To celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month, the Smithsonian Institution Archives presents photographs of dentists and dental researchers.
Adela Gómez, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 1945-83, spent the majority of her years at the Smithsonian as a special administrative assistant to the director. In 1977, she was presented with the Smithsonian Institution Secretary’s Gold Medal for Exceptional Service. #Groundbreaker
A retrospective photo trip down the Archives’ conservation lab memory lane, featuring folks from past and present.
At the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, visitors view a papier mache replica of a Triceratops skeleton made by Frederic Lucas, assistant curator in the Section of Vertebrate Fossils at the United States National Museum, 1901.
Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.
You asked. We answered. On October 2, 2019, five Archive staff members were excited and ready to answer questions on Twitter and Instagram for #AskAnArchivist Day.
Dr. Meredith L. Bastian, Curator of Primates, Smithsonian’s National Zoo, 2014-present, oversees the exhibits and animals in the Zoo’s primate unit. She also supervises several behavioral research projects and manages behavioral, cognitive, and health monitoring research efforts. #Groundbreaker
Meet the newest members of the Archives team in our continuing series on introducing new staff.
Buildings and grounds at Cotton States Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, featuring "Mystic Maze" and ferris wheel, 1895.