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Program Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
United States -- Social life and customs
Chiba-shi (Japan)
Date:
1985-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Howard Bass while producing public programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The majority of the records pertain to the "American Sampler" series of programs which presented traditional music, dance, and storytelling from communities and cultural groups throughout the United States. Also documented are the "Communities in Concert" series which presented outdoor concerts featuring a variety of musical styles including jazz, folk, gospel, Latin American, and American popular songs; the "Word of Mouth" series which featured performances celebrating African American, Native American, and Anglo American oral traditions in storytelling, oratory, and ballad singing; the "Music of New Mexico Festival" which explored traditional Hispanic and Native American music and dance; and the Smithsonian's America exhibition in Chiba (Chiba-shi), Japan in 1994. This accession contains materials from when Bass was contractor and later a program producer for the Department of Public Programs and then the Office of Cultural History prior to the Division of Cultural History. Materials include correspondence, brochures, programs, images, reviews, teacher's guides, student learning guides, advertisements, and clippings.
Topic:
Folk music -- United States  Search this
Folk dancing  Search this
Storytelling  Search this
Concerts  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Music -- Latin America  Search this
Music -- United States  Search this
African American oral tradition  Search this
Oral tradition -- United States  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc., American  Search this
Ballads, American  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- Music  Search this
Indians of North America -- Music  Search this
Indian dance -- North America  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- Social life and customs  Search this
African Americans -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Performances  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-088, National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-088
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-088

Program Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost, Committee for a Wider Audience  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Date:
1980-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Committee for a Wider Audience audiotape recordings documenting Heritage Month program keynote lectures, concerts, special events, symposiums, exhibition openings, and meetings. Earlier recordings date back to when the Committee for a Wider Audience was under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, and the Office of the Assistant Provost for Education and Cultural Programs. Materials include audiotapes.
Topic:
African American History Month  Search this
Women's History Month  Search this
Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month  Search this
Hispanic Heritage Month  Search this
National American Indian Heritage Month  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Special events  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Concerts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-254, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost, Committee for a Wider Audience, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-254
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-254

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts  Search this
Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1933-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial and professional activities of photographic history collection staff in the Division of Culture and the Arts at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), with earlier records dating back to when the staff was in the Division of Information Technology and Society, 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. Of special note are records pertaining to the collecting of World War II-era photographs taken by American soldiers and their families.

Staff represented in these records include curators Alexander J. Wedderman, Jacob Kainen, Fuller Griffith, Arthur J. Olmsted, Eugene Ostroff, Michelle Anne Delaney, Mary K. Grassick, and Shannon Thomas Perich; assistant curator David Haberstich; museum specialist Debbie Griggs Carter; photo specialist Peter Liebhold; museum technician Horace D. Randolph; and research assistant Tony Brooks.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; annual reports; articles; gift agreements; information in regard to collections management, professional societies, conventions, special programs, and committees; photographs and negatives; a lecture paper; biographical information; clippings; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2032. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Transferring office; 5/9/2007 memorandum, Johnstone to Hoover; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Photography -- History  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Committees  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-152, National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-152
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-152

Administrative Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Directives (Administrative issuances)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Albert G. Horvath during his tenure as Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (January-June 2015), and the records of David J. Skorton, Secretary (July-December 2015). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; contracts; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; policies and guidelines; information about gifts, wills, awards, personnel management, committees, publications, corporate sponsorship, members of Congress, and the Board of Regents; event schedules; speech papers; invitations; photographs; brochures; articles; and newspaper clippings. Listings in bold indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's office file plan. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Speeches, address, etc.  Search this
Personnel management  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Corporate sponsorship  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Special events  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Committees  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Budget  Search this
Awards  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Wills  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-089, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-089
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-089

Tom D. Crouch Papers

Creator::
Crouch, Tom D.  Search this
Extent:
3.03 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newspapers
Newsletters
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Glass negatives
Date:
1942-1946, 1962-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the personal papers of Tom D. Crouch, a senior curator of aeronautics at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Crouch joined the curatorial staff at NASM in 1974 to assist with preparing exhibitions for the opening of the museum in 1976. In 1985, he transferred to the National Museum of American History (NMAH) where he was a curator and supervisor in the Division of Engineering and Industry, before eventually being appointed Chairman of the Department of Social and Cultural History in 1987. Crouch returned to NASM in 1990 when he was named Chairman of the NASM Department of Aeronautics, a position he held until 1999 when he became Senior Curator. Crouch served on the First Flight Centennial Commission Advisory Board and was active in planning activities for the centennial of the first flight by brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright. He also was involved in the planning, development and production activities for the exhibitions A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution and Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender, and Power at NMAH, as well as for the NASM exhibitions The Flying Roosevelts, NASA/ART: Fifty Years of Exploration, R. G. Smith: The Old Master of the Sky, Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012, and The Enola Gay, including the resolution of issues surrounding the display of the bomber at the museum. Some materials date to when the department came to be known as the Aeronautics Division and then the Aeronautics Department.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; lecture papers; publications; information in regard to advisory boards, conferences, seminars, committees, and special events; meeting agendas; proposals; reports; contracts and agreements; exhibition scripts, floor plans, design information, and visitor comment forms; oral history interview transcripts; press releases, articles, newspaper clippings, and newspapers; photographs, slides, and negatives; appointment books documenting matters in regard to the Enola Gay exhibition controversy; copies of legislation related to aviation; newsletters; collections management information; awards; and brochures.
Oversize:
This collection contains oversize material.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Committees  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Special events  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newspapers
Newsletters
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Glass negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-201, Tom D. Crouch Papers
Identifier:
Accession 18-201
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Tom D. Crouch Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-201

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Medicine and Science  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Pamphlets
Digital images
Electronic records
Compact discs
Date:
1975-1977, 1988-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Jeffrey K. Stine, Curator of technology and environmental history, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Medicine and Science, and during the years he was in the Division of the History of Technology and the Division of Engineering and Industry, respectively. Also includes some earlier records that date prior to Stine's tenure at the Smithsonian Institution. The records primarily document Stine's participation in forums, committees, conferences, and public programs; as well as matters in regard to research, collections management, and special events at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; lecture papers; awards; newspaper clippings; pamphlets; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Technology -- History  Search this
Human ecology -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Special events  Search this
Committees  Search this
Awards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Pamphlets
Digital images
Electronic records
Compact discs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-203, National Museum of American History. Division of Medicine and Science, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-203
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-203

Administrative Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Directives (Administrative issuances)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Books
Date:
2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of G. Wayne Clough during his sixth year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; speech papers; policies and guidelines; agreements; budget summaries; information about gifts, awards, committees, symposiums, publications, Board of Regents, and members of Congress; brochures; books; articles; and invitations. Listings in bold indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's office file plan.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Personnel management  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Committees  Search this
Special events  Search this
Budget  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Books
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-145, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-145
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-145

Administrative Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations  Search this
Extent:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Videotapes
Date:
1972-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of the Office of International Relations and its predecessors, the Directorate of International Activities and the Office of International Activities, respectively, in regard to office budgetary matters and the coordinating of internationally-focused Smithsonian projects and initiatives such as grants, conferences, diplomatic visits, scientific research, and museum project management. Staff represented in these records include director Francine C. Berkowitz; assistant director Brian Lemay; and international liaison specialist and senior policy advisor Leonard P. Hirsch, who was responsible for the support of Smithsonian scientific programs, with an emphasis on global environmental concerns. Of note are records related to Hirsch's work on gay rights in the workplace, both at the Smithsonian Institution and in the federal government. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; contracts and agreements; reports; grant proposals; survey information; questionnaires, fellowship and research program information; news releases; speech papers; Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program information; guidelines and procedures; information about conferences, symposiums, committees, workshops, exhibitions, and special events; photographs and negatives; clippings; brochures; floor plans; videotapes; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 2/23/1993 memorandum, Kirby to Thomas; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
International relations  Search this
Environmental responsibility  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Budget process  Search this
Committees  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Gay rights  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-218, Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-218
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-218

Administrative Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Digital images
Date:
2004-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Secretary G. Wayne Clough, with some records dating prior to his tenure. The records document meetings, lectures, awards, employee surveys, agreements, official travel, Board of Regents, exhibitions, fund raising, research, tours, and special events. The records also document the ground breaking ceremony and construction of the National Museum of African American History and Culture; the installation of Clough as Secretary; and a tribute to Secretary I. Michael Heyman. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums. -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Research  Search this
Awards  Search this
Tours  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Digital images
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-260, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-260
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-260

Administrative Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Directives (Administrative issuances)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of G. Wayne Clough during his fourth year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (SI). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fund raising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; reports; meeting agents and minutes; agreements; speech papers; budget summaries; policies and guidelines; brochures; information about gifts, awards, committees, symposiums, publications, Board of Regents, and members of Congress; invitations; and articles.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Personnel management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Committees  Search this
Budget  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-174, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-174
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-174

Administrative Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Directives (Administrative issuances)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Date:
2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of G. Wayne Clough during his third year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (SI). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fund raising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; policies and guidelines; agreements; budget summaries; speech papers; personnel management information; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; information about gifts, awards, committees, symposiums, publications, Board of Regents, and members of Congress; invitations; and articles. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Personnel management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Committees  Search this
Budget  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-173, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-173
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-173

Audiotapes

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Date:
1969-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio recordings created or maintained by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). The majority of the recordings document lectures, speeches, talks, and other events at the museum, including the HMSG groundbreaking and dedication. Other recordings are interviews of artists performed by staff or interviews of staff for radio programs. Recordings are on audiocassettes and are considered to be the original recordings. The Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) maintains digital reference copies. Please contact SIL for access to these recordings.
Restrictions:
Original recordings are permanently restricted. Contact the Smithsonian Institution Libraries for access to reference copies, Transferring office; 7/7/2010 memorandum, Wright to Brooke; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Special events  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Artists -- Interviews  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Publicity  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, modern  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-140, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Audiotapes
Identifier:
Accession 10-140
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Audiotapes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-140

Audiovisual Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Extent:
15.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (5 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Digital versatile discs
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
1964-2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of video and audio recordings and film created or maintained by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). The majority of the recordings document lectures, speeches, talks, prominent visitors, exhibitions and other events at the museum, including the HMSG groundbreaking and dedication. Other recordings are interviews of artists performed by staff; interviews of staff for radio and television programs; programs produced about artists who are prominent in the HMSG collections; or interviews of staff from other museums regarding exhibitions related to artwork and artists in the HMSG collections. Recordings are on a variety of videotape and audiotape formats as well as film. Some materials are in digital format.
Topic:
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Special events  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Artists -- Interviews  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Television programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Digital versatile discs
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-004, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Audiovisual Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-004
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Audiovisual Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-004

Speeches

Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Date:
1997-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the public speaking engagements of W. Richard West, Director of the National Museum of the American Indian, 1990-2007. Materials include transcripts of speeches, correspondence and memoranda, background documents, images, an audio cassette, and a publication. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 1/30/1997 memorandum, Sandoval to Johnstone; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-076, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director, Speeches
Identifier:
Accession 12-076
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Speeches
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-076

Lincoln Memorial Interiors [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 5" x 4".)
Container:
Box 9
Type:
Archival materials
Composite photographs
Photographs
Date:
[undated]
Scope and Contents:
Copy negative of engraved text of Lincoln's Gettsburgh Address overlaying Lincoln's statue. No ink on negative. "KODAK SAFETY 416" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Composite photographs
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.8: Negatives in cold storage arranged by subject
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.8: Negatives in cold storage arranged by subject / 4.8: Negatives in cold storage arranged by subject
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-08-ref339

Biographical Files

Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Ephemera
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1982-2000
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the activities of Alan Maxwell Fern, Director (1982-2000). Materials include biographies, resumes, correspondence, memoranda, photographs, newspaper clippings, lectures, speeches, and other writings.
Topic:
Art museum directors  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Ephemera
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-147, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director, Biographical Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-147
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Biographical Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-147

Administrative Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Directives (Administrative issuances)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of David J. Skorton during his second year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; agreements; polices and guidelines; reports; proposals; meeting agendas and minutes; information about gifts, awards, committees, corporate sponsorship, personnel management, publications, government agencies, speaking engagements, professional societies, members of Congress, and the Board of Regents; invitations; newspaper clippings; photographs; articles; and brochures. Listings in bold indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's office file plan.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2032; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Personnel management  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Corporate sponsorship  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Special events  Search this
Research  Search this
Committees  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Budget  Search this
Awards  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-126, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-126
See more items in:
Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-126

Biographical Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Date:
1984-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of biographical files created and maintained by the Office of Public Affairs for Smithsonian Institution Secretaries Sidney Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams and Ira Michael Heyman. Materials include biographical information, clippings, interviews, photographs, press releases, speeches, and other related materials.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Publicity  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-137, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Biographical Files
Identifier:
Accession 10-137
See more items in:
Biographical Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-137

Administrative Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
31 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Secretary Robert McCormick Adams' administrative files for 1989. Materials include correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other communications received or issued by the Office of the Secretary, reflecting a wide range of official activities. The records contain correspondence relating to major Smithsonian Institution exhibitions; copies of the Secretary's speeches; information on his participation in conferences and on committees; files concerning the presentation of Smithsonian awards; and information on the activities and meetings of the Board of Regents. Files on the work of many offices and museums in the Smithsonian are also included, as well as information on the Smithsonian's relations with the National Gallery of Art, congressional offices, federal agencies, and private and international organizations.

Listings in bold and capital letters indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's Office file plan.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Meetings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-070, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 92-070
See more items in:
Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa92-070

Audiovisual Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Magazine
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Manuscripts
Audiotapes
Date:
1964-1984
Descriptive Entry:
This accession conists of copies of S. Dillon Ripley's speeches made between 1964 and 1968; a tape recording of a speech made at the American Association of Museums (AAM) in San Antonio, Texas, on June 14, 1984; and copies of Secretary Ripley's comments, "The View from the Castle" written for the Smithsonian magazine, December 1970-September 1984. Also included are four audio tape recordings of Ripley's speeches made during 1984 (AAM, Washington, D.C.; Pittsburgh speech; "Piece of the Rock," the Harlow House, June 8; and a radio interview), and one videocassette documenting Secretary Ripley's visits with Forestry Minister Soedjarwo, and Education and Cultural Minister Nugroho Notosusanto.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Manuscripts
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-226, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Audiovisual Records
Identifier:
Accession 84-226
See more items in:
Audiovisual Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa84-226

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