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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
1970-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-160
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration and activities of the Charles Darwin Foundation.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
circa 1963-1988
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 586
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the activities of OTC under Director Nazaret Cherkezian. A small amount of records were created by Paul B. Johnson. There are also a few records created by OTC's predecessor offices. The records include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, contracts, budgets, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-255
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website, maintained by the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, as it existed on June 22, 2011. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resource...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Disbursement Clerk
Dates:
1882-1907
Size:
5.66 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include copies of disbursement vouchers, statements, abstracts of disbursements, monthly disbursement statements, cash vouchers, and summary balance and debit statements; also correspondence regarding the history of the disbursement clerk position. Disbursement of funds included both the private and federal side of the Smithsonia...

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Creators:
National Museum Act Program
Dates:
1966-1986
Size:
53 cu. ft. (53 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 574
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum Act (NMA) of 1966 affirmed the Smithsonian Institution's traditional role of assisting other museums and authorized the Institution to strengthen its activities of service to them. Funds appropriated to the Smithsonian for the implementation of the National Museum Act were made available primarily by grants and contracts ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
1983-1994
Size:
25.89 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (5 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to Experimental Gallery proposals, installation of exhibitions, gallery activities with the public, and research; administrative files concerning financial reports, funding (through the Cafritz and Rockefeller foundations, as well as the Pew Charitable Trusts), contracts, ex...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Academic Programs. Division of Seminars
Dates:
1964-1970
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 494
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the first four International Symposia sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, with some documentation of the fifth. The first symposium celebrated the bicentennial of James Smithson's birth and was organized by Philip C. Ritterbush, Special Assistant to the Secretary. The records consist of correspondence, mem...

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Dates:
1998
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9613
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:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1887-1907
Size:
0.56 cu. ft. (28 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of receipts from the United States National Museum for specimens loaned or given to individuals and institutions. Before 1891, substantial correspondence is included; after that date, there are mostly copies of receipts. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-069
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; files relating t...

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