7021 records — Page 9 of 703
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Creators:
United States. Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island
Dates:
1918-1964
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the creation and development of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, from preliminary discussions in 1918 to the selection of a site on, and reservation of, Barro Colorado Island in 1923, and its subsequent development as a center for research into the ecology of the American tropics. The records include cor...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1964-1994
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the administration of Irwin I. Shapiro, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Director. Materials include correspondence, publications, memoranda, paper reviews, calendars, prospectuses, project files, budget files, personnel files, and directories.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1966-1994
Size:
51.5 cu. ft. (51 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administration of Irwin I. Shapiro, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Director, and consist mostly of correspondence, memoranda, notes, publications, reports, project files, travel files, budget materials, directories, program files, recommendations, personnel files, grant pro...

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Creators:
National Postal Museum
Dates:
1999-2001
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document that planning, building, and administration of the Winton M. Blount Center for Postal Studies at the National Postal Museum. The Blount Center was funded in large part by former Postmaster General Winton M. Blount and serves as a research, education, and conference center at the museum to e...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science
Dates:
2006-2014
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-316
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence created by the Smithsonian Institution's Office of the Under Secretary for Science during the tenures of David L. Evans, Under Secretary, 2002-2007; Ira Rubinoff, Acting Under Secretary, 2007; Scott E. Miller, Acting Under Secretary, 2009; Eva J. Pell, Under Secretary, 2010-2014; ...

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Creators:
Bouché, Adrien M., Jr. 1923-
Dates:
1992
Size:
1 audiotape (reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9567
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:
Wolda, Henk
Dates:
circa 1974-1990
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Henk Wolda is an entomologist and retired staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). This accession consists of general correspondence between Wolda and professional colleagues concerning the identification of specimens, research projects, the publication of scientific papers, and professional activities; and notes ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
1985-1987, with related records from 1974 to 1987
Size:
18.5 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 393
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the operation of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research, which is responsible for overseeing the Institution's research activities in its various museums, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the Smithsonian Environmental ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
circa 1973-1990
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 526
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of administrative files of the Assistant Secretary for Research, 1987-1990, documenting his responsibility for the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, th...

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Dates:
1990
Size:
13 videotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9553
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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