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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Department of Cultural History
Dates:
1957, 1964-1975
Size:
4 cu. ft. (8 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 251
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records of the Department of Cultural History and its predecessor, the Department of Civil History, consist of administrative files including memoranda and correspondence concerning exhibits, general museum and departmental policies, the acquisition of objects, and the search for a curator; general correspondence with donors, researchers...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1963-1967
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 148
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

A great majority of the records concern donation of other receipt of specimens in the National Museum; distribution or loan of specimens from the Museum; requests for determination of specimens by other entomologists and the general public (a considerable proportion of the determinations were made for state departments of entomology); and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Department of National History
Dates:
1956-1979
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of memoranda from the Chairman's office of the Department of National and Military History, incoming and outgoing correspondence from Edgar M. Howell, and administrative files from the Department of National and Military History, renamed the Department of National History in 1979. Correspondents include Robert P. M...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Arts and Industries
Dates:
circa 1887
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of descriptive labels prepared for the collection by Edwin H. Hawley, preparator in the Department of Arts and Industries.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1922-1971
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain annual reports of the Department and its predecessors, 1922-1970, including curators' and divisional reports, statistics on specimens and accessions, and publications lists; plans of operations, 1927-1951, 1953-1966; and requisitions for purchase of specimens, 1964-1971. Also included are reports to the Department on acti...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7427
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection of photographs of noted lepidopterists active primarily from the 1840s through the 1950s was assembled over a period of years by staff of the Department of Entomology. Many of the lepidopterists pictured worked for either the United States National Museum or the United States Department of Agriculture. Included are photographs ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1954-1970
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The majority of the records date from the creation of the Department in 1964, but they include material from the divisions of the Department of Zoology at the then United States National Museum which later became the Department of Vertebrate Zoology. The records include internal correspondence concerning travel, departmental committees, h...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Social and Cultural History
Dates:
1981-1985
Size:
10.8 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document research for the major permanent exhibition in the museum, After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800, which opened in 1985. Included are scripts; contracted research reports by non-museum historians; graphics files for logos and stationery; public relations and educational t...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Political History
Dates:
circa 1950-1969
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of general correspondence, primarily public inquiries, particularly concerning the First Ladies' Hall and objects associated with presidents and other prominent figures; administrative files pertaining to exhibits and the operation of the Department of Civil History and MHT; annual reports of the Divisions of Civil H...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
circa 1963-1988, with related records from 1934
Size:
18.5 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 430
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of administrative subject files and professional correspondence documenting the administration and activities of the Department of Entomology. Most of the records were created during the tenures of Chairmen Paul D. Hurd, Jr., 1971-1976; Donald R. Davis, 1976-1981; and Wayne N. Mathis, 1981-1987. A smaller portion of ...

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