Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company
The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution. The collection materials describe both the history of the company and of the telegraph industry in general, particularly its importance to the development of the technology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is useful for researchers interested in the development of technology, economic history, and the impact of technology on American social and cultural life.
This accession consists of records documenting fundraising and research development at the National Zoological Park (NZP) through private and corporate donors, sponsorships, and grants during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include correspondence, informational brochures and reports, grant proposals to Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian funding …
Alexander Wetmore Papers
The papers of Alexander Wetmore were received in the Smithsonian Archives in several different accessions between 1978 and 1987. The Archives would like to thank Mrs. Beatrice T. Wetmore for her help in transferring her husband's papers to the Archives. We also appreciate the assistance of the staff of the Division of …
These records concern budgeting and financial planning concerns of the Smithsonian Institution in all its bureaus and offices. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other related materials.
Architectural League of New York records
The records of the Architectural League of New York measure 114.9 linear feet and date from 1880s-1974 (bulk 1927-1968). The League's mission "to advance the art of architecture" is documented through administrative and business records, committee records and officers' files, exhibition files, records of functions and events, correspondence, publicity files, photographs, lantern slides, and 16 scrapbooks.
Department of Anthropology records
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology records contain administrative and research materials produced by the department and its members from the time of the Smithsonian Institution's foundation until today.
These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to …
These records consist of the record books of specimens distributed by the Smithsonian Institution to individuals and institutions throughout the world. One volume includes distributions from Spencer Fullerton Baird's personal collections. These materials document the work of Stephen C. Brown, Registrar, 1880-1919; and Herbert S. Bryant, Chief, Division of Correspondence and …
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of approved and rejected grants at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC). Topics covered include grant proposals and extensions, projects, and finances. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, budgets, notes, reports, grant applications, agreements, charts, and other related materials.
This record unit consists of administrative subject files primarily documenting the operation of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology under Chairmen Donald F. Squires, 1964-1965; Raymond B. Manning, 1967-1971; and David L. Pawson, 1971-1976. Records predating the establishment of the Department in 1964 were created by its predecessor, the Department of Zoology.