Publication Packages Labeled with Foreign Country Destination

ID: 26963 or MAH-26963

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Early 1900s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: 33

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Summary

In the basement of the Smithsonian Institution Building, stacks of packages of publications labeled with the foreign country to receive the shipment have been prepared by the International Exchange Service. Established in 1848, the International Exchange Service, administered by the Smithsonian Institution, disseminated scientific publications to scholarly institutions both in the United States and abroad.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • International Exchange Service (IES)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: 33

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Early 1900s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Basements
  • Exchanges, Literary and scientific
  • Packages

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

26963 or MAH-26963

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Other; Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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