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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1958-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document departmental involvement in and administration of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT), U.S. chapter. The IAPT was founded in 1950 to carry out projects of interest and concern to systematic botanists which require or profit from international cooperation. IAPT is responsible for the establishment ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1966-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Flora North America (FNA) Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1969-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files for restoration and renovation projects on the Cooper-Hewitt Museum building (Carnegie Mansion), the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Renwick Gallery of Art building. Materials include correspondence, contracts, specifications, architectural drawings, p...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1967-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-131
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and grant proposals pertaining to the Flora North America (FNA) Project. FNA was a project to create a computerized data bank of information about the vascular plants of North America north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life
Dates:
1945, 1960-2010
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-372
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of flag files created and maintained by the Division of Home and Community Life. The flag files consist of research and documentation of the various versions of the United States flag as well as textile examinations of flags conducted by curators. Staff represented included Katherine Dirks, associate curator; Rita ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1962-1977
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, grant proposals, papers and publications, publicity materials, budget records, and notes pertaining to the Flora North America (FNA) Project. FNA was a project to create a computerized data bank of information about the vascular plants of North America north of Mexico. The ...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1999-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which primarily document the programmatic side of the exhibition Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize, which explored the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Bernhard Nobel and his prize. The exhibition celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize a...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1916-1933
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 298
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Local Notes contains personal notes on deaths, illnesses, marriages, births, vacations, retirements, honors and awards in and out of the museums, notes on official travel, discoveries, accessions, promotions, organizational changes, and exhibits.

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Creators:
Wallance, Don, 1909-1990
Dates:
1936-1990
Size:
6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-81-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Wallance's career from his enrollment in the Design Laboratory School in 1936 to his death in 1990.Included are his designs for tableware, furniture, and household accessories, as well as material on his research and writings. This collection consists of sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and reference materials, in addition to publicity and promotional materials. Extensive documentation exists on Wallance's pioneering designs for stainless steel flatware for H. E. Lauffer Company and his experimental furniture for the U.S. Army, Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center, and the Hard Manufacturing Company. Thorough documentation of his research for his landmark book, "Shaping America's Products," is included. The collection also contains a substantial amount of information on the Design Laboratory School, the first industrial design school in the United States to be patterned after the Bauhaus.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Office of the Director
Dates:
1944-1975
Size:
51 cu. ft. (102 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 276
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records partially cover the administration of Alexander Wetmore and A. Remington Kellogg as directors of the United States National Museum; more fully the tenures of Frank A. Taylor, John C. Ewers and Robert P. Multhauf, as directors of the Museum of History and Technology (MHT); and Daniel J. Boorstin and Brooke Hindle, as directors ...

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