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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation
Dates:
circa 1960-2000
Size:
24.5 cu. ft. (49 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. Most records document the Smithsonian Institution Building ("Castle"). There are a few files on the Arts & Industries Building and other Smithsonian facilities. These records were ...

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Creators:
Huntington, William Henry, 1820-1885
Dates:
1883
Size:
46 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.huntwmhp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

List of the items making up Huntington's gift to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, including 2 letters to the director, Luigi Palma di Cesnola, about their shipping, and including some personal remarks.

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Dates:
2006
Size:
11 compact discs (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9620
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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. Progra...

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Creators:
King, Duane H.
Dates:
1980
Size:
13 Color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-45
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting the Mikasuki tribal fair on December 31, 1980, including Aztec dancers, musician Buffy St. Marie, craftspeople, and visitors.

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Creators:
Kurz, Rudolf Friedrich, 1818-1871
Dates:
1846-1852
Size:
455 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2522A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes 3 supplements (pages 1-394, 1-38, 1-20, 1-2).

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Dates:
circa 1887-1947
Size:
200 Postcards (black and white, color)
Collection ID:
AAG.PTC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes 200 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries, including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and many Washington, D.C. attractions are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. Foreign views show gardens in Havana, Paris, and Canada. About a dozen cards feature various views of Smithsonian Institution museums along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Collier
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4411
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

(1) Original Number N26- Ute Bride and Groom (2) Original Number N20- National Mining Exposition building, Denver Exposition (opened August 1, 1882). Latter submitted to identify locale for Bureau of American Ethnology Negatives 1501-b and 42 967.

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Dates:
1747-circa 1905
Size:
154 Items (29 folders, engravings, 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm.) or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2010-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Engravings collection is comprised of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905. The engravings depict subject matter related to Africa and Africans.

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Dates:
circa 1631-1973
Size:
78 Maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Maps of Africa collection includes 78 maps and dates from circa 1631 to 1973. Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Dates:
1967, 1977-1992, 1997-2000, 2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the management of the Holt House, a historic building on the grounds of the National Zoological Park. Materials include correspondence, reports, proposals, legal documents, information files, and related materials.

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