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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer
Dates:
1995-2005
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files documenting the tenure of Sheila P. Burke, Under Secretary for American Museums and National Programs, 2000-2004, and Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, 2004-2007. Materials include correspondence and memoranda relating to Smithsonian programs overseen by Burke, fundraising, and administrativ...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Olds, Robert F., 1881- (civil engineer)
Dates:
1918-1948
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0231
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains material from fourteen dam construction projects (1918-1946), including notes, blueprints, reports, drawings, and corresĀ¬pondence. In addition there is cost data (1923-1943), equipment and materials testing data (1939-1945), a notebook, photoprints (1926-1938), related journal articles (1927, 1933, 1940), and miscellaneous r...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Reed, Samuel E., 1872-1964
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Dates:
1947-1964.
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1001
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbooks kept by Reedand by his wife, Grace Fillmore Reed, after his death) on the subject of bridges. Contents of the scrapbooks vary, and include postcards, photographs with detailed captions, stickers, articles, and clippings. One set of scrapbooks relates to covered bridges, another set relates to all other types of bridges. The scrapbooks ar...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1958-1973, 1997
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Richard E. Ahlborn during his tenure as curator in the Division of Cultural History, with earlier material dating back to when he was curator in the Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History and to prior to his coming to the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include published research a...

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Barnard, J. Laurens (Jerry Laurens), 1928-1991
Dates:
circa 1952-1991
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of professional correspondence of J. Laurens Barnard, a Curator in the Division of Crustacea, National Museum of Natural History, and an authority on amphipods. Also included are research proposals, picture postcards, black-and-white photographs, and illustrations.

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Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938
Dates:
1886-1939, 1960
Size:
6.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blueosca
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Oscar Bluemner date from 1886 to 1939, with one item from 1960, and measure 6.9 linear feet. The collection documents Bluemner's career through scattered biographical material and personal and professional correspondence. Almost one-half of the collection consists of Bluemner's extensive writings and notes about his artwork, painting techniques, and art theory in the form of diaries, notebooks, lists, essays, and notes - many of which are also illustrated. Also found are annotated books, exhibition catalogs, newsclippings, artwork and sketches by Bluemner, and photographs of Bluemner's artwork and of architecture. Bluemner's work in architecture is documented to a lesser degree through scattered licenses, photographs, and design drawings.

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National Museum of the American Indian. Film and Video Center
Dates:
1991, 1997, 2003, and 2006
Size:
2 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 16-328
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of posters related to symposia, film and video screenings, and the Native American Film + Video Festival. The posters display information about the programs as well as sometimes include the program schedules. Materials include posters.

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Creators:
American Society of Mammalogists
Dates:
1919-1993 and undated
Size:
77.19 cu. ft. (153 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7357
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history and development of the American Society of Mammalogists from the time of its inception through the year 1994. The collection includes a number of early documents, some in the handwriting of the originators, and correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, audiocassettes, photographs, and other memorab...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1979-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Peggy A. Loar, Director (1981-c. 1991) regarding Smithsonian traveling exhibitions sent on international tour. International tours of exhibitions were common in the 1980's and 1990's, the world economy changed making these tours more expensive. As a result, ...

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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Dates:
1916-1975
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-032
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of one drawing caricaturing Alexander Wetmore on the occasion of his daughter Margaret's birth, and twenty photographs documenting various events in the life of Alexander Wetmore and his second wife Annie Beatrice Wetmore who assembled this collection.

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