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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession xx-026

United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1886-1932

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Title: Correspondence and Memoranda
Dates: 1886-1932
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession xx-026
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of various files kept by William de Chastignier Ravenel in his capacity as Administrative Assistant, United States National Museum. Materials include files concerning his work with the American Association of Museums, the Red Cross Museum, the malaria outbreak in the Arts and Industries Building in the 1880's, and other administrative matters. Materials also include a file of brochures on other museums and proofs of a 1916 National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics report.

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This accession consists of various files kept by William de Chastignier Ravenel in his capacity as Administrative Assistant, United States National Museum. Included are files concerning his work with the American Association of Museums, the Red Cross Museum, the malaria outbreak in the Arts and Industries Building in the 1880's, and other administrative matters. Materials also include a file of brochures on other museums and proofs of a 1916 National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics report.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession xx-026, United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant, Correspondence and Memoranda

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Container List

Box 1

Museums, 1920

Box 1 of 2

Museums, 1921-1922

Box 1 of 2

Museums, 1923-1924

Box 1 of 2

Museums, 1925-1926

Box 1 of 2

Museums, 1930

Box 1 of 2

Museums, 1923-1931

Box 1 of 2

Aeronautics: Report of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, 1916

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Museums: Catalogues, Circulars, etc.

Box 2 of 2

Red Cross (3 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Malaria and illness in USNM, 1886-1889

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Memoranda, 1902-1925

Box 2 of 2

Maintenance Time Cards, 1892 (Accession 10-080)

Box 2 of 2