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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Special Assistant to the Director
Dates:
1985-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 425
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Selig's work as Special Assistant to the Director and concern the McKinsey & Co. study of NMNH, 1986-1987; the establishment of the NMNH Development Office; and preparation of the NMNH Guidebook.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Dates:
1973-1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-175
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the movement of National Museum of Natural History collections to the Museum Support Center (MSC). Materials include reports; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; move schedule; collections inventory information; MSC strategic plan for facilities management; newsletters; videotape ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Dates:
1977-1991
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 384
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and related materials documenting a myriad of duties performed by Kerby during her career at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). They include voluminous materials concerning the development of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), especially activities of...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Dates:
1983-1984
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Catherine Kerby served as Special Assistant to the Director, National Museum of Natural History from 1980 to 1987. These records document her duties as the Director's coordinator for the Smithsonian Marine Station at Link Point (SMSLP). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, and related materials documenting the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Dates:
1981-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, and related materials documenting special projects administered by Catherine Kerby, Staff Assistant to the Director, Special Assistant to the Director, Assistant Director for Special Projects, and Associate Director for Special Projects, 1976-1998. Projects concern the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Dates:
1960-1964, 1979-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document planning for the Museum Support Center (MSC), and the movement of National Museum of Natural History collections to the facility. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of U. Vincent Wilcox, MSC Director, and Catherine Kerby, primarily during the years she served as Special Assi...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1921-1973
Size:
38 cu. ft. (76 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records contained in this record unit are essentially those of Frank A. Taylor in his capacity as Director, United States National Museum (1962-1971) and Director General of Museums (1968-1971). However, some records as Chairman of the Exhibits Modernization Committee (1943-1959) and Director of the National Museum of History and Technolog...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1948-1970
Size:
48 cu. ft. (48 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the administrative files of the Office of the Director, National Museum of Natural History. Most of the records date from the late-to-mid 1950s. Those records created prior to 1959 are the records of the Director of the United States National Museum, although they are records relating primarily to that segment of the U. ...

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Creators:
Challinor, David, interviewee
Dates:
1999
Size:
27 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9599
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 ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Assistant Director for Collections
Dates:
1955-1999
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-244
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Assistant Director for Collections, Janet Gomon. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other administrative materials pertaining to National Museum of Natural History collections.

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