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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1993-2015
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery during the tenures of Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, and Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics include external partnerships, strategic planning, fund raising, and marketing. Materials include correspondenc...

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Creators:
Society for the History of Technology
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Dates:
1956-2017
Size:
353 Cubic feet (378 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0400
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Society for the History of Technology Records (SHOT) consists of documents relating to SHOT from its inception in 1958- [0ngoing]. The collection is divided into two subgroups: Subgroup I, General Records, 1956-2009 which consist of papers generated and received by Melvin Kranzberg in his various roles as an officer of SHOT, as well as papers of other SHOT officers. Subgroup II,Technology and Culture Records, 1958-2009, consists of documents relating to the Society's journal, Technology and Culture. T & C is a quarterly publication containing articles of interest to and written by historians and students of technology. The records consist of material generated by Melvin Kranzberg in his role as editor-in-chief, 1959-1981 and by succeeding T&C editors.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Education and Visitor Information
Dates:
circa 1974-1981
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 599
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include staff memoranda; correspondence with educators and outside consultants on public programs; annual and monthly reports of the Division; NMHT exhibition proposals; budgetary files; information on docent training programs, NMHT tours, and internships; and educational newsletters.

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Creators:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1979 and undated
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (25 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 275
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists mostly of files maintained by Benjamin H. Read and James H. Billington during their service as directors of WWICS. A small amount of records were created by Albert Meisel as Acting Director of WWICS. The records document the early history of WWICS and concern fund raising; recruitment of fellows and scholars; the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs
Dates:
1993-2004
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of James B. Gardner, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes documenting exhibition planning, donor policy, collections, external relations, fund raising, and professional activities; meeting agenda...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1928-1929, 1976-2015
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting budget planning, execution, and administration of finances and endowments during the tenures of Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, and Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics include workforce and performance plans, yearly budget summaries and statements, standards, proposals, presentatio...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1995-2007
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the day-to-day administration of the National Zoological Park during the tenure of Mary R. Tanner, Deputy Director, 2002- . Major subjects include exhibits, animal programs, pest control, project planning, personnel management, and the Friends of the National Zoo. Materials include correspondence,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1978-2009
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a record set of volunteer issues of and special supplements to The Torch, the monthly employee newsletter published by the Office of Public Affairs. The Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) collected this subset of The Torch in order to pull together all documentation of the various volun...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Directorate of International Activities
Dates:
circa 1985-1987
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document agendas associated with special programs, exhibitions, and related budgetary matters of the International Center and individuals or outside organizations that participate in the activities of the Center. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; Smithsonian Year 1985 Supplement: Chronology and Appendixes; "M...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1966-2004
Size:
20.5 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) building West Court renovation and Discovery Center project. The Discovery Center, funded by the Discovery Channel, features an IMAX theater with a six-story-high screen for 2-D and 3-D movies, a six-story Atrium Cafe with a food court, and expanded museum shops. Mater...

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