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Smithsonian Archives Short Fact Sheet

  • Collections at the Smithsonian Institution Archives: 39,000 cubic feet 
  • Collections available online: 20,800 collection guides, digitized images, documents, and publications.
  • Number of collections including born digital material: 667
  • Reference inquiries answered in Fiscal Year 2013: 6,091 in person visits, emails, phone calls, and US post mail.
  • Current topics studied at the Archives:

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