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Curatorial Records

Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1958-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Clayton Edward Ray, Curator in the National Museum of Natural History Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. Materials include correspondence and administrative records regarding the Douglas Ralph Emlong Collection, exhibition records, and administrative records regarding the Remington Kellogg Library.
Topic:
Vertebrate paleontology  Search this
Vertebrates, Fossil  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-169, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 99-169
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.61 cu. ft. (1 tall document box) (1 oversize folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1963-1985
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the activities of the Division of Information Technology and Society at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include architectural drawings and floor plans; clippings; brochures; correspondence and memoranda; black and white photographs; and other related materials.
Oversize:
This collection contains oversize material.
Topic:
Architectural design  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-096, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-096
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Field notes
Place:
United States
Mexico
Date:
1947-1986
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of field notes of Perry C. Holt (1910-1999), a professor of zoology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. These materials document his research of branchiobdellids in the United States and Mexico, and some may correspond to specimens in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Materials also include correspondence, shipping invoices, and field data sheets.
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Worms  Search this
Freshwater invertebrates  Search this
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Scientific surveys  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Field notes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-004, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-004
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1977, 1990-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the work of David H. Shayt, Museum Specialist, Division of Cultural History. The materials cover exhibition proposals and collections research. Some materials date to a period before Shayt worked at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, proposals, images, picture postcards, and clippings.
Topic:
Material culture  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-009, National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-009
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1999-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting animal behavioral studies at the National Zoological Park's Bird House. Studies include kori bustard and greater rhea behavioral watches and crowd level studies to determine the impact of crowds on the behavior of various species of birds. Materials include observation data sheets as well as a small amount of observation instructions, schedules, and data entry notes.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Birds  Search this
Research  Search this
Animal behavior  Search this
Kori bustard  Search this
Greater rhea  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-020, National Zoological Park. Department of Animal Programs, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-020
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Drawings
Illustrations
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Phonograph records
Date:
1839-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records primarily created by Carl W. Mitman during his tenure as Curator of the Division of Mechanical Technology, 1921-1932, and Head Curator of the Department of Arts and Industries, 1932-1948, United States National Museum. These files create a biographical sketch of a multitude of engineers, inventors, and industrialists. Materials include correspondence, images, clippings, drawings, illustrations, negatives, phonograph records, and other related materials.
Topic:
Inventors  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Industrialists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Drawings
Illustrations
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Phonograph records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-342, National Museum of American History Division of the History of Technology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-342
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-342

Curatorial Records

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1989-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence of Robert P. Reynolds, station leader of the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Biological Survey Unit of the United States Geological Survey (1998-2016). His research focus was on amphibians and reptiles; however, this accession focuses mainly on his administrative duties as station leader. Materials also include the curriculum vita of Reynolds and annual reports of the Biological Survey Unit.
Topic:
Biological stations  Search this
Amphibians  Search this
Reptiles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-337, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-337
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-337

Curatorial Records

Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1999-2007, 2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Kerry Brougher, Curator, Chief Curator, and Director of Arts and Programs, 2000-2014. Topics include exhibitions, facilities, departmental management, policies, and Smithsonian Institution-wide arts initiatives. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting materials, exhibition checklists, architectural drawings, notes, organizational charts, planning documents, and related materials. Some materials were created within the Curatorial Department, the Programs Department, or the Office of the Director of Arts and Programs.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 12/14/1984 memorandum, Massa to Davis; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-319, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-319
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
2005-2009
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Kerry Brougher, Curator and Chief Curator, 2000-2014. Materials include correspondence, meeting notes, lecture scripts, exhibition marketing materials, and related materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 12/14/84 memorandum, Massa to Davis; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-310, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-310
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Scientific illustrations
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1893-1969
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of field notes of various scientists associated with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and one of its predecessors, the Division of Mollusks. Scientists included are R. Tucker Abbott, Rolf A. M. Brandt, John Brooks Henderson, Austin E. Lamberts, Aron L. Mehring, and Peter F. Major. Some were affiliated as staff and others by the gift of their collections to the museum. Materials also include maps, scientific illustrations, and photographs.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Mollusks  Search this
Malacologists  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Scientific illustrations
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-315, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-315
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Field notes
Maps
Place:
United States
Date:
circa 1906-1945
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of field notes of Sol Felty Light (1886-1947), a zoologist at the University of California, Berkeley, 1926-1947. These field notes document freshwater copepods collected mostly in the United States, and some notes document specimens collected by others. These materials were maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and possibly relate to collections in the department. Materials also include correspondence and maps.
Topic:
Copepoda  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Scientific surveys  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Field notes
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-297, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-297
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-297

Curatorial Records

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Color photographs
Date:
1990-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Gary Galante, Assistant Curator, and cover such subjects as exhibitions, repatriation, collections management, acquisitions, and collection research. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, brochures, images, and clippings.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Indians of North America -- Museums  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Repatriation  Search this
Museums -- Collections management  Search this
Museums -- Acquisitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-301, National Museum of the American Indian. Curatorial Office, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-301
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-301

Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Date:
1967-1986
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of field notes of C. Allan Child (1929-2011), museum specialist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes cover his collecting of marine invertebrates from around the world. Materials include field data sheets, notes, and maps.
Topic:
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Scientific surveys  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-289, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-289
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-289

Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Place:
Panama
Date:
1971-1978
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of field notes of various National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology zoologists while collecting marine invertebrates in Panama. Materials include field data sheets, notes, and maps.
Topic:
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Scientific surveys  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-290, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-290
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Date:
1978-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of field notes of Brian Frederick Kensley (1944-2004), a zoologist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Kensley specialized in the systematics of decapod and isopod crustaceans. Materials include field data sheets, notes, and maps.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Scientific surveys  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Animals -- Classification  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Crustacea  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-214, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-214
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1987-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Jenny F. So, Associate Curator, 1990-1996; Curator, 1996-1998; and Senior Curator, 1998-2000. Topics include exhibition development, collection management, research, fund raising, outreach, publishing, and professional activities. A small amount of material was created by other staff, including Jan Stuart, Assistant Curator and Curator, 1988-2006. Materials include correspondence, essays, label texts, proposals, object images, postcards, brochures, object lists, clippings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 9/10/2001 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-117, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-117
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color photographs
Date:
1976, 1980-1983, 1991-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Joseph Chang, Curator, c. 1997-2010. Topics include exhibition development, object research, collection management, and fundraising. Materials include correspondence, proposals, scripts, label texts, floor plans, object information, object photographs, and related materials. Some files pre-date Chang's tenure and were likely acquired from other staff.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 9/10/2001 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-118, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-118
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1965-1987
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of curatorial records created by Reidar Norby, Curator of the National Philatelic Collection, 1966-1988. Materials include correspondence, status reports, exhibition files, and journal articles.
Topic:
Stamp collecting  Search this
Postage stamps -- Exhibitions  Search this
Postage stamps -- History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-349, National Museum of American History. National Philatelic Collection, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-349
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1983-1984, 1990-2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Ann Clyburn Gunter, Assistant Curator of Ancient Near Eastern Art, 1987-1994; Associate Curator, 1994-2004; and Curator, 2004-2008. Curatorial activities documented in this accession include research, exhibition development, publishing, and collection management. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, object lists, articles, bibliographies, floor plans, brochures, object images, labels, lecture scripts, presentations, clippings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some files pre-date Gunter's tenure but were collected as reference materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 9/27/2001 memorandum, Alers to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art, East Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-346, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ancient Near Eastern Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-346
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Topic:
Gender Issues Action Group
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Exhibition catalogs
Books
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white transparencies
Date:
1893, 1915, 1964-2006
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Claudia Brush Kidwell and Anne Wood Murray documenting curatorial and professional activities in the Section of American Costume which, prior to 1969, was in the Division of Political History at the Museum of History and Technology; the Division of Costume and Furnishings; the Division of Costume; and the Division of Social History. Also consists of some records that document the early history of costume collections. Other staff members represented in these records include museum specialist Shelly Foote and museum technician Priscilla Wood. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; reports; agreements; budget summaries; proposals; information about research grants, committees, and symposiums; news releases; exhibition catalogs, articles, and book reviews; lecture papers; collections management information; meeting agendas and minutes; mission statements; newsletters; photographs and slides; questionnaires and evaluations; information pertaining to the Gender Issues Action Group, which was chaired by Kidwell and addressed gender equality issues at the National Museum of American History; policies and guidelines; brochures; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Costume -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Committees  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Exhibition catalogs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Exhibition catalogs
Books
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-267, National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-267
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-267

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