Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archives Center Home  |  Collections Index

 

OVERVIEW OF THE COLLECTION

Title: United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Glass Plate Negatives

Collection Date(s): 1906-1907

Extent and Forms of Material: 0.3 cubic foot, (1 box)

Creator: United States Department of Agriculture

Abstract: The collection contains thirty-three glass plate negatives documenting the construction of Laboratory A and B of the Department of Agriculture building in the early 1900s.

Repository: Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.archivescenter@si.edu 202-633-3270 www.americanhistory.si.edu/archives

Collection Number: AC1096

Processing Note: Processed by Kendra Ciccone (intern), April, 2010, supervised by Alison Oswald, archivist.

 

INFORMATION FOR USERS OF THE COLLECTION

Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected negatives must be handled with gloves.

Physical Access: Researchers must handle glass plate negatives with gloves.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use: Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from the Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.

Preferred Citation: Title and date of item, United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, box number X, folder number XX, digital file number XXXXXXXX

 

IN-DEPTH INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLECTION

Administrative/Biographical History: The United States Department of Agriculture (informally the Agriculture Department or USDA) is the United States federal executive department responsible for developing and executing U.S. federal government policy on farming, agriculture, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and abroad.

Scope and Content: The collection consists ofglass plate negatives documenting the construction of the Department of Agriculture building in Washington, D.C. All of the glass plate negatives date from approximately 1906 to 1907 and are arranged in chronological order.

System of Arrangement: Collection is arranged into one series.

Series 1, Glass Plate Negatives, 1906-1907

Acquisition Information: Source of acquisition unknown.

Custodial History: Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007 by the Division of Work and Industry.

Access Points:

Subject/Topical:
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Construction--Washington (D.C.)
Public buildings--Washington (D.C.)

Geographic:
Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre:
Negatives -- Glass

CONTAINER LISTING

Box

Folder

 

 

 

Series 1, Glass Plate Negatives, 1906-1907

1

[4]

Laboratory A, #140, 1906 November 5

 

[24]

Laboratory B, #141, 1906 November 5

 

[3]

Laboratory B, #14[?], 1906 November 12

 

[25]

Laboratory A, #144, 1906 November 18

 

[18]

Laboratory B, #145, 1906 November 19

 

[1]

Laboratory A, #14[?], 1906 November

 

[19]

Laboratory A, #148, [1906?] December 8

 

[5]

Laboratory B, #149, 1906 December 8

 

[30]

Laboratory A, #150, 1906 December 10

 

[32]

Laboratory B, #151, 1906 December

 

[33]

Laboratory A, #152, 1906 December 17

 

[6]

Laboratory B, #15[?], 1906 December 17

 

[28]

Laboratory A, #156, 1906 December 31

 

[23]

Laboratory A, #164, 1907 January 30

 

[22]

Laboratory A, #168, 1907 February 11

 

[8]

Laboratory B, #17[?], 1907 February 25

 

[9]

Laboratory A, #174, 1907 March 4

2

[14]

Laboratory B, #177, 1907 March 11

 

[15]

Laboratory A, #178, 1907 March 18

 

[12]

Unidentified, #179, [1907?]March

 

[17]

Laboratory A, #180, 1907 March 25

 

[26]

Laboratory A, #190, 1907 April 28

 

[16]

Laboratory B, #191, 1907 April 28

 

[27]

Laboratory A, #211, 1907 July 15 (very fragile)

 

[13]

Laboratory B, #212, 1907 July 15

 

[11]

Laboratory A, #218, [1907?] July 28

 

[7]

Laboratory [?], 1907

 

[21]

Laboratory [?], 1907

 

[20]

Laboratory B, undated

 

[2]

Unidentified, undated

 

[10]

Unidentified, undated

 

[29]

Unidentified, undated

 

[31]

Unidentified, undated

 

TOP    

archivescenter@si.edu
Revised: August 26, 2010