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Record Unit 129,  United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar,  Shipment Records, 1850-1874, 1879-1885

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: 1850-1874, 1879-1885
Quantity: 0.8 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 129
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records include receipts from express companies for shipments from the Smithsonian. Entries usually give little or no information on contents of shipments, although more information is included for 1879-1884. One volume is for shipments by sea.

Descriptive Entry

These records include receipts from express companies for shipments from the Smithsonian. Entries usually give little or no information on contents of shipments, although more information is included for 1879-1884. One volume is for shipments by sea.

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 129, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Shipment Records

Container List

Box 1

Volumes 1-7: October 1850-May 1855

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Volumes 8-11: August 1859-October 1859

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Volumes 12-13: October 1859-March 1862

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Volumes 14-16: November 1862-May 1867

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Volumes 17-18: May 1867-May 1871

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Volumes 19-20: August 1871-November 1874

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Volumes 21-22: January 1872-May 1884

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Volumes 23-24: January 1865-January 1885

Box 8 of 8