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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 384

National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects

Special Projects Records, 1977-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Title: Special Projects Records
Dates: 1977-1991
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 384
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and related materials documenting a myriad of duties performed by Kerby during her career at NMNH. They include voluminous materials concerning the development of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), especially activities of the NMAI Collection Management Task Force, and the movement of NMNH collections to the Museum Support Center. Also included are files created by C. W. Hart, during his tenure as Staff Assistant to the Director, 1977-1979.

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These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and related materials documenting a myriad of duties performed by Kerby during her career at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). They include voluminous materials concerning the development of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), especially activities of the NMAI Collection Management Task Force, and the movement of NMNH collections to the Museum Support Center. Also included are files created by Charles W. Hart, Jr., during his tenure as Staff Assistant to the Director, 1977-1979.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 384, National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects, Special Projects Records

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Container List

Box 1

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, 1989-1990

Space and Facilities (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence, memoranda, and related materials, September-December 1989 (6 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence, memoranda, and related materials, January-August 1990 (11 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Task groups

Box 1 of 4

Present Status Pre-Moving Report

Box 1 of 4

Projects and goals

Box 1 of 4

NMAI - Position Descriptions

Box 1 of 4

Museum of American Indian, New York City

Box 1 of 4

Legislation

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

C. J. Kerby, Read File, 1980-1982 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Monthly Activity Reports - SOSC (Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center)

Box 2 of 4

SERC (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center) Closing

Box 2 of 4

Chairman's Meetings

Box 2 of 4

CIS

Box 2 of 4

Conference Announcements

Box 2 of 4

Bar Coding

Box 2 of 4

SOSC - Miscellaneous

Box 2 of 4

SOSC - General Information

Box 2 of 4

National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property

Box 2 of 4

SOSC Move

Box 2 of 4

Molecular Biology

Box 2 of 4

NMNH Construction History

Box 2 of 4

Mineral & Gem Exchanges

Box 2 of 4

Signage Contract

Box 2 of 4

Retreat, 1987

Box 2 of 4

Registrar, NMNH

Box 2 of 4

SI Council Meeting, October 1986

Box 2 of 4

Ticks

Box 2 of 4

Vertebrate Zoology Status Report, 1984

Box 2 of 4

Inventory Manager

Box 2 of 4

Graduate Training in Systematics

Box 2 of 4

Exhibits

Box 2 of 4

Enewetak

Box 2 of 4

Audits

Box 2 of 4

Collection Management

Box 2 of 4

Retreat, 1985

Box 2 of 4

ADP (Automatic Data Processing)

Box 2 of 4

Anthropology Conservation Training Program

Box 2 of 4

Miscellaneous materials on the Museum of the American Indian

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Smithsonian, Memos, 1984-1986

Box 3 of 4

NHNH, Memos, 1984-1986

Box 3 of 4

MSC (Museum Support Center) (7 folders and misc. loose)

Box 3 of 4

Outside Peer reviews, 1984

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Catherine Kerby Chronological File (incoming and outgoing), 1981

Box 4 of 4

Miscellaneous Kerby Files, 1978-1983 (mostly concern MSC and exhibitions)

Box 4 of 4

Handbook of North American Indian Publication Party, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 4

Miscellaneous Files, 1982 (mostly concern MSC management and exhibition committee meetings)

Box 4 of 4

Heritage Trust, 1977

Box 4 of 4

MSC Move, 1982

Box 4 of 4

Marine Science Budget, 1977-1978

Box 4 of 4

Cuban Delegation, 1979

Box 4 of 4

Cornell University Co-op, 1977

Box 4 of 4

SCUD, 1978

Box 4 of 4

Ripley Communications, 1979

Box 4 of 4

Metrication, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 4

Exhibits Committee, 1981

Box 4 of 4

National Heritage Trust, 1977

Box 4 of 4

Patti Bartus, 1977-1979

Box 4 of 4

Notes, 1980

Box 4 of 4

Index to U.S. Federal Wildlife Regulations (ASC - Association of Systematics Collection), 1980

Box 4 of 4