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Creators:
Potomac-side Naturalists' Club
Dates:
circa 1858-1866
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7210
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include membership lists, rules and regulations, and a committee report on the revision of the Club constitution.

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Creators:
Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington.

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1982, 1995-2001
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-218
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications produced by the History of Science Society (HSS). Publications include an HSS membership directory (1995-1996), meeting programs (1982, 1998-2001), and one specialty publication entitled Topical Essays for Teachers (1995).

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Creators:
National Institute
Dates:
1839-1863 and undated
Size:
11.43 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of records, mostly 1840-1844, concerning the founding and operation of the National Institute by Joel Roberts Poinsett, Peter Force, John James Abert, Francis Markoe, Jr., and others, particularly efforts to obtain federal subsidies, to collect specimens of natural history and manufactures, to provide space for housing...

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Creators:
Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1871-1968, 1972 and undated
Size:
23.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (43 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit includes correspondence (1871-1968), minutes (1871-1965), records of investments and other fiscal records (1871-1968), publications (1871-1962), newspaper clippings, and photographs. Documentation is full before 1950, with some significant gaps. Most of the records deal with administration of the Society: nomination and elect...

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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:
Institute of Aeronautical Sciences
Dates:
1928-1957
Size:
2.16 Cubic feet ((4 15x18x3 flatboxes) (1 20x24x1 flatbox))
6.67 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0206
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs of prominent members of the IAS. Many of the photographs are signed or otherwise inscribed.

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1987-1993
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the office of the Executive Secretary of the Society, Michael Sokal, who is a professor of the history of science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts. The records chiefly contain information about the History of Science Society newsletter, relations with WPI and the ...

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
circa 1930-1993
Size:
65 cu. ft. (33 record storage boxes) (64 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7474
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
circa 1888-1972
Size:
21.5 cu. ft. (43 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the Academy include proceedings of the Joint Commission, minutes of general Academy and Board of Managers meetings, correspondence, membership applications, scrapbooks, photographs, and publications.

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