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Creators:
American Historical Society
Dates:
1835-1841
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The American Historical Society was founded in 1835 in Washington, D.C., to "Discover, procure, and preserve, whatever may relate to the natural, civil, literary, and ecclesiastical history of America in general, and the United States in particular." In 1840 the Society became the Department of American History and Antiquities of the National ...

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Creators:
Ames, Winslow
Dates:
1787-1989
bulk 1960-1979
Size:
929 Items ((on 5 microfilm reels))
11 Linear feet (Unmicrofilmed)
Collection ID:
AAA.ameswins
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; research material; writings; diaries; family papers; and printed material.

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Creators:
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, 1932-
Dates:
1969-1976
Size:
56 Items (interviews (1,712 p. transcribed))
Collection ID:
AAA.hosmchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Charles B. Hosmer with 54 persons involved in American historic preservation (used in preparation for his book Preservation Comes of Age) and restoration in the United States. Among the topics discussed are the development of the National Park Service, Williamsburg, National Trust, and projects in California, Charleston, S.C...

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Creators:
Heritage Preservation (Organization)
Dates:
1973-2014
Size:
39.1 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (0.1 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the history and activities of Heritage Preservation from its very beginnings as the National Conservation Advisory Council and the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property. Among those areas documented include board meetings, workshops, the SOS! program, conservation awa...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1972-1974
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. 9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 191
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the files of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs concerning these two activities. The records include correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, brochures, minutes of meetings, and other material.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Historic Archeology
Dates:
circa 1952-1978
Size:
9.58 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 381
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include correspondence and memoranda between Peterson and George R. Wallace, President and Treasurer of the Explorers Research Corporation; Bertrand Committee; Caribbean Research Institute; professional contacts participating in the Underwater Exploration Project; individuals interested in the History Under the Sea: A Handbook for...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation
Dates:
circa 1960-2000
Size:
24.5 cu. ft. (49 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. Most records document the Smithsonian Institution Building ("Castle"). There are a few files on the Arts & Industries Building and other Smithsonian facilities. These records were ...

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Creators:
National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
Kalem Company
Lambert, Jeff
Dates:
1914-1917
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1435
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of three film elements of three films: The Dairy Industry and the Canning of Milk; Making High Grade Papers and From Ore to Finished Product as part of the National Film Preservation Foundation's collaborative film repatriation project with the EYE Filmmuseum.

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Creators:
Favretti, Rudy J.
Dates:
circa 1950-2010
Size:
31.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.FAV
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The collection contains the project design records of Rudy J. Favretti. , a landscape architect and professor noted for his extensive work in historical restoration of gardens, parks, and landscapes. He donated his collection of garden design files, plans, and images to the Smithsonian's Archives of American Gardens in March 2011.

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Creators:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997
Freeman, Leslie G.
Dates:
1969-1972
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7264
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other types of documents. They largely concern the arrangements for shipping the body to and from the Smithsonian. Several are from Leslie G. Freeman.

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