This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of the Office of International Relations and its predecessors, the Directorate of International Activities and the Office of International Activities, respectively, in regard to office budgetary matters and the coordinating of internationally-focused Smithsonian projects and initiatives such as grants, conferences, diplomatic …
John Milton Ramm papers
The papers of painter and muralist John Milton Ramm measure 11 linear feet and date from 1900 to 1992. Found within are biographical materials, family correspondence, personal business records, notes and notebooks, travel journals and other writings by Ramm and his father, John Henry Ramm. Art work consists of sketches, sketchbooks, watercolor sketches, mural designs, and other drawings by John Milton Ramm and John Henry Ramm. Also found are numerous photographs of family, friends, travels and voyages, and San Francisco cityscapes, as well as photographs of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires taken by John Henry Ramm.
Robert P. Higgins Papers
This accession consists of field notes of Robert P. Higgins (1932- ), an invertebrate zoologist who held various positions at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History, 1968-1996. These field notes document his collecting trips around the world. Materials also include scientific illustrations and maps.
Arthur D. Dubin Papers
These papers consist of correspondence, notes, clippings, brochures, manuscripts, photographs, and similar materials concerning Arthur D. Dubin's research in railroad history, including preparation of his books, Some Classic Trains and More Classic Trains. Much of this collection is unarranged. Files labeled "miscellaneous" correspondence mostly concern publications, photograph identifications and acquisitions …
This accession consists of correspondence of the Plant Conservation Unit. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, annotated plant lists, and color photographs and slides.
This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities of Paul M. Marsh as well as the administration of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory. The Systematic Entomology Laboratory, part of the United States Dept. of Agriculture, is responsible for the identification of insect specimens. Marsh's specialty was parasitic hymenoptera. Topics covered …
These records document the activities of the Audit and Review Committee, an arm of the Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents. The Audit and Review Committee was established in April 1977 to review, address, and report on comments and recommendations contained in a report from the Comptroller General of the United States …
This accession consists of clippings from newspapers and other publications collected by the Office of Public Affairs, which document exhibition openings, development/fundraising, education, and special events at Smithsonian Institution museums in 1992.
Research Program Records
These records document special programs and projects undertaken in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Included are files on the Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems Program, Scholarly Studies Program, Short-Term Visitors Program, a 1987 NMNH expedition to Henderson Island in the South Pacific, the 1987 NMNH Task Force on Research, the NMNH …
This accession includes records that document the curatorial activities of the Division of the Growth of the United States in the Museum of History and Technology, which was later renamed the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials primarily include the correspondence and memoranda of Peter C. Welsh, Curator; Anne …