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Subject Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Libraries
Dates:
1986-2019
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Mary Augusta Thomas, documenting her participation on pan-Smithsonian Institution committees, workgroups, and task forces, as well as relations with external organizations. Thomas served as Manager (and later Assistant Director) of Planning and Administration; Assistant Director of Management and Systems; Associate Director …

Publicity Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1988-1991
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Office of Public Affairs in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) from 1988 through 1990, and include a file of general press clippings from fiscal year 1991. The records describe many aspects of the Museum's publicity efforts, and include memoranda to Museum staff …

Correspondence and Memoranda
Dates:
1882-1932
Size:
19.50 cu. ft. (39 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 198
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of incoming correspondence and internal memoranda. For outgoing correspondence see Record Unit 167. The records are arranged in a numeric filing scheme with access by a card index arranged alphabetically by correspondent and subject. It is suspected that the records are incomplete.

Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of the Director
Dates:
1937-1990
Size:
38 cu. ft. (38 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 426
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The first NPG director, Charles Nagel, was appointed in 1964. Most of the records document the director's efforts to initiate programs to fulfil the second mission of the Gallery: to provide a research center for American biography, iconography, and history. To achieve this objective, Charles Nagel established the Catalogue of American …

Proceedings
Dates:
1835-1841
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The American Historical Society was founded in 1835 in Washington, D.C., to "Discover, procure, and preserve, whatever may relate to the natural, civil, literary, and ecclesiastical history of America in general, and the United States in particular." In 1840 the Society became the Department of American History and Antiquities of the National …

Grant Records
Dates:
1981-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Linda Dunne, Deputy Director, documenting New York State Council on the Arts grants. Materials include proposals, awards, and final reports.

Biological Conservation Newsletter
Dates:
2011-2015
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-070
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of "Biological Conservation Newsletter" issued monthly by the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany. Materials include serial publications.

Gregg Herken Papers
Creators:
Herken, Gregg, 1947-
Dates:
circa 1980-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists personal papers created by military historian Gregg Herken, Chairman of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum. These papers contain research notes for his three books, Cardinal Choices: Presidential Science Advising From the Atomic Bomb to SDI, The Winning Weapon: The Atomic Bomb in …

Records
Creators:
Herpetologists' League
Dates:
circa 1979-1995
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of records created by Herpetologists' League (HL) Secretary, Joseph C. Mitchell, 1986-1995. The records concern annual and board of Trustees meetings; the HL constitution; HL elections; the work of HL committees; and special projects of the HL. Also included are a small amount of records of HL …

Productions
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Peril on the Sea." This film, completed in 1978, is a compilation of maritime disasters as shown in Hollywood movies. It accompanied an exhibit in the Hall of American Maritime Enterprise and is 11 minutes and 50 seconds long. Materials include A …

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