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Symposia and Seminars Records, 1987-1993

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Smithsonian Institution Office of Interdisciplinary Studies  Search this
Uniform title:
Statue of Liberty revisited: making a universal symbol (Monograph)  Search this
Dillon, Wilton S. 1923-  Search this
Kotler, Neil G. 1941-  Search this
Close Up Foundation  Search this
Afro-Americans and the Evolution of a Living Constitution (Symposium) (1988: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Constitutional Roots, Rights and Responsibilities (Symposium) (1987: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Les Droits de l'Homme and Scientific Progress (Symposium) (1989: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Science Education: A Challenge for Excellence (Symposium) (1988: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Science, Ethics, and Food (Colloquium)  Search this
Physical description:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Box List in accession file.
Electronic List in accession file.
HTML List in accession file.
These records were created by Neil Kotler as Special Assistant to the Director, Special Assistant, and Program Specialist of the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS). They document Kotler's work on programs sponsored by OIS, particularly his coordination of four international colloquia on food, nutrition, and agriculture that were held annually at the Smithsonian from 1987 to 1990 in conjunction with the awarding of the World Food Prize. The records include event schedules and programs for the colloquia and awards ceremonies; the published proceedings of each colloquium; calls for papers and manuscripts of papers; correspondence, curricula vitae, and background information concerning participants and prize winners; internal memoranda and budgets; and contact sheets of award ceremony and reception photographs. The records also document other symposia and projects sponsored by OIS, and consist of programs, papers, participant files, correspondence and memoranda regarding event planning, and background information on program topics. The symposia include: "Afro-Americans and the Evolution of a Living Constitution," "Les Droits de l'Homme and Scientific Progress," "Constitutional Roots, Rights, and Responsibilities," "Science Education: A Challenge for Excellence in America's Future," and a series of research seminars for SI staff held from October 1990 to December 1991. Other projects that are documented here are "The Statue of Liberty Revisited" book project and two video programs produced by OIS in association with the Close Up Foundation.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Local number:
SIA Acc. 96-055
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Symposia and Seminars Records 1964-2004 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Interdisciplinary Studies]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives