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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1885-1907
Size:
26 microfilm reels.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence from the National Museum to persons who sent in specimens for examination. Most correspondence is signed by subordinate officials. A volume list follows.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1952-1967 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 258
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the administrative files of the Division of Cultural History as well as records from the Division of Ethnology relating to cultural history activities. Included are annual reports of these divisions; budget estimates and plans of operations of the Division of Cultural History, including estimates and plans for the...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Animal Programs
Dates:
1949, 1951, 1956-1982 and undated
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 385
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the management of animal collections at NZP from the late 1960s through the early 1980s, with a small amount of material covering the years before that date span. Included are administrative memoranda and correspondence concerning the acquisition, shipment, breeding, health, and feeding of the animals, as ...

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Creators:
George Washington Memorial Association
Dates:
1890-1922
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7471
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history and organization of the GWMA and the planning for the George Washington Memorial Building - first in conjunction with the establishment of a National University in Washington, the construction of an administrative building and cultural center for Columbian College in the District of Columbia, and finally, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1990-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the curatorial records of the Curatorial Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Materials cover projects, lectures, committees, and other curator specific activities. The bulk of these records are from Andrew L. Connors, Associate Curator, and cover his activities in promoting Latino and Hispanic cultu...

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Creators:
National Museum Act Program
Dates:
1966-1986
Size:
53 cu. ft. (53 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 574
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum Act (NMA) of 1966 affirmed the Smithsonian Institution's traditional role of assisting other museums and authorized the Institution to strengthen its activities of service to them. Funds appropriated to the Smithsonian for the implementation of the National Museum Act were made available primarily by grants and contracts ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1937-1942, 1980-1981, 2002-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of scripts for various "The World is Yours" radio shows broadcast by the National Broadcasting Company, Inc. radio network. A joint project of the Smithsonian Institution, U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Education, and the Works Progress Administration, the half-hour programs aired once a week on topics r...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1975-1989
Size:
6.97 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 625
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the tenure of Jane R. Glaser as Director of the Office of Museum Programs (OMP), 1976-1989. Topics of note include the Kellogg Project and the range of workshops offered to museologists. Videotapes are also included.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1885-1929
Size:
1.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These are records of shipments received by the Registrar's office and usually contain only scant information about specimens or objects.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1966
Size:
4.8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1965 the Smithsonian observed the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founding benefactor. These records document planning for that event.

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