As one of the first privately funded scientific research organizations in the United States, the Carnegie Institution, established over 100 years ago, recognizes the importance of preserving its documentary heritage. Toward this end, it initiated the Carnegie Legacy Project in 2003 to preserve and organize the institution's historic records and make them available to the public. The resources below are useful starting points for those interested in conducting research in the archives. Access to more recent Carnegie documentation such as news releases and digital imaging is also available. [insert text of mission statement here, perhaps as centered quotation?] Research at the Carnegie Institution for Science Archives [maybe "Policies" (content from can be moved to this page?] Collections [points to a new "Collections" page containing the content from] Finding Aids [points to a new "Finding Aids" page containing the content from] Online Archives Databases Online Images Database Exhibits [points to a new "Online Exhibits" page with links to the Ault exhibit, to Observing Earth and Atom: Scientific Instrument Photographs from DTM and the Geophysical Laboratory, 1906-1956 (, and to Ocean Magnetic Survey Expeditions (