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National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Photographic History  Search this
Brockett, Paul 1872-1946  Search this
Harris, Elizabeth M  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Koehler, S. R (Sylvester Rosa) 1837-1900  Search this
Morse, Peter  Search this
Ostroff, Eugene  Search this
Smith, Ralph Clifton 1898-  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Sherwin, C. Allen  Search this
Fite, Eugene J  Search this
Griffith, Fuller  Search this
Wright, Helena 1946-  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology Division of Graphic Arts and Photography  Search this
Physical description:
6 cu. ft. processed holdings
2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Series Level Description
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Addl. KW Subjects:
(SIA RS00412) A╠łthiopien
Alphabetic and chronologic
Consists of correspondence documenting divisional activities during the tenures of S.R. Koehler, Curator, 1886-1900; Paul Brockett, Custodian, 1904-1920; Ruel P. Tolman, museum aide, 1912-1919, Assistant Curator, 1920-1931, Curator, 1932-1946; Ralph Clifton Smith, museum aide, 1921-1926; C. Allen Sherwin, museum aide, 1935-1937; Jacob Kainen, museum aide, 1942-1945, Curator, 1946-1966; Eugene J. Fite, museum aide, 1947-1950, Assistant Curator, 1951; Fuller O. Griffith, III, museum aide, 1955-1957, Assistant Curator, 1958-1960, Associate Curator, 1961-1964; Peter Morse, Associate Curator, 1965-1967; Eugene Ostroff, Associate Curator, 1960-1966, Curator, 1966-1994; Elizabeth M. Harris, Assistant Curator, 1965-1972, Associate Curator, 1972-1980, and Curator,1980-1994; and Helena Wright, Associate Curator and Curator, 1994-1995. Materials predating 1972 were created by the National Museum of History and Technology, Division of Graphic Arts and Photography. Records include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and slides.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Photography  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00429
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Correspondence 1883-1989 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Photographic History]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives