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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1967-1982
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Charles Blitzer's involvement on several committees and councils. The materials pertain to Smith College, including the Committee on Planning and Resources, and Committee on Planning and Development; Dumbarton Oaks Advisory Committee; Exploration Board of Trustees; Yale Advisory Committee o...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration
Dates:
1977-1991
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of reports, correspondence, and memoranda documenting the functions and projects of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration, known before October 1990 as the Assistant Secretary for Administration. In addition to covering major Smithsonian Institution initiatives and management issues, the m...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 27-July 8, 2007
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2007
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:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
105 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.F
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
1980-1985
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative files of offices and bureaus which reports to the Assistant Secretary for Administration during the tenure of John F. Jameson, as well as budget and fiscal reports.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1999
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Office of the Secretary during the tenure of Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary (1994-1999). They document the expansion and development of the Institution, its museums, programs, projects, research activities, and significant events. Materials include corresponde...

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Creators:
Woodard, William E., 1873-1942 (inventor)
Dates:
1909 - 1949
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0125
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of United States, Canadian, Mexican and other foreign patents issued to William E. Woodard from 1909 to 1949. The patents are for Woodard's developments in steam and electric locomotive design.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
FY 1981-FY 1987
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Institution bureau activities between FY 1981 and FY 1987. Materials also include Under Secretary Phillip S. Hughes' appointment book for FY 1985.

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Creators:
Sabrosky, Curtis W. (Curtis Williams), 1910-
Dates:
1928-1997
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records taken from Curtis Sabrosky's home after his death and given to the Department of Entomology. Materials include personal correspondence, family photographs, photographs and documents of Sabrosky's extensive travels (both holidays and trips to professional meetings), photographs of specimens, professional corre...

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Creators:
Porterfield, Jeanne
Chickering, Lisa
Dates:
1954-2015, undated
Size:
38 Film reels
7 Sound tape reels
5 electronic_discs_dvd
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
5 Videocassettes (Digital Betacam)
67.86 Linear feet
18 Sound discs (vinyl)
4 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection documents their work as travel filmmakers, photographers, and writers from 1954-2015. Their films are an example of the travel lecture film, a genre which combined silent travelogue films with live narration. Chickering and Porterfield presented their films throughout the United States and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s before turning to freelance still photography and travel writing in the early 1980s. The audiovisual and photography collection begins with their first joint travels in the 1950s and covers a range of their professional activities through the early 2000s, mainly encompassing original travel footage, edited travelogues, and travel still photography. Supporting documentation includes film scripts, lecture recordings, personal and professional manuscripts, financial and professional records, and a substantial amount of newspaper and magazine articles which serve as a record of the press generated by and about Chickering and Porterfield.

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