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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 575

Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs

Subject Files, 1975, 1978, 1980-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1975, 1978, 1980-1986
Quantity: 14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 575
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit documents the work of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, Paul N. Perrot, over a substantial period of his tenure and the tenure of his successor, William N. Richards, Jr. Records concern issues of general Smithsonian Institution administration and policy, as well as topics dealing with specific museums and Smithsonian programs.

Among the subjects documented are planning for the Quadrangle Museum Project, the work of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and the National Museum Act of 1966.

Descriptive Entry

This record unit documents the work of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, Paul N. Perrot, over a substantial period of his tenure and the tenure of his successor, William N. Richards. Records concern issues of general Smithsonian Institution administration and policy, as well as more specific topics dealing with specific museums and Smithsonian programs. Among the subjects documented are planning for the Quadrangle Museum project, the work of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and the National Museum Act of 1966.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 575, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Miscellaneous Subjects - Deaccession in Smithsonian

Box 1 of 15

National Museum of African Art, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

National Air and Space Museum, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

Freer Gallery of Art, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

Kennedy Center

Box 1 of 15

National Museum of American History, 1984-1986

Box 1 of 15

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1982-1983 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 15

NMNH - Evans Hall, 1980-1982

Box 1 of 15

National Gallery of Art, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

National Museum of American Art, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

National Portrait Gallery, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

National Zoological Park, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 15

Renwick Gallery, 1981-1986 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 15

Archaeometry, 1983-1984

Box 1 of 15

Box 2

Smithsonian Archives, 1983-1986 (6 folders)

Box 2 of 15

Associates - Smithsonian Regional and National, 1982

Box 2 of 15

Assistant Secretary for Administration - Announcements, 1983-1985 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 15

Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, 1985-1986

Box 2 of 15

Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1982-1985

Box 2 of 15

Candidates for Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs

Box 2 of 15

Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, 1975-1985

Box 2 of 15

Assistant Secretary for Science, 1982-1986

Box 2 of 15

Assistant Secretary for History and Art, 1981-1986

Box 2 of 15

Audits, 1981-1986

Box 2 of 15

Box 3

Smithsonian Budget, 1983-1987 (8 folders)

Box 3 of 15

Building Manager, 1981-1986 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 15

Collections Management, 1981-1986 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 15

Revised OM 808, 1984-1986

Box 3 of 15

Collection Inventory, 1981-1986

Box 3 of 15

Box 4

Collection Inventory, 1981-1986 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 15

Collection Management, 1981

Box 4 of 15

Collections - Smithsonian Development Policy

Box 4 of 15

Conservation Analytical Laboratory, 1983-1986 (5 folders)

Box 4 of 15

Smithsonian Council, 1983-1985 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 15

Energy Conservation, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 15

Management Committee, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 15

Box 5

Executive Committee, 1983-1984 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 15

Executive Resources Board, 1984-1986 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 15

Office of Design and Construction, 1981-1986

Box 5 of 15

Equal Employment Opportunity, 1984-1986

Box 5 of 15

Office of Exhibits Central, 1982-1986

Box 5 of 15

Office of Facilities Services, 1985

Box 5 of 15

Office of Fellowships and Grants, 1981-1986

Box 5 of 15

Box 6

Office of General Counsel, 1978-1986 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 15

Smithsonian Handicap Program, 1983-1984

Box 6 of 15

Office of Horticulture, 1981-1984 (6 folders)

Box 6 of 15

Office of Horticulture - East Garden (Sensory) (2 folders)

Box 6 of 15

Office of Information Resource Management, 1982-1985

Box 6 of 15

Box 7

Office of International Activities, 1983-1986 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 15

Mall Lighting, 1975-1985

Box 7 of 15

Mall - General, 1981-1985

Box 7 of 15

Management Analysis Office, 1982-1986

Box 7 of 15

Membership and Development, 1981-1985 (3 folders)

Box 7 of 15

Metrication, 1982-1986

Box 7 of 15

Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1983-1985 (5 folders)

Box 7 of 15

Box 8

Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1983-1985 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 15

Museum Support Center, 1981-1985 (5 folders)

Box 8 of 15

Box 9

Museum Support Center, 1981-1985 (9 folders)

Box 9 of 15

National Museum Act, 1983-1985 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 15

Mecklenburg Report

Box 9 of 15

Native American Program, 1984-1985

Box 9 of 15

Office of Personnel Administration, 1981-1986

Box 9 of 15

Office of Plant Services, 1981-1986

Box 9 of 15

Box 10

Smithsonian Press, 1981-1985

Box 10 of 15

Product Development

Box 10 of 15

Office of Protection Services, 1981-1986 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 15

Office of Public Affairs, 1981-1986

Box 10 of 15

Smithsonian Publishing Council, 1983-1984 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 15

Smithsonian Regents, 1983-1985 (3 folders)

Box 10 of 15

Office of the Registrar, 1983-1986 (3 folders)

Box 10 of 15

Office of the Registrar - Mission Statement

Box 10 of 15

Seminars and Symposia, 1981-1984 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 15

Secretary Adams, 1984-1986 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 15

Box 11

Secretary Adams, 1984-1986 (2 folders)

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Adams - Columbus Quincentenary

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Statue of Liberty Centennial

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Gibran Exhibit (S. Amman), 1984-1985

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley, 1984 (2 folders)

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - "Treasures"

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Sims Endowment

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley, 1983. Includes Paul N. Perrot Letter of resignation

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Heritage Trust

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Vatican Project

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Thailand Exhibit, 1983

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Waldburg-Wolfegg/Waldesmuller Map, 1983

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Smithson Will Centennial

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Japan Exhibit

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Treaty of Paris, 1983

Box 11 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Coretta Scott King correspondence

Box 11 of 15

Box 12

Secretary Ripley, 1983 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 15

Secretary Ripley - OM 827 and 688 (Standards), 1983

Box 12 of 15

Secretary Ripley - Maryland Exhibit

Box 12 of 15

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), 1983-1985 (4 folders)

Box 12 of 15

SITES Saudi Arabia Exhibit

Box 12 of 15

SITES Quarterly Reports, 1984

Box 12 of 15

SITES - "Myth v. Reality" (Hollywood)

Box 12 of 15

"Vaults of Memory"

Box 12 of 15

SITES - Topham

Box 12 of 15

SITES - Personnel

Box 12 of 15

SITES - Education Department

Box 12 of 15

SITES - Office of Exhibits Central Space Needs

Box 12 of 15

SITES - General (2 folders)

Box 12 of 15

SITES - Schweitzer Photographs

Box 12 of 15

SITES - Bhutan Exhibit

Box 12 of 15

SITES - Bulgaria Exhibit

Box 12 of 15

South Quadrangle Space (SDR/PH)

Box 12 of 15

Box 13

South Quadrangle: Saudi Arabia - Smithsonian Agreement, 1984

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: United Arab Emirates, 1982-1983

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Bahrain, 1983

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Letters written on first Middle East Trip, 1981

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Southeast Asia Fund Raising Travel (Ripley), 1982-1984

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Trip to Middle East with Secretary Ripley, 1983

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Letters before and after Egypt Trip, 1982

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Qatar, 1982-1983

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Kuwait, 1982-1983

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Oman, 1983

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Letters to Middle Eastern Countries and U.S. Personnel re: Brochure, 1982

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Employment Candidates

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Senegal

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: General, 1982 (2 folders)

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Walkways, 1982-1983

Box 13 of 15

South Quadrangle: Fund Raising, 1982

Box 13 of 15

Smithsonian World, 1981-1985 (2 folders)

Box 13 of 15

Space Needs - History and Art

Box 13 of 15

Box 14

Special Exhibits Fund, 1985

Box 14 of 15

Discovery Statue

Box 14 of 15

Smithsonian Treasurer, 1981-1986

Box 14 of 15

Under Secretary Anderson

Box 14 of 15

Under Secretary Hughes, 1982-1985

Box 14 of 15

White House Museum

Box 14 of 15

Women's Committee

Box 14 of 15

Woodrow Wilson Center, 1981-1983

Box 14 of 15

Arts & Industries Building, 1980-1985 (6 folders)

Box 14 of 15

Box 15

Arts & Industries Building, 1980-1985 (3 folders)

Box 15 of 15