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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1992
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains the administrative files of the Office of the Under Secretary for the calendar year of 1992. It includes the files of Constance Berry Newman, Alan Fern and Carmen Turner. The various files include information on budget, security matters, assorted museums and offices, accounting, and education.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Planning, Management and Budget
Dates:
FY 1991-FY 1993
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records focus particularly on the planning and finance aspects of Smithsonian bureaus, offices, and programs, as well as subject files on special projects. Materials include budget submissions, Congressional hearings and justifications, allotments and allocations, apportionments, and reports.

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Creators:
Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992
Brown, Jane Brennan, 1931-
Dates:
circa 1940-2014
Size:
7.9 Linear feet
0.32 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.browwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of William J. and Jane Brown date from circa 1940-2014 and measure 7.9 linear feet and 0.32 gigabytes. The collection is comprised of biographical material, correspondence, interviews, writings and notes, printed material and documentaries, photographs and moving images, and administrative records from the Penland School of Crafts where William served as director from 1962 to 1983.

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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001
Dates:
1927-2000
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
0.553 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.sterharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City and California painter, printmaker, and teacher Harry Sternberg date from 1927 to 2000 and measure 3.4 linear feet and 0.553 GB. The collection documents Sternberg's career as an artist and art instructor through scattered biographical material, correspondence with friends, artists, collectors, curators, art organizations, universities, and galleries, writings by Sternberg and others, exhibition catalogs and announcements, news clippings, and other printed and digital material. Also found are photographs of Sternberg and his artwork, two sketchbooks and three loose drawings by Sternberg, audio visual recordings, and one scrapbook.

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Creators:
Chesapeake Research Consortium
Dates:
1970-1981
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7451
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Exhibitions Office
Dates:
2005-2008, 2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-065
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of accreditation files of the Exhibitions Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and include a self-study questionnaire and other documentation submitted to the American Association of Museums (AAM) for reaccreditation of SAAM. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, collecting plans, bylaws, organiza...

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Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
circa 1934-1969
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the organization of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) in 1934 and its activities through the late 1960s. Included are constitutions, by-laws, and correspondence of founders; files of SVP officers; materials documenting SVP annual meetings; files of SVP committees; copies of the SVP "New...

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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1903 - 1989
Size:
400 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Duke Ellington's career primarily through orchestrations (scores and parts), music manuscripts, lead sheets, transcriptions, and sheet music. It also includes concert posters, concert programs, television, radio, motion picture and musical theater scripts, business records, correspondence, awards, as well as audiotapes, audiodiscs, photographs, tour itineraries, newspaper clippings, magazines, caricatures, paintings, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Exhibitions Office
Dates:
1980-1992, 1999-2006 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-016
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of accreditation files of the Exhibitions Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and include self-study documents and other documentation submitted to the American Association of Museums (AAM) for reaccreditation of SAAM. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, surveys, questionnaires, bylaws, organiz...

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