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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1985-2000
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the exhibition research, planning, and execution activities of the Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). Records also document the Deputy Director's interaction within and among the offices under her direction, as well as outside contacts and dealings. These records were c...

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Creators:
Salsman, John G.
Dates:
circa 1927-1930
Size:
111 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Map
2 Prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-73
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Philippine peoples and aerial views of the islands that were made or collected by John Salsman while stationed in the Philippines. They include depictions of Bagobo, Moro, Negrito, Subanun, and Kalinga people, as well as aerial views of Manila, Zamboanga, Jolo, Mayon and Taal Volcanos, hills and terraces. Most of the prints ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1938-1956, 1970-1978, 1986-1994, 2000-2002
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-160
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the affairs of curators at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), particularly their correspondence with the other institutions and the public. Topics include the collection, new and rejected acquisitions, provenance, research, artists, collectors, exhibitions, labels, funding, and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1979-1993
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are background and working files regarding design and maintenance of exhibit halls in the National Museum of Natural History. The records contain correspondence, reports, publications, photographs, slides, plans, and other materials relating to permanent and temporary exhibits. These records were maintained by Carl A. Alexander w...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1925-1949
Size:
78.77 cu. ft. (65 record storage boxes) (1 half document box) (90 3x5 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 46
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit traces the operation of the Smithsonian from 1925 to 1949. It contains records from the last years of Secretary Charles D. Walcott's administration, perhaps most notably the ambitious but abortive fund raising campaign to add $10,000,000.00 to the Smithsonian's endowment. The Depression and consequent cut-backs in government ...

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Creators:
American Association of Museums
Dates:
1906-1985
Size:
43 cu. ft. (43 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7450
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:
American Fisheries Society. Committee on Names of Fishes
Dates:
1980-1989
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, lists, publications, and related materials documenting the Committee's work which culminated in the publication of checklists to mollusks and decapod crustaceans. The records document the work of Donna Turgeon, Robert F. Hutton, and Austin B. Williams as committee members and officers.

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Creators:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Dates:
1996-1999
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-036
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records relating to the Society for Marine Mammology's journal, Marine Mammal Science. Materials include manuscripts, editorial correspondence and reviews for manuscripts that were published under the third journal editor, W. F. Perrin. Perrin stepped down as editor in 1999 and was succeeded by W. Don Bowen. These ...

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Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
1987, 1991, 2006-2007
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records regarding Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) annual meetings, publications, finances, elections, and committees. Materials include correspondence, minutes, newsletters and other serial publications, an annual meeting registration packet, and other related materials documenting...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
circa 1963-2005
Size:
17.69 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-059
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, photographs, catalog text, itineraries, fact sheets, checklists, meeting agendas, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes and rel...

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