Report of the Assistant Director of the United States National Museum for the Year 1881

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Summary

Goode divides the history of the United States National Museum into three periods and reviews the role of the USNM as a museum for record, research and education. Contains his plan of organization for the National Museum and summarizes museum activities for 1881.

Subject

United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1883

Topic

  • Education
  • SI, Early History
  • Museums
  • National Collections
  • Museum techniques
  • Museums--Educational aspects

Physical description

pp. 81-165

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