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Record Unit 86,  Smithsonian Institution Relief Association,  Records, 1885-1944

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at
Creator: Smithsonian Institution Relief Association
Title: Records
Dates: 1885-1944
Quantity: 0.3 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 86
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

The Smithsonian Institution Relief Association was organized in 1885 to give assistance to its members, especially through payment of death benefits. The Association was disbanded in 1944 because of declining membership.

Descriptive Entry

This record unit includes governing board meeting minutes and membership lists.

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



Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 86, Smithsonian Institution Relief Association, Records

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Minute Book, 1885-1889

Box 1 of 2

Folder 2 Minute Book, 1889-1908

Box 1 of 2

Folder 3 Minute Book, 1908-1922

Box 1 of 2

Folder 4 Meeting Minutes and Reports, 1921-1930

Box 1 of 2

Folder 5 Loose Correspondence from Inside Covers of Minute Books, 1891-1933 and undated

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Folder 1 Secretary's Book 1, folder 1 of 2, 1933-1935

Box 2 of 2

Folder 2 Secretary's Book 1, folder 2 of 2, 1936-1938

Box 2 of 2

Folder 3 Secretary's Book 2, folder 1 of 2, 1938-1941

Box 2 of 2

Folder 4 Secretary's Book 2, folder 2 of 2, 1941-1944

Box 2 of 2

Folder 5 List of Members, folder 1 of 2, A-M

Box 2 of 2

Folder 6 List of Members, folder 2 of 2, N-Z

Box 2 of 2

Folder 7 Names and Addresses

Box 2 of 2