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Record Unit 7391

Atwater, W. O. (Wilbur Olin), 1844-1907

Wilbur Olin Atwater Papers, circa 1883-1889

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Atwater, W. O. (Wilbur Olin), 1844-1907
Title: Wilbur Olin Atwater Papers
Dates: circa 1883-1889
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7391
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, scripts, and labels from Atwater's work on a USNM exhibition on the chemical composition of foods.

Historical Note

Wilbur Olin Atwater (1844-1907) served as Honorary Curator, Section Foods, United States National Museum (USNM) from 1884-1892.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, scripts, and labels from Atwater's work on a USNM exhibition on the chemical composition of foods.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7391, Wilbur Olin Atwater Papers

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Container List

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Exhibition Records

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