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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:
1992-2003
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of agreements and memoranda of understanding between the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) and other organizations. These agreements encompass cooperation in research, collecting, staffing, funding, and training. Materials also include correspondence.

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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:
circa 1957-1974
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Director, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), mostly from the tenures of Richard S. Cowan and Porter M. Kier. Materials include reading files, 1970-1974; files relating to the NMNH budget, circa 1957-1974; and miscellaneous records.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-1994
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special events at the National Museum of Natural History during the tenure of Frank Talbot. Materials include correspondence and memoranda concerning event logistics; guest lists; catering information; itineraries; requests for building management support; and brochures about the events. On occasi...

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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:
1984-1992, with records from 1978
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), primarily under Directors Robert S. Hoffman, 1985-1988; and Frank Talbot, 1988-1992. Included are records concerning NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; NMNH relations with Smithsonian administration, bureaus, and offices; ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1979-1990
Size:
5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, contracts, purchase orders, program information, and other related materials documenting the work of the Biodiversity Programs office. Directors represented in these records include James F. Mello, Acting Director, 1979; Richard S. Fiske, Director, 1980-1985; James C. Tyler, Acting Director, 1985, ...

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