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Articles about the history of the Smithsonian by Smithsonian staff and administrators, including: Alexander Wetmore, Charles Greeley Abbot, Frank H. H. Roberts, Jr., Frank A. Taylor, A. Remington Kellogg, Webster P. True, Harry W. Dorsey, Leila F. Clark and Morris Leikind. Topics covered include the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Library, the Department of Engineering and Industries, the International Exchange Service, and Departments of Geology and Biology.


  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Roberts, Frank H. H (Frank Harold Hanna) 1897-1966
  • Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007
  • Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969
  • True, Webster Prentiss b. 1892
  • Dorsey, Harry W 1874-1960
  • Clark, Leila Forbes
  • Leikind, Morris C
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Engineering and Industries
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Biology
  • International Exchange Service (IES)
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Library of Congress


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Prepared for Science by the staff of the Smithsonian Institution to celebrate the centennial of the Institution in 1946.

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Science Vol. 104, no. 2693 (Journal)

Contact information

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


August 9, 1946


  • Anniversaries
  • Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution Centennial (Event)
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • SI, Early History
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museum publications

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