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Creators:
Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center
Dates:
circa 1962-1992
Size:
13.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 610
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration and programs of the SOSC during its entire thirty year history. Included is correspondence, memoranda, proposals, and reports documenting SOSC contracts with agencies of the Federal Government, especially the United States Arctic Research Program of the National Science Foundation and the Nati...

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Creators:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Dates:
ca. 1888
Collection ID:
NAA.MS667
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains: Vocabulary torn from Powell's printed "Schedule," 4 pages; Verb paradigms, 3 pages; story, "Old Blind Man," 4 pages; notes, 14 pages as follows, and one sketch map: "Summer Dance" (white deerskin dance), "Fall Dance," burial customs, Remarks on the Hupa."

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1967-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-131
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and grant proposals pertaining to the Flora North America (FNA) Project. FNA was a project to create a computerized data bank of information about the vascular plants of North America north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, ...

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Creators:
Huckerby, Thomas
Dates:
1912-1920
Size:
61 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 4.5 x 6.5 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.047
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 61 glass plate negatives taken by Rev. Thomas Huckerby between 1912-1920. Most of the images depict views of petroglyphs on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Grenada. Also includes eight images of objects collected by Huckerby; these objects are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-210
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three websites maintained by the Office of Advancement. The "Ultimate Smithsonian Challenges" website, crawled on July 18, 2018, consists of three quizzes about various aspects of the Smithsonian Institution. Due to technical issues, the quizzes are incomplete in this accession. The Friends of the Smithsonian websi...

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Creators:
Glidden, R. (Ralph)
Dates:
1919-1923
Size:
536 Acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.028
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 536 black-and-white acetate negatives taken by Ralph Glidden between 1919-1923. Most of the images depict scenic views and archaeological excavations on Catalina Island, San Miguel Island, San Nicolas Island and San Clemente Island, California. Also included are approximately 88 images of objects excavated by Glidden; these objects are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museums
Dates:
1968-1989
Size:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 608
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the development of the Office's mandate. There is extensive correspondence with Smithsonian bureaus and administrators, American and foreign government bodies at all levels, various learned societies, foundations, and other private organizations. The records also include correspondence of the Office of the Assistant ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museums
Dates:
circa 1985-1991
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative affairs of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Museums. The title of this office changed to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Arts and Humanities in April 1992. Includes mostly the correspondence of Tom L. Freudenheim, presently the Assistant Secretary for A...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
circa 1986-1990
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document activities of the former Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, which was renamed the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service in 1992, and the Office of the Assistant Provost for Education and Cultural Programs in 1994. Included is correspondence an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1972-1984
Size:
511.90 cu. ft. (369 record storage boxes) (236 document boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (3 16x20 boxes) (141 3x5 boxes) (5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 613
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records concern the operation of the Office of the Secretary from 1972 to the end of S. Dillon Ripley's tenure as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records document the Smithsonian's on-going operations -- internal, with other government Offices and departments, and with foundations, universities, and other outside organizat...

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