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Creators:
Swinney, Holman J
Dates:
circa 1926-1991
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document many aspects of Swinney's life and career. They contain income tax returns dating from 1943; report cards from primary school; documentation of his WWII military service; and records of his home ownership. In addition, the papers include correspondence from Swinney's directorships of the Adirondack Museum and the Str...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. International Center
Dates:
1983-1984
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-157
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document development of the International Center and includes correspondence with individuals and institutions interested in the activities of the Center; related background materials and articles on African, Near Eastern, and Asian subjects; original statements on the Center; and booklets in various ...

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Baxter Art Gallery
Dates:
1962-1997
Size:
17 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.baxtart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Baxter Art Gallery measure 17 linear feet and date from 1962 to 1997. The collection documents the activities of the gallery founded by Professor David Smith in 1971 on the campus of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. Documentation includes administrative records, business correspondence, programs and events, exhibition files, and printed material, as well as three films by artist Lillian Schwartz shown at the gallery. The bulk of the collection (9.7 linear feet) consists of Exhibition Files, which document nearly every exhibition held at the gallery from 1971 to 1985. Of note are detailed records regarding "25 Years of Space Photography," the last exhibition held at Baxter Art Gallery in 1985 which toured internationally through 1997. Also included are records of the Pasadena Gallery of Contemporary Arts, which was founded by former director Jay Belloli after Baxter Art Gallery closed.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
2000-2007
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Don E. Wilson, Curator, and his work with the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS). Materials include correspondence, notes, financial statements, and meeting minutes and agendas.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Biodiversity Program
Dates:
1986-1991
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administrative activities of Don E. Wilson, Director (1990-2000). The bulk of this accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biological Diversity Program's BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) project. Included are proposals for research projects, reviews of proposals, aw...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost
Dates:
1975-1996
Size:
23 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Jane R. Glaser during her tenure as Director of the Office of Museum Programs (OMP), 1976-1989, and as Special Assistant in the offices of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities, 1989-1994, the Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities, 1994-1996, and the Provost, 1996. Glaser ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Information Resource Management
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative records from the Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM), Office of the Director.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1995
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, departmental, and Smithsonian Institution files of the Office of the Director and spans the tenures of Marvin Sadik, former Director, and Alan M. Fern, Director. Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, and memoranda, and pertain to exhibits, development, publications, programs, and me...

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Creators:
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007
Dates:
1835-2003
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Frank A. Taylor (1903-2007) was a Curator of Engineering and Industries and an administrator at the Smithsonian. He was born in 1903 in Washington, D.C., where he grew up. Taylor began his career at the Smithsonian in 1922 as a Laboratory Apprentice in the Division of Mechanical Technology of the United States National Museum (USNM). After ...

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Creators:
Moss, William W., 1935-, interviewee
Dates:
1993
Size:
3 audiotapes. (Reference copies). 1 videotape. (Reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9575
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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