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Contract, Grant, and Procurement Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1956-1984
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (36 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 522
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of contracts and grants supporting the Satellite Tracking Program, Project Celescope, the Meteor Research Program, and the Gravitational Redshift Space Probe Experiment. Also included are files documenting other contracts and grants, mostly with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the United States Army, and …

Joseph Ashmead Clay and John Randolph Clay Papers
Dates:
1841, 1859-1866 and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers were donated to the Smithsonian Institution Archives by Paul E. Desautels, Associate Curator, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History. Desautels acquired the collection with a mineral collection which he acquired about 1946. These papers concern the mineralogical collections of Joseph Ashmead and John Randolph Clay and …

Multiple-Mirror Telescope Videohistory Collection
Dates:
1989
Size:
7 videotapes (Reference copies). 25 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9542
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …

Publicity Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1970-1996
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records thaht document the publicity that promoted and supplemented exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press kits, press releases, brochures, clippings, photographs, slides, fact sheets, magazines, notes, and related material.

Photographs
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Archives
Dates:
circa 1980-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-194
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs of Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) facilities, staff, volunteers, interns, and researchers.

Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1988-1996, 1999-2001
Size:
13.08 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3.08 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film, videotapes, and audio elements documenting Smithsonian Institution orientation productions for the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC). The first production, titled "The Smithsonian Institution," was completed in 1984 and was updated in 1989. The production was redone in the early 1990s and released as "Guide to the …

Loan Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting outgoing loans of objects. Materials include correspondence, requests for loan, loan agreement forms, outgoing loan receipts, bills of lading, certificates of insurance, insurance register transaction forms, images of objects, and facilities reports.

Records
Creators:
International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology
Dates:
2001-2003
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of Lindley Darden as President of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB), especially in regard to the 2003 ISHPSSB annual meeting in Vienna, Austria. Also includes Douglas Allchin's electronic files, which pertain to his activities as …

Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1996-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings of the radio series, "Remembering Slavery," (also referred to as "Slaves No More" or "We Were Slaves") which featured recollections of former slaves recorded in the 1930s by the Works Progress Administration. The production was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the …

Subject Files
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1966-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984, and James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting a variety of topics such as planning and policy; the original Joseph H. Hirshhorn gifts and bequest as well as bequests and gifts from others; development; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) departments …

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