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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1958-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document departmental involvement in and administration of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT), U.S. chapter. The IAPT was founded in 1950 to carry out projects of interest and concern to systematic botanists which require or profit from international cooperation. IAPT is responsible for the establishment ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Management and Reliability. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Nancy J. Bechtol, Director, Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR) and documents her work overseeing the management and direction of OFMR. Also included are records related to the funding and installation of a proposed butterfly pavilion in the Arts and Industries Building, as ...

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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Odell, Scott, 1935-
Dates:
1964-1977
Size:
18 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ODEL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The J. Scott Odell folk music collection (1945-2016, inclusive) contains AV recordings, photographs, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Odell's career at the Smithsonian as a musical instrument conservator and researcher of American music traditions. The collection largely consists of materials relating to Odell's research trips (often combined with personal visits) throughout the Eastern United States. Research strengths of the collection include the history of the Appalachian dulcimer and banjo, the Smithsonian Folkways project "Black Banjo Songsters," musician and poet Burt Porter, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1890-1929
Size:
14.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 45
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:
Takaki, Michiko, 1930-2014
Dates:
1921-2011
bulk 1960s
Size:
134.16 Linear feet (167 boxes, 7 rolls, and 7 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-23
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Michiko Takaki, 1921-2011 (bulk 1960s), document her field work among the Kalinga people of the northern Philippines and her professional contributions as a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. The papers consist primarily of economic and linguistic field data gathered between 1964 and 1968, used in the production of her doctoral dissertation ("Aspects of Exchange in a Kalinga Society, Northern Luzon," 1977) and throughout her anthropological career. The collection consists of field notes, maps, photographic prints, negatives, slides, sound recordings, recorded film, data and analysis, correspondence, working files and drafts, and publications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education
Dates:
1988-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the involvement of Lambertus Van Zelst, Director, Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE), in the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM). Van Zelst served as a Council Member from 1988-1999. Materials in...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dates:
1987-1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Carla M. Borden, Associate Director, 1987, Acting Director, 1988, and Program Specialist for the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS), which became defunct in 1992. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes documenting symposiums and conferences; newsletter issues and readership sur...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Executive Assistant to the Secretary
Dates:
1971-1979
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 620
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document especially sensitive matters and were kept apart from regular office records on that account.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Research and Collections
Dates:
1965-2000
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files from the Office of the Associate Director for Science. Associate Directors represented in these materials include Daniel E. Appleman, 1989-1993; Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Acting Associate Director for Science, 1993-1995, David L. Pawson, 1995-1998, and Ross B. Simons, Acting Associate Director for Scie...

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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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