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Summary

The Islamic Archives, "a major collection on Islamic art and culture transferred to the Institution's custody by the committee for Islamic Culture," which consists of 87,000 photo documents, drawings and field notes of the late Myron Bement Smith, and is managed by the National Anthropological Archives, is opened to scholars and students.

Subject

National Anthropological Archives (NAA)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 10/1974, p. 3.

Contact information

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

Date

1974

Topic

Gifts

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