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Creators:
National Postal Museum
Dates:
2009-2012
Size:
1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, design, and fundraising for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery at the National Postal Museum (NPM). Named for its primary benefactor, the Gallery is the world's largest gallery dedicated to philately. The 12,000 square feet of gallery space is divided into six thematic areas, ...

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National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
circa 1971-1980
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of the Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), created by marine mammal expert, James G. Mead. These files document his professional meetings, projects, and conferences attended as part of his official duties. Materials include meeting and conference records, reports, papers, and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
1991-1993, 2002-2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) was established on December 16, 2003, when President George W. Bush signed the National Museum of African American History and Culture Act (PL 108-184) into law, establishing the museum as part of the Smithsonian Institution. The new museum will be devoted exclusively to...

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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)
Dates:
1663-2004
Size:
6,500 Items (estimated)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa.

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National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program
Dates:
1986-1992
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Biodiversity Program, directed by Don E. Wilson. Materials include correspondence; documents concerning workshops conducted in different countries; biodiversity database information; memoranda regarding research, exhibitions and outreach functions; lists of specimens; reports on various environmenta...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1971-1978 and undated
Size:
10.12 cu. ft. (18 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the official files of Michael Collins as director of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 1971-1978. To a large extent, the files concern the planning and funding of the new NASM building, its construction, the preparation of exhibits, and the opening of the Museum on July 1, 1976. On day-to-day administrative ...

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Scholarly Programs and Publications
Dates:
1973-2012
Size:
2 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the editorial, design, and production process for the Ars Orientalis scholarly journal; the Freer Occasional Papers series; online and print catalogs; and other projects. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, guidelines, texts, samples, agreements, images, image permissions, budgets, n...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1993-2015
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery during the tenures of Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, and Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics include external partnerships, strategic planning, fund raising, and marketing. Materials include correspondenc...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1978-2010
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting updates to the "Black Wings" exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum as well as educational outreach, publications, research, special events, and other activities pertaining to groundbreaking African American aviators. The "Black Wings" exhibition opened in 1982 in the Pioneers of Flight ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Assistant Director, Finance and Administration
Dates:
1989, 1995-2005
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery budgets and the budgetary process. Materials include federal and trust budgets and calls for budgets; departmental, exhibition, and personnel budgets; planning documents; and working files.

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