This collection contains notes, drafts, and unpublished manuscripts for the projected, but never published, Parts XII and XIII of United States National Museum Bulletin 50: The Birds of North and Middle America.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.
This accession consists of annual reports of the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum (USNM).
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.
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...
This record unit consists of visitors registers for the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum (USNM).
This accession consists of Smithsonian Institution Annual Reports and United States National Museum Annual Reports.
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...
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 ...
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.
Temporary accession books list temporary accessions of the United States National Museum in order of receipt for the years 1886-1907. Permanent accession record books are included in record unit 110. A volume list follows.