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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1890-1929
Size:
57.93 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (104 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 45
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the growth and management of the Smithsonian from 1890 to 1929. Of special interest is the Institution's entry into the field of the fine arts through the creation of the National Gallery of Art and the Freer Gallery of Art. The Smithsonian continued to pursue a wide variety of other interests as well. Thus, the...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Exposition Books. Department of Pubic Service
Dates:
circa 1970, 1974-1979
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of James K. Page, Jr., former Director of Smithsonian Exposition Books; Julian Euell, former Assistant Secretary of Public Services; and Glen B. Ruh, former Publications Coordinator of Public Services. Also includes correspondence and minutes of the Publications Review Board; reports of the Smithso...

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United States National Museum, Division of Marine Invertebrates
Dates:
1853-1962
Size:
7.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Dates:
1992, 1994
Size:
20 audiotapes and 1 videotape.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9565
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives 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. Program ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1966-1975
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials documenting the following exhibitions: "Blacks in the Westward Movement;" "Buy Now Pay Later" (consumer problems exhibition); "Country Store;" "Drug;" "Sage of Anacostia;" and "The Rat: Man's Invited Affliction." In addition, there is John Kinard's correspondence; memoranda from William Warner, Assistant ...

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National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1943-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-530
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence with the United States Navy concerning the naming of submarines after fishes. Much of the correspondence provides descriptions of the fish to that particular submarine's commander. Information comes from various curators within the Division of Fishes as well as Alexander Wetmore at the time when he ...

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Creators:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001, interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives 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. Program ...

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Creators:
Rathbun, Mary Jane, 1860-1943
Dates:
1886-1938 and undated
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7256
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Mary Jane Rathbun document her career as a carcinologist and consist of correspondence, 1894-1938; manuscripts; research material; photographs; and an autobiographical memoir.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Academic Programs
Dates:
1966-1970
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, and resumes and curricula vitae created and maintained by Philip C. Ritterbush during his tenure as Director of the Office of Academic Programs. Also included are grant and program proposals. Some materials date from Ritterbush's tenure as Special Assistant to the Secretary f...

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Creators:
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978, interviewee
Dates:
1974
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies). 4 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9504
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives 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. Program ...

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