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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1955-1960, 1965-1988
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 371
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Torch, a newspaper for Smithsonian Institution employees, was first published in 1955 by the Office of Information and later by its successor, the Office of Public Affairs. The publication appeared somewhat sporadically until 1960, when it stopped, to resume in 1965. Since that time, it has appeared monthly in a larger format. Occasio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
circa 1986-1990
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document activities of the former Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, which was renamed the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service in 1992, and the Office of the Assistant Provost for Education and Cultural Programs in 1994. Included is correspondence an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Dates:
1993-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Director's subject files pertaining to Smithsonian Institution offices and committees, program files concerning Office of Physical Plant (OPP) divisions, and building files relating to OPP projects and services for the various Smithsonian buildings. Materials include reports, memoranda and correspondence, staff ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Research and Scholars Center
Dates:
1972-2013
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the programs created and organized by the Research and Scholars Center. The records in this collection are partial; an earlier set of records can be found in Record Unit 596. Included among the programs documented is the lunchbag program which serves as a venue for art historians, archivists, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Educational Research
Dates:
1983-1985, with related records from 1975
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 388
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the work of SOER during its two-year history. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed materials concerning SOER educational programs, office administration, and relations with other Smithsonian bureaus and offices. Records predating the establishment of SOER in 1983 were created by Fal...

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Public Programs. Media Development Department
Dates:
1991-2006
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-200
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created for exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center. Exhibitions documented include All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture, Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life Along the North Pacific Coast, and New York: New Tribe....

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2010
Collection ID:
Accession 10-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Office of Public Affairs. The first is its online newsdesk, as it existed on February 19, 2010, consisting of press releases, fact sheets, and other information about the Smithsonian Institution. A redesigned version of this website was unveiled two months later. The second is its ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Programming and Budget
Dates:
1957-1973
Size:
19 cu. ft. (19 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting budget planning for the Smithsonian Institution from 1963 to 1973. The records primarily consist of correspondence, memoranda, statistics, and reports pertaining to employment; funding and operating costs for Museums, offices, and special programs; personnel salaries and expenses; Congressional he...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Historian's Office
Dates:
1972-1984
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 556
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the activities of the Office's first three Historians. Most of the records were created during Marc Pachter's tenure. They include much correspondence between Pachter and art historians, artists, national and international art institutions, and funding organizations. There is also correspondence with Amy E. Henderson...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2015
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Albert G. Horvath during his tenure as Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (January-June 2015), and the records of David J. Skorton, Secretary (July-December 2015). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, ...

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