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Transcription Center

The Archives Center is participating in the Smithsonian Institution's Transcription Center to transcribe our historic documents to facilitate research and access. This work is done by Digital Volunteers.

To learn more and volunteer:

Smithsonian Digital Volunteers: Transcription Center


Current Archives Center Transcription projects:


  • Charles Francis Hall Diary

           Volume 2, 1860


  • E. Howard Clock Ledgers

           Volume 8

           Volume 9