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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-034

United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology

Collection Records, circa 1899 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology
Title: Collection Records
Dates: circa 1899 and undated
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 97-034
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of registrar cards that document objects acquired in the Division of Mechanical Technology, United States National Museum prior to 1912, when that Division was known as the Division of Technology reporting to the Department of Anthropology. Some of the cards also date to when Mechanical Technology was a section of the Division of Engineering. The cards primarily include information on objects such as models of locomotives, vessels, and coal mining tools, with earlier dates spanning from 1888 to 1900. In addition there is a notebook of "boats sent to storage," from the year 1899.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of registrar cards that document objects acquired in the Division of Mechanical Technology, United States National Museum prior to 1912, when that Division was known as the Division of Technology reporting to the Department of Anthropology. Some of the cards also date to when Mechanical Technology was a section of the Division of Engineering. The cards primarily include information on objects such as models of locomotives, vessels, and coal mining tools, with earlier dates spanning from 1888 to 1900. In addition there is a notebook of "boats sent to storage," from the year 1899.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records

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Container List

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Schedule of Boats Sent to Storage, 1899

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Key to Collections, ca. 1947

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Registrar's Cards, 1876-1908

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Registrar's Cards, 1882-1896

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Registrar's Cards, 1898, 1938

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