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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Committee for a Wider Audience
Dates:
1983-1988
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Committee for a Wider Audience (CWA), chaired by Dr. Vera Lawrence Hyatt. Its objective was to make Smithsonian Institution (SI) programs, exhibits, and the like less reflective of ethnocentric Western cultural assumptions and more hospitable to other cultural expressions an...

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Creators:
Hughes, Phillip S., interviewee
Dates:
1985
Size:
7 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9525
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:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
circa 1985-1992
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of three projects of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities. The majority of the records document the Special Exhibition Fund, established by Office Memorandum (OM) 833 dated October 26, 1984. The OM decreed that the Fund was meant only to fund significant exhibitions beyond the normal financial ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-043
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Special Exhibition Fund (SEF) grant activities for significant exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution. The fund was first administered by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities, 1992-1994, and by the Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities, 1994-1996, be...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Dates:
FY 1992-FY 1993
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of budget submissions to the Assistant Secretary for Research, Robert S. Hoffmann, and justifications for those Offices and bureaus that contain a research component, for FY 1992 and FY 1993. Some files also refer to the budget planning process overall, e.g. "Senate Questions and Answers," and "Office of Management ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Environmental and External Affairs
Dates:
circa 1987-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of Rumana Ahmad Chaudhuri and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Documents include correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary; information on the anniversaries of other institutions and organizations; promotions; planned activities ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration
Dates:
1990-1993
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of the Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration, Nancy D. Suttenfield, for FY 1992, although documents in the files date from 1990 through 1993. The files document the administration of bureaus and activities of the Smithsonian Institution of which the Assistant Secretary had oversight or interest...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
1981-1985
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative files of offices that report to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration during the tenure of John F. Jameson, as well as budget and fiscal records.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
October 5-10, 1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1977
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1986-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) primarily under Director Frank H. Talbot, 1988-1994, and Acting Director Donald J. Ortner, 1994-1995. Included are records on NMNH exhibitions; fund raising; special projects; NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; and relations...

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