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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1957-1986
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 471
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, acquisitions, curatorial research, and collections management. In addition there are minutes of meetings with organizations including the American Association of Health and Medical Museums, as well as the American Academy of the History of ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Imagining Spacewalks" Tumblr blog as it existed on April 14, 2017. The blog was inspired by the National Air and Space Museum's exhibition "Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity." The blog allows users to submit images, artifacts, and stories that celebrate the rich history of humans ventu...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1987-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files created and maintained by Douglas E. Evelyn, Deputy Director, National Museum of American History (NMAH), 1980-1991. These records primarily document Evelyn's involvement with "The Common Agenda for History Museums," an initiative of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-258
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the National Museum of American History. The "Smithsonian Chips Collection" website, crawled June 18, 2014, is dedicated to the collection of objects, images, and documentation that traces the history of integrated circuits. The website includes object information, a glossary, and historic...

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Creators:
Perrygo, Watson M., 1906-1984
Dates:
circa 1880s-1979
Size:
6.16 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (3 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence from Alexander Wetmore, field co-workers, and museum curators concerning authorization for field trips, instructions on natural history specimens desired and areas to visit, and acknowledgments of specimens and camping equipment; correspondence from state game and fisheries agencies concerning hunting ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program
Dates:
1997-2007, 2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program exhibition planning, development, and production activities. Materials include correspondence; notes; exhibition proposals; budget summaries; press releases; meeting agendas; scripts; catalogs, brochures and fliers; photographs; and visitor comment forms....

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Dates:
2010
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9627
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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. Progra...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management
Dates:
1989-1996
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition files. Materials include checklists; condition reports; budget, shipping, and insurance records; lender files; and general correspondence. Exhibitions include: Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and their New York, 1896-1917, Thomas Cole: Landscape into History, and The West as America: Reinterpreting ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1964-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting science and technology curatorial staff, exhibitions, special events, and collections at the National Museum of American History, and when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History and Technology, respectively. Some records also document e...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
1926-1930, 1954-1988
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 383
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence and memoranda documenting research activities, planning exhibitions for the Hall of Naval History, construction of ship models such as the USS Constitution, arrangements for acquiring the gunboat Philadelphia, studies of the submarine Nautilus and the Sperry Gyro-compass, presentation in 1965 of Sir Fr...

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