Query: The Smithsonian Institution: An Establishment for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men (Monograph : 1975)
Collected Smithsonian Publications (Braille)
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Braille versions of The Smithsonian Institution: An Establishment for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men (6 chapters) by Walter Karp, published by the Smithsonian and American Heritage Magazine; Seeing the Smithsonian: The Official Guidebook to the Smithsonian Institution, Its Museums and Galleries (2 volumes); and two …

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Records
Dates:
1906-1985
Size:
43 cu. ft. (43 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7450
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records comprise the working files of the American Association of Museums. They include correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, proceedings, copies of Museum News, 1931-1962; copies of Museum Work, 1919-1925; and many other publications and guides relating to museums in the United States and around the world. There are also records relating to …

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Center for the Study of Man records
Creators:
Center for the Study of Man (Smithsonian Institution)
Stanley, Samuel Leonard
White, Wes
Dates:
1966-1982 (a few earlier)
Size:
80.72 Linear feet (191 boxes and 32 audio reels)
Collection ID:
NAA.1980-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Center for the Study of Man (CSM) was a bureau level division of the Smithsonian Institution. These records were maintained by the Program Coordinator, Samuel L. Stanley, and include correspondence, scholarly papers, transcripts, administrative materials, photgraphs, and audio recordings. The materials relate to conferences and programs in which CSM took part.

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George C. Wheeler Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Wheeler, George C. (George Carlos), 1897-1991, interviewee
Dates:
1989
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copies). 2 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9560
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and …

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James Smithson Collection
Dates:
1796-1951, circa 1974, 1981-1983
Size:
5.37 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7000
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The James Smithson Collection lacks a great deal of his original papers. Richard Rush brought Smithson's personal effects to the United States in 1838, along with the proceeds from his estate. A fire in the Smithsonian building in 1865 destroyed many of the manuscripts originally acquired by the Institution. Correspondence among individuals …

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Records
Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1883-1977
Size:
47.11 cu. ft. (93 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history, operation, and activities of the AOU, 1883-1977. For many years the papers were scattered in the hands of various officers until 1969 when the Committee on Archives was established. In 1974 the collection was brought together at the Smithsonian Institution. Among the records include those of Hoyes Lloyd …

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Fausto Bocanegra Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Bocanegra, Fausto, 1926- , interviewee
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9561
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct and collect interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published …

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Production Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1937-1942, 1980-1981, 2002-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of scripts for various "The World is Yours" radio shows broadcast by the National Broadcasting Company, Inc. radio network. A joint project of the Smithsonian Institution, U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Education, and the Works Progress Administration, the half-hour programs aired once a week on …

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Science Service records
Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
circa 1920 - circa 1950
Size:
7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1982-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of news releases and photographs together with a small amount of correspondence and other material. It is part of a complete file that was broken up among several units of the Smithsonian. This portion mostly concerns ethnology, archaeology, and physical anthropology. Included in the materials are portraits …

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Conservation and Research Center Oral History Interview
Dates:
2000
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9605
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and …

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