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Mind your step and take a brief tour through 17 decades of collecting

Mind your step and take a brief tour through 17 decades of collecting

With over 138 million collection objects, 2.1 million library volumes, and 137,000 cubic feet of archives, the stories of how our collections have made their way to the Smithsonian are almost as varied as the collections themselves. From a tiny mosquito to a space shuttle, we’ve seen, and moved, it all. This is an ode to all the collectors and movers that have made the Smithsonian what it is today. Continue reading Mind your step and take a brief tour through 17 decades of collecting

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