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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1998-2004
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document major special events at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), such as the opening of the Cultural Resources Center, the groundbreaking ceremony for the NMAI building on the Mall, the NMAI Welcome Center opening, the Topping Out Ceremony for the NMAI building on the Mall, and the ...

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Creators:
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1861-1885
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0006
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Wurtz's scheme, presented in a report to the stockholders, was a new method for the dry distillation of non-caking coal to obtain liquid oils and paraffin. Included in this box are: the report to the stockholders of the Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1883; patent specifications, 1881; correspondence with the Patent Office, prospectus on coal distillation, 1885; a notebook of minutes from meetings of Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1881-1883.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs
Dates:
1988-1993
Size:
3.18 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 blueprint storage box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials which pertain to the Smithsonian Institution observance of the 500th anniversary of the voyages of Christopher Columbus and the subsequent encounter among Europeans, Africans and the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Through programs of exhibitions, scholarly and public symposia, publications, educational...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-268
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of images from the 2014 Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference. The conference serves as an opportunity for Smithsonian Affiliates to learn about new programs, exhibits and collections. There are also instructional sessions, hands-on workshops, and behind-the-scenes tours led by Smithsonian and Affiliate subj...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian Education Online Conference Series" website as it existed on March 29, 2014. The website provides access to online conferences organized by education offices throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Each conference generally includes a description and information on presenters. Some also include audio...

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Dates:
1936-1937 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications created in conjunction with the Educational Radio Project which created several educational radio series while providing employment for out-of-work writers and actors. Development of the project began in 1935 in association with the Civilian Conservation Corps and the United States, Works Progress Admini...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1966-1980, with related records from 1961
Size:
19.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 281
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:
National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1956-2004
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional correspondence of Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. Simkin also served as Geologist, Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center, 1967-1972. Major topics covered in this accession include the creation and revision of "This Dyn...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1992
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains the administrative files of the Office of the Under Secretary for the calendar year of 1992. It includes the files of Constance Berry Newman, Alan Fern and Carmen Turner. The various files include information on budget, security matters, assorted museums and offices, accounting, and education.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1995
Size:
25.5 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative files created by the office of Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary of the Smithsonian. Listings in bold and capital letters indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's Office file plan.

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