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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 500

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars

Records, 1973-1979

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Title: Records
Dates: 1973-1979
Quantity: 9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 500
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records, maintained by Wilton S. Dillon, consist of correspondence, memoranda, background research material, invitations, brochures, resumes, photographs, grant information, publication contracts, symposia schedules, and other administrative records for the following symposia: The Nature of Scientific Discovery celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of Copernicus; Outlook for Space; The United States in the World; Kin and Communities: The Peopling of America; and for a number of activities celebrating the centennial of the birth of Albert Einstein.

Historical Note

During the period 1973 to 1979, Wilton S. Dillon was director of the Office of Symposia and Seminars.

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Descriptive Entry

The records, kept by Wilton S. Dillon, consist of correspondence, memoranda, background research material, invitations, brochures, resumes, photographs, grant information, publication contracts, symposia schedules, and other administrative records for the following events: the Nature of Scientific Discovery symposium celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of Copernicus, the Outlook for Space symposium, the United States in the World symposium, the Kin and Community: the Peopling of America symposium, and a number of activities celebrating the centennial of the birth of Albert Einstein.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 500, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Symposia and Seminars, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Copernicus

Proposals

Box 1 of 9

Meetings

Box 1 of 9

Prospectus

Box 1 of 9

Workshops

Box 1 of 9

J. Neyman (Copernican volume)

Box 1 of 9

Public Relations, News/Press Releases, TV/Radio, etc.

Box 1 of 9

Cunio/Piszek

Box 1 of 9

Congressional

Box 1 of 9

Chairman/Committees

Box 1 of 9

Exhibits

Box 1 of 9

Films

Box 1 of 9

Hotel Reservations

Box 1 of 9

Lectures

Box 1 of 9

Letters (Advisory Committee)

Box 1 of 9

O. Gingerich (Editor)

Box 1 of 9

Budget/Financing

Box 1 of 9

Planning - Programming

Box 1 of 9

Symposium - Incoming

Box 1 of 9

Fifth International Symposium Medals - Hodgkins/Copernicus Society

Box 1 of 9

Hodgkins Medal

Box 1 of 9

Copernicus Materials Required for Exhibition - pending

Box 1 of 9

Copernicus Picture - New York City

Box 1 of 9

Letters of Invitation for Copernicus Symposium

Box 1 of 9

Program - Copernicus Symposium

Box 1 of 9

UNESCO/Copernicus

Box 1 of 9

Science and the Liberal Arts/Copernicus Symposium

Box 1 of 9

Copernicus receptions, banquets, etc.

Box 1 of 9

Karol Estreiker/Copernicus Symposium

Box 1 of 9

Presidential Proclamation - Nicolaus Copernicus Week

Box 1 of 9

Funding from Copernicus Society of America

Box 1 of 9

Polish-American Relations

Box 1 of 9

Symposium Papers

Box 1 of 9

Baskin Copernicus Poster

Box 1 of 9

U.S. Copernicus Stamp

Box 1 of 9

Copernicus Fund Raising

Box 1 of 9

Other Copernican Celebrations

Box 1 of 9

Charles Eames

Box 1 of 9

Itek Copernicus Material

Box 1 of 9

Hodgkins Medal

Box 1 of 9

Box 2

Education Day, April 26, 1973, Copernicus Symposium

Box 2 of 9

Polish Posters

Box 2 of 9

First day ceremony and luncheon, April 23, 1973

Box 2 of 9

Things to Save for Frances

Box 2 of 9

All Symposium??

Box 2 of 9

Planning behind 5th symposium

Box 2 of 9

Copernicus: Press Releases and clippings

Box 2 of 9

Colloquia on: Interplay of science, literature, and art

Box 2 of 9

Comments, aftermath of Symposium

Box 2 of 9

Symposium volume

Box 2 of 9

Edward Haskell

Box 2 of 9

Space Age Children

Box 2 of 9

Innovation in Technology

Box 2 of 9

Jacob Bronowski and the "Descent of Man"

Box 2 of 9

Box 3

Outlook for Space, October 1974

NASA "Outlook for Space" Conference, October 1-8, 1974

Box 3 of 9

Daniel Bell Paper

Box 3 of 9

Outlook: lists; people

Box 3 of 9

Bibliography

Box 3 of 9

NASA participants: biographies

Box 3 of 9

Conference notebook (blue folder)

Box 3 of 9

Discussants/Biographies

Box 3 of 9

Charles Price

Box 3 of 9

Critical Choice

Box 3 of 9

Meeting Schedule

Box 3 of 9

"News Report"

Box 3 of 9

Press Release and newspaper clippings

Box 3 of 9

Discussants/Questions

Box 3 of 9

Readings I

Box 3 of 9

Readings II

Box 3 of 9

Readings III

Box 3 of 9

Reports

Box 3 of 9

Requests for Proceedings

Box 3 of 9

G. Robinson's book

Box 3 of 9

Travel Schedules

Box 3 of 9

2 Reel-to-Reel audio tapes & 1 cassette tape (loose)

Box 3 of 9

Box 4

United States in the World, September-October 1976

"For Better or Worse: The American Influence on the World," Davis and Benson

Box 4 of 9

Invitations

Box 4 of 9

Regrets (foreign)

Box 4 of 9

Regrets (American)

Box 4 of 9

No Shows

Box 4 of 9

Courtesy invitations/acceptances

Box 4 of 9

Regrets for Conference Activities/courtesy list

Box 4 of 9

American Invitees - No Funds

Box 4 of 9

American Invitees - Full Funding

Box 4 of 9

Foreign Invitees - Some Funds

Box 4 of 9

Foreign Invitees - Full Funding

Box 4 of 9

Foreign Invitees - No Funds

Box 4 of 9

Box 5

ACLS correspondence

Box 5 of 9

ASA correspondence

Box 5 of 9

Biographical data - Conference planners

Box 5 of 9

Budgets and Finance

Box 5 of 9

China

Box 5 of 9

Closing ceremony/lunch

Box 5 of 9

Conference program

Box 5 of 9

Embassy mailings

Box 5 of 9

Parking and meeting facilities

Box 5 of 9

Food (receptions, lunches, other catering)

Box 5 of 9

Free-Day tours

Box 5 of 9

Fund Raising Letters

Box 5 of 9

General correspondence/inquiries

Box 5 of 9

Other hospitality ideas

Box 5 of 9

Insurance

Box 5 of 9

Intra-city transportation

Box 5 of 9

IREX

Box 5 of 9

Jazz Concert

Box 5 of 9

Carla - meeting notes

Box 5 of 9

Opening Ceremony/Kennedy Center

Box 5 of 9

Photos

Box 5 of 9

Participant kits

Box 5 of 9

Printing/Design/Logo

Box 5 of 9

Protocol

Box 5 of 9

Readings/Reprints

Box 5 of 9

Regional Conferences

Box 5 of 9

Registration

Box 5 of 9

Related programs

Box 5 of 9

Rockefeller Foundation

Box 5 of 9

Schedules

Box 5 of 9

Session summaries

Box 5 of 9

State/USIA

Box 5 of 9

State Department Reception

Box 5 of 9

Thank you notes

Box 5 of 9

Theme and Program

Box 5 of 9

Tickets sent

Box 5 of 9

Transcript and paper requests

Box 5 of 9

Travel

Box 5 of 9

Volunteers

Box 5 of 9

White House

Box 5 of 9

Welcoming reception

Box 5 of 9

Wine

Box 5 of 9

WWICS

Box 5 of 9

Yugoslavia

Box 5 of 9

Cable Traffic: Incoming and Outgoing

Box 5 of 9

Box 6

United States in the World, October 1976 - Papers Presented

Ahmad - IIA

Box 6 of 9

Ngubo - IIA

Box 6 of 9

El Calamawy - IIB

Box 6 of 9

Armytage - IIB

Box 6 of 9

Gattegno - IIB

Box 6 of 9

Gyllenhammar - IIC

Box 6 of 9

Bassett - IID

Box 6 of 9

Calvo - IID

Box 6 of 9

Hersaa - IIIA

Box 6 of 9

Zevi - IIIA

Box 6 of 9

Sivaraksa - IIIB

Box 6 of 9

Horn - IIIB

Box 6 of 9

Mudimbe-Boyi - IIIB

Box 6 of 9

Delaunay - IIIC

Box 6 of 9

Gillett - IIIC

Box 6 of 9

Makavejev - IIID

Box 6 of 9

Fuksiewicz - IIID

Box 6 of 9

Session Transcripts

Box 6 of 9

United States in the World, October 1976 - Speakers

Ahmad, Egbal

Box 6 of 9

Anderson, Doris

Box 6 of 9

Armytage, W.

Box 6 of 9

Banham, R.

Box 6 of 9

Barco, V.

Box 6 of 9

Barna, Y.

Box 6 of 9

Bassett, M.

Box 6 of 9

Beckwith, John

Box 6 of 9

Ben-David, J.

Box 6 of 9

Berendt, J.

Box 6 of 9

Bindary, A.

Box 6 of 9

Boldizsar, I.

Box 6 of 9

Bondy, F.

Box 6 of 9

Borlin, M.

Box 6 of 9

Bourgeois-Pichat

Box 6 of 9

Briggs, A.

Box 6 of 9

Calvo, R.

Box 6 of 9

Clement, A.

Box 6 of 9

Cunliffe, M.

Box 6 of 9

Dedijer, S.

Box 6 of 9

Delaunay, C.

Box 6 of 9

El-Calamawy, S.

Box 6 of 9

Flit-Stern, I.

Box 6 of 9

Fuksiewicz, J.

Box 6 of 9

Gattegno, C.

Box 6 of 9

Gillett, C.

Box 6 of 9

Goldschmidt-Clermont, Y.

Box 6 of 9

Guvenc, B.

Box 6 of 9

Gyllenhammer, P.

Box 6 of 9

Hafid, A.

Box 6 of 9

Hermeren, G.

Box 6 of 9

Hersaa, J.

Box 6 of 9

Horn, M.

Box 6 of 9

Hu King

Box 6 of 9

Husen, T.

Box 6 of 9

Ikuta, T.

Box 6 of 9

Kinloch, H.

Box 6 of 9

Keynan, A.

Box 6 of 9

Kocka, J.

Box 6 of 9

Kohler, F.

Box 6 of 9

Kwapong, A.

Box 6 of 9

Liu, T.

Box 6 of 9

MacLeod, R.

Box 6 of 9

Makavejev, D.

Box 6 of 9

Mardin, S.

Box 6 of 9

Menshikova, M.

Box 6 of 9

Mudimbe-Boy, M.

Box 6 of 9

Muntanola Thornberg, J.

Box 6 of 9

Ngubo, A.

Box 6 of 9

Oda, M.

Box 6 of 9

Petric, V.

Box 6 of 9

Pomerance, M.

Box 6 of 9

Probald, F.

Box 6 of 9

Sachs, I.

Box 6 of 9

Salas, R.

Box 6 of 9

Samii, A.

Box 6 of 9

Seymour-Ure, C.

Box 6 of 9

Sinclair, B.

Box 6 of 9

Sivaraksa, S.

Box 6 of 9

Sowande, F.

Box 6 of 9

Teodori, M.

Box 6 of 9

Toba, K.

Box 6 of 9

Tracy, M.

Box 6 of 9

Tripathi, D.

Box 6 of 9

Velazquez, G.

Box 6 of 9

Zevi, B.

Box 6 of 9

Ziman, J.

Box 6 of 9

United States in the World, October 1976 - American Discussants

Barnet, R.

Box 6 of 9

Barnovw, E.

Box 6 of 9

Berman, M.

Box 6 of 9

Byerly, T.

Box 6 of 9

Chase, G.

Box 6 of 9

Cochran, T.

Box 6 of 9

Diggins, J.

Box 6 of 9

Feld, B.

Box 6 of 9

Fitzgerald, F.

Box 6 of 9

Fornari, H.

Box 6 of 9

Friedenberg, E.

Box 6 of 9

Hitchcock, H.

Box 6 of 9

Hitchcock, H.R.

Box 6 of 9

Kessler-Harris, A.

Box 6 of 9

Knowles, J.

Box 6 of 9

Kozmetsky, G.

Box 6 of 9

Lee, S.

Box 6 of 9

Leyda, J.

Box 6 of 9

Kingsbury, M.

Box 6 of 9

Mauldin, W.

Box 6 of 9

Pursell, C.

Box 6 of 9

Raskin, M.

Box 6 of 9

Box 7

Rosenberg, H.

Box 7 of 9

Schiffrin, A.

Box 7 of 9

Sklar, R.

Box 7 of 9

Sullivan, W.

Box 7 of 9

Vogel, D.

Box 7 of 9

United States in the World, 1976

Paper givers

Box 7 of 9

Chairpersons and commentators

Box 7 of 9

American Commentators - Discussants

Box 7 of 9

American Participants - Suggested

Box 7 of 9

Foreign Participants - Suggested

Box 7 of 9

United States in the World, October 1976 - Speakers

Menshikova - IA

Box 7 of 9

Salas - IB

Box 7 of 9

Samil - IB

Box 7 of 9

Goldschmitt-Clermont - IC

Box 7 of 9

Nag Chaudhuri - IC

Box 7 of 9

Sinclair - ID

Box 7 of 9

Flit - ID

Box 7 of 9

Kin and Communities, 1976

Readings for Speakers

Box 7 of 9

Around the Mall and Beyond

Box 7 of 9

Genealogy: Guides and Indexes

Box 7 of 9

Digging for Roots

Box 7 of 9

Family Chronicles: Coming of Age in America

Box 7 of 9

Write your life story in 7 days

Box 7 of 9

Primary Sources for researching the family history

Box 7 of 9

Everybody is climbing their family tree

Box 7 of 9

How can you find your ancestors?

Box 7 of 9

SI urges public to dig at the family tree

Box 7 of 9

What do you know about your kinfolk?

Box 7 of 9

Genealogical flurry

Box 7 of 9

Preserving lore of bygone years

Box 7 of 9

New interest in genealogy

Box 7 of 9

How to interview your grandparents

Box 7 of 9

Interest in Blacks in genealogy is gaining

Box 7 of 9

Is the American family dying?

Box 7 of 9

Margaret Mead - Redbook Magazine

Box 7 of 9

Where's the American family going

Box 7 of 9

Jewish Forebearers Emerge in Stories

Box 7 of 9

Blacks discover Indian Ancestry

Box 7 of 9

Shared Legacy: Why Whites Watched Roots

Box 7 of 9

Goodman - A Rootless Society Digs In

Box 7 of 9

Hendin - The Ties Don't Bind

Box 7 of 9

Novak - They're finding roots all over the world

Box 7 of 9

Cohen - The Mystery of Heritage

Box 7 of 9

Bronfenbrenner: The Calamitous Decline of the American Family

Box 7 of 9

Mead - Our Next Hundred years

Box 7 of 9

Eli Evans Article

Box 7 of 9

Hand-outs, etc. (3 folders)

Box 7 of 9

Newspaper originals

Box 7 of 9

Box 8

Press

Box 8 of 9

Press Releases (2 folders)

Box 8 of 9

Kin and Communities - Participants

Arensberg, C.

Box 8 of 9

Bailyn, Bernard

Box 8 of 9

Bowen, M.

Box 8 of 9

Botstein, L.

Box 8 of 9

Bourne, P.

Box 8 of 9

Bryce-Laporte, R.

Box 8 of 9

Butler, Robert

Box 8 of 9

Challinor, David

Box 8 of 9

Chapple, E.

Box 8 of 9

Culpepper, C.

Box 8 of 9

Cooper, W.

Box 8 of 9

De Riencourt, A.

Box 8 of 9

Demmert, W.

Box 8 of 9

Demos, J.

Box 8 of 9

Eisenberg, J.

Box 8 of 9

Elder, G.

Box 8 of 9

Fiske, E.

Box 8 of 9

Ford, A.

Box 8 of 9

Galbis, R.

Box 8 of 9

Getzels, J.

Box 8 of 9

Gutman, J.

Box 8 of 9

Haley, A.

Box 8 of 9

Hoffman, J.

Box 8 of 9

Hsu, F.

Box 8 of 9

Jackson, J.

Box 8 of 9

Jackson, P.

Box 8 of 9

Janeway, Elizabeth

Box 8 of 9

Jenni, Donald

Box 8 of 9

Kanter, R.

Box 8 of 9

Kleiman, Devra

Box 8 of 9

Kohl, S.

Box 8 of 9

Levine, R.

Box 8 of 9

Martin, J.

Box 8 of 9

Mitchell, W.

Box 8 of 9

Modell, J.

Box 8 of 9

Mooz, R. Peter

Box 8 of 9

Musto, D.

Box 8 of 9

Rosen, D.

Box 8 of 9

Rosenkrantz, B.

Box 8 of 9

Rothschild, A.

Box 8 of 9

Schneider, D.

Box 8 of 9

Shayon, R.

Box 8 of 9

Simon, J.

Box 8 of 9

Stewart, T. Dale

Box 8 of 9

Trivers, R.

Box 8 of 9

Vinovskis, M.

Box 8 of 9

Warren, D.

Box 8 of 9

Kin and Communities, 1976-1977 - Sessions

Future Research Opportunities (workshop)

Box 8 of 9

Families in Nature

Box 8 of 9

Where did Americans Come from and Why?

Box 8 of 9

Recording Oral Tradition (workshop)

Box 8 of 9

What Happened After They Got Here, #1

Box 8 of 9

Humanities and Families

Box 8 of 9

What Happened After They Got Here, #2

Box 8 of 9

Family Hindsight

Box 8 of 9

Family Artifacts and Images

Box 8 of 9

Re-evaluating the Asian-American Experience

Box 8 of 9

Family Documents (workshop)

Box 8 of 9

Families and the Media

Box 8 of 9

Family Photo Interpretation (workshop)

Box 8 of 9

Family Histories and the Liberal Arts

Box 8 of 9

Families and Communities as Educators

Box 8 of 9

Whither Kinship in Industrial Society?

Box 8 of 9

Aries

Box 8 of 9

Chapple Session

Box 8 of 9

Possible Participants, 1976

Box 8 of 9

Box 9

Kin and Communities, 1976-1977

Possible Participants, 1977

Box 9 of 9

Participants, 1976

Box 9 of 9

Family Policy Forum, 1976

Box 9 of 9

Lichtman workshop, 1976

Box 9 of 9

Opening Ceremony, 1977

Box 9 of 9

Albert Einstein Centennial, 1979-1980

Einstein

Box 9 of 9

Einstein: Programs & Budget

Box 9 of 9

Conference Packet

Box 9 of 9

Press Release

Box 9 of 9

Participants (potential)

Box 9 of 9

Einstein Symposium, 1979-1980

Box 9 of 9

Einstein in China

Box 9 of 9

Torch article

Box 9 of 9

Dibner Library exhibit

Box 9 of 9

Other Einstein seminars and observances

Box 9 of 9

Institute for Advanced Study

Box 9 of 9

Press

Box 9 of 9

Wilson Center

Box 9 of 9

Reprint

Box 9 of 9

Teachers Workshop

Box 9 of 9

Resources - Films, books

Box 9 of 9

Various publications on Einstein

Box 9 of 9