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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
1979-2002
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of William W. Brubaker, Director, 2001- , with earlier records documenting the activities of Richard L. Siegle, Director, Office of Facilities Services, 1987-1994. Material includes correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; quarterly program review; blueprints; building repairs and restoration ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1970-1985
Size:
15.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 360
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of press releases, memoranda, tapes documenting Museum activities, newspaper clippings concerning the Museum, correspondence, exhibition catalogues, exhibition scripts, invitations, guest lists, and photographs. Material pre-dating the appointment of Rebecca Bean consists entirely of news clippings.

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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear Feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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Creators:
Weiss, Helena M., 1909-2004, interviewee
Dates:
1987
Size:
8 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9587
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 Museum of History and Technology. Division of Postal History
Dates:
1960, 1969-1974
Size:
2.03 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession primarily consists of audiotape recordings of the radio series Philatelic Dialogue, later known as Philatelic Conversations, whereby individuals important in philatelics were interviewed. Among those interviewed include Carl H. Scheele, David Lidman, and Stevan Dohanos. Also included are drawings of an Abbott-Downing Company ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1960, 1978-2000
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, and the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-1999, during the tenure of Richard Kurin. Kurin served as the Deputy Director, 1985-1987; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 24-July 5, 1982
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1982
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
circa 1989-1992
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records of John F. Jameson, created during his final years as Assistant Secretary for Administration, as well as material from when he was Senior Advisor to the Secretary, 1990-1991. Consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Barney Studio House, General Post Office Building, A...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution,Office of International Activities
Dates:
1963-1969
Size:
2.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 91
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, memoranda, and other information about the activities of the Office, which establishes cooperative research programs with institutions of higher learning in other countries and fosters programs for the international exchange of persons in those fields of science and humanities related to the Smithsonian's ...

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1992-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-218
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the History of Science Society's Dibner Visiting Historians of Science Program, which assisted colleges and universities in obtaining short-term professors in the history of science in order to broaden their course offerings. Materials include correspondence, biographical information, applications...

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