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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1840s-circa 2015
Size:
330.25 Linear feet (519 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Department of Anthropology records contain administrative and research materials produced by the department and its members from the time of the Smithsonian Institution's foundation until today.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2017
Size:
1 cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
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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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Mt. Hopkins Department
Dates:
1966-1970
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 262
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the early history of the Mt. Hopkins Observatory and concern site development, the construction of buildings, the development of astronomical instruments for use at Mt. Hopkins, and projects conducted by SAO and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the Observatory. The records include a contracts fil...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Planning and Budget
Dates:
1948-1990
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting budget planning for museums and offices at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Nancy D. Suttenfield, Director of the Office of Planning and Budget; working files pertaining to building restoration and renovation projects; reports; meeting ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1990-2014
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that publicize the exhibitions, acquisitions, events, lectures, and other related public programs of the National Portrait Gallery. Also included are materials produced when the office was known as the Office of External Affairs. Materials include media clippings, press releases, press kits, advertisements, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1976-1987 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 records storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of various audiovisual and visual presentations highlighting Smithsonian Institution collections, programs, and subjects. The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), the National ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1992-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-545
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of press releases related to the National Museum of Natural History's exhibitions, public programs, research, events, and administrative changes. Materials also include statements to the press, fact sheets, and related materials. Some press releases were issued by partnering organizations or the Smithsonian Institution,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1970, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1996, undated
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of films and videotapes related to educational programming. Productions include "Museums: Where Learning is Fun;" "Around the Clock at the Smithsonian;" "Museum: A Modern Urban Dilemma;" "Communication: It's More Than Sound;" and "Leaf Making: Or the Secret Life of Museum Plants." "Museums: Where Learning is Fun" was pr...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1978, 1983, 1985, 1999, and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Children in Museums" and "The Smithsonian is for Kids." "Children in Museums" was produced in conjunction with the Children in Museums International Symposium organiz...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2008-2012
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-278
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the tenure of Director Marc Pachter (2000-2008) and Martin Sullivan (2008-2012). Topics covered include exhibitions, digitization, staff meetings, and the Patent Office Building. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, ...

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