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Wilcomb E. Washburn Papers

Creator::
Washburn, Wilcomb E.  Search this
Extent:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Place:
United States -- History$yColonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Date:
1951-1993
Descriptive Entry:
These papers document much of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn (WEW), the greater part of it spent on the staff of the Smithsonian Institution as a curator at the National Museum of American History and as director of the Office of American Studies. The papers include correspondence, draft and finished scholarly and popular articles, and reveal some of Washburn's parallel interests, such as the Peabody Museum. Among Washburn's scholarly interests as recorded here are studies of colonial American history, Indian-white relations in the United States, and broad theme of cultural history and American civilization.
Restrictions:
Box 14 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Indians, treatment of -- North America  Search this
Civilization -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-044, Wilcomb E. Washburn Papers
Identifier:
Accession 94-044
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-044

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