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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1966
Size:
7.72 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1965 the Smithsonian observed the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founding benefactor, James Smithson. These records document planning for that event.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2007-2013
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-285
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the artists chosen for Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowships (SARF). The SARF program was launched in 2007 to provide outstanding visual artists from across the world a unique opportunity to work with Smithsonian Institution museums, research sites, collections, and scholars, so they may co...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost, Committee for a Wider Audience
Dates:
1980-1997
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-254
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Committee for a Wider Audience audiotape recordings documenting Heritage Month program keynote lectures, concerts, special events, symposiums, exhibition openings, and meetings. Earlier recordings date back to when the Committee for a Wider Audience was under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
circa 1975-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, questionnaires, minutes of meetings, metrication reports, a proposed worklist for the Interagency Committee on Metric Policy, news releases, U.S. Metric Board records, summary reports, and brochures. Materials also include agenda listings, American National Metric Council Conference re...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1956-2004
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional correspondence of Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. Simkin also served as Geologist, Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center, 1967-1972. Major topics covered in this accession include the creation and revision of "This Dyn...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1987-1998
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Enola Gay exhibition controversy at the National Air and Space Museum during the tenure of Smithsonian Institution Secretary Ira Michael Heyman. The initial proposed exhibition was titled Crossroads: The End of World War II, the Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold War and later retitl...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1969-1976
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of original memoranda and correspondence and informational copies concerning Robert H. Simmons' relations with the Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
1977-1994
Size:
21.5 cu. ft. (21 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the official functions and activities of the Assistant Provost for Arts and Humanities from 1982 to 1994, although the bulk of the records date from 1990 to 1993. They consist mostly of memoranda, correspondence, and reports generated both within and outside of the Smithsonian Institution w...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Congress of Scholars
Dates:
2010-2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-299
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative materials for the Secretary's Research Awards, including nominations, reviews, and selections. The Secretary awards up to ten annual prizes recognizing excellence in recent research by Smithsonian Institution employees. Categories include books, articles or chapters, exhibition catalogues or sympo...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of the 150th Anniversary Program and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary, including the 150th Community Committee, 150th Marketing Committee and 150th Program Committee; committee files ...

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