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Administrative Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
511.90 cu. ft. (369 record storage boxes) (236 document boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (3 16x20 boxes) (141 3x5 boxes) (5 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1972-1984
Descriptive Entry:
These records concern the operation of the Office of the Secretary from 1972 to the end of S. Dillon Ripley's tenure as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

The records document the Smithsonian's on-going operations -- internal, with other government Offices and departments, and with foundations, universities, and other outside organizations. Among the events that are documented are the formation of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; renovations at the National Zoological Park; the opening of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; creation of the Scientific Event Alert Network; April 18, 2011 opening of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in New York City; opening of the National Air and Space Museum; opening of a restored Arts and Industries Building; addition of the National Museum of African Art to the Smithsonian; first use of the Multiple-Mirror Telescope, Mount Hopkins, Arizona; donation of the Arthur M. Sackler Collection of Oriental Art to the Smithsonian; opening of the Museum Support Center; and the beginning of construction of the Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 613, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 613
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0613

"The Quadrangle: A Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures at the Smithsonian Institution"

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Development  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-025, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Development, Quadrangle Campaign Records
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Quadrangle Campaign Records
Quadrangle Campaign Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa95-025-refidd1e1329

Expanding the museum complex took vision and hard work

Author:
Bliss, Susan D  Search this
Subject:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Fine Arts and Portrait Galleries Building (FA&PG)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)  Search this
Patent Office Building (POB)  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution General History  Search this
Physical description:
A Special Supplement to the Smithsonian Torch, pp. S1, S6
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
February 1984
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Art--History  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Museums  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Presidents' spouses  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Philanthropists  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Retirement  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2458

Construction Progress Reports for "The Quadrangle: A Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures at the Smithsonian Institution" - reports for periods ending April, June, August, October, and December 1985.

Collection Creator::
Perrot, Paul N.  Search this
Container:
Box 11 of 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Box 4 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-098, Paul N. Perrot Papers
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Paul N. Perrot Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-098-refidd1e3336

The Quadrangle - A Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures at the Smithsonian Institute [1 Copy, Japanese Version]

Collection Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-223, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Press Kits
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Press Kits
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-223-refidd1e261

Milo C. Beach

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1986
Topic:
Center for Asian Art. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
96-1381
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9909

Sackler Donates 1000 Pieces of Asian Art

Subject:
Sackler, Arthur M  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Date:
September 15, 1982
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Benefactors  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Major Events in Smithsonian History  Search this
New Programs  Search this
Art, Oriental  Search this
Endowments  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1527

Quadrangle construction progress report : period ending ..

Title:
Quadrangle, a center for African, Near Eastern and Asian cultures at the Smithsonian Institution : construction progress report
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Buildings  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Architecture--Museums  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Call number:
NA6700.W3 Q33
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_745931

The Quadrangle : a center for African, Near Eastern and Asian cultures at the Smithsonian Institution, by Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott, architects / [Mildred F. Schmertz]

Author:
Schmertz, Mildred F  Search this
Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson, and Abbott  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Buildings  Search this
Physical description:
p. 112-121 : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1984
Topic:
Architecture--Museums  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Call number:
NA6700 .S44 1984
NA6700.S44 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_296440

The Quadrangle : a center for African, Near Eastern and Asian cultures at the Smithsonian Institution / [by S. Dillon Ripley]

Author:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Subject:
Carlhian, Jean Paul  Search this
Yoshimura, Junzō 1908-  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley Center (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson, and Abbott  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.), 1 map ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1982
[1982?]
Topic:
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
NA6700 .R59
NA737.C26 R46 1982
NA6700.R59
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_162167

Quadrangle Groundbreaking

Subject:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center) International Gallery  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Date:
June 21, 1983
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Building  Search this
Groundbreaking  Search this
Major Events in Smithsonian History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1532

Funds Granted for Quadrangle Planning

Subject:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Date:
December 23, 1981
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Building  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1634

Quadrangle Construction Authorized

Subject:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
June 22, 1982
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1636

Quadrangle Area Prepared for Construction

Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Date:
November 1, 1982
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Gardens, Victorian  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1638

Carter Signs Quadrangle Planning Bill

Subject:
Carter, Jimmy 1924-  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
South Yard  Search this
United States President  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
July 20, 1979
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Expenditures, Public  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Legislation  Search this
Art, Oriental  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1794

Beach to Head Sackler Gallery

Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Date:
February 21, 1984
Topic:
Appointments  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2183

Joint Resolution Making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes

Author:
99th Congress. Sess. 2, 1986  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures  Search this
National Collections  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 1783, 1783-278 through 1783-280
Type:
Public Law
Date:
1989
10/18/1986
Topic:
Expenditures, Public  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art objects--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Associations, institutions, etc--Membership  Search this
Buildings--Protection  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Finance  Search this
Grounds maintenance  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Preservation of materials  Search this
Research  Search this
Tropical medicine  Search this
Uniforms  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_5126

Joint Resolution Making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes

Author:
99th Congress. Sess. 2, 1986  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures  Search this
National Collections  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 3341, 3341-243, 3341-279 to 3341-280
Type:
Public Law
Date:
1989
10/30/1986
Topic:
Expenditures, Public  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art objects--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Associations, institutions, etc--Membership  Search this
Biological Stations  Search this
Buildings--Protection  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Finance  Search this
Grounds maintenance  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Preservation of materials  Search this
Research  Search this
Science Information Exchange  Search this
Tropical medicine  Search this
Uniforms  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_5139

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