Query: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Program Records
Creators:
James Smithson Society
Dates:
circa 1977-1991
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the activities of the James Smithson Society (JSS), which was once under the Smithsonian Associates Development Program. Since 1990 the James Smithson Society has been part of the contributing membership office of the Smithsonian National Associate Program. Materials consist of history files, brochures, dinner …

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Special Events Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Special Events
Dates:
circa 1980-1987
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 595
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of Doubleday Lecture Series planning files, contracts, and invitation lists; floor plan drawings for events; information on opening exhibition tours and receptions; newspaper clippings, press releases, and articles pertaining to events; symposium information; photographs and contact sheets of lecturers, exhibition openings, and special guests; and financial reports …

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Najeeb E. Halaby Collection
Creators:
Halaby, Najeeb E., 1915-
Dates:
undated
Size:
10.43t Cubic feet ((18 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, video tapes, photographs, scrapbooks, speeches, correspondence, and certificates relating to the aviation career of Najeeb Halaby.

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MS 4821 Anthropological Society of Washington records
Creators:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1879-1993
Size:
32 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4821
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The record of the Anthropological Society of Washington concern its organization, membership, and management of its business affairs. Records of its early meetings include not only minutes but also summaries--and at times almost complete papers--of its talks and discussions. Often these are manuscripts written by the speakers. There are also small quantities of documents concerning many of the national and local developments in which the society was involved. In addition, documents of the 1950s and 1960s concern the society's special publications and special programs that often involved appearances by outstanding anthropologists from outside Washington.

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Correspondence
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin …

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in Record Unit 220 for Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Records
Dates:
1974-1994
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) primarily under Director Frank H. Talbot, 1988-1994. Smaller amounts of records were created during the tenure of Director Robert S. Hoffman, 1985-1988. Included are records concerning NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; NMNH …

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Records of the Field Offices of the Freedmen's Branch, Office of the Adjutant General, 1872–1878
Dates:
1872–1878
Size:
58 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M2029
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

This collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 58 rolls of microfilm described in NARA publication M2029. These digital surrogates reproduced the field office records of the Freedmen's Branch in the Office of the Adjutant General, 1872–1878. These records consist of bound volumes and unbound records, including letters sent, letters received, registers of letters received, and registers of claims.

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Special Services Records
Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-1969
Size:
5.29 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (3 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 320
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of memoranda and correspondence pertaining to the various programs carried out by Special Services; NCFA art collection material; exhibition material; lecture materials; budget; reports; staff biographies; newspaper clippings; magazine articles; radio and television material; tour information; and information on the White House Fellow's Seminar.

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George C. Wheeler Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Wheeler, George C. (George Carlos), 1897-1991, interviewee
Dates:
1989
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copies). 2 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9560
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and …

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International Whaling Conference and International Whaling Commission, Records
Creators:
International Whaling Commission
Dates:
1930-1968
Size:
14 cu. ft. (28 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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