SIA Acc. 11-007, United States National Museum Division of Graphic Arts, Photographic Collection, 1860-1960

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Summary

This collection contains images pertaining to natural history, such as plant and animal specimens and anthropological studies. The formats include 8" x 10" glass plate negatives and 4" x 5", 5" x 7", and 8" x 10" black and white film negatives. The prefix 'MNH' was assigned to the numbers in this collection.

Creator

United States National Museum Division of Graphic Arts

Subject

  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Photographic Services
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services

Notes

For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Numeric

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1860
  • 1860-1960

Topic

  • Botanical specimens
  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Anthropology
  • Plants
  • Photography
  • Botany
  • Zoological specimens

Form/Genre

  • Glass negatives
  • Collection descriptions
  • Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-007

Physical description

172.8 cu. ft. (480 5x8 boxes)