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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession T90082

Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918

Richard Rathbun Papers, circa 1881-1927

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
Title: Richard Rathbun Papers
Dates: circa 1881-1927
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession T90082
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of miscellaneous materials relating to the administration of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, reports, logs, manuals and rulings pertaining to the United States National Museum, articles about the Smithsonian, exhibitions in the Smithsonian Institution Building and for the National Gallery of Art, and other records maintained by Rathbun.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of miscellaneous materials relating to the administration of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, reports, logs, manuals and rulings pertaining to the United States National Museum (USNM), articles about the Smithsonian, exhibitions in the Smithsonian Institution Building and for the National Gallery of Art, and other records maintained by Rathbun.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90082, Richard Rathbun Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Incoming Correspondence, 60519, 70709, 70976

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Incoming Correspondence, 30026-39642

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Incoming Correspondence, 60519, 60572 and 60760

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Incoming Correspondence, 21516-29788

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Incoming Correspondence, 50151-58972

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Incoming Correspondence, 40592-48356

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Cyrus Adler

Box 1 of 1

Spencer F. Baird

Box 1 of 1

Charles D. Walcott - Official, incoming, 1896-1898

Box 1 of 1

Charles D. Walcott - Official, outgoing, 1907-1908

Box 1 of 1

Samuel P. Langley

Box 1 of 1

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Reports

Box 1 of 1

Assistant Secretary: Correspondence, H. W. Elliott

Box 1 of 1

William Jones Rhees

Box 1 of 1

Material documenting Smithsonian and USNM involvement with the Lincoln and Perry Memorial Committees

Box 1 of 1

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1897-1906

Box 1 of 1

Material concerning Appropriations and Expenditures - USNM (chiefly derived from "The Smithsonian Institution - Documents Relative to its Origin and History," by William Jones Rhees)

Box 1 of 1

Reports concerning USNM Publications and Printing

Box 1 of 1

Copies of Correspondence concerning Organization and Staff

Box 1 of 1

Assistant Secretary: Explorations by the Smithsonian. John Torrey manuscript and memorandum of reports on natural history - Northwest Boundary Commission.

Box 1 of 1

Joseph L. Harris manuscript; Letter, Henry to Thompson

Box 1 of 1

Assistant Secretary: Explorations by the Smithsonian. Miscellaneous material concerning Smithsonian involvement in scientific exploration.

Box 1 of 1

Report on the Insects Collection on the United States Northwest Boundary Survey, by John L. LeConte and P. R. Uhler

Box 1 of 1

Articles concerning the Smithsonian

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Typescript of a proposed manuscript, "Experiments in Aerodromics," by Samuel P. Langley, including footnotes

Box 1 of 1

Plans made by Spencer F. Baird for Museum Exhibits in the Smithsonian Building

Box 1 of 1

Labels for Pell Collection, National Gallery of Art, 1927

Box 1 of 1

Miscellaneous Bibliographical Material

Box 1 of 1

Gottorffish - Report

Box 1 of 1

Organization of Collections - History (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Acts and Debates in Congress relating to the Smithsonian

Box 1 of 1

News Clippings, 1901-1912

Box 1 of 1

United States National Museum - Leave of Absence Log, 1895

Box 1 of 1

Manual of Collecting, by Richard Rathbun; Rules and Regulations; and Rulings

Box 1 of 1

National Museum Requisitions, 1881-1888; and Articles about the Smithsonian

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