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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research
Dates:
1973-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting the administrative, professional, and programmatic activities of the Dept. of Zoological Research. Kleiman served as Scientist, 1972-1982; Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982-1983; Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; As...

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Creators:
Whitmore, Frank C. interviewee
Dates:
1989
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9557
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1985-2002
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, execution, and upgrade of exhibitions created by the Space History Division and its predecessor offices. These records primarily pertain to the exhibition Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age. Records also document general exhibition-related activities as well as th...

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Creators:
Foshag, William F. (William Frederick), 1894-1956
Dates:
circa 1935-1949
Size:
2.58 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-144
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting William F. Foshag's studies in Mexican geology. Foshag's notes on literature about Mexican geology make up a large portion of the accession. Also included are illustrations and photographs for published papers, manuscripts, maps of stratigraphic sections, contour maps, and field notebooks (includi...

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Creators:
Snodgrass, R. E. (Robert E.), 1875-1962
Dates:
1911-1963
Size:
1.19 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of R. E. Snodgrass' professional correspondence; letters of condolence written to his widow on Snodgrass' death; two photographs of Snodgrass; and an oil painting of a bumble bee by Snodgrass.

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
Dates:
FY 1989 - FY 2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the departmental records of Rachel M. Allen, Acting Chief (1989) and Chief (1990-2001). These materials cover budgetary matters as well as the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery Library, the internship and fellowship programs, and the slide and photo archives. Also included in the collectio...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1986-1997
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative work conducted by Andrew L. Connors, Curator. Materials include lectures, exhibition records, subject files, committee files; records of Connors' involvement in the annual National Museum of American Art (NMAA) staff art show; and the Forum on Material Culture.

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Dates:
circa 1850 - 1871
Size:
1.27 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-046
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1850-1971, contains materials relating to abolitionist Frederick Douglass. It includes 3 books (Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, LIfe and Times of Frederick Douglass, and My Bondage and My Freedom), a carte-de-visite, various portraits of Douglass, including an etching and lithograph, clippings from Harper's Weekly and the Evening Star, and photographs of Douglass in various settings, including one of Douglass in Key West with members of the Santo Domingo mission.

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Creators:
Ryder Mobile Homes, Inc.
Zink, Philip G.
Zink, Scott
Dates:
circa 1920s-2001
Size:
15 Cubic feet (44 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0777
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents trailer park life, particularly the Ryder Mobile Homes Park founded by Ralph Ryder in New Haven, Connecticut in 1930.

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Chicago City Railway Company.
West Chicago Street Railroad Company.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Pennsylvania & West Virginia Railway.
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Dates:
1880-1948
Size:
4.6 Cubic feet (13 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0212
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of blueprints, working drawings, line drawings, tracings, and plans of the Chicago Surface Railway system from 1896-1926; 1948. The majority of the drawings are on linen and are 24" x 36" or larger. Some of the drawings are annotated. The drawing number, title of drawing and the date are provided for each sheet.

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