Operation Moonwatch in Philippines, 1958, Record Unit 371, Smithsonian Institution Archives (Image no. 96-1369)

Collection Highlights: New Additions to the SIA Website

See new collection highlights posted to the Smithsonian Institution Archives website.

Nile Hippopotamus and Baby at National Zoological Park

New Finding Aids Online

  • Record Unit 9566 - Oral history interviews with Olga C. Hirshhorn, 1986-1988
  • Accession 17-057 - Neal Griffith Smith Papers (documenting Smith’s research in the Arctic and for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute)
  • Accession 17-295 - Museum of History and Technology, Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries, Curatorial Records, 1878-1961 (documenting exhibitions, collections, and research by division staff)

Hilda Hempl Heller (1891-1964)

Links to Finding Aids with Newly Digitized Material

  • Accession 96-153 - Alice Pike Barney Papers, 1861-1965 (links to numerous images of Alice Pike Barney, friends, family and her artist’s salon)
  • Record Unit 7082 - Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936 (links to field notes and photographs documenting Shimek’s ornithological and geological studies)
  • Record Unit 7186 - United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885 (links to field notes and illustrations)
  • Record Unit 7177 - George P. Merrill Collection, circa 1800-1930 and undated (links to images of Merrill’s colleagues and well known geologists)
  • Record Unit 229 - United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965 (links to images, scrapbooks and field notes documenting the work of botanists Albert Spear Hitchcock and Mary Agnes Chase)

Opening of "Art and Archeology of Viet-Nam" Exhibition

New Images Online

"Juggler" Sculpture Outside Hirshhorn Museum

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