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    Smithson's Legacy

    • Date: February 21, 2017
    • Description: Smithson's Gift EnduresWhat would James Smithson think if he saw today's Smithsonian Institution—the world's largest museum and research complex?The activities of the Smithsonian Institution 150 years after its founding embody "the increase and diffusion of knowledge" in virtually all the modern interpretations of those words. Millions of sightseers each year enjoy Smithsonian

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    Credits

    • Date: February 21, 2017
    • Description: AcknowledgementsThe web version of From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution was adapted from an exhibition that appeared from July 1996 to January 1997 in the Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition Gallery in the National Museum of American History. It was one of the official projects that celebrated the 150th anniversary of the 1846 founding of the Smithsonian

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    Exhibition Records, c. 1996-2004

    • Date: 1996 1996-2004 c 1996-2004
    • Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Office of the Deputy Director

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  7. Model for Seated Statue of James Smithson

    Model for Seated Statue of James Smithson

    • Date: July 1996
    • Creator: Borglum, John Gutzon de La Mothe
    • Creator: Borglum, John Gutzon de La Mothe

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    James Smithson: Founder of the Smithsonian Institution

    • Date: September 14, 2012
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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  11. Model for Seated Statue of James Smithson

    Model for Seated Statue of James Smithson

    • Date: July 1996
    • Creator: Borglum, John Gutzon de La Mothe
    • Creator: Borglum, John Gutzon de La Mothe

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  13. GIF of someone navigating the introduction page of the web exhibition. It includes a graphic of photographs of people in black-and-white and a portrait painting of James Smithsonian in color.

    Introducing Smithson to Smithsonian

    • Date: August 10, 2022
    • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
    • Description: As the Smithsonian geared up to celebrate its 175th anniversary, the Libraries and Archives decided to revisit the online exhibition From Smithsonian to Smithsonian, created a quarter of a century ago. Today, on the Smithsonian’s birthday, we are pleased to celebrate the launch of a new, refreshed and greatly expanded web exhibition, Smithson to Smithsonian.

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    SIA Acc. 14-230, Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records, 1991-1996

    • Date: 1991 1991-1996
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    SIA Acc. 08-095, Smithsonian American Art Museum Registrar's Office, Exhibition Records, 1996-2003

    • Date: 1996 1996-2003
    • Creator: Smithsonian American Art Museum. Registrar's Office
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    SIA Acc. 15-282, Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records, 1991-1996

    • Date: 1991 1991-1996
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    SIA Acc. 08-051, Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records, 1971-2002

    • Date: 1971 1971-2002
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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  23. An older man sits at a booth as people wait in line. Banners are visible. They read: Why do research?; What is conservation?; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; and Frog Voices.

    Festival of American Folklife 1996: Working at the Smithsonian

    • Date: June 2, 2022
    • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
    • Description: At the 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Smithsonian staff and volunteers conducted oral history interviews with colleagues about their memories of working for the Smithsonian. To celebrate the Smithsonian’s 175th anniversary, we’re sharing clips from three of those interviews.

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