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Smithsonian Institution

Overview
Works: 534 works in 879 publications in 1 language and 26,879 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Periodicals  Juvenile works  Chronology  Biography  Sources  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: TL515, 629.13009
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Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James Trefil ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of astronomy, looks at what we have learned about the Sun, Moon, stars and planets, and identifies key questions which face astronomers of the future
Indians; the great photographs that reveal North American Indian life, 1847-1929, from the unique collection of the Smithsonian Institution by Joanna Cohan Scherer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Natural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on Earth by Becky Alexander ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history. Giving a clear overview of the classification of our natural world-over 6,000 species-Natural History looks at every kingdom of life, from bacteria, minerals, and rocks to fossils to plants and animals. --from publisher description
Air & space Smithsonian by Smithsonian Institution ( )
in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteenth-century ceramics from Fort Michilimackinac : a study in historical archeology by Cootie Stark ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
United States Army headgear 1855-1902 by Edgar M Howell ( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smithsonian treasury of 20th-century science by Webster Prentiss True ( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Smithsonian book of flight by Walter J Boyne ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grade level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, e, i, s
Military history : the definitive visual guide to the objects of warfare ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Organized chronologically and by key military technology, covers the weapons, armor, equipment, battles, and military figures that have defined war through the ages, from stone weapons to the laser-accurate stealth bombers of today
Smithsonian atlas of space exploration by Roger D Launius ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of space exploration from Ptolomy and Copernicus to the space shuttles and Mars missions of today, and explains the geography of space flight and the ways in which space travel was shaped by Cold War politics
The vanishing race and other illusions : photographs of Indians by Edward S. Curtis by Christopher M Lyman ( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Museums and education; [papers] by Eric Larrabee ( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physics by Barry R Parker ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the basic principles of physics, including classical mechanics, quantum physics, electricity, magnetism, thermodynamics, relativity, and light; discusses the history behind their discovery; and explores their practical applications
Museums : a place to work : planning museum careers by Jane R Glaser ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Museum work is becoming increasingly professionalized. The skills demanded by those who work in museums are increasing as technology advances and society changes. This much-needed volume surveys the latest trends in museum work. Museums: A Place to Work, Planning Museum Careers is the definitive guide to the museum profession. It outlines in detail more than thirty museum positions, incorporates extracts from interviews with experienced museum professionals from many backgrounds and includes sections on the origins and history of museums, the importance of ethics, training, preparation and the future for museums. Museums: A Place to Work, Planning Museum Careers provides indispensable information on how to find jobs in museums. It is aimed at those starting a museum career as well as experienced professionals wanting to change or advance their career, and career counselors
Native American photography at the Smithsonian : the Shindler catalogue by Smithsonian Institution ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The images form the core not only of the Smithsonian's extensive collection of Native American photographs but of important collections in many other major museums around the world. They were, moreover, the primary material for what was perhaps the first photographic exhibit ever in an American museum." "In her introduction to the photographs, Paula Fleming of the National Anthropological Archives recounts the history of the Smithsonian's first photographic exhibit and catalogue, provides a brief biography of the photographer A. Zeno Shindler, describes the
Alaskan Eskimo life in the 1890s as sketched by native artists by George E Phebus ( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawings and paintings discovered at the Smithsonian, depicting all phases of Alaskan Eskimo life
James Means and the problem of man-flight during the period 1882-1920 by James Howard Means ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Museums directory of the United States and Canada ( )
in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smithsonian scientific series by C. G Abbot ( Book )
9 editions published between 1934 and 1938 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane's aircraft recognition guide by David Rendall ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles nearly five hundred civil and military jets, helicopters, and other aircraft, providing color photos, multi-angle drawings, brief histories, specifications, and dimensions and listing their features and variants
 
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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.08 for The Smiths ... to 0.96 for The influe ...)
Alternative Names
Muʼassasat Smīthsūniyān
Smithsonian institution
Smithsonian Institution in Washington
Smithsonian institution Washington, D.C. National armed forces museum
Smitsonovskiĭ institut
Смитсоновский институт
Languages
English (148)
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