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Creators:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001, interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
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:
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Dates:
circa 1978-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-205
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and related material accumulated by Tim Berra during his research on the history of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH). The research culminated in a chronology on ASIH history.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1972-1986, with related records from 1879-1899 and 1965-1976
Size:
163.32 cu. ft. (160 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (34 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 342
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the work of the assistant secretary for Museum Programs. The office directed the operations of the Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Office of Exhibits Central, Office of the Registrar, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and the Institution's functions under ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Business Office
Dates:
1976-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-160
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Business Office of the Resident Associates Program. Materials include Division of Performing Arts files, and grant files.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dates:
1976-1990, 1996
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-247
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the program activities of Carla M. Borden in the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS) and, before 1987, when she was a Program Specialist in the Office of Symposia and Seminars (OSS). A few records also date from when Borden was no longer with OIS but a Program Manager at the Smithsonian ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2001
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting a variety of topics including special events, research, and speeches. Materials include correspondence, papers, lecture notes, and related materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)
Dates:
2014-2017
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set the newsletter The Affiliate, which documents the activities of the Smithsonian Affiliations program and Smithsonian collaborative partnerships with museums, cultural and educational organizations across the United States. Some newsletters are special editions, one of which is a tribute to ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Computer Services
Dates:
1966-1982
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications issued by the Office of Computer Services (OCS), with earlier issues dating from when OCS was known as the Smithsonian's Information Systems Division. The publications pertain to the Smithsonian Institution Information Retrieval System (SIIRS) and, beginning in the early 1970s, SELGEM (SELf-GEnerating Ma...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1982-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 533
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, and notes documenting efforts to obtain outside funding for research projects of the NMNH scientific staff. Directors represented include Richard S. Fiske (1980-1985), and Robert S. Hoffmann (1985-1988).

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Creators:
National Museum Act Program
Dates:
1976-1980, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files of museum interns funded by the National Museum Act. The records include correspondence, progress reports, proposals, and budget.

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