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15c Smithsonian Institution single

Scott Catalogue USA 1838
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Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored) / engraved
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
District of Columbia
United States of America
Date:
October 9, 1980
Description:
unused
Depicts:
Smithsonian Institution, American, founded 1846
Topic:
Architecture
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2034.92
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum

Langley (Samuel P.) Aerodrome No 5 (1895-96); Museums, SI, Smithsonian Institution, Facilities, South Shed. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1895
Summary:
Full left side view of a Dr. Samuel Pierpont Langley Aerodrome No. 5 during tests, prior to the most successful flight made on May 6th 1896, differing from the final form of rudder, lack of cowl, engine and propeller.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NASM-00165535
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Smithsonian Institution Staff Meeting

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Schmitt, Waldo L (Waldo Lasalle) 1887-1977
True, Webster Prentiss b. 1892
Bassler, Ray S. (Ray Smith), b. 1878
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) b. 1878
Gilmore, Charles W
Hrdlička, Aleš
Collins, Henry Bascom 1899-
Swanton, John Reed 1873-1958
Harrington, John Peabody
Dorsey, Nicholas W
Clark, Austin Hobart b. 1880
Friedmann, Herbert 1900-1987
Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943
Foshag, William F
Chapin, Edward Albert
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007
Mann, William M. 1886-1960
Bryant, Herbert S
Gunnell, Leonard C
Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942
Corbin, William L
Johnston, Mr
Judd, Neil Merton
Hill, James H
Steward, Julian Haynes 1902-1972
Setzler, Frank M (Frank Maryl) 1902-1975
Miller, Gerrit S., Jr
Roberts, Frank H. H (Frank Harold Hanna) 1897-1966
Schultz, Leonard P (Leonard Peter) 1901-
Lewton, Frederick L
Mitman, Carl W
Resser, Charles Elmer 1889-1943
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1939
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Neg. # 1437 (same SIA location) and Neg. # 94-12562 (SIA RU7005 B186 F4) for other copies of this same image.
Summary:
Photograph of the meeting of Smithsonian Institution staff on February 14, 1939, to discuss proposed exhibits in the Main Hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building, the "Castle," and the 100th anniversary celebration. The staff is seen here meeting over lunch. Present are: John Ellerton Lodge, Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, Webster P. True, William L. Corbin, Ray S. Bassler, Alexander Wetmore, Charles Greeley Abbot, Johnston, Neil M. Judd, Ruel P. Tolman, Julian H. Steward, Charles W. Gilmore, Frank M. Setzler, H. W. Krieger, James H. Hill, Aleš Hrdlička, H. B. Collins, Jr., John R. Swanton, John P. Harrington, Gerrit S. Miller, Jr., Nicholas W. Dorsey, Austin H. Clark, Herbert Friedmann, Leonhard Stejneger, Frank H. H. Roberts, Jr., Leonard P. Schultz, Frederick L. Lewton, W. R. Maxon, W. F. Foshag, Carl W. Mitman, Edward A. Chapin, Frank A. Taylor, Charles E. Resser, William M. Mann, Herbert S. Bryant, Leonard C. Gunnell.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder: 22
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Krieger, Herbert W
Maxon, W. R
Secretaries
Secretariats
Management--Museums
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Museum curators
Standard number:
33719 or MNH-33719
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

32c Smithsonian Institution single

Scott Catalogue USA 3059
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Medium:
Paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
15/16 in H x 1 1/2 in L
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
District of Columbia
United States of America
Date:
1996
Description:
Multicolored
32 cents
Depicts:
Smithsonian Institution, American, founded 1846
Topic:
Science
Education & Teaching
Organizations & Associations
Architecture
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1997.2004.42
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum

Smithsonian Institution Building

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Artist:
Charles Hoover, born Washington, DC 1897-died Washington, DC 1969
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 1/8 x 40 in. (76.4 x 101.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1933-1943
Topic:
Figure(s) in exterior\urban
Recreation\sport and play\fishing
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington
Architecture\vehicle\carriage
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Washington, D.C.
Architecture Exterior\art building\Smithsonian Institution
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1962.8.89
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Langley, Samuel Pierpont. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1895
Summary:
Formal half-length seated portrait photo (three-quarter view, left shoulder turned towards camera) of Samuel P. Langley.
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NASM-00165500
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Langley, Samuel Pierpont. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Glass negatives
Date:
Circa 1895
Summary:
Sitting portrait photo of Dr. Samuel Pierpont Langley, Third Secretary of the Smithsonian Instutition, with his head resting on his right arm that is propped up on the chair.
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NASM-A-10689
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Smithsonian Institution Annual Report, 2012

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Date:
2012
Summary:
This accession consists of an online version of the 2012 Smithsonian Institution Annual Report as it existed on October 22, 2013. Due to technical issues, video is not included in this accession and content may not scroll properly. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums--Public relations
Museum publications
Web sites
Local number:
SIA Acc. 15-189
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Smithsonian Institution Annual Report 1997-2012 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Institution

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Publisher:
E. Sachse and Co.
Artist:
Unidentified
Medium:
color lithograph
Dimensions:
6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (16.5 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington
Architecture\vehicle\carriage
Architecture Exterior\civic\museum
Architecture Exterior\civic\Smithsonian Castle
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of E. Weyhe, Inc.
Object number:
1968.38
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Langley (Samuel P.) Aerodrome No 5 (1895-96). [photograph]

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Photographer:
Smithsonian Institution
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
5/20/1895
Summary:
Aerodrome Number 5. Photographed May 20, 1895.
Topic:
Airplanes
Aeronautics
Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NASM-A-12502
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Langley, Samuel Pierpont. [photograph]

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Photographer:
R. H. Lord
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1893
Summary:
Formal portrait of Samuel Pierpont Langley, in academic robes, seated at table; Cambridge, England, circa 1893.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NASM-00165499
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Samuel P. Langley Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Flag, Smithsonian Institution

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Owner:
Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Materials:
Rayon, leather
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 2.5 x 184.8 x 120.7cm (1 in. x 72 3/4 in. x 47 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Physical Description:
Smithsonian Institution Flag; canton plain layout; white canton with red griffon holding yellow Smithsonian star burst and rosette logo; navy blue plain with blue and white globe with yellow Smithsonian star burst and rosette logo depicted; yellow scalloped boarder.
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum.
Inventory Number:
A20050465000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Museums, Smithsonian Institution, Exhibits, National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Space Hall (114), 1976. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Richard B. Farrar
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
April 1976
Summary:
View from second floor balcony showing construction of walkway and public access stairs for the Skylab Orbital Workshop [Orbital Workshop, Skylab, Backup Flight Unit (A19761033000)] in Space Hall (Gallery 114); taken during final phases of construction of Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum building, Washington, D.C., April 1976.
Topic:
Museums
Smithsonian Institution
National Air and Space Museum
Local number:
NASM-76-6196-21A
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Smithsonian Institution Castle: Cloisters

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-11-02T17:40:50.000Z
Video Title:
Smithsonian Institution Castle: Cloisters
Description:
Originally, open walkways patterned after medieval cloisters ran along the north sides of both the West Range and East Range. Smithsonian planner Robert Dale Owen believed the cloister was appropriate for the free public college that he hoped the Smithsonian Institution would become. But the open cloisters proved impractical and were closed with the installation of windows shortly after building's construction. In the 1870s, sculpture was moved into the cloisters from the West Range's central space to make room for ethnological exhibits primarily focused on North American Indians.
Views:
1,227
Video Duration:
37 sec
Topic:
Museum administration
Youtube Category:
Education
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SmithsonianCastle
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianCastle
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution

War background studies / Smithsonian Institution

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Author:
Smithsonian Institution
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1942
1942-45
Notes:
Each no. has also a distinctive title.
Topic:
Ethnology
Call number:
GN4 .S6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

James Gant List of Duties 1900

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Gant, James Thomas
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution Building Early History
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 7.85w x 9.88h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Paper
Document
Place:
United States, District of Columbia, Washington
Date:
1900s
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
List of daily duties for James Thomas Gant, one of the first African Americans to work at Smithsonian. It contains a daily schedule of duties like sweeping, cleaning, and attending to fires, along with the times he should complete each task.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7081, Box 9, Folder: "Employee Material - 1"
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
African Americans--History
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Personnel management
Standard number:
SIA2016-011428
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Smithsonian Castle

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Artist:
Richard H. Kornemann, n.d.
Medium:
color etching on paper
Dimensions:
18 3/4 x 27 in. (47.6 x 68.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington
Architecture Exterior\civic\museum
Architecture Exterior\civic\Smithsonian Institution
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Gerald M. Galler
Object number:
1981.168
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Langley (Samuel P.) Aerodrome No 5 (1895-96). [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1895
Summary:
Three-quarter right front view of Langley Aerodrome No 5 hanging suspended from room beams of Langley's workshop at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., circa 1895-1896. [Cropped version of SI A-12600.]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NASM-00165506
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Letter from Secretary Samuel P. Langley to Solomon Brown, 11/25/1892

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Author:
S.P. Langley
Subject:
Brown, Solomon Galleon c. 1829-1906
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
United States, District of Columbia, Washington
Date:
November 25, 1892
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Letter from Secretary Samuel P. Langley to Solomon G. Brown concerning employment and layoffs. Langley informed Brown that while there will be layoffs, Brown will not be a part of them. Brown had worked at the Smithsonian since 1850.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 34, Vol. 11.1, Box 32 p. 370
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
African Americans
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Letters
Personnel management
Standard number:
SIA2016-011467
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

(Aerial View of the Smithsonian)

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Artist:
Garnet Jex, born Kent, OH 1895-died Arlington, VA 1979
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 x 40 1/8 in. (76.2 x 101.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1936
Topic:
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington
Architecture Exterior\civic\Smithsonian Institution
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum acquisition
Object number:
1965.53
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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