Description: Memoranda have been with us for decades. While their purpose remains the same, their form and appearance have changed over the years. This short video gives a brief overview of how memoranda found in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution Archives evolved over time.
Description: A Texas girl, Calpurnia, is more interested in natural history than domestic skills. She studies with her grandfather, and they discover a new species of plant in 1900 in Texas, as she learns to balance her life.