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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 82

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs

News Releases, 1911-1917, 1927, 1932-1942, 1952-1969

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Title: News Releases
Dates: 1911-1917, 1927, 1932-1942, 1952-1969
Quantity: 5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 82
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist mostly of news releases, but in some instances background material and correspondence are also included.

Historical Note

Successor to the Office of Information, the Office of Public Affairs seeks to broadly inform and communicate the Smithsonian Institution's programs to the nation at large.

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Descriptive Entry

These records consist mostly of news releases, but in some instances background material and correspondence are also included.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 82, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, News Releases

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Container List

Box 1

Folders 1-3 News Releases, 1911-1916

Box 1 of 11

Folder 4 Miscellaneous 136 Smithsonian Press Releases, 1916-1919

Box 1 of 11

Folder 5 Press Notices, 1911-1912

Box 1 of 11

Folder 6 Press Notices, Index (1911-1917)

Box 1 of 11

Folders 7-8 Press Notices, 1911-1914

Box 1 of 11

Box 2

Folders 1-3 Press Notices, 1914-1916

Box 2 of 11

Folder 4 Press Releases, 1917

Box 2 of 11

Folder 5 News Releases, August 28 and September 1, 1927

Box 2 of 11

Folders 6-12 News Releases, November 27, 1931-October 31, 1932

Box 2 of 11

Box 3

Folders 1-21 News Releases, November 3, 1932-July 25, 1937

Box 3 of 11

Box 4

Folders 1-22 News Releases, July 20, 1937-June 19, 1942

Box 4 of 11

Box 5

Folders 1-3 News Releases, May 21, 1942-November 18, 1942

Box 5 of 11

Folders 4-21 News Releases, November 6, 1945-October 14, 1952

Box 5 of 11

Box 6

Folders 1-20 News Releases, October 21, 1952-July 28, 1955

Box 6 of 11

Box 7

Folders 1-21 News Releases, August 9, 1955-December 24, 1958

Box 7 of 11

Box 8

Folders 1-22 News Releases, January 3, 1959-February 7, 1962

Box 8 of 11

Box 9

Folders 1-20 News Releases, February 14, 1962-November 19, 1965

Box 9 of 11

Box 10

Folder 1 News Releases, December 1, 1965-December 31, 1965

Box 10 of 11

Folder 2 Feedback from the Nation's Press, January-May 1966 (Numbers 1-8)

Box 10 of 11

Folders 3-12 News Releases, January 1, 1966-July 30, 1968

Box 10 of 11

Box 11

Folders 1-8 News Releases, August 5, 1968-June 20, 1969

Box 11 of 11