SIA RU000142, Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary, James Smithson Bicentennial Records, 1964-1966

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Summary

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary
Title:
James Smithson Bicentennial Records, 1964-1966
Dates:
1964, 1964-1966
Summary:
In 1965 the Smithsonian observed the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founding benefactor. These records document planning for that event
Topic:
Museums--Administration
Subjects:
Smithson, James 1765-1829, Smithsonian Institution Administration
Form/Genre:
Mixed archival materials, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU000142
Physical Description:
4.8 linear meters

Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 142

Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary

James Smithson Bicentennial Records, 1964-1966

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Title: James Smithson Bicentennial Records
Dates: 1964-1966
Quantity: 4.8 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 142
Language of Materials: English

Descriptive Entry

In 1965 the Smithsonian observed the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founding benefactor. These records document planning for that event.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 142, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, James Smithson Bicentennial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Bicentennial - James Smithson, photographs and negatives

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial - James Smithson

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial Story

Box 1 of 8

Badge and mace, film, flags, gowns, medals, music, stamps, sketches, etc.

Box 1 of 8

Smithsonian flags

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial book - outline

Box 1 of 8

Press, TV, radio coverage for Bicentennial

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial publications (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial budget - general

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial committees and councils - general

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial Committee

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial: SI staff wives

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial: Courtesy associates

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial: Dinners, luncheons, receptions, teas

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial: Request for grants - general

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial: Funds, requests for funds, contributions (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Bicentennial: Hotel accommodations

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Interpreters and translation series

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States - general

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Abelson through Avery

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Babbidge through Byrd

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Cain through Cushman

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Dale through Dustman

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Eaton through Eyring

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Farinholt through Fye

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Garlisch through Guthe

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Hadas through Hutchins

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Ingersoll through Itskov

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Jefferson through Jordon

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Kaiser through Kuchel

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Lafollette through Lyon

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Maazel through Murrow

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Nabrit through Noyes

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Oakes through Owen

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Padros through Piney

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Quesada

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Rabi through Ruthenburg

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Sandburg through Syz

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Taft through Tyler

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Udall through U Thant

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Valenti through Voss

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Wagstaff through Wyeth

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Yarborough through Young

Box 2 of 8

Invitations, United States: Zalles through Zuckert

Box 2 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - General: October 1964-March 1965

Box 2 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - General: April-November 1965

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Invitations - Foreign Countries - African Countries: Algeria - Zambia

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - European Countries: Austria - Denmark

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - European Countries: England - Finland

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - European Countries: France - Germany

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - European Countries: Greece - Netherlands

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - European Countries: Norway - Yugoslavia

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - Far Eastern Countries: Australia - New Zealand

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - Middle Eastern Countries: Aden - Yemen

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - North American Countries: Canada - Mexico

Box 3 of 8

Invitations - Foreign Countries - South and Central American Countries: Caribbean Area - Argentina to Venezuela

Box 3 of 8

Bicentennial - legislation

Box 3 of 8

Bicentennial - letters of congratulations, greetings, appreciation

Box 3 of 8

Bicentennial - Regents' participation

Box 3 of 8

Bicentennial: Procession

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Bicentennial: Program

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Adams Papers

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Exhibits

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Mall Plans and Arrangements

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Scholarly sessions

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Bicentennial reports

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Sample file for the Bicentennial Program

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Sampler of Bicentennial observances elsewhere (3 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Sample file for Bicentennial program

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Signature register

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Speakers - general

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Speakers and alternate speakers

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Speakers and speeches

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Speaker biographies

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Staff comments

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Thank-you letters from SI

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Transportation

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: Miscellaneous notes and correspondence

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: International Council on Museums (ICOM) - general correspondence

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM budget

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM enrollments - general correspondence

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM enrollment: Abrahamson through Iwasaki

Box 4 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM enrollment: John through Quoniam

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Bicentennial: ICOM enrollment: Ranachordran through Zamoshkin

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM enrollment by country - to be sent to New York, Philadelphia, Washington

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM list of grants

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM guest lists - general correspondence

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM guest lists - alpha by country: Aden to Zambia

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM hotel accommodations

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM membership

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: ICOM travel

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: Alpha computerized guest list, March 31, 1966 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: Alpha computerized guest list, April 11, May 2, 1966 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Bicentennial: Alpha computerized guest list, May 2, 1966 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Dinner Invitation List

Box 5 of 8

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory celebration - photographs

Box 5 of 8

Smithsonian Seal and Flag

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Bicentennial: Plan for Bicentennial pavilion

Box 6 of 8

Congratulatory Letters

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Miscellany

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Extra programs and Bicentennial information kits

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings received on occasion of Smithson Bicentennial Celebration

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the Royal Society, London

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the American Anthropological Association

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium

Box 6 of 8

Presidential Proclamation

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial Medallion and Medal from the Museo Nacional of Columbia

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the National Research Council of Thailand

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the University of Vermont

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the National Research Council of the Philippines - a plaque

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the American Chemical Society

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Greetings from the National Research Council of Canada

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Papers dealing with SI flag, banners, sketches, correspondence, etc.

Box 6 of 8

Color Photographs of Bicentennial

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Correspondence, sketches relating to design and production of mace, badge, gown

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Correspondence, plans for academic procession

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: "Miscellaneous"

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Assorted papers on planning for Bicentennial

Box 6 of 8

Bicentennial: Funds solicitations for Bicentennial

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Bicentennial: Correspondence and sketches dealing with Smithson and Hodgkins medals

Box 7 of 8

Bicentennial: Press releases, clippings, etc., on Bicentennial (James Smithson Bicentennial)

Box 7 of 8

Bicentennial: General Correspondence, April 1964 to February 1966 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Bicentennial: Speakers and speeches

Box 7 of 8

Bicentennial: Ladies' Advisory Committee

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Bicentennial: Greetings received on occasion of Smithson Bicentennial Celebration (2 folders)

Box 8 of 8
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Bicentennial: Greetings received on occasion of Smithson Bicentennial Celebration

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