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Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany  Search this
Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Serials (publications)
Diaries
Field notes
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
1953-1996
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting lichen research, including specimen identification, collection and professional activities of Mason E. Hale, Curator. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photographs, slides, negatives, field notes, charts, diaries, publications, lists, newsletters, collecting cards, news clippings, maps, reports, proposals, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Plants  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Lichen  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Serials (publications)
Diaries
Field notes
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-029, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 20-029
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa20-029

Curatorial Records

Topic:
Urban Mass Transit: The Life Story of a Technology (Monograph : 2007)
Creator::
National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Serials (publications)
Clippings
Date:
1946-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of curatorial records that document the research and work of Robert C. Post. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1973, Post was hired as a museum technician in the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT). From 1974-1977, Post was a Special Assistant to Director, Brooke Hindle, NMHT; from 1977-1979 he was the supervising historian for the Exhibits Task Force, NMHT; from 1979-1980 he was the senior editor for Smithsonian Books; from 1980-1982 he was a curator, Division of Transportation, National Museum of American History (NMAH); from 1983-1994 he was curator at large under Director, Roger G. Kennedy; from 1994-1995 he was the Associate Director, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, NMAH; and then from 1996 he was Curator Emeritus, NMAH.

These records primarily document Post's research for his publication, Urban Mass Transit: The Life Story of a Technology, first published in 2007 with a revised edition published in 2010. The book covered urban transportation, including subways and street-railroads across the United States. Some materials date to before Post was at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, articles, newsletters, magazines, clippings, and other related materials.
Topic:
Urban transportation  Search this
Subways  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Serials (publications)
Clippings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-095, National Museum of American History, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-095
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-095

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Serials (publications)
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1958-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of published research articles and an exhibition catalog (Castings of Faith: Old Russian Copper Icons and Crosses from the Kunz Collection) written by Richard E. Ahlborn during his tenure as curator with the Division of Community Life, with earlier articles dating back to when he was curator in the Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History and the Division of Cultural History, respectively. Also included are some articles Ahlborn wrote prior to coming to the Smithsonian Institution. The articles cover such subject matter as Latin American art, the missions of New Mexico, and Mexican Americans.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Mexican Americans  Search this
Art, Latin American  Search this
Missions -- New Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Serials (publications)
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-017, National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-017
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-017

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