675 records — Page 1 of 68
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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1881-1919 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 408
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of weekly, monthly, and annual reports of the United States National Museum (USNM) staff involved with the preparation of collections for study and exhibition. The reports were submitted to the Director of USNM and maintained by the Division of Correspondence and Documents. Included are reports of the Taxidermist, ...

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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:
United States National Museum. Division of Comparative Anatomy
Dates:
1885-1917 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the division include memoranda for the divisional reports, lists of specimens, records of divisional operations, material concerning the Ohio Valley and Central States Exhibition of 1888, and the daily calendar of Frederic A. Lucas for 1886-1895 and 1898-1899.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Birds
Dates:
1930-1961
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of reports prepared by the Curator of the Division of Birds and sent to the Head Curator of the Department of Zoology (prior to 1917, the Head Curator of the Department of Biology). The report for 1957-1958 includes some parts of the departmental report in additional to the divisional report, probably because at t...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1875-1902
Size:
16.5 cu. ft. (33 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 201
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of two of the special files maintained by the Department of Correspondence and Documents. In 1902 a new system for maintaining records was established. Descriptions of the records are included as part of the series descriptions.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Correspondence and Documents
Dates:
1890-1907
Size:
2.25 cu. ft. (4 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of logbooks documenting publications and publication distribution.

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Creators:
Brown, James Templeman
Dates:
circa 1883-1884
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers consist of a manuscript concerning the various boats, harpoons, cutting tools, and other instruments used by the United States whaling fleets, circa 1883.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin Willits,...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Dates:
1902-1909, 1917-1919, 1928-1929
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 folder oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 80
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, together with record units 79, 81, and 187 contain full documentation of construction of the 1911 National Museum Building, from internal planning and contracts to construction details and costs. Rathbun prepared a history of the museum construction, which was published as A Descriptive Account of the Building Recently Erected ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1867-1940
Size:
60.45 cu. ft. (91 document boxes) (7 half document boxes) (15 12x17 boxes) (3 16x20 boxes) (2 cu. ft. large oversize box) (67 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 70
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The exposition records of this collection provide an account of the Smithsonian's involvement in twenty-two domestic and foreign expositions between 1876 and 1908. The depth of coverage in the records is uneven, but they still convey a wealth of information about Smithsonian participation in expositions, chiefly during the last quarter of...

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