Records,
1985-1987, with related records from 1974 to 1987

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 393
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
1985-1987, with related records from 1974 to 1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
18.5 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the operation of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research, which is responsible for overseeing the Institution's research activities in its various museums, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Records include budget and fiscal reports, research reports and research proposals from bureaus under the Office's jurisdiction.
The records also document the work of John H. Falk, a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Research, who also was on the staffs of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies and the Smithsonian Office of Educational Research.
This record unit also documents the activities of the Neotropical Lowlands Research Program, known before 1981 as the Amazon Ecosystem Research Program, and its principal investigators, Clifford Evans, Jr., and W. Ronald Heyer.
Note: From inception through FY 1981, this program was entitled "Amazon Ecosystem Research Program (AERP)." From FY 1982 -- present, the program was renamed "Neotropical Lowlands Research Program (NLRP)."

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 393, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Research, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Falk, John H. (John Howard), 1948- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heyer, W. Ronald Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Challinor, David, 1920-2008 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Educational Research Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neotropical Lowlands Research Program Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Amazon Ecosystem Research Program Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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