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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume" website, maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, as it existed on March 19, 2015. The website is a companion to the traveling exhibition of the same name which launched in January 2015. The website includes …

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Records
Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1888, 1909, 1921-1956, 1975, 1980-1990, 2016, and undated
Size:
1.15 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of records created by ornithologist Josselyn Van Tyne and his work with the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). In 1936, Van Tyne became an AOU Fellow and later served as President, 1950-1953. Much of this collection concerns the Committee on Classification and Nomenclature, a committee on which he served …

Website Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Facilities
Dates:
2011-2019
Collection ID:
Accession 20-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two time-lapse videos of construction projects undertaken by Smithsonian Facilities. Both videos were created with the assistance of EarthCam Network and were captured for this accession on July 29, 2019. The renovation of the Arts and Industries Building was recorded between 2011 and 2014. The video was hosted on EarthCam …

Robert H. Gibbs, Jr. Papers
Creators:
Gibbs, Robert H., Jr.
Dates:
1942-1989
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., documenting his tenure as ichthyologist and curator at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Division of Fishes. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; research files; reports; budget summaries; conference and symposium information; contracts; proposals; computerization of collections management …

Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Business Management Office
Dates:
1975-1988
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of trust fund payroll cost reports, visitor expenditures and count statistics, blueprints, construction agreements, financial investment analyses, articles, inventory listings, requisition forms for supply or services, protection blotters, sales budget reports, payroll estimates for food service proposals, report of audits and investigations for parking, and photographs. Also …

Metrication Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
circa 1975-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, questionnaires, minutes of meetings, metrication reports, a proposed worklist for the Interagency Committee on Metric Policy, news releases, U.S. Metric Board records, summary reports, and brochures. Materials also include agenda listings, American National Metric Council Conference records, a directory of attendees, metric measurement information …

Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration, known before October 1990 as the Assistant Secretary for Administration. Most of the records are from calendar year 1990, although some individual files contain records that date back to 1981 and forward to 1991. The records contain …

Publicity Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publicity files for programs sponsored by the Resident Associate Program (RAP). The programs consist of special events, including performances, lectures, and films; performance series; and courses. The files contain information on the publicity developed for each program, such as press releases and clippings.

Joint Committee on Archives of Science and Technology Records
Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1978-1984
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created and maintained by Joan Warnow-Blewett in her duties as chair of the Joint Committee on Archives of Science and Technology (JCAST) from 1978 through 1984. They were kept in the archives of the Niels Bohr Library at the American Institute of Physics after the project was completed until …

Unpublished Papers
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1865-1896 and undated
Size:
4.93 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 63
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Publication of memoirs, or scientific papers, began in 1849 with the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. The papers in this record unit, apparently unpublished, consist of memoirs sent to or requested by the Smithsonian but for some reason not published. Many are undated, but nothing suggests that any of these papers predate …

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