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Creators:
Challinor, David, 1920-2008
Dates:
1966-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-205
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of David Challinor, biologist, naturalist, and science advisor. Challinor served the Office of the Secretary as Special Assistant for Tropical Biology, 1966-1967, before joining the Office of International Activities as Deputy Director, 1967-1969, and later Director, 1969-1971. In 1971, Challinor ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Chief Clerk
Dates:
1869-1905
Size:
2.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 64
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records of the Chief Clerk's office consist mostly of records of Chief Clerk William J. Rhees, 1869-1905. Rhees, who joined the Smithsonian staff in 1852, performed many functions over the years, including general correspondence supervision, distribution of scientific publications, supervision of Smithsonian publications, and archival dut...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1892-1893, 1900-1947
Size:
2.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 49
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the Smithsonian budget process during the tenures of Secretaries Samuel P. Langley, Charles D. Walcott, Charles G. Abbot, and Alexander Wetmore. They consist of budget calls by the Secretary; submissions from the various divisions; correspondence with congressional budget committees and the Smithsonian's congressional ...

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National Portrait Gallery, Editor of Publications
Dates:
1968-1982
Size:
1.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 553
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These illustrated catalogs document major and minor exhibitions, providing detailed discussions of exhibition themes. Additional catalogs, pamphlets, and booklets highlight specific features of the permanent collection such as the NPG's presidential portraits. The catalogs also document special exhibitions which contain the Gallery's portrait...

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Creators:
Wead, Charles K, 1848-1925
Dates:
circa 1893-1913
Size:
1 folder.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Wead correspondence concerning personal matters and Philosophical Society of Washington affairs, particularly the memorial meeting for Simon Newcomb in 1909. Also included are two letters from Simon Newcomb to John A. Kasson, one concerning a committee of Congress to investigate the possibility of establishing the ...

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Creators:
Jones, Frank Morton, 1869-
Dates:
circa 1932-1959
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7409
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists mostly of newspaper clippings, articles, and other published materials concerning Frank Morton Jones' interests in entomology, insectivorous plants, natural history of Delaware, and evolution. Also included is a small amount of correspondence, notes, and lists relating to his collection of Psychidae.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a short play, titled "Twelve Seconds that Changed the World," that was performed live in the exhibition Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age. The play, performed several times per day on Wednesdays and Saturdays, consisted of three five-minute scenes that offered a personal, in...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1999-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which primarily document the programmatic side of the exhibition Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize, which explored the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Bernhard Nobel and his prize. The exhibition celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize a...

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Creators:
Mayr, Otto
Dates:
1960-2004
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Otto Mayr, curator of mechanical engineering and mechanisms. Materials include photographs of family; notes from classes taught at Rochester Institute of Technology and classes taken at the University of Rochester; files from a summer seminar on methods and history of technology with a National Science ...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1997-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which primarily document the exhibition Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize, which explored the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Bernhard Nobel and his prize. The exhibition celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize and was developed in colla...

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