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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1835, 1838, 1846-1865
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 43
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document aspects of Smithsonian history, most notably the 1854-1855 debate over allocation of the Smithsonian's endowment income. The materials document the tenure of Joseph Henry.

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Creators:
United States Civil Service Commission
Dates:
1893-1894, 1896-1907
Size:
2.32 cu. ft. (4 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Correspondence consists of outgoing letterpress copies to the Commission, mostly for the years 1896-1907, chiefly concerning appointments, promotions, and regulations. There is some intra-Smithsonian correspondence concerning Civil Service appointments and annual reports to the Commission, 1896-1902.

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Creators:
Holcombe, Bryce P.
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
436 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects taken by Bryce P. Holcombe during the 1970s.

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Creators:
Achebe, Chinua, 1930-
Dates:
1958
Size:
13 video recordings ((VHS) , sound, color, 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-029
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Videorecording of Chinua Achebe's novel, Things Fall Apart, written while working as a Talks Producer at the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Creators:
Fudali, Robert F.
Dates:
circa 1966-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist chiefly of incoming and outgoing correspondence with professional colleagues; reviews of manuscripts and books prepared by Fudali; others' reviews of Fudali's manuscripts; examinations and reports on specimens submitted to Fudali; and a few records dealing with Department of Mineral Sciences and National Museum of Natural ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2010-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-074
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival website as it existed on July 11, 2016, and again on July 14, 2016, shortly after the end of the 2016 Festival. The website provides information about the 2016 Festival and its programs. It also contains historical information about the Festival. In addition, the website contains a ...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
42 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7351
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The cards include the names of individual or group visitors or shop signs, along with place names (cities and districts).

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2010-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-261
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival website as it existed on June 25, 2014 (opening day). The website provides information about the 2014 Festival and background information about each of its featured programs. It also contains historical information about the Festival and a blog with posts dating as early as June 2010...

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Creators:
Brown, James Templeman
Dates:
circa 1883-1884
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers consist of a manuscript concerning the various boats, harpoons, cutting tools, and other instruments used by the United States whaling fleets, circa 1883.

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Creators:
Peale, A. C. (Albert Charles), 1849-1914
Dates:
circa 1891
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7208
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Peale's manuscript biography and a bibliography of Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden which apparently was meant to be published as a Bulletin of the United States National Museum, but never was.

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