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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
circa 1947-1990, with related records from 1926
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 428
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the operation of the Department of Botany under Head Curators Ellsworth Paine Killip, 1947-1950, and Jason Richard Swallen, 1950-1964, and Chairmen William L. Stern, 1965-1967, Mason E. Hale, Jr., 1967-1970, Edward S. Ayensu, Dieter C. Wasshausen, Mark M. Littler, and Laurence E. Skog. Records created prior ...

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Creators:
Illg, Paul L. interviewee
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 audiotape (reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9609
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Cryptogams
Dates:
1946-1951
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 228
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence (1946-1951) that documents, in part, the history of the United States National Museum, Department of Botany, Division of Cryptogams, while George Albert Llano was an associate curator with the Division (1948-1951), as well as Llano's scientific activities and personal matters. Materi...

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Creators:
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956
Dates:
1908-1940
Size:
2.85 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr.'s papers include personal material concerning awards and his investigation of Christian Science; material on mammalogical research including extensive correspondence with Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas of the British Museum; and material on Miller's research with primates, especially the Piltdown Man and primate b...

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Hobbs, Horton H. (Horton Holcombe), 1914-1994
Dates:
1935-1993, with related material from 1900-1906
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7469
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitzed with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Bailey, Florence Merriam, 1863-1948
Dates:
1865-1942
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7417
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Florence Merriam Bailey's diaries, 1874, 1887, as well as additional journals kept on trips to the Bermuda Islands, 1890; California, 1907; and Maine; 1911. Other materials include expense account books; articles and news clippings concerning and written by Bailey; a scrapbook; childhood writings; college papers an...

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Creators:
Rich, Doris L.
Dates:
[ca. 1980s]
Size:
3.27 Cubic Feet ((3 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material researched and organized by Doris Rich in preparation for her book, and is divided into the following five series. The first series consists of information about individuals associated with Earhart and the second series consists of material, organized by year, containing information on general national events an...

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Creators:
Jones, Meredith L. interviewee
Dates:
1990
Size:
6 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9573
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives’ record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Dates:
1910-1973
Size:
25 cu. ft. (50 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains the official correspondence of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA, and its predecessors, 1925 to 1973. The correspondence, which is both incoming and outgoing, mostly concerns the identification of specimens sent to the USDA for determination. Smaller amounts of correspondence document research projects of...

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Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Dates:
circa 1958-1992, 2008
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), an astrophysicist specializing in x-ray astronomy and who was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources. Giacconi's papers document his research, participation in the larger astrophysics community, and influence on ...

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