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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education
Dates:
1988-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the involvement of Lambertus Van Zelst, Director, Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE), in the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM). Van Zelst served as a Council Member from 1988-1999. Materials in...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Research and Scholars Center
Dates:
1972-2013
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the programs created and organized by the Research and Scholars Center. The records in this collection are partial; an earlier set of records can be found in Record Unit 596. Included among the programs documented is the lunchbag program which serves as a venue for art historians, archivists, ...

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Creators:
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-1976 and undated
Size:
17 cu. ft. (34 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 286
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of CBCES and the development of its programs. Included are materials concerning the establishment of the Center; land acquisition, including files on foundations that contributed funds for the purchase of property; facilities development; the cooperative agreement between the Smithsonian, the Johns Hopkins ...

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United States National Museum
Dates:
1881-1964
Size:
49 cu. ft. (98 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The administration of the United States National Museum required curators to submit regular reports on the activities of the departments, divisions, and sections. Prior to about 1900 these reports were often made monthly and semiannually as well as annually. The reports were traditionally submitted to the Director of the National Museum to ...

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Creators:
Cowan, Richard S., 1921-1997
Dates:
circa 1952-1985 and undated
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7356
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents Cowan's career as a systematic botanist at the New York Botanical Garden, USNM, and NMNH. Included are incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the identification of specimens, the preparation of scientific papers and monographs, and professional activities; a subject file mostly documenting his research; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
1971-1981
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence documenting the professional activities, research, and relationships of Wilton S. Dillon, Director. Dillon's topics of interest include anthropology and political science. Materials include incoming correspondence, postcards, papers, reports, newsletters, clippings and related materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
3.08 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection is comprised of motion picture, video, and audio recordings of three productions regarding issues related to biodiversity, biotic communities, and the study of these systems. "To Coexist: Diversity and Development" was produced for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The 30-minute program depicts how developm...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Information Technology
Dates:
1990-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administrative activities of the Office of Information Technology, and its predecessor the Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM). They include the memoranda of Vincent J. Marcalus, former OIRM Director, pertaining to management and budget; Vanstar consultation reports on the Unicenter TNG Rapid Deployment ...

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Creators:
Taylor, Frank A, (Frank Augustus), 1903- interviewee
Dates:
1974, 1979-1980, 1982, 2005
Size:
26 audiotapes (reference). 45 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9512
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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Creators:
Challinor, David, 1920-2008
Dates:
1966-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-205
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of David Challinor, biologist, naturalist, and science advisor. Challinor served the Office of the Secretary as Special Assistant for Tropical Biology, 1966-1967, before joining the Office of International Activities as Deputy Director, 1967-1969, and later Director, 1969-1971. In 1971, Challinor ...

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