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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Biological Survey
Dates:
1947-1966
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of collection records documenting bird specimens in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds (formerly United States National Museum). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan records, and related materials.

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Creators:
Chambers, Moreau Browne Congleton
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Expedition to Bering Sea region, 1931
Dates:
May 13-October 4, 1931
Size:
41 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7406
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Smith, Alexander, fl. 1790s
Dates:
1792-1797
Size:
1 Volume (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0083
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence of Alexander Smith, a merchant living in Alexandria, Virginia, correspondence consists of copies of his letters to other merchants. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1796 November 9, from Smith to George Washington concerning Smith's loan repayment.

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Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1788 January 28
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0216
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A promissory note of January 28, 1788 to Robert Stubbe for the sum of eighteen shillings and six pence, Pennsylvania currency. See Rumsey's article, "A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen against rapid currents with great ...

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Dates:
1991-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-275
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the planning, development and production activities of exhibitions for the International Gallery. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of International Gallery directors Eileen Rose and Anne R. Gossett; scripts; press releases; agreements; budget summaries; loan informatio...

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Creators:
Godwin, Blake-More, 1894-
Dates:
1946 and 1969
Size:
2 Items ((42 p.) (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.godwblak
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Transcripts of two lectures by Godwin, "The Toledo Museum of Art," (24 p.), delivered at the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1946, and "Reminiscences of the Toledo Museum of Art," (18 p.) January 27, 1969.

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Creators:
Marquand, Henry Gurdon, 1819-1902
Dates:
1890 May 20
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.marqhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1982-1988
Size:
9.48 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the research and production of the exhibition "Magnificent Voyagers, United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842," curated by Herman J. Viola. Materials include research materials, funding proposals, contact sheets, speech notes, loan records, evaluations, committee materials, drafts of s...

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Creators:
Webb, William F.
Webb, William F.
Dates:
circa 1975
Size:
6 Color prints
18 Color negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of a set of carved wooden doors from Zanzibar, which were loaned to the National Museum of Natural History by Evan P. Wright and later donated by William F. Webb. The collection includes images of the doors on exhibit at the museum and copies of photographs of other doors that were possibly also part of the exhibit.

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Creators:
Phillips Collection
Dates:
1920-1960
Size:
68 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.philcoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence files, arranged chronologically and alphabetically; gallery records; operational records; music program files; and exhibition files.

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