Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives is the Institutional memory of a unique American cultural resource which includes nineteen museums, a national zoo, and nine research centers. The Archives' staff collect, preserve and make available the records of the Smithsonian and related materials that document Smithsonian people, events, facilities, and research. The history of the Smithsonian is a vital part of the history of the American experience, of scientific exploration, and of international cultural understanding. View more collections from the Archives:

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