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Record Unit 122,  United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar,  Shipment Records, 1850-1851, 1855-1969

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Title: Shipment Records
Dates: 1850-1851, 1855-1969
Quantity: 8.3 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 122
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records are of incoming and outgoing shipments of the United States National Museum and other Smithsonian bureaus. Information recorded usually includes date, control number, address of sender and recipient, contents, and charges. Apparently a shipping office was set up in the new Natural History Building in 1912, and the main record was transferred there. Entries in the main record after 1912 reflect transportation activities related only to the National Museum. A separate record was set up in 1912 for other Smithsonian bureaus.

Descriptive Entry

These records are of incoming and outgoing shipments of the United States National Museum and other Smithsonian bureaus. Information recorded usually includes date, control number, address of sender and recipient, contents, and charges. Apparently a shipping office was set up in the new Natural History Building in 1912, and the main record was transferred there. Entries in the main record after 1912 reflect transportation activities related only to the National Museum. A separate record was set up in 1912 for other Smithsonian bureaus.

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

Name

Subject

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 122, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Shipment Records

Container List

Box 1

c. 1850-1857

Box 1 of 48

Box 2

1855-1863

Box 2 of 48

Box 3

1864-1875

Box 3 of 48

Box 4

1876-1879

Box 4 of 48

Box 5

1882-1884

Box 5 of 48

Box 6

1884-1887

Box 6 of 48

Box 7

1887-1891

Box 7 of 48

Box 8

1891-1894

Box 8 of 48

Box 9

1894-1898

Box 9 of 48

Box 10

1898-1900

Box 10 of 48

Box 11

1900-1903

Box 11 of 48

Box 12

1903-1905

Box 12 of 48

Box 13

1905-1908

Box 13 of 48

Box 14

1908-1910

Box 14 of 48

Box 15

1910-1912

Box 15 of 48

Box 16

1912-1917

Box 16 of 48

Box 17

1917-1922

Box 17 of 48

Box 18

1922-1930

Box 18 of 48

Box 19

1930-1937

Box 19 of 48

Box 20

1937-1941

Box 20 of 48

Box 21

1941-1946

Box 21 of 48

Box 22

1946-1950

Box 22 of 48

Box 23

1950-1953

Box 23 of 48

Box 24

1953-1956

Box 24 of 48

Box 25

1956-1958

Box 25 of 48

Box 26

1958-1960

Box 26 of 48

Box 27

1960-1963

Box 27 of 48

Box 28

1963-1964

Box 28 of 48

Box 29

1964-1966

Box 29 of 48

Box 30

1966-1969

Box 30 of 48

Box 31

1912-1921

Box 31 of 48

Box 32

1921-1924

Box 32 of 48

Box 33

1885-1892

Box 33 of 48

Box 34

1893-1899

Box 34 of 48

Box 35

1899-1905

Box 35 of 48

Box 36

1905-1917

Box 36 of 48

Box 37

1911-1921

Box 37 of 48

Box 38

1921-1928

Box 38 of 48

Box 39

1928-1933

Box 39 of 48

Box 40

1933-1938

Box 40 of 48

Box 41

1938-1943

Box 41 of 48

Box 42

1943-1949

Box 42 of 48

Box 43

1949-1954

Box 43 of 48

Box 44

1954-1958

Box 44 of 48

Box 45

1958-1961

Box 45 of 48

Box 46

1961-1964

Box 46 of 48

Box 47

1964-1966

Box 47 of 48

Box 48

1966

Box 48 of 48