Illustrated American Expedition to Southern Utah and Northern New Mexico Search this
United States Navy Expedition to Guam (1899) Search this
76.58 cu. ft. (151 document boxes) (3 5x8 boxes)
Mixed archival materials
For a description of the record series of which these materials are a part, refer to "Forms part of" above.
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This record unit comprises the primary incoming correspondence of the officer in immediate charge of the United States National Museum.
These records chiefly document museum accessions and Smithsonian expeditions and field collecting trips. Other topics include operations of certain museum divisions, and miscellaneous subjects. Accession records include: Alfred E. Hippisley Collection of Chinese Porcelain, 1909-1912; Horace Capron Collection of Japanese Art; John Croumbie Brown publications and manuscripts; Frances Lea Chamberlain collection of gems and minerals; Cardwell collection of Egyptian antiquities; Riggs collection of armor; Israel H. Harris fossil collection; Owen collection of fossils; J. Gwyn Jeffreys collection of shells; Thomas V. Keam collection of pottery; Chinese musical instruments; Frederick S. Perkins collection of copper implements; Troost collection of Crinoids; Robert Wilson Shufeldt collection of birds; Bradley collection of fossils; Ball Herbarium; Talcott Williams collection of Moroccan flora.
Records related to Smithsonian expeditions and field work include: William Louis Abbott collecting work, 1889-1901, in Central Africa, Somaliland, Kashmir, Turkestan, Siam, Burma; Beecher S. Bowdish collecting work in Puerto Rico and Cuba, 1901-1902; S. H. Boyd collecting work in Siam; William Harvey Brown collecting work in Africa; C. G. Calkins collecting work in Japan; John H. Camp collecting work in Africa; Charles Chaille-Long collecting work in Egypt; Heli Chatelain collecting work in Africa; Emile Deschamps collecting work in the Orient; Bruno Geisler collecting work in New Guinea; United States Navy expedition to Guam, 1899; Greely Relief Expedition, 1884; Pierre Louis Jouy collecting work in Arizona and New Mexico; Mark Brickell Kerr collecting work in Central and South America; C. A. King collecting work in Central America; John Francis Lebaron collecting work in Nicaragua; Roderick Ross MacFarlane collecting work in Canada; D. J. MacGowan collecting work in China and Manchuria; Mexican-United States Boundary Commission; A. J. Miller collecting work in Central America; R. B. Montcrieffe collecting work in Nicaragua; Edward William Nelson collecting work in Arizona; Herbert Gouvernour Ogden collecting work in Alaska; Charles Russell Orcutt collecting work in Mexico; Edward Palmer collecting work in Florida; Robert Edwin Peary Expedition to Northern Greenland; Cyrus Guernsey Pringle collecting work in Mexico; Illustrated American Expedition to Southern Utah and Northern New Mexico; Charles Wallace Richmond collecting work in Central America; William Woodville Rockhill Expedition to China and Tibet; William Edwin Safford collecting work in South America; Percy W. Shufeldt collecting work in Mexico; Robert Wilson Shufeldt collecting work in Louisiana; D. W. Snyder collecting work in Africa; Winfrid Alden Stearns Expedition to Labrador; Robert Stein Expedition to Ellesmere Land; Cyrus Thomas anthropological excavations in Pennsylvania and Ohio; Timothy E. Wilcox collecting work in Arizona; Henry D. Woolfe collecting work in Alaska and South America.
Records related to the origin or operation of subdivisions of the United States National Museum include: correspondence of Joseph William Collins, Section of Naval Architecture, United States National Museum; correspondence of Adolph Cluss regarding construction of United States National Museum building, 1881; correspondence of Wilbur Olin Atwater as Honorary Curator, Section of Foods, United States National Museum.
Miscellaneous topics include: Mexican-United States International Boundary Commission, 1891-1894; Smithsonian participation in the Medicinal Flora of America Commission.
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