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Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
1987-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) was created in 1985. It is a multi-disciplinary organization, including persons within the fields of anthropology, zoology, botany, geology, paleontology, and others interested in the development and preservation of natural history collections. These records consist mostly...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1992-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Dik A. Daso, Curator, 2001-2011, documenting the development of exhibitions, collection management, and partnerships with other organizations. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibition scripts, proposals, contracts, agreements, object lists, notes, photographs, flo...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Congress of Scholars
Dates:
1994-2000
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the establishment and work of the Smithsonian Congress of Scholars (SCOS) and the Smithsonian Congress of Scholars Council. The Smithsonian Congress of Scholars was organized in 1994 to represent the interests of researchers in all parts of the Institution, to articulate the common concerns/view...

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National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Dates:
circa 1981-1982
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 376
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Materials include correspondence and memoranda between Molella and historical societies, museums, and NMAH departments and divisions pertaining to the development of the exhibition. Also included are exhibition scripts documenting the early political years of Roosevelt and his presidency, especially emphasizing his skillful use of radio a...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2008-2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

G. Wayne Clough became the twelfth Secretary of the Smithsonian in July 2008. At the beginning of his tenure, one of his initiatives was to create a Smithsonian-wide strategic plan to guide the work and activities of its offices, museums, and research centers. This accession consists of records created and maintained by Pherabe Kolb, Strategic...

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Creators:
Conant, Francis
Dates:
1946-2011
bulk 1953-2008
Size:
20 Linear feet ((43 boxes) plus 25 digital storage media and 5 map folders )
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Francis P. Conant document his anthropological work and, to a lesser extent, his previous career as a journalist and photographer. Francis Paine Conant was a cultural anthropologist who pioneered the use of satellite data in anthropology. He conducted fieldwork in Nigeria and Kenya, and his research interests spanned cultural ecology, AIDS, malaria, and sex and gender studies. He was also Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Hunter College, where he taught from 1962 to 1995.

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National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1970-1999
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-271
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of Arthur P. Molella while he was department chair of the Department of History of Science and Technology, 1983-1994. The materials document his correspondence with colleagues both within the Smithsonian and with outside organizations, his work in the history of science and technology, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Radio and Geoastronomy Division
Dates:
1978-1983
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 517
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created primarily by Arthur Edward Lilley as head of the division. Basic administrative files include information on the Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation (NEROC) and its Haystack Observatory in Westfield, Massachusetts; international astronomical organizations; and projects of two investigators of the division, M...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-1995, 2000-2015
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Lonnie G. Bunch, Director, and document his work in the development of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). His work touched upon every aspect of the museum including the collection of objects for the museum, the design and construction of the museum building, exhi...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1970-2006
Size:
2.76 cu. ft. (4 16x20 boxes) (103 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the planning and design of exhibitions and other projects by the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC). OEC designs exhibitions for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service as well as for Smithsonian Institution museums and units without internal exhibition design offices or which need...

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