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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Inspector General
Dates:
1993-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inspection records that document the mission of the Office of the Inspector General to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness and to prevent and detect waste, fraud, and abuse in Smithsonian Institution programs. Materials include memoranda; inspection program information; draft and final inspection repo...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2002-2003
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of newspaper clippings about Smithsonian Institution museums, curators, exhibitions, and events.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983-1989
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. The bulk of the collection covers the year 1985. The records were created and maintained by Peggy A. Loar, Director (1981-c. 1991). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, catalog text, itineraries, fact she...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2006
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of newspaper clippings about Smithsonian museums, curators, exhibitions, and events. Materials include clippings.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1998-2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-623
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition activities of the office under Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director. Activities include administrative management, object selection, opening receptions, symposiums, budget management, public relations, and outreach programs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, object lists, p...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Dates:
1966-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the history of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), from the original collection and installations to the establishment of new programs. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; object lists; docent handbooks; legislative documents; checklists; floor plans; policies; information ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-2010
Size:
2 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 16-329
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of proclamations and honors bestowed upon the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center, as well as a poster advertising an event at museum in honor of the release of a Native American $1 coin by the United States Mint. Materials include proclamations and a poster.

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Creators:
Cowan, Richard S., 1921-1997 interviewee
Dates:
1974
Size:
4 audiotapes (reference copies). 4 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9501
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Division of Exhibits Interpretation
Dates:
1974-1996
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production, documenting horticulture activities and plantings throughout the various zoo facilities and exhibits. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, species lists, contractual information, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
1991-1993, 2002-2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) was established on December 16, 2003, when President George W. Bush signed the National Museum of African American History and Culture Act (PL 108-184) into law, establishing the museum as part of the Smithsonian Institution. The new museum will be devoted exclusively to...

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