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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (5 file cabinet drawers)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Biographical Information File contains biographies of individuals associated with the Smithsonian as either administrative officers, curators, collectors, donors, regents, or research associates. Occasionally biographies of individuals less closely associated with the Institution are included.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program
Dates:
1980-1999
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Smithsonian Institution's Biodiversity Program (BDP) as maintained by Marsha E. Sitnik, Scientific Program Administrator. Some of the projects and programs represented in the files include the BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) program; ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics
Dates:
1983-1985
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Aviation History Project which culminated in the Smithsonian History of Aviation series. Materials include memoranda, guidelines for contributors, project descriptions, chapter outlines, schedules, position descriptions, drafts, and related materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1965-1985
Size:
24.7 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 477
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Press
Dates:
1866-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from Smithsonian Institution Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Books. Materials include books and serial publications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
circa 1990-1995
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The bulk of these records document the administration and activities of Brown's office from 1991 to 1995. Subject files were created for administrative manners; Smithsonian staff, bureaus and offices with which Brown was in contact; and for outside organizations, issues, and events. Also included is a correspondence file which covers the years...

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Creators:
Weiss, Helena M
Dates:
1923-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The materials in this accession document Weiss' work in the Office of Correspondence and Documents, the Department of Geology, and as Registrar for the USNM. Among those represented in the collection are Ray S. Bassler, Alexander Wetmore, Herbert S. Bryant, and Leonard Carmichael. Of interest are two diaries of Bassler which cover the tim...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1949-1964
Size:
42.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 50
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document part of the secretarial administration of Alexander Wetmore and the whole of Leonard Carmichael's tenure. During this period the Smithsonian's capacity to carry out research in its traditional scientific disciplines was substantially strengthened. At the same time the Institution was able to invest much more effort ...

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Creators:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
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Dates:
Ca. 1880-1883
Size:
1 Item (sheaf )
1 Item (letter-press copy book )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4677
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The copies on loose sheets apparently cover correspondence with Cushing only. Direct copies made from some of these same letters also appear in the copy book, which has, in addition, many copies of Baird-Powell correspondence about B.A.E. matters.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Dates:
1985-1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document receptions for exhibition openings and other special events at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include invitations, invitation lists, lenders lists, photographic negatives/contact sheets of the events, and financial information.

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