The Smithsonian Institution - A Picture Story of Its Buildings, Exhibits and Activities by Gene Gurney , Paperback 1964

This popular volume on the Smithsonian Institution briefly traces its history and provides a photographic tour of the collections and exhibits of the Arts and Industries Building, Freer Gallery of Art, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum (formerly the National Collection of Fine Arts), National Gallery of Art, National Museum of American History (formerly the National Museum of History and Technology), National Museum of Natural History, and National Zoological Park. Includes behind-the-scenes looks at research and exhibits preparation at the National Museum of Natural History.