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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 434

United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar

Telegrams, 1958-1963

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Title: Telegrams
Dates: 1958-1963
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 434
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit consists primarily of copies of telegrams sent by officials of the Smithsonian Institution and the bureaus under its administration, 1958-1963. Occasional incoming telegrams are also found. The telegrams mostly concern procurement, personnel, and other administrative matters, but occasionally document the distribution of specimens, negotiations for collections, and field work. Apparently, the Office of the Registrar was in charge of maintaining copies of outgoing telegrams sent by the Smithsonian Institution.

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This record unit consists primarily of copies of telegrams sent by officials of the Smithsonian Institution and the bureaus under its administration, 1958-1963. Occasional incoming telegrams are also found. The telegrams mostly concern procurement, personnel, and other administrative matters, but occasionally document the distribution of specimens, negotiations for collections, and field work. Apparently, the Office of the Registrar was in charge of maintaining copies of outgoing telegrams sent by the Smithsonian Institution.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 434, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Telegrams

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Telegrams, 1958-1962, A-D

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Folder 2 Telegrams, 1958-1962, E-L

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Folder 3 Telegrams, 1958-1962, M-Z

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Folder 4 Telegrams, 1962-1963

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