National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History Search this
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
circa 1952-1989 with related materials from 1883
This accession consists of exhibition records of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Division of Armed Forces History, as well as material dating back to
the Division of Naval History before it merged with the Division of Military History to form the Division of Armed Forces History in 1985. The records primarily include the
staff correspondence and memoranda of Philip K. Lundeberg, Associate Curator, 1959-1961, Curator, 1962-1986, and Curator Emeritus, 1987- ; Harold D. Langley, Curator, 1969-
; and Lee Houchins, Research Associate, 1978-1984. In addition, this collection contains documentation pertaining to the exhibitions A Nation of Nations and A More
Perfect Union: Japanese-Americans and the United States Constitution; photographs of ship models, naval artifacts, exhibit installations, and special events; budget information;
staff publications; exhibition proposals, scripts, research notes, and blueprints for the Armed Forces Hall; loan agreements; information about the Star Spangled Banner and
other historic American flags; letters of inquiry from the public and professional organizations; and subject files (articles and newspaper clippings) pertaining to the history
of the United States Navy.
Irwin Shapiro was appointed Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in 1983. This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals,
publications, and related materials documenting Shapiro's professional activities with the International Astronomical Union, the National Academy of Sciences, the American
Association for the Advancement of Science, and other organizations.
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs Search this
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the Office of Public Affairs, especially those activities related to public outreach,
media relations, special events, and reporting. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, publications, serials, maps, brochures, annual report submissions, press releases,
studies, photographs, compact discs, and planning documents.
This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution
Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press. Materials include books and serial publications.
This accession includes a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution
Press and Smithsonian Books. Publications represented include "Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology"; "Smithsonian Contributions to Botany"; "Smithsonian Contributions to
the Marine Sciences"; "Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology"; "Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences"; "Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology"; "Smithsonian
Contributions to History and Technology"; "Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation"; "Smithsonian Contributions to Air and Space"; "Report of the Secretary"; "Science
Matters: Priorities and Strategies, 2005-2010"; "A Biographical Sketch of James Smithson" (1963); and "List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology" (1949).
Smithsonian contributions to air and space. Search this
Mr. Whistler’s Gallery: Pictures at an 1884 Exhibition (Monograph)
ARS Orientalis (Serial)
Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930 (Monograph)
A Collector’s Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt (Monograph)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Search this
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
This accession consists of publications published by the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and written by its staff. Publications include "Mr. Whistler's
Gallery: Pictures at an 1884 Exhibition," by Kenneth Myers; "ARS Orientalis;" "Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930," edited by Frederick Nathaniel
Bohrer; and "A Collector's Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt," by Ann Clyburn Gunter.