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Creators:
Henderson, Edward P. interviewee
Dates:
1984-1985
Size:
16 audiotapes (reference copies). 26 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9529
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:
El-Baz, Farouk
Dates:
circa 1965-1983
Size:
74.67 cu. ft. (54 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (2 3x5 boxes) (7 5x8 boxes) (18 tall document boxes) (28 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7415
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers primarily document Farouk El-Baz's work at Bellcomm, his lunar studies and work with the United States Apollo program, and his participation in the Apollo-Soyuz Test Program, in which astronauts in space studied the earth's deserts. Also included is his Desert Bibliography. Papers include correspondence and memoranda, minutes of m...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1925-1949
Size:
78.77 cu. ft. (65 record storage boxes) (1 half document box) (90 3x5 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 46
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit traces the operation of the Smithsonian from 1925 to 1949. It contains records from the last years of Secretary Charles D. Walcott's administration, perhaps most notably the ambitious but abortive fund raising campaign to add $10,000,000.00 to the Smithsonian's endowment. The Depression and consequent cut-backs in government ...

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Greeley, Frederick A. (Frederick Atwood), 1896-1980
Dates:
1920-1979
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7307
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Greeley's career and experiences during his tours of duty at the SAO's radiation observing stations from 1920 to 1956. These materials consist primarily of correspondence, diaries, notes, manuscripts, photographs, and personal documents. The correspondence includes incoming and outgoing official correspondence, 1931-1955...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Activities
Dates:
1965-1977
Size:
21 cu. ft. (21 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T89080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of grant audits, progress reports, correspondence and travel files. See Record Unit 180 for similar materials.

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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory
Dates:
1962-1986
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 387
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the operation of the Carbon-Dating Laboratory during its twenty-four year history. They include logbooks containing raw data on samples analyzed; incoming and outgoing correspondence of Sigalove, Long, and Stuckenrath with Smithsonian and outside scientists concerning the analysis of samples submitted for dating; informa...

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Radio Meteor Project (Harvard College Observatory)
Dates:
circa 1959-1971
Size:
109.20 cu. ft. (86 record storage boxes) (40 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 304
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of films of meteors detected by the radar system at Havana, Illinois, circa 1960-1970; computer printouts containing data on meteors observed, circa 1966-1971; and computer tapes, circa 1965-1970.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of renovation, improvement, and repair project files for various Smithsonian Institution buildings. Materials include blueprints, specifications, memoranda, architectural drawings, and costs information. Folders are listed by project number. Buildings and museums documented in this accession include: National Museum of A...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost
Dates:
1989-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Suzanne Pender, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Research and, beginning in 1994, the Provost. The records document Pender's activities in regard to assisting visiting researchers at the Smithsonian; editing "Insider's View" (formerly known as "Bulletin Board"), a pub...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1892-1893, 1900-1947
Size:
3.75 cu. ft. (7 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 49
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the Smithsonian budget process during the tenures of Secretaries Samuel Pierpont Langley, Charles Doolittle Walcott, Charles Greeley Abbot, and Alexander Wetmore. They consist of budget calls by the Secretary; submissions from the various divisions; correspondence with congressional budget committees and the Smithsonian'...

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