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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1977-1989, 2000-2011
Size:
13.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that publicize the exhibitions, acquisitions, events, lectures, symposia, and other related public programs of the National Portrait Gallery. Also included are materials produced when the office was known as the Office of External Affairs. Materials include press releases, brochures, and media clippings.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-257
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and blog maintained by the Office of Public Affairs as they existed in June and July 2011. The online newsdesk, crawled June 29 and July 14, 2011, includes press releases, fact sheets, and other information about the Smithsonian Institution. The "Smithsonian Science" blog, crawled July 22, 2011, highlights ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1965-1976
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 369
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of alphabetic subject files of the directors, documenting their relations with Smithsonian administrators and museums, and their direction of publications relating to public affairs activities. Major events of the period included the openings of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Collection of Fi...

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Dates:
1890, 1943-1984
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 547
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Many of these records predate Silverman's arrival at the Museum, and consist of subject files that were apparently assembled by Mary Noon and others to document the history and activities of the Museum under the Cooper Union. They contain curatorial correspondence; press releases; fact sheets; information leaflets; news clippings; and pho...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2000-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of news releases put forth by the Office of Public Affairs to publicize and disseminate information about exhibitions, programs, research, events, important visitors, lectures, musical and theatrical performances, symposia, and scholarly and administrative appointments at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1984-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of biographical files created and maintained by the Office of Public Affairs for Smithsonian Institution Secretaries Sidney Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams and Ira Michael Heyman. Materials include biographical information, clippings, interviews, photographs, press releases, speeches, and other related materials.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1902, 1979-1991, 1996-2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of Public Affairs, especially those activities related to publicity, outreach, and the dissemination of information. Materials include clippings, correspondence, advertisements, photographs, fact sheets, informational materials, a program proposal, a calendar of events...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1969, 1971, 1976-2007
Size:
2.58 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publication records maintained by Kathryn B. Lindeman, Director of Publications. These materials document the various publication efforts of the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) to promote and provide information to the diverse population of people who work for, visit, and do research at the Smithsonian Institution ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1965-1982
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 368
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of administrative files of the Office of Public Affairs. They include correspondence, memoranda, some printed materials, and an occasional photograph relating to the work of the office. Events documented in the records include the 1977 presidential inauguration of President Jimmy Carter, the Papal visit of 1979, and the ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1996-1997
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Smithsonian Institution's advertising, marketing, and press strategies for the traveling exhibition, America's Smithsonian, and consist mostly of correspondence, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, press releases, object lists, press kits, briefing materials, public relations and med...

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