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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1943-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-530
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence with the United States Navy concerning the naming of submarines after fishes. Much of the correspondence provides descriptions of the fish to that particular submarine's commander. Information comes from various curators within the Division of Fishes as well as Alexander Wetmore at the time when he ...

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Creators:
Foreman, Edward R., 1808-1885
Dates:
circa 1868-1879
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include lectures and notes on chemistry, ethnology, and natural history, especially botany; a sketch of the geology of Arkansas; and various lists of specimens.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1979-1995 and undated
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes and some audiotapes, chiefly Public Service Announcements (PSAs) organized by the Office of Public Affairs, which are duplicate or master copies. The audiotapes are all reel-to-reel, whereas the videotapes vary from VHS to 3/4-inch to Beta. Included are PSAs with celebrities such as Gregory Peck, Sandy Du...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Exposition Books. Department of Pubic Service
Dates:
circa 1970, 1974-1979
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of James K. Page, Jr., former Director of Smithsonian Exposition Books; Julian Euell, former Assistant Secretary of Public Services; and Glen B. Ruh, former Publications Coordinator of Public Services. Also includes correspondence and minutes of the Publications Review Board; reports of the Smithso...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events and Conference Services
Dates:
1992-1997
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These audio cassette recordings document special functions that were mainly sponsored by the Office of the Secretary.

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Creators:
Adams, Robert McC. (Robert McCormick), 1926-
Dates:
circa 1943-1994 and undated
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-131
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Robert McCormick Adams (RMA), the ninth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The papers pertain mostly to his career outside of the Smithsonian, such as his teaching career, research and fieldwork, and his affiliation with various professional societies, organizations, and institutions. Materials ...

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Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
circa 1940-1985
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Secretary-Treasurer concerning fiscal matters, annual meetings, Society publications, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) executive committee meeting, memberships, and related SVP activities. Also includes Mint Canyon Research Project files of John H. Maxson and of Chester Stock, circa 19...

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American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1970-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Richard C. Banks during his tenures as Assistant Secretary, Secretary, and President of the American Ornithologists' Union. Materials include meeting minutes, council reports, committee files, and correspondence.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1973-1988
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document activities of the Office of the Director in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984; James Demetrion, Director, 1985-present; Stephen E. Weil, Deputy Director, 1974-present; Nancy F. Kirkpatrick, ...

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Creators:
Architectural League of New York
Dates:
1880s-1974
Size:
114.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.archleag
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Architectural League of New York measure 114.9 linear feet and date from 1880s-1974 (bulk 1927-1968). The League's mission "to advance the art of architecture" is documented through administrative and business records, committee records and officers' files, exhibition files, records of functions and events, correspondence, publicity files, photographs, lantern slides, and 16 scrapbooks.

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