Depository Files, 1960-2008

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Consists of records documenting correspondence with depositories from which the Joseph Henry Papers Project requested documents relating to Joseph Henry, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1878. The Joseph Henry Papers Project was part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives, Institutional History Division. Materials include correspondence, lists, notes, postcards, photographs, and transparencies. Some materials are in electronic format.


Henry, Joseph 1797-1878


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1960
  • 1960-2008


  • Science
  • History
  • Science--History
  • Research


  • Manuscripts
  • Picture postcards
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS01759

Physical description

7 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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