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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7057

American Historical Society

Proceedings, 1835-1841

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at
Creator: American Historical Society
Title: Proceedings
Dates: 1835-1841
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7057
Language of Materials: English

Descriptive Entry

The American Historical Society was founded in 1835 in Washington, D.C., to "Discover, procure, and preserve, whatever may relate to the natural, civil, literary, and ecclesiastical history of America in general, and the United States in particular." In 1840 the Society became the Department of American History and Antiquities of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7057, American Historical Society, Proceedings

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Container List

Box 1

Volume of Proceedings, 1835-1841

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