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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1936-1948
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 214
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consists of letters of detail that were sent to United States National Museum staff members from the Assistant Secretary and contained travel instructions and other information concerning field trips, attendance at conferences, and other official time spent away from the Museum.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Constance Berry Newman, which document her activities as Under Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records consist of correspondence and memoranda; institution-wide museum and departmental information; budgetary files; legislation; and information pertaining to the traveling exhibition A...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1866-1906, with related records to 1927
Size:
65.91 cu. ft. (98 document boxes) (6 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box) (88 3x5 boxes) (1 tube box) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 31
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to be based on a distinction between ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Dates:
circa 1990-1993
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

A greater part of these records document the administrative activities of Ross B. Simons as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, but these records also include some material from when he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research (1988-1992). They consist mostly of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to science programs ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1989
Size:
31 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-070
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Secretary Robert McCormick Adams' administrative files for 1989. Materials include correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other communications received or issued by the Office of the Secretary, reflecting a wide range of official activities. The records contain correspondence relating to major Smithsonian Institutio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
circa 1989-1992
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records of John F. Jameson, created during his final years as Assistant Secretary for Administration, as well as material from when he was Senior Advisor to the Secretary, 1990-1991. Consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Barney Studio House, General Post Office Building, A...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1873-1878
Size:
10.92 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (21 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 27
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains incoming correspondence, and requests for publications and assistance during the tenure of Joseph Henry. Correspondence is mostly ephemeral and contains records of the Chief Clerk. Each volume is indexed individually. The record unit is also available on microfilm.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1986
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, bureau and committee reports, memoranda, and newspaper articles related to Smithsonian Institution (SI) activities during the term of Dean W. Anderson as Under Secretary. Also included are computer printouts.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Science
Dates:
circa 1974-1983
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence and subject files of David Challinor, former Assistant Secretary for Science. The records document Challinor's association with the Front Royal Science Conference, Charles Darwin Foundation, and the Institute of Ecology. Also includes information pertaining to Smithsonian Science Bureau planning ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1975, 1978, 1980-1986
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 575
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the work of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, Paul N. Perrot, over a substantial period of his tenure and the tenure of his successor, William N. Richards. Records concern issues of general Smithsonian Institution administration and policy, as well as more specific topics dealing with specific museums and ...

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