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Natural History Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of the Smithsonian's National Collection of Fine Arts, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, ground and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes (Section N).

The geographic location of this image is approximated by the objects pictured in the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude.

In 1935 the Natural History Building was called the United States National Museum and is now known as the National Museum of Natural History.

Exterior view of the Natural History Building as seen from the National Mall. Three cars are parked in front of the building on Madison Drive, NW.

Introducing the National Museum of Natural History's Collections Program Technicians (CPT)

National Museum of Natural History
Welcome to our First Post! The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is home to more than 127 million collection items. These specimens and cultural artifacts come in the shape and size of pinned insects, pressed plants on paper, animals preserved in alcohol, intricately crafted textiles and large dugout canoes....

The natural history review

Smithsonian Libraries
Subtitle varies.

Includes the transactions of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Cork Cuvierian Society, and Dublin Natural History Society.

Also available online.

Vol. 3 has added section: Journal of the Geological Society of Dublin.

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Natural History Building South Front

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
The south front, or the Mall side, of the National Museum of Natural History soon after it opened.

The Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society

Smithsonian Libraries
Issue for Dec. 1986 is called "Centenary supplement, 1886-1986."

Natural History Building, Construction

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
This photo can also be found in RU79 B9 F5, and there are several similar photos at this location.

The Natural History Building, viewed from The Mall, south side, as it nears completion, on March 27, 1909. The dome and the south porch are still under construction. There is a wooden fence around the construction area.

Bulletin / Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University

Smithsonian Libraries
Biological abstracts 0006-3169

Bulletin / Natural History Society of Maryland

Smithsonian Libraries
Title from caption.

Some issues published in combined form.

None published for July/ Aug. 1942.

Also available online.

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British journal of entomology and natural history / British Entomological and Natural History Society

Smithsonian Libraries
Title from cover.

Also available online.

Incorporates the Society's Proceedings and transactions of the British Entomological and Natural History Society.

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Natural history

Smithsonian Libraries
Maps with v. 1 and 2 folded in pocket.

Preface to v. 1-4 signed: E. Ray Lankester; v. 5, Sidney F. Harmer; v. 6, L. Fletcher.

Vol. 1 edited by L. Fletcher; 2-6, by F. Jeffrey Bell.

Synopsis and Classified summary of the contents of vols. I-VI: v. 6, p. [xi]-xvi.

Also available online.

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Maryland : a journal of natural history

Smithsonian Libraries
Title from cover.

Also available online.

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Construction, Natural History Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Construction of the South Porch of the new United States National Museum building, now the National Museum of Natural History, nears completion.

Natural History Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Image taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of the Smithsonian's National Collection of Fine Arts, and included in section N of a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds, buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes. Alternative Negative Number 32279-11.

The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude.

An alternative Negative Number 32219-11 is written in the top border in pencil.

On the lower right edge there are five semicircular cuts into the image.

Slightly to the right of its dome, the Natural History Building, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, seen from the middle of the National Mall,. Bare deciduous trees partially obscure the building, and one coniferous tree stands in front of the portico to the south entrance of the building. There are two cars parked on Madison Drive.

Natural History Building After Snow Storm

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
See Neg. # 26870-A for photo of same snow storm

The stairs leading to the south entrance of the National Museum of Natural History after a snow storm with a small path cleared through the snow.

National Museum of Natural History, 1965

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Exterior view of the West Wing of the Natural History Building upon completion. Photograph is taken from the sidewalk looking northeast, an ice cream vendor is on the street corner across from the museum.

Maryland naturalist / the Natural History Society of Maryland

Smithsonian Libraries
Title from cover.

No issues published between 1961-1986.

Some issues published in combined form.

Issue for July/Dec. 1992 incorrectly numbered, but constitutes vol. 36, no. 3-4.

Also available online.

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Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums

National Museum of Natural History
Speaker's Biography: Bruce J. MacFadden is Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and Professor of Geological Sciences, Latin American Studies, and Zoology at University of Florida, Gainesville. He has authored over 150 articles on mammalian systematics, paleoecology, and evolution, and also published research on how visitors to natural history museums understand evolution. He has participated in many exhibits and public education projects at FMNH. This year MacFadden is Program Officer for Informal Science Education in NSF's Directorate of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings.

Bulletin of the Natural History Society of Maryland

Smithsonian Libraries
Cover title.

Also available online.

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Rotunda of Natural History Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
The original negative number is 12338, but that negative could not be located on file. The original photograph was re-scanned, given new negative and digital file numbers.

Mammals are on exhibit in the Rotunda of the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. A giraffe stands at center in front of glass cases containing mammal specimens.

New Online Exhibitions! Notable Women and Latinos in Natural History

National Museum of Natural History
We are pleased to announce the release of two new BHL online exhibitions: Early Women in Science and Latino Natural History. Earlier this year, the Smithsonian Women's Committee awarded a one-year grant to Smithsonian Libraries (SIL) to build online exhibitions to showcase the scientific and historical contributions of Women and...

The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History

Smithsonian Libraries
Title from caption.

Vols. 3-4 include four reports on archaeological explorations near Madisonville, O., conducted under the direction of the Literary and Scientific Society of Madisonville. (Also issued separately).

The Journal of the Natural History Society of Siam

Smithsonian Libraries
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 2 (Aug. 1914).

Also available online.

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Natural history report. Zoology / British Museum (Natural History)

Smithsonian Libraries
At head of title: British Museum (Natural history).

Each number has also a distinctive title.

Title from cover.
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