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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1958-1990
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 370
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

News releases, also called press releases, have long been issued by the Smithsonian to communicate information to the public about Smithsonian events, important visitors, new exhibitions, lectures, and scholarly and administrative appointments. For earlier news releases, researchers should consult Record Unit 82. Some boxes have item lists, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1958-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 405
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Calendar of Events was originally published by the Smithsonian Museum Service, which was established in 1958 to provide non-technical information about exhibits, research, and events to the public. G. Carroll Lindsay was appointed Acting Curator of the service in 1958 and Curator in 1959. He served until 1966, when Meredith Johnson wa...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1979-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a record copy of the monthly publication, Smithsonian News Service; indices to the articles in the series, 1979-1982; and the original letter, October 1, 1979, from S. Dillon Ripley to editors, announcing the introduction of the service.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Photographic Services
Dates:
1978-2001, 2005
Size:
3 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 15-199
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of posters created for Smithsonian Institution museums, exhibitions, and events. Museums include the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), the National Museum of American History (NMAH), the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Some of these posters were created when the office w...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Services
Dates:
1989-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and files regarding the National Museum of the American Indian and other Smithsonian facilities. The collection documents the administration of the Office under Senior Facilities Services Officers (prior to 1995 titled Director of Facilities Services) Richard L. Siegle, Robert P. Dillman, and Richard ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1990
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-101
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of the monthly publication Smithsonian News Service, which provides news stories concerning various research projects and activities being undertaken by the Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1983-1985, 1991-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Smithsonian News Service issues.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1979-1981
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-059
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of one scrapbook of Smithsonian News Service newspaper clippings.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Protection Services
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of memoranda and correspondence documenting Office of Protection Services (OPS) operations.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
circa 1963-1989
Size:
17.9 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (5 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 587
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of 16mm motion picture films produced by the Office of Telecommunications (OTC) and its predecessors, the Smithsonian Museum Service, the Office of Public Information, and the Office of Public Affairs. Also included are films created by outside producers in collaboration with OTC. Included are black and white and...

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