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Creators:
El-Baz, Farouk
Dates:
circa 1965-1983
Size:
74.67 cu. ft. (54 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (2 3x5 boxes) (7 5x8 boxes) (18 tall document boxes) (28 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7415
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers primarily document Farouk El-Baz's work at Bellcomm, his lunar studies and work with the United States Apollo program, and his participation in the Apollo-Soyuz Test Program, in which astronauts in space studied the earth's deserts. Also included is his Desert Bibliography. Papers include correspondence and memoranda, minutes of m...

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"Constitution and By-Laws of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science, Established at Washington, May, 1840." Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1840; 3 copies; "Constitution and By-Laws of the National Institute for the Promotion of Science. Printed by Order of the Institute." Washington: J. and G. S. Gideon, 1849, 2 copies; Bulletin of the Proceedings of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science. Washington: various printers, 1840-1846; "Report of the Recording Secretary of the National Institute for the Year 1850...". Washington: Robert A. Waters, 1850; Proceedings of the National Institute for the Promotion of Science, New Series, Volume I, Numbers 1-3, 1855-1857; "Constitution and By-Laws of the National Institute for the Promotion of Science...." Washington, J. and G. S. Gideon, 1849; "Constitution of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science...." Washington: Peter Force, 1841." Joel R. Poinsett, "Discourse, on the Objects and Importance of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science, Established at Washington, 1840, Delivered at the First Anniversary." Washington: P. Force, 1841; "Reply of Col. Abert and Mr. Markoe to the Hon. Mr. Tappan, of the United States Senate. Washington: William Q. Force, 1843. All the above are bound in a single volume; Index to first and second bulletins; Second Bulletin of the Proceedings of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science.... Washington: Peter Force, 1842; Third Bulletin of the Proceedings of the National Institute for the Promotion of Science... Also, Proceedings of the Meeting of April, 1844. Washington: William Q. Force [1842, 1844], bound as one volume.
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Collection ID:
Record Unit 7058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs
Dates:
1983-2014
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

nsists of records that document the work of the Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) in coordinating and planning exhibitions and programs. A program documented was the colloquium co-sponsored by the National Museum of American History and the American Association of Museums (now American Alliance of Museums) on collections planning. The co...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1958-1978
Size:
11 cu. ft. (22 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 277
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, generated by John C. Ewers, Assistant Director, 1959-1964, and Silvio A. Bedini, Assistant Director, 1965-1972, and Deputy Director, 1972-1978, document the role of these positions within the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) administrative hierarchy. A small portion of the records also covers Ewers' position ...

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Collection ID:
Record Unit 7004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Smithsonian Institution, Contracts Office
Dates:
1961-1966
Size:
2.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence, memoranda, contracts, bids and invitations, proposals, reports and related materials maintained by the Contracts Office concerning Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) projects, especially Project Celescope. Of special interest are materials documenting contracts with Electro-Mechanical ...

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