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Record Unit 527,  Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research,  Subject Files, circa 1979-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research
Title: Subject Files
Dates: circa 1979-1990
Quantity: 4.9 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 527
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of the files of Ross B. Simons and document his responsibilities in the science bureaus of the Smithsonian Institution, particularly its environmental programs.

The records include correspondence and memoranda, reports, fellowship information, minutes of meetings, and budget files. Researchers should also consult the records of the Assistant Secretary for Science and the Assistant Secretary for Research.

Historical Note

Until late 1985, the assistant secretary for Research was called the assistant secretary for Science. Ross B. Simons served as program manager in that office, 1976-1987. He was then named deputy assistant secretary for Research and served 1987- .

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of the files of Ross B. Simons through 1989 and document his responsibilities in the science bureaus of the Smithsonian Institution, particularly its environmental programs.

The records include correspondence and memoranda, reports, fellowship information, minutes of meetings, and budget files. Researchers should also consult the records of the assistant secretary for Science and the assistant secretary for Research.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 527, Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Subject Files

Container List

Box 1

AAZP, 1989

Box 1 of 10

Adey Review

Box 1 of 10

African American Museum, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 10

Agricultural Research Service (ARC)

Box 1 of 10

Anacostia Museum, 1989

Box 1 of 10

Amazon Ecosystem Research Program/Review

Box 1 of 10

Antarctic Policy

Box 1 of 10

Anthropology, 1989

Box 1 of 10

Archives of American Art, 1989

Box 1 of 10

Arts and Humanities Research Statement

Box 1 of 10

Audits

Box 1 of 10

BCI Bill, 1980-1983

Box 1 of 10

Behind the Scenes Volunteer Program, 1989

Box 1 of 10

Biological Diversity, 1988-1989 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 10

Budget & Planning Process

Box 1 of 10

Budget - Gramm-Rudman-Hollings, 1985-1986 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

Budget - Federal Reductions/Planning, 1981

Box 2 of 10

Budget - FY 1979

Box 2 of 10

C14 Program

Box 2 of 10

CARE Package Review

Box 2 of 10

Council of Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), 1988-1989 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

CBCES (3 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Council of Bureau Directors (COBD)/Council of Information and Education Directors (CIED), 1989

Box 2 of 10

Conservation Biology

Box 2 of 10

Conservation Research Center (CRC), 1988-1989

Box 2 of 10

Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design, 1989

Box 2 of 10

Cuba, 1979-1989

Box 2 of 10

Cubit-Norris

Box 2 of 10

Cultural Diversity, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 10

Curatorial Advancement, 1988-1989 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Design/Construction, Office of (ODC) - A&M - 1989

Box 2 of 10

Design/Construction, Office of (ODC) - 20-Year Plan, 1989

Box 2 of 10

Development, Office of (ODC, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 10

Development, Office of (ODC) - MacArthur Foundation

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

Development, Office of (OMD) - Mellon, 1989 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Diving Program, SI (General), 1987-1989 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Emergencies in the Field

Box 3 of 10

Environmental Conservation

Box 3 of 10

Environmental Management & Safety, Office of (OEMS)

Box 3 of 10

Experimental Gallery

Box 3 of 10

Facilities Classification Group, 1989

Box 3 of 10

Fellowships and Grants, Office of, 1989

Box 3 of 10

Field Collecting Policy (OM808) (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Friends of NZP (FONZ), 1988-1989 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Fujita, Dr. Marty, 1989

Box 3 of 10

Global Change (General), 1989 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

Gorgas Memorial Institute, 1989

Box 4 of 10

Helms, Christine - memos from

Box 4 of 10

Heye Foundation

Box 4 of 10

Information Resource Mgmt. (includes statistical computing) (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

International Activities Center (IAC), 1987-1989 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 10

International Environmental Science Program (IESP), 1989

Box 4 of 10

Institutional Studies

Box 4 of 10

Interagency Transfers

Box 4 of 10

Interior, U.S. Dept of

Box 4 of 10

International Agreements (China), 1980-1989 (8 folders)

Box 4 of 10

International Environmental Program, 1989

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

IUCN Parks Congress

Box 5 of 10

Joseph Henry Papers

Box 5 of 10

Karr Report, 1989

Box 5 of 10

Legislation - STRI/SAO, 1983-1984

Box 5 of 10

Link Port, Marine Station at, 1989

Box 5 of 10

Man & Biosphere (MAB)

Box 5 of 10

Marine Mammal Commission, 1989

Box 5 of 10

Migratory Bird Program, 1989

Box 5 of 10

Minimal Critical Size Ecosystems

Box 5 of 10

Monitoring Overseas Direct Employment

Box 5 of 10

MPALA Ranch, 1987-1989 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

National Faculty Exchange

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of American Art (NMAA), 1989

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of American Indian (NMAI), 1989

Box 5 of 10

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1984-1989 (4 folders)

Box 5 of 10

National Science Foundation (NSF), 1988-1990

Box 5 of 10

National Zoological Park (NZP) - General, 1988-1989 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

National Zoological Park (NZP) - Construction survey, 1989

Box 5 of 10

National Zoological Park (NZP) - Security, 1983-1984

Box 5 of 10

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - Curatorial positions, 1989

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - Extension, 1988-1989 (5 folders)

Box 6 of 10

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - Third Floor/East Wing Modifications, 1988

Box 6 of 10

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - General (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Nepal, 1987-1989 (3 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), 1984-1989 (4 folders)

Box 7 of 10

Overhead study

Box 7 of 10

Panama (General Info)

Box 7 of 10

Panama (Canal Alternatives Commission)

Box 7 of 10

Patents

Box 7 of 10

Peace Corps Information

Box 7 of 10

Peer Review Comm. 1986

Box 7 of 10

Performance Appraisal System through 1989

Box 7 of 10

Planning Statement Process

Box 7 of 10

Priority Call

Box 7 of 10

Preservation Policy

Box 7 of 10

Research Ethics & Misconduct

Box 7 of 10

Research Resources Program, 1988-1990

Box 7 of 10

Research Support Fund

Box 7 of 10

Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN)

Box 7 of 10

R&R, 1987-1988

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

SAO (CFA Library), 1987-1989

Box 8 of 10

SAO (general), 1987-1989

Box 8 of 10

SAO (Iota), 1988-1989

Box 8 of 10

SAO (miscellaneous), 1988-1989

Box 8 of 10

SAO (Multiple Mirror Telescope) (MMT), 1985-1989 (4 folders)

Box 8 of 10

SAO (Radio and Geoastronomy Division), 1980

Box 8 of 10

SAO (Submillimeter Array), 1985-1989

Box 8 of 10

Solar Monitoring Unit

Box 8 of 10

SAO Trips, 1987-1988 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

SERC, 1983-1990 (5 folders)

Box 8 of 10

SI 150th Anniversary, 1989-1990

Box 8 of 10

SI Archives (SIA), 1988-1989 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

SI Archives & Special Collections Council (SIASC), 1989

Box 9 of 10

SI Bibliographic Information System (SIBIS)

Box 9 of 10

SI Council

Box 9 of 10

SI Libraries (SIL), 1986-1989 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 10

Smithsonian Western Atlantic Mangrove Program, 1988

Box 9 of 10

Space Planning

Box 9 of 10

Sponsored Projects, Office of

Box 9 of 10

Step Up Program, 1989

Box 9 of 10

Strategic Planning

Box 9 of 10

STRI - Ancon, 1989

Box 9 of 10

STRI - Antofagasta

Box 9 of 10

STRI - General (3 folders)

Box 9 of 10

STRI - Reorganization, 1987-1988

Box 9 of 10

STRI - Panama, 1989

Box 9 of 10

STRI, 1988

Box 9 of 10

STRI - Barro Colorado Island Bill

Box 9 of 10

STRI - History (Moynihan)

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

STRI - Oil Sprill Project, 1986-1989 (6 folders)

Box 10 of 10

Transportation

Box 10 of 10

Trip - Panama, 1987

Box 10 of 10

Tressel, George

Box 10 of 10

University Relations, SI

Box 10 of 10

Venezuela - Hato Masagural

Box 10 of 10

Videohistory Project, 1989

Box 10 of 10

Whipple Observatory, Fred Lawrence (FLWO), 1983-1989 (4 folders)

Box 10 of 10

World Wildlife Fund, 1989

Box 10 of 10