This accession consists of records which document the planning, development, and installation of Science in American Life, a major permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). This exhibition demonstrates how science has changed the way Americans have lived over the past 125 years. Opening on April 27, 1994, Science in …
Sylvia Achter Photography Collection
This collection consists of 49 scanned photographs relating to Sylvia Achter and her aviation career. The scans were produced by the National Air and Space Museum's Archives Division, from originals lent by, and returned to, Ms. Achter.
Sally Fox Innovative Lives Presentation
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
This collection contains 5 1/2 hours of footage documenting Sally Fox, an inventor of a commercially spinnable naturally colored cotton. This video was created on November 14, 1997.
Smithsonian Gardens Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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 …
These records document the administrative activities of the Office of Plant Service (OPlantS), Horticulture Services Division. Materials include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to greenhouse construction; Smithsonian grounds maintenance; outgoing loans, grants, and gifts; slide collections; contracts with private companies and individuals; docent and internship assignments; special events in the Haupt …
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of approved and rejected grants. Materials include correspondence pertaining to grant extension and funding; proposals; progress and final reports; reviewer sheets; accounting batch reports; and grant applications.
This accession consists of records that document the administration of the Department of Botany Greenhouse, which was located in the Natural History Building East Court from 1976-1992. Materials include correspondence and memoranda with staff and vendors; planning, specification, and maintenance files; meeting minutes; architectural drawings; budget records; and a small number …
This accession consists of volumes of The Auklet and The Auk, slides and a photograph of American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) meetings and activities, and meeting abstracts and programs. Some materials are in electronic format.
This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to agriculture and transportation. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Department of Agriculture and the Office of War Information. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and …
Ira Noel Gabrielson Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.