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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1885-1907
Size:
0.52 cu. ft. (26 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence from the United States National Museum to persons who sent in specimens for examination. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles D. Walcott. Most correspondence is signed by subordinate officials. A volume list follows.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
circa 1974-1987
Size:
27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of the files of W. Donald Duckworth and Catherine J. Kerby as Special Assistants to the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs to coordinate the development and construction of the Museum Support Center (MSC). The records include correspondence, memoranda, plans, blueprints, bids, fiscal records, shop dr...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1884
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a correspondence register, apparently used as in index to photographs of correspondents. Although provenance is unclear, the index appears to be a register of cartes de visite of prominent scientists solicited and received by Spencer F. Baird and G. Brown Goode, who was Assistant Secretary in charge of the United ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1858-1869 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 561
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence written to Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary Spencer Fullerton Baird by officers of the HBC documenting their collecting activities on behalf of the Institution. Principal correspondents include George Barnston, Laurence Clarke, Jr., Charles P. Gaudet, Donald Gunn, William L. Hardisty, Strachan...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1879-1907
Size:
42.64 cu. ft. (76 document boxes) (232 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records comprise the primary outgoing correspondence of the officer in immediate charge of the United States National Museum from the appointment of George Brown Goode as Assistant Director in 1880. Volumes are numbered sequentially with the prefix "L." Records from the years 1879-1881 mostly pertain to the United States Fish Commission,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Dates:
circa 1990-1993
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

A greater part of these records document the administrative activities of Ross B. Simons as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, but these records also include some material from when he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research (1988-1992). They consist mostly of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to science programs ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
1987-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records pertaining to budget planning, requisitions to Congress on budgetary formulations, and priorities for distributing funds to the museums. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, congressional budget submissions (narrative), federal budget requests, trust fund information, employment plan worksheets, and ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1974-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the storage of U.S. Capitol sculptures at the Smithsonian. The statues were removed from the east front of the Capitol in 1958 and stored at the Capitol Power Plant until 1974, when the Smithsonian provided temporary storage for the deteriorating works. Statues included "Discovery of America," ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs
Dates:
1979-2006
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-204
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James Counts Early, Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs, 1994-1995; Assistant Secretary for Education and Cultural Programs, 1994; Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, 1992-1994; Assistant Secretary for Public Programs, 1991; Acting Assistant ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1966-1980, with related records from 1961
Size:
48 cu. ft. (48 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the tenure of Charles Blitzer as assistant secretary for History and Art from 1973 to 1979. There are also records pertaining to the Office of Education and Training, 1965-1968, which Blitzer had directed. The celebration of the bicentennial of the American Revolution was a major Smithsonian project from 1972 to 197...

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