Systematic Index to List of Foreign Correspondents of the Smithsonian Institution

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Summary

In the nineteenth century, the Smithsonian Institution was the hub of scientific communication between the United States and abroad, especially through its International Exchange Service. Baird's list of the Smithsonian's foreign correspondents served to place North American scientists in contact with their colleagues abroad.

Subject

International Exchange Service (IES)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1872

Topic

  • Communication in science
  • Secretaries
  • International relations
  • Science
  • International correspondence
  • Museums
  • Scientists
  • Government policy
  • Museum publications
  • Science and state

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