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Record Unit 125,  United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar,  Shipment Records, 1864-1940

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: 1864-1940
Quantity: 0.4 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 125
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records include a list of packages announced as being sent to the Smithsonian, listed and numbered in order of their announcement, and containing the following information when complete: transportation number, sender, origin, address sent to, how sent, date received, and expenses. The purpose was to control shipments of which the Smithsonian had been forewarned by letter or other means.

Descriptive Entry

These records include a list of packages announced as being sent to the Smithsonian, listed and numbered in order of their announcement, and containing the following information when complete: transportation number, sender, origin, address sent to, how sent, date received, and expenses. The purpose was to control shipments of which the Smithsonian had been forewarned by letter or other means.

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Name

Subject

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 125, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Shipment Records

Container List

Box 1

Register of Package Announcements: March 1864-October 1884

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Bills of Lading: 1937-1940

Box 2 of 3

Express Bills Certified: 1925-1940

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Register of Package Announcements: October 1884-March 1937

Box 3 of 3