The Smithsonian Institution by Paul H. Oehser

Cover of: The Smithsonian Institution | Paul H. Oehser

Published by Praeger in New York, London .

Written in English

Read online


  • Smithsonian Institution.

Edition Notes


Book details

Statementby Paul H. Oehser.
SeriesPraeger library of U.S. government departments and agencies -- no.21
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,275p.,8plates :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22575411M
ISBN 100275026485

Download The Smithsonian Institution

Anthropology / Archaeology Art / Architecture Aviation / Military / Space History In the Classroom Museum Studies National Air and Space Museum Titles National Museum of African American History and Culture Titles National Museum of American History Titles National Museum of Natural History Titles National Museum of the American Indian Titles.

The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum, education, and research complex. We are a community of learning and the opener of doors. Join us on a. Welcome to the Smithsonian. When you visit the Smithsonian, you’re entering the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex.

Most of our museums are located in the Washington, DC, area with two in New York City. Jul 28,  · This book is just what you would expect from the Smithsonian, pages of glossy pictures that leave you wanting more.

The _Guide_ starts with about 35 pages of useful information such as how to get around DC and some of the history of the Smithsonian Institution/5(6). The Future of Madre de Dios: Smithsonian's Working Landscape Simulator for Sustainable Development. Hadrien Vanthomme, Ana María Sánchez-Cuervo, Paola Gárate, Francisco Dallmeier and Adriana Bravo.

$ Editors' Picks. SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TERMS OF USE / PRIVACY. PUBLIC ACCESS. Dec 21,  · The Smithsonian Institution: A Novel [Gore Vidal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It'sand a teenage math genius is mysteriously summoned to the Smithsonian Institution, where a crash program to develop the atomic bomb is being conducted in the basement.

The boy turns out to hold the key to both the secrets of nuclear fission and breakthroughs in the time 3/5(15). The Smithsonian and its staff began to appear in fiction writing shortly after it was founded, reflecting popular ideas of what this new institution was. References to the Smithsonian appeared in biographical novels, satires, murder mysteries and adventures, ranging from Author: KapsalisE.

Book Phone reservations, call Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC History, science, art and culture come alive at these free DC museums. Collectively called the Smithsonian Institution, this world-renowned museum and research complex consists of 17 museums, galleries and a zoo.

A New Book About George Washington Breaks All the Rules on How to Write About George Washington Smithsonian Institution; For Smithsonian magazine, I sat down to talk at length about Author: Karin Wulf. The Smithsonian Institution book. Read 57 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

It'sand a teenage math genius is mysteriously su /5. Smithsonian Institution Archives' blog, THE BIGGER PICTURE, for case studies and tips on digital preservation and preserving collections. Digitization. Smithsonian Institution Archives, "Digitization Standards for Images" Federal Agencies Digitization The Smithsonian Institution book Initiative; Medical Sciences Scholarship.

Life Sciences Foundation. The newest Smithsonian Institution museum is the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Situated on the National Mall, this new architectural wonder is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture.

Where are the Smithsonian museums. Me in front of the Smithsonian Libraries door in the Natural History Museum the day I arrived in Washington, D.C.

This post was written by McKenna Heim, Smithsonian Libraries Advancement Office intern from June to January places a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied and exhibited by the Smithsonian Institution -- science, history, art.

The Smithsonian Libraries is the most comprehensive museum library system in the world, supporting the vital research of the Institution as well as the work of scientists and scholars around the world.

Consisting of 20 branch libraries in Washington, D.C., Panama and New York, our collections are. Prominent among the publication efforts of the Smithsonian Institution as well as within the Libraries' collections are the works of the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE).

Established by Congress within the Smithsonian Institution inthe Bureau of American Ethnology (initially the Bureau of. Sign me up for Smithsonian Store Email Updates about new products and special offers. Search millions of objects in the collections including photographs, artworks, artifacts, scientific specimens, manuscripts, sound records, and transcripts.

These. The Confusion Era: Art and Culture of Japan During the Allied Occupation, (Asian Art & Culture) by Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Smithsonian Institution is now accepting applications for Read more.

Read more. Alexandria Arriving at Spark!Lab. February 10, by Eric Woodard. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), the Read more. Read more. The Wonder of Shark Scales. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press continues the Smithsonian's rich history of scholarly publishing and is dedicated to publishing research and other scholarly and educational contributions authored by Smithsonian scholars and researchers, including monographs, collection catalogs, exhibition catalogs, technical studies and analyses, and edited collections and proceedings.

Also, if you book your Smithsonian Institution vacation package in Southwest with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts. Whatever time of year you choose to visit Smithsonian Institution in Southwest, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal.

Our goal is simple. Information from the National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Statement Regarding the Book of Mormon.

The Smithsonian Institution has never used the Book of Mormon in any way as a scientific guide. Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC Dear Sir or Madam: It has come to my attention that the Smithsonian Institution has issued a new “Statement Regarding the Book of Mormon.” I would appreciate it very much if you would provide me a copy of this Statement using the enclosed pre-addressed, pre-stamped envelope.

Saving Haiti’s Heritage Cultural Recovery after the Earthquake A book by Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Institution. The earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, devastated its capital region, killingleaving over a million people homeless, and a nation in ruins.

Transcribe It. Become a digital volunteer and help transcribe and review some of the Smithsonian's many digitized collections, making them more accessible and searchable for researchers around the world.

Praise. BOOKLIST Smithsonian American Women is the rare reference book that is also unputdownable. Stemming from the American Women’s History Initiative and tied to the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment, the volume is a demonstration of what there is to mine from the Smithsonian’s collections that reflects the lives of women.

Dec 26,  · The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Which president holds the record for th 4/5. Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Toggle navigation Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives. Search Search. About; Explore Archival Collections. Access descriptions of personal papers, manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, films, works of art and organizational records.

Jan 01,  · The Paperback of the The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia by Smithsonian Institution at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for Brand: Smithsonian Institution Press.

As the world's largest traveling exhibition service, SITES offers exhibitions to museums, libraries, science centers, historical societies, community centers, botanical gardens, schools, and other institutions across the nation. Our Community Portal is open to any venue who may be interested in hosting a SITES exhibition, but an account is required in order to access some content.

STATEMENT REGARDING THE BOOK OF MORMON. The Smithsonian Institution has never used the Book of Mormon in any way as a scientific guide. Smithsonian archeologists see no direct connection between the archeology of the New World and the subject matter of the book.

Save $1, per person when you book by February 28. For thousands of years, waves of civilizations have left their imprint on the Mediterranean. Explore a multitude of World Heritage sites during this delightful cruise featuring southern Italy, Sicily, and.

James Hampton, The Book of the 7 Dispensation, ca. commercially printed ledger, cardboard, ink, and foil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Harry. The Smithsonian Libraries is the most comprehensive museum library system in the world, supporting the vital research of the Institution as well as the work of scientists and scholars around the world.

Consisting of 21 branch libraries in Washington, D.C., Panama and New York, our collections are. The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia gives a bite-size overview of human flight from primitive attempts at aircraft to commercial jets, space in pop culture, and military aviation.

The book’s Q&A format makes it easy to pick up for either a minute or an Smithsonian Institution Press. Smithsonian Scientific Series, First Edition.

You Searched For: Illustrated, page work from the prestigious Smithsonian Institution, being a "book about the Zoo, full or personalities and histories" - telling stories of the National Zoo and its animals.

Book. Seller Inventory # Oct 29,  · SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION is the largest museum complex in the world. Smithsonian American Women is part of the The Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative which illuminates women's pivotal roles in building and sustaining our country. The book features objects from 16 Smithsonian museums and archives and text by 95 curators with.

The Smithsonian, through the Smithsonian Science Education Center, plays an active role in sparking students' and teachers' interest in STEM to ensure a scientifically literate global citizenry.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Smithsonian Institution books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.About The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia.

Which president holds the record for the most vetoes? Which president had the largest shoe size? Who was the only president to serve in both World War I and World War II?Feb 24,  · Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and state humanities councils nationwide.

Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.

20021 views Friday, November 6, 2020