Memoranda, 1913-1975

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Summary

Consists of incoming and outgoing memoranda of staff of the division sent to or received from officials of the United States National Museum and the Smithsonian. Staff represented in these materials include Walter Hough, Division of Ethnology, 1912-1917; Frederick L. Lewton, Division of Textiles, 1917; Joseph Donner, Assistant Curator, 1917; Charles Whitebread, Assistant Curator, 1918-1938, and Associate Curator, 1939-1948; George S. Thomas, Associate Curator, 1948-1952; George B. Griffenhagen, Associate Curator, 1952-1956, Curator, 1956-1959; John B. Blake, Associate Curator, 1957-1959, Curator, 1959-1961; Sami Khalaf Hamarneh, Associate Curator, 1960-1962, Curator, 1963-1972, Historian, 1972-1977, Curator Emeritus, 1982-1985; and Audrey B. Davis, Assistant Curator, 1968-1969, Associate Curator, 1970-1977.

Creator

National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medical Sciences

Subject

  • Hough, Walter 1859-1935
  • Lewton, Frederick L (Frederick Lewis) 1874-1959
  • Donner, Joseph
  • Thomas, George S
  • Whitebread, Charles
  • Griffenhagen, George B
  • Blake, John B
  • Hamarneh, Sami Khalaf 1925-
  • Davis, Audrey B
  • United States National Museum

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Alphabetic and chronologic

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1913
  • 1913-1975

Topic

Medical museums

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00421

Physical description

.75 cu. ft. processed holdings