Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 501
Payroll Records, Federal, 1880-1888
These records consist of payroll sheets for Smithsonian and United States National Museum employees whose salaries were derived from federally appropriated funds for "Preservation of Collections," "Furniture and Fixtures," and "Heating and Lighting." Also included are records for employees paid from special funding for expositions and other needs.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 501, Smithsonian Institution, Payroll Records, Federal