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Institute of the Americas Draft

Collection Creator:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents note:
(draft of proposal for an organization to be formed within the Smithsonian)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material on Chicano art
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material on Chicano art / Series 1: Subject Files / Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99294710b-1886-4eb6-a6f1-bdfb81204e02
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ybartoma-ref1570

Clippings

Collection Creator:
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980-1987
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Mel Casas papers, 1963-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Mel Casas papers
Mel Casas papers / Series 4: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw998085d4d-b5d4-4a9a-8813-c955bbbd1787
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-casamel-ref39
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Minutes

Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Minutes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0001
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Quincentenary Programs, Office of - Institute of the Americas

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 10 of 25
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-009, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 10
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-009-refidd1e2916

OQP - Institute of the America

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 12 of 28
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-015, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 12
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa95-015-refidd1e2880

Institute of The Americas

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-131, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-131-refidd1e249

Quincentenary-Institute of The Americas

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-131, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-131-refidd1e260

Institute of the Americas

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Biodiversity Program  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-020, National Museum of Natural History. Biodiversity Program, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa95-020-refidd1e1338

Institute of the Americas

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-071, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-071-refidd1e2312

Columbus Quincentennial Institute of the Americas

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 11 of 35
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-066, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 11
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa93-066-refidd1e2838

Institute of the Americas, 1989-1992

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-128, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Research, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa94-128-refidd1e814

Institute of the Americas: Proposal Drafts, 1990

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e230

Alicia Marcia Ganzalez, "Institute of the Americas, Draft," February 7, 1989

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e342

Symposium of the Americas: Proposals, Justification, and Correspondence, 1989-1992 Institute of the Americas: Biographical Information for Alicia Maria Gonzalez, 1993/1994 Budget for International Center, Discussion Point for Adams, 1989-1990

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e596

Institute of the Americas: Plans and Funding, 1992

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e409

Institute of the Americas: Minutes, Agenda, Drafts of Proposals, Advisory Committee Names, Notes, Memoranda, and Correspondence, 1989-1992

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e376

Institute of the Americas: Transcription, Drafts, Smithsonian Quincentenary Council of the Americas, and Correspondence, 1989-1990

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e629

Institute of the Americas: Planning Meeting, February 23, 1990

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e219

Institute of the Americas: Internal Agencies, 1992

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Quincentenary Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-086-refidd1e331

LWC - Institute of the Americas, 1992-1993

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Latino Working Committee  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-204, Smithsonian Institution, Latino Working Committee, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-204-refidd1e358

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