Administrative Records,
1953-2009

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 10-126
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1953-2009
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10.43 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Sidney Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams, Ira Michael Heyman, Lawrence M. Small, and G. Wayne Clough as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and Cristian Samper as Acting Secretary. The records document issues with regard to museums and buildings; strategic planning, budget, and fundraising; exhibitions; collection policies and loans; Board of Regents' meetings and committees; management policies and accountability; special events; employment compensation and retirement benefits; awards; research; and Institution history. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; policies and bylaws; articles and news releases; agreements; speech papers; biographical information; research papers; and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-126, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Adams, Robert McCormick, 1926- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clough, G. Wayne Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heyman, Ira Michael, 1930- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Small, Lawrence M. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Samper, Cristian Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Budget. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu