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Agency history, 1855-1933

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Chief Clerk  Search this
Subject:
Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Rathbun, Richard 1852-1918  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Winlock, William Crawford  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb 1864-1956  Search this
Dorsey, Harry W  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Assistant in charge of Office and Exchanges  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary in Charge of Office and Exchanges  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Administration  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1855
1855-1933
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00270
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226588

Langley Aerodrome in Flight

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Event
Date:
1903
Topic:
Aerodromics  Search this
Langley Aerodrome Tests  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Flight  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Standard number:
2002-10628
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10312

Secretary Samuel P. Langley

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
c. 1895
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
2002-12174
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10795

Harry Woodward Dorsey

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Dorsey, Harry W 1874-1960  Search this
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-  Search this
International Exchange Service (IES)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 7.5 h x 4.75 w; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print mounted on card
Type:
Photographic print
Portraits
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Administration  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2007-0156
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11758

SAO Shelter Atop Mount Whitney

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Hodgkins Fund and Medal  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2w x 5 1/4h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
California
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)
Date:
1909
Topic:
Mountains  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Observing stations  Search this
Mt. Whitney, California  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Atmosphere--Research  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Meteorology  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2008-3165
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11844

SAO Station Atop Mount Whitney

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Hodgkins Fund and Medal  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2w x 5 1/4 h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
California
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)
Date:
1909
Topic:
Mountains  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Observatory equipment  Search this
Observing stations  Search this
Mt. Whitney, California  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Meteorology  Search this
Atmosphere--Research  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2008-3163
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11845

Letter from W. A. Bentley to S. P. Langley, December 26, 1904

Author:
Bentley, W. A (Wilson Alwyn) 1865-1931  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2 Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 8h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Pictorial works
Document
Paper
Place:
United States
Date:
December 26, 1904
Topic:
Snow  Search this
Photography  Search this
Donors  Search this
Snowflakes  Search this
Crystallography  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Photomicrography  Search this
Photography--Scientific applications  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-0986 and SIA2011-0987
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12883
Online Media:

Architectural History of the National Museum of Natural History, 1904

Subject:
Rathbun, Richard 1852-1918  Search this
McKim, Charles Follen  Search this
Burnham, Daniel Hudson 1846-1912  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Park Improvement Commission of the District of Columbia, United States Congress (McMillan Commission)  Search this
Hornblower & Marshall  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Hall of Mammals  Search this
Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)  Search this
Date:
1904-1911
Topic:
Eclecticism in architecture  Search this
Museum architecture  Search this
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14435

Groundbreaking for the Natural History Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Hornblower, Joseph C (Joseph Coerten) 1848-1908  Search this
Marshall, James Rush 1851-1927  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Natural History Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 13w x 9.7h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Event
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
June 15, 1904
Topic:
Groundbreaking  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Women  Search this
Event  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2200 and 61657
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7394

Aerodrome in Work Area

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
South Shed  Search this
Aerodrome Shop  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Cyanotype
Type:
Cyanotype
Object
Date:
early 1900s
Topic:
Aerodromics  Search this
Storage  Search this
Aircraft  Search this
Sheds  Search this
Aerodrome  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Standard number:
2002-12149
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8312

Langley's Aerodrome Shop, South Shed

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Aerodrome Shop  Search this
South Shed  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Date:
1900
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Aerodrome  Search this
Aerodromics  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aircraft  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Standard number:
92-3572
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8388

Exterior of the South Shed, 1975

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
South Shed  Search this
Aerodrome Shop  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Bug House  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Date:
1975
Topic:
Taxidermy  Search this
Parking lots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Standard number:
75-6938
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8521

Langley Studying Flight of Birds

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1901
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Flight  Search this
Roofs  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Standard number:
21444 or MAH-21444
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9313

Langley with His Aerodrome

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 4.5w x 3.75h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group
Date:
1903
Topic:
Aerodromics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Langley Aerodrome Tests  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Flight  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Standard number:
82-3207
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9673

Samuel P. Langley at Aeronautical Congress in Paris, France

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Meudon (France)
Date:
Spetember 20, 1900
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aerodynamics  Search this
Standard number:
A450-B or A450B
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10249

SAO Mount Whitney Shelter Erected

Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Campbell, W. W  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Field stations  Search this
Hodgkins Fund and Medal  Search this
Place:
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)
Date:
1909
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Instruments  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Solar collectors  Search this
Construction (Buildings)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11842

SAO Station Atop Mount Whitney

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Field stations  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2w x 5 1/4 h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
California
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)
Date:
1909
Topic:
Mountains  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Observing stations  Search this
Mt. Whitney, California  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Research--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Observatory equipment  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2008-3164
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11843

Letter from W. A. Bentley to S. P. Langley, December 15, 1904

Author:
Bentley, W. A (Wilson Alwyn) 1865-1931  Search this
Subject:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 4 Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 8h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Pictorial works
Document
Paper
Place:
United States
Date:
December 15, 1904
Topic:
Snow  Search this
Photography  Search this
Donors  Search this
Snowflakes  Search this
Letters  Search this
Crystallography  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Photomicrography  Search this
Photography--Scientific applications  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-0988 and SIA2011-0989 and SIA2011-0990 and SIA2011-0991
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12884
Online Media:

North Carolina Eclipse Expedition of 1900

Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Date:
May 28, 1900
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Expeditions  Search this
Solar Research  Search this
Solar eclipses  Search this
North Carolina  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12981

Creating a Model for the National Mall: The Design of the National Museum of Natural History

Author:
Field, Cynthia R  Search this
Tilman, Jeffrey T  Search this
Subject:
McKim, Charles Follen  Search this
Burnham, Daniel Hudson 1846-1912  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Rathbun, Richard 1852-1918  Search this
Hornblower & Marshall  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Park Improvement Commission of the District of Columbia  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 22; Page numbers: 52-73
Place:
National Mall
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
March 2004
Topic:
Architecture, Roman  Search this
Museum architecture  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architectural firms  Search this
Architects  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Development of  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13668
Online Media:

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