SIA Acc. 16-126, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), Photographic Collection, 1959-1971

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This collection contains images of the collections and exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History. These images were taken by the museum's own photographers. Some of these materials were created when the museum was known as the Museum of Natural History. The format consists of 4" x 5" black and white film negatives.The prefix 'MNH' was assigned to the numbers in this collection.


Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1959
  • 1959-1971


  • Photography
  • Natural History
  • Exhibitions
  • Natural history


  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 16-126

Physical description

8.25 cu. ft. (8.25 non-standard size boxes)

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