American Agriculture Movement "Tractorcade" on National Mall, 1979, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image no. 79-1675

Collection Highlights: New Additions to the SIA Website

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

The Smithsonian Institution Archives continually strives to add more collection information to its website. This is a periodic post highlighting new acquisitions and individual collection items.

American Agriculture Movement "Tractorcade" on National Mall

New Finding Aids Online:

  • Accession 18-009 - Frank A. Taylor Papers, 1835-2003. Frank A. Taylor worked for the Smithsonian for over fifty years. He was the first Director of the Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), and  later became Director of the United States National Museum with responsibility for both the National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of History and Technology. In 1968, Taylor was appointed Director General of Museums. These papers document his personal life and family history. 
  • Accession 18-029 - National Zoological Park, Public Affairs and Communications Department, Subject Files, 1994, 2000-2013 (press coverage of the National Zoological Park and its animals, facilities, exhibits, staff, events, and research) 

D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860-1948)

Links to Finding Aids with Newly Digitized Material:

  • Accession 07-010 - National Air and Space Museum, NASM Historical Files, 1947-2003 (images of concept drawings and models documenting plans for contructing the National Air and Space Museum) 
  • Record Unit 351 – National Air and Space Museum, Photographs, 1922-1958, 1963-1966 (images of Signal Corps Balloons, c. 1898)  

Alfred Harrison Joy (1882-1973), Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4526].  

New Images Online:

Arthur Isaac Kendall (1877-1959), Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4732].

Anselm Maynard Keefe (1895-1974), Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4577].

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