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Dates:
1865–1870
Size:
20,421 digital files
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1902
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 NARA publication M1902. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the District of Columbia field offices of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870. Some pre-Bureau records dated 1863 and 1864 are included. These records consist of bound volumes and unbound records, containing materials that include letters and endorsements sent and received, monthly reports, registers of marriages, and employment registers.

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Creators:
Custom Craft
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
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Dates:
1888-1996
Size:
200 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes approximately 250,000 photonegatives, photoprints, color transparencies from the photographic business founded by Addison Scurlock in Washington, D.C. Collection also includes business records and ephemera.

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Creators:
Boyden, Uriah A. (Uriah Atherton), 1804-1879
Francis, Joseph Sidney
Schultze, Bernhard
Dates:
1806-1879
bulk 1830-1879
Size:
21 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0982
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of Uriah A. Boyden (1804-1879), a Boston civil and mechanical engineer and the inventor of the Boyden turbine. Materials include correspondence, notes, calculations, articles, notebooks, legal documents, financial documents, patents and patent assignments, design drawings, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, business cards, and a print of a daguerreotype.

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Creators:
Ehrat, Arthur
Fleckner, John A., 1941-
Dates:
2011
1865-2005
bulk 1970-1990
Size:
10 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0907
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Arthur Ehrat invented and patented a breakaway basketball rim, fashioning his prototypes from bolts, metal braces and one key part: a piece of the heavy-duty coil spring on a John Deere cultivator. His invention helped to revolutionize the way basketball is played because players could slam dunk the ball with fewer injuries and without bending the rims or breaking backboards. This collection includes correspondence, legal documents --such as patent papers, litigation files and licensing agreements --photographs and sketches that relate to the basketball invention, as well as materials regarding his two field spreader patents and other invention ideas.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
42 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.J
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents
Dates:
1846-1986
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photocopies of minutes from the Board of Regents Executive Committee.

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1972-2005
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the History of Science Society (HSS) Executive Committee, the History of Science Society Council, and the Committee on Publications. Materials consist of briefing books, correspondence, agreements, planning documents, reports, newsletters, administrative documents, and related materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1965-1972
Size:
11.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain correspondence, memoranda, and related material concerning the administration of bureaus listed above, as well as material concerning relationships with other Smithsonian offices. Also included are some files from Blitzer's previous position as Director of the Office of Education and Training.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents. Audit and Review Committee
Dates:
1979-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Audit and Review Committee, an arm of the Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents. The Audit and Review Committee was established in April 1977 to review, address, and report on comments and recommendations contained in a report from the Comptroller General of the United States issued March 31...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of Public Programs
Dates:
1977-1988
Size:
1.75 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Exhibition Committee files, including minutes, agendas, notes, budget drafts, Schedules, and proposals.

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