first group in Ithaca, New York, and the latter in Alexandria, Virginia. This collection provides a su...

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Creators:
Bedini, Silvio A.
Dates:
1965-1985
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession primarily consists of Bendini's correspondence and memoranda with Smithsonian colleagues, scholars, professional organizations, publishers, and the general public documenting his research activities for special projects, publications, and exhibitions. Also included are Bedini's articles and book reviews; research notes; copies ...

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