Query: Disasters
Disaster Preparedness Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Protection Services
Dates:
1978-2002
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-065
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Priscilla A. Terry, Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, documenting disaster preparedness for Smithsonian museums, offices, and facilities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; disaster preparedness response plans and procedures; training and staff orientation meeting information; and emergency organizational flow charts.

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LZ 129 Hindenburg Disaster Letter
Creators:
Laws, Roger
Dates:
1937
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one letter, dated May 7, 1937, from Roger Laws to his wife Mildred Laws describing his experience guarding the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg crash site at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. The collection also contains a photograph of Roger Laws, in uniform, and a photograph of Mildred Laws, both taken in the 1930s and both measuring 4 by 6 inches.

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Joseph J. Hittinger Letters
Creators:
Hittinger, Joseph J.
Dates:
1921-1923
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five letters from Joseph J. Hittinger, Eugene, Oregon to a friend named Belote indicate that Belote was a staff member of the National Museum in Washington, D.C. and that the two men have mutual professional and personal friends. The letters, to which no replies are available, include professional gossip, numerous …

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Project Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative
Dates:
2010-2014
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Haiti Cultural Recovery Project that works to rescue, recover, safeguard and help restore Haitian artwork, artifacts, documents, media and architectural features damaged and endangered by the January 12, 2010, earthquake and its aftermath. The project was established by Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of History, Art …

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MS 7358 Personal identification in mass disasters
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997
United States. Department of the Army Office of the Chief of Support Services
Dates:
December 9-11, 1968
Size:
5 Items (tapes )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7358
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The tapes are of a seminar organized by the Smithsonian and the the Office of the Chief of Support Services of the United States Army. The seminar was held on December 9-11, 1968. The tapes include only the part of the session of December 11 in which T. Dale Stewart and J. Lawrence …

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Website Records
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "preview pages" for 9 mobile applications maintained by the Smithsonian Institution and made available for download via iTunes, Google Play, or a third-party developer's website. The pages include information about the applications, technical requirements, and customer reviews. The applications include supplements to exhibitions, educational programming, and interactive …

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Charles J. Burggraf Johnstown Flood Collection
Creators:
Burggraf, Harold L.
Burggraf, Charles J., 1862-1928
Dates:
1880-1989.
Size:
2.1 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1250
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documents, photographs, scrapbooks and photograph albums, relating to Charles J. Burggraf, a photographer active in Johnstown, Pennsylvania at the time of the 1889 flood. Some documents, such as a will, deeds, a baptismal certificate, and similar things, predate the flood. Many of the photographs are studio portraits taken by Burggraf. A …

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William C. Hampton Collection
Creators:
Hampton, William C.
Dates:
bulk 1959-1967
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of materials related to William Hampton's military career in Taiwan and Antarctica. From his time in Taiwan, there are eighteen black and white photographs related to disaster response operations with an attached letter, a roll of 8mm motion picture film labeled, "President Eisenhower, Cedar Rapids, Taiwan," the letter …

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in NASM.2008.0032 for Disasters
Productions
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ground-breaking programs highlighting America's historical …

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Bennett Pottery Company Records
Creators:
Bennett, Edwin, 1818-1908 (potter)
Edwin Bennett Pottery Company
Dates:
1844-1881
Size:
4 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0213
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Early Bennett family histories, Edwin Bennett's autobiography, correspondence, 1914-1981, Bennett Pottery Company records, photographs, notebooks of clay and glaze formulae and other miscellaneous items, 1844-1981.

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