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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1991
Size:
30 cu. ft. (30 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-052
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative records and an index from the Office of the Secretary, Robert McCormick Adams, for fiscal year 1991. Listings in bold and capital letters indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's Office file plan.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Costume and Furnishings
Dates:
1972-1976
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-343
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the research, planning, and execution of the exhibition 1876: A Centennial Exhibition at the Arts and Industries Building. The exhibition recreates the Philadelphia Exposition from 1876 and featured over 25,000 objects. These materials were maintained by Rodris Roth, Curator. Materials incl...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1975, 1978, 1980-1986
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 575
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the work of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, Paul N. Perrot, over a substantial period of his tenure and the tenure of his successor, William N. Richards. Records concern issues of general Smithsonian Institution administration and policy, as well as more specific topics dealing with specific museums and ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
1988-2002
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative records created and maintained by Bruce Craig, Director of Research and Planning. Records include materials relating to the American Association of Museums Committee on Museum Professional Training, the Center for Museum Studies, and the Office of Museum Programs (OMP). Some materials are in electronic...

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Creators:
El-Baz, Farouk, 1938-
Dates:
1975
Size:
3.36 Linear feet
3.6 Cubic feet (8 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0127
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the files of Dr. Farouk El-Baz, principle investigator for the Earth Observation and Photography Experiment (EOPE). The material includes documentation on the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) including correspondence, notes, and reports dealing with all aspects of the mission, as well as crew training and post-flight evaluations.

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Creators:
De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932
Dates:
1858-1980
bulk 1870-1930
Size:
3.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.defolock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York and California based interior designer, architect, collector and painter Lockwood de Forest measure 3.8 linear feet and date from 1858 to 1980, bulk dates 1870 to 1930. The collection includes correspondence, writings, diaries, journals, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, sketchbooks, drawings, and photographs.

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Dates:
1960-2005
Size:
49 cu. ft. (49 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files documenting the activities of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Director. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, legal documents, budget files, research project and grant records, special event files, and related records. Records primarily document the tenure of Ira Rubinoff , Director, ...

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Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1907-1959 (some earlier)
Size:
683 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Harrington was a Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist involved in the study of over one hundred American tribes. His speciality was linguistics. Most of the material concerns California, southwestern, northwestern tribes and includes ethnological, archeological, historical notes; writings, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, biological specimens, and other types of documents. Also of concern are general linguistics, sign language, writing systems, writing machines, and sound recordings machines. There is also some material on New World Spanish, Old World languages. In addition, there are many manuscripts of writings that Harrington sketched, partially completed, or even completed but never published. The latter group includes not only writings about anthropological subjects but also histories, ranging from a biography of Geronimo to material on the history of the typewriter. The collection incorporates material of Richard Lynch Garner, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and others. In his field work, Harrington seems sometimes to have worked within fairly firm formats, this especially being true when he was "rehearing" material, that is in using an informant to verify and correct the work of other researchers. Often, however, the interviews with informants (and this seems to have been the case even with some "rehearings") seem to have been rather free form, for there is a considerable intertwining of subjects. Nevertheless, certain themes frequently appear in his work, including annotated vocabularies concerning flora and fauna and their use, topography, history and biography, kinship, cosmology (including tribal astronomy), religion and philosophy, names and observations concerning neighboring tribes, sex and age division, material culture, legends, and songs. The fullness of such materials seems to have been limited only by the time Harrington had to spend with a goup and the knowledge of his informants.

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Creators:
Bequaert, Joseph C. (Joseph Charles), 1886-1982
Dates:
circa 1922-1949
Size:
8 cu. ft. (16 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7302
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist mostly of manuscripts, drawings, research notes and bibliographical citations documenting Bequaert's study of wasps, especially the family Vespidae.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Program Support
Dates:
1947-1981
Size:
146.04 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (280 document boxes) (1 5x8 box) (1 film box) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 321
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the Office of Program Support, National Museum of American Art, 1965-1981, with related records from 1947, were received in the Archives from 1981 through 1994.

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