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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 Programming and Budget
Dates:
1982-1984
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of budget information for Smithsonian bureaus. Included are memoranda, summaries of budget needs, and budget projections.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Provost
Dates:
1984-1996
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Special Exhibition Fund (SEF) that distributes grants for significant exhibitions at the Smithsonian. These records date back to when SEF was first established by the Board of Regents and later administered by the offices of the Assistant Secretary for Museums, 1986-1992, the Assistant ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Science
Dates:
circa 1989-1997
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of alphabetical subject files from the Office of the Associate Director for Science. Associate Directors represented in these records include Daniel E. Appleman, Anna K. Behrensmeyer (Acting), and David L. Pawson.

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National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1961-1996
Size:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 346
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files of both Zisfein and Lopez as Deputy Director. Included are administrative subject files, chronological correspondence files, and files on Guggenheim fellowships, 1979-1986. Some correspondence was created by Toni E. Thomas, Special Assistant to Donald S. Lopez.

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Dates:
1969-1981
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 512
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administrative procedures employed by HMSG. The records provide information about the process of recruiting staff for the new Museum. There are also budget and financial records, which track the costs of exhibits as they were produced.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1953-2009
Size:
10.43 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Sidney Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams, Ira Michael Heyman, Lawrence M. Small, and G. Wayne Clough as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and Cristian Samper as Acting Secretary. The records document issues with regard to museums and buildings; str...

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Creators:
Bradley, James C. 1910-1984 interviewee
Dates:
1974-1978
Size:
26 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9515
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:
Spohn, Clay Edgar, 1898-1977
Dates:
circa 1862-1985
bulk 1890-1985
Size:
20.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.spohclay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Clay Spohn papers measure 20.4 linear feet and date from circa 1862 to 1985 with the bulk of the material dating from 1890 to 1985. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes and writings, art work, printed material, and photographs which reflect the life and career of painter and educator Clay Spohn.

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Creators:
Vose Galleries of Boston
Dates:
circa 1876
1890s-1996
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
25.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vosegall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Vose Galleries of Boston measure 25.6 linear feet and date from circa 1876, 1890s-1996 with the bulk of materials dating from 1920s-1930s. Nearly 90 percent of the collection documents the gallery's handling of American paintings and portraits through incoming and outgoing business correspondence with artists, clients, galleries, and museums, including considerable correspondence with portrait artist Alfred Jonniaux and clients regarding commissioned portraits. Other materials include client files; artists' biographies; records of sales, consignments, framing, restoration, and banking, mostly from the 1940s-1960s; and scattered exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, and postcards. Also found is a handwritten manuscript regarding the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA and a 1991 videotape about the Vose Galleries and its founding family.

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