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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 416

National Museum of Natural History. Public Information Officer

Records, circa 1969-1991 and undated, with material from 1959

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Public Information Officer
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1969-1991 and undated, with material from 1959
Quantity: 11 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (20 document boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 416
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records were created and collected by Thomas R. Harney and primarily document research, exhibitions, and public programs at NMNH. They include news releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, brochures, and related materials concerning permanent and special exhibitions at NMNH; a biographical information file containing photographs, notes, and published materials on NMNH staff; a subject file primarily concerning NMNH activities, but also containing materials regarding exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum; 35mm color slides of NMNH exhibitions, staff, and events; and audiocassette tapes of press conferences and presentations at or about NMNH.

Historical Note

Thomas R. Harney joined the staff of the Smithsonian Institution in 1969, as Science Information Officer to the News Bureau of the Office of Public Affairs. In this capacity he kept in touch especially with the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) to inform the public of research developments and new exhibitions through news releases and newsletter articles. In 1976 he became Writer-Editor at NMNH, still doing the same work. In 1990 he became NMNH's Public Information Officer.

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Descriptive Entry

These records were created and collected by Thomas R. Harney and primarily document exhibitions, research, and public programs at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). They include news releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, brochures, and related materials concerning permanent and special exhibitions at NMNH; a biographical information file containing photographs, notes, and published materials on NMNH staff; a subject file primarily concerning NMNH activities, but also containing materials regarding exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum; 35mm color slides of NMNH exhibitions, staff, and events; and audio cassette tapes of press conferences and presentations at or about NMNH.

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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 416, National Museum of Natural History. Public Information Officer, Records

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Container List

Series 1

Exhibition Files, 1959, 1962-1964, 1966-1991. Arranged chronologically.

These records consist of information collected by Thomas Harney on exhibitions at NMNH. Press releases announcing exhibitions or describing background information are included for almost all of the exhibitions listed. News clippings announcing or reviewing the exhibitions, exhibition brochures, and other miscellaneous materials are also included. Photographs and negatives are included as noted in the folder list. Dates given in the folder list are exhibition opening dates. See also series 4 for several National Air and Space Museum exhibitions.

Box 1

Folder 1 March 1959, Fenykovi Elephant. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 2 June 1962, Peoples of the Pacific. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 3 February 1963, Life in the Sea. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 4 May 1967, Martha [last passenger pigeon]. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 5 September 1969, Indian Tiger. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 6 May 1972, Drugs: A Special Exhibition

Box 1 of 21

Folder 7 September, 1972, Shadow of a Man. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 8 September 1974, It All Depends. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 9 October 1974, Ice Age Mammals and the Emergence of Man. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 10 October 1975, Scientific Siberia

Box 1 of 21

Folder 11 October 1975, South America: Continent and Culture. Includes photographs

Box 1 of 21

Folder 12 November 1975, Our Changing Land

Box 1 of 21

Box 2

Folder 1 June 1976, The Moon: Its Rocks and History. Includes photographs

Box 2 of 21

Folder 2 October 1977, Splendors of Nature. Includes photographs

Box 2 of 21

Folder 3 February 1978, Treasures of Mexico

Box 2 of 21

Folder 4 June 1978, Western Civilization: Origins and Traditions. Includes photographs

Box 2 of 21

Folder 5 February 1979, Dance Masks of Mexico

Box 2 of 21

Folder 6 May 1979, Dynamics of Evolution

Box 2 of 21

Folder 7 April 1980, The Conquest of Land. Includes photographs. See also box 7, folder 7, Frank Anchorfish Interviews Arthur Pod

Box 2 of 21

Folder 8 October 1980, China's Inner Frontier

Box 2 of 21

Folder 9 July 1981, 5,000 Years of Korean Art. Includes photographs

Box 2 of 21

Folder 10 November 1981, Hopi Kachina: Spirit of Life. Includes photographs and negatives

Box 2 of 21

Folder 11 January 1982, Deep Ocean Photography

Box 2 of 21

Folder 12

Box 2 of 21
March 1982, Contemporary North American Indian Art. Includes photographs.
March 1982, The Vanishing Race and Other Illusions. Includes photographs

Box 3

Folder 1 June 1982, Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo. See also series 2, William Fitzhugh, and series 4

Box 3 of 21

Folder 2 January 1983, Giant Squid

Box 3 of 21

Folder 3 February 1983, Japanese Ceramics Today. Includes photographs

Box 3 of 21

Folder 4 March 1983, The Silk Route and the Diamond Path. Includes photographs

Box 3 of 21

Folder 5 June 1983, The Heritage of Islam. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 3 of 21

Folder 6 October 1983, Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age

Box 3 of 21

Folder 7 November 1983, The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections

Box 3 of 21

Folder 8 January 1984, Peruvian Desert Art

Box 3 of 21

Folder 9 February 1984, The Art of Cameroon

Box 3 of 21

Folder 10 March 1984, Exploring Microspace. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 3 of 21

Box 4

Folder 1 April 1984, Roger Tory Peterson. Includes photographs

Box 4 of 21

Folder 2 August 1984, Treasures from the Shanghai Museum. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 4 of 21

Folder 3 November 1984-August 1988, Yellow Diamond. Includes photographs of the stone before and after cutting

Box 4 of 21

Folder 4 January 1985, Views of a Vanishing Frontier. Includes photographs

Box 4 of 21

Folder 5 June 1985, Aditi: A Celebration of Life, and Festival of India. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 4 of 21

Folder 6 July 1985, Living Marine Ecosystems. Includes photographs

Box 4 of 21

Folder 7 August 1985, Gifts of Mother Earth: Ceramics in the Zuni Tradition. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 4 of 21

Box 5

Folder 1 August 1985, Drawn From the Sea: Art in the Service of Ichthyology. Includes photographs

Box 5 of 21

Folder 2 October 1985, Sharks

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Folders 3-4 November 1985, Magnificent Voyagers. Includes photographs and negatives. See also series 4

Box 5 of 21

Folder 5 May 1986, Hydrolab. Includes photographs

Box 5 of 21

Folder 6 January 1987, Portraits of Nature: Paintings by Robert Bateinan. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 5 of 21

Folder 7

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February 1987, The Making of a Dinosaur
June 1987, Dinosaurs Past and Present
June 1987, Dinosaurs, Mammoths and Cavemen

Folder 8 April 1987, The Far Side of Science [Gary Larson cartoons]

Box 5 of 21

Folder 9 September 1987, Sakyamuni Buddha. Includes photographs

Box 5 of 21

Box 6

Folder 1 February 1988, Red Diamond. Includes photographs

Box 6 of 21

Folder 2 March 1988, King Herod's Dream: Caesarea on the Sea. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 6 of 21

Folder 3 May 1988, World's Largest Topaz

Box 6 of 21

Folder 4 May 1988, The Audubon of the West: Andrew Jackson Grayson's Bird Paintings

Box 6 of 21

Folder 5 September 1988, Crossroads of Continents. Includes correspondence and other materials relating to international exchange for this exhibition. See also series 5 for a recording of a press conference concerning this exhibition

Box 6 of 21

Folder 6 Crossroads of Continents photographs. See also series 4

Box 6 of 21

Folder 7 December 1988, Coyote: A Myth in the Making

Box 6 of 21

Folder 8 January 1989, Flowers From the Royal Gardens of Kew. Includes photographs

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Folder 9 June 1989, Inside Active Volcanoes

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Folder 10 September 1989, Wilderness America

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Folder 11 October 1989, Nomads: Masters of the Eurasian Steppe. Includes negatives

Box 6 of 21

Folder 12 1989, Butterfly Paintings by John Cody. Includes photographs. See also series 4

Box 6 of 21

Box 7

Folder 1 Miscellaneous exhibitions, 1959-1969

Box 7 of 21
February 1959, Chinese Jade Carvings
February 1959, Olmec Stone Head
November 1959, World of Mammals
November 1962, North American Archaeology
February 1964, Iroquois False Face Society
November 1966, Alaska's 100th Anniversary
June 1967, Ancient Tunisian Art
September 1968, The Japan Expedition
December 1968, The Right of Existence
January 1969, Tibetan Carpets
February 1969, Jean Louis Berlandier's Indians of Texas in 1830
April 1969, J. Fenwick Lansdowne
May 1969, Masada Jewish Zealots
July 1969, The Indomitable Major John Wesley Powell
September 1969, Volcanoes and Volcanism
September 1969, Scientific Illustration

Folder 2 Miscellaneous exhibitions, 1970-1977

Box 7 of 21
February 1970, Alfred Russell Wallace
May 1970, African Costume Paintings
August 1970, Indian Photographs
August 1970, Moon Rock Research
March 1971, Arms and Armor of Japan
July 1971, Spiders
September 1971, A Korean Village
January 1972, United States Fish Commission 100th Anniversary
January 1972, Greenland-Arctic Denmark
March 1972, Arabia Felix
March 1973, Photos of Tropical Blossoms
April 1973, Synthetic Crystals
October 1973, Verda and Olmera Peters
February 1974, Bhutan: the Land of Dragons
May 1974, Save the Whale: Children's Paintings
July 1974, Butterfly Paintings
October 1974, Plant Portraits
April 1975, Images From Nature
August 1975, Indian Bronze Sculptures
November 1975, Botanical Pictures
January 1976, Paintings of Kenya
April 1976, Ancient Ecuador
October 1976, African Tribe Photos
December 1976, Indian Photos
June 1977, Rivers of the Mother Lode
September 1977, Living Things - Olemara Peters
October 1977, The Animal in Art
November 1977, A Korean Village in Transition
December 1977, Sringar [Indian Costumes]

Folder 3 Miscellaneous exhibitions, 1978-1979

Box 7 of 21
January 1978, Photographs of Mexicans
March 1978, Perfectly Beautiful - Art in Science
May 1978, American Eagle: Symbol for Survival
May 1978, The Art of Rock
June 1978, Hall of Western Civilization
July 1978, Inner Dimensions
August 1978, Storrs Olson
November 1978, Meteorites
November 1978, Beyond the Ocean
November 1978, Nature Images
December 1978, St. George and the Dragon
January 1979, Galapagos Islands: Intimate Views
January 1979, Birds of Prey: Rediscovered Paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes
March 1979, Alaska's Native People
April 1979, Alaskan Seal Herd Paintings
May 1979, Orchid Photos and African Wildlife
June 1979, Jean Ann Whiteman
July 1979, American Indian Graphic Art
July 1979, The Working Woman
September 1979, William Henry Holmes
September 1979, Eskimo Narrative
November 1979, Bronze Age Rock Carvings

Folder 4 Miscellaneous exhibitions, 1980-1982

Box 7 of 21
January 1980, Chinese Children's Art
March 1980, African Insights
March 1980, Japanese Dolls Today
May 1980, Palms of the Lesser Antilles
May 1980, Powhatan Tribal Artisans: Contemporary Indian Potters
June 1980, Frog Calls
June 1980, Far Eastern Photographs
July 1980, The Farallon Islands
September 1980, Watercolors of Louisiana Plants
September 1980, Cycles of Sustenance
September 1980, Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks
November 1980, Photos of Guatemalan Weavers
December 1980, John Wesley Powell
January 1981, Diplomats in Buckskin
January 1981, Elizabeth Gwillim
March 1981, Scenes of Contemporary Egypt
March 1981, Children's Exhibits
March 1981, Fish Rubbings and Nature Prints
June 1981, Photos of Galapagos Marine Life
July 1981, Oregon Bird Paintings
October 1981, Revelations of Nature
November 1981, Pterosaur model
December 1981, Botanical Prints
February 1982, Artist and Botanist
February 1982, Deep Sea Biological Frontier
April 1982, George Carlson
May 1982, Brazilian Feather Art
May 1982, Sigrid James Bruch
August 1982, Grass Work of Labrador
October 1982, From the New World
October 1982, Royal Gifts From Thailand
November 1982, Photos of Black-Tailed Deer

Folder 5 Miscellaneous Exhibitions, 1983-1984

Box 7 of 21
February 1983, Exhibition of Black Women
March 1983, Francis Lee Jaques
March 1983, One with the Earth
April 1983, Mary Foley Benson
June 1983, Louis Paul Jonas
July 1983, Meteorites at Wethersfield, CT
August 1983, A Permanent Record of India
November 1983, East African Mammals: An Atlas of Evolution in Africa
May 1984, Indian Photographic Exhibition
August 1984, Mackay Gem
August 1984, Carolyn Bartlett Gast
August 1984, China Today

Folder 6 Miscellaneous exhibitions, 1985-1987

Box 7 of 21
January 1985, Birds of the Galapagos Islands:
Traditional Watercolors by Lee Marc Steadman. See also series 4
March 1985, Japanese Dolls of Festivity and Friendship
March 1985, The Human Legacy Film
May 1985, Mammals in the Limelight
November 1985, Drawn from Nature
January 1986, Dances of Papua New Guinea
January 1986, Thomas T. Johnson Trilobite Collection. See also series 2
March 1986, Seven Views of Hopi
April 1986, Sailing Ships and Old Salts
June 1986, The Earliest Traces of Life
June 1986, Fields of Grass
July 1986, Antarctica Summer
August 1986, The People of China
November 1986, For Love of Nature
December 1986, Mountain Light
January 1987, American Bird Sculpture
February 1987, Philippine Dance Troupe
June 1987, Ebla to Damascus
October 1987, State Birds
October 1987, Plains Indian Art, Continuity and Change
November 1987, Chinese Opera
December 1987, Paintings of Butterflies

Folder 7 Miscellaneous exhibitions, 1988-1991 and undated

Box 7 of 21
February 1988, Across the Sea and Over the Mountains
April 1988, Korean Dance Artist
July 1988, Hope Diamond Lockup
September 1988, Places of Power: Sacred Sites of the Americas and Pacific
October 1988, Frank Anchorfish Interviews Arthur Pod
January 1989, Changing Views: Filming the Peoples of the North Pacific Rim
February 1989, Siberian Dancers
March 1989, Iroquois Beadwork
April 1989, John Muir's High Sierra
November 1989, Stereoscope
November 1989, The First Egyptians. See also series 4
October 1990, Sharks: Fact and Fantasy
1990, Jim Gary, 20th Century Dinosaurs
August 1991, Beyond the Java Sea: The Arts of Indonesia
Undated, Mummified Egyptian Bull; Primates; National Parks Photographs; Asian Hall; Diana of the Tides

Folder 8 Unidentified photographs and negatives

Box 7 of 21

Series 2

Biographical Information File, circa 1960-1990 and undated. Arranged alphabetically.

This series consists of materials collected by Thomas Harney primarily concerning the professional staff of the National Museum of Natural History. Also included is a small amount of material concerning staff of other Smithsonian bureaus and offices. Materials include press releases, news clippings, publications, photographs, and notes from interviews conducted by Harney.

Box 8

Folder 1 Abbot, Charles G. Includes a photograph of Abbot with Leonard Peter Schultz and S. Dillon Ripley

Box 8 of 21

Folder 2 Adey, Walter H. Includes photographs

Box 8 of 21

Folder 3 Andrews, Joseph

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Folder 4 Angel, J. Lawrence. See also series 4

Box 8 of 21

Folder 5 Appleman, Daniel E.

Box 8 of 21

Folder 6 Arem, Joel E.

Box 8 of 21

Folder 7 Ayensu, Edward Solomon. Includes photographs and negatives. See also series 4

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Folder 8 Barnard, J. Laurens. Includes photographs

Box 8 of 21

Folder 9 Bayer, Frederick Merkle. Includes photographs

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Folder 10 Behrensmeyer, Anna K.

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Folder 11 Bennett, Deb. Includes photographs

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Folder 12 Benson, Richard H. Includes photographs

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Folder 13 Blake, Doris Holmes

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Folder 14 Boardman, Richard S. Includes photographs

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Folder 15 Braun, Michael J. Includes photographs

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Folder 16 Brown, Joseph

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Folder 17 Brown, Walter

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Folder 18 Burns, John M.

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Folder 19 Chace, Fenner A., Jr.

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Folder 20 Chase, Mary Agnes

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Folder 21 Cifelli, Richard

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Folder 22 Clark, Roy E., Jr. Includes photographs

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Folder 23 Clarke, John Frederick Gates. Includes photographs

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Folder 24 Clarke, Roy S., Jr. Includes photographs and news stories on the Old Woman Meteorite found in 1986, as well as the Wethersfield, Connecticut, meteorites of 1971 and 1982

Box 8 of 21

Folder 25 Coddington, Jonathan A. Includes photographs

Box 8 of 21

Box 9

Folder 1 Collier, Frederick J. Includes information on an amateur collector, Thomas T. Johnson

Box 9 of 21

Folder 2 Collins, Henry B. Includes photographs

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Folder 3 Conlon, Jerome A. Includes photographs

Box 9 of 21

Folder 4 Cooper, G. Arthur. Includes photographs

Box 9 of 21

Folder 5 Cowan, Richard Sumner. Includes photographs

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Folder 6 Crabill, Ralph E.

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Folder 7 Cressey, Roger F.

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Folder 8 Crocker, William H.

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Folder 9 Dall, William H.

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Folder 10 Daniels, Bruce A.

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Folder 11 Davis, Donald R. Includes photographs

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Folder 12 Desautels, Paul E.

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Folder 13 DiMichele, William A. Includes photographs

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Folder 14 Downs, Alexander, III

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Folder 15 Duckworth, W. Donald

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Folder 16 Efthim, Richard H.

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Folder 17 Emry, Robert J. Includes photographs

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Folder 18 Erwin, Terry L. Includes photographs

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Folder 19 Evans, Clifford J.

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Folder 20 Ewers, John C.

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Folder 21 Eyde, Richard H.

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Folder 22 Faden, Robert B.

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Box 10

Folder 1 Fehlmann, Herman Adair

Box 10 of 21

Folder 2 Fiske, Richard S. Includes photographs

Box 10 of 21

Folders 3-4 Fitzhugh, William W. Includes materials relating to Fitzhugh's work on the 1983 exhibition "Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo." See also series 1 and 4

Box 10 of 21

Folder 5 Flint, Oliver S. Includes photographs

Box 10 of 21

Folder 6 Fosberg, Francis Raymond. Includes photographs

Box 10 of 21

Folder 7 Fredriksson, Kurt A. I.

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Folder 8 Frison, George C.

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Folder 9 Froeschner, Richard C.

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Folder 10 Fudali, Robert F.

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Folder 11 Funk, Vicki A. Includes photographs and negatives. See also series 4

Box 10 of 21

Folder 12 Gast, Carolyn Bartlett

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Folder 13 Gibbs, Robert Henry, Jr.

Box 10 of 21

Folder 14 Gibson, Gordon Davis. Includes photographs

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Folder 15 Goddard, R. H. Ives, III. Includes photographs

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Folder 16 Grant, Richard E.

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Box 11

Folder 1 Greenwell, Francis M. Includes photographs

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Folder 2 Hale, Mason E. Includes photographs

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Folder 3 Handley, Charles O., Jr. Includes photographs

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Folder 4 Harasweych, M. G. Includes photographs

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Folder 5 Harshbarger, John C.

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Folder 6 Hart, Charles William, Jr.

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Folder 7 Henderson, Edward P.

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Folder 8 Hendler, Gordon

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Folder 9 Hevel, Gary F. Includes photographs

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Folder 10 Heyer, W. Ronald

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Folder 11 Hickey, Leo J. Includes photographs

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Folder 12 Higgins, Robert P.

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Folder 13 Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. Includes photographs

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Folder 14 Hoffmann, Robert S. Includes photographs

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Folder 15 Hope, W. Duane. Includes photographs

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Folder 16 Hotton, Nicholas, III. Includes photographs

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Folder 17 Hower, Rolland O. Includes photographs

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Folder 18 Hueber, Francis M. Includes photographs

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Folder 19 Humphrey, Joanna. Includes photographs

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Folder 20 Humphrey, Philip S.

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Folder 21 Hurd, Paul D., Jr. Includes photographs of Hurd with Karl V. Krombein

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Folder 22 John, Douglas K.

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Box 12

Folder 1 Jones, Meredith Leam. Includes photographs

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Folder 2 Judd, Neil M.

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Folder 3 Karp, Ivan. Includes photographs

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Folder 4 Kauffman, Erle Gaklen

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Folder 5 Kellogg, A. Remington. Includes photographs

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Folder 6 Kenk, Roman

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Folder 7 Kensley, Brian

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Folder 8 Kier, Porter M. Includes photographs

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Folder 9 Knez, Eugene I. Includes photographs

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Folder 10 Kornicker, Louis S.

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Folder 11 Krombein, Karl V. Includes photographs. See also under Paul D. Hurd, Jr.

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Folder 12 Lachner, Ernest Albert

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Folder 13 Laughlin, Robert M.

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Folder 14 Laybourne, Roxie Collie

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Folder 15 Lellinger, David B.

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Folder 16 Littler, Mark M. and Diane S.

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Folder 17 Lovejoy, Thomas E.

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Folder 18 Lutterlough, Sophie

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Folder 19 Macintyre, Ian G. Includes photographs

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Folder 20 Madden, Joan

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Folder 21 Manning, Raymond B.

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Folder 22 Mason, Brian H.

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Folder 23 Mathis, Wayne N. Includes photographs

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Folder 24 Matternes, Jay H.

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Box 13

Folder 1 McClelland, Lindsay R.

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Folder 2 McClure, Floyd A.

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Folder 3 McCoy, Edward

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Folder 4 McGinley, Ronald J.

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Folder 5 Mead, James G. Includes photographs

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Folder 6 Mello, James F. Includes photographs

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Folder 7 Melson, William G. Includes photographs

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Folder 8 Menez, Ernani G.

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Folder 9 Merrill, William L.

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Folder 10 Metcalf, George S.

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Folder 11 Moreland, Grover

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Folder 12 Muesebeck, Carl Frederick William

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Folder 13 Napier, John R.

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Folder 14 Nicolson, Dan H.

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Folder 15 Norris, James N.

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Folder 16 Nowicke, Joan W.

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Folder 17 Olson, Storrs L. Includes photographs

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Folder 18 Ortner, Donald J. Includes photographs

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Folder 19 Ott, John E.

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Folder 20 Owsley, Douglas W. Includes photographs

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Folder 21 Parsons, Thomas. Includes photographs

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Folder 22 Pasquier, Roger

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Folder 23 Pawson, David L. Includes photographs

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Folder 24 Pearce, Frank

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Folder 25 Pergande, Theodore. Includes photographs

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Folder 26 Perrygo, Watson M.

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Folder 27 Peters, James A. Includes photographs

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Folder 28 Phebus, George. Includes photographs

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Folder 29 Pierce, Jack W.

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Folder 30 Pojeta, John, Jr.

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Folder 31 Post, Jeffrey E.

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Folder 32 Purdy, Robert W. Includes photographs and information on amateur collector Peter Harmatuk

Box 13 of 21

Box 14

Folder 1 Ray, Clayton E. Includes photographs and information on amateur collector Peter Harmatuk

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Folder 2 Read, Robert W. Includes photographs and negatives. See also series 4

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Folder 3 Rehder, Harald A.

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Folder 4 Riesenburg, Saul H. Includes photographs

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Folder 5 Robbins, Brian C.

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Folder 6 Roberts, Frank H. H.

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Folder 7 Roper, Clyde F. E. Includes photographs

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Folder 8 Rose, Carolyn L. Included photographs

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Folder 9 Rose, Timothy R. Includes photographs

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Folder 10 Rosewater, Joseph. Includes photographs

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Folder 11 Roth, H. Daniel

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Folder 12 Ruetzler, Klaus. Includes photographs

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Folder 13 Rye, Raymond T., II

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Folder 14 St. Hoyme, Lucile E. Includes photographs

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Folder 15 Sachet, Marie-Helene. Includes photographs

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Folder 16 Sandved, Kjell. Includes photographs. See also series 4

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Folder 17 Schmitt, Waldo LaSalle. Includes photographs

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Folder 18 Schultz, Leonard Peter

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Folder 19 Selig, Ruth O. Includes photographs

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Folder 20 Setzer, Henry W.

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Folder 21 Shetler, Stanwyn G. Includes photographs

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Folder 22 Simkin, Thomas E.

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Folder 23 Smith, Bruce D. Includes photographs

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Folder 24 Smith, Lyman Bradford. Includes photographs

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Box 15

Folder 1 Soderstrom, Thomas R. Includes photographs

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Folder 2 Sorenson, E. Richard

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Folder 3 Spangler, Paul J. Includes photographs

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Folder 4 Springer, Victor G.

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Folder 5 Squires, Donald F.

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Folder 6 Stanford, Denis J. Includes photographs

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Folder 7 Stanley, Daniel J.

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Folder 8 Stern, William L.

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Folder 9 Stewart, Thomas Dale. Includes photographs

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Folder 10 Stirling, Matthew Williams

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Folder 11 Stuckenrath, Robert

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Folder 12 Sturtevant, William C. Includes photographs

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Folder 13 Switzer, George S. Includes photographs

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Folder 14 Talbot, Frank H.

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Folder 15 Taylor, Frank A.

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Folder 16 Thorington, Richard W., Jr. Includes photographs. See also series 4

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Folder 17 Towe, Kenneth M.

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Folder 18 Trousdale, William. Includes photographs

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Folder 19 Tyler, James C. Includes photographs

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Folder 20 Ubelaker, Douglas H. Includes photographs

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Folder 21 Van Beek, Gus W.

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Folder 22 Viola, Herman J. Includes photographs

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Box 16

Folder 1 Wallen, Irvin Eugene

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Folder 2 Waller, Thomas R. Includes photographs

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Folder 3 Wasshausen, Dieter C. Includes photographs

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Folder 4 Watson, George E. Includes photographs

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Folder 5 Wedel, Waldo R.

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Folder 6 Wertime, Theodore A.

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Folder 7 Wetmore, Alexander. Includes photographs. See also series 4

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Folder 8 White, John S. Includes photographs

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Folder 9 Whitmore, Frank C., Jr.

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Folder 10 Wilcox, U. Vincent, III

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Folder 11 Williams, Denis

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Folder 12 Williamson, Ray A.

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Folder 13 Woodbury, Richard B.

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Folder 14 Woodring, Wendell P.

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Folder 15 Wurdack, John J.

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Folder 16 Yellen, John. Includes photographs

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Folder 17 Yochelson, Ellis L.

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Folder 18 Zug, George R. Includes photographs

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Folder 19 Unidentified photos of people

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Series 3

Subject File, 1962-1990.

This series consists of news clippings, press releases, photographs, and related materials primarily concerning events, research, and projects at the National Museum of Natural History. Also included are materials documenting activities of other Smithsonian bureaus, especially the National Air and Space Museum. The files are arranged in subject groups: Accessions and Donations; National Air and Space Museum; Celebrations; Educational Programs; Invitation and Announcement Cards; Publications; and Research. These groups are subdivided into specific events or topics. Miscellaneous topics are listed after the specific groups.

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Folder 1 Accessions and Donations. Miscellaneous press releases and reports, 1974,1979-1980, 1988-1989 and undated

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Folder 2 Accessions and Donations. Mclockie coal fossil collection, 1989. Includes photographs

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Folder 3 National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Aerobatics and Exhibition Flight exhibition

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Folder 4 NASM. Ballooning, 1782-1972 exhibition

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Folder 5 NASM. Building construction and dedication

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Folder 6 NASM. "Chicago" exhibition

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Folder 7 NASM. Life in the Universe exhibition

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Folder 8 NASM. Michael Collins and the Lunar Module

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Folder 9 NASM. Moon rock exhibition

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Folder 10 NASM. World War I fighter planes exhibition

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Folder 11 NASM. Miscellaneous

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Folder 12 Celebrations. Visit of the Emperor of Japan, 1975. Includes a photograph of Emperor Hirohito at NMNH

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Folder 13 Celebrations. Inaugural Ball, 1981

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Folder 14 Celebrations. Science Writers' Tour of NMNH and the Museum Support Center, April 5, 1982

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Folder 15 Celebrations. 100th anniversary of the National Gem Collection, 1984. Includes press releases from NMNH and from Tiffany & Co.

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Folder 16 Celebrations. 75th anniversary of the National Museum of Natural History, 1985. Includes photographs of the ceremonies and information on the petrified logs and iron ore boulder on display at the museum's entrance

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Folder 17 Celebrations. Visit of Corazon Aquino, 1989

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Folder 18 Celebrations. Awards ceremonies

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Folder 19 Educational Programs. Conferences and Symposia, 1970, 1986-1989

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Folder 1 Educational Programs. Discovery Room 1972-1982, 1988. Includes photographs. See also series 2, Richard S. Cowan

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Folder 2 Educational Programs. Insect Zoo, 1973-1981

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Folder 3 Educational Programs. Naturalist Center, 1976-1983

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Folder 4 Educational Programs. Miscellaneous. Includes press releases and news clippings on symposia, lectures, discussions and activities for children, 1969-1990

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Folder 5 Invitation and announcement cards for exhibition openings, 1973-1979

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Folder 6 Invitation and announcement cards for exhibition openings, 1980-1984

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Folder 7 Invitation and announcement cards for exhibition openings, 1985-1991 and undated

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Folder 8 Publications. Annual Report, 1973-1974. Includes letters, memos and a partial manuscript

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Folder 9 Publications. Behind the Scenes, circa 1975- 1977. Includes letters, notes, assignment sheets and a partial manuscript

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Folder 10 Publications. Magnificent Foragers, 1977-1979. Includes letters, memos, reviews, a partial manuscript and galley proofs

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Folder 11 Publications. Many Worlds of Natural History, 1976-1977. Includes letters, memos and a publishing contract

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Folder 12 Publications. The National Museum of Natural History, 1982. Reviews

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Folder 13 Publications. The New Naturalists, 1978. Includes memoranda and partial manuscripts

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Folder 1 Publications. On the Side of Life, 1976. Includes film script

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Folder 2 Publications. Miscellaneous, includes Smithsonian magazine, The Smithsonian Experience, Exploring the West, and Here at the Smithsonian

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Folder 3 Research. Center for Short-Lived Phenomena and Scientific Event Alert Network, 1968, 1971, 1977

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Folder 4 Research. Excavation at Antietam, 1988. See also series 2, Douglas Owsley

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Folder 5 Research. Excavation at Brandy Station, 1989. See also series 2, Douglas Owsley

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Folder 6 Research. Forensic anthropology. See also series 2, Douglas Owsley, Douglas H. Ubelaker, and T. Dale Stewart

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Folder 7 Research. Marine mammal deaths, including beached whales and dolphin viruses. Includes photographs. See also series 2, James G. Mead

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Folder 8 Research. Meteorites. See also series 2, Roy S. Clarke, Jr., Kurt A. I. Fredriksson, Robert F. Fudali, Edward P. Henderson and Brian Mason

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Folder 9 Research. Oceanography. See also series 2, Mark M. Littler and Irvin Eugene Wallen

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Folder 10 Research. Oceanography, Johnson Sea-Link

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Folder 11 Research. Oceanography, Johnson Sea-Link tragedy

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Folder 12 Research. Volcanoes. See also series 2, Richard Fiske, William Melson and Thomas Simkin

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Folder 13 Research. Miscellaneous

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Folder 14 Preservation and history. Includes articles on specimen preservation and staff history

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Folder 15 NMNH building and renovations. Includes photographs

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Box 20

Folder 1 Overcrowding problems, 1969 and undated. Includes photographs of overcrowded conditions in research and storage areas of the NMNH building

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Folder 2 Museum Support Center, 1983-1988

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Folder 3 Inventory, 1978-1983. Includes photographs. See also series 4

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Folder 4 "The National Museum of Natural History," a statement prepared in 1978

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Folder 5 "National Museum of Natural History: Review of Programs and Recent Accomplishments," a statement prepared in 1973

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Folder 6 NMNH parking lot troubles, 1986

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Folder 7 Miscellaneous news releases relating to museum administration

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Folder 8 Native American programs, 1988-1990. Includes press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs of JoAllyn Archambault, director of the North American Indian Program at NMNH and a repatriation ceremony

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Folder 9 "The Scanning Electron Microscope," a statement prepared in 1971

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Folder 10 Television and the Smithsonian, includes a statement by Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, 1972; the 1974 script for a TV film, The Monsters That Will Not Die and memoranda, 1969-1975

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Folder 11 Gallagher v. The Washington Post. Includes materials relating to the 1974-1976 libel suit brought by National Zoological Park staff member Louise Gallagher against The Washington Post

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Folder 12 Thefts. News clippings, 1975-1983

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Series 4

Slides, 1978-1990 and undated. Arranged chronologically.

This series consists primarily of slides of exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) or individual specimens within the exhibitions. There are also a few slides of NMNH staff and the NMNH inventory, supplementary information can be found in series 1-3

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Container 1

Slide Box 1 Circa 1978-1983, Inventory, Elephant Skulls. See also series 3, box 20, folder 3

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Slide Box 2 Circa 1978-1983, Inventory, Fur Vault. See also series 3, box 20, folder 3

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Slide Box 3 Circa 1978-1983, Inventory, Stuffed Mammals and Sumari. See also series 3, box 20, folder 3

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Slide Box 4 Circa 1978-1983, Inventory, Vases. See also series 3, box 20, folder 3

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Slide Box 5 June 1982, Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo. See also series 1, box 3, folder 1

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Slide Boxes 6-7 March 1983, The Silk Route and the Diamond Path. See also series 1, box 3, folder 4

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Slide Boxes 8-9 June 1983, Heritage of Islam. See also series 1, box 3, folder 5

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Slide Boxes 10-11 August 1984, Treasures from the Shanghai Museum. See also series 1, box 4, folder 2

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Slide Boxes 12-16 June 1985, Aditi: A Celebration of Life. See also series 1, box 4, folder 5

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Slide Box 17 August 1985, Gifts of Mother Earth: Ceramics in the Zuni Tradition. See also series 1, box 4, folder 7

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Slide Boxes 18-22 November 1985, Magnificent Voyagers. See also series 1, box 5, folder 3

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Slide Boxes 23-24 January 1987, Portraits of Nature: Paintings by Robert Bateman. See also series 1, box 5, folder 6

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Container 2

Slide Boxes 1-6 January 1987, Portraits of Nature: Paintings by Robert Bateman. See also series 1, box 5, folder 6

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Slide Boxes 7-10 September 1988, Crossroads of Continents. See also series 1, box 6, folder 5

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Slide Box 11 November 1989, First Egyptians. See also series 1, box 7, folder 7

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Slide Boxes 12-13 1989, Butterfly Paintings by John Cody. See also series 1, box 6, folder 8

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Slide Boxes 14-15 1990, Jim Gary Sculpture. See also series 1, box 7, folder 7

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Slide Boxes 16-24 Circa 1990, Dinamation

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Container 3

Slide Boxes 1-3 Miscellaneous. Slides are individually labeled

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Slide Box 4 Undated, Gorilla

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Slide Box 5 Undated, Flower Paintings by Lillian Snelling

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Slide Boxes 6-7 Unidentified

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Slide Box 8 Wetmore, Alexander. See also series 2, box 16, folder 6

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Slide Box 9 Miscellaneous staff. J. Lawrence Angel, Edward Solomon Ayensu, Vicki A. Funk, Robert W. Read, Kjell B. Sandved, and R. Thorington. See also series 2

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Series 5

Audio Tapes, 1989 and undated.

This series consists of audio cassette tapes containing interviews, radio shows and presentations at or about the National Museum of Natural History.

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Alaska Federation of Natives Press Conference, undated. See also series 3, box 17, folder 19

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"Antarctica," by Richard Cameron and Robert Fudali, undated

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Crossroads of Continents press conference, November 26, 1989. See also series 1 and 4

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1989 Winter Radio Series of the American Museum of Natural History

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