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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1885-1970
Size:
14.66 cu. ft. (27 document boxes) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of a variety of record and ledger books documenting loans, accessions, requisitions, and the mounting of specimens; annual and quarterly reports; files relating to World War II problems of loans and storage; exchange files including correspondence with other institutions; a botanical reference file of replies to public ...

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Creators:
Banks, Richard C.
Dates:
1954-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of papers documenting the career of ornithologist Richard C. Banks of the United States Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. Materials that date prior to 1966 relate to his service with the United States Army Medical Service Corps; his graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley; and ...

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Creators:
Weiss, Helena M
Dates:
1908-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of Helena M. Weiss and documents her life in Washington, DC, her family, and her work and colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution, such as Ray S. Bassler and E. O. Ulrich. Also documented are Weiss' trips to Thailand, Nepal, and India. Of particular note is a scrapbook containing images of ...

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Creators:
Washburn, Wilcomb E
Dates:
1951-1993
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document much of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn (WEW), the greater part of it spent on the staff of the Smithsonian Institution as a curator at the National Museum of American History and as director of the Office of American Studies. The papers include correspondence, draft and finished scholarly and popular articles, and...

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Creators:
Chapman, Dean R., 1922-1995
Dates:
circa 1960-1976
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes; 1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dean R. Chapman (1922-1995) was an authority on tektites (enigmatic natural glass objects that are found in certain regions of both the Earth's land surfaces and in its deep sea sediments. Tektites have historically been collected along with meteorites). He spent most of his career as an aerodynamicist at the National Aeronautics and Spac...

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Creators:
Sayre, Reginald J., 1909-2000
Dates:
1947-1988 and undated
Size:
1.17 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (0.17 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials created by Reginald J. Sayre (1909-2000), preparator and model maker for exhibits at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1959-1980s. He participated in an expedition to British Guiana in 1962 to collect specimens and make molds and drawings of the site for the rainforest section of an exhibit ...

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M
Dates:
1923-2009
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of Warren M. Robbins, founder and director of the Museum of African Art which became a part of the Smithsonian Institution in 1979 and was later renamed the National Museum of African Art. The records document his early life growing up in Worchester, Massachusetts; his work in the Foreign Service;...

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Creators:
Fairchild Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1919-1980
Size:
277.95 Cubic feet (255 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of historical files on FI, its predecessors, and subsidiaries. The material consists primarily of historical/public relations material, including photographs and brochures, but also includes significant amounts of business records for FEAC, Kreider-Reisner, Hiller, Republic, Ranger, Stratos, and Swearingen. The collection also documents Fairchild's joint ventures with Fokker, Pilatus, and other aircraft manufacturers. The material also includes an extensive negative collection as well as film and videotape libraries.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1918-1998
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany. Materials include correspondence, clippings, research notes, photographs, obituaries, and one 35mm film. Most of the records were created or maintained by Francis Raymond Fosberg and Richard H. Eyde. Materials predating 1947 document the...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Dates:
1881, 1895-1976
Size:
56 cu. ft. (56 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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