Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 91
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Activities
Dates:
1963-1969
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records include correspondence, memoranda, and other information about the activities of the Office of International Activities, 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 Institution'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.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 91, Smithsonian Institution, Office of International Activities, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Great Temple (Abu Sunbul, Egypt) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conservation and restoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Research Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aswan Dam (Egypt) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aldabra Islands (Seychelles) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Egypt -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu