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The Smithsonian : 150 years of adventure, discovery, and wonder

Author: James Conaway
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books ; New York : Knopf, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the Smithsonian Institution, a collection of national museums--the legacy of an Englishman who never set foot on American soil--from its inception to the present day. Its purpose is to both increase and diffuse knowledge.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conaway, James.
Smithsonian.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books : New York : Knopf, 1995
(OCoLC)605031557
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Conaway
ISBN: 0679441751 9780679441755
OCLC Number: 32429326
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Bright lamps, bold adventure : 1846-1878 --
Universe : 1879-1949 --
The living museum : 1950-1996.
Responsibility: by James Conaway.
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Looks at the Smithsonian Institution, a collection of national museums--the legacy of an Englishman who never set foot on American soil--from its inception to the present day. Its purpose is to both increase and diffuse knowledge.

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