Collection ID:
Record Unit 91
Smithsonian Institution,Office of International Activities
Physical Description:
2.2 linear meters.
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records include correspondence, memoranda, and other information about the activities of the Office, which establishes cooperative research programs with institutions of higher learning in other countries and fosters programs for the international exchange of persons in those fields of science and humanities related to the Smithsonian's interests. Especially well documented are activities relating to preservation of the temples of Abu Simbel in Egypt, threatened in 1964 by waters of the Aswan Dam, and the establishment in 1968 of the Indian Ocean island of Aldabra as an international conservation area.

SI Records

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Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 91, Smithsonian Institution,Office of International Activities, Records

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Activities Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Temple (Abu Sunbul, Egypt) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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