Systems Development Records,
1949-2005

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 16-047
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Chief Information Officer
Dates:
1949-2005
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.53 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the technological advances in computing systems, software and hardware used across the Smithsonian Institution. Many of the records were created by predecessor units of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, including the Information Systems Division, 1968-1974; the Office of Computer Services, 1974-1982; the Office of Information Resource Management, 1982-1995; the Office of Information Technology, 1995-2000; and the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, 2000-2001.
Topics documented within the accession include the creation of the SElf GEnerating Master (SELGEM) program; the conversion of SELGEM to Inquire; and the history of the Smithsonian Institution's information architecture and information resource management. Materials include memoranda; reports; reference manuals; brochures; guides and handbooks; briefing materials; planning documents; drawings; microfiche; organizational charts; and presentations.

Administration
Oversize
This collection contains oversize material.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-047, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Chief Information Officer, Systems Development Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Information Technology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Information Resource Management Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Computer Services Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Information Systems Division Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Chief Technology Officer Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Information technology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Information resources management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
SELf GEnerating Master (SELGEM) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Information storage and retrieval systems Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Inquire (Information system) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu