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Creators:
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Dates:
1934 - 1988
Size:
140 Cubic feet (359 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0266
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers of Dr. Kranzberg from his undergraduate years at Amherst College through his professional career. Collection documents his involvement with development of the new field of history of technology and his role as principal founder of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT); work as consultant and advisor to domestic and international agencies, colleges, and universities; personal affiliations, lectureships, publications; and teaching and administrative activities for more than 40 years as a college professor.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1974-1983
Size:
10.14 cu. ft. (11 document boxes) (8 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 588
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of master audio tapes for Radio Smithsonian programs 482-533, 1979, and Smithsonian Galaxy editions 26-76, 1979-1981; and audio tapes of Smithsonian special events, concerts, lectures, interviews, symposia, and openings, 1974-1983.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Finance and Administration
Dates:
1999-2011
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Pherabe Kolb and documents her work for Alison McNally, Under Secretary for Finance and Administration. Some of these materials predate the tenure of Kolb who began working for the Office of the Under Secretary for Finance and Administration in 2007. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, policy ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture
Dates:
1976-1999
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-358
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Program in African American Culture (PAAC), with earlier records dating from when PAAC was known as the Program in African American History and the Program in Black American Culture, respectively. The records primarily document planning for conferences and symposiums, such as "Will the Circle ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1985
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Institution activities during FY 1985, and Dean W. Anderson's appointment book.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1987
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Institution (SI) activities during the term of Dean W. Anderson as Under Secretary in 1987. It includes correspondence, memoranda, information booklets from various museums, audit reports, data concerning traveling exhibitions, appointment log, SI credit card program, management agenda...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the activities of the Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration, known before October 1990 as the Assistant Secretary for Administration. Most of the records are from calendar year 1990, although some individual files contain records that date back to 1981 and forward to 1991. The records contain reports, cor...

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Creators:
Fischer, Ann K.
Fischer, John Lyle, 1923-1985
Dates:
ca. 1942-1985
Size:
31.71 Linear Feet ((65 boxes, 1 manuscript folder, and 128 sound recordings) )
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains John and Ann Fischer's correspondence, field notes, manuscripts, microfilm, sound recordings, and photographs relating to their work in Micronesia, Japan, and New England. Most of the materials in this collection were produced or collected by John. Although some materials have been identified as Ann's work, not all folders containing her notes have been so identified. Since John and Ann often collaborated, some of their notes are also intermixed. Materials relating to Truk and Ponape make up the bulk of the series. They not only include John and Ann's field notes but also administrative materials relating to John's position as District Anthropologist and District Island Affairs Officer. Because they returned at various times to visit and update data, there are documents on Ponape from 1949 as well as from the 1970s and in between. The Fischers' work in Japan is also well-represented in the collection along with their research for John and Beatrice Whiting's Six Cultures Project. The collection also contains a number of psychological tests administered by John and Ann during their research in Ponape and Japan. The sound recordings are mostly related to Ponape, with additional recordings from Japan. Several of the photographs are from Micronesia, some of which were taken by Harry Clifford Fassett. There are also some photos from Japan as well as personal photographs. Additional items in the collection include John's correspondence and papers he wrote as a student.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Social and Cultural History
Dates:
1981-1985
Size:
10.8 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document research for the major permanent exhibition in the museum, After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800, which opened in 1985. Included are scripts; contracted research reports by non-museum historians; graphics files for logos and stationery; public relations and educational t...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1992-2000
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administrative activities of Constance Ernestine Berry Newman, Under Secretary, primarily during the years 1998-2000. Material includes correspondence, memoranda, and notes; Institution-wide departmental and museum information; meeting minutes; legislation; conference information; and reports.

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