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Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1904-1970s
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of miscellaneous administrative records from the Office of the Secretary. Topics include, but are not limited to, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the National Gallery of Art (NGA), personnel matters, research corporations, and general Smithsonian Institution history.

Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1979-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Peggy A. Loar, Director (1981-c. 1991) regarding Smithsonian traveling exhibitions sent on international tour. International tours of exhibitions were common in the 1980's and 1990's, the world economy changed making these tours more expensive. As a result, in recent years …

Assignment/Support Requests and Drawings
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Central Engineering Department
Dates:
1975-2000
Size:
30.84 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (65 blueprint storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a continuation of materials from Accessions 05-007 and 05-075. Records include drawings for various components of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Chandra X-Ray Observatory (formerly the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility or AXAF). Materials include lists and drawings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program
Dates:
1979-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition, facility, publication, and event plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, background information and related materials.

Air & Space Magazine
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Business Ventures
Dates:
1986-2004
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-240
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of Air & Space magazine (April/May 1986 through June/July 2004), published bimonthly by Smithsonian Business Ventures.

Grant Proposals
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Sponsored Projects and Procurement Department
Dates:
2003-2006
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting outside funding for Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) research, projects, and activities. Materials include proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO.

Website Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website and blog of the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC) as they existed on June 22, 2011. The website includes information about services provided by OEC as well as descriptions and images of highlighted projects and exhibitions. Some exhibition descriptions are accompanied by multidimensional photographic tours of …

Website Records
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-299
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website for the Smithsonian Institution Science Commission as it existed on July 9, 2013. The commission was established on May 7, 2001 to set priorities for scientific research across the Smithsonian Institution. The final report was issued on January 7, 2003 after which the website was no longer updated. The website …

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Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1835, 1838, 1846-1865
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 43
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document aspects of Smithsonian history, most notably the 1854-1855 debate over allocation of the Smithsonian's endowment income. The materials document the tenure of Joseph Henry.

Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1952-1981
Size:
46.19 cu. ft. (91 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 290
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of exhibition files, 1952-1981, for shows no longer traveling. The exhibitions are developed and organized by SITES and produced by both the Smithsonian's Office of Exhibits Central and outside sources. Exhibition themes cover the fields of art, history, and science, as well as current events. Also included …

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