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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 219

United States National Museum. Department of Arts and Industries

Exhibition Records, circa 1887

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum. Department of Arts and Industries
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1887
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 219
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit consists of descriptive labels prepared for the collection by Edwin H. Hawley, preparator in the Department of Arts and Industries.

Historical Note

A collection of tools and materials used in Japanese lacquer work was presented to the United States National Museum by the Department of Education of the Japanese Government through Shiro Akabane, Secretary of the Japanese Legation in Washington, D.C. The donation was apparently made between 1885 and 1887.

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Descriptive Entry

This record unit consists of descriptive labels prepared for the collection by Edwin H. Hawley, preparator in the Department of Arts and Industries.

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

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 219, United States National Museum. Department of Arts and Industries, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Hawley Labels of Lacquer Collection

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Folder 2 Hawley Labels of Lacquer Collection

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