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Description of visit to the Smithsonian Institution that covers the museum, and interview with Secretary Joseph Henry, Smithsonian publications, Henry's laboratory for the study of physics, and the Regent's Room located in the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle."


  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Regents' Room


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Smithsonian Institution Archives, RU 96, Box 1, Folder 10; Editors and Proprietors: Rev. J. B. Jeter, D. D., Rev. A. E. Dickinson; Associate Editor: R. Fuller, D. D., Baltimore, MD

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Religious Herald (Newspaper)

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


November 24, 1870


  • Publishers and publishing
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • SI, Early History
  • Museums
  • Museum publications
  • Museum visitors

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