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Accession 12-184,  Weiss, Helena M,  Helena M. Weiss Papers, 1908-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Weiss, Helena M
Title: Helena M. Weiss Papers
Dates: 1908-1993
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 12-184
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the personal papers of Helena M. Weiss and documents her life in Washington, DC, her family, and her work and colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution, such as Ray S. Bassler and E. O. Ulrich. Also documented are Weiss' trips to Thailand, Nepal, and India. Of particular note is a scrapbook containing images of Weiss' family, friends, colleagues, and travel. Materials include correspondence, clippings, awards, brochures, publications, picture postcards, a scrapbook, and images.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the personal papers of Helena M. Weiss and documents her life in Washington, DC, her family, and her work and colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution, such as Ray S. Bassler and E. O. Ulrich. Also documented are Weiss' trips to Thailand, Nepal, and India. Of particular note is a scrapbook containing images of Weiss' family, friends, colleagues, and travel. Materials include correspondence, clippings, awards, brochures, publications, picture postcards, a scrapbook, and images.

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 12-184, Weiss, Helena M, Helena M. Weiss Papers

Container List

Box 1

Correspondence - Ray S. Bassler, 1941-1948

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence - Carol Bodycomb, 1937-1948

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence - Helena Bodycomb, 1930

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence - Ross Bodycomb, 1943-1945

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence - Anna Weiss, 1926

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence - Eugene H. Weiss, 1943-1945

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1908, 1919

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1930-1939 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1940-1949

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1950-1959

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1960-1969

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1970-1979

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1980-1989

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, undated

Box 1 of 2

Christmas cards, 1958-1976

Box 1 of 2

Scrapbook, 1934-1940

Box 1 of 2

Photograph - Ray S. Bassler, 1939

Box 1 of 2

Photograph - Ross Bodycomb

Box 1 of 2

Photograph - Remington Kellogg, 1953

Box 1 of 2

Photograph - Margaret Madley

Box 1 of 2

Photographs - Eugene Weiss, c. 1939, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Photographs - Helena Weiss and Ray S. Bassler

Box 1 of 2

Photograph - Gerry with Carol

Box 1 of 2

Photographs - 1960s

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Bangkok, Thailand, 1968

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Kathmandu, Nepal, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Tiger Tops, Nepal, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Agra and New Delhi, India, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Indian architecture, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Slides -Srinagar, India, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Kellogg party - South Garden, October 6, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Travel in Caribbean and other subjects

Box 1 of 2

Photographs, undated

Box 1 of 2

Photographs - Kodak album set - Black Hills, South Dakota

Box 1 of 2

Negatives, 1952 and undated

Box 1 of 2

Postcards annotated by Ray S. Bassler depicting various cities he was working in or visiting, 1936-1938

Box 1 of 2

Postcards - General

Box 1 of 2

Diary, 1935

Box 1 of 2

War Hospitality Committee and USO, 1946-1947

Box 1 of 2

Weiss Across America - Locations of Weiss family members in the United States, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Community service, 1978-1993

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian - Personnel, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian identification badge

Box 2 of 2

Trip to Asia with Marie Hoemann, 1963

Box 2 of 2

National Zoological Park (NZP) - Centennial, 1988

Box 2 of 2

Treasure by the Millions: The Story of the Smithsonian Institution by Harry Edward Neal, 1961

Box 2 of 2

The Twentieth Century Club, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration as told by Helena Weiss, 1933

Box 2 of 2

Memorial service for Harry Philips, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Arthur Murray School of Dancing, 1950-1951

Box 2 of 2

Notary Public, 1945-1969

Box 2 of 2

Theater programs, 1941-1947

Box 2 of 2

Clippings

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous materials, 1931-1951

Box 2 of 2