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Record Unit 31

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary

Correspondence, 1866-1906, with related records to 1927

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1866-1906, with related records to 1927
Quantity: 65.91 cu. ft. (98 document boxes) (6 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box) (88 3x5 boxes) (1 tube box) (oversize material)
Collection: Record Unit 31
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the administration of the Smithsonian during most of the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, its third Secretary.

Historical Note

Even before Joseph Henry's death, the Smithsonian had taken on a double identity. On the one hand it exercised the usual powers associated with a private body. At the same time it acted as a sort of agent to accomplish various objectives for the federal government. This duality of function was elaborately preserved under the administration of Samuel P. Langley, the Smithsonian's third Secretary. During his tenure (1887-1906) the Bureau of American Ethnology, the National Gallery of Art (now the National Museum of American Art), and the National Zoological Park were all added to the Smithsonian's federal side. Langley created the Astrophysical Observatory, using endowment income and private gifts. It, too, began to receive federal funds before he died in 1906. These records illustrate the peculiar but powerful role which the Smithsonian's Secretary played in forming national scientific policy at the turn of the nineteenth century.

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Descriptive Entry

These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to be based on a distinction between incoming and outgoing records, for, beginning in 1907, unified filing systems were employed. Users should therefore be careful to consult the Archives' collections in order to have access to parallel outgoing records series. Users should also consult the collections to identify important separate record units for the United States National Museum. The records document both the Institution's history and the personal research interests of Secretary Langley.

In addition to Langley's research, records of particular interest document the creation of the Astrophysical Observatory and the National Zoological Park, as well as the consolidation of the Bureau of American Ethnology within the Smithsonian after the death of John Wesley Powell.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 31, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Correspondence

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Container List

Series 1

General Incoming Correspondence, 1888-1927. Arranged Alphabetically.

This material is the major correspondence series for this record unit. It is likely that parts of it were lost over the years since its creation. Because this series contains much material dealing with Secretary Langley's research, a special effort has been made to identify firms and persons with whom he dealt; and this feature should be of special interest to anyone trying to reconstruct his work. As a sidelight of this attempt, one can observe the difficulties Langley met with in finding suppliers for his mechanical and scientific requirements, and the emergence of a class of firms in America capable of producing equipment suitable for experimental scientific uses. See also series 5.

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Folder 1 Aachen Meteorological Observatory - Aaron, Eugene Murray

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Folders 2-7 Abbe, Cleveland, 1891-1898, 1900-1905. Cleveland Abbe was for many years editor of the meteorological publications of the United States Weather Bureau. He had close ties with the Smithsonian and was frequently consulted by its officers.

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Folder 8 Abbe, Cleveland, Jr. - Abbot, A. B.

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Folders 9-22 Abbot, Charles G., 1895-1901. Abbot was recruited from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1895 and remained at the Smithsonian for the whole of his professional life. He began as an aide in the Astrophysical Observatory. As Langley's interests shifted more towards aeronautics, Abbot carried on more and more of the Observatory's work. He became Secretary in 1927.

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Folders 1-13 Abbot, Charles G., 1902-1906

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Folder 14 Abbot, Francis R. - Adams Express Company

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Folder 15 Adams, Robert, Jr., 1898-1903. A Regent and congressman from Pennsylvania.

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Folders 16-24 Adams, Washington Irving, 1896-June 1906. Adams joined the Smithsonian in 1896 as Chief Clerk in the Bureau of International Exchanges. He subsequently became Disbursing Agent for the Institution.

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Folder 1 Adams, Washington Irving, July-December 1906

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Folder 2 Adamson, L. C. - Addressograph Co.

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Folder 3 Adee, Alvey A., 1893-1906

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Folders 4-17 Adler, Cyrus A., 1890-1906. Cyrus Adler was Librarian and Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian. He was one of the few men close to Secretary Langley, who consulted him on a variety of subjects.

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Folder 18 Aero Club of America, 1905-1906. Concerning various aeronautical subjects, including correspondence with Charles M. Manly, Langley's sometime aide.

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Folder 19 Aflalo, F. G. - Albany Club

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Folder 20 Albany Institute, 1899-1906

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Folder 21 Alberti, N. - Aldis, W. S.

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Folder 22 Aldrich, John Merton, 1904-1905

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Folder 1 Aldrich, P. D. - Amens, John

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Folder 2 American Academy of Arts and Sciences - American antiquities

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Folder 3 American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1888-1903

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Folder 4 American Astronomical and Astrophysical Society - American Circular Loom Co.

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Folder 5 American Engineer, 1893-1896

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Folder 6 American Express Co. - American Gas Furnace Co.

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Folders 7-9 American Historical Association, 1892-1906. Concerning the publication and distribution of the Report of the American Historical Association and other matters of business.

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Folder 10 American Ice Co. - American Institute of Mining Engineers

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Folder 11 American Inventor, 1901-1902

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Folder 12 American Journal of Pharmacy - American Manufacturer and Iron World

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Folder 13 American Metrological Society, 1891-1899

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Folder 14 American Morphological Society - American Philological Association

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Folder 15 American Philosophical Society, 1892-1906

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Folder 16 American Publishers Association - American Tool Works Co.

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Folder 17 American Watch Tool Co., 1891-1894. Concerns orders for scientific equipment; includes ferrotypes.

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Folder 18 Amerman, Anna - Andrews, W. W. Includes photographs.

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Folder 19 Angell, James Burrill, 1891-1906. A citizen Regent.

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Folder 20 Anguiano, Angel - Anthony and Scovill

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Box 5

Folder 1 Anthropological Society of Washington, 1893-1894

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Folder 2 Antisell, F. L. - Arriaga, Miguel

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Folders 3-4 Art room, Smithsonian Building, 1894-1900

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Folder 5 Aschaffhauser, L. - Assheton, William

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Folder 6 Associated News Bureau - Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of America

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Folder 7 Astrophysical Journal, 1894-1905

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Folder 8 Atkins, Albert J. - Austin, Ben W.

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Folder 9 Austin, W. W. - Australian Museum

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Folder 10 Austria-Hungary, Legation of, 1895-1903

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Folder 11 Automobile Review - Avery Chemical Co.

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Folders 12-19 Avery, Robert Stanton, estate of, 1896-1906. Avery bequeathed certain property to the Smithsonian, which led to a lengthy dispute before final settlement.

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Folder 20 Aveyron Society of Letters, Sciences, and Arts - Azcarati, T. de

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Folder 1 Baas, Gustave - Bailey, Dr. Jonathan R.

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Folder 2 Bailey, S. I. - Baker, D. W.

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Folders 3-18 Baker, Frank, May 1890-December 1894. Baker became Manager of the National Zoological Park (NZP) in 1890 and its Director in 1893. This material concerns administration of the park and includes maps of the grounds. See also series 5.

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Folders 1-20 Baker, Frank, January 1895-February 1899. Includes maps and building plans. See also series 5.

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Box 8

Folders 1-17 Baker, Frank, March 1899-December 1900. Includes maps. See also series 5.

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Box 9

Folder 1 Baker, Frank, January 1901

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Folder 2 Baker, Frank, February 1901. Includes maps. See also series 5.

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Folder 3 Baker, Frank, March 1901

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Folder 4 Baker, Frank, April 1901

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Folder 5 Baker, Frank, May 1901

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Folder 6 Baker, Frank, June-September 1901

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Folder 7 Baker, Frank, October 1901. Includes maps. See also series 5.

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Folder 8 Baker, Frank, November 1901

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Folder 9 Baker, Frank, December 1901. Includes maps. See also series 5.

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Folder 10 Baker, Frank, January 1902

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Folder 11 Baker, Frank, February-March 1902

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Folder 12 Baker, Frank, April 1902

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Folder 13 Baker, Frank, May 1902. Includes maps. See also series 5.

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Folder 14 Baker, Frank, June 1902. Includes maps. See also series 5.

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Box 10

Folders 1-17 Baker, Frank, July 1902-December 1904. Includes maps. See also series 5.

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Box 11

Folders 1-11 Baker, Frank, January 1905-December 1906

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Folder 12 Baker, J. W. - Baly, Edward C. C.

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Folders 13-14 Balzer, Stephen M., November 1898-April 1900. Correspondence on constructing an engine for the Langley aerodrome.

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Folder 15 Banbury, Charles - Barbarin, F. S.

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Folder 16 Barber, A. W., 1890-1894. Concerning the "Wakulla Volcano" in northwest Florida. See also series 5.

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Folder 17 Barber, J. Walter - Baright, Herbert E.

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Folder 18 Barker, George F., 1892-1904. Correspondence on radium and general scientific topics.

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Folder 19 Barnard, A. E. - Barnwell, Woodward

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Folder 20 Barr, John H. - Bartsch, Paul

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Folders 1-5 Barus, Carl, 1892-1905. Correspondence chiefly concerned with the Smithsonian Physical Tables.

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Folder 6 Barwick, James A. - Bates, J. M.

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Folder 7 Bates, Lawson, 1893-1899. Concerning a houseboat used in Langley's experiments. Plans for its construction can be found in series 5.

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Folder 8 Bates, L. T. - Baur, G.

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Folder 9 Bausch and Lomb Optical Co., 1893-1904. Concerning equipment for the Astrophysical Observatory.

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Folder 10 Bavarian State Statistical Bureau - Becktold, W. B.

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Folder 11 Beckwith, Paul - Belknap, C. E. See also series 5.

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Folders 12-13 Bell, Alexander Graham, 1888-1906. Concerning his role as a Regent.

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Folder 14 Bell and Co. - Benedict, A. L.

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Folder 15 Benedict and Burnham Manufacturing Co., 1893-1906

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Folder 16 Benedict, Francis G. - Bentley, H. W.

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Folders 17-18 Bentley, Wilson A., 1902. Article on structure of snow crystals, including photographs.

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Box 13

Folder 3 Bequerel, Henri - Berryman, B. F.

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Folder 4 Berst, William - Berthelot, M.

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Folder 5 Berthenson, Dr. George, 1892-1903. Correspondence on flight.

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Folder 6 Bertherand - Beyl, Geoffry

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Folder 7 Bickers, Daniel G. - Bickmore, Albert S.

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Folders 8-9 Biddle, James G., 1895-1906. Concerning sale of scientific instruments.

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Folder 10 Bielby, R. - Bigelow, Edward F.

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Folder 11 Bigelow, Frank H., 1890-1900. Concerning the Philosophical Society of Washington.

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Folder 12 Bigelow, John - Biggar, John S.

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Folder 13 Bilgram, Hugo, 1891-1902. Concerning machine work performed for Langley's aeronautical experiments.

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Folder 14 Billia, L. A. - Billings, John Shaw

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Folder 15 Binner-Wells Co., 1903-1904

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Folder 16 Birch, Thomas - Bixby, W. H.

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Folder 17 Black, Alice - Blatchley, W. S.

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Folder 18 Blenner, E. - Blyth, A. Wynter. See also series 5.

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Folder 19 Boardman, Samuel L., 1902-1904. Concerning the ornithological work of George A. Boardman (see also record unit 7071).

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Box 14

Folder 1 Boas, Franz - Bodfish, Sumner

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Folder 2 Boehmer, George H., 1892-1895

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Folder 3 Boettger, Fred - Bolles, F. G.

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Folders 4-14 Bolton, Henry Carrington, 1891-1903. Correspondence dealing with international chemical bibliography.

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Folder 15 Boltz, O. H. - Bond, W. C.

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Folder 16 Bond and Son, William, 1898-1902

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Folder 17 Bonelli, D. - Boss, Lewis

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Folder 18 Bosscha, J. - Boston Waterworks

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Box 15

Folder 1 Bostroem, Eric - Bowen, Burt M.

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Folder 2 Bowen, Clarence W., 1904-1905

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Folder 3 Bower, James L. - Boyd, W. S.

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Folder 4 Boyd's Directory, 1893-1906

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Folder 5 Boyden, C. F. - Brannon, Levi

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Folders 6-18 Brashear, John Alfred, 1891-May 1900. This correspondence documents the long course of dealing between Secretary Langley and Brashear, who supplied many pieces of scientific apparatus to Langley for his research in physics and aeronautics. Included are drawings and blueprints. See also series 5.

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Folders 1-8 Brashear, John Alfred, June 1900-1906. See also series 5.

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Folder 9 Brasseur, Charles A. - Brazil, Legation of

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Folder 10 Breary, F. M. - Brewster, William

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Folder 11 Brick - Britton and Gray

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Folder 12 Broadhead, G. C. - Brouchere, Leon de

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Folder 13 Brown, Addison S. - Brown, Henry H.

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Folder 14 Brown and Sharpe Mfg. Co., 1892-1905

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Folder 15 Brown, J. - Brown, L. J.

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Folder 16 Brown, Stephen C., 1895-1904. Concerning his duties as Registrar of the National Museum.

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Folder 17 Brown, Thomas C. - Bruhns, Marie

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Folder 18 Brune, Gerhard - Bryce, J. H.

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Folder 19 Buchanan, A. F. - Buckeye Iron and Brass Works

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Box 17

Folder 1 Budapest - Buff and Berger

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Folder 2 Buffalo Forge Co., 1902-1905. Concerning equipment ordered for Langley experiments; includes blueprints. See also series 5.

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Folder 3 Bugbee, S. W. - Bulard, C.

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Folder 4 Bullinger's Postal and Shipper's Guide - Bullock's Illustrated Lectures

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Folder 5 Bumbaugh, G. L. - Burlingame, E. L.

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Folder 6 Burnett, Vivian - Burrows, J. C.

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Folder 7 Burt, Edward A. - Butler, M. C.

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Folder 8 Butterworth, Benjamin - Bysfield, Frank B.

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Folder 9 C. & C. Electric Motor Co. - Cain, John

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Folder 10 Calderhead, W. A. - Calverley, William

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Folder 11 Cambridge Scientific Instrument Co. - Cambridge University

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Folder 12 Cameron, J. Franklin - Campbell and Zell Co.

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Folder 13 Canfield, W. P. - Carmo, A. Gomes

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Folders 14-18 Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1892-1906. The Secretary of the Smithsonian was a trustee ex officio of the Carnegie Institution, founded in 1902 by Andrew Carnegie. There is also some earlier correspondence discussing proposed philanthropic projects.

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Folder 19 Carpenter Enamel Rheostat Co., 1893-1895. Discussing equipment for Langley's experiments.

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Folder 20 Carpenter, Frank G. - Carson, C. H., Jr.

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Folder 21 Carter, Albert - Carton, Emile

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Box 18

Folder 1 Cary, Austin - Case, Howard and Co. See also series 5.

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Folder 2 Casella, Louis P., 1892-1899. Concerning supply of scientific instruments.

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Folder 3 Casper, G. W. - Castell, F. de P.

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Folder 4 Cattell, James McKeen, 1895-1906

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Folder 5 Caulk, William B. - Century Book Co.

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Folder 6 Cerroti, Ottavio - Chant, C. A. See also series 5.

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Folders 7-9 Chanute, Octave O., 1891-1905. Discussing topics related to manned flight.

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Folder 10 Chapin, C. N. - Chapin, L. N.

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Folders 11-12 Chaplain, J. C., 1894-1896. Discussing design of the Hodgkins Medal; includes drawings.

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Folder 13 Chapman, C. M. - Chauvigne, Auguste

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Folder 14 Chemical Publishing Co. - Chevigny, Gilbert A.

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Folder 15 Chicago Academy of Sciences - Chicago, University of

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Folder 16 Child, R. C., 1895-1896. Discussing experimental work of the Astrophysical Observatory.

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Folder 17 Childe, Herbert - Childs, W. S.

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Folder 18 Chilton, W. B. - Chivers, Cedric. See also series 5.

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Box 19

Folder 1 Christenson, Oscar - Cilley, E. H.

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Folder 2 Claflin Optical Co. - Clark, Alvan & Sons

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Folders 3-6 Clark, Alonzo Howard, 1892-1897, 1901-1906. Concerning his duties at the Smithsonian, particularly his editorial work.

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Folder 7 Clark, Mrs. Fitzgibbon - Clark, William G.

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Folders 8-9 Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1891-1906. Concerning Clarke's work as a consultant to the Smithsonian on chemical topics; references to the work of Edward W. Morley on redetermination of atomic weights.

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Folder 10 Clarke, J. W. - Clems, Arthur W.

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Folder 11 Cleveland, H. - Cloud, Francis H.

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Folder 12 Coan, Titus M. - Cochrane, Charles H.

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Folder 13 Cockburn, S. A. - Collier's Weekly

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Folder 14 Collins, A. Frederick - Cologne (Germany), mayor of

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Folders 15-16 Color standards, 1898-1903. Refers to efforts to produce a standard for describing colors in nature, first begun as part of Robert Ridgway's work on birds and then expanded to a more general, and more ambitious, study, based on use of spectroscopic standards. Ridgway, no physicist, gave up his plan upon realizing the form it must take to have Langley's support.

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Folder 17 Colorado Commissioner of Game, Fish, and Forestry - Columbia Phonograph Co.

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Box 20

Folder 1 Comegys, C. G. - Condie, C. C.

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Folder 2 Cone, John - Conner, D. E.

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Folder 3 Constantinople, Legation of the United States in, 1894-1898

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Folder 4 Contanseau Foreign Express - Cooke, Robert Grier

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Folder 5 Cooley, J. F. - Cooper, J. T.

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Folder 6 Cope, Edward Drinker, 1891-1897. Concerning a manuscript on North American reptiles.

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Folders 7-10 Cope, Edward Drinker, bibliography, 1897-1906. Concerns efforts to compile and publish a bibliography of Cope's work.

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Folder 11 Copeland and Co., M. G. - Copley, Josiah

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Folder 12 Coppee, Henry, 1891-1896. Concerning Coppee's service as a Regent and chairman of the Executive Committee.

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Folder 13 Corazza, Aldo - Corbin Banking Co.

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Folder 14 Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1894-1905

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Folder 15 Cordingly and Co. - Cornell Co-operative Society

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Folder 16 Corning, John Herbert, 1892-1906

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Folder 17 Cornu, Mme Alfred - Cory, Daniel W.

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Folder 18 Correspondence, rules for Smithsonian, 1892

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Folder 19 Corrington, Washington, 1896

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Folder 20 Cosgrove, Thomas - Covell, Henry H.

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Folder 21 Coville, Frederick Vernon, 1897

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Folder 22 Coward - Cox, Sidney R.

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Folder 23 Cox, William V., 1891-1893. Concerning Cox's duties as Chief Clerk.

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Folders 1-5 Cox, William V., 1894-1905. Concerning his duties as Chief Clerk.

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Folder 6 Coyle, Henry S. - Crawley, George E.

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Folder 7 Cree, John K. - Creuzbaur, Robert. See also series 5.

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Folder 8 Critchett, J. C. - Crocker-Wheeler Co.

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Folder 9 Croghan, John - Crosscup and West Engraving Co.

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Folder 10 Cullom, Shelby S., 1891-1906. Concerning his service as a senatorial Regent.

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Folder 11 Crova, A. - Culbertson, Thad A.

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Folder 12 Culveyhouse, William - Curtis, George Carroll

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Folder 13 Curtis, George E., 1890-1895. Chiefly dealing with laboratory experiments carried out at the direction of Secretary Langley.

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Folder 14 Curtis, G. M. - Dalbert, Louis

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Folder 15 Dall, William Healey, 1890-1902. Concerning his duties in the National Museum.

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Folder 16 Dallett, Thomas H. and Co. - Daniel, S. S.

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Folder 17 Daniels, Francis B. - Dastre, A.

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Folder 18 Dauber, August, 1895-1896. See also series 5.

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Box 22

Folders 1-2 Daughters of the American Revolution, 1898-1907. The D.A.R. was required by law to make an annual report on its activities, to be transmitted to Congress by the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. This material concerns those reports.

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Folder 3 Davanne, H. - Davis, H. H. See also series 5.

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Folder 4 Davis, Herman S. - Day, W. F.

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Folder 5 Dean, A. - Delaunoy, H.

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Folders 6-8 De La Vergne Refrigeration Co., 1897-1905. Concerning refrigeration equipment installed to cool Astrophysical Observatory equipment; includes blueprints. See also series 5.

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Folder 9 Delaware Chemical Co. - Denmark, Embassy of

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Folder 10 Dennett, W. S. - Densmore, L. W.

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Folders 11-18 De Peyster, General John Watts, 1901-1906. Concerning De Peyster's gifts, first, of works from his library and subsequently of other objects.

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Box 23

Folder 1 Deprez, Marcel - Detroit Photographic Co.

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Folder 2 De Vere, M. Schele, 1896-1897

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Folder 3 De Vinne and Co., Theodore, 1896-1898. Concerning publication of the Smithsonian's Half-Century Book and other titles; includes drawings. See also series 5.

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Folder 4 De Vore, George W. - De Young, R. R.

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Folder 5 Dibos, M. - Dietrichson, Paul A.

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Folder 6 Diffendale, Joseph E. - Disston and Sons, Henry

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Folder 7 District of Columbia Paper Manufacturing Co. - Dodd, Mead and Co.

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Folder 8 Dodge, Charles Wright - Donaldson, Owen M. See also series 5.

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Folder 9 Donaldson, William W., 1895-1896. Concerning electric storage batteries.

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Folder 10 Donnell, James M. - Dorsey, George A.

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Folder 11 Dorsey, Harry W., 1892-1906

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Folder 12 Dorsey, Nicholas E. - Dorster, John N.

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Folder 13 Douay, Leon, 1891-1894

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Folder 14 Doubleday, Page & Co. - Doyle, James J.

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Folder 15 Drake, A. W. - Dreka, Louis

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Folder 16 Drenford, George - Du Bose, G. M.

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Folder 17 Duche, E. - Dungan, R. M.

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Folder 18 Dunn, B. W. - Dunn, J. E.

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Folder 19 Du Perow, M. - Dyrsen and Pfeiffer

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Folder 20 Eames, Alvin H. - Eck, Frederick O.

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Box 24

Folders 1-5 Eclipse, solar, 1900. Correspondence, I-T, miscellany, government departments. The Astrophysical Observatory (APO) staff, led by Langley himself, traveled to Wadesboro, North Carolina, to observe the solar eclipse of 1900. This material consists mostly of correspondence from volunteer observers, and from some professional astronomers, directed to the APO. Includes photographs (see box 70A). Some files are missing.

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Folder 6 Eddy, John R., 1901-1902

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Folders 7-8 Eddy, William A., 1891-1901. Concerning meteorology.

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Folder 9 Edes, Henry H. - Edison Manufacturing Co.

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Folder 10 Edmonds, J. R. - Eimbeck, William

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Folder 11 Eimer and Amend, 1894-1906. Concerning APO apparatus.

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Folder 12 Eisman, D. C. - Electric Power

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Folders 13-14 Electric Storage Battery Co., 1893-1906

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Folder 15 The Electrical Age - Elliott, D. G.

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Folder 16 Elliott, Henry Wood, 1891-1903. Concerning Elliott's efforts at fur seal preservation.

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Folder 17 Elliott, John - Elliott and Hatch

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Folder 18 Ellis, L. B. - Ely, G. S. See also series 5.

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Folder 19 Emanuel, Philip A. - Enthoffer, Joseph

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Box 25

Folder 1 Epps, Orlo - Erie Foundry Co.

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Folder 2 Evans, Walter H. - Ewing, I. A.

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Folder 3 Explorations, cost of - Ezzell, M. K.

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Folder 4 Faber, M. von - Falkenhagen, J. F.

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Folder 5 Faneuil Watch Tool Co., 1893-1901. Concerning precision machine work done for Langley experiments.

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Folder 6 Faris, H. P. - Farrow Arms Co.

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Folder 7 Fassig, Oliver L. - Fay, William E.

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Folder 8 Featherson, G. J. - Felton, C. N.

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Folder 9 Felts, Walter W., 1894-1895

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Folder 10 Fenton, Joseph T. - Ferguson, W. B.

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Folder 11 Fergusson, Sterling Price, 1900. Concerning Langley's aerodrome experiments. See also series 5.

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Folder 12 Fermi, Claudio - Fernow, Berhnard E.

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Folder 13 Ferraro, D. J., 1902-1906

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Folder 14 Ferris, F. O. - Fezzi, Ernesto

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Folders 15-16 Fewkes, J. Walter, 1895-1898, 1905. Concerning anthropological research and Bureau of American Ethnology affairs. See also series 5.

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Folder 1 Fidelity and Casualty Co.- Fieldwick, Robert W.

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Folder 2 Fiesse, Charles - Finzi, Giorgio

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Folder 3 Fire, Committee to Prevent, 1906

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Folder 4 Fireman, Peter - Fitzgerald, Melvin T.

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Folder 5 Flanagan, John - Fluckiger, F. A.

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Folder 6 Flugel, Felix, 1891-1905. Flugel, a philologist, was for many years the Smithsonian`s agent for its publications in Germany.

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Folder 7 Fock, A. - Forbes, Louise

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Folder 8 Ford, Mrs. A. M. - Ford, W. Hutson

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Folder 9 Foreign Express Co. - Forrest, Frank R.

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Folder 10 Forsberg and Murray - Forward, Ross

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Folder 11 Foster, Charles - Fowke, Gerard

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Folder 12 Fowle, F. E., 1895-1906. Concerning Fowle's work as one of Langley's laboratory aides.

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Folder 13 Fowler, A. A. - Fowler, George L. George L. Fowler was an engineer engaged by Langley to help produce a small, light engine for his aerodrome.

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Folder 14 Fox, Edward - Franklin and Co.

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Folder 15 Franklin Institute, 1891-1903

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Folder 16 Franklin Fire Insurance Co. - Fraser, J. E.

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Folder 17 Frasse, Peter A. and Co., 1890-1893. Frasse supplied Langley with technical and scientific equipment for his experiments.

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Folder 18 Frazer, Persifor - Freund, Theodore J.

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Folders 1-3 Friedenwald Company, 1893-1905. Printers, this firm published titles produced by the Smithsonian.

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Folder 4 Friedlander and Sohn, S., 1895-1900

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Folder 5 Friel, L. - Fritz, Louis

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Folder 6 Frodsham and Co. - Fuller, A. W.

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Folder 7 Fuller, Melville Weston, 1891-1906. Fuller was Chief Justice of the United States and thus the Smithsonian's Chancellor. Correspondence deals with various matters of Smithsonian concern.

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Folder 8 Fuller, Rufus - Fulton, Robert

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Folder 9 Funk and Wagnalls Co., 1892-1906

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Folder 10 Fusch, Henry J. - Gabbey, R. L.

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Folders 11-14 Gaertner and Co., William, 1898-1905. This firm produced instruments for Langley's experiments, particularly those related to flight. The correspondence discusses meeting Langley's requirements for the equipment.

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Folder 15 Gage, Simon H. - Gantz, J. S.

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Folder 16 Garcia-Diego, Salvador - Garvin Machine Co.

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Folder 17 Gas Engine and Power Co., 1893-1903

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Folder 18 Gas Industries Co. - Gaspar, J.

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Folders 19-22 Gatchel and Manning, 1902-March 1905. This Philadelphia firm produced illustrations for many SI publications.

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Folders 1-3 Gatchel and Manning, April 1905-1906

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Folder 4 Gates, Elmer, 1894-1904. Concerning his claimed affiliation with the Smithsonian.

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Folder 5 Gathmann, Emil - Gedney and Roberts

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Folder 6 General Electric Co., 1892-1904. Regarding equipment sold to the Smithsonian for various purposes.

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Folder 7 General Order - Genth, F. A., Jr.

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Folder 8 Gaining, E. - Germany, Embassy of

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Folder 9 Gholson, J. G. - Gibbs, Wolcott

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Folder 10 Gibon, Theodore - Gibson Brothers

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Folder 11 Gibson, E. H. - Gildersleeve, L. J.

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Folder 12 Gill, Augustus H. - Ginn and Co.

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Folder 13 Gippenrich, A. - Glazebrook, R. T.

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Folder 14 Gleason, P. T. - Godwin, W. M.

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Folder 15 Goeller, C. L., 1891-1893

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Folder 16 Goettel, Augustus, 1890-1916. Concerning an anonymous gift to the United States.

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Folder 17 Goetz, Elmer H. - Gooch, J. B.

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Folders 1-13 Goode, George Brown, 1888-1896. Goode was a member of the Smithsonian Staff from 1872 to his death in 1896, rising to become Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum (from 1887). These records document a small, routine aspect of his career.

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Folder 14 Goode, George Brown. Correspondence on his History of American Science, 1906

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Folder 15 Goode, J. Paul - Goodwin, [N.?] M.

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Folder 16 Goodyear, William H., 1895-1905

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Folder 1 Goodykoontz, J. - Gordon, Reginald

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Folder 2 Gore, James H., 1891-1903. Concerning meteorological topics.

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Folder 3 Gorham, W. C. - Grahlke, A. C.

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Folder 4 Grand Army of the Republic, 1891-1906

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Folder 5 Grand Rapids & Indiana Railway Co. - Gray, E. N.

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Folder 6 Gray, George, 1894-1906. A Smithsonian Regent and a judge of the Third Circuit U. S. Court of Appeals.

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Folder 7 Gray, George W. - Gray, R. E.

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Folders 8-10 Gray, Thomas, 1893-1906. Gray compiled several editions of the Smithsonian's Physical Tables.

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Folder 11 Great Divide, 1892-1894

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Folder 12 Greatorex, Dan - Greely, A. W.

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Folder 13 Green, Bernard Richardson, 1899-1900. Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds for the Library of Congress, Green carried out several engineering projects for the Smithsonian during this period.

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Folder 14 Green, B. W. - Green, Elmer

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Folder 15 Green, Henry J., 1891-1905. A scientific instrument maker who supplied numerous items for Langley's experiments.

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Folder 16 Green, J. E. - Greer, John H.

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Folder 17 Gregory, James - Grimshaw, Robert

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Folders 18-19 Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey, 1901, 1903-1906. Grosvenor edited National Geographic and long had close ties with the Smithsonian.

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Folder 20 Grosvenor, Sarah A. - Grover, E. W.

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Folders 21-22 Grunow, William, 1891-1902. Concerning orders for scientific instruments.

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Folder 23 Guatemala, Legation of - Gump, A. W.

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Folder 24 Gunderson, Carl - Gurley, Randolph Revere

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Folder 1 Gurley, W. and L. E., 1893-1900. Scientific instrument makers.

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Folder 2 Gurnell, L. G. - Gurren, E. J.

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Folder 3 Gutekunst, F. and Co., 1891-1902

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Folder 4 Gutermann, E. - Gutzmer, A.

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Folder 5 Haas Brothers - Hack, N. Frank

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Folder 6 Hackett, Frank W., Andrews Estate, 1899-1900. Frank W. Hackett was the Smithsonian's attorney in a number of cases which arose during this period. While the Regents who had legal backgrounds gave their advice on issues rather freely, it was Hackett who carried out the detailed work to be done.

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Folders 7-12 Hackett, Frank W., Avery Estate, 1894-1900

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Folder 13 Hackett, Frank W., Glover Coin Collection, 1897

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Folders 14-16 Kackett, Frank W., Hodgkins Estate, 1895-1900

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Folder 17 Hackett, Frank W., Miscellaneous legal topics, 1897-1902

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Folder 18 Haddon, A. C. - Haines, H. G.

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Folder 19 Halbert, H. D. - Hale, Eugene

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Folders 20-23 Hale, George Ellery, 1891-1901, 1904-1906. Hale was an eminent astronomer and directed the Yerkes Observatory. He and Langley were professional colleagues and allies.

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Folder 1 Hale, George Ellery, 1899-1904. Concerning the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Solar Research.

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Folder 2 Hale, George Ellery. Solar eclipse of 1900, 1899-1900

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Folder 3 Hale, George Ellery. Yerkes Observatory, 1901-1903

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Folder 4 Hale, George W. - Hallock, Charles

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Folder 5 Hallock, William, 1891-1902

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Folder 6 Halm, J. - Hamilton, Frank

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Folders 7-8 Hamilton Lectures, 1898-1905. Supported by a bequest from William Hamilton, the Hamilton Lectures were to be given from time to time on scientific or practical topics. These records deal chiefly with Andrew D. White's 1905 address on the reform of the American diplomatic service.

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Folder 9 Hamilton and Colbert - Hammer, D.

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Folders 10-11 Hammer, William Joseph, 1893-1905. An electrical engineer, Hammer ultimately presented his collection of apparatus to the Smithsonian.

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Folder 12 Hammill, S. Scott - Hardess, H. J.

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Folder 13 Hardie, Robert Gordon, 1893-1894

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Folder 14 Harding, C. E. - Harper, R. H.

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Folder 15 Harrington, B. R. - Harrover, W. H.

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Folder 16 Hart, Charles Henry - Hartley, Harold B.

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Folder 17 Hartman and Cadick, 1897-1898

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Folder 18 Hartmann, Carl, 1893-1904

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Folder 19 Harvard College Observatory, 1894-1903. Concerning topics of mutual interest.

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Folder 20 Harvey, A. H. - Hastings, Oregon C.

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Folder 21 Hatch, J. E. - Hawkins, S. W.

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Folder 22 Hawley, Edwin H., 1891-1902

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Box 33

Folder 1 Hawley, J. R. - Hawley, L. A.

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Folder 2 Hay, Oliver Perry, 1896-1899

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Folder 3 Hay, W. P. - Hayhurst, William P.

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Folder 4 Haymaker, Edward A. - Hagen, S. N.

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Folder 5 Hazen, Henry Allen, 1892-1898. Discussing studies of wind velocity.

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Folder 6 Hazzell, Maria - Hele-Shaw, H. S.

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Folder 7 Heliotype Printing Co., 1899-1905

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Folder 8 Helm, V. I. - Hemingway, C. B.

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Folder 9 Hemiup, Maria Remington, 1886, 1894

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Folder 10 Hemphill, John J. - Henderson, James E.

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Folder 11-14 Henderson, John Brooks, 1891-1906. A long-time Regent and member of the Executive Committee, Henderson was closely involved in the Institution's operations and used his legal and political talents in its behalf.

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Folder 15 Henderson, J. W. - Henderson, Thomas P.

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Folder 16 Hendey, H. J. - Henri, P.

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Folders 17-18 Henry, Mary A. and Caroline, 1891-1902. Concerning efforts to publish the papers of Joseph Henry, the Institution's first Secretary.

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Folder 19 Henry, R. L. - Herbertson, A. J.

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Folder 20 Herder, B. - Herrick, S. S.

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Folder 1 Herring, A. W., 1895-1902. Referring to Herring's efforts to construct an engine to drive the Langley aerodrome.

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Folder 2 Herring, Mrs. S. H. - Hersperger, W. K.

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Folder 3 Herve, Henri, 1891-1897. Herve edited Revue de L'Aeronautique and corresponded with Langley on that topic.

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Folder 4 Hesdorffer, Max - Hickock Manufacturing Co.

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Folder 5 Hiersemann, Karl W., 1893-1901

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Folder 6 Higdem, J. S. - Hight, R. F.

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Folder 7 Hildebrandt, Lieutenant [?], 1896-1899. Discussing aeronautical topics.

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Folder 8 Hildebrandt, Mary M. - Hiles, E. K.

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Folders 9-10 Hilger, Adam, 1892-1903. An English maker of scientific instruments.

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Folders 11-12 Hill, Clarke & Co., 1891-1901

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Folder 13 Hill, Francis J., 1892-1896. Concerning orders for scientific instruments.

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Folder 14 Hill, H. A. - Hillman, C. D.

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Folder 15 Himrod, W. G. - Hitchcock, Romyn

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Folder 16 Hitt, Robert R., 1893-1906. A Regent.

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Folder 17 Hoar, George F. - Hobbs, Virgil M.

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Folder 18 Hobbs, William H., 1892-1906

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Folder 19 Hobbs, William P. - Hockaday, E. J.

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Folders 20-22 Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1897-1905. Concerning the work of the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Folder 23 Hodges, Herbert A. - Hodgson, Richard

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Folder 24 Hoen, A. & Co., 1896-1903

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Folder 25 Hofer, Elwood, 1896-1898. Concerning attempts to get buffalo for the NZP.

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Folder 26 Hoffler, Friderich - Holdaway, J. Alma

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Folder 27 Holden, Edward Singleton, 1889-1890. Holden was on the staff of the Lick Observatory during this period and collaborated with Langley on a number of projects in astrophysics and photographic astronomy. Holden took a number of lunar photographs for Langley, circa 1890-1893, which can be found in box 104.

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Folders 1-5 Holden, Edward Singleton, 1891, 1893-1902

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Folder 6 Holder, Charles Frederick - Holmes, W. E.

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Folders 7-12 Holmes, William Henry, 1894-1903. Concerning mostly Holmes's work in the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Folder 13 Holmfeld, H. De D. - Hoole Machine and Engraving Works

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Folder 14 Hoon, Cheng Yen, 1894-1900. Concerning gifts of ancient Chinese bronzes.

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Folder 15 Hooper, H. E. - Hopkins, Griffith M.

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Folder 16 Hopkins, N. Monroe, 1901-1902. Dealing with efforts to publish Joseph Henry's laboratory notebooks. The demands of his daughter, Mary Henry (q.v.), frustrated the project.

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Folder 17 Hopkins, Thomas L. - Hornaday, William T.

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Folders 18-20 Hornblower and Marshall, 1895-1905. These Washington architects carried out numerous commissions for the Smithsonian in this period, mostly at the National Zoological Park.

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Folder 21 Hornbostle, Charles - Hotchkiss Ordnance Co.

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Box 36

Folder 1 Hough, Walter - Housiaux, John

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Folder 2 Howard, A. F. - Howard, George

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Folder 3 Howard, Leland Ossian, 1895-1906

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Folder 4 Howard Library - Howard Watch and Clock Co.

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Folder 5 Howat, Alexander - Howe, Henry M.

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Folder 6 Howe, James Lewis, 1897-1905. Concerning the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Committee on Indexing Chemical Literature.

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Folder 7 Howell, D. J. - Hoyt, John W.

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Folder 8 Hubbard, A. G. - Hubbard, D. W.

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Folders 9-10 Hubbard, Gardiner Greene, 1890-1898. Citizen member of the Regents.

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Folder 11 Hubbard Publishing Co. - Huey, Henry C.

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Folders 12-13 Huffaker, E. C., 1892-1903. Huffaker was an engineer whom Langley employed on aspects of his research on flight, to which topic these records are devoted.

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Folder 14 Huffmon, James R. G. - Hugunin, H. M.

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Folder 15 Hukill, W. V. - Humphrey, O. W.

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Folder 16 Hungerford, T. Russell - Hurst, S. H.

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Folder 17 Hutchins, C. C., 1891-1894. Concerning astronomical topics.

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Folder 18 Hutchinson & Harbin - Hyslop, J. H.

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Folder 19 Ibarra, A. M. - Industrial Investment & Development Co.

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Folder 20 Ingalls, W. C., Jr. - Inskeep, D. E.

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Folder 21 Instrument makers, circular letter to, 1890-1891

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Box 37

Folder 1 International Exchanges, 1902-1906

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Folder 2 International Express - International Yearbook [of Education?]

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Folder 3 The Inventive Age, 1891-1902

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Folder 4 Iowa Geological Survey - Irwin, T. J.

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Folder 5 Isaacs, I. E. - Ivins Tube Co.

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Folder 6 Jackson, A. V. Williams - Jackson, E. E.

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Folder 7 Jackson, Homer W. - Jacob, G.

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Folder 8 Jaffa, Meir - Janney, Nathaniel E.

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Folder 9 Janney and Steinmetz, 1893-1903. Metal fabricators and suppliers, the firm provided material for Langley's experiments.

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Folder 10 Janney, Reynold - Jeffords and Co.

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Folder 11 Jenison, E. S. - Johns, C. R.

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Folder 12 Johns Hopkins University, 1892-1905

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Folder 13 Johnson, Andrew - Johnson, S.

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Folders 14-15 Johnson Temperature Regulating Co., 1895-1904. Concerning cooling equipment in use in the Astrophysical Observatory.

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Folder 16 Johnson, Thomas L. - Johnston, William

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Folders 17-18 Johnston, William G. and Co., 1891-1905

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Folder 19 Johnston, William Preston, 1896-1900. A citizen Regent.

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Folder 20 Jolley, C. V. - Jones, Herbert C.

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Folder 21 Jones, Joshua - Jonesco, George

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Folder 22 Jordan, David Starr, 1897-1906. Of special interest are several letters from Jordan to S. P. Langley criticizing Henry Wood Elliott's views on the fur seal controversy.

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Folder 23 Jordan, Louis F. - Joyce, John A.

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Folders 24-25 Judd and Detweiler, 1891-1906

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Box 38

Folder 1 Judge, Margaret A. - Karoly, Charles S.

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Folders 2-10 Karr, William W., 1891-1900, 1902-1906. Karr was employed by the Smithsonian in a variety of posts. He became the Institution's Disbursing Agent but was, in 1905, found to have embezzled some $60,000 of the Smithsonian's endowment, as well as about $7,000 in federal appropriations. These records deal mostly with the aftermath of discovery and efforts to recover a part of the money from property Karr had owned in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Folder 11 Kasan Society of Physics and Mathematics - Keech, William

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Folder 12 Keeler, James Edward, 1891-1898. Director of the Allegheny Observatory.

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Folder 13 Keen, W. W. - Keeser, J. T.

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Folder 14 Keffer, C. E. - Kempton, Dwight

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Folder 15 Kenaga, D. H. - Kentucky State Historical Society

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Folder 16 Kernodle, G. W. - Ketchum, O. W.

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Folder 17 Ketterlinus Printing House, 1892-1896

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Folder 18 Keuffel and Esser Co., 1890-1903

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Folder 19 Keune, F. W., Jr. - Key West (Florida) City Commissioners

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Folder 20 Kibbe, Henry - Kimyoun, Joseph J.

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Folder 21 Kinealy, M. - King, F. H.

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Folder 22 King, Henry B., 1889-1897

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Folder 23 King, H. F. - King, W. C.

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Folder 24 Kinsely, A. L. - Kirkwood, Samuel J.

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Folder 25 Kislingbury, George - Kitson, Arthur

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Folder 26 Klefler, J. A. - Knickerbocker, Millis

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Folders 1-31 Knickerbocker Press, 1891-1906. The Knickerbocker Press published a number of titles for the Smithsonian during the period covered by these records. This material deals with the details of publication and is largely arranged alphabetically by title.

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Folder 32 Knight, Charles - Knudsen, Augustus

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Folder 33 Koch, Konrad - Koons, B. F.

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Folder 1 Kors, M. F. - Krusbe, Charles

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Folder 2 Kunz, George Frederick, 1892-1905. Kunz was employed by Tiffany for many years and was an expert mineralogist.

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Folder 3 Kurbatzky, O. - Kynett, J. R.

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Folder 4 Laar, J. J. - Lake, Helen M.

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Folder 5 Lamb, B. F. - Lampton, James J.

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Folders 6-8 Lancaster, I., 1890-1891, 1894-1903, 1905-1907

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Folder 9 Lanchester, F. W. - Lane, George W.

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Folder 10 Lane, Sylvanus, 1891-1901

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Folder 11 Lane, W. W., 1897

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Folder 12 Lary, A., 1898-1899. Concerning American aboriginal mythology and philology.

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Folder 13 Langbehn,W. F. - Lange Publishing Co.

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Folder 14 Langley, John W., 1891-1898

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Folders 15-22 Langley, Samuel P., 1891-1901. Langley, the Institution's third Secretary, was an astrophysicist and a pioneer student of aeronautics. Unfortunately, most of Langley's personal papers were destroyed in a fire shortly after his death. Thus, his official papers take on added importance, although they are not as detailed as could be wished. However, researchers should note that there are numerous references to records of suppliers of scientific equipment, colleagues, and employees throughout this record unit which may repay careful reading. For this purpose a knowledge of names of correspondents will be useful. These records of Langley's are arranged in part chronologically and in part by subject matter or by correspondent.

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Folders 1-3 Langley, Samuel P., 1902-1906

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Folders 4-7 Langley, Samuel P. European trip, May-August 1895. Includes photographs.

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Folders 8-9 Langley, Samuel P. European trip, May-October 1900

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Folders 10-14 Langley, Samuel P. Correspondence with Assistant in Charge of Office, 1898-1905

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Folder 15 Langley, Samuel P. Drafts of letters, 1895-1898

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Folders 1-2 Langley, Samuel P., drafts of letters, 1899-1902

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Folder 3 Langley, Samuel P. Obituaries, 1906

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Folder 4 Langley, Samuel P. Condolences, 1906-1907

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Folder 5 Langley, Samuel P. Gift of Langley's instruments, medals, etc., to the Smithsonian, 1906-1907

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Folder 6 Langley, Samuel P. Correspondence, illegible signatures

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Folder 7 Languirand, Royal - Larrabure, J. V.

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Folder 8 Larsen, Alexander, lightning discharge studies, 1904-1927

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Folder 9 Larsen, Alexander. Photographs, 1927

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Folder 10 Lasher, George F. - Lay, William

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Folder 11 Lea, Harry - Le Baron, J. Francis

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Folder 12 Lebon, Ernest, 1898-1903

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Folder 13 LeConte, Joseph - Legsworth, A. E.

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Folder 14 Leidy, Joseph, 1904

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Folder 15 Leishear, W. B. - Lemcke and Buechner

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Folders 16-17 Le Mesurier, E. A., 1891-1901. Le Mesurier was the British Consul at Genoa, Italy, where James Smithson died and was buried. He performed many services for the Smithsonian until the removal of the Smithson remains to the United States in 1904.

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Folder 18 Lemmon, V. - Leng and Co., John S.

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Folders 19-20 Lengsfield, Julius, 1891-1892, 1895-1905

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Folder 1 Lenihan, John, 1895-1896

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Folder 2 Lenoir and Forster - Leonard Scott Publications Co.

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Folder 3 Le Pierre, Auguste - Leupp, Francis E.

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Folder 4 Leverkuhns, P. - Lewis, George

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Folder 5 Lewis, Lieutenant J. N., 1899-1901. Lt. Lewis was clerk of the War Department's Board of Ordnance and Fortification during the period when it granted Langley funds to pursue his aircraft experiments.

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Folder 6 Lewis, W. W. - Leyst, Ernst

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Folders 7-10 Libbey, Professor William, Jr., 1891-1894

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Folders 11-13 Library Bureau, 1892-1906

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Folder 14 Lick Observatory, 1897-1906. Correspondence on astronomical subjects, mostly with Director W. W. Campbell.

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Folder 15 Liebisch, Bernhard - Linke, R. A.

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Folder 16 Linsener, Heinrich - Liston, William James

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Folder 17 Lipinski, C. - Livingstone, F. S.

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Folder 18 Lloyd, Andrew J. - Lloyd and Paxton

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Folder 19 Locke, Sylvanus D. - Lockyer, N.

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Folder 20 Lodge, George Cabot - Lomax, Harrison

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Folders 21-22 London, A-Z. Includes correspondence with various scientific and professional organizations located in London.

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Folder 23 Long, C. S. - Longstreet, Richard L.

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Folder 1 Loomis, Lafayette G., 1898-1903. Concerning a possible legacy for the Smithsonian.

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Folder 2 Lorch, E. P. - Loud, F. H.

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Folder 3 Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Loving, Lucas P.

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Folder 4 Low, Edwin H. - Lucas, Frederic Augustus

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Folder 5 Luce, William B., 1901-1902

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Folder 6 Luchia, Louis N. - Luke, W. A.

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Folder 7 Lumbard, J. H. - Lumsden, G. E.

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Folder 8 Lunar photography, 1890-1893. Researchers should also consult the correspondence with Edward Singleton Holden (q.v.). There are lunar photographs in box 104.

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Folder 9 Lund, J. Julius - Mabery, Charles F.

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Folder 10 McAdie, Alexander, 1893-1907

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Folder 11 McAdoo, William - McClung, James

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Folder 12 McClure, Samuel Sidney, 1891-1903. Discussing publication of articles on scientific subjects, some from the Smithsonian by McClure's and some McClure's articles by the Smithsonian.

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Folder 13 McClurg Co., A. C. - McCurdy, David G.

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Folder 14 McDade, James E. - MacDuff, J. Bruce

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Folder 15 McElmore, M. M. - McFarlane, C. T.

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Folder 16 McGee, William John, 1893-1904. Concerning the work of the Bureau of American Ethnology in the last years of John Wesley Powell's life. McGee wanted to succeed Powell as Director and was greatly disappointed at the choice of William H. Holmes. He never forgave the Smithsonian the slight. See also record unit 45.

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Folder 17 McGill, Sarah M. - McLaughlin, C. M.

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Folder 18 McLennan, Evan, 1897-1900

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Box 45

Folder 1 Macmillan and Co., 1890-1903

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Folder 2 MacMillan, Conway - MacPherson, W. H.

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Folder 3 McPike, Eugene T., 1900-1906

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Folder 4 Macrae, Nathaniel W. - Macy, W. A.

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Folder 5 Maddren, A. G., 1904-1905. Concerning an expedition to Alaska in search of the remains of a mammoth.

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Folder 6 Madox, C. Waldo - Magruder, William T.

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Folder 7 Mahan, F. M. - Mallery, Garrick

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Folder 8 Mallet, John William, 1894-1903

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Folder 9 Mallory Co., C. M. - Maltby, L. C.

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Folder 10 Manderson, Charles F. - Manker, C. A.

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Folders 11-18 Manly, Charles Matthews, 1898-1906. Manly was an engineering aide to Langley and piloted the aerodrome on its failed flight attempt. This material discusses that project and includes drawings.

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Folder 19 Mann, Albert - Manson, George J.

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Folder 20 Manson, Marsden, 1891-1902

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Folder 21 Mantia, Calogero - Manz Engraving Co.

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Folder 1 Marcell, Marshall - Marcou, Jules

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Folder 2 Marey, Etienne-Jules, 1895-1903. Concerning aeronautics.

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Folder 3 Marfels, Carl, - Marsh, Julia N.

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Folder 4 Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1895-1898

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Folder 5 Marshall, William J. - Marti, C.

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Folder 6 Martin, Artemas - Martin, W. H.

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Folder 7 Marvin, C. F. - Mascart, E.

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Folders 8-12 Mason, Otis Tufton, 1891-1906

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Folder 13 Mason, S. Lamont - Massiou, E.

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Folder 14 Mather, Frank Jewett, Jr. - Mather, J. H.

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Folder 15 Mathews, John A., 1897-1898

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Folder 16 Mathewson, James R. - Matthews, R. S.

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Folder 17 Maurice Joyce Engraving Co., 1893-1906

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Folder 18 Mauro, Philip - Mayer, A. C.

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Folder 19 Mayer, Alfred M., 1892-1895

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Folder 20 Mayer and Muller - "Mazamas"

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Folder 21 Meacham, S. D. - Megoun, Frank

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Folder 22 Meigs, Montgomery C., 1891-1895. A Regent and member of the Executive Committee.

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Folder 23 Melbourne Public Library and Museum - Mencke, John B.

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Folder 24 Mendenhall, Charles Elwood, 1898-1905. Concerning the work of the Astrophysical Observatory.

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Folder 25 Mendenhall, Thomas Corwin, 1891-1901. President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Folder 26 Mengoli, Giovanni - Meriden Gravure Co.

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Folder 1 Merriam, Clinton Hart, 1892-1904. Concerning conservation and related topics.

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Folder 2 Merrill, A. A., 1892-1903

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Folder 3 Merrill, George Perkins, 1891-1906. Discussing work of the Department of Geology, United States National Museum.

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Folder 4 Merrill, S. T. - Michelsen, Karl

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Folder 5 Michelson, Albert Abraham, 1891-1898. Concerning Smithsonian aid to Michelson in his experiments on atomic weights.

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Folder 6 Michie, Karl - Middleton, H. I.

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Folder 7 Mider, J. T. - Miles, Nelson A.

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Folder 8 Miller, A. I. - Miller, W. L.

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Folder 9 Millican, J. A. - Minnich, C. S.

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Folder 10 Minot, Charles S. - Mitchell, S. A.

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Folder 11 Mitchell, Silas Weir, 1888-1907

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Folder 12 Mitchell, T. R. - Moller, H. R.

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Folders 13-14 Monier, Seitert, Pommeret, 1891-1900. A firm of French metalworkers which supplied Langley with various metal items for his experiments.

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Folder 15 Monk, Wallace - Montgomery, M. J.

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Folder 16 Montgomery & Co., 1895-1905. Tool and machinery manufacturers.

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Folder 17 Montreal Society of Numismatics and Archeology - Mooney, W. E.

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Folder 1 Moore, Alfred F., 1892-1902

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Folder 2 Moore, A. C. - More, James B.

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Folder 3 Moreau, Frederic - Morgan and Co., J. P.

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Folders 4-6 Morley, Edward William, 1891-1902. Morley was a colleague of Albert A. Michelson (q.v.). This material concerns Smithsonian aid for Morley's study of the atomic weight of oxygen.

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Folder 7 Morley, Isaac - Morris, J. F.

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Folder 8 Morris, Martin F., 1879-1889, 1897-1899. Negotiations over surrender of the corpus of the Toner Fund.

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Folder 9 Morris, M. L. - Morse, Edward L.

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Folder 10 Morse, Harry W., 1905. Concerning spectroscopic studies.

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Folder 11 Morse Twist Drill and Machine Co. - Moses, Alfred J.

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Folder 12 Moses and Son, W. B., 1892-1901

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Folder 13 Mosley, Woodson - Moss, Charles W.

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Folder 14 Moth, Axel, 1894-1904. Concerning corrections and proofreading of A Bibliography of Chemistry by Henry Carrington Bolton (q.v.).

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Folder 15 Motley, Wilfred R., 1902-1905. Includes drawings.

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Folder 16 Mott, S. D. - Moyer, Mrs. F.

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Folder 17 Mulertt, Hugo, 1901, 1906

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Folder 18 Mullenhoff, Dr. Karl, 1902

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Folder 19 Muller, H. C. - Mundy, Howard L.

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Folders 20-21 Munn and Co., 1895-1905. Concerning Smithsonian business with Scientific American.

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Folder 22 Munro, A. A. - Murdoch, Lindsay

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Folder 23 Murdock, John, 1891-1892. Concerning his duties as Librarian.

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Folder 1 Murlin, A. E. - Muscat, U. S. consulate in

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Folder 2 Museum, United States National, 1892-1906

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Folder 3 Museum, United States National. Buildings and labor, 1891-1901.

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Folder 4 Museum, United States National. Copies of Acting Secretary's correspondence, 1895.

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Folder 5 Museum, United States National. Letters from the Museum signed by the Secretary, 1889.

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Folder 6 Museum, United States National. Lists of requisitioned employees, 1895.

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Folder 7 Museum, United States National. Lists of officers and employees, 1898.

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Folder 8 Museum, United States National. Memoranda, 1893-1894.

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Folder 9 Museums Association - Myers, George Francis

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Folder 10 Myers, G. W. - Mytton, Richard G. V.

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Folder 11 Nachet, A. - Nash and Co., George

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Folder 12 National Academy of Sciences, 1891-1906

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Folder 13 National Academy of Sciences. North Magnetic Pole Commission, 1890-1892.

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Folder 14 National Ammonia Company - National Geographic Society

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Folder 15 National Historic Picture Guild, 1904

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Folder 16 National Institute of Bibliography - National Tribune

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Folders 17-20 National University, 1893-1906. Correspondence, news clippings, and pamphlets concerning efforts to create in Washington a university offering only graduate instruction.

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Folder 21 Nature - Newbold, W.

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Folders 1-2 Newcomb, Simon, 1891-1906. Concerning collaboration with the Smithsonian.

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Folder 3 Newell, F. H. - New England Genealogical Society

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Folders 4-5 New Era Printing Co., 1898-1906

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Folder 6 Newfoundland, discovery of - Newton, W. T.

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Folder 7 New York Academy of Sciences - New York Commercial

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Folders 8-9 New York Customs House, 1891-1903

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Folder 10 New York Engraving and Printing Co. - New York Oxygen Co.

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Folder 11 New York Photogravure Co. - Neyens, Peter

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Folder 12 Niagara Stamping and Tool Co. - Nicholson, W. F.

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Folder 13 Nicholson, Walter L., 1892-1895

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Folder 14 Nickelsen, Alette S. S. - Noguchi, Hideo

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Folder 15 Norcross, O. W. - Nyland, A. A.

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Folder 16 Oakes, Edward - O'Flynn, Richard

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Folder 17 Ogan, Maude - Orton, Edward

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Folder 1 Osborn, Henry Fairfield - Ott, Henry N.

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Folder 2 Otto Gas Engine Works, 1895-1896

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Folder 3 Oudin, Maurice - Oxford University

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Folder 4 Pacific, Astronomical Society of the - Palache, Charles

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Folder 5 Palermo (Italy), U. S. Consulate in - Paris: American University committee

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Folder 6 Paris, Universal Exposition of 1900, 1899-1900

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Folder 7 Paris societies, circa 1894-1902. Containing correspondence with various learned bodies headquartered in Paris, arranged alphabetically.

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Folder 8 Paris, Commission Permanente Internationale d'Aeronautique, 1900-1904

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Folder 9 Park College - Parks, Clifton A.

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Folder 10 Parkhurst, John H., 1891-1900

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Folder 11 Parmelee, K. W. - The Parthenon

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Folder 12 Partridge, William Ordway, 1895-1898. Sculptor of the Smithson bas relief in Genoa; contains preliminary sketches.

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Folder 13 Pasanisi, J. M. - Patcanof, S.

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Folder 14 Patitz, Reinhold - Payne, William W.

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Folder 15 Peace Jubilee - Pearson, H. W.

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Folder 16 Pearson, Karl, 1899-1902. Concerning meteorological research.

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Box 52

Folder 1 Pearson, Thomas F. - Peine, B. O.

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Folders 2-7 Peirce, Charles Sanders, 1894-1904

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Folder 8 Peirce, Charles Sanders. "On Two Map Projections of the Lobatschewskian Plane," 1901.

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Folder 9 Peirce, Charles Sanders. Translation from the German of Otto Mannesmann, "Measures of the Resistance of the Air...," n.d.

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Folder 10 Peirce, Charles Sanders. "On the Meaning of the Words 'Laws of Nature' in Modern Scientific Thought," edited by Samuel P. Langley, circa 1901.

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Folder 11 Peirce, Charles Sanders. Miscellaneous notes and calculations, undated.

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Folder 12 Peirce, Herbert H. D., 1895-1898. Peirce was secretary of the United States Legation at St. Petersburg and obtained rock salt crystals from Russia for Langley's experimental work.

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Folder 13 Peirce, John H. - Pennick, C. C.

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Folder 14 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Pennsylvania, University of

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Folder 15 Penny, Will - Perry, Theodore

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Folder 16 Pestell, Walter - Pfanneburg, Georg

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Folder 17 Phelps, Frank B. - Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railway Co.

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Folder 18 Phillipp, Herbert - Phillips, P. Lee

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Folder 1 Phillips, W. Hallett, 1891-1897

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Folder 2 Phipps, Henry - Pick, R. F.

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Folders 3-4 Pickering, Edward Charles, 1891-1901. Concerning various matters in astronomy. Pickering directed the Harvard College Observatory.

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Folder 5 Pickering, John F., 1898-1899

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Folder 6 Pickering, William Henry, 1892-1906. Chiefly concerning publication of a manuscript comparing certain features of the moon to geological features of Hawaii.

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Folder 7 Pictet, Raoul - Pierce, George W.

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Folder 8 Pierce, Josiah, Jr. - Pierson, George W.

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Folder 9 Pike, Luther H. - Pilcher, Percy S.

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Folder 10 Pinchot, Gifford, 1902-1903. Dealing with routine business, but see also record unit 45.

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Folder 11 Pinkham, Ellis - Pittsburgh Motor Vehicle Co.

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Folder 12 Pittsburgh Reduction Co. - Pittsburgh Testing Laboratory

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Folder 13 Place, Elbert - Platt, Charles S.

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Folder 14 Platt, Orville H., 1893-1906. A senatorial Regent.

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Folder 15 Pleasants, William E. - Pollock, John

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Folder 16 Pomeroy, Mabel W. - Pope, George C.

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Folder 17 Pope Manufacturing Co., 1895-1899. Concerning Langley's efforts to secure an engine and related materials for his aerodrome experiments.

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Folder 18 Popular Astronomy - Popular Science News

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Folder 19 Porche, C. - Potbury, Jesse E.

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Folder 20 Potomac Electric Power Co., 1902-1906

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Folder 21 Potter, Aida B. - Powell, James R.

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Folder 22 Powell, John Wesley, 1888-1906. Director of the Bureau of American Ethnology and a close personal friend of Secretary Langley.

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Folder 23 Powell, Thomas - Powers Duplex Regulator Co.

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Folder 1 Pratt & Whitney Co., 1891-1899. Concerning machine tools for use in aerodrome research.

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Folder 2 The Prairie Farmer - Praul, John E.

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Folder 3 Prentice Brothers Co. - The Press

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Folder 4 Press clipping services, 1891-1908

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Folder 5 Pressley, Mason W. - Pringsheim, E.

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Folders 6-7 Printing, 1892-1905. Concerning articles selected for publication in Smithsonian series.

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Folder 8 Pritchett, Henry S. - Progress of the World

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Folders 9-12 Property clerk, 1892-1906. Concerning care of property belonging to the Institution.

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Folder 13 The Prophetic Messenger - The Psychological Review

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Folder 14 Publicity Bureau, 1901-1903. Concerning publicity for the Annual Report.

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Folder 15 Pullman Co. - Putnam, F. W.

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Folder 16 Putnam Sons, G. P., 1898-1903

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Folder 17 Putnam, M. Z. - Pynchon, Edwin

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Box 55

Folder 1 Qualtrough, Frank- Quebec Literary and Historical Society

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Folders 2-3 Quarterly statements: BAE, 1899-1906

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Folder 4 Quarterly statements: International Exchanges, 1898-1906

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Folders 5-7 Quarterly statements: National Museum, 1898-1906

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Folder 8 Quarterly statements: Zoo, 1898-1906

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Folders 9-12 Queen and Co., James, 1891-1902

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Folder 13 Quelch, Bertram - Quisenberry, A. C.

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Folder 14 Raddatz, R. - Radium: Austin, E. R. - Burrow, Walter B.

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Folder 15 Radium: Calvert, W. - Hursh, George E.

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Folder 16 Radium: Jewett, O. W. - Wynne, B. P.

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Folder 17 Radotinsky, T. - Ramsay, W.

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Folder 18 Ramsey, George M., 1891-1901

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Folder 19 Ramseyer, C. W. - Rathbun, Mary Jane

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Box 56

Folders 1-9 Rathbun, Richard, 1896-1906. Rathbun was an assistant to Spencer Baird on the U. S. Fish Commission and joined the Smithsonian staff in 1880. He conducted much of the Fish Commission's work as well as assigned duties in the U. S. National Museum. He subsequently became Assistant Secretary in charge of the National Museum and so remained until his death in 1918. He was a close associate of Secretaries Baird, Langley, and Walcott.

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Folder 10 Rattenbury, W. H. - Rauterberg, L.

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Folders 11-13 Ravenel, William deC., 1896-1906. Concerning his duties as Administrative Assistant for the National Museum.

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Folder 14 Ray, George W. - Rechhold, Dr.[?]

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Folder 15 Records of the Past, 1904-1905

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Folder 16 Recreation - Reed, P. J.

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Folder 17 Reed, R. L., 1896-1906. Reed was one of Langley's principal aides on his aerodrome experiments.

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Folder 18 Reed and Son Co., Samuel - Reeve, Sidney A.

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Folder 1 Reichmann, F. - Reiff, Josiah C.

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Folder 2 Reinwald & Co., C., 1893-1895

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Folder 3 Remington Standard Typewriter - Republican Congressional Committee

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Folder 4 Reuben, Levi - Reymershoffer, Charles

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Folders 5-8 Rhees, William Jones, 1891-1906. For many years the Smithsonian's Chief Clerk. See also record units 64 and 7081.

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Folder 9 Rheiner, David K. J. - Richardson, William A.

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Folder 10 Richey, Norris A. - Ridgway, John L.

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Folders 11-13 Ridgway, Robert, 1891-1894, 1898-1905. Mostly concerns Bendire's Life Histories of North American Birds.

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Folder 14 Ridgeway, Thomas C., 1898-1906. He improperly used the Smithsonian's name to sell books.

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Folder 15 Ried, Alma - Rinardy, Fey

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Folder 16 Rinehart, Bentley F., 1895-1898. A skilled mechanic who worked on construction of a light-weight engine for the Langley aerodrome.

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Folder 17 Ringwell, Hugh - Ristow, Lewis G.

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Folder 18 Ritchey, G. W., 1902-1904. Concerning celestial photography.

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Folder 1 Ritchie and Sons, E. S. - Ritter, Friedrich

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Folder 2 Riverside Press, 1892-1898

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Folder 3 Rivett-Carnac, J. H. - Roberts, E. W.

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Folder 4 Roberts, W. F., 1892-1902

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Folder 5 Robertson, George W. - Roche, William

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Folder 6 Rochester Optical and Camera Co.- Rochon, Achille

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Folders 7-8 Rockhill, William Woodville, 1892-1903. Discussing Smithsonian publication of his account of travel in Tibet.

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Folder 9 Rodenbough, Theodore F. - Romanet, Joseph

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Folder 10 Rome Observatory (Collegio Romano) - Rood, A. D.

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Folder 11 Rood, Ogden N., 1896-1900. On various scientific topics.

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Folder 12 Roome, William A. - Rooney, John J.

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Folder 13 Roosevelt, Theodore, 1892-1901. Roosevelt was chiefly involved with the Institution when, as Vice-President, he was a Regent ex officio and when he became President. See also series 4 of this record unit and record unit 45 .

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Folder 14 Root, Elihu - Rosenfield, Z.

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Folder 15 Ross Ltd. - Rost Printing and Publishing Co.

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Folder 16 Rotch, Abbott Lawrence, 1893-1904. Director of Harvard's Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory.

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Folder 17 Rothschild, A. - Royal, Robert T.

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Folder 18 Royce and Marean - Rueprecht, Albert

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Folder 19 Ruhl, Robert W. - Russell, Thomas H.

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Folder 20 Russian Geographical Society, Imperial - Russia: World's Columbian Exposition

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Folder 21 Rutherford College - Ryneal, George

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Folder 22 Sabin, Morris E. - Sadler, L. A.

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Folder 23 Saegmuller, George N., 1891-1904. Supplier of optical scientific equipment to the Smithsonian.

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Box 59

Folder 1 Safford, Mary J. - St. Denis, W. H.

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Folder 2 St. Gaudens, Augustus, 1892-1894. Concerning his commission to redesign the Smithsonian seal.

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Folder 3 Saint Joseph Academy - Saint Nicholas Magazine

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Folder 4 Salem Press, 1892-1895

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Folder 5 Salisbury, Charles K. - Samuel, Frank

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Folder 6 Samuelson, S. Arnold, 1905-1906. Concerning manned flight.

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Folder 7 Sanderson, J. B. - Saussure, Henri De

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Folder 8 Saussure, Rene De, 1894-1898. Concerning research on gyroscopes.

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Folder 9 Savinien, L. P. - Scheurich, James J.

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Folder 10 Schiavone, Mario - Schlaich, Kaspar

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Folder 11 Schleicher Freres, 1896-1901. Agents for Smithsonian publications in France.

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Folder 12 Schlesinger, Frank - Schott & Genossen

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Folder 13 Schroeder, Eduard August - Schuchert, Charles

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Folder 14 Schuermann, Charles W., 1891-1901

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Folder 15 Schuk, Jacques, - Scientific Shop, The

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Folder 16 Sclater, D. L. - Scovill and Adams Co.

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Folder 17 Scribner's Sons, Charles - Scudder, H. E.

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Folder 18 Scudder, Samuel H., 1891-1894

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Folder 19 Seaman, William H. - Seidell, Atherton

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Box 60

Folder 1 Seismic apparatus, 1893-1894. Concerning exchange of seismic apparatus between the Japanese government and the Smithsonian Institution after the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

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Folder 2 Seismic apparatus. Pamphlets describing seismic apparatus, 1892, 1894.

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Folder 3 Selden, F. J. - Sellars, L. H.

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Folder 4 Sellers, Coleman, 1891-1904. Concerning various topics in astrophysics, flight, and other scientific subjects.

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Folder 5 Sellers, M. B. - Seymour, J.

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Folder 6 Seymour, Paul H., 1892-1894. Concerning topics in organic chemistry.

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Folder 7 Shaler, Nathaniel Southgate, 1902-1905. Concerning Smithsonian publication of a volume on lunar photography.

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Folder 8 Shapleigh, Waldron - Shearman, T. S. H.

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Folder 9 Sheffield Museums Association - Shepstone, Harold J.

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Folder 10 Sherborn, C. Davies, 1891-1896. Concerning publication of a work on foraminifera.

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Folder 11 Sherer, Charles M. - Sherwood, William L.

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Folders 12-13 Sherzer, W. H., 1904-1906. Concerning publication of his study of glaciation.

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Folder 14 Shiels, S., 1891-1896

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Folder 15 Shinn, Charles H., 1900-1901

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Folders 16-18 Shipley, Marie Brown, 1898-1899. On her theories of the Viking discovery of North America.

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Folder 19 Shipman, Asa L. - Shunk, William F.

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Folder 20 Sickels, F. E. - Simonds Rolling Machine Co.

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Box 61

Folder 1 Simpson, Charles T. - Simpson, William E.

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Folder 2 Sinclair, A. T., 1899-1906

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Folder 3 Sinclair, C. H. - Slocum, Joshua

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Folders 4-5 Smillie, Thomas W., 1891-1904. Smillie was, it seems, the Smithsonian's first official photographer and assisted Langley in the Astrophysical Observatory as well as his studies of bird flight.

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Folder 6 Smith, Alfred - Smith, C. Michie

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Folder 7 Smith, Donald A. - Smith, Frank

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Folder 8 Smith, Franklin Webster, 1905

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Folder 9 Smith, Goldwin - Smith, J. Warren

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Folder 10 Smith, Linia - Smith, Will C.

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Folder 11 Snead & Co. - Snyder, Mary J.

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Folder 12 Socolow, Serge - Southern Pacific Milling Co.

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Folder 13 Southern Printers Supply Co. - Spear, W. P.

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Folder 14 Speiden, William L., 1893-1901

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Folder 15 Speight-Humberstone, Mrs. C. E. - Spratt, Leonidas

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Folder 16 Sprentall, A. E. - Springer, E. L.

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Folder 17 Springer Torsion Balance Co.- Squires, Henry C. and Son

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Folder 18 Stachely, John A. - Stanley, Stuart

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Folder 19 Stanley, W. F., 1892-1895

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Folder 20 Stanton, J. C. - Stefflre, Leon

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Folders 21-22 Stein, Robert, 1893-1895, 1897-1904. Correspondence on various plans for exploration.

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Box 62

Folder 1 Stein, Stanislaus von - Stevens, Arthur L.

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Folder 2 Stevens, Benjamin F., 1891-1898. Concerning historical research, mostly related to James Smithson.

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Folder 3 Stevens, E. A. - Stevenson, David W.

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Folders 4-6 Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1901-1902. Concerning a grievance over her employment at the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Folder 7 Stevenson, Robert - Stieubalger, S. A.

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Folder 8 Stiles, C. W. - Stivers, R. M.

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Folder 9 Stoakley, William S. - Stoner, J. B.

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Folder 10 Stoney, Johnstone, 1901

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Folder 11 Storm, J. E. - Strother, R. H.

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Folder 12 Stuart, Joseph A. - Sturla, J. M.

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Folder 13 Sturtevant and Co., B. F., 1893-1896

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Folder 14 Stutz, [?] - Summers, F. A.

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Box 63

Folder 1 Sundberg, John C. - Sweet, C. E.

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Folder 2 Swift, Ernest - Szold, Henrietta

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Folder 3 Taber, Robert B. - Talbot, D. H.

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Folder 4 Talbot, H. P., 1901-1902

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Folder 5 Talfound, A. - Tavenner, Philip R.

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Folder 6 Taylor, A. - Taylor, Fred T.

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Folder 7 Taylor, G. C. - Teeter, C. N.

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Folder 8 Teller, H. M. - Texas Historical Society

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Folder 9 Thaw, William, Jr. - Thistlethwaite, Harriet

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Folder 10 Thomas, Benjamin F. - Thomas, W. E.

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Folder 11 Thompson, A. H. - Thompson, W. S.

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Folder 12 Thomson, Frank - Thurman, J. S.

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Folder 13 Thurston, Robert Henry, 1891-1903. Discussing various aspects of aerodromics.

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Folder 14 Tiessen, E., 1901

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Folders 15-17 Tiffany and Co., 1891-1906. Includes photographs.

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Folder 18 Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co. - Toller, Samuel

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Folder 19 Tompkins, Ernest - Torrey, A. O.

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Box 64

Folder 1 Tower, Beauchamp, 1899-1900. Correspondence on equipment needed for Langley's study of birds in flight.

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Folder 2 Towne, Edward C. - Tripler, C. E.

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Folder 3 Troemer, Henry - Trowbridge, Lawrence W.

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Folder 4 Trubner, Karl J., 1892-1900

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Folders 5-16 True, Frederick William, 1890-1906. Concerning True's duties in the U. S. National Museum.

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Folder 1 Truslow, Edward - Tucker, C. C.

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Folders 2-5 Tuckerman, Alfred, 1891-1896, 1898-1902. Concerning a study of mineral springs.

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Folder 6 Tuckerman, Emil - Tyson, A. H.

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Folder 7 Udden, J. A. - United States Fireproof Blank Book Co.

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Folder 8 University Press - Van Dyke, Edward

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Folder 9 Van Keuren, F. B. - Verwyst, Chrisostom

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Folder 10 Very, Frank W., 1890-1902. Concerning various research projects in which Very aided Langley.

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Folder 11 Vetromile, Eugenio, 1876-1879, 1904. Concerning American ethnology.

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Folder 12 Viallon, A. - Vitoch, Louis J.

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Folder 13 Voelkel, John - Vulte, H. T.

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Folder 14 Wabash Railroad - Wainwright, Jacob T.

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Folder 15 Wait, Frona Eunice, 1899-1902

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Folder 16 Waite, Mary F. - Wakeley, Ebeneezer

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Folders 17-18 Walcott, Charles D., 1892-1897. Concerning Walcott's relations with the Smithsonian while directing the U. S. Geological Survey and early efforts to attract him to the Smithsonian. Walcott did serve as acting Assistant Secretary for the National Museum from 1897 to 1898.

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Folders 1-2 Walcott, Charles D., 1898-1904. Concerning subjects of mutual interest.

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Folder 3 Walden, D. I. - Waldner, I.

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Folder 4 Waldo Foundry, 1894-1895. Supplier of specialty metals for Langley's experiments.

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Folder 5 Waldo, Frank - Waldsteen, Charles

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Folder 6 Walker, Bryant, 1899

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Folder 7 Walker, Ernest G. - Walker, Frank A.

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Folder 8 Walker, James G., 1891-1895

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Folder 9 Walker, John Brisbane - Walker and Co., William

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Folders 10-11 Walker and Kepler, March-August 1895. Concerning electrical contracting for the Smithsonian Building.

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Folder 12 Wallace, Ira M. - Wanner, Isaac

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Folder 13 Ward, George W. - Ward and Co., Montgomery

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Folder 14 Ward, Lester Frank, 1891-1905. Concerning Ward's avocation as a botanist; also containing a critique of Charles Sanders Peirce's essay on Hume and miracles (q.v.).

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Folder 15 Ward, Shirley C. - Warne, E.

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Folders 16-20 Warner and Swazey, 1891-1905. Concerning instruments ordered for Langley's experiments.

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Folder 21 Washburn, F. L. - Washington Title Insurance Co.

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Folder 22 Washington City Post Office, 1892-1898

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Folder 23 Watase, S. - Watkins and Co.

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Folder 24 Watkins, J. Elfreth, 1891. Concerning Watkins's duties as aide to Langley and other duties in the United States National Museum.

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Folders 1-7 Watkins, J. Elfreth, 1892, 1895-1903

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Folder 8 Watson, Clara - Watzelham, Joseph

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Folder 9 Wead, Charles Kasson - Weisman, Edwin

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Folder 10 Weiss, Paul - Welling, Clementine L. D.

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Folders 11-12 Welling, James Clarke, 1891-1900. Smithsonian Regent.

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Folder 13 Wells, Albert C. - Wernstedt, L. Von

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Folders 14-16 Wesley and Son, William, 1891-1906

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Folder 1 Wesson, W. B., Jr. - Westinghouse, Church, Kerr and Co.

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Folder 2 Westinghouse Electric Co., 1892-1905. Concerning orders for electrical equipment.

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Folder 3 Westlund, J. - Wheeler, Harvey C.

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Folder 4 Wheeler, Joseph, 1891-1905. Regent and sometime Confederate cavalry officer.

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Folder 5 Wheeler, W. F. - White, Alexander

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Folder 6 White, Andrew D., 1891-1906. Smithsonian Regent and American Minister to Russia and Germany.

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Folder 7 White, Charles A., 1898-1905. Concerning the mutation theories of Hugo DeVries.

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Folder 8 White, J. W. - White, W. Fred

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Folder 9 Whitehead, John - Wilbur, F. I.

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Folder 10 Wilcox, Helen M., 1898-1900

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Folder 11 Wilde, M. L. C. - Williams, Allen S.

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Folder 12 Williams and Wilkins, 1901-1905

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Folder 13 Williams Book Exchange - Williamson, George

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Folder 14 Willige, J. Lewis, 1897-1903

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Folder 15 Willing, Mrs. A. J. - Willsey, Joseph H.

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Folder 16 Willyoung and Co., Elmer G., 1895-1899. Suppliers of electrical experimental apparatus.

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Folder 17 Wilmot Hobbs Manufacturing Co. - Wilson, R. E.

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Folder 18 Wilson, Thomas, 1892-1902. Concerning archeological topics.

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Folder 1 Wilson, W. E. - Wilson, W. H.

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Folder 2 Wilson, William L., 1891-1900. Regent.

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Folder 3 Wilstach, John A. - Winlock, Alice B.

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Folders 4-7 Winlock, William Crawford, 1890-1896. Assistant in charge of Office and Curator of Exchanges; a trusted assistant to Secretary Langley.

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Folder 8 Winston, Charles H. - Winston, Frank H.

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Folder 9 Winston Motor Carriage Co. - Witmer, C. K.

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Folder 10 Wittman, Ernest, 1893-1901. Contains blueprints.

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Folder 11 Woglom, Gilbert T. - Woodruff, Lewis B.

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Folder 12 Woods, William Elliott, 1891-1905

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Folder 13 Woods, William J. - Woodward, A.

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Folder 14 Woodward, Robert S., 1892-1897. A geophysicist and topographer, Woodward was a consultant to the Smithsonian, especially during his service in the U. S. Geological Survey.

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Folder 15 Woolf, W. A. - Wright, James W. A.

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Folder 16 Wright, Joseph A., 1897, 1901-1906. Concerning publication of a dictionary of English dialects.

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Folder 17 Wright, Wilbur, correspondence, May 30 (typescript copy only) and June 14, 1899; October 20 and November 7, 1902; April 17 and June 8, 1903. In the May 30, 1899, letter Wright asks Langley for papers published by the Smithsonian on flight, describing himself as "... an enthusiast but not a crank ..."

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Folder 18 Wuthrich, J. R. - Wyoming, University of

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Folder 19 Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co. - Yates, Lorenzo G.

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Folder 20 York and Son, James M. - Young, Aaron

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Folder 1 Young, C. A., 1891-1901

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Folder 2 Young, Curtis Clay - Zadiera, Johann

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Folder 3 Zahm, Albert F., 1892-1907. Concerning aeronautical topics.

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Folder 4 Zangwill, Israel - Zuberbuchler, J. R.

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Folder 5 Letters outside Smithsonian scope

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Series 2

Smithsonian Bureaus and Offices, 1891-1906.

The Smithsonian's administration during the period from 1891 to 1906 was organized around a basic division between the Smithsonian Institution, "the parent institution," as it was often called, and various bureaus which it operated as an agent of the federal government. The National Museum, the largest of the "federal" bureaus, is documented in separate record units. Because the original order of these records was destroyed in the past, it may be important for researchers to cross-check the main alphabetical series under the name of a Smithsonian staff member, rather than relying solely on the bureau records separately described here.

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Board of Regents

Folder 6 Board of Regents, 1892-1906. Includes some material discussing selection of Langley's successor.

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Folder 7 Board of Regents. Executive Committee, 1903-1907

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Office of the Secretary

Folders 8-12 Langley, Samuel P., correspondence, 1889-1898. This correspondence is chiefly concerned with Langley's research in astrophysics and manned flight. Researchers should also consult the oversize holdings for related material. Oversize materials include drawings, blueprints, and photographs dealing with Langley's research in aeronautics. Box 70A contains photographs of an observation of a solar eclipse at Wadesboro, North Carolina, in 1900. The records dealing with Langley's research interests are mixed with correspondence about the details of institutional administration.

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Folders 1-2 Photographs: Eclipse, Wadesboro, North Carolina, May 28, 1900

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Box 71

Folder 1 Langley, Samuel P., correspondence, 1893-1904

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Folder 2 Assistant in Charge of Office, 1891, 1895, 1898, 1901

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Folder 3 Regulations for filing correspondence, circa 1886-1900, and undated

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Naples Zoological Station: The Naples Zoological Station, established by a German scientist, Anton Dohrn, provided laboratory facilities near Naples, Italy, where an international group of scientists could pursue research. Supporters of the Station, including the Smithsonian, could nominate scientists to occupy a "table" there for stays of varying duration. The Smithsonian filled its places by referring applicants to a panel of advisors for approval. This material deals with the early days of Smithsonian support and is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. See also record unit 45.

Folders 4-9 Agassiz, Alexander - Swingle, W. T.

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Box 72

Folder 1 Naples Zoological Station, Van Name, Willard G. - Wilson, H. V.

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Folder 2 Correspondence with Anton Dohrn, director, 1893-1906

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Folder 3 Administrative correspondence, 1892-1907

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Folder 4 Memorials supporting continuation of a Smithsonian table, 1893, 1896

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Folder 5 Photographs [1904?]

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Folder 6 Nobel Prize, 1901-1905. Concerning nominations for the prize.

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Folders 7-9 George P. Merrill's report on European museums, 1897. Containing an illustrated typescript and some drawings.

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Astrophysical Observatory: The Astrophysical Observatory, later the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, was established in 1890 by Secretary Langley, a pioneer in astrophysics. Researchers should consult the Archives for related records and personal papers.

Folders 10-12 Correspondence and reports, 1893-1896

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Folder 1 Astrophysical Observatory, Estimates, 1904-1906

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Folders 2-3 Solar eclipse of 1900, January-September 1900

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Folder 4 Child, Charles T., 1892-1901

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Folders 5-6 Child, R. C., 1894-1904

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Folders 7-9 Wadsworth, F. L. O., 1892-1896, 1900

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Folders 10-11 Memoranda, 1895-1906

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Folders 12-13 Secretary's research and instructions, 1895-1896

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Bureau of American Ethnology: These records deal with the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1891 to 1906. The correspondence touches upon the difficulties which the Bureau and its director, John Wesley Powell, faced from an inquiring Congress, and upon the problems of fitting the Bureau into the Smithsonian's administrative structure. The records also document the decision to replace the deceased Powell with William H. Holmes rather than W. J. McGee.

Folders 1-19 Correspondence, 1891-September 1895

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Folders 1-18 Bureau of American Ethnology, Correspondence, October 1895-June 1900

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Folders 1-17 Bureau of American Ethnology, Correspondence, July 1900-December 1904

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Folder 18 Bureau of American Ethnology, Explorations in Mexico, February- November 1904

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Folders 1-8 Bureau of American Ethnology, Correspondence, 1905-1906

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Folder 9 Bureau of American Ethnology, Time records, 1902-1903

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Folder 10 Bureau of American Ethnology, Vouchers, 1902-1903

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Folder 11 Bureau of American Ethnology, Operations, 1893-1906

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Folder 12 Bureau of American Ethnology, Barnett Case, abstract of information concerning, circa 1902-1903

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National Zoological Park: The National Zoological Park was created by Congress, largely at the instigation of Secretary Langley. These records are chiefly concerned with the acquisition of land for the NZP by the Commissioners created under authority of the act - the Secretary of the Interior, the President of the District of Columbia Board of Commissioners, and the Smithsonian's Secretary. Researchers will particularly wish to consult record unit 74 for more information on this topic.

Folder 1 Commissioners' correspondence, 1889-1891

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Folders 2-3 Correspondence with government departments, 1891-1902

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Folders 4-7 General correspondence, A-Y, dealing largely with land purchase negotiations and the purchase of animals

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Folders 1-2 Office of International Exchanges, 1878-1890, and undated. Concerning various plans to change and improve the operations of the office.

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Folders 3-6 William W. Karr embezzlement, 1888-1907, and undated

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Series 3

Records and Correspondence Relating to the Hodgkins Bequest and Prizes Subsequently Allocated from its Income, 1866-1916.

The Hodgkins Fund was created by a gift in 1891 from Thomas George Hodgkins, who directed that one-half its income be used to support research on atmospheric air in connection with the welfare of man. In 1893 the Smithsonian held its first competition for contributions to knowledge on this subject. In later years it also made direct grants from the Fund to support the research of specific scientists.

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Thomas Hodgkins and his estate, 1866-1895

Folder 7 Thomas G. Hodgkins correspondence, circa 1866-1892. Includes numerous undated fragments.

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Folder 8 Executor of Hodgkins estate, 1891-1903

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Folder 9 Hodgkins estate, 1891-1895

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Grants from the Hodgkins Fund, 1891-1916: The Smithsonian seems to have given individual grants and sponsored its prize competitions more or less simultaneously. It is sometimes difficult to be sure which records related to which endeavor. The following records seem to deal chiefly with applications for specific grants. A part of the file is missing.

Folder 1 Hodgkins Fund advisory committee, 1891-1896

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Folder 2 Suggestions for use, 1893-1907

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Folder 3 List of contestants, n.d.

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Folder 4 Grants requested or proposed, 1897

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Folder 5 Grants approved index, circa 1898-1906

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Folder 6 Grants approved, outline of action, circa 1898-1907

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Folder 7 Publications, 1896-1903

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Folder 8 Committee members, n. d.

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Folder 9 Grants applied for, circa 1893-1896

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Folder 10 Coffin, Charles H. - Elderkin, John

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Folder 11 Gardiner, C. F. - Haldane, J. S.

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Folder 12 Hale, George E. - Hyde, James P.

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Folder 13 Jackson, R. G. - Loydreau, M.

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Folder 14 McAdie, Alexander - Parker, C. LeRoy

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Folder 15 Pearson, S. Vere - Proctor, O. S.

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Box 81

Folder 1 Purifoy, S. W. - Royal Institution of Great Britain

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Folder 2 Sheddan, T. W. - State Department

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Folder 3 Stevens, F. L. - Sutro, Emil

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Folder 4 Teeple, G. J. - Zuberbuhler, J. R. J. Of these files, some were segregated from the remainder, for reasons now unclear. Possibly they were considered more significant than the rest at the time.

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Folder 5 Baly, Edward C. C., 1896-1899

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Folder 6 Barus, Carl, 1895-1906

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Folder 7 Bauer, L. A., 1892-1904

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Folder 8 Bevier, Louis, 1899-1902

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Folder 9 Billings, John Shaw and Bergey, David H., 1893-1898

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Folder 10 Bradley, W. P., 1905-1908

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Folder 11 Canovetti, C., 1900-1905

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Folder 12 Eddy, William A., 1894-1903

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Folder 13 Fergusson, Sterling Price, 1901-1908

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Folder 14 Goode, George Brown, 1891-1895

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Folder 15 Hallock, William, 1897-1904

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Box 82

Folder 1 Larsen, Alexander A., 1904-1906

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Folder 2 Lummer and Pringsheim, 1892-1898

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Folder 3 Manly, Charles Matthews, 1905-1907

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Folder 4 Marey, Etienne-Jules, 1900-1903

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Folder 5 Merrill, A. A., 1901-1902

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Folder 6 Nichols, Edward L., 1906-1907

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Folder 7 Pickering, William Henry, 1893-1901

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Folder 8 Rotch, Abbott Lawrence, 1897-1906. Includes photographs.

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Folder 9 Schleicher Freres, 1896-1902

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Folders 10-11 Schumann, Victor, 1899-1904

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Folder 12 Scripture, Edward Wheeler, 1903-1905, 1908, 1916

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Folder 13 Travers, Morris W., 1902-1906

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Folder 14 Von Ledenfeld, R., 1897-1907

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Folder 15 Webster, Arthur G., 1894-1908

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Folder 16 Zahm, Albert F., 1901-1904

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Box 83

Folders 1-2 Hodgkins correspondence, 1890-1893

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Folder 3 Frank Hackett, 1893-1896

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Folder 4 Medal for James Dewar, 1898-1899

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Folder 5 Medal for J. J. Thomson, 1901-1902, 1905

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The 1893 Essay Prize Competition, 1893-1907: In 1893 the Smithsonian announced a world-wide competition for a prize for the best essays on human knowledge of the nature and properties of air, or for practical applications of existing knowledge to the welfare of mankind. Contestants included both eminent scientists of the day and those drawn by a chance to expound novel theories and so win the ten thousand dollar prize.

Folder 6 Persons receiving circulars, 1893

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Folder 7 Mailing list of competitors, 1897 and undated

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Folder 8 Circulars (sampled)

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Folder 9 Hodgkins numbers assigned, n.d.

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Folder 10 Conditions and method of recommendation and approval of Hodgkins grants, n.d.

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Folder 11 Rulings on questions raised, n.d.

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Hodgkins Prize Papers Submitted for the 1893 Competition: In most cases each folder contains both correspondence and a copy of the intended prize essay. Some contain drawings, photographs, or copies of an author's other works. Some essays were returned at the author's request. Authors' names have been supplied when they could be determined with certainty. The rules of the competition allowed contestants to enter under a pseudonym; and some are listed here using that name, since no real name could be found. There is also a register of Hodgkins Fund correspondence, circa 1893-1897, in series 5.

Folder 12 Anonymous, 1894

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Folder 13 Aries [Drake, Charles], 1894-1895

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Folder 14 Baly, Edward C. C., 1894-1895

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Folder 15 Bauernfeind, Carl Max von, 1894 [1880]

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Folder 16 Bebber, W. J. van, 1893-1895

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Folder 17 Benigni, Edvige, 1894

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Folder 18 Bernheim, Samuel, circa 1894

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Folder 19 Biazzi, Ferruccio, 1894

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Folder 20 Billings, John Shaw; Mitchell, Silas Weir; and Bergey, David H., 1896, 1898

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Box 84

Folder 1 Biltz, Heinrich, 1895

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Folder 2 Blasius, William, 1877-1894

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Folder 3 Boerner, W. R., 1894-1895

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Folder 4 Brun, Charles, 1894-1895

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Folder 5 Bujwid, Odo, 1894

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Folder 6 Bundy, Edward C., 1893-1895

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Folder 7 Busch, Friedrich, 1893-1894

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Folder 8 Calderwood, John E., 1894-1895

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Folder 9 Canovetti, Cosimo, 1902

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Folder 10 Chaigneau, Charles, 1893

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Folder 11 Chamouin, Charles, 1894-1895

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Folder 12 Chew, Charles F., 1893-1894

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Folder 13 Chwolson, O., 1894

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Folder 14 Clapsaddle, Elmer, 1893-1895

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Folder 15 Clerc, Paul, 1894-1895

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Folder 1 Cobb, S. J., 1894-1897

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Folder 2 Cohen, Julius B., 1894-1897

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Folder 3 Cohen, Solomon S., 1893-1906

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Folder 4 Cordiero, F. J. B., 1893-1897

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Folder 5 Corrigan, Severius J., 1894

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Folder 6 Coutie, William, 1894-1897

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Folder 7 Cross, Thomas, 1893-1895

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Folder 8 Cruz, V. Garcia de la, 1895

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Folder 9 Davis, W. M., 1893

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Folder 10 Decazes, Vicomte, 1894

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Folder 11 Delperier, J. B., 1894

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Folder 12 Delprat, A., 1894-1895

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Folder 13 Del Rico, Enrico, 1894-1895

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Folder 14 De Penning, George A., 1893-1894

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Folder 15 Dignat, P., 1893-1896

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Folder 16 Dornbluth, Father, 1894-1896

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Folder 17 Ducla, Victor, 1894-1895

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Box 86

Folder 1 Duclaux, E., 1894-1896

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Folder 2 Duffy, Terrence, 1894-1896

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Folder 3 Dunham, Sydney A., 1895-1896

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Folder 4 Duponchel, A., 1894

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Folder 5 Dupont, Alexandre, 1892, 1894

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Folder 6 Egger, Fritz, 1893-1894

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Folder 7 Elberling, Emil, 1893-1897

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Folder 8 "Fais ce que dois, advienne que pourra."

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Folder 9 Feeg, Otto, 1893-1896

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Folder 10 Ferguson, George, 1895

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Folder 11 Fleurot, [F.?], 1894-1895

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Folder 12 Folin, Marquis de, 1894

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Folder 13 Furey, G. W., 1894-1899

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Folder 14 Garbett, E. L., 1890-1896

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Folder 15 Gaverynski, Napoleon, 1892

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Folder 16 "Geo." See series 5.

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Folder 17 Gerland, Ernest, 1894

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Folder 18 Hebert, Louis George, 1895

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Folder 19 Hennig, Richard, 1894

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Folder 20 Henri, Champier, 1893-1896

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Folder 21 Heriot, T. H. P., 1893-1896

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Folder 22 Herrera, Alfonso L., 1893-1900

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Folder 23 Heysinger, Isaac W., 1894-1895

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Folder 24 Hoffmann, Eugene, 1893-1895

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Folder 25 Holden, Edward S., 1893-1895

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Folder 26 Holmes, Cerelia P., 1893

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Folder 27 Homen, Theodor, 1883

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Folder 28 Hovent, Docteur, 1893-1895, 1901

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Folder 29 Howard, W. H., 1893-1894

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Folder 1 Hubbell, William Wheeler, 1894

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Folder 2 Hull, Edward, 1895-1896

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Folder 3 Hunter, A. S., 1894

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Folder 4 Ilosvay [Ilosvary?], Ludwig vonNagy, 1894-1896

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Folder 5 Jarvis, Mrs. F. M., 1894-1897

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Folder 6 Jelliffe, Smith E., 1894-1896

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Folder 7 Jenkins, B. G., 1894-1895

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Folder 8 Jesse, O., 1894, 1896

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Folder 9 Jewell, Lewis E., 1894-1895

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Folder 10 Jobert, [M.], 1894-1895

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Folder 11 Joffre, Jules, 1894, 1897

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Folder 12 Jurgens, Rudolf, 1894-1895

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Folder 13 Kassowitz, M., 1894-1895

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Folder 14 Kautsky, Johann, 1894

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Folder 15 Keyworth, George, 1893, 1895

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Folder 16 Kijanizin, Tean, 1893-1895

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Folder 17 Kirk, Hyland C., 1893-1896

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Folder 18 Kleritz, Ljubomir, 1893-1895

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Folder 19 Knorre, G. von, 1893-1894

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Folder 20 Kobert, Rudolf, 1894

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Folder 21 Kobylanski, Anton, 1894-1895

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Folder 22 Kraus, Herman T. C., 1893-1897

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Folder 23 Ladendorf, August, 1894-1895

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Folder 24 Lantier, E., 1884, 1889, 1894-1895

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Folder 25 Latham, Henry J., 1894-1896

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Folder 26 Laudati, Giorgio, 1894-1895

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Folder 27 LeDuc, A., 1890-1896

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Folder 28 Lendenfeld, R., 1893-1894

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Folder 29 Letts, E. A., 1894

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Box 88

Folder 1 Leyst, Ernst, 1894

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Folder 2 Lipscomb, M. A., 1894-1895

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Folder 3 Loewy, A., 1894-1897

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Folder 4 Logan, David, 1894

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Folder 5 Loud, F. H., 1891

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Folder 6 Lummer, O., 1896-1897

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Folder 7 Luxmore, C. M., 1894-1896

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Folder 8 McAdie, Alexander, 1892-1897

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Folder 9 McCahey, Peter, 1890-1906

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Folder 10 Macdonald, William R., 1894-1897

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Folder 11 McLean, James, 1893

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Folder 12 McLennan, Evan, 1894-1896

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Folder 13 MacLeod, Mary E. V., 1894-1897

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Folder 14 Manson, Marsden, 1893-1894

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Folder 15 Marcuse, Adolf, 1894-1896

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Folder 16 Marsh, William S., 1893-1895

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Folder 17 Masters, E. J., 1893-1895, 1906

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Folder 18 Maxim, Hiram S., 1893-1895

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Folder 19 Meerlender, Charles, 1893-1895

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Folder 20 Meidinger, H., 1890-1895

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Folder 21 Meltzer, S. J., 1893

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Folder 22 Michaud, Gustave, 1893

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Box 89

Folder 1 Mohn, H., 1892

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Folder 2 Moller, P. G., 1894-1895

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Folder 3 Morris, Charles, 1894-1895

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Folder 4 Nees, C., 1894-1898

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Folder 5 Ohmann, Otto, 1894-1895

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Folder 6 Oppenheimer, Franz and Carl, 1894-1897

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Folder 7 Opperman, J., 1893-1894

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Folder 8 Overzier, Ludwig, 1893-1896

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Folder 9 Peters, Hermann, 1893-1895

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Folder 10 Petersen, G. T., 1894-1895

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Folder 11 Pfeiffer, H., 1894-1896

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Folder 12 Pharos, A. J., 1895-1896

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Folder 13 Phillips, Francis C., 1893-1895

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Folder 14 Phipson, T. L., 1893-1895

Box 89 of 192

Folder 15 Piltschikoff, M. N., 1892, 1894

Box 89 of 192

Folder 16 Pinet, Adrien, 1894

Box 89 of 192

Folder 17 Pomortzeff, Michael, 1894-1895

Box 89 of 192

Folder 18 Rayleigh, John, Lord, and Ramsay, William, 1894-1896

Box 89 of 192

Folder 19 Recknagel, G., 1894-1896

Box 89 of 192

Folder 20 Remiddi, Romolo, 1894

Box 89 of 192

Box 90

Folder 1 Remsen, Ira, 1895

Box 90 of 192

Folder 2 Reynolds, Warren U., 1893-1894

Box 90 of 192

Folder 3 Rigaux, E., 1894-1895

Box 90 of 192

Folder 4 Riley, John, 1894-1895

Box 90 of 192

Folder 5 Rockwood, Elbert W., 1893-1896

Box 90 of 192

Folder 6 Rogers, H. R., 1895-1898

Box 90 of 192

Folder 7 Roster, Giorgio, 1885, 1894

Box 90 of 192

Folder 8 Rougerie, P.-E., 1894

Box 90 of 192

Folder 9 Royer, Clemence, 1894-1896

Box 90 of 192

Folder 10 Rumble, William, 1893-1896

Box 90 of 192

Folder 11 Rung, G., 1893-1894

Box 90 of 192

Folder 12 Runge, C., and Kayser, H., 1893

Box 90 of 192

Folder 13 Russell, Francis A. R., 1894-1897

Box 90 of 192

Folder 14 Ryers, Reginald A., 1894-1896

Box 90 of 192

Folder 15 Schmidt, Gustav, 1895-1897

Box 90 of 192

Folder 16 Schorke, Alexander, 1894-1895

Box 90 of 192

Folder 17 Scripture, Edward Wheeler, 1891-1894

Box 90 of 192

Folder 18 Sexton, Samuel, 1886, 1893

Box 90 of 192

Folders 19-20 Sheward, Richard, 1894-1896

Box 90 of 192

Folder 21 Smart, Charles, 1894-1896

Box 90 of 192

Folder 22 Snow, Irving M., 1894

Box 90 of 192

Box 91

Folder 1 Sohncke, Leonhard, 1889, 1892-1894

Box 91 of 192

Folders 2-4 "Spes," 1894-1896, 1902 [Dex-Deburaux, Leo, and Dibos, Maurice]

Box 91 of 192

Folder 5 Stow, Marietta L., 1893-1895

Box 91 of 192

Folder 6 "Swjet i Tjma," 1894 [Pashkoff, T. I.]

Box 91 of 192

Folder 7 Sztunkovics, Camillo, 1893-1895

Box 91 of 192

Folder 8 Tews, Carl, 1893-1895

Box 91 of 192

Folder 9 Thomas, W. Cave, 1894-1895

Box 91 of 192

Folder 10 Thwaite, B. H., 1893-1894

Box 91 of 192

Box 92

Folder 1 Towne, Edward C., 1892-1895

Box 92 of 192

Folder 2 Trotter, Spencer, 1894-1896

Box 92 of 192

Folder 3 Udden, J. A., 1894

Box 92 of 192

Folder 4 Varigny, Henry de, 1894-1897

Box 92 of 192

Folder 5 Ventre, C., 1894-1896

Box 92 of 192

Folder 6 Viault, T., 1894

Box 92 of 192

Folder 7 "Videamus," 1894

Box 92 of 192

Folders 8-9 Ville, Georges, 1894

Box 92 of 192

Folder 10 Villedary, G., 1894-1895

Box 92 of 192

Folder 11 Von Ledenfeld, R., and Mascha, E., n.d.

Box 92 of 192

Folder 12 Wackenroder, Dr., 1893-1895

Box 92 of 192

Folder 13 Wake, C. Staniland, 1893-1895

Box 92 of 192

Box 93

Folder 1 Walker, Joseph B., 1893-1895

Box 93 of 192

Folder 2 Walthard, Dr. M., 1894-1895

Box 93 of 192

Folder 3 Walther, Johannes, 1894-1895

Box 93 of 192

Folder 4 Ward, William, 1892, 1895

Box 93 of 192

Folder 5 Weitz, Max, 1893-1894

Box 93 of 192

Folder 6 Wickersham, W., 1894-1895

Box 93 of 192

Folder 7 Wiesner, J., 1892-1895

Box 93 of 192

Folder 8 Wiggins, E. Stone, 1893-1896

Box 93 of 192

Folder 9 Witkowski, A. W., 1891-1905

Box 93 of 192

Folder 10 Witte, L. H., 1893-1903

Box 93 of 192

Folder 11 Witz, Friderich, 1893, 1897

Box 93 of 192

Folder 12 Woeikoff, A., 1893-1894

Box 93 of 192

Folder 13 Zenger, Charles V., 1893-1902

Box 93 of 192

Series 4

Incoming Correspondence from Governmental Departments and Offices, 1872-1906.

This material consists of incoming correspondence from the various executive departments of the government, the Congress of the United States, and the Government of the District of Columbia. It is concerned with the routine details of government operation as they affected the Smithsonian Institution.

Box 93

President of the United States

Folder 14 William McKinley, 1897-1900

Box 93 of 192

Folder 15 Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1906

Box 93 of 192

Department of Agriculture

Folder 16 Office of the Secretary, 1891-1906

Box 93 of 192

Folders 17-21 Weather Bureau, 1891-1906

Box 93 of 192

Folder 22 Weather Bureau, Division of Accounts and Disbursements, 1900-1905

Box 93 of 192

Folder 23 Weather Bureau, Mount Whitney, 1882-1883. Contains maps.

Box 93 of 192

Folder 24 Other offices, 1892-1906

Box 93 of 192

Box 94

Department of Commerce and Labor

Folder 1 Fish Commission, 1892-1906

Box 94 of 192

Folder 2 Lighthouse Board, 1900-1904

Box 94 of 192

Folder 3 Labor Department, 1899-1901

Box 94 of 192

Interior Department

Folder 4 Census Office, 1895-1906

Box 94 of 192

Folder 5 Board of Geographic Names, 1895-1901

Box 94 of 192

Folders 6-7 Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1891-1906

Box 94 of 192

Folder 8 Disbursing Clerk, 1904-1906

Box 94 of 192

Folder 9 Education Bureau, 1892-1903

Box 94 of 192

Folder 10 General Land Office, 1890-1906

Box 94 of 192

Folders 11-13 Geological Survey, 1892-1895, 1897-1905

Box 94 of 192

Folder 14 Patent Office, 1893-1905

Box 94 of 192

Folders 15-17 Office of the Secretary, 1892-1906

Box 94 of 192

Folder 18 Inquiry on the term "Mongolian," 1906

Box 94 of 192

Folder 19 Miscellaneous bureaus, 1897-1906

Box 94 of 192

Box 95

Department of Justice

Folder 1 Correspondence, 1894-1903

Box 95 of 192

Department of the Navy

Folder 2 Hydrographic Office, 1892-1904, 1906

Box 95 of 192

Folder 3 Naval Observatory reports, circa 1903. Concerning debates over the quality of its work.

Box 95 of 192

Folder 4 Naval Observatory, 1891-1905

Box 95 of 192

Folder 5 Office of Naval Intelligence, 1894-1898

Box 95 of 192

Folder 6 Office of the Secretary, 1894-1906

Box 95 of 192

Folder 7 Disbursing Office, 1900-1906

Box 95 of 192

Folder 8 Miscellaneous offices, 1893-1903

Box 95 of 192

Post Office Department

Folder 9 Postmaster General, 1894-1906

Box 95 of 192

Folder 10 Assistant Postmaster General, 1891-1906

Box 95 of 192

Folder 11 Chief Clerk, 1897-1906

Box 95 of 192

Department of State

Folders 12-17 Correspondence, 1891-1897. Concerning topics of a routine nature transmitted from foreign governments by the department.

Box 95 of 192

Box 96

Folders 1-4 State Department, correspondence, 1898-1906. Concerning topics of a routine nature transmitted from foreign governments by the department.

Box 96 of 192

Department of the Treasury

Folder 5 Auditor, 1895-1906

Box 96 of 192

Folder 6 Comptroller, 1891-1906

Box 96 of 192

Folder 7 Lighthouse Board, 1891-1904

Box 96 of 192

Folder 8 Mint, 1893-1906

Box 96 of 192

Folders 9-12 Office of the Secretary, 1891-1899, 1901-1906

Box 96 of 192

Folder 13 Treasurer of the United States, 1891-1906

Box 96 of 192

Folder 14 Miscellaneous offices, 1891-1906

Box 96 of 192

Department of War

Folder 15 Adjutant General, 1899-1902

Box 96 of 192

Folder 16 Board of Ordnance and Fortifications, 1901-1905. Concerning, among other topics, the Langley Aerodrome.

Box 96 of 192

Folder 17 Chief of Engineers, 1891-1905

Box 96 of 192

Folder 18 Disbursing Clerk, 1900-1906

Box 96 of 192

Folders 19-20 Office of Public Buildings and Grounds, 1891-1906

Box 96 of 192

Box 97

Folder 1 War Department, Office of the Secretary, 1891-1904

Box 97 of 192

Folder 2 Signal Office, 1891-1903

Box 97 of 192

Folder 3 Surgeon General, 1891-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folder 4 Miscellaneous offices, 1891-1906

Box 97 of 192

Congress of the United States

Folder 5 House of Representatives: The Speaker, 1892-1900

Box 97 of 192

Folder 6 Clerk's Office, 1893-1898

Box 97 of 192

Folder 7 Appropriations Committee, 1893-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folder 8 Public Lands Committee, 1900

Box 97 of 192

Folder 9 Committee on Public Printing, 1891-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folder 10 Other committees, 1892-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folder 11 Senate: President Pro Tempore, 1897-1900

Box 97 of 192

Folder 12 Secretary of the Senate, 1892-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folder 13 Appropriations Committee, 1902-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folder 14 District of Columbia Committee, 1898-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folders 15-20 Government Printing Office, 1891-1906

Box 97 of 192

Folder 21 Superintendent of Documents, 1895-1906

Box 97 of 192

Box 98

Folders 1-4 Library of Congress, 1891-1906

Box 98 of 192

Folder 5 Library of Congress. Bernard R. Green, 1896-1904

Box 98 of 192

Folder 6 Architect of the Capitol, 1889-1906

Box 98 of 192

Government of the District of Columbia

Folder 7 District of Columbia, Commissioners, 1899-1904

Box 98 of 192

Folder 8 United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1903-1906

Box 98 of 192

Folder 9 Washington Aqueduct, 1897

Box 98 of 192

Folder 10 Miscellaneous offices

Box 98 of 192

Series 5

Large Format Materials.

Box 99

Thermo-geographical Studies

Box 99 of 192

Box 100

Supplementary Thermo-geographical Studies and Appendices

Box 100 of 192

Box 101

Appendices to Thermo-geographical Studies

Box 101 of 192

Box 102

Time Record for "O and F" Roll Employees, 1899

Box 102 of 192

Box 103

Register of Correspondence Relating to the First Hodgkins Prize Competition

Box 103 of 192

Box 104

Lunar Photographs

Box 104 of 192

Box 104A

Spectrometer Blueprint

Box 104A of 192
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Folder 1 Langley Houseboat, 1899 - Blueprints and drawings

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Folder 2 Langley Houseboat, 1899 - Blueprints, drawings, and instructions

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Folder 3

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Alterations to East Door of East Tower North Front, SI Building, 1895
Additions to Stables, SI Building, 1900 (4 drawings)
Proposed Changes to Lobby to Regent's Room, SI Building, 1901
Revolving Shutter Plan, 1903
"A Remarkable Experiment in Phonographic and Telephonic Transmission of Sound between New York and Philadelphia," 1900
Chart showing area, velocity, angle of inclination, and horse-power required to sustain one pound in horizontal flight by the use of a square aeroplane, 1891
Map of Sikkim and Bhutan with parts of Nepal, Tibet, and adjacent British territory
Map of Signal Corps Telegraph System in Alaska and Canadian Line Connecting with the United States, 1903
Proposed Remodeling of Floor Supports in the South Tower, SI Building
Design for Fire Proof Floors in Northeast Tower, SI Building, 1899

Folder 4

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Diagram from Anemometer Comparisons at the Blue Hills Meteorological Observatory by S.P. Fergusson, 1896 (from box 25, folder 11)
Modification of Richard's Cinemographe, 1900 (from box 25, folder 11)
Map Showing Indian Reservations within the Limits of the United States, 1890 (from box 25, folder 16)
Correspondence, H. Elsdale to Langley, December 22, 1891 (from box 24, folder 18)
Plates for unidentified publication, 1892 (3 plates) (from box 23, folder 3)
Unidentified blueprint of equipment, Schuyler A. Dolton, St. Louis, MO, December 10, 1900 (from box 23, folder 8)
Floor plan of conference room (Regent's Room?), 1902 (from box 22, folder 3)
Plan of Aerial Railway, 1893 (from box 22, folder 3)
General Arrangement of Engine Room, New York, 1897 (from box 22, folder 6)
The Aerial Volant (4 blueprints) (from box 21, folder 7)
Newspaper clipping - "Der Universal-Gas-Generator von August Dauber" (from box 21, folder 18)
Unidentified figures (from box 18, folder 1)
Unidentified figures (from box 18, folder 6)
Unidentified drawings (2 drawings) (from box 18, folder 18)
Exhaust System, 1903 (4 blueprints) (from box 17, folder 2)
Proposed Tele-photo Camera, 1900 (from box 16, folder 1)
Proposed Tele-photo Camera, 1901 (from box 16, folder 2)
Structural Iron Frame for Siderostat, 1903 (from box 16, folder 6)
Cell of 30 inch Mirror for Polar Siderostat, 1903 (from box 16, folder 6)
Polar Siderostat No. 7, 1903 (from box 16, folder 6)
Polar Siderostat No. 2, 1903 (from box 16, folder 6)
Cell and Stand for 20 inch Mirror, 1903 (from box 16, folder 6)
3.5 inch Position Micrometer with Electric Lamp, 1892 (from box 15, folder 12)
Small Position Micrometer, 1892 (from box 15, folder 12)
No. 3 Spectrometer, 1892 (from box 15, folder 15)
Details of Gregorian Telescope, 1898 (from box 15, folder 15)
Proposed Spectroscope, 1899 (from box 15, folder 16)
Mounting for a 7 inch Refractor, 1890 (from box 15, folder 17)
"The Primary Action of the Galvanic Current," by J. Mount Bleyer and M. Milton Weill (from box 13, folder 18)
5m by 45cm Mark I Torpedo, 1896 (from box 13, folder 18)
La Nueva Era, vol. 1, no. 128, December 28, 1898 (from box 12, folder 11)
La Democracia, vol. VIII, no. 2.102, December 28, 1898 (from box 12, folder 11)
Map of Florida Panhandle (from box 11, folder 16)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1902 (from box 10, folder 2)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1902 (from box 10, folder 3)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1902 (from box 10, folder 4)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1903 (from box 10, folder 10)
Map of the National Zoological Park (from box 10, folder 12)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1904 (3 maps) (from box 10, folder 14)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1901 (from box 9, folder 7)
Map of the National Zoological Park (from box 9, folder 9)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1902 (from box 9, folder 13)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1902 (from box 9, folder 14)
Ground Plan of Aquarium at National Zoological Park, 1899 (from box 8, folder 1)
Line of Proposed Widening, National Zoological Park (from box 8, folder 7)
Map of the National Zoological Park (from box 8, folder 9)
Map of the National Zoological Park (from box 8, folder 11)
Map of the National Zoological Park, 1900 (3 maps) (from box 8, folder 12)
Map of the National Zoological Park (from box 8, folder 13)
House for Carnivora, National Zoological Park (from box 8, folder 13)
Map of the National Zoological Park (from box 8, folder 17)
Topographical map of the National Zoological Park (from box 7, folder 2)
Western Terminus of the National Zoological Park (from box 7, folder 6)
Sketch for Remodeling of Holt House, National Zoological Park (4 drawings) (from box 7, folder 7)
Plan of Proposed Property Yard, National Zoological Park (from box 7, folder 9)
Park Road/Park Drive, National Zoological Park (from box 7, folder 11)
Proposed site for new prairie dog enclosure; Proposed site for house of birds and reptiles; Road to be resurfaced; Road to be macadamized; Lower ford; Proposed site for workshops, National Zoological Park (from box 7, folder 12)
National Zoological Park, 1898 (from box 7, folder 14)
Map of National Zoological Park, 1899-1890 (from box 7, folder 14)
Proposed site for "flying cage"; Proposed site for enclosures for burrowing rodents; Proposed walk by buffalo enclosures; Proposed walk to beaver and other enclosures; Proposed guard wall on Adams Mill Road; Road to be macadamized (from box 7, folder 15)
Proposed change in roadways at the Holt House (from box 7, folder 17)
Map of National Zoological Park, 1899-1890 (3 maps) (from box 6, folder 4)
Proposed Land Purchase, National Zoological Park (from box 6, folder 10)
Suggestion for foot walks and for main truss covering on roadway bridge, National Zoological Park (from box 6, folder 13)
Footway and railing for bridge over Rock Creek, National Zoological Park (from box 6, folder 13)
Map of National Zoological Park, 1899-1890 (from box 6, folder 13)
Map of National Zoological Park, 1899-1890 (from box 6, folder 14)
Footway and railing for bridge over Rock Creek, National Zoological Park (from box 6, folder 14)
Plan showing site of proposed toilet room for women, National Zoological Park (from box 6, folder 15)
Loop Road, National Zoological Park, 1894 (from box 6, folder 18)

Series 6

Card Index to Correspondence.

Boxes 105-192

Card Indexes

Boxes 105-192 of 192