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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1974-1999
Size:
29.5 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of general exhibition (show) files documenting the planning and execution of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include proposals, budgets, label copy, scripts, production schedules, drawings, floor plans, memoranda, correspondence, catalogs, publicity materials, bibliographies, financial...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 20 Storify accounts maintained by units throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Storify allows users to combine content from a variety of social media platforms to create a single story. Smithsonian units often use boards in Storify to document or summarize significant social media campaigns. The accounts w...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Department of Prints and Drawings
Dates:
1965-1978
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 457
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files documenting the 23rd, 24th, and 25th National Exhibitions of Prints. Also included is a small group of administrative records concerning accessions, publications, the Smithsonian Art Commission, and relations with other museum offices.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-214
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Instagram accounts maintained by Smithsonian Institution museums, research centers, and programmatic units. Instagram is a program for applying filters to digital photographs and sharing photographs online. Instagram is primarily used as an application for mobile devices, but was recently made available online. Due ...

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Creators:
National Conservation Advisory Council
Dates:
1979-1984
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of general files of the National Conservation Advisory Council (NCAC), including correspondence, discussion papers, proposals, pamphlets, publications, chronologic files, employment applications, galleys, and materials on fumigation conference.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Educational Programs
Dates:
circa 1968-1991, with materials dating from 1920
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 456
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files concerning the administration of the office, including monthly calendars and scrapbooks of the docent program, information on exhibitions, the records of the "National Survey of Accessibility in Museums in the United States," and a photograph album of artist Alma Thomas.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2015
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Albert G. Horvath during his tenure as Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (January-June 2015), and the records of David J. Skorton, Secretary (July-December 2015). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, ...

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Creators:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903
Dates:
1846-1903
Size:
30 Cubic feet (61 boxes and 152 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0978
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the career of George S. Morison, a prominent civil engineer, specializing in railroad bridge design. The materials consist primarily of drawings and maps (linen tracings, blueprints, sketches); final bridge reports; photographs; glass plate negatives; daily diaries; correspondence; and published material documenting George S. Morison's participation on the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1898-1903.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Meteorological Project
Dates:
1849-1875, and related records from 1820
Size:
2.5 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 60
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Joseph Henry's first major project for the Smithsonian was his plan to obtain weather reports from a countrywide network of voluntary observers; his plan is detailed in the 1848 annual report of the Institution. Voluminous reports, maps, tables, and charts were prepared and published on all phases of the work--rainfall, snowfall, temperatures,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Science
Dates:
1963-1978
Size:
76.5 cu. ft. (153 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 254
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of a correspondence register; files on bureaus administered by the office, including reorganization proposals for SSIE, 1972-1973, photographs of the STRI facility at Barro Colorado Island, the Johnson-Sea-Link Accident, 1973, SAC's Multiple Mirror Telescope project, 1975-1976, and the Foreign Currency Program country ...

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