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    Saving the Smithsonian’s Web

    • Date: August 25, 2011
    • Description: This post is an update to Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig's post “Archiving the Smithsonian’s Presence on the Internet” from September 2, 2010. The Smithsonian Institution has had a presence on the Internet for more than sixteen years. It’s come a long way since then. Documenting the Smithsonian’s various websites falls under the purview of the Smithsonian Institution Archives...but how

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    Researching the Smithsonian's History | Smithsonian Institution Archives

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      Unlocking the History of the Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute

      • Date: October 9, 2018
      • Creator: Kira M. Sobers
      • Description: A couple of months ago, a few members of the Archives staff went out to the Smithsonian Conversation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Virginia, to collect some records that are being accessioned into our collections. One of the items we were given on this trip was a book detailing the facilities located on the property in Front Royal prior to it being used by the

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      The Smithsonian's 165th Anniversary

      • Date: August 10, 2011
      • Creator: Pamela M. Henson
      • Description: Exactly 165 years ago today, legislation establishing the Smithsonian Institution was passed by the US Congress and signed into law by President James K. Polk. From today’s perspective, it seems like a “no-brainer” to accept a generous bequest from a little-known Englishman named James Smithson and create an institution in his name. But from the perspective of that era, the

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      Federal History Office Profile: 'Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge' by The Smithsonian's Institutional History Division

      • Date: Winter 2012-2013
      • Creator: Henson, Pamela M 1948-
      • Creator: Henson, Pamela M 1948-

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      The Smithsonian’s First Garden

      • Date: May 31, 2018
      • Creator: Lisa Fthenakis
      • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_9273,size=500,center]Have you ever heard of Smithsonian Park? If you are visiting the Smithsonian today, probably not. But if you had visited the Smithsonian in the 1850s, it would have been one of the first things you experienced.Smithsonian Park occupied the area between the Smithsonian Institution Building, or the Castle, and Downtown Washington,

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      Bibliography of the Smithsonian's History

      • Date: March 17, 2011
      • Description: I’d like a list of publications on the history of the Smithsonian. Can you provide me with a bibliography?

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      Smithsonian Institution Archives - Researching the Smithsonian's History

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        Who was the Smithsonian’s first staff photographer?

        • Date: September 2, 2011
        • Description: Who was the Smithsonian’s first staff photographer?

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        Going Back to the Smithsonian’s Future

        • Date: February 8, 2018
        • Creator: Lisa Fthenakis
        • Description: Today on The Bigger Picture, we are highlighting the anniversary of the 1927 Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian which brought together people from across the country – scientists, academics, politicians, and private citizens – to advise on the future role of the Smithsonian. For this, we bring you a piece from Smithsonian Archives Program Assistant Lisa Fthenakis,

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        Smithsonian's Photo Summit

        • Date: October 12, 2009
        • Description: [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Installation View of Smithsonian Photography Exhibition Art Section, by Thomas Smillie, c.

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      • Snowflake Study, 1890, by Wilson A. Bentley, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

        The Smithsonian's Top 6 Archives Myths

        • Date: October 26, 2011
        • Creator: Catherine Shteynberg
        • Description: The top five myths about the archives at the Smithsonian Institution.

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