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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
FY 1985
Size:
41 cu. ft. (41 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Robert McCormick Adams, FY 1985. 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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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Treasurer
Dates:
1974-1989
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records from the Office of the Treasurer which was disbanded on December 17, 1990, and was reorganized under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Finance. Records contain Treasurer's files and related records pertaining to different offices, bureaus, museums, projects, including food serv...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1985-1988
Size:
42.24 cu. ft. (40 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, photographs, memoranda, and other material documenting the activities of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Robert McCormick Adams, primarily for FY 1986. Listings in bold and capital letters indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's Office file ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1921-1973
Size:
38 cu. ft. (76 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records contained in this record unit are essentially those of Frank A. Taylor in his capacity as Director, United States National Museum (1962-1971) and Director General of Museums (1968-1971). However, some records as Chairman of the Exhibits Modernization Committee (1943-1959) and Director of the National Museum of History and Technolog...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1887-1907
Size:
24.38 cu. ft. (43 document boxes) (144 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 34
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Shortly after Langley became Secretary, a new system of dividing outgoing correspondence into subjects was devised as follows (some of the units are not represented in the Archives, hence the gaps in series numbers): 1) General, 59 volumes, 1892-1907; 2) Museum, 18 volumes, 1892-1907; 4) Ethnology, 7 volumes, 1892-1907; 5) National Zoological ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1991-1995
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Under Secretary, Constance Berry Newman, during the calendar years 1991 through 1995. The records pertain to the activities of various museums, bureaus and other major offices within the Smithsonian Institution and other outside organizations. There are correspondence and report...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1885-1907
Size:
0.52 cu. ft. (26 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence from the United States National Museum to persons who sent in specimens for examination. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles D. Walcott. Most correspondence is signed by subordinate officials. A volume list follows.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1992
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the official records of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, Robert McCormick Adams, for 1992 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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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1974
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of six reel-to-reel tapes of the second Smithsonian Priorities Conference, February 19-21, 1974, at Belmont Conference Center, which reviewed progress of Smithsonian Institution programs during the last year and recommended additional steps to be taken in administration and management with the Smithsonian Institution. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1835, 1838, 1846-1865
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 43
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document aspects of Smithsonian history, most notably the 1854-1855 debate over allocation of the Smithsonian's endowment income. The materials document the tenure of Joseph Henry.

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