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Topic:
The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896. The History of Its First Half Century (Monograph : 1897)
Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Extent:
11 cu. ft. (22 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1893-1897
Descriptive Entry:
This collection consists of correspondence about the text and proofs of George Brown Goode, editor, The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896: The History of its First Half-Century, Washington, 1897. Goode died while the book was underway.

The primary value of this record unit is that it contains information about the Smithsonian which does not appear in the book.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 76
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 76, Series 1
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e177

Boxes 1-3

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e186

2 letterbooks, 1895-1897, relating to preparation of the book; original manuscript versions of contributions to book; galley proofs

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Boxes 1-3 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Boxes 1-3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e193

Boxes 4-6

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e205

Report on status of book by editor Marcus Benjamin, to F. W. True, as well as other memos on same subject; correspondence and rough drafts of material

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Boxes 4-6 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Boxes 4-6
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e212

Box 7

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e224

Meteorology, Museum, Photography, Researches, U. S. Geological Survey, Polaris Expedition--page proofs(?)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Box 7
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e231

Box 8

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e243

Seismology, material on Smithson and his bequest, Museums, 1849-1886, Bibliography, Chemistry, Zoological Park--page proofs (?)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Box 8
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e250

Box 9

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e263

Manuscript material on meteorology, magnetism; items apparently related to bibliography and index

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Box 9
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e270

Box 10

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e282

Miscellaneous, and material for index

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Box 10 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Box 10
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e289

Box 11

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e301

Various working papers for preparation of Half-Century Book (HCB); one small book correspondence on HCB, 1893-1896

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Box 11 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Box 11
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e308

Box 12

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e320

Expanding file of correspondence, HCB; ca. 1896-1897

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Box 12 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Box 12
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e327

Box 13

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0076-refidd1e339

Original manuscript of Edward T. Green, Landmarks of Botanical History, Vol. 1; thru p. 724

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project  Search this
Container:
Box 13 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 76, Smithsonian Half-Century Book Project, Records
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Records / Series 1: HALF-CENTURY BOOK RECORDS / Box 13
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