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Creators:
Purdy, Robert Provoost
Dates:
1862-1915
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-191
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of a journal Purdy kept while visiting the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the journal Purdy described the various exhibits, including his visit to the United States Government Building where the Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display of its ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1953-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the donation and exhibition of the Martha Jackson Collection to the National Museum of American Art. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence of Harry Rand, Curator, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture; biographical information about Martha Jackson; photocopies of articles; a ...

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1940-1980
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the typescript of the book "Research Is A Passion With Me" by American Ornithologists' Union benefactress Margaret Morse Nice and other materials relating to the publication, such as correspondence with the Editor, Doris Huestis Speirs.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1993-2003
Size:
2.32 cu. ft. (4 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Zoological Park and its animals, research, staff, events, and other activities. Materials include clippings, media reports, press releases, flyers, correspondence, brochures, and photographs. The majority of the materials have been pasted into scrapbooks.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of Animal Programs
Dates:
circa 1976-1981
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the symposium, "Migrant Birds in the American Tropics: Distribution, Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation," held October 27-29, 1977, at the Conservation and Research Center as well as the resulting publication, "Migrant Birds in the Neotropics: Ecology, Behavior, Distribution, and Conservation," ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1999-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden under Olga M. Viso, Deputy Director, 2003-2005. Topics documented in this accession include exhibitions, development, and media relations. Records also document Viso's research on Ana Mendieta and her curatorial work on the exhibition...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1985-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inaugural events and museum history information surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) facilities on the National Mall in 1987. These records were created and maintained during the tenure of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996. Materials include news releases, photographs, correspon...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director
Dates:
1982-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of Alan Maxwell Fern, Director (1982-2000). Materials include biographies, resumes, correspondence, memoranda, photographs, newspaper clippings, lectures, speeches, and other writings.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1991-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-247
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records, including press releases, newspaper clippings, object lists, project proposals, exhibition scripts and outlines, photographs of objects and installations, floor plans, and memoranda and correspondence pertaining to exhibition design and production. Materials document the exhibitions "Royal Tombs ...

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Dates:
1996, 1998-2006, 2010
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Joint Atlantic Seminar in History of Biology (JASHB). The first annual JASHB was held in 1965 as an informal meeting of students and faculty from several campuses to discuss their work and soon became a training ground for future academics who were not yet ready to present at the more formal ...

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