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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 30

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary

Correspondence, 1882-1890

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1882-1890
Quantity: 9.50 cu. ft. (19 document boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 30
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit consists of incoming correspondence. It is arranged alphabetically, including a major subheading for government. Each volume is indexed individually, and bound indexes to registers, April 30, 1883 to December 31, 1886 are found in Record Unit 36. Access is mostly by proper name in each case.

Descriptive Entry

This record unit consists of incoming correspondence. It is arranged alphabetically, including a major subheading for government. Each volume is indexed individually, and bound indexes to registers, April 30, 1883 to December 31, 1886 are found in Record Unit 36. Access is mostly by proper name in each case.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 30, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Correspondence

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Container List

Box 1

A-Ba, index and pages 1-665

Box 1 of 19

Box 2

Be-Br, index and pages 1-625

Box 2 of 19

Box 3

Be-Br, pages 626-726

Box 3 of 19

C, index and pages 1-575

Box 3 of 19

Box 4

D-F, index and pages 1-631

Box 4 of 19

Box 5

G, index and pages 1-709

Box 5 of 19

Box 6

H, index and pages 1-520

Box 6 of 19

Box 7

I-L, index and pages 1-723

Box 7 of 19

Box 8

M, index and pages 1-548

Box 8 of 19

Box 9

N-Q, index and pages 1-593

Box 9 of 19

Box 10

R, index and pages 1-410

Box 10 of 19

Box 11

S, index and pages 1-486

Box 11 of 19

Box 12

T, index and pages 1-593

Box 12 of 19

Box 13

U-Z, index and pages 1-355

Box 13 of 19

Box 14

Government Agencies, Volume A-I, index and pages 1-529

Box 14 of 19

Box 15

Government Agencies, Volume H, index only

Box 15 of 19

Government Agencies, Volume N-S, index and pages 1-588

Box 15 of 19

Box 16

Treasury Department, index and pages 1-360

Box 16 of 19

Washington Societies and Congress, index and pages 1-241

Box 16 of 19

Box 17

Miscellaneous Correspondence, A-Z, 1887-1890 (some correspondence dates to 1875)

Box 17 of 19

Box 18

Inquiry of Mr. Boehmer, 1886

Box 18 of 19

Box 19

Condolences on the Death of Spencer F. Baird

Box 19 of 19