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Dates:
1865–1869
Size:
23,105 digital files
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1055
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 21 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1055. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–69. The records consist of 42 bound volumes and 18 feet of unbound documents. The bound volumes include letters and endorsements sent, registers of letters received, and special orders issued. The unbound letters consist primarily of letters and reports received.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1967-present
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.Papers
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Dates:
2007
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9625
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 2004
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2004
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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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:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1964-1991
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 451
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, photographs, floor plans, illustrations, and architectural drawings which document the installation of exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and the Renwick Gallery. Also included are exhibition scripts, catalogues, work orders, and administrative records of the Department...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
2004
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of master cassette audiotapes of educational programs and meetings presented by the various program offices within the Smithsonian Associates.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
FY 1996-FY 1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of master cassette audiotapes of programs presented by the various program offices within the Smithsonian Associates.

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Creators:
Biological Society of Washington
Dates:
circa 1880-1972
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (15 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7185
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:
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1983-1993
Size:
boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-169
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the construction of the visitor information center located inside the Smithsonian Institution building when it was renovated. The visitor center underwent a radical redesign that incorporated interactive components including touch screen maps, laserdisc presentations, new theater programs, electronic maps of the mall ...

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