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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1912-1965
Size:
28.5 cu. ft. (57 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 312 was transferred from the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Archives to the Smithsonian Institution Archives in October 1984. The NMAA Archives, which was created in January 1975, and located in the Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Building, came under the daily administration of the NMAA, with technical supervision and ...

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Creators:
Campbell, Frank L. (Frank Leslie), 1898-
Dates:
1930-1968 and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7362
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of photographs collected by Campbell during his professional career. Most of the photographs are of Campbell and colleagues, especially staff members of the Bureau of Entomology. Also included are photographs of Scientific Monthly and Bureau of Entomology offices and facilities.

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Creators:
Rinzler, Ralph
Dates:
1971
Size:
69 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Ralph Rinzler documenting steps in the traditional Korean pottery-making process, as well as images of potters, kilns, and pottery use and storage. Rinzler captioned and arranged the photographs into five series: 1. introduction; 2. clay preparation; 3. turning process (tools, preparation, turning); 4. drying and glazing; 5. fir...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Cultural Resources
Dates:
2000-2007
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records that document the planning, development, and execution of the exhibition, Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life Along the North Pacific Coast, which was at the National Museum of the American Indian Mall museum from February 3, 2006 to January 2, 2007 and at the George Gustav Heye Center...

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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Dates:
1808, 1825-1878, and related papers to circa 1903
Size:
40.67 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (68 document boxes) (5 12x17 boxes) (3 16x20 boxes) (5 3x5 boxes) (32 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Joseph Henry Collection documents Henry's personal, professional, and official life as well as some activities of his family members. Included are records from his time teaching and doing research at the Albany Academy (1826-1832) and at the College of New Jersey now Princeton University (1832-1846). There are likewise many materials ...

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Creators:
United States. Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island
Dates:
1918-1964
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the creation and development of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, from preliminary discussions in 1918 to the selection of a site on, and reservation of, Barro Colorado Island in 1923, and its subsequent development as a center for research into the ecology of the American tropics. The records include cor...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents
Dates:
1968-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files of former members of the Board of Regents maintained by the Office of the Secretary. Materials include correspondence, announcements of appointment to the Board of Regents, biographies, and newspaper articles.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1906-1920
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inventories of the Charles Lang Freer Collection donated to the Smithsonian. Materials include bound inventories of the art collection signed and sealed by Freer and Smithsonian officials, and copies of inventories. Some records are duplicated in the records of the Office of the Secretary (Record Unit 45); and in ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1983, 1987
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes 16mm and 35mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, videotapes, and cassette recordings documenting the construction of the Quadrangle museum complex and discusses the importance of the collections to be exhibited there. The materials document interviews with S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary; Jean Paul Carlhian, Architect of the Quadrangle...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Administrative Office
Dates:
1982-1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that were assembled by Barbara Hart, Executive Officer, and Eloise Harvey, Administrative Services Assistant, to document the administrative aspects of special initiatives undertaken by the National Portrait Gallery from 1982 to 1988. These initiatives include corporate sponsorship of special projects and e...

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