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(1) The midnight spread. "Girls! What if Miss Grey should come." [Caption no. 5433 : stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
COMICS--COLLEGE GIRLS SERIES
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Harvard University -- 1890-1920  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereoscopic photographs
Narrative cycles
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Comic sequence showing girls drinking and cavorting in a dormitory room with a Harvard pennant on the wall.
Local Numbers:
243-C (original number)

RSN 5547
General:
Currently stored in box 1.1.30 [159].
Cancelled by scratching.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
College students -- 1890-1920  Search this
Pennants  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial -- 1890-1920  Search this
Photography, Humorous -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereoscopic photographs
Narrative cycles
Photographs -- 1890-1920 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5534-5631
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82e257385-04e0-438d-af30-b40ade375a8d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5488

Website Records

Topic:
Tumblr (Electronic resource)
Ai Weiwei: According to What? (Blog)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a website and two Tumblr blogs maintained by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) on September 10, 2014.

The primary HMSG website includes information about exhibitions, collections, programs, and the museum itself. This accession does not include detailed collections data. Due to technical issues, functionality of the website is limited.

The HMSG Tumblr blog is used to publicize events, exhibitions, programs, and collections. Due to technical issues, some content may be missing and the crawled page may not scroll properly.

The "Ai Weiwei: According to What?" Tumblr blog is dedicated to the artist, his work, and the exhibition of the same name at HMSG. Due to technical issues, some content may be missing and the crawled page may not scroll properly.

Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-040, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-040
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-040

Program Recordings

Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Date:
1986-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of cassette recordings of classes sponsored by Campus on the Mall, from 1986 to 1992.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-031, Smithsonian Associates. $a Campus on the Mall, Program Recordings
Identifier:
Accession 94-031
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Program Recordings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-031

Website Records

Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Place:
United States -- History
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the primary website for the National Museum of American History as it existed on October 3, 2014, shortly before it was redesigned. The website includes information about visiting, exhibitions, departments, staff, donating, internships, fellowships, and volunteering. It also includes online exhibitions. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-042, National Museum of American History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-042
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-042

Program Recordings

Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Date:
1987-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of cassette recordings of classes sponsored by Campus on the Mall.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-024, Smithsonian Associates. Campus on the Mall, Program Recordings
Identifier:
Accession 94-024
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Program Recordings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-024

Agency history, 1967-1983

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Division of Performing Arts  Search this
Subject:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Morris, James R  Search this
Nahwooksy, Clydia  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Public Programs  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Summer in the Parks Program  Search this
Newport Folk Foundation  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Division of Performing Arts Puppet Theater  Search this
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program Young Associates Program Discovery Theater  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Program in Black American Culture  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Office of Public and Academic Programs  Search this
Howard University  Search this
Museum out of Doors  Search this
Festival of American Folklife  Search this
American College Theatre Festival  Search this
Voices of the Civil Rights Movement (Symposium) (1983: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
1967-1983
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Concerts  Search this
Puppet theater  Search this
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00431
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_385484

Exhibition Records

Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Exhibition catalogs
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Floor plans
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Date:
1953-2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting staff exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date back to when the photographic history staff and collections were in the Division of Photographic History, the Division of Graphic Arts and Photography, and the Section of Photography in the Division of Graphic Arts at NMAH, which, prior to 1980, was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History and Technology, respectively. Some records predate the creation of NMAH when the Section of Photography was in the United States National Museum. Also documented in these records is the traveling exhibition The Art of Animation, created by Walt Disney and his staff of artists, which traced the history of motion in pictures and was shown at the National Museum of Natural History.

Staff represented in these records include curators Alexander J. Wedderburn and Eugene Ostroff; assistant curator David Haberstich; museum technician Elliott Hawkins; and photo specialist Peter Liebhold.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; scripts; budget summaries; object lists; press releases; brochures; exhibition catalogs; opening invitations; photographs, slides, and negatives; symposium information; floor plans; newspaper clippings; Hall of Photography planning information and installation photographs; audiotapes; and drawings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Photography -- History  Search this
Camera industry  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Animated films  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Exhibition catalogs
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Floor plans
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-149, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-149
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-149

Website Records

Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Web sites
Date:
2019
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of 29 YouTube accounts maintained by units throughout the Smithsonian Institution. The accounts were crawled between March 5 and August 16, 2019, but may contain significantly older content. YouTube is a video-sharing service that many museums, research centers, and programmatic offices use for disseminating informational, educational, and promotional videos. Some of the accounts were crawled twice, once focusing on the account in general and once focusing on the videos. Due to technical issues, some content may be missing and some features may not function as expected. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Social media  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
YouTube (Electronic resource)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Web sites
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-181, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 20-181
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa20-181

Agency history, 1985-

Creator:
Smithsonian Science Education Center Executive Office  Search this
Subject:
Schuler, Sally Goetz  Search this
Lapp, Douglas M  Search this
Emrick, Tom  Search this
Chamchumrus, Teng  Search this
O'Donnell, Carol  Search this
National Science Resources Center (U.S) Executive Office  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1985
1985-
Topic:
Science--Study and teaching  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Arithmetic--Study and teaching  Search this
Education, Primary  Search this
Education, Secondary  Search this
Technology--Study and teaching  Search this
Engineering--Study and teaching  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00407
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_251687

Agency history, 1985-

Creator:
Smithsonian Science Education Center  Search this
Subject:
Schuler, Sally Goetz  Search this
Lapp, Douglas M  Search this
Emrick, Tom  Search this
Chamchumrus, Teng  Search this
O'Donnell, Carol  Search this
National Science Resources Center (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1985
1985-
Topic:
Science--Study and teaching  Search this
Technology--Study and teaching  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Engineering--Study and teaching  Search this
Arithmetic--Study and teaching  Search this
Education, Primary  Search this
Education, Secondary  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00406
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_251424

Records

Extent:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1989-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of program files and docent files related to summer intern programs, docent training, and education programs and lectures sponsored throughout the year at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Materials include newspaper clippings, planning files, brochures, lectures, correspondence with participating scholars, teacher and school programs, and administrative/logistical materials interfiled within program files.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-026, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department, Records
Identifier:
Accession 99-026
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa99-026

Records

Extent:
8.5 cu. ft. (17 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1976-1982
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the activities of the program coordinator and the development and administration of the Office from the fall semester of 1976 to the fall semester of 1982. Included is correspondence with organizers for travel programs, speakers, instructors, performers, guides, vendors and registrants; syllabi, course descriptions, and teaching aids; student profile and program evaluation forms; contracts with course leaders; photographs and biographical information for selected instructors; newspaper and magazine articles concerning various programs; fiscal records for course supplies; transcripts of some lectures; program guides and agendas; and staff notes and memoranda.
Historical Note:
The Office of the Program Coordinator, a unit of the Education Division, develops programs for the general public that deal with various aspects of the decorative arts. Included in each semester's offerings are lecture series, tours, workshops, weekend seminars, luncheon lectures, and an assortment of special programs for young people. Funding is provided in part by registration fees, and in part through the contributions of private foundations and corporations.

Jane Clark served as program coordinator from the beginning semester in 1976 to 1978, when she was succeeded by Jennifer Jarvis. Since 1979, the position has been shared by Jarvis and Susan Yelavich.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 324, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of Public Programs, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 324
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0324

Janet W. Solinger Papers

Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1965-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of two folders of incoming correspondence to Janet W. Solinger, former Director of The Smithsonian Associates. The first folder consists of autograph letters from notable personalities, dating from 1965 to 1990. The second folder consists of miscellaneous correspondence, 1982 to 1993.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-038, Janet W. Solinger Papers
Identifier:
Accession 94-038
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Janet W. Solinger Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-038

Smithsonian World, Records

Topic:
American Dream at Groton (Television program : 1988)
American Pie (Television program : 1986)
A Certain Age (Television program : 1991)
Crossing the Distance (Television program : 1984)
Designs for Living (Television program : 1984)
Desk in the Jungle (Television program : 1985)
Doors of Perception (Television program : 1991)
The Elephant on the Hill (Television program : 1991)
Filling in the Blanks (Television program : 1984)
From Information to Wisdom (Television program : 1991)
Gender: The Enduring Paradox (Television program : 1991)
Heroes and the Test of Time (Television program : 1985)
Islam (Television program : 1987)
The Last Flower (Television program : 1984)
The Living Smithsonian (Television program : 1988)
Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits (Television program : 1990)
On the Shoulders of Giants (Television program : 1986)
The Promise of the Land (Television program : 1987)
The Quantum Universe (Television program : 1990)
Selling the Dream (Television program : 1991)
Speaking Without Words (Television program : 1984)
Tales of Human Dawn (Television program : 1990)
Time and Light (Television program : 1984)
A Usable Past (Television program : 1984)
The Vever Affair (Television program : 1989)
Voices of Latin America (Television program : 1987)
The Way We Wear (Television program : 1988)
Web of Life (Television program : 1989)
Where None Has Gone Before (Television program : 1985)
The Wyeths: A Father and His Family (Television program : 1986)
Zoo (Television program : 1990)
Smithsonian Treasures (Television program : 1987-1988)
Extent:
99.46 cu. ft. (97 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 16x20 boxes) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1984-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of production elements and records, maintained by Sandra Wentworth Bradley, created for "Smithsonian World," an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events that shape world culture, blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create an exciting harmony among disciplines. The production was narrated by historian David G. McCullough and co-produced by WETA-TV for broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service. The series consisted of 6 seasons, each with 5-7 episodes. Each episode ran approximately 1 hour. Season 1 (1984-1985) episodes include "Time and Light;" "Crossing the Distance;" "Speaking Without Words;" "Designs for Living;" "Filling in the Blanks;" "The Last Flower;" and "Desk in the Jungle." Season 2 (1985-1986) episodes include "Heroes and the Test of Time;" "A Usable Past;" "Where None Has Gone Before;" "On the Shoulders of Giants;" and "American Pie." Season 3 (1986-1987) episodes include "The Wyeths: A Father and His Family;" "Voices of Latin America;" "The Elephant on the Hill;" "The Promise of the Land;" and "Islam." Season 4 (1988-1989) episodes include "The Living Smithsonian;" "American Dream at Groton;" "The Way We Wear;" "Web of Life;" and "The Vever Affair." Season 5 (1990) episodes include "Zoo;" "A Moveable Feast;" "Tales of the Human Dawn;" Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits;" and "The Quantum Universe." Season 6 (1991) episodes include "Gender: The Enduring Paradox;" "Selling the Dream;" "From Information to Wisdom;" "A Certain Age;" and "Doors of Perception." This accession also includes records documenting episodes that were never completed and "Smithsonian Treasures," one and two hour versions of "Smithsonian World" that were created for commercial television.

Production records include budget reports, copyright records, intellectual property records, interview transcripts, editing logs, notebooks, scripts, production bibles, credits information, research files, correspondence, promotional materials, clippings, and related materials. Production elements include narration, dialogue, music, and related materials, for each episode, on 16 mm and, for promos, on videotape. This accession also includes final productions on a variety of videotape formats.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Television in education  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Humanities -- Study and teaching  Search this
History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Documentary television programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-164, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Smithsonian World, Records
Identifier:
Accession 91-164
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Smithsonian World, Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa91-164

Museum Intern Files

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1976-1980, 1986
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of files of museum interns funded by the National Museum Act. The records include correspondence, progress reports, proposals, and budget.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Internship programs  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-055, National Museum Act Program, Museum Intern Files
Identifier:
Accession 91-055
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Museum Intern Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa91-055

Records

Extent:
53 cu. ft. (53 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color transparencies
Brochures
Microfiche
Date:
1966-1986
Descriptive Entry:
The National Museum Act (NMA) of 1966 affirmed the Smithsonian Institution's traditional role of assisting other museums and authorized the Institution to strengthen its activities of service to them. Funds appropriated to the Smithsonian for the implementation of the National Museum Act were made available primarily by grants and contracts to museums of all disciplines, non-profit museum-related organizations and associations, academic institutions, and individuals employed or sponsored by eligible organizations, after review by the National Museum Act Advisory Council. The membership of the Advisory Council encompassed the principal museum disciplines of art, science, and history and was broadly representative of the various regions of the United States.

Under the direction of the Secretary, the Director of the United States National Museum (USNM) continued to carry out the directives of the National Museum Act of 1966. The Office of Special Museum Programs was created in 1967, and Frank A. Taylor was named Director General of Museums. From 1968 until his retirement in January 1971, Taylor served as Director General of Museums and Director, USNM. In August 1972, Paul Perrot became Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs (Director, USNM). The Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs assumed essentially the same duties and responsibilities performed by the Director General of Museums. Perrot remained in this position until his retirement in February 1984. In 1985, William N. Richards, Jr., assumed the position of Acting Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs. The Act remained unfunded from 1966 until FY 1972 when it received a first appropriation of $600,000. The program was abolished in 1986.

These records consist of approved grant applications, letters of award, final reports from recipients, published materials, photographs, slides, researcher's files, project proposals, progress reports, financial statements, administrative files, correspondence, budget material, and memoranda.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color transparencies
Brochures
Microfiche
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 574, National Museum Act Program, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 574
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0574

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
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Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Program Records

Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Date:
1975-1991
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the lectures, symposia, workshops and tours offered by the Education Department from 1988 to 1991. The program files include correspondence and contracts with talent and sponsors; event budget summaries; package trip planning information; event programs and background subject information; lists of participants; and correspondence and memoranda regarding event arrangements. Materials also contain administrative files from 1975 through 1990. These files contain income worksheets; quarterly and annual reports; program attendance lists; course evaluations; and budget summaries dating from 1981 through 1990. The records also include early planning documents and philosophy statements from the department.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Tours  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-115, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-115
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-115

Program Records

Topic:
American quarterly
Extent:
7.50 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
United States -- History
Date:
circa 1964-1969, 1978-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Gary Kulik, Assistant Director for Academic Programs, National Museum of American History (NMAH), from 1987 to 1994. Some records date back to when Kulik was Assistant Curator for the Division of Textiles, 1978-1982; Vice-Chairman of the Department of Social and Cultural History, 1980-1982, and Chairman, 1983-1986; and Editor of the "American Quarterly," circa 1988-1994. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence with professional organizations, universities, museums, private corporations, historical societies, federal agencies, and the general public; reports, minutes of meetings, and other information pertaining to symposiums and conferences attended; personal research papers, such as "Designing the Past History: Museum Exhibitions from Peale to the Present" and "Textile-Mill Labor in the Blackstone Valley: Work and protest in the Nineteenth Century;" memoranda concerning administrative agendas for NMAH, as well as planning for the Hall of Textiles; academic program proposals; fellowship program information; and conference papers written by scholars of social and cultural history.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Science museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-092, National Museum of American History. Office of the Assistant Director for Academic Programs, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-092
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-092

Records

Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1976-1992
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the programs and administration of the Education Department. Administrative files include memoranda documenting the development of departmental plans, strategies, and mission statements; quarterly and annual reports; and Department budgets. Program files document the trips and tours organized and sponsored by the office, and include materials used in planning the trips, itineraries, enrollment information, participant evaluations, program budgets, expense reports, and program publicity files.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-063, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department, Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-063
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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