Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 632
Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1974-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11.9 linear meters.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the activities of the publicist and include information on special events sponsored by the Resident Associate Program. They consist of events files, correspondence, staff memoranda, photographs and slides, brochures, press releases, and news clippings. Most records are dated from 1983 to 1991, with some historical files dating from 1974. Of note are records of Smithsonian Kite Festivals; the Resident Associate Program's 25th Anniversary, 1990; and selected files concerning the Young Associates.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Smithsonian Resident Associate Program (RAP) was established in 1965 by Secretary S. Dillon Ripley to provide residents of the greater Washington, D.C., area the opportunity to participate in the activities of the Smithsonian Institution. The Program was administered under the assistant secretary for Public Service from 1965 to 1977 and thereafter under the Office of Management and Development, 1978-1990, and the Office of External Affairs, 1991- . Janet W. Solinger served as director of the Resident Associate Program, 1973- . Catherine Joan Cole was Publicist, 1983- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 632, Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of Public Affairs, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cole, Joan Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Office of Public Affairs. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of Public Affairs (Smithsonian Resident Associate Program). Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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