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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 393

Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research

Records, 1985-1987, with related records from 1974 to 1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Title: Records
Dates: 1985-1987, with related records from 1974 to 1987
Quantity: 18.5 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 393
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the operation of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research, which is responsible for overseeing the Institution's research activities in its various museums, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Records include budget and fiscal reports, research reports and research proposals from bureaus under the Office's jurisdiction.

The records also document the work of John H. Falk, a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Research, who also was on the staffs of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies and the Smithsonian Office of Educational Research.

This record unit also documents the activities of the Neotropical Lowlands Research Program, known before 1981 as the Amazon Ecosystem Research Program, and its principal investigators, Clifford Evans, Jr., and W. Ronald Heyer.

Descriptive Entry

These records document the operation of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research, which is responsible for overseeing the Institution's research activities in its various museums, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Records include budget and fiscal reports, research reports and research proposals from bureaus under the Office's jurisdiction.

The records also document the work of John H. Falk, a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Research, who also was on the staffs of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies and the Smithsonian Office of Educational Research.

This record unit also documents the activities of the Neotropical Lowlands Research Program, known before 1981 as the Amazon Ecosystem Research Program, and its principal investigators, Clifford Evans, Jr., and W. Ronald Heyer.

Note: From inception through FY 1981, this program was entitled "Amazon Ecosystem Research Program (AERP)." From FY 1982 -- present, the program was renamed "Neotropical Lowlands Research Program (NLRP)."

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 393, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Research, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Amazonia Research Program (Early History)

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems and World Wildlife Fund

Box 1 of 19

Terry L. Erwin Materials

Box 1 of 19

W. Ronald Heyer Materials

Box 1 of 19

Dr. Warwick Kerr - INPA Materials

Box 1 of 19

Dr. Betty Meggers Materials

Box 1 of 19

James N. Norris and Mark Littler Materials

Box 1 of 19

Slud, Paul, Materials

Box 1 of 19

Thomas R. Soderstrom Materials

Box 1 of 19

Vanzolini Amazon Ecosystems

Box 1 of 19

Weitzman Materials (Stanley H. and Marilyn)

Box 1 of 19

Richard Zusi Materials

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystem - FY 1975

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems - FY 1976

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1976 Report and FY 1977 Budget Request

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1977

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1978

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1978 Report and FY 1979 Budget Request

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1979

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1979 Report and FY 1980 Budget Request

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1980

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1980 Report and FY 1981 Budget Request

Box 1 of 19

Amazon Ecosystems FY 1981

Box 1 of 19

5 Year Review, FY 1977-FY 1981: Correspondence, Background Document, Review Report

Box 1 of 19

AERP - FY 1982

Box 1 of 19

AERP - FY 1982 Report and FY 1983 Proposed Budget

Box 1 of 19

Neotropical Lowland Research Program - FY 1983

Box 1 of 19

FY 1983 Annual Report, etc., and Proposed Budget FY 1984

Box 1 of 19

NLRP FY 1984

Box 1 of 19

FY 1984 Annual Report and Proposed Budget for FY 1985

Box 1 of 19

Box 2

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science

Box 2 of 19

Fiscal Year, 1984

Box 2 of 19

Neotropical Lowland Research Program

Box 2 of 19

Administrative files including:

Box 2 of 19

Annual Report, FY 1983

Box 2 of 19

Proposed budget, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

Project records by individual investigators

Box 2 of 19

Fiscal Year 1985

Box 2 of 19

Neotropical Lowland Research Program

Box 2 of 19

Administrative files including:

Box 2 of 19

Annual Report, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

Proposed budget, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Project records by individual investigators

Box 2 of 19

Neotropical Lowlands, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Erwin, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Funk, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Heyer, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Littler, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Meggers, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Norris, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Soderstrom, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Vari, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Weitzman, FY 1986

Box 2 of 19

Weitzman, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Vari, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Soderstrom, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Meggers, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Neotropical Lowlands 85320014

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Funk, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Heyer, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Erwin, FY 1985

Box 2 of 19

Soderstrom & Funk, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

Norris & Littler, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

Vari & Weitzman, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

Meggers, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

FY 1984 Neotropical Lowlands 314014

Box 2 of 19

Erwin, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

Heyer, FY 1984

Box 2 of 19

Subject File (Falk). Administration - Conservation Education Association

Box 2 of 19

Box 3

Subject File (Falk). Correspondence, 1979-1986 - Foreign Currency

Box 3 of 19

Box 4

Subject File (Falk). Fund for the improvement of Post Secondary Education - Mellon Foundation

Box 4 of 19

Box 5

Subject File (Falk). National Aquarium - Northeast Museums Conference

Box 5 of 19

Box 6

Subject File (Falk). Oregon Museum of Science and Industry - Trinidad Conference

Box 6 of 19

Box 7

Subject File (Falk). Unified Science Appreciation - Washington Counceletter

Box 7 of 19

SAIL Project files (Falk)

Box 7 of 19

Box 8

Personnel, Associates, Colleagues (Falk)

Box 8 of 19

Box 9

Lawn Research material (Falk)

Box 9 of 19

35 mm color slides (Falk)

Box 9 of 19

Box 10

Miscellany (Falk)

Box 10 of 19

Box 11

Video cassettes (Falk)

Box 11 of 19

Miscellany (Falk)

Box 11 of 19

Box 12

Budget 1984 files

Box 12 of 19

5 year plan, 1982-1986

Box 12 of 19

1983 Fluid Research Requests

Box 12 of 19

1984 Work years

Box 12 of 19

1985 Federal and trust fund budget material

Box 12 of 19

Box 13

1985 Budget Files

Box 13 of 19

Box 14

1985 Federal and Trust Fund Budgets

Box 14 of 19

Box 15

1985 Federal Budget

Box 15 of 19

1985 Trust Budget

Box 15 of 19

1986 Budget files

Box 15 of 19

Box 16

1986 Budget files

Box 16 of 19

Box 17

1986 Federal Budget

Box 17 of 19

1986 Trust Budget

Box 17 of 19

1987 Budget files

Box 17 of 19

Box 18

1987 Trust Budget

Box 18 of 19

Box 19

1987 Federal and Trust Budget

Box 19 of 19