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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1979-1990
Size:
5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, contracts, purchase orders, program information, and other related materials documenting the work of the Biodiversity Programs office. Directors represented in these records include James F. Mello, Acting Director, 1979; Richard S. Fiske, Director, 1980-1985; James C. Tyler, Acting Director, 1985, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1957-1974
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Director, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), mostly from the tenures of Richard S. Cowan and Porter M. Kier. Materials include reading files, 1970-1974; files relating to the NMNH budget, circa 1957-1974; and miscellaneous records.

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Creators:
Cotton Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)
National Cotton Council
Dates:
1939-1994
Size:
38 Cubic feet (90 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1176
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Maid of Cotton (MOC) beauty pageant was sponsored by the National Cotton Council, Memphis Cotton Carnival, and the Cotton Exchanges of Memphis, New York, and New Orleans from 1939-1993. The contest was held annually in Memphis, Tennessee until the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International moved to Dallas, Texas. Beginning with the 1985 pageant (held December 1984) the competition was held in Dallas. The pageant was discontinued in 1993 due to lack of funds, a sponsor, and changes in marketing strategies. The records include files on contestants, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1967-1983
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This Collection contains the records from the discontinued Division of Performing Arts, which began in 1967 and ended in 1983. The Division of Performing Arts was formed with the creation of the first Festival of American Folklife, and handled such events as music and theater performances, festivals, holiday celebrations, and the Children's ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-2005
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Smithsonian Institution Archives divisions and projects and were created and maintained by Ethel W. Hedlin, Director, 1994-2005. Materials include division and committee reports, support documents, correspondence, documents relating to the electronic projects prior to the establishment of ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations
Dates:
circa 1964-1997
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of accepted Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program grant records, which document international funding requests for development in museum collections, scholarly research initiatives, and public programs. The material consists of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; grant applications; applicant proposals; financial repor...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1966-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Flora North America (FNA) Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1974-1984,with related records from 1954
Size:
24.43 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 510
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-209
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 17 Google+ accounts maintained by units throughout the Smithsonian Institution as they existed between March 6 and April 18, 2017. Google+ is a third-party social networking site used for interacting with the public and promoting the Institution's activities, exhibitions, and research. Due to technical issues, s...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1985, 1989-2011
Size:
2.25 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Institution events, exhibitions, or projects. Documented in this collection is the traveling exhibition "America's Smithsonian" in honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Smithsonian Institution (SI) and Smithsonian Secretaries I. Michael Heyman and Lawrence M. Small. Materials include c...

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