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  1. Smithsonian Explorers, The Megatherium Club

    Smithsonian Explorers, The Megatherium Club

    • Date: c. 1862-63
    • Creator: Unknown
    • Creator: Unknown

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    The Megatherium Club

    • Date: December 1, 2017
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_5844,size=200,left]The Megatherium Club, named after a giant extinct sloth that once roamed South America, consisted of an eccentric group of young naturalists aiming to build the Smithsonian’s collection. The club was formed in 1857 under zoologist William Stimpson, who held the club’s first meeting in his cottage before the members were asked to set

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  5. Sidedoor Season 2: if these bones could talk

    Sidedoor Podcast: Megatherium Club

    • Date: June 22, 2017
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_5844,size=250,left]A staff-favorite story in the Smithsonian’s history is that of the Megatherium Club — a revolving group of young naturalists who made the Castle their temporary home in between expeditions to the outer reaches of the United States. Who could not be intrigued by this photo of the Club where they look to be sharing a joke, or a plan?

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    Play Our New Game! “The Mystery of the Megatherium Club: Mustaches & Mayhem”

    • Date: July 4, 2017
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: We are pleased to launch a new live-play mystery based on the Megatherium Club, an actual group of young naturalists who lived in dormitories in the Smithsonian's Castle. Geared toward teen visitors (you must be 13 years or older to play), “The Mystery of the Megatherium Club: Mustaches & Mayhem” runs July 8th-Aug. 27th, with limited timeslots daily. Spend an hour with your

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  9. Portrait of Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978)

    Portrait of Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978)

    • Date: 1944 April 10, 1944
    • Creator: Unknown

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  11. William Henry Jackson (1843-1942)

    William Henry Jackson (1843-1942)

    • Date: 1937 April 1937
    • Creator: Robinson, Joseph

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  13. black and white illustration of 2 sloths, one walking on 4 legs, one on two legs gripping tree branch with tongue out

    New Website: The Mischievous Megatherium Club!

    • Date: February 6, 2018
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: "It is five o’clock, when the Megatherium takes its prey, that the most interesting characters of the animal are seen. Then it roars with delight and makes up for the hard work of the day by much fun and conduction." Folks at Home, February 17, 1863, Robert Kennicott[edan-image:id=siris_sic_5844,size=250,left]Not only is this beast intriguing as a specimen, but it is the

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  15. Group Portrait of Megatherium Club

    Group Portrait of Megatherium Club

    • Date: 1862 Circa 1862-1863
    • Creator: Unknown

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    Spencer Fullerton Baird

    • Date: November 20, 2017
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_9654,size=225,left]Spencer Fullerton Baird was a visionary and can be rightfully credited as a co-creator of the Megatherium Club. Through his position as Assistant Secretary at the Smithsonian, and then Secretary in 1878, Baird corresponded with many of the great naturalists and explorers of his time, in hopes that they would help build the

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  19. Alexander Wetmore, Ratibor Hartmann and Cristobal Sánchez

    Alexander Wetmore, Ratibor Hartmann and Cristobal Sánchez

    • Date: March 16, 1949
    • Creator: Unknown
    • Creator: Unknown

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  21. Watson Perrygo, Cristobal Sánchez, Ratibor Hartmann at Ana Luz

    Watson Perrygo, Cristobal Sánchez, Ratibor Hartmann at Ana Luz

    • Date: April 16, 1949
    • Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
    • Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

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    A Ghost in the Archives: Robert Kennicott

    • Date: October 27, 2016
    • Creator: Tammy L. Peters
    • Description: A spooky coincidence leads to a forgotten Robert Kennicott document in the Smithsonian Archives.

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