WorldCat Identities

Smithsonian Institution

Works: 14,413 works in 22,134 publications in 3 languages and 601,770 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Chronologies  Instructional and educational works  Graphic novels  Conference papers and proceedings  Military history 
Roles: Producer, Editor, prn, isb, Other, Donor, Researcher, Correspondent, Sponsor, Publisher, Publishing director, Former owner, Recipient
Classifications: AS30, 505
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Smithsonian Institution
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Smithsonian Institution
Biodiversity by D.C.) National Forum on Biodiversity (1986 : Washington( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 2,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important book for scientists and nonscientists alike calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure and the demands of economic development. Based on a major conference sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution, Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions
American Revolution by Stuart Murray( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence
Resources for teaching middle school science by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world by Christopher Scarre( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the advance of history from human origins to the Renaissance in all parts of the world simultaneously, through specially designed time charts featuring full-color photographs of fascinating artifacts from a diversity of cultures
The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples from the Yellow Kid of 1896 to Peanuts, B.C., and Doonesbury
Thread of life : the Smithsonian looks at evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the course of evolution and traces advances that have been made in the field
The Smithsonian book of invention by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of invention and technology from prehistoric times to the present and examines the impact of technology and industry on civilization
In the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what is currently known about human evolution, loks at the work of anthropologists, and discusses the human traits of consciousness and language
Maker lab : 28 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discover by Jack Challoner( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends! --
The Civil War : a visual history( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, "The Civil War" is a definitive visual history of one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Includes comprehensive timelines, first-person accounts by soldiers, civilians, and key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics such as transportation, the economy, and the treatment of wounded soldiers
Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James Trefil( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,381 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
The changing conversation in America : lectures from the Smithsonian by William F Eadie( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a series of public lecturers sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates and the National Communication Association, this book provides insight into concerns that conversation is changing in negative ways in the United States, both on an interpersonal level and on a national level
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear says who we are. "Fashion" is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From the extravagance of Ancient Egypt, through the legendary fashion houses of Chanel and Dior, to the latest cutting-edge labels, this gorgeous collection of costume and dress shows how fashion reflects people and places, and captures the times in which they lived"--Page 4 of cover
Privateers in Charleston, 1793-1796 : an account of a French palatinate in South Carolina by Melvin H Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on Earth by Kathryn Hennessy( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,175 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
The planets by Heather Couper( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
Presidents by James Barber( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the great leaders who have shaped American history
Fire of life : the Smithsonian book of the Sun( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores man's perception of and relation to the sun from earliest times to the present, discussing the sun's origin, solar energy, and facts and theories that implicate the sun in near-disasters and including hundreds of photographs and illustrations
The story of the West : a history of the American West and its people by Robert M Utley( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the history of the West from the emergence of pre-Columbian civilizations more than 12,000 years ago to the urban West of today
Thirteen-star flags : keys to identification by Grace Rogers Cooper( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.01 for Smithsonia ... to 0.45 for Annual rep ...)

Resources for teaching middle school science
Resources for teaching middle school scienceSmithsonian timelines of the ancient worldMaker lab : 28 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discoverThe Civil War : a visual historyThe changing conversation in America : lectures from the SmithsonianFashion : the definitive history of costume and styleNatural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on EarthThe planets
Alternative Names

controlled identityArthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

controlled identityFreer Gallery of Art

Institusi Smithsonian

Institut Smithsonian

Instituto Smithsoniano grupo de museos y centro de investigación administrado por el gobierno de los Estados Unidos

Instituto Smithsoniano Instituição educacional e de pesquisa associada a um complexo de museus fundada e administrada pelo governo dos Estados Unidos

Instituto ti Smithsoniano grupo dagiti museo ken dagiti sentro ti panagsukisok nga imatonan ti gobierno ti Estados Unidos

Institutu Smithsoniano

Institutul Smithsonian

Institutum Smithsonianum

Muʼassasat Smīthsūniyān

Sefydliad Smithsonian



Smithsonian Enstitüsü

Smithsonian institutas

Smithsonian Institute

Smithsonian institution

Smithsonian Institution amerykański kompleks muzeów i ośrodków edukacyjno-badawczych

Smithsonian Institution groupe de musées et de centres de recherche administrés par le gouvernement des États-Unis

Smithsonian Institution in Washington

Smithsonian Institution insieme di musei e centri di ricerca amministrati dal governo degli Stati Uniti d'America

Smithsonian Institution komplex muzeí nejrůznějšího zaměření

Smithsonian Institution organisatie uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

Smithsonian Institution US-amerikanische Forschungs- und Bildungseinrichtung

Smithsonian Institution USA:s nationalmuseum i Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian institution Washington, DC

Smithsonian-instituutti Yhdysvaltain valtion rahoittama koulutus- ja tutkimuslaitos

Smithsonian Intézet


Smithsonian Ynstitút

Smitsona institūts pētniecības un izglītības institūts Amerikas Savienotajās Valstīs

Smitsonian İnstitutu

Smitsonovski institut

Smitsonovskiĭ institut

Viện Smithsonian

Walcott Collection

Washington (D.C)

Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution

Washington (DC)

Ινστιτούτο Σμιθσόνιαν

институти Смитсон

Смитсон институты

Смитсонов институт

Смитсонова установа

Смитсоновский институт

Смитсоновский институт научно-исследовательский и образовательный институт в США

Смітсанаўскі інстытут

Смітсонівський інститут комплекс культурно-освітніх, науково-дослідних центрів і музеїв під управлінням уряду США

Сьмітсанаўскі інстытут

Սմիթսոնեան ինստիտուտ

Սմիթսոնյան ինստիտուտ գիտահետազոտական և կրթական ինստիտուտ ԱՄՆ-ում

סמית'סוניאן מוסד בארצות הברית המאגד מספר רב של מוזיאונים ומכוני מחקר

سمتھسونین انسٹی ٹیوشن

سمتھسونین انسٹیٹیوشن

سميتسونيان اينستيتوتو

مؤسسة سميثسونيان

مؤسسه اسمیتسونین

சிமித்சோனிய நிறுவனம்

స్మిత్ సోనియన్ సంస్థ

സ്മിത് സോണിയൻ ഇൻസ്റ്റിറ്റ്യൂഷൻ


ვაშინგტონის სმითსონის ინსტიტუტი

스미스소니언 협회


史密森尼学会 成立于1846年的美国学术机构