Forms, Circulars, and Announcements, 1846-1933

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Summary

Consists of forms and circulars of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; forms and circulars of the United States National Museum, Exchanges, Ethnology, Correspondence Clerk, Disbursing Clerk, International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, Library, and the National Zoological Park; lists of Smithsonian Institution employees; and invitations to Smithsonian Institution events. Materials include bound volumes, invitations, cards, forms, and scrapbooks.

Subject

  • International Catalogue of Scientific Literature
  • United States National Museum Division of Correspondence and Documents
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Administration
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries

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Notes

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

Organization

Organized into subseries: Forms and circulars of the Secretary--Forms and circulars of the National Museum, Exchanges, Ethnology, Correspondence Clerk, Disbursing Clerk, International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, Library, and National Zoological Park--Forms ordered--Lists of Smithsonian employees--Invitations to Smithsonian events

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1846
  • 1846-1933

Topic

  • Public relations
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museums--Public relations

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS01521

Physical description

4.76 cu. ft. processed holdings

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