A greater part of these records document the administrative activities of Ross B. Simons as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, but these records also include some material from when he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research (1988-1992). They consist mostly of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to science programs …
C.G. Sloan & Co. auction catalogs
The records of C.G. Sloan & Co. measure 0.8 linear feet and include 117 auction catalogs dating from 1893 to 1963.
Correspondence and Read Files
This accession consists of outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the professional and administrative activities of Department of Zoological Research (DZR) staff. DZR staff represented in this accession include Devra G. Kleiman, Eugene S. Morton, Katherine Ralls, John Seidensticker, Rasanayagam Rudran, and John Frederick Eisenberg.
These records consist of files concerning the administration of the office, including monthly calendars and scrapbooks of the docent program, information on exhibitions, the records of the "National Survey of Accessibility in Museums in the United States," and a photograph album of artist Alma Thomas.
Dan H. Nicolson Papers
This accession documents Dan H. Nicolson's work on two major projects: the Hassan Flora Project and the Archbold-Bredin-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica. Papers include correspondence and memoranda, financial reports, grant documents, and administrative records.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Gymnasium
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Gymnasium forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Mary E. "Mother" Tusch Collection
The Mary E. "Mother" Tusch Collection reflects her interest in aviation. It consists of 12 boxes that contain photography, family documentation, news clippings and scrapbooks.
This accession consists of the program records of the Office of Education at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and documents their work on educational programming for the museum and its exhibitions. Programming documented includes "Face to Face: Adventure with History!;" "Discover Portraits: Learning to See;" "Those Inventive Americans;" and "Include …
Al Hirschfeld papers
The papers of caricaturist Al Hirschfeld measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1931-1983. Found within the papers are letters to Hirschfeld, business records, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs.
This accession consists of records which document outgoing loans. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, condition reports, facility reports, loan agreements, black-and-white photographs, and color photographs and transparencies.