Graphical timeline from Smithson to Smithsonian
From Smithson to Smithsonian

Who Was James Smithson?
Sccepting Smithson's Gift
All-American Compromise
The Smithsonian Building
An Institution Emerges
A National Collection
Smithson's Legacy


Smithson Who Was James Smithson?


Accepting Smithson's Gift

Bill Hopper All-American Compromise

Castle Towers The Smithsonian Building

Henry's electromagnet An Institution Emerges

Baird's Oriole specimen A National Collection

The Smithsonian Smithson's Legacy


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