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Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Place:
United States -- History
New England
Date:
1952-1987
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Curator, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Engineering and Industry. Earlier records date back to when the division was known as the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), and when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History of Technology, respectively. The records document the collecting and production of civil engineering documentary films, some of which were shown to the general public at NMAH; cataloging of the Roebling Collection at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; a survey of New England textile mills; and the history of steam engines in America. Materials include correspondence, proposals, reports, budget summaries, photographs, and supporting documentation.
Topic:
Industries -- History  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Textile factories  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Civil engineering -- History  Search this
Museums -- Acquisitions  Search this
Steam engines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-146, National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-146
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-146

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
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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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-297

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
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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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-004

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