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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1973-1975
Size:
23 cu. ft. (46 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 257
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the official administrative files of the Office of the Director of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1973-1975. Porter M. Kier was appointed to that position on January 14, 1973. For an administrative history of the Office of the Director, see Record Unit 155.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1962-1978
Size:
28 cu. ft. (56 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of the official administrative files of the Office of the Director of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1976-1978. The files document Porter M. Kier's tenure as Director of NMNH. Kier was appointed to the position on January 14, 1973. A few records pre-date this period and consist of files ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1986-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) primarily under Director Frank H. Talbot, 1988-1994, and Acting Director Donald J. Ortner, 1994-1995. Included are records on NMNH exhibitions; fund raising; special projects; NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; and relations...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of working papers and topical files pertaining to the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) budget during the tenures of Richard S. Fiske, James C. Tyler, Robert S. Hoffmann, and Frank Talbot. Materials include records of grants received by the Museum.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1981
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and related materials concerning the search for and selection of a Chairman for the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1982-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 533
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, and notes documenting efforts to obtain outside funding for research projects of the NMNH scientific staff. Directors represented include Richard S. Fiske (1980-1985), and Robert S. Hoffmann (1985-1988).

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1990
Size:
33 contact prints (33 contact prints (contact sheets))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-9
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting presentation of Henry Lookout's manuscripts to his descendants, made in the Director's office of the National Museum of Natural History on September 27, 1990. Depicted individuals include George Big Eagle, Olivia Mashunkashey Bristow (daughter of Henry Lookout), Tom E. Fugate, Michele Easley, Anita West, Frank Talbot, Ives G...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1971-1990
Size:
79.5 cu. ft. (78 record storage boxes) (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 374
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of the NMNH during the tenures of Kier, Fiske, and Hoffman. A small amount of files were created by Talbot, and Acting Directors James F. Mello, 1979, and James C. Tyler, 1985 and 1988. The records document the research, exhibition, and educational missions of the NMNH. They also document ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1980-1991
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of receptions and other special events relating to exhibit openings and honored guests in the Natural History Building. Included are memoranda and correspondence, guest lists, caterer's menus, sample invitations, press sheets, itineraries, and photographs of the eve...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-1973
Size:
26.5 cu. ft. (53 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are chiefly files of the Director's Office, 1964-1969, 1971-1972. During the earlier period a complicated subject-numeric system was in use. In 1971 a simpler subject-numeric plan was used and replaced before the end of that year by a straight alphabetic subject file, which is the current office filing system. A full history ...

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