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Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1997
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities in the Office of the Secretary during the tenure Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, 1994-1999. These records document the expansion and development of the Institution, its museums, programs, projects, research activities, and significant events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, planning …

Special Events Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Director of Development
Dates:
1987
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials relating to the inaugural events surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art building in the Quadrangle in 1987. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, invitations, invitation lists, and black and white photographs.

Exhibition Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
2001-2003
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting objects used in exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Juan Munoz; Open City: Street Photographs Since 1950; and Zero To Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan record sheets, object lists, shipping forms, insurance information, object …

Website Records
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-255
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 6 YouTube accounts from across the Smithsonian Institution. The accounts were crawled between January 5 and September 27, 2017. YouTube is a video-sharing service that many museums, research centers, and programmatic offices use for disseminating informational, educational, and promotional videos. Due to technical issues, this accession does not include every …

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Records
Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
circa 1960-1986
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of files maintained by David P. Whistler as Secretary-Treasurer of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP). Materials include records concerning membership, finances, and the production of the SVP News Bulletin.

Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs
Dates:
1984-1993
Size:
37 cu. ft. (37 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities which the Office of Quincentenary Programs coordinated or organized to mark the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first landfall in the Americas on October 12, 1492. The Quincentenary programs began in 1985 under the coordination of Smithsonian's Directorate of International Activities, Magali Carrera. The Quincentenary …

Reading Files and Correspondence
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Academic Studies
Dates:
1970-1971
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of reading files from the Office of Academic Studies, and correspondence to and from Peter H. Wood, Director of the Division of Graduate Studies.

Correspondence and Memoranda
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1860-1908
Size:
76.58 cu. ft. (151 document boxes) (3 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of the correspondence is directed to Goode, with lesser amounts to True, Walcott, and Rathbun. Also, a small amount of correspondence is addressed to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, (Baird, 1878-1887; and Samuel P. Langley, 1887-1906) but is generally referred to the Assistant Secretary for response. Much of the material …

William W. Moss Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Moss, William W., 1935-, interviewee
Dates:
1993
Size:
3 audiotapes. (Reference copies)videotape. (Reference copy)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9575
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

Award Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Sponsored Projects
Dates:
1990-2003
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of award files that document funding for education, research, and exhibitions. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, contract information, grant requests, budget summaries, financial reports, and authorizations. These files show grantee name, grant code, sponsor name, and date. They are listed in grant number order, not in grantee …

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