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    SIA Acc. 01-200, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Exhibition Records, 1990-1998

    • Date: 1990 1990-1998
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Archives
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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  3. Blog Post

    Looking Smithson’s Gift Horse in the Mouth

    • Date: July 28, 2015
    • Creator: Pamela M. Henson
    • Description: Today, James Smithson’s bequest to found the Smithsonian is considered a wonderful event, but in 1835 when it was announced, many Americans responded negatively. Why did they look his gift horse in the mouth?

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  5. Smithson's Gift Exhibit Opens in Castle, January 1996, Smithsonian Archives - History Div.

    Smithson's Gift Exhibit Opens in Castle

    • Date: January 1996

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  7. Finding Aid

    SIA Acc. 17-080, Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records, 1970-2006

    • Date: 1970 1970-2006
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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  9. Webpage

    Smithsonian Libraries

    • Date: April 14, 2011
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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  11. SI History Bibliography

    The Story of the Smithsonian Institution

    • Date: 1979
    • Creator: Stein, R. Conrad
    • Creator: Stein, R. Conrad

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  13. Webpage

    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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  15. Specimen card from the Presidential Cruise of 1938.

    The Oval Office meets the Castle: Presidents at the Smithsonian

    • Date: November 8, 2016
    • Creator: Hillary Brady
    • Description: The Smithsonian Castle sits just over a mile away from Washington D.C.’s most notable address,1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. We are more than just a short walk away from the White House, however—we are directly tied to it and its occupants. Not only does the Smithsonian collect the history of United States Presidents (including, yes, Lincoln’s top hat and even the hair of a few

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  17. Finding Aid

    SIA RU007000, Smithson, James 1765-1829, James Smithson Collection, 1796-1951, circa 1974, 1981-1983

    • Date: 1796 1796-1983 1796-1951, circa 1974, 1981-1983
    • Creator: Smithson, James, 1765-1829
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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  19. Finding Aid

    SIA RU007000, Smithson, James 1765-1829, James Smithson Collection, 1796-1951, circa 1974, 1981-1983

    • Date: 1796 1796-1983 1796-1951, circa 1974, 1981-1983
    • Creator: Smithson, James, 1765-1829
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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  21. SI History Bibliography

    Spencer Baird's Dream: A U. S. National Museum

    • Date: 2000
    • Creator: Henson, Pamela M 1948-
    • Creator: Henson, Pamela M 1948-

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  23. Webpage

    Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents

    • Date: March 9, 2011
    • Description: Information on the Board of Regents through the Smithsonian's history.

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