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Dates:
1972
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs documenting the Rock Creek flood of 1972 and its effect on the National Zoological Park and the surrounding park. The prints were compiled by the Office of Exhibits and divided into topical sections. The photographs may have been used as justification in an attempt to secure funding for flood protection. ...

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Dates:
circa 1947-1979
Size:
1.58 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-297
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts and drawings created or used by Alexander Wetmore for various publications. Most materials relate to the birds of Panama; the Shenandoah National Park; Washington, D.C.; Haiti; and the Dominican Republic.

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Dates:
1900, 1947-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Shirley A. Briggs, member of the Board of Directors, 1948-1949; editor of the Atlantic Naturalist, 1949-1969; and Vice President for Publications, 1956-1969. Records primarily document bird censuses; controversy over the development of Glover-Archbold Park; research papers; courses ...

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Creators:
Pierce, Walter C, 1946-1991
Dates:
1960-2000
Size:
2.42 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-104
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Walter C. Pierce (1946-1991) was a civic leader and founder of the Ontario Lakers Youth Organization in Washington, DC. The collection includes correspondence, certificates, flyers, proposals, newspaper clippings, political posters, city council resolutions, basketball tournament programs, and other items documenting Pierce's activism and activities of the Ontario Lakers.

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Dates:
1978-1989
Size:
4.58 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to building and equipping the Quadrangle Building; Enid A. Haupt Garden; National Air and Space Museum Dulles Wing/Phase I; Mall underground parking; Museum Support Center construction reports; reports concerning energy conservation; Facilities Services units; and Renwick Gallery renovation. ...

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Dates:
circa 1898-1978
Size:
239 Postcards (black and white, color)
Collection ID:
AAG.PTC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes nearly 250 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and several sites in Washington, D.C. are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. About a dozen cards feature various views of Smithsonian Institution museums along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Dates:
2003
Size:
12 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9615
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Dates:
1974-1978, 1985-1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographic prints documenting the construction of exhibits at the National Zoological Park. The photographs were taken by Stewart Brothers Photographers, Inc.

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Creators:
Gruber, Martin A.
Dates:
1919-1924
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7355
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Martin A. Gruber Photograph Collection consists of black and white photographs taken by Gruber between 1919 and 1924. Subjects include buildings, bridges, monuments, and trees and flowers of the Washington, D.C., area, as well as views of the National Zoological Park. Many of the images in this collection are available online. View Digit...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1996
Size:
8.5 Linear feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-025
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibitionn celebrating the work of five African American photographers who documented segregated black communities in Washington, D.C., rural Virginia, and New York City in the 1930s and 1940s. Curated by Deborah Willis the exhibition was held at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building, South Gallery from April 18, 1996 to September 29, 1996. Photographers included: Robert H. McNeil, The Scurlock Studio, Morgan and Marvin Smith, and Gordon Parks.

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