This accession includes records documenting the administrative activities of S. Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams, Ira Michael Heyman, Lawrence M. Small, and G. Wayne Clough during their tenures as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records pertain to legal issues such as deeds, leases, wills, and agreements in regard to the Institution's museums, properties, exhibitions, research initiatives, fund raising, special programs, personnel, and marketing partnerships. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts and agreements; account summaries; reports; policies and guidelines; meeting agendas; speech papers; floor plans; property appraisals; estate inventory lists; copies of wills; and supporting documentation.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-181, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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