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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1927-2009
Size:
83.1 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the life and work of Warren M. Robbins, covering a wide swath of his life, from his early career in the Foreign Service to his work in cross cultural communications and African art. A prolific writer, Robbins correspondence with such people as Maya Angelou, Ernie Barnes, Saul Bellow, Eliot Elisofon, Otto Fried, Buckminste...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Office of the Director
Dates:
1920s-1970s
Size:
17.37 cu. ft. (33 document boxes) (1 3x5 box) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 285
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Offices of the Director and Deputy Director, National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) maintained these photographs as a reference file. The majority of the photographs document the history of NMHT and its predecessors; included are views of exhibits, buildings, events, and some specimens. Some materials date to when the museum ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
Dates:
1985-1992
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consista of monthly narrative reports of activities by library office heads. Most are at the divisional level, e.g. National Museum of American History, National Air and Space Museum, but some are from sections, and some cover administrative sections of the library such as Original Cataloging or Reference and Readers' Services.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
2001-2003
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, development, and execution of exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, floor plans, checklists, press clippings, background research, budgets, labels, and images of artwork.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
1983-2005
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of program files created and maintained by Stephen E. Weil. Weil served as Emeritus Senior Scholar in the Smithsonian's Center for Education and Museum Studies following his 1995 retirement from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden until his death in August 2005. Materials include files on speaking engagements ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1959-1996
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial records created by Margaret Collins, Research Associate in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology from the late 1970s through 1996. Collins primarily studied termites of the Caribbean. She was also a professor of zoology at Howard University, Florida A&M, and Federal City Col...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1992-2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Thomas W. Lentz, Deputy Director, documenting exhibition planning and production. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence; memoranda; exhibition proposals; exhibition review summary sheets; agreements; research materials; consultant reports; brochures for exhibitions ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museums
Dates:
1968-1989
Size:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 608
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the development of the Office's mandate. There is extensive correspondence with Smithsonian bureaus and administrators, American and foreign government bodies at all levels, various learned societies, foundations, and other private organizations. The records also include correspondence of the Office of the Assistant ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Costume
Dates:
1905-1992
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of curators Claudia Brush Kidwell and Anne Wood Murray documenting exhibition planning, development, and production in the Division of Costume, and when that Division was known as the Division of Costume and Furnishings and the Section of American Costume which, prior to 1969, was within the Division of ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Assistant Director for Administration
Dates:
circa 1955-1988
Size:
29.5 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 335
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include correspondence and memoranda with NMAH curators, government agencies, collections committee for NMAH, professional associations, and academicians; information pertaining to the Doubleday Lectures; staff appointments; accounting ledgers; congressional budget submission reports and hearing files; five year funding prospectus; fed...

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