When asked about his summer research on the Ferris wheel, Resident Scholar Joseph Dimuro’s eyes gleamed like a child who had just ridden one for the first time. He replied, “Not just any Ferris wheel – the
Meghan Doherty, Smithsonian Libraries Dibner resident scholar of 2009, has been awarded the second Notes and Records Essay Award at a reception at the Royal Society on 18th May, 2012.
The scientific names assigned to animals often have intriguing origins, which can be revealed more »
The Cooper-Hewitt Library is celebrating the release of Shedding Light on New York: Edward more »
The Smithsonian joins the Flickr Commons project on June 16! The Smithsonian Libraries provided more »
Recto: Abraham Woodside (born Philadelphia, PA, 1819; died Philadelphia, PA,1853) Verso: Carte-de-visite photographer: H. more »