Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 471
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Divisional Records, 1957-1986
These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, acquisitions, curatorial research, and collections management. In addition there are minutes of meetings with organizations including the American Association of Health and Medical Museums, as well as the American Academy of the History of Dentistry; proposals, scripts, photographs, and other related information pertaining to the exhibitions Pain and Its Relief and Women in Science in 19th-century America; Audrey B. Davis research files; letters of inquiry from medical academies, government agencies, private collectors, and universities; illustrations of medical specimens; symposium and sponsored lecture files; travel reports; and information on early medical practice.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Davis, Audrey B.
- Melosh, Barbara
- Kondratas, Ramunas
- Hamarneh, Sami Khalaf, 1925-
- American Association of Health and Medical Museums
- American Academy of the History of Dentistry
- Pain and Its Relief (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
- Women in Science in 19th-century America (Exhibition) (1978-1978: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 471, National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences, Divisional Records