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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
1977-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-613
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of Natural Enquirer: Newsletter of the Naturalist Center, published by the Office of Education for docents serving the Naturalist Center. It includes information on training, Naturalist Center events, and docent-specific activities at the National Museum of Natural History. It also includes anecd...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1981
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and related materials concerning the search for and selection of a Chairman for the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1957-1974
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Director, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), mostly from the tenures of Richard S. Cowan and Porter M. Kier. Materials include reading files, 1970-1974; files relating to the NMNH budget, circa 1957-1974; and miscellaneous records.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of working papers and topical files pertaining to the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) budget during the tenures of Richard S. Fiske, James C. Tyler, Robert S. Hoffmann, and Frank Talbot. Materials include records of grants received by the Museum.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications from the Elephant Press; design, photographs, and writing by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Exhibits. Exhibitions highlighted by this series include "Western Civilizations: Origins and Traditions;" "Fossils as Natural Resources;" "Splendors of Nature;" and the Insect Zoo.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-1994
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special events at the National Museum of Natural History during the tenure of Frank Talbot. Materials include correspondence and memoranda concerning event logistics; guest lists; catering information; itineraries; requests for building management support; and brochures about the events. On occasi...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1973-1975
Size:
23 cu. ft. (46 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 257
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the official administrative files of the Office of the Director of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1973-1975. Porter M. Kier was appointed to that position on January 14, 1973. For an administrative history of the Office of the Director, see Record Unit 155.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2010-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-336
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog "National Museum of Natural History Unearthed" as it existed on May 11, 2017. The blog was initially established in May 2010 as part of the celebration of the museum's centennial anniversary and was dedicated to the history of the museum. It continues to highlight a variety of activities of the museum. ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2010-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "National Museum of Natural History Unearthed" blog as it existed on August 14, 2015. The blog was initially established in May 2010 as part of the celebration of the museum's centennial anniversary and was dedicated to the history of the museum. It continues to highlight a variety of activities of the museu...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1962-1978
Size:
28 cu. ft. (56 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of the official administrative files of the Office of the Director of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1976-1978. The files document Porter M. Kier's tenure as Director of NMNH. Kier was appointed to the position on January 14, 1973. A few records pre-date this period and consist of files ...

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