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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:
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1976-2001
Size:
3.27 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (0.58 non- standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the development and execution of projects by the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC). The bulk of the records document VIARC's activities relating to the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary Program. VIARC developed various marketing tools to promote anniversary ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1976, 1988
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of color slides of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley at the opening of 1876: A Centennial Exhibition on May 10, 1976. Also includes slides of Queen Elizabeth II's visit to the Smithsonian Institution in July 1976, and of the United States Air Force Band performing at the National Museum of American History on September 23...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of American Studies
Dates:
1962-1987
Size:
21.5 cu. ft. (21 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 609
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the operations of OAS. They also contain records from an organizational predecessor, the Department of American Studies, Museum of History and Technology, which had been chaired by Washburn. OAS records deal with the work of the Office and its involvement with other Smithsonian offices and bureaus; its work with num...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Smithsonian Journal of History Office
Dates:
1963-1972
Size:
6 cu. ft. (12 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records document publication of the Journal from solicitation of manuscripts to final layout. Also included are records for staff information, for example, information regarding various presses. See also: Record Unit 190.

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Creators:
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network
Dates:
1975-2009, undated
bulk 1993-2008
Size:
7.5 Cubic feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1282
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains records and research material produced and collected by Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), a lobbying and legal assistance organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender servicepersons. They were instrumental in overturning the United States Department of Defense's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Office of the Program Coordinator
Dates:
1970-1978
Size:
4 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 non-standard size box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an annual report and program reports concerning the Resident Associates Program (RAP); brochures, pamphlets, and announcements of Smithsonian Resident Associates activities; and blank membership cards. Also included are Susan Hamilton's personal files. There are extensive materials documenting the City Building Educ...

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Creators:
Burnette, Robert, 1926-1984
Dates:
circa 1910-1970
Size:
149 Copy negatives (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-45
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies made from a photograph album compiled by Robert Burnett that appears to relate to three periods. A few photographs dated around 1910-1912 were likely received from Burnett's family and depict family members, ranchers, tipis, and people gathered for White River Frontier Days. Other photographs show Burnette and friends while he was in high sc...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
1893-1899
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 474
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence written to Child and Abbot by Samuel P. Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian and APO Director. The correspondence concerns APO solar constant experiments, especially rules and precepts for photo-bolometric work; facilities, equipment, and apparatus; and APO publications.

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Creators:
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
Dates:
1908-1913
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.walcchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four letters between Charles D. Walcott and others. Included are three 1908 letters from Herbert Adams to Charles Walcott, from Walcott to J. Scott Hartley, Secretary of the National Sculpture Society and from Hartley to Walcott, relating to the election of Herbert Adams as the representative of the National Sculpture Society to the Advisory Commit...

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