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Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of the Director
Dates:
1967-1991
Size:
2.1 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 626
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the Director of the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program document the administration and operations of the organization. They contain correspondence and memoranda concerning the budget, fiscal planning, and fundraising, as well as lectures, seminars, and performances offered by RAP. The files also include contact sheets s...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
July 1-6, 1969
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1969
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1970-2009
Size:
31 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of Natural History as well as its staff, programs, events, research, exhibitions, and objects in printed and online media. Some records also document the Smithsonian Institution as a whole. Materials include newspaper and magazine clippings; printouts of online articles; a...

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Creators:
Steinberg, Sally L. (Sally Levitt)
Dates:
1920s-1987
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0439
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of ephemeral materials gathered by Sally L. Steinberg while she was researching her 1987 publication, The Donut Book: The origins, history, literature, lore, taste, etiquette, traditions, techniques, varieties, mathematics, mythology, commerce, philosophy, cuisine, and glory of the donut.

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Creators:
Gordh, Gordon
Dates:
1974-1977
Size:
1.75 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7359
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Glassell, Alfred C., Jr. interviewee.
Dates:
2002
Size:
3 mini-audiotapes (originals).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9601
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives 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. Program ...

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Creators:
Washburn, Wilcomb E
Dates:
1955-1977
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T91026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Wilcomb E. Washburn's professional career. Materials include correspondence, appointment books, files concerning Washburn's activities on the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission and research on bicycles, and other papers documenting his professional activities.

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1995-2006
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative records pertaining to the Lemelson Center's partnership with the Lemelson Foundation; various grantee events and meetings, such as the Lemelson-MIT Awards Program; advisory committee meetings; and proposed and former partnerships with outside organizations and projects. Materials include correspondence...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1988-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence files of Robert W. Smith in his official capacity as Historian of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum. It includes correspondence with Smithsonian Institution and Space History officials and other professional colleagues.

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Creators:
Foster, L. F.
Foster, L. F.
Dates:
1888-1921
bulk 1890-1910
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1289
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Wild West Shows in Oklahoma and Washington, particularly the career of Lewis Frederick Foster who was known for his showmanship and skills.

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