Collected Catalogs, Correspondence, and Specimen Lists on Mineral Sciences
This collection consists of accession catalogs maintained by the Department of Geology, 1900-1910, and by the Division of Mineralogy of the Department of Geology (prior to 1897, the Department of Minerals), 1894-1910; catalogs, specimen lists, and an alphabetic index of the Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection which was bequeathed to the United States …
Specimen Catalog Books
These records consist of microfilm copies of United States National Museum departmental and divisional specimen catalog books. The copies were made in 1943 by the National Archives in connection with the program for the protection of government records. Microfilm is 35mm panchromatic non-halation safety negative film. Catalog books concern crustacea, echinoderms, gems …
This photograph collection was maintained by the Department of Mineral Sciences and its predecessor, the Department of Geology. It includes photographs of curators and other departmental staff members, donors to the national collection of minerals and gems, geologists, paleontologists, mineralogists, and gemologists. Paul E. Desautels, William F. Foshag, Edward P …
Charles Lang Freer Papers
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.
George P. Merrill Collection
Series 1 includes photographs, portraits, and correspondence collected by Merrill for the above publications. Series 2 through 5 include photographs of groups, particularly of the United States Geological and Geographical Surveys of the Territories (Hayden Surveys); and photographs of geological formations and of buildings in the Washington, D.C. area. Series 6 includes Merrill's professional …
Macbeth Gallery records
The Macbeth Gallery records provide almost complete coverage of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1892 to its closing in 1953. Through extensive correspondence files, financial and inventory records, printed material, scrapbooks, reference and research material, and photographs of artists and works of art, the records document all aspects of the gallery's activities, charting William Macbeth's initial intention to lease his store "for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures" through over sixty years of success as a major New York firm devoted to American art. The collection measures 131.6 linear feet and dates from 1838 to 1968 with the bulk of the material dating from 1892 to 1953.
William Healey Dall Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Coal
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Coal forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Records include American Library Association materials, correspondence, a vertical file, and acquisitions and exchanges from the early 20th Century.
The bulk of this collection was processed by Jane Livermore, a devoted and tireless volunteer in the Smithsonian Institution Archives between 1995 and 2004. Livermore is a former Science Service employee. She worked in the organization's library, oversaw the educational project "THINGS of Science," and served as Assistant to the Director. The …