Collection Records, 1899-1921 and undated

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Consists of records documenting the collections of the Divisions of Mechanical and Mineral Technology, later named the Division of Engineering. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, registrar cards, and lists concerning the storage and condemnation of specimens and materials.


United States National Museum Divisions of Mineral and Mechanical Technology


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


  • 1900
  • 1900-1921
  • 1899-1921 and undated


  • Technology
  • Mineral technology
  • Museums
  • Mechanical technology
  • History
  • Technology--History
  • Museums--Collection management



Local number

SIA RS00427

Physical description

  • .5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 1 cu. ft. processed holdings

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