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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
1964-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of National Air and Space Museum (NASM) files from 1964 to 1994 about the bequest of Admiral Dewitt Clinton Ramsey and his wife to the Smithsonian Institution for the purpose of supporting the history of U.S. naval aviation. The Ramseys' gift is still manifest today in the Ramsey Fellowship in naval aviation history, ...

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Creators:
National Academy of Sciences
Dates:
1863-1887
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records of the National Academy of Sciences include accounts of grants from the Bache Fund; general fund accounts; correspondence and other documents regarding the James Watson Fund; printed constitution and by-laws; a few lists of members and papers read; a small amount of material on research for the government by Academy members, ...

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National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1986-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials that document the curatorial and professional activities of Ellen Gross Miles, Associate Curator, 1977-1984, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, 1984-1994, and Chairman of the Department of Painting and Sculpture, 1994- . Of special interest are records regarding Dr. Miles' tenure as chairman of the Research ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
circa 1996-1997, 2002, 2006-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the search for directors of both the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). A small amount of material also documents administrative issues at HMSG. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, position descriptions, reports, pr...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2005-2007
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions during the tenure of Director Julian Raby. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries;" "In the Beginning: Bibles Befor...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1902, 1979-1991, 1996-2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of Public Affairs, especially those activities related to publicity, outreach, and the dissemination of information. Materials include clippings, correspondence, advertisements, photographs, fact sheets, informational materials, a program proposal, a calendar of events...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1976-1989, with related records from circa 1960
Size:
1.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 566
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Smithsonian's America/Japan Project
Dates:
circa 1991-1994
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the creation of "The Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture" for the American Festival Japan '94. Materials include correspondence with sponsors such as the Media International Corporation and the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, also known as NHK; staff memoranda; ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1914, 1923-1942
Size:
10.69 cu. ft. (19 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the joint expedition made by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from February 20, 1923 to August 6, 1927, and also the Freer Gallery of Art sponsored expedition from November 16, 1929 to April 11, 1934. Both expeditions were led by Carl Whiting Bishop, Associate Cur...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
circa 1967-1975, 1985-1987
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Roger Pineau, who curated the 1968 exhibition, The Japan Expedition of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, 1852-1855. These records were given to Harold D. Langley, Curator of Naval History at the National Museum of American History, in what was then known as the Division of Armed Forces History, f...

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