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Creators:
James Smithson Society
Dates:
1977-1985
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The James Smithson Society is the means of recognizing the largest donations, cash or objects, made to the Smithsonian Institution. This accession consists of the office records of the James Smithson Society. Materials include correspondence, photographs, brochures, pamphlets, news clippings and the like. The records document membership in ...

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Creators:
James Smithson Society
Dates:
1992-1994
Size:
4.58 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of copies of James Smithson Society Grant Proposals; attachments for proposals; Founder Medalist nominations; James Smithson Society Grant Proposal books; the publication "1991, A Year in Review;" and memoranda related to the grant proposal and award process. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, pamph...

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Creators:
James Smithson Society
Dates:
circa 1977-1991
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the activities of the James Smithson Society (JSS), which was once under the Smithsonian Associates Development Program. Since 1990 the James Smithson Society has been part of the contributing membership office of the Smithsonian National Associate Program. Materials consist of history files, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Development
Dates:
2005
Collection ID:
Accession 05-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the James Smithson Society website as it existed in April 2005. The James Smithson Society, administered by the Office of Development, is the Smithsonian Institution's premier membership program. The website includes information about the Society, its benefits, and how to donate.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Advancement
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Office of Advancement as they existed on November 1, 2013. The Friends of the Smithsonian website and the James Smithson Society website both provide information about membership programs and list special events for members. The James Smithson Society is the highest level of membership ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Advancement
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Office of Advancement as they existed in June 2011. The Friends of the Smithsonian website, crawled on June 20, 2011, and the James Smithson Society website, crawled on June 29, 2011, both provide information about membership programs and list special events for members. The James ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Development
Dates:
FY 1985-FY 1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of budget records for the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Development, and include handwritten notes and calculations, summaries, interoffice memoranda, and computer printouts with marginalia, relating to the James Smithson Society, Supporting Members, Sustaining Members, Sponsoring Members, Donors, Patrons and ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Administrative Office
Dates:
1972, 1984-1999
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Administrative Office of the National Portrait Gallery. Topics include finance, procurement, and grant management. Records were created and maintained by Barbara A. Hart, Associate Director of Administration, and Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director. Boxes 1-2 are arranged...

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Dates:
1979
Size:
29 Slides
6 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-51
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a ceremony and reception honoring Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Beatty with a James Smithson Society membership and medal for their donation of a Jivaro collection. The event took place in the office of the director of the National Museum of Natural History on October 12, 1979. The photographs were likely made by the Department of ...

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Creators:
Smithson, James, 1765-1829
Dates:
1796-1951, circa 1974, 1981-1983
Size:
5.37 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7000
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The James Smithson Collection lacks a great deal of his original papers. Richard Rush brought Smithson's personal effects to the United States in 1838, along with the proceeds from his estate. A fire in the Smithsonian building in 1865 destroyed many of the manuscripts originally acquired by the Institution. Correspondence among individuals ...

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