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Accession T90124,  Smithsonian Institution, Libraries,  Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Books, circa 1854-1962

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Libraries
Title: Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Books
Dates: circa 1854-1962
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession T90124
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of miscellaneous publications, notes, drafts, maps and other materials. Authors and correspondents include Spencer F. Baird, G. Brown Goode, Charles Rau, Theodore Gill, and Charles Greeley Abbot. Topics include Smithsonian Institution history, museology, and scientific research.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of miscellaneous publications, notes, drafts, maps and other related materials. Authors and correspondents include Spencer F. Baird, G. Brown Goode, Charles Rau, Theodore Gill, and Charles Greeley Abbot. Topics include Smithsonian history, museology, and scientific research. Provenance to this collection is unknown.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90124, Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Books

Container List

Box 1

Miscellaneous Proofs, Plates and Draft Text. Some material was written by Theodore Gill. Topics include Anglerfishes, fossils and birds (2 folders).

Box 1 of 2

Notes and Publications on Forest Conservancy, circa 1863-1870.

Box 1 of 2

Pencil Sketches, August 3, 1871.

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous Publications, circa 1854-1915. Many of the publications concern Smithsonian collections and buildings and James Smithson.

Box 1 of 2

Notes and Clippings, primarily concerning fishes (notes) and polar exploration (clippings).

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1877-1884, Professor H. Fischer to Charles Rau.

Box 1 of 2

Obituary and Photographs of Albert Charles Peale, 1872-1873, 1914. Note indicates that these materials were collected by William Henry Holmes.

Box 1 of 2

Observer's Handbook - Satellite Tracking Program, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1962.

Box 1 of 2

Coloring of Living Matter - Handwritten Text and Plates.

Box 1 of 2

Notes, Correspondence, Maps and Publication Drafts, primarily concerning Smithsonian Expeditions, 1871-1881 (2 folders).

Box 1 of 2

July 1882 American Naturalist - Handwritten Text.

Box 1 of 2

Publications by Charles Greeley Abbot, 1949-1950; and George Brown Goode, 1895.

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous Notes, Drafts and Maps.

Box 1 of 2

Drawings, Photographs and Proofs of Nebraska - Final Report (Plates of Fossils).

Box 1 of 2

Memorial of Joseph Henry, 1880 (Government Printing Office Publication).

Box 1 of 2

The Principles of Museum Administration by George Brown Goode, 1895 (Edited and Annotated).

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian Institution, 1855.

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Division of Earth Sciences Annual Report, 1956-1957.

Box 2 of 2

Books - Goode Library National Museum Books, 1899-1903. Log book containing vouchers and receipts.

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Drafts and Publications.

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Drafts, primarily by Charles Rau.

Box 2 of 2

Notes and Publications on Forest Conservancy.

Box 2 of 2

Theodore Gill Paper on Batrachoidids, etc.

Box 2 of 2

J. H. Kidder, Influence of Fresh Water on Fishes.

Box 2 of 2

An Account of the Smithsonian Institution - Its Origins, History, Objects and Achievements, 1904.

Box 2 of 2