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Smithsonian Year Records

Topic:
Smithsonian year (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Comptroller  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1984
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of working files for a financial analysis of S. Dillon Ripley's tenure as Secretary of the Smithsonian (1964-1984), which appeared in the 1984 Smithsonian Year - the Institution's annual report.
Topic:
Museum finance  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-086, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Comptroller, Smithsonian Year Records
Identifier:
Accession 00-086
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Smithsonian Year Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa00-086

Records

Topic:
Smithsonian news service (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Coordinator of Public Information  Search this
Extent:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1977-1984
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist primarily of administrative files of Lawrence E. Taylor as Coordinator of Public Information, 1977-1984. Also included are copies of the minutes of the Board of Regents, 1977-1983.
Historical Note:
The Office of the Coordinator of Public Information was created in 1977 to manage public relations at the Institution. The Office of Public Affairs, the Office of Special Events, and the Office of Congressional Liaison were placed under its jurisdiction.

Lawrence E. Taylor served as Coordinator of Public Information from 1977 until his retirement due to illness in 1984, when the office was abolished. During his tenure, Taylor established the Smithsonian News Service, which wrote and distributed stories to newspapers around the United States.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 373, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Coordinator of Public Information, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 373
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0373

Records, 1977-1984

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Coordinator of Public Information  Search this
Uniform title:
Smithsonian news service (Serial)  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Lawrence E  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Administration  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Special Events  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Congressional Liaison  Search this
Physical description:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1977
1977-1984
Topic:
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000373
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216940

Smithsonian Year Records, 1984

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller  Search this
Uniform title:
Smithsonian year (Serial)  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1984
Topic:
Museum finance  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 00-086
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228814

Breastplate fragment

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.3 x 18.1 x 0.5 cm (3 11/16 x 7 1/8 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Metalwork
Origin:
Northwestern Iran
Date:
ca. 800-500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age III
Topic:
tree  Search this
bull  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
griffin  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.496
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a964f948-6893-4d75-a2e8-1628ce1bc42a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.496

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1983
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document short-term events such as dinners for Regents, special meetings, awards, and special guests of the Smithsonian Institution. Documentation includes memoranda, correspondence, purchase and catering receipts, menus, lists and addresses of guests, agenda, invitations, facilities applications, minutes of meetings, acceptance lists, printed programs, invoices, exhibitions, sitting arrangements, purchase orders, brochures, pamphlets, catalogues, newspaper article clippings pertaining to special events, press kits, and photographs.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Special events  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-117, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records
Identifier:
Accession 90-117
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa90-117

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1981-1982
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the short-term events sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include memoranda concerning the events, purchase and catering receipts, menus, guest lists, photographs, agenda, invitations, facilities applications, minutes of meetings, pamphlets and brochures, and copies of newspaper articles.
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 89-038, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records
Identifier:
Accession 89-038
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa89-038

Event Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1965-1975
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of files pertaining to Smithsonian Institution events, such as luncheons, meetings, exhibition openings, dedications, receptions, and the American Folklife Festivals. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, programs, guest lists, and invitations.
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-031, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Event Files
Identifier:
Accession 93-031
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Event Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa93-031

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1982-1985
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document short term events such as dinners for Regents, luncheons, tea parties for special guests, receptions for special guests of the Smithsonian Institution. Also include correspondence, memoranda, purchase and catering receipts, guests lists and their mailing addresses, agendas, invitations, minutes of meetings, acceptance, catalogues, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper article clippings pertaining to the special events, press kits, black and white photographs, contact sheets and color prints and negatives.
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-037, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records
Identifier:
Accession 92-037
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa92-037

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1968-1978
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that date back to when the Office of Special Events and Conference Services was known as the Office of Special Events. Meredith Johnson, Special Events Officer, and Jeannette Gladstone, Acting Special Events Officer created the bulk of the files. The records document the administrative activities of the office as well as the planning of various Smithsonian Institution functions, such as exhibition openings, meetings, receptions, lectures, film screenings, luncheons/dinners, and dedications. Also included are minutes of meetings, correspondence and memoranda, guest lists, floor and seating plans, invitations, programs, agenda, and menus.
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-155, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records
Identifier:
Accession 97-155
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa97-155

Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events  Search this
Extent:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1975-1980
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the Office of Special Events activities in preparing luncheon and dinner arrangements for Regent meetings, special awards, exhibitions, and special guests of the Smithsonian Institution. Files contain the following information, however, not all files contain this information: seating arrangements, special signs, flags for display and other ornaments, guest list, acceptance list, menu, program, newspaper clippings regarding special guests, printed program, press kit, photographs of attendees, internal memoranda, copies of outgoing correspondence, event packet, invoices, and invitations.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Special events  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records
Identifier:
Accession 87-039
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa87-039

Coat

Collector:
Rev. Peter Jones  Search this
Dr. Peter E. Jones  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Length - Object:
118 cm
Width - Object:
62 cm
Culture:
Chippewa, Mississauga  Search this
Object Type:
Coat
Place:
Ontario, Canada, North America
Accession Date:
25 Aug 1898
Collection Date:
1845
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
033939
USNM Number:
E178398-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3289d10c6-c29b-43db-b66a-0379ff0a7dbc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8352614

Records

Topic:
Guide to photographic collections at the Smithsonian Institution (Monograph)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives. Photographic Survey Project  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Date:
1988-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the full text of the Photographic Survey Project's Guides to Photographic Collections at the Smithsonian Institution, volumes 1 through 4, which were published between 1988 and 1993. Smithsonian Press currently owns copyright of these four volumes. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
Copyright owned by SI Press, Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Photograph collections  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-131, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives, Photographic Survey Project, Records
Identifier:
Accession 97-131
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa97-131

Guides to Collections

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Serials (publications)
Date:
1983-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a record set of the publication Guides to Collections (Volumes 1-17).
Topic:
Periodicals  Search this
Museum archives  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Serials (publications)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-081, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives, Guides to Collections
Identifier:
Accession 06-081
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Guides to Collections
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-081

Blue Bulletin

Topic:
Blue Bulletin (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newsletters
Date:
2004-2007
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a reference set of the newsletter Blue Bulletin (Vols. 19-22), the official publication for Smithsonian Institution staff.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-065, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Blue Bulletin
Identifier:
Accession 08-065
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Blue Bulletin
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-065

The Torch

Topic:
The Torch (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newspapers
Date:
2005-2007
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a record set of The Torch, a newspaper for Smithsonian Institution employees.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newspapers
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-064, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, The Torch
Identifier:
Accession 08-064
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The Torch
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-064

Torch and Research Reports Card Indexes

Topic:
The Torch (Washington, D.C.) (Serial)
Research reports (Smithsonian Institution) (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1966-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of card indexes to The Torch, a newspaper for Smithsonian Institution employees and to Research Reports, which documents research in art, history, and science at the Smithsonian Institution. These records also cover part of the time period when the office was known as the Office of Public Information. The card indexes are arranged alphabetically and include lists of index terms.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Research  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-259, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Torch and Research Reports Card Indexes
Identifier:
Accession 09-259
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Torch and Research Reports Card Indexes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-259

Photographs

Topic:
The Torch (Serial)
Inside Smithsonian Research (Serial : 2004- )
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Compact discs
Electronic records
Date:
2003-2007
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of digital images used in the Office of Public Affairs publications, Inside Smithsonian Research and The Torch. Inside Smithsonian Research is a newsletter which documents research in art, history, and science at the Smithsonian Institution. The Torch is a newspaper for Smithsonian Institution employees and documents exhibitions, events, seasonal happenings, administrative changes, job moves, and retirements. Also included are features on individual staff members, concerning interesting aspects of their jobs, sports, or hobbies. Materials consist of JPEG and TIFF images and are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museum publications  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Research  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-291, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Photographs
Identifier:
Accession 09-291
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Photographs
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-291

Clippings

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Date:
2006
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of newspaper clippings about Smithsonian Institution museums, curators, exhibitions, and events. Materials include clippings.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Publicity  Search this
Museums -- Press coverage  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-091, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Clippings
Identifier:
Accession 09-091
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Clippings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-091

Photographs

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white transparencies
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1976-1996
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of photographs used by the Office of Public Affairs to publicize Smithsonian Institution museums and their collections, research institutes, and other Smithsonian Institution facilities. Represented in this collection are the Smithsonian Institution Building; the Quadrangle; the Enid A. Haupt Garden; the Arts & Industries Building; the National Museum of Natural History; the National Museum of American History; the National Air and Space Museum; the Anacostia Museum; the National Postal Museum; the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center; the National Museum of American Art; the National Portrait Gallery; the Freer Gallery of Art; the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery; the National Museum of African Art; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; and the Museum Support Center. Materials include black-and-white photographs and slides; color slides; contact sheets; and lists of photographs and negative numbers.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Publicity  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-266, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Photographs
Identifier:
Accession 09-266
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Photographs
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-266

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