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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1885-1919 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 75
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records concern the operation of the Office of the Registar and do not include accession records for museum objects. The materials were created and maintained by Stephen C. Brown, Registrar, 1880-1919. Most of the correspondence pertains to office policies and procedures, and other administrative matters.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1890-1919
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence from the Registrar to United States National Museum staff and others, mostly regarding transportation of specimens, and the annual report of the Registrar to the Assistant Secretary, including a statement of specimen distributions. The materials document the work of Stephen C. Brown, Registrar, 1880-1919.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1880-1884
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include the correspondence of Stephen C. Brown with Spencer Fullerton Baird at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, regarding operation of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1853-1920
Size:
44.00 cu. ft. (88 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and specimen listings and provide supplemental information to the entries maintained in the Specimen Distribution Record Books, record unit 120. Records which did not provide additional information were culled and discarded. Material concerns the distribution of specimens to schools, museums, public ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1883-1907
Size:
8.38 cu. ft. (15 document boxes) (44 microfilm reels)
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. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles D. Walcott. ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1885-1929
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These are records of shipments received by the Office of the Registrar and usually contain only scant information about specimens or objects. The materials document the work of Stephen C. Brown, Registrar, 1880-1919; and Herbert S. Bryant, Chief, Division of Correspondence and Documents, United States National Museum, 1917-1948.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1864-1940
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include a list of packages announced as being sent to the Smithsonian Institution, listed and numbered in order of their announcement, and containing the following information when complete: transportation number, sender, origin, address sent to, how sent, date received, and expenses. The purpose was to control shipments of ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1884-1907
Size:
1.04 cu. ft. (52 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection supplements the main series of accession records maintained by the Office of the Registrar; it contains microfilm of fifty-two (52) letterpress volumes of outgoing correspondence, numbered in sequence with the prefix "A", consisting mostly of acknowledgments to donors for specimens sent to the United States National Museum. ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1853-1920
Size:
9 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (5 document boxes) (7 bound volumes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the record books of specimens distributed by the Smithsonian Institution to individuals and institutions throughout the world. One volume includes distributions from Spencer Fullerton Baird's personal collections. These materials document the work of Stephen C. Brown, Registrar, 1880-1919; and Herbert S. Bryant, Chief,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1850-1877
Size:
19.78 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes) (21 3x5 boxes) 81 microfilm reels) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 53
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of outgoing correspondence from the Office of the Secretary. Researchers should use the microfilm copy of this correspondence.

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