SIA RU000521, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Contracts and Procurement Office, Grant Proposals, 1963-1984

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Summary

These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, drafts, revisions, final copies, budgets, notes, and background data documenting proposals to outside organizations for contracts and grants to support the scientific research program of the SAO. Included are records concerning proposals submitted to government agencies (especially the National Aeronautics and Space Administration), universities, foreign governments, and private corporations.

Creator

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Contracts and Procurement Office

Subject

  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Contracts and Procurement Office
  • United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Notes

  • For a description of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's (SAO) Contracts and Procurement Office, see record unit 522.
  • Folder list in control file.
  • For a further history of the creating unit, refer to the highlightedlink "Forms part of" above.

Organization

(1) Contract and grant proposals, 1963-1980, accession number 85-213; (2) contract and grant proposals, 1980-1984, accession number 88-060

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1963
  • 1963-1984

Topic

Astrophysical observatories

Form/Genre

  • Mixed archival materials
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA RU000521

Physical description

45 cu. ft. (45 record storage boxes)