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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 30-July 4, 1972
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1972
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:
Pye, John
Dates:
1911-1979
Size:
1.54 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The John Pye papers, dating from 1911 to 1979 and measuring .73 linear feet, document the career of White House chauffeur and butler John Pye. The collection is composed of correspondence, clippings, invitations, photographs, and a book.

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1879-1882
Size:
5.89 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (4 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 71
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records fully document the construction of the 1881 National Museum Building; included are fiscal records, specifications, bids and contracts, correspondence with the architects, and records of the Building Commission itself, including minutes of meetings. See also record unit 92.

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Creators:
Society of Systematic Zoology
Dates:
1947-1975
Size:
26 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (30 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include membership files, administrative files, reports, fiscal records, records related to the Journal of Systematic Zoology and copies of other SSZ publications, records related to the annual meetings, the Pacific Section of SSZ records, files on scientific societies, and the records of the Summer Institute in Systematics.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1972-1989
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 600
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document many aspects of the development and operation of VIARC, especially the administration of the Center's two volunteer corps. The bulk of the material consists of the administrative files of Mary Grace Potter from 1972 to 1987, including general correspondence, memoranda, and budget reports. Of particular note are early ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Chief Clerk
Dates:
1846-1933
Size:
4.76 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box) (7 12x17 boxes) (7 bound volumes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 65
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of forms and circulars of the Secretary, 1846-1888; forms and circulars of the National Museum, Exchanges, Ethnology, Correspondence Clerk, Disbursing Clerk, International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, Library, and National Zoological Park; forms ordered, 1860-1933; lists of Smithsonian Institution employees, ...

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Creators:
Perrot, Paul N.
Dates:
1969-1991
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a selective fragment of the total professional papers of Paul N. Perrot. They are concerned chiefly with his activities in international organizations and projects related to museums and the preservation/conservation of cultural property. The papers cover his career from Directorship in the Corning Museum, throu...

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Creators:
Terrell, James W.
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
May 1, 1864
Size:
51 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1926
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes preliminary correspondence, 9 pages. Census of Cherokee Indians who remained in the state of North Carolina at the time of the ratification of the Treaty of New Echota, May 23, 1836, comprising 1517 names.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Special Assistant to the Director
Dates:
1985-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 425
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Selig's work as Special Assistant to the Director and concern the McKinsey & Co. study of NMNH, 1986-1987; the establishment of the NMNH Development Office; and preparation of the NMNH Guidebook.

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Creators:
Biological Society of Washington
Dates:
circa 1880-1972
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (15 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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