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Creators:
Conger, Paul S. (Paul Sydney), 1897-1979
Dates:
1926-1966
Size:
7.48 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 12x17 box) (1 3x5 box) (15 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7437
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Creators:
Casey, Thos. L. (Thomas Lincoln), 1857-1925
Dates:
1870-1871, 1873, 1881-1897
Size:
1.25 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 lantern slides
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland. A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Services
Dates:
1965-1984
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the project files of Frank C. Gilmore, Facilities Program Analyst for the Office of Facilities Services (OFS). The records primarily document the Quadrangle Museum Project and other facility-related issues at the Smithsonian Institution, with earlier records dating back to when OFS was known as the Office of Facilities ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives
Dates:
1987-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of proposals, work plans, studies and reports prepared for the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) by American Management Systems (AMS). The studies and reports were used to analyze current SIA management systems and to offer suggestions for improvements to enhance efficiency and delivery of services.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1890, 1901-1916, 1923
Size:
6.1 cu. ft. (11 document boxes) (4 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 79
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, together with record units 80, 81, and 187 contain full documentation of construction of the 1911 National Museum Building, from internal planning and contracts to construction details and costs. Rathbun prepared a history of the museum construction, which was published as A Descriptive Account of the Building Recently Erec...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1996-2009
Size:
14.19 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-371
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Lemelson Center exhibition, Invention at Play. This exhibition was structured as an interactive exhibition that examined the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology. Opening in 2002, Invention at Play...

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Creators:
Williams, Austin B.
Dates:
circa 1960-1980
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and a subject file documenting Williams' teaching career at the University of North Carolina, his research career with the National Marine Fisheries Service, and his research on decapod crustacea.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1973-2008
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the professional collaborations of the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, with numerous organizations-most notably the Association for Tropical Biology. Materials also include exhibition records, memoranda and correspondence. All records were created or maintained by W. John Kress.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
1976-1986
Size:
34.5 cu. ft. (34 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records pertaining to offices reporting to the Assistant Secretary for Research as well as includes materials regarding projects funded by the Scholarly Studies Program.

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