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  1. Portrait photograph of Evangelestia-Dougherty. Trees are in the background.

    Smithsonian Names Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty Director of Smithsonian Libraries and Archives

    • Date: October 6, 2021
    • Description: On October 5, 2021, the Smithsonian announced that Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty will be the new director of the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives, effective Nov. 6.

  3. Where Are Archives Going? Impressions from SAA 2012

    • Date: August 30, 2012
    • Creator: Ricc Ferrante
    • Description: Impressions from the Society of American Archivists 2012 Annual Meeting on how archives are transforming themselves in the 21st century.

  5. Blue-tinted cyanotype of a statue in the middle of a lake. A large, beautiful building is in the background.

    Collection Highlights: New Additions to the Archives Website

    • Date: October 13, 2020
    • Description: See new collection highlights posted to the Smithsonian Institution Archives website.

  7. A man sits in a library.

    Archives Puzzles: Some Library Love

    • Date: December 14, 2020
    • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
    • Description: Have a little fun with images from our collections that have been designated as open access. Anyone can now download, transform, share, and reuse millions of images as part of Smithsonian Open Access.

  9. Blog Post

    Postcards on the Edge

    • Date: February 18, 2010
    • Description: One of the largest collections of real photo postcards at the Smithsonian can be found in the conveniently titled “post card collection” in the Eliot Elisofon Archives at the National Museum of African Art. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="368" caption="Madagascar - Le bel album venu de France, c. 1905, by Unknown photograher, Postcard, National Museum of African Art,

  11. Page from a coloring activitity of rooms in the Smithsonian Castle. This one is of the library.

    Distance Learning Activities and Tips from the Archives

    • Date: April 14, 2020
    • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
    • Description: Whether you have a little downtime or you wish you remembered what downtime was like, the Archives is here for you with a few distance learning activities and organization tips.

  13. Objects for Preparing Food, exhibition catalogue, 1972.

    Design + Archives: Objects for Preparing Food

    • Date: December 1, 2015
    • Creator: Mitch Toda
    • Description: Design + Archives takes a look at an exhibition from the Renwick, "Objects for Preparing Food," from 1973.

  15. Color photograph of a handheld field notebook opened, and displaying a sketch of a rural landscape.

    Exhibiting the Smithsonian Institution Archives: A Look Back

    • Date: May 15, 2018
    • Creator: Pamela M. Henson
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_13754,size=400,center]When people think of a Smithsonian exhibit, they probably don’t think of one filled with documents from an archives! A piece of paper doesn’t grab your attention from across the room, as the Fénykövi elephant or Chuck Berry’s car do. But on closer inspection, handwritten scraps have fascinating stories to tell. They can be

  17. Blog Post

    Gone But Never Forgotten

    • Date: December 17, 2009
    • Description: [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="341" caption="Funeral home, Date unknown, by Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.), Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Scurlock Studio Records, 1905-1994, Call No. 0618.239244."][/caption] The Smithsonian has millions of pictures organized in hundreds of subject based

  19. Screen shot of our collections search operating at its lowest resolution. Bear images were often used as test subjects during the upgrade process.

    Smithsonian Institution Archives Moves to Drupal 7

    • Date: September 26, 2013
    • Creator: Andrew Whitesell
    • Description: The Smithsonian Institution Archives recently completed an upgrade from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7.

  21. Embracing the Crowd

    • Date: April 15, 2014
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: When I started working with museums in 2005, the concept of crowdsourcing was in its infancy. That year, James Surowiecki ‘s book, “The Wisdom of Crowds,” was published and there were tiny experiments in crowdsourcing occurring in the cultural heritage sector. There were hesitations and objections about the whole concept within the GLAM (gallery, library, archive, museum)

  23. An elephant lifts its trunk in the air.

    Collection Highlights: New Additions to the Archives Website

    • Date: July 2, 2020
    • Creator: Tammy L. Peters
    • Description: See new collection highlights posted to the Smithsonian Institution Archives website.

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