Records,
1974-1991

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU0632
Dates:
1974-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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- . Joan Cole was Publicist, 1983- .

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered 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
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Solinger, Janet W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cole, Joan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Resident Associates Program. Kite Festival Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Associates. Young Associates Program Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Membership and Development Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of External Affairs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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