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Scholarly Books

Available SISP titles can be ordered through our distributor, Random House. Co-publications with Rowman & Littlefield can be ordered through Rowman & Littlefield.

Contributions Series

Download PDFs of volumes in the following Contributions Series:

  • Smithsonian Annals of Flight (1964–1974)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology (1965–present)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Astrophysics (1956–1974)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Botany (1969–2001)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences (1969–2002)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to History and Technology (1969–present)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences (1977–present)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology (1969–present)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (1969–present)
  • Smithsonian Studies in Air and Space (1977–1990)

Print copies are available by emailing Include "Contribution Series" in the subject line, and include series name, date, author, volume number, shipping address, and phone number in the body of the email. Volumes that are out of stock are available only as PDFs.

If the requested issue is available, it will be shipped via Book Rate (Surface Mail for overseas requests). Free copies are limited to five units.

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