Query: Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of the 150th Anniversary Program and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary, including the 150th Community Committee, 150th Marketing Committee and 150th Program Committee; committee files from the early phase and implementation phase; files of …

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in Accession 97-018 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Institutional Advancement
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of Alice Green Burnette, Assistant Secretary for Institutional Advancement and chairperson of the Marketing Committee of the Smithsonian's 150th Anniversary Program. The records document the planning and implementation of the sesquicentennial celebration of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; meeting minutes of various …

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in Accession 98-014 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday on the Mall Interviews
Dates:
1996
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9595
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

As part of the Smithsonian Institution’s celebration of its Sesquicentennial in 1996, a 150th Birthday Party was held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., over the course of two days in August. At the Smithsonian Institution Archives tent, staff of the Institutional History Division and volunteers conducted interviews with 39 Smithsonian …

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in Record Unit 9595 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of the 150th Anniversary Program and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary, including the 150th Community Committee, 150th Marketing Committee and 150th Program Committee; files relating to America's Smithsonian traveling exhibition; the Birthday Party on …

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in Accession 97-069 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 26-July 7, 1996
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1996
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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in CFCH.SFF.1996 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Memories Project, Festival of American Folklife Oral History Interviews
Dates:
1996
Size:
160 audiotapes (Originals). audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9594
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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in Record Unit 9594 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
circa 1994-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the acquisition of a bell to be hung in the north tower of the Smithsonian Building in 1996 during the 1996 celebration of the Smithsonian Institution sesquicentennial. The bell was manufactured by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, England. David Shayt, a Museum Specialist in …

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in Accession 98-042 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost
Dates:
1991-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Neil G. Kotler, Program Specialist, that document his involvement in the preparation and planning for the sesquicentennial celebration of the Smithsonian Institution. The records primarily include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to 150th Anniversary Program Committee activities, Steering Committee funding proposals, Scholarly Leadership Project panels …

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in Accession 00-038 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
Project Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Environmental and External Affairs
Dates:
circa 1987-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of Rumana Ahmad Chaudhuri and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Documents include correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary; information on the anniversaries of other institutions and organizations; promotions; planned activities and publications; potential resources; and reports …

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in Accession 95-142 for Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial (1996: Washington, D.C.)
Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1996
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the official records of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Ira Michael Heyman and includes reports, correspondence, subject files, and other materials. Listings in bold and capital letters indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's Office file plan.

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