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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1865-1891
Size:
46.06 cu. ft. (62 document boxes) (68 3x5 boxes) (243 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 33
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of outgoing correspondence from the Office of the Secretary.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
circa 1996-1997, 2002, 2006-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the search for directors of both the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). A small amount of material also documents administrative issues at HMSG. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, position descriptions, reports, pr...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-049
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative files maintained by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration. Included are files documenting the Smithsonian Child Care Program, 1986-1988.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1949-1964
Size:
167.20 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (324 document boxes) (10 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 50
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document part of the secretarial administration of Alexander Wetmore and the whole of Leonard Carmichael's tenure. During this period the Smithsonian Institution's capacity to carry out research in its traditional scientific disciplines was substantially strengthened. At the same time the Institution was able to invest much ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
circa 1884-1984
Size:
11.5 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of will and codicils, financial statements regarding estates, correspondence with executors, amps showing location of deeded property, and memoranda by Smithsonian Institution employees on the status of probation of wills.

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Creators:
Rhees, William Jones, 1830-1907
Dates:
circa 1878-1907
Size:
25.72 cu. ft. (50 document boxes) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The William J. Rhees Collection consists of the remains of his Manuscript and Newspaper Scrap portfolio files. The dates of the material indicate that Rhees was collecting these papers from the beginning of his tenure at the Smithsonian, but the files were not organized until 1891 when he was appointed keeper of the Archives. The collection ...

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Creators:
Brooks, Robert A. (Robert Angus), 1920-1976
Dates:
1926-1976
Size:
6 cu. ft. (12 document boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7304
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the different stages in Robert Brooks's education and career. Most of the material is professional in nature; there are few intimately personal letters or recordings. Much of the collection consists of business correspondence, notes, and financial records, as well as personal memorabilia, poetry and poetry translation...

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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:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2006, 2012-2014
Size:
2.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 16x20 boxes) (6 folders oversize material)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in developing programs and exhibitions related to innovation for the Arts and Industries Building (AIB). Closed to the public since 2004, the Arts and Industries Building was mean...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Board of Regents Secretarial Search Committee during its search for the eleventh Secretary of the Smithsonian. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; research and background information; reports; press releases; meeting notes; and candidate recommendations.

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