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United States National Museum Department of Engineering and Industries  Search this
Mitman, Carl Weaver 1889-  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Multhauf, Robert P  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Giffenhagen, George B  Search this
Lewton, Frederick L (Frederick Lewis) 1874-1959  Search this
Thomas, George S  Search this
Watkins, William N  Search this
Whitebread, Charles  Search this
Physical description:
7.25 cu. ft. processed holdings
Series Level Description
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Alphabetic and chronologic
Consists of correspondence, memoranda, and administrative files concerning departmental accessions, administrative policy and budgetary matters, exhibitions, and requests for photographs for publication; summaries of work; and subject files consisting of correspondence and memoranda covering areas and individuals in the engineering and technological sciences. Curators represented in these materials include Carl Weaver Mitman, Head Curator, 1939-1948; Frank A. Taylor, Head Curator, 1948-1957 and Curator of the Division of Engineering, 1932-1955; Robert P. Multhauf, Head Curator, 1955-1957; Frederick L. Lewton and William N. Watkins, Curators of the Division of Crafts and Industries, 1938-1946 and 1947-1957, respectively; Charles Whitebread and George S. Thomas, Associate Curators of the Division of Medicine and Public Health, 1938-1948 and 1948-1952, respectively; and George B. Giffenhagen, Associate Curator and Curator of the Division of Medicine and Public Health, 1952-1957; and Ruel P. Tolman and Jacob Kainen, Curators of the Division of Graphic Arts, 1938-1946 and 1946-1957, respectively.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Engineering--History  Search this
Science and industry  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Industries--History  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00379
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Departmental Records 1891-1957 [United States National Museum Department of Engineering and Industries]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives