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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1980-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of the Smithsonian Information Center (SIC) in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The SIC, which opened on November 15, 1989, served as the primary visitors' center for the Institution. Many of the files document the SIC's interactive and audiovisual components. ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1976-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the programs and administration of the Education Department. Administrative files include memoranda documenting the development of departmental plans, strategies, and mission statements; quarterly and annual reports; and Department budgets. Program files document the trips and tours organized and sponsored by the of...

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Creators:
American Association of Museums. Committee on Education
Dates:
1976, 2010-2012
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-540
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities and administration of the American Association of Museums, Committee on Education (EdCom). EdCom brings together museum educators and other museum professionals to advance the purpose of museums as places of learning, to serve as advocates for audiences, and to promote professional ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1955-2001
Size:
7.07 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity and legal history of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and its activities and exhibitions as well as the Joseph H. Hirshhorn family and collections. Well-documented topics include the design and construction of the museum; the museum's collections; Mr. Hirshhorn's ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1993-2012
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-245
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Brent D. Glass, Director of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), documenting museum administration issues, Smithsonian-related matters, and professional activities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; fundraising information; NMAH board meeting agendas a...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1964-1985
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 640
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were maintained by James M. Murphy. He served as Chief Engineer, Engineering and Construction Branch, BMD, 1964-1974; Chief, Engineering and Design Branch, OFPES, 1974-1977; Chief, Facilities Data Branch, OFPES, 1978-1980; Supervisory Engineer, ODC, 1981; and Quality Control Senior Engineer, ODC, 1982- . This record unit primar...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1879-1882
Size:
5.89 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (4 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 71
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records fully document the construction of the 1881 National Museum Building; included are fiscal records, specifications, bids and contracts, correspondence with the architects, and records of the Building Commission itself, including minutes of meetings. See also record unit 92.

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Creators:
Frank Hubbard
Dates:
1930-2003
bulk 1949-2003
Size:
30 Cubic feet (76 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1256
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents approximately fifty years of the Hubbard Harpsichord business. The records include correspondence, financial and accounting materials, sales and promotional materials, records, newsletters, dealer files, project files, photographs, research files on European instruments, kit manuals, and design drawings.

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Creators:
Shropshire, Walter
Dates:
circa 1960-1985
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Shropshire's career as Assistant Director of the Radiation Biology Laboratory, and his research as a biophysicist.

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Creators:
Bequaert, Joseph C. (Joseph Charles), 1886-1982
Dates:
circa 1922-1949
Size:
8 cu. ft. (16 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7302
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist mostly of manuscripts, drawings, research notes and bibliographical citations documenting Bequaert's study of wasps, especially the family Vespidae.

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