Smithsonian Institution. Editorial and Publications Division Search this
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
These records represent most of the activities of the Editorial and Publications Division. Included are a range of fiscal and administrative records pertaining to Smithsonian
publications, especially correspondence with United States National Museum publications authors and background records for Annual Reports; news releases and news clippings;
materials pertaining to Smithsonian house publications; Smithsonian radio programs; and correspondence pertaining to Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Also included are
records documenting "The World is Yours" radio program; they include radio scripts and related promotional literature and a file of collected information on other contemporary
educational radio programs.
For many years, the Editorial and Publications Division administered public relations activities as well as publications. In 1966 a major reorganization established
the Smithsonian Institution Press, concerned with publications, and created other offices for public relations, radio programs, and the like.