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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
circa 1985-1991
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research. The office title changed on March 25, 1992 and is presently known as the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science. Records include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to administration of offices a...

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Creators:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1971-1989
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 560
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the files of George R. Packard and Prosser Gifford as deputy directors of WWICS. They consist of correspondence and reports concerning events, fundraising, and publications. Also included are records of financial contributions to the Center, 1971-1989.

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Creators:
Held, John, 1947-
Dates:
bulk 1973-2013
1947-2018
Size:
12.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.heldjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of rubberstamp and artistamp artist, performance artist, collector of mail art, and fine arts librarian John Held, Jr. date from 1947-2018, bulk 1973-2013, and measure 12.9 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material, 18 printed diaries, letters received by Held from mail artists around the world, art work consisting of artistamps designed by miscellaneous mail artists, interview transcripts, writings, project and event files, printed material, mail art sent for the Gutai Historical Survey Exhibition held at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2013, and a collection of biographical material presented by Held at a Mail Art Study Day held at the Archives of American Art in 2018.

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Creators:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001 interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Soderstrom, Thomas R.
Dates:
circa 1960-1990 with related materials from 1938
Size:
6.19 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-016
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, and research materials documenting Thomas R. Soderstrom's career as a curator in the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, and his research on bamboo. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Soderstrom, Thomas R.
Dates:
circa 1954-1985
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an addition to the Thomas R. Soderstrom Papers. It includes files on travel and other matters, high school and college yearbooks, class notes, an award, copies of Flower & Garden magazine, and newsletters from a professional association.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1975-1985
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibit scripts, manuscripts; memoranda, correspondence; newspaper articles; posters, booklets; brochures, and photocopies of chapters from books, including journal articles. There are also architectural drawings; drawings and sketches; and computer printouts.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Office of the Director
Dates:
1973-1984
Size:
13.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 627
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document many aspects of the management and functions of the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program (RAP). Administrative records include budget files and documentation of registration, travel, security, and parking issues. Program records contain files on symposia, seminars, receptions, classes, and performances offered by ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1971
Size:
297.65 cu. ft. (568 document boxes) (91 3x5 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 99
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records reflect the growing scope and complexity of the Smithsonian during Ripley's tenure. They document the Smithsonian's changing administrative structure; growing relationships with universities, foundations, and other external groups; efforts to attract more government support for the Smithsonian; pursuit of new initiatives and...

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Creators:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Dates:
circa 1976-1987
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 572
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the general correspondence of the Office of the Editor, as well as correspondence with authors and readers. Peter Braestrup served as Editor, 1976- .

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