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Dates:
circa 1920s
Size:
1 Item (75 pages of typescript)
79 Items (silver prints, black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1996.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Detailed account recalling travel to and in Outer Mongolia along three routes that led to Urga (now Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia), with descriptions of the travel conditions, modes of transportation, trade practices, the Russian, Mongolian, and Chinese people of the region, an encounter with the "Andrews expedition" (likely the Central Asiatic Expedition ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
1956-1958
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the ad hoc Space Requirements Planning Committee in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), primarily created by Division of Physical Anthropology Curator T.D. (Thomas Dale) Stewart. Stewart was Chairman of the Space Requirements Planning Committee when two additional wings were added ...

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Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
1860-1961
Size:
66 cu. ft. (132 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of reports, notebooks, notes, photographs, maps, and related materials documenting field research conducted by staff naturalists of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and its predecessor, the Bureau of Biological Survey. The reports, which primarily concern biological surveys conducted in the Un...

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Creators:
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939
Dates:
circa 1898-1918
Size:
6.19 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 5x8 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers primarily contain photographs, journals, maps, manuscripts, postcards, and related materials concerning Heller's collecting activities from 1908 to 1917. There are also some personal photographs and material as well as photographs taken by Heller at the National Zoological Park of personnel and animals.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1887-1996 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition scripts and photographs maintained by the Division of Birds. The scripts document the content of the Bird Hall at the National Museum of Natural History. The photographs consist primarily of staff in the Division of Birds as well as other ornithologists. Materials also include notes, negatives, transparenc...

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Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
1988-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) records. Materials include registration packets, calls for papers, programs and abstracts to annual meetings, flyers, meeting minutes, correspondence concerning the Conservation and Resources and the Awards and Recognition Committees, and photographs...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Dates:
1973-1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-175
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the movement of National Museum of Natural History collections to the Museum Support Center (MSC). Materials include reports; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; move schedule; collections inventory information; MSC strategic plan for facilities management; newsletters; videotape ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1948-1970
Size:
48 cu. ft. (48 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the administrative files of the Office of the Director, National Museum of Natural History. Most of the records date from the late-to-mid 1950s. Those records created prior to 1959 are the records of the Director of the United States National Museum, although they are records relating primarily to that segment of the U. ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1962-1993
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains records documenting the planning, construction, and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include scripts, plans, drawings, memoranda, reports, photographs, and related materials documenting Hall 7, "Peoples of Asia and Africa," and Hall 8, "People...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1982
Size:
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
5 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Group portraits of Henry Bascom Collins and a St. Lawrence Island dance group, made by a Smithsonian photographer on June 22, 1982. The photographs were taken at the opening of the "Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo" exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History.

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