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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1894-1950
Size:
1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains notes, drafts, and unpublished manuscripts for the projected, but never published, Parts XII and XIII of United States National Museum Bulletin 50: The Birds of North and Middle America. Included are notes of both Ridgway and Friedmann.

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Dates:
1866-1996
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of annual reports of the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum (USNM).

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1877-1964
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain United States National Museum Annual Reports, 1885-1947; 1949; 1953; 1958-1963, and Smithsonian Institution Annual Reports, 1877-1964, with an Index to the SI Annual Reports, 1958-1964.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1921-1973
Size:
38 cu. ft. (76 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records contained in this record unit are essentially those of Frank A. Taylor in his capacity as Director, United States National Museum (1962-1971) and Director General of Museums (1968-1971). However, some records as Chairman of the Exhibits Modernization Committee (1943-1959) and Director of the National Museum of History and Technolog...

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Dates:
1852-1913
Size:
3.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 62
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of visitors registers for the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum (USNM).

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1854-1990
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Smithsonian Institution Annual Reports and United States National Museum Annual Reports.

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Dates:
1895-1901
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records supplement the records found in Record Unit 70, Exposition Records of the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum, 1867-1940. In the case of this accession the records are exceedingly routine and track payment of employee wages and travel costs, shipping charges, and the purchase of supplies. In a few c...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1850-1851, 1855-1969
Size:
8.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are of incoming and outgoing shipments of the United States National Museum and other Smithsonian bureaus. Information recorded usually includes date, control number, address of sender and recipient, contents, and charges. Apparently a shipping office was set up in the new Natural History Building in 1912, and the main record ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1883-1907
Size:
2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of memoranda from the office in immediate charge of the United States National Museum, usually the Office of the Assistant Secretary, to staff of the Museum and other divisions of the Smithsonian. Most memoranda originate from subordinates. A volume list follows.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1859-1921
Size:
1.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The accession record books list accessions of the United States National Museum in order of receipt for the years 1859-1921. For the years 1859, 1860, and 1861, accession numbers begin anew each year. Beginning in 1862 numbers are sequential without regard to year. Accession record books are a brief record of the main accession file, and with...

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