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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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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1886-1907
Size:
0.1 linear meter and 5 microfilm reels.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1958-1963
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 434
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1890-1919
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence from the Registrar to 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.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1885-1919 and undated
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 75
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records concern the operation of the Registrar's office and do not include accession records for Museum objects. 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:
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:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1891-1919
Size:
0.7 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Registrar recorded information about specimens received in the Museum and assigned each unit a control number, which is the accession number for those items which were retained. This record lists the specimens by control number and the name of the curator who was assigned to examine and report on them.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1885-1929
Size:
1.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These are records of shipments received by the Registrar's office and usually contain only scant information about specimens or objects.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1874-1908
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This is a record of specimens and objects stored and controlled by the Registrar's office. Information on contents is usually very limited.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1948-1971
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 199
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include the files of the Registrar relating to budgets, personnel, organization, procedures, and policy. They do not contain accession records.

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