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Record Unit 494

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Academic Programs. Division of Seminars

Records, 1964-1970

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Academic Programs. Division of Seminars
Title: Records
Dates: 1964-1970
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 494
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit documents the first four International Symposia sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, with some documentation of the fifth. The first symposium celebrated the bicentennial of James Smithson's birth and was organized by Philip C. Ritterbush, Special Assistant to the Secretary. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, background research material, invitations, brochures, resumes, photographs, grant information, publication contracts, symposia schedules, travel and accommodation arrangements, and other administrative records for the Smithson Bicentennial symposium, 1965; the Quality of Man's Environment symposium, 1967; Man and Beast: A Symposium on Comparative Social Behavior, 1969; Cultural Styles and Social Identities: Interpretations of Protest and Change, 1970; and a fifth international symposium concerning art and technology.

These records were created or maintained by Philip C. Ritterbush, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Scientific Matters and Director of the Office of Academic Programs after 1968; Nathaniel Dixon, Associate Director of the Office of Academic Programs; and Wilton S. Dillon, Director of the Division of Seminars after 1969.

Historical Note

The Division of Seminars was established within the Office of Academic Programs (OAP) in 1969 and was directed by Wilton S. Dillon. For an administrative history of the Office of Academic Programs, see Record Unit 102.

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Descriptive Entry

This record unit documents the first four International Symposia sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, with some documentation of the fifth. The first symposium celebrated the bicentennial of James Smithson's birth and was organized by Philip C. Ritterbush, Special Assistant to the Secretary. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, background research material, invitations, brochures, resumes, photographs, grant information, publication contracts, symposia schedules, travel and accommodation arrangements, and other administrative records for the Smithson Bicentennial symposium, 1965; the Quality of Man's Environment symposium, 1967; Man and Beast: A Symposium on Comparative Social Behavior, 1969; Cultural Styles and Social Identities: Interpretations of Protest and Change, 1970; and a fifth international symposium concerning art and technology.

These records were created or maintained by Philip C. Ritterbush, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Scientific Matters and Director of the Office of Academic Programs after 1968; Nathaniel Dixon, Associate Director of the Office of Academic Programs; and Wilton S. Dillon, Director of the Division of Seminars after 1969.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 494, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Academic Programs, Division of Seminars, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Health Care/Drug Exhibit

Box 1 of 5

Operating Procedures: Division of Seminars

Box 1 of 5

Project Reports, OAP - Operating Procedures: Division of Seminars

Box 1 of 5

Bibliography - Information: Division of Seminars and Education Services

Box 1 of 5

1969 Symposium Speakers

Box 1 of 5

1969 Symposium Budget

Box 1 of 5

1969 Symposium Mailing List

Box 1 of 5

1969 Symposium Schedule

Box 1 of 5

Federal Interagency Committee on Education

Box 1 of 5

Korea

Box 1 of 5

Request for Smithsonian Funds

Box 1 of 5

Papers/Articles

Box 1 of 5

Summer Lectures

Box 1 of 5

Reports and Programs. Includes program for "Cultural Styles and Social Identities: Interpretations of Protest and Change."

Box 1 of 5

Environment Symposium, 1967 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Traditional Agricultural Methods in the Congo Basin, by Marvin P. Miracle

Box 1 of 5

Action Items - Wilton Dillon

Box 1 of 5

National Science Foundation (NSF). Also includes information on other foundations and associations.

Box 1 of 5

Gund Foundation Seminar

Box 1 of 5

Symposium 1970

Box 1 of 5

Symposium Committee

Box 1 of 5

Symposium 1970 (fund raising)

Box 1 of 5

Encyclopedia Britannica. Includes miscellaneous congratulations on Dillon's appointment at Smithsonian.

Box 1 of 5

Woodrow Wilson Center

Box 1 of 5

Dillon's Reprints

Box 1 of 5

International Education

Box 1 of 5

Biological Hierarchies

Box 1 of 5

Lecture Committee

Box 1 of 5

Sebeok Seminar

Box 1 of 5

Book Titles

Box 1 of 5

Fan Mail

Box 1 of 5

Capahosic Meeting

Box 1 of 5

Miscellaneous Correspondence (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Memoranda (chronological), 1970

Box 2 of 5

Symposium Correspondence

Box 2 of 5

Symposium, 1970-1971

Box 2 of 5

1970 Symposium Invitees

Box 2 of 5

Fourth International Symposium

Box 2 of 5

Fourth International Symposium - Budget

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Arts (Use of)

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, International Aspects

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Local Arrangements

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Pop Culture Seminars

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Program/Membership

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Program/Memoranda

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Program/Minutes of Meetings

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Program/Memoranda

Box 2 of 5

Committees - Fourth International Symposium, Program/Theme Development

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Corporate Contributions

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Extramural Support

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Information On

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Proposals/Theme Development

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Proposals

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Record of Support

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Correspondence

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Support Received/Kettering Foundation

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Taft Associates/Consultants

Box 2 of 5

Foundations and Funding - Fourth International Symposium, Tax Law

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Lists/Overall

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, General Education

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Commercial Organization

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, International Organizations

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Drugs/Specialists

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Media

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Popular Arts

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Public Interest Organizations

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, State Department

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Specialists in Subject Area

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Smithsonian Staff

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, U.S. Government Agencies

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, U.S. Congress/House of Representatives

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, U.S. Congress/Senate

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, Woodrow Wilson Center

Box 2 of 5

Invitations - Fourth International Symposium, VIPs

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Banquet

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Colloquia/Congressional

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Colloquia/At Symposium

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Convocation and Opening Ceremony

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Corporate Participants

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Hodgkins Medal Award

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Informal Gathering/Dinners

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Miscellaneous Ideas

Box 2 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Panel Discussions

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Registration

Box 3 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Schedule/Overall

Box 3 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Secretarial Reception

Box 3 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Suggestions from Smithsonian Staff

Box 3 of 5

Program - Fourth International Symposium, Sponsor Luncheon

Box 3 of 5

Public Relations - Fourth International Symposium, Policy

Box 3 of 5

Public Relations - Fourth International Symposium, Press Releases

Box 3 of 5

Public Relations - Fourth International Symposium, Press (USA)

Box 3 of 5

Publications of Proceedings - Fourth International Symposium, Articles on Symposium

Box 3 of 5

Publications of Proceedings - Fourth International Symposium, Articles on Speakers' Presentations

Box 3 of 5

Publications of Proceedings - Fourth International Symposium, Publishing/SI Press

Box 3 of 5

Publications of Proceedings - Fourth International Symposium, Publication/Other Pub Houses

Box 3 of 5

Publications of Proceedings - Fourth International Symposium, Style Requirements

Box 3 of 5

Publications of Proceedings - Fourth International Symposium, Smithsonian Magazine

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium, Candidates

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium, Chairman of Symposium

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium, Chairmen of Sessions

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium, Invitations to (Accepted)

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium, Invitations to (Declined)

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Alinsky, Paul

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Bennett, John W.

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Berger, Peter

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Clark, Kenneth

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Davis, David Brion

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Deloria, Vine, Jr.

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Ellison, Ralph

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Illich, Ivan

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: O'Brien, Conor Cru

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Publishing Agreements

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Touraine, Alain

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Wolfe, Tom

Box 3 of 5

Speakers - Fourth International Symposium: Title/Visa Request Response

Box 3 of 5

Lecture Series

Planning and Programming Parameters - Fifth Interdisciplinary Exhibit

Box 3 of 5

Concepts of Culture, 1970-1971 Lecture Series

Box 3 of 5

Belmont Conference, April 25-27, 1970 - Fifth Special Education Services Program

Box 3 of 5

Fifth International Symposium: Art and Technology - Program Background

Box 3 of 5

Frye, L. Thomas

Box 3 of 5

Memos for Fifth Symposium

Box 3 of 5

Program Committees

Box 3 of 5

Fifth Symposium and Exhibit - Budget Numbers

Box 3 of 5

Burnham, Jack

Box 3 of 5

Dow, Peter

Box 3 of 5

Drucker, Peter F.

Box 3 of 5

Gianetti, Robert Michael

Box 3 of 5

Green, Martin B.

Box 3 of 5

Rosenberg, Harold

Box 3 of 5

Smith, Cyril

Box 3 of 5

Third International Symposium: Fundraising

Box 3 of 5

Opera Magni

Box 3 of 5

Symposium Invitations

Box 3 of 5

Lists, etc.

Box 3 of 5

Chronological Originals, 1970

Box 3 of 5

Philip C. Ritterbush Chronological File, 1970

Box 3 of 5

Peter J. Jesson Chronological File, 1970

Box 3 of 5

William Wing Chronological File, 1970

Box 3 of 5

Manuscript (William Wing) - Drugs in Use: A Brief Survey

Box 3 of 5

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Proposal

Box 3 of 5

Admin and Speaker Suggestion Files

Box 3 of 5

Symposium Papers - Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 5

Proposals and Correspondence

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Fifth Special Educational Services Program (SESP)

Box 4 of 5

Fifth SESP Related Art and Metals Exhibit, 1972

Box 4 of 5

Fourth SESP Related Drug Exhibit, 1971

Box 4 of 5

Fourth SESP

Box 4 of 5

Symposium III: Man and Beast

Box 4 of 5

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Box 4 of 5

Charles Kettering Foundation

Box 4 of 5

Financial Detail - Fourth International Symposium

Box 4 of 5

Third International Symposium: Editorship of Proceedings

Box 4 of 5

Philip C. Ritterbush: Speech Materials for 1969 Symposium

Box 4 of 5

Symposium, 1968

Box 4 of 5

Third International Symposium: Participation

Box 4 of 5

Third International Symposium: Administrative

Box 4 of 5

Third International Symposium: Prospectus/Proposal/Statement

Box 4 of 5

Second International Symposium: The Quality of Man's Environment

Box 4 of 5

Foundation Requests

Box 4 of 5

Program

Box 4 of 5

Speakers Declined

Box 4 of 5

Speakers

Box 4 of 5

Publication of Speeches

Box 4 of 5

Symposium on Esthetics and the Environment, February 1967

Box 4 of 5

Chairman

Box 4 of 5

Currier, Stephen

Box 4 of 5

Decorations for Departmental Auditorium

Box 4 of 5

Departmental Auditorium

Box 4 of 5

Guests

Box 4 of 5

Symposium - General Notes

Box 4 of 5

Foreign Participants

Box 4 of 5

Hodgkins Medal

Box 4 of 5

Chairmen (General Sessions)

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Inter-Office Memos - Symposium

Box 5 of 5

Lee, Miss Jennie

Box 5 of 5

Mr. Ogburn

Box 5 of 5

Posters and Bulletin - Symposium 1967

Box 5 of 5

Preliminary Budgets

Box 5 of 5

Press Coverage of the Symposium

Box 5 of 5

Printing - Rough Draft

Box 5 of 5

Proposals

Box 5 of 5

Preliminary Programs and Budget

Box 5 of 5

Press - Symposium

Box 5 of 5

Radio and Television Coverage for the Symposium

Box 5 of 5

Vice President's Dinner, February 1967

Box 5 of 5

Speaker Suggestions

Box 5 of 5

Braunfels, Wolfgang

Box 5 of 5

Theme

Box 5 of 5

VIP Invitation Lists

Box 5 of 5

VIP Reply Letters

Box 5 of 5

Esthetics and Environment

Box 5 of 5

Symposium - Man and Beast

Box 5 of 5

Congressional Bills

Box 5 of 5

Congressional Record

Box 5 of 5

Conferences

Box 5 of 5

Office of Academic Programs

Box 5 of 5

Bicentennial

Box 5 of 5

Broadcasts

Box 5 of 5

Environment Seminars

Box 5 of 5

Micro-Projection Systems

Box 5 of 5

Reading is Fundamental

Box 5 of 5

International Exchange Service

Box 5 of 5

Multi Expo

Box 5 of 5

Man's Environment - Press Kit

Box 5 of 5

Second Symposium

Box 5 of 5

Man's Environment - Speeches

Box 5 of 5

Man's Environment - Clippings

Box 5 of 5

Man's Environment - Biographical Material

Box 5 of 5

Man's Environment - Background Material

Box 5 of 5

Pictures on Man's Environment Symposium

Box 5 of 5