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Record Unit 96,  Smithsonian News Clippings File, 1852-1971

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator:
Title: Smithsonian News Clippings File
Dates: 1852-1971
Quantity: 3.4 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 96
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The clipping file consists of news clippings and magazine articles concerning persons and events in Smithsonian history.

Descriptive Entry

The clipping file consists of news clippings and magazine articles concerning persons and events in Smithsonian history.

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

Subject

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 96, , Smithsonian News Clippings File

Container List

Box 1

Letter: December 10, 1906, from E.L. Springer to Dr. Adler

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution Re: Management, 1854-1855

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Celestial subjects, 1891-1892

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Miscellaneous, October 1880, February 1902

Box 1 of 21

Washington Post, Friday, March 9, 1883

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution, 1892, 1901

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Dr. W.T. Hornaday resignation, May-June, 1890

Box 1 of 21

Notice of book publication, Frederic A. Lucas, December 1901

Box 1 of 21

Press clipping, Aerodrome accident, December 9, 1903

Box 1 of 21

Press clipping, Legacy of Dr. W.L Abbott, n.d.

Box 1 of 21

Weather records, 1870s, 1882

Box 1 of 21

Gift of American paintings to the National Gallery, William T. Evans, March 1907

Box 1 of 21

Death of Major J.W. Powell, September 1902; Original documents and Chicago World's Fair

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, United States Government and Smithsonian Institution, late 1890s; Letter: James Scott Thompson

Box 1 of 21

Smithsonian clippings from scrapbook, 1850s-1890s

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Poems, Johnstown flood, Religious, 1889

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Early Americans, 1930s

Box 1 of 21

Press clipping, Fiftieth anniversary of Smithsonian Institution corner stone, May 1, 1897

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Dr. Charles G. Abbot

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Dr. Cyrus Adler

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Aeronautics and Smithsonian

Box 1 of 21

Press clippings, Art

Box 1 of 21

Washington Post, Front Section, Friday, April 13, 1945, Death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (original)

Box 1 of 21

Box 2

Baird - Brookings

Box 2 of 21

Bombing Raids - Buildings Donated

Box 2 of 21

"C" Subject clippings

Box 2 of 21

Freer Gallery of Art

Box 2 of 21

Gellatly Art Collection

Box 2 of 21

Gross, Frank E. - Kress Art Presentation

Box 2 of 21

Langley

Box 2 of 21

Langley, S.P. - Lindbergh, Charles

Box 2 of 21

Meier, Dr. Florence E. - Myer, Gertrude Walden

Box 2 of 21

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

Box 2 of 21

Mellon, Andrew Gift-Trust, and National Gallery

Box 2 of 21

National Gallery of Art

Box 2 of 21

National Museum

Box 2 of 21

Old Museum Building

Box 2 of 21

Ordnance and Fortification, Board of - Owen, Robert Dale

Box 2 of 21

Perkins, John U. - Porter, Henry Kirke

Box 2 of 21

Radiation and Organisms, Division of - Royal Society

Box 2 of 21

Sand Paintings (Navajo) - Sunspots (Abbot, C.G.)

Box 2 of 21

Tainter, Charles Sumner - Ulrich, Edward O.

Box 2 of 21

Walcott, Hon. Frederic C. - World War (I) Cannon

Box 2 of 21

Wright Brothers (2 folders)

Box 2 of 21

Box 3

Wyer, Samuel S.

Box 3 of 21

Zahm, Albert F. - Zoological Park, National

Box 3 of 21

Newspaper clippings, 1908, 1909, 1912, 1915

Box 3 of 21

Freer Gallery, 1905-1925

Box 3 of 21

Scrapbook - sample copies of articles furnished to newspapers

Box 3 of 21

Smithsonian clippings, 1912, 1913

Box 3 of 21

"Notices of K's sale to H" - Toledo Journal, Cleveland Sun, August 1885

Box 3 of 21

Scrapbook clippings, 1905-1910

Box 3 of 21

Newspaper clippings, 1912

Box 3 of 21

Scrapbook and newspaper clippings, 1912, 1913

Box 3 of 21

Theodore Roosevelt cartoon cover, 1915 - Nature Magazine, 1944

Box 3 of 21

Random Smithsonian clippings, 1905-1945

Box 3 of 21

Clippings, scrapbook, 1911-1915

Box 3 of 21

Scrapbook of clippings, 1914, 1915

Box 3 of 21

Scrapbook - Press statements, August 1915-June 1917

Box 3 of 21

Scrapbook - Smithsonian clippings, February 1916-January 1925

Box 3 of 21

Scrapbook, 1925-1927 - Smithsonian clippings, including Langley-Wright controversy

Box 3 of 21

Box 4

Newspaper clippings, 1928-1953

Box 4 of 21

Lindbergh plane to Smithsonian, April 18, 1928-May 3, 1928

Box 4 of 21

1847 Cornerstone

Box 4 of 21

Scrapbook - Smithsonian clippings, 1923-1924

Box 4 of 21

Newspaper clippings, 1927-1928

Box 4 of 21

New York Evening Post, September 16, 1933

Box 4 of 21

New York Evening Post, September 18, 1933

Box 4 of 21

The Christian Science Monitor, April 17, 1945

Box 4 of 21

New York Evening Post, September 14, 1933

Box 4 of 21

Aeronautics - Patent Situation

Box 4 of 21

New York Post, September 13, 1933 - Last Big Format Issue

Box 4 of 21

Additions to the Fish Fauna of the District of Columbia, 1911

Box 4 of 21

New York Evening Post, September 15, 1933

Box 4 of 21

Newsweek clipping on Smithsonian Institution, May 15, 1967

Box 4 of 21

Smithsonian and Universal Pictures in Africa, 1919

Box 4 of 21

Zoo clippings

Box 4 of 21

T. Roosevelt in Africa, April 1908-May 1911

Box 4 of 21

Box 5

Tuberculosis Newspaper clippings, 1908 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 21

Hodgkins Medal clippings (2 folders)

Box 5 of 21

Miscellaneous Wright Brothers/Langley clippings

Box 5 of 21

Dr. Abbot, Clippings, 1926-1928 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 21

Box 6

Dr. Abbot, Clippings on Mt. Burkkaros Observatory, April-September 1926

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot, Clippings, 1926-1928

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot, Clippings concerned with paper by H.H. Clayton on Abbot's theory of Solar Variation

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot, Clippings, American Solar Observatory in S.W. Africa completed, October-November 1926

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot, Clippings, Search for new sun station, February-May 1926 (See additional clippings pasted in scrapbook)

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot, Clippings, July-August 1926

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot. Clippings, 1926

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot, Clippings, May 1927, January 1928

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot and the Wright/Langley controversy, Spring 1928; Miscellaneous, March-April 1928

Box 6 of 21

Comments by English journalists

Box 6 of 21

News prior to Dr. Abbot's offer, March 4, 1928

Box 6 of 21

Dr. Abbot's offer of March 4, 1928

Box 6 of 21

Wright's side of controversy

Box 6 of 21

Editorial comments favorable to Dr. Abbot

Box 6 of 21

Editorial comments unfavorable to Dr. Abbot

Box 6 of 21

Action by the Board of Regents

Box 6 of 21

Box 7

Articles - 1937, 1938, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1954, 1955; Correspondence - 1954, 1955

Box 7 of 21

Articles - 1941, 1948, 1951, 1952; Correspondence - 1946, 1948, 1950-1952, 1956, 1957

Box 7 of 21

Articles - 1948, 1949 (German); Correspondence - 1950

Box 7 of 21

Articles - 1949-1951, 1953; Correspondence - 1951, 1953

Box 7 of 21

Articles - 1927, 1934, 1953, 1955, 1956; Correspondence - 1955

Box 7 of 21

Articles - 1948, 1949, 1951; Correspondence - 1946, 1949

Box 7 of 21

1944 Press clippings (primarily "Kalish statues")

Box 7 of 21

1944 Press clippings (primarily "Eisenhower desk and chair")

Box 7 of 21

1945 Press clippings

Box 7 of 21

1946 Press clippings

Box 7 of 21

1947 Press clippings

Box 7 of 21

1948 Press clippings

Box 7 of 21

1951 Press clippings

Box 7 of 21

Box 8

1952 Press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1953 Press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1952-1953 Smithsonian Institution (SI) and Carmichael press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1953 Modernization request press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1954 Press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1954 SI and Carmichael press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1954 Wildflowers press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1954 Enlargement of SI: New Museum of History and Technology (MHT) building requested press clippings

Box 8 of 21

1955 Press clippings (3 folders)

Box 8 of 21

1956 Washington papers press clippings

Box 8 of 21

Box 9

1956 Out-of-town press clippings (2 folders)

Box 9 of 21

1956 Press clippings

Box 9 of 21

1958 Press clippings (14 folders)

Box 9 of 21

Box 10

1958 Press clippings (3 folders)

Box 10 of 21

1958-1959 Press clippings (2 folders)

Box 10 of 21

1959, 1960, 1961 Press clippings

Box 10 of 21

1960 Press clippings

Box 10 of 21

1961 Press clippings (3 folders)

Box 10 of 21

1962 Press clippings (3 folders)

Box 10 of 21

Box 11

Opening of new National Museum press clippings, 1909, 1910

Box 11 of 21

Opening of new National Museum original clippings, 1909, 1910

Box 11 of 21

Opening of new building press clippings, 1909, 1910

Box 11 of 21

Opening of new building original clippings, 1909, 1910

Box 11 of 21

New building during construction press clippings, 1909, 1910

Box 11 of 21

New building during construction original clippings, 1909, 1910

Box 11 of 21

National Museum press clippings, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907

Box 11 of 21

National Museum original clippings, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907

Box 11 of 21

Box 12

1933-1958 Press clippings

Box 12 of 21

1905-1912 National Museum clippings

Box 12 of 21

1905-1912 National Museum original clippings

Box 12 of 21

1911-1914 National Museum clippings

Box 12 of 21

1911-1914 National Museum original clippings

Box 12 of 21

1964 Museum of History and Technology press clippings (2 folders)

Box 12 of 21

1964 Museum of History and Technology press clippings (originals in Box 17)

Box 12 of 21

1964-1967 Press clippings

Box 12 of 21

1965 Smithsonian Institution Bicentennial Press (original in Box 17)

Box 12 of 21

1965 Smithsonian Institution Bicentennial Press clippings

Box 12 of 21

Box 13

1965 Smithsonian Institution Bicentennial Press clippings (3 folders)

Box 13 of 21

1965-1966 Press clippings

Box 13 of 21

1967 Press clippings

Box 13 of 21

1967-1968 Press clippings (2 folders)

Box 13 of 21

1968 Press clippings

Box 13 of 21

1968 2nd Annual Festival of American Folklore

Box 13 of 21

Box 14

1968 Press clippings (3 folders)

Box 14 of 21

Scrapbook received 1971: Clippings from 1891-1917 relating to astronomical and astrophysical subjects

Box 14 of 21

Box 15

X-ray tube, Roentgen, August 24, 1956

Box 15 of 21

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Hossein Behzad's paintings illustrating fifty quatrains, December 3, 1956

Box 15 of 21

Press clippings, Hope Diamond Acquisition, November 1958

Box 15 of 21

Press clipping, Dice, April 1960

Box 15 of 21

Press clippings, Southern Railway System, June 1962

Box 15 of 21

Press clipping, Pre-Hispanic Mexico, September 1962

Box 15 of 21

Mr. Beggs named special assistant to director of Fine Arts, June 1964

Box 15 of 21

Press clipping, Seneca Indians, Gertrude P. Kurath, June 1964

Box 15 of 21

Press clipping, Bermuda shipwreck explored, June 1964

Box 15 of 21

Press clipping, "Fireside Chat" microphone, June 1964

Box 15 of 21

Press releases rejected, 1948-1961 (6 folders)

Box 15 of 21

Miscellaneous, 1927, 1959, 1964, 1976, n.d.

Box 15 of 21

Press clippings, 1935, n.d.

Box 15 of 21

Box 16

Press clippings, 1963-1965

Box 16 of 21

Press clippings, 1965

Box 16 of 21

Press clippings, 1966

Box 16 of 21

Press clippings, 1966-1967

Box 16 of 21

Press clippings, 1967-1971

Box 16 of 21

Box 17

Museum of History and Technology, Press clippings, 1964 (originals)

Box 17 of 21

Museum of History and Technology, Washington Post, January 23, 1964 (copy and original)

Box 17 of 21

The Smithsonian: A Milestone on the Mall, Washington Post, September 5, 1965 (copy and original)

Box 17 of 21

Smithsonian Institution Bicentennial - 1965, Washington Star, September 12, 1965 (original)

Box 17 of 21

Photo essay: Smithsonian Workshops, Washington Post, November 17, 1968 (copy and original)

Box 17 of 21

Exhibit: Growth of the United States, 1640-1045, Toledo, The Blade, November 26, 1967 (copy and original)

Box 17 of 21

Box 18

Press clippings, Roosevelt's expedition to Africa, 1908-1934 (8 folders)

Box 18 of 21

Correspondence, Roosevelt's expedition to Africa, 1910

Box 18 of 21

Box 19

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution, 1907-1911 (3 folders)

Box 19 of 21

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution, 1945-1955 (4 folders)

Box 19 of 21

Box 20

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution, 1925-1926 (6 folders)

Box 20 of 21

Box 21

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution, 1931-1933 (2 folders)

Box 21 of 21

Press clippings, press releases, photographs, Smithsonian Institution, 1957 (3 folders)

Box 21 of 21

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution, 1965-1966 (2 folders)

Box 21 of 21

Press clippings, Smithsonian Institution, Miscellaneous and Fragments

Box 21 of 21

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Johnstown Flood press clippings

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Everyweek Magazine, August 10, 1936 - "The Weatherman Tries His Hand at Long-Range Forecasting," by Dr. Frank Thone

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Washington Post, April 21, 1935, Rotogravure section and page 13

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Washington Post, October 13, 1935, Charles Upson Clark

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Sunday Star, July 23, 1939, Kress Art Presentation

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Washington Post, January 10, 1937, Mellon Gift

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Sunday Star, December 15, 1940

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Sunday Star, March 9, 1941

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Sunday Star, February 25, 1940, National Gallery of Art

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New York Times, July 11, 1909, Wright Brothers, Ft. Myer, VA

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Washington Star, November 8, 1942, Wright Controversy

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New York Herald, February 19, 1928, Wright Brothers

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Harpers Weekly, July 10, 1909, Wright Brothers

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Sunday Star, January 5, 1941

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Sunday Star, April 7, 1940

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Washington Star, October 17, 1965

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New York Times, October 18, 1927

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Saturday Evening Post, November 23, 1946

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