SIA RU000116, Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Correspondence and Memoranda, 1881-1904

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Index cards were prepared for the following series in the Assistant Secretary's office: Outgoing Letterpress Correspondence (L), record unit 112; Memoranda (M), record unit 113; Reports on Specimens (R), record unit 114; and Transmission of Specimens (T), record unit 115. The cards also index Accession Acknowledgements (A) maintained by the Registrar, record unit 109.


  • Rathbun, Richard 1852-1918
  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • True, Frederick William 1858-1914
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • United States National Museum

Other title

Card Index to Correspondence


  • Folder List in accession file.
  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials are a part, refer to "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1881
  • 1881-1904

Restrictions & Rights

(1) Apparently all series are not indexed for all years; indexes in individual series should be consulted; (2) record unit available on microfilm only


  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museums--Collection management


  • Mixed archival materials
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA RU000116

Physical description

0.6 cu. ft. (30 microfilm reels)

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