Narrow Your Results

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.

Photographic Collection, 1860-1960

Creator:
United States National Museum Division of Graphic Arts
Title:
Photographic Collection, 1860-1960
Dates:
1860, 1860-1960
Summary:
This collection contains images pertaining to natural history, such as plant and animal specimens and anthropological studies. The formats include 8" x 10" glass plate negatives and 4" x 5", 5" x 7", and 8" x 10" black and white film negatives. The prefix 'MNH' was assigned to the numbers in this collection
Topics:
Animals, Anthropology, Botanical specimens, Botany, Photography, Plants, Zoological specimens, Zoology
Subjects:
Museum of Natural History (U.S.), United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Photographic Services, Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services
Form/Genre:
Glass negatives, Collection descriptions, Black-and-white negatives
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 11-007
Physical Description:
172.8 cu. ft. (480 5x8 boxes)
Full Record:
http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!360778~!0#focus

Using the Archives' Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. Please cite the Smithsonian Institution Archives as the source of the content, and when possible, link to the Smithsonian Archives website (siarchives.si.edu). Please let us know how you are using our collections for your projects. For information on commercial licensing or other uses, visit Rights and Reproductions. More information available within the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use policy.