The Bigger Picture
Think your archival research is on hold while our reading room is closed? Think again!
This is part two of three in a series of blog posts about a research project on treating fire-affected optical discs. This month, we’re focusing on cleaning tests.
On October 5, 2021, the Smithsonian announced that Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty will be the new director of the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives, effective Nov. 6.
See new collection highlights posted to the Smithsonian Institution Archives website.
We’re taking a closer look at George Tsaroff, who met naturalist William Healey Dall following an 1871-1872 survey of the Aleutian Islands and later began working with the Smithsonian's ethnological collections in Washington, D.C.
Each week, the Archives features a woman who has been a groundbreaker at the Smithsonian, past or present, in a series titled Wonderful Women Wednesday.
Let’s take a look at some of the collections at the National Air and Space Museum.
Have a little fun with images from our collections that have been designated as open access. Anyone can now download, transform, share, and reuse millions of images as part of Smithsonian Open Access.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture marks its fifth anniversary.