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Accession 06-258,  Washburn, Wilcomb E,  Wilcomb E. Washburn Papers, 1946-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Washburn, Wilcomb E
Title: Wilcomb E. Washburn Papers
Dates: 1946-1989
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-258
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of papers documenting aspects of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn, historian and teacher of American political and cultural history. He held positions at the National Museum of American History, Division of Political History and later at the Smithsonian Institution, Office of American Studies. Much of the material deals with research on the Indians of North America. A small quantity of material deals with his service in the United States Marine Corps and the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Materials include correspondence, papers, course administrative materials, notes, and conference materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of papers documenting aspects of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn, historian and teacher of American political and cultural history. He held positions at the National Museum of American History, Division of Political History and later at the Smithsonian Institution, Office of American Studies. Much of the material deals with research on the Indians of North America. A small quantity of material deals with his service in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Materials include correspondence, papers, course administrative materials, notes, and conference materials.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-258, Washburn, Wilcomb E, Wilcomb E. Washburn Papers

Container List

Box 1

Restoring Women to History

Box 1 of 3

Footholds in the New World, 1977

Box 1 of 3

"Indian Wars," Grolier's New Book of Knowledge, April 1984

Box 1 of 3

Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1986

Box 1 of 3

Personal correspondence, 1942-1952, 1967

Box 1 of 3

Dartmouth trustee nomination, 1988-

Box 1 of 3

Dartmouth trustee nomination, speeches etc

Box 1 of 3

Dartmouth trustee nomination, aftermath

Box 1 of 3

Dartmouth trustee nomination, letters and responses, 1989 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Phillips Exeter alumni council, 1977-1980

Box 1 of 3

Phillips Exeter correspondence, 1955-1967

Box 1 of 3

Phillips Exeter correspondence, 1968-1970, 1972-1975

Box 1 of 3

Phillips Exeter correspondence, 1976-1983

Box 1 of 3

VII International Conference on the History of Cartography, organizing committee, 1976-1977

Box 1 of 3

Washburn notes on the VII International Conference on the History of Cartography

Box 1 of 3

Great Plains seminar, 1974

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Vinland Map Conference correspondence, 1970-1971

Box 2 of 3

Indian tribal governments

Box 2 of 3

Indian material xeroxed from books

Box 2 of 3

Indian tourism

Box 2 of 3

Indian drunkenness

Box 2 of 3

Disease

Box 2 of 3

Indian women

Box 2 of 3

Water rights of Indians

Box 2 of 3

Indian religion

Box 2 of 3

Indian articles by others

Box 2 of 3

Indians of the southeast

Box 2 of 3

Indians of the prairie states

Box 2 of 3

Indians of the northwest coast

Box 2 of 3

Plains Indians

Box 2 of 3

Indians of the northwest

Box 2 of 3

Indians of the southwest

Box 2 of 3

California Indians

Box 2 of 3

California Indian color words project

Box 2 of 3

Indians of the northeast

Box 2 of 3

Indian material in archives

Box 2 of 3

Indian material in libraries

Box 2 of 3

Indian Wars - American Heritage

Box 2 of 3

Great Plains seminar, 1973

Box 2 of 3

Great Plains seminar - Townsend, 1975

Box 2 of 3

Architectural history reading course - Townsend, spring 1974

Box 2 of 3

Decorative Arts - Butler, spring 1974

Box 2 of 3

Decorative Arts - Butler, 1975

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Material Culture, spring 1968

Box 3 of 3

Material Culture, papers, 1973

Box 3 of 3

Requests for information, 1973-1974

Box 3 of 3

Student referrals, 1968

Box 3 of 3

Satterlee, Nicholas, correspondence

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 3 of 3

Arno Press report

Box 3 of 3

Berlin trip, May 1978

Box 3 of 3

University of Delaware lecture, May 5, 1976

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Associates lecture, June 26, 1975

Box 3 of 3

Letters of recommendation, 1973

Box 3 of 3

Harold Skramstad correspondence, 1969-1970

Box 3 of 3

SI American Studies Program, 1970-1971

Box 3 of 3

Wilcombe E. Washburn (WEW) personal military files - Retirement credit info, promotion etc, 1970-1984

Box 3 of 3

WEW personal military files - Orders

Box 3 of 3

USMC correspondence, 1962-1968

Box 3 of 3

USMC correspondence, 1971-1979

Box 3 of 3

Lt. W. E. Washburn, personal

Box 3 of 3

Lt. W. E. Washburn, 1946-1948

Box 3 of 3

Marine Corps activities, 1951-1952

Box 3 of 3

Commandant's Advisory Committee on Marine Corps History

Box 3 of 3

Marine Corps Historical Foundation

Box 3 of 3

Veterans Administration correspondence, W. E. Washburn

Box 3 of 3

VTU 4-3, publicity and history

Box 3 of 3

VTU 4-3, special projects

Box 3 of 3

VTU 4-3 computer project

Box 3 of 3

VTU 4-3 fitness reports (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

FMF LANT

Box 3 of 3

Washington area commanding officers conference

Box 3 of 3

VTU 4-3

Box 3 of 3

Action

Box 3 of 3

VTU 4-3, training

Box 3 of 3

Majors

Box 3 of 3

Instructions

Box 3 of 3

VTU 4, training

Box 3 of 3

Civil Affairs project, 1965

Box 3 of 3