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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1973, 1977-1982
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files, including memoranda, blueprints, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented include the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle), the Silver Hill Facility (Museum Support Center), the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Environmen...

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Creators:
Grant, Richard E., 1927-1994
Dates:
circa 1957-1994
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Richard E. Grant (1927-1995) was an invertebrate paleontologist and authority on Permian Brachiopods. He served as Curator, Chairman, and Senior Geologist in the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1972 until his death. These papers document Grant's professional career and include correspondence, memorand...

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Creators:
Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium
Dates:
2007-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog of the Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium (BHL) as it existed on April 21, 2017. BHL is a consortium of major natural history, botanical, and research libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the literature of biodiversity held in their collections as a part of a global "biodiversity ...

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Dates:
bulk 1922
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 45 black and white photographs, mostly 6.5 by 8.5 inches or 9 by 11 inches. Most of the photographs are aerial shots of the Washington, DC, area from 1922, including the following sites: Washington Monument (with aircraft exhibited about base); White House; Lincoln Memorial; United States Capitol; Union Station; Mount Ve...

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Dates:
circa 1896-1902
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-56
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Studio portrait of Arthur Wallace Dunn wearing a gold chain and pendant given to him by Wu Tingfang, Chinese Minister to the United States.

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Creators:
Smith, Lyman B.
Dates:
1940s-1990s
Size:
3.69 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 oversize box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and related materials documenting Lyman B. Smith's career as a Curator in the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History and his research on flowering plants of South America. Materials also include photographs and slides.

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Creators:
Lathrap, Philip
Dates:
bulk 1960s-2002
Size:
5 Cubic Feet ((33 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 8500 color slides of aircraft taken by Philip Lathrap. The slides include both civilian and military aircraft shot at air shows, air bases, airports, and museums around the world, including the United States, Canada, England, China, and Russia. The slide mounts are individually labeled and the collection co...

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Creators:
Kier, Porter M.
Dates:
1957-1985
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7360
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Porter M. Kier's research and curatorial careers. The letters concern the identification, exchange, and acquisition of specimens; the publication of scientific papers; field work; and professional activities, especially his work for the PSA.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1969-1990
Size:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of project files for the renovation or improvement of facilities for various Smithsonian Institution buildings, particularly the construction of the Hirshhorn Museum building. Materials include blueprints and architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence with contractors, payroll sheets, progress and inspection ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1976-1985
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes project files documenting renovation and restoration work in museums and offices at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts; reports; specifications; floor plans; and blueprints. Buildings and museums documented in this accession include the National Museum of Ameri...

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