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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-127

National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director

Administrative Records, 1986-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1986-1995
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-127
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), primarily under Director Frank H. Talbot, 1988-1994, and Acting Director Donald J. Ortner, 1994-1995. Included are records on NMNH exhibitions; fund raising special projects; NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; NMNH exhibitions; and relations between NMNH and Smithsonian administration.

Descriptive Entry

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) primarily under Director Frank H. Talbot, 1988-1994, and Acting Director Donald J. Ortner, 1994-1995. Included are records on NMNH exhibitions; fund raising; special projects; NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; and relations between NMNH and Smithsonian administration.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-127, National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director, Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

Science Committee, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 2

Association of Science Museum Directors, 1993

Box 1 of 2

Minimum Critical Size Project, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 2

Repatriation Office, 1993

Box 1 of 2

State of the Museum, 1992

Box 1 of 2

5-Year Goals, 1992

Box 1 of 2

Taiwan, 1993

Box 1 of 2

Public Programs Plan, 1991

Box 1 of 2

Departmental Plans, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous Internal Memoranda, 1994

Box 1 of 2

SI Administrative Review, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 2

State of the Museum, 1991

Box 1 of 2

Don Ortner Correspondence and Memoranda, 1994

Box 1 of 2

Baucus Bill, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 2

Repatriation Policy, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Directions and Goals for the 21st Century/Hoffmann

Box 1 of 2

Research Training Program, 1994-1995 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Arctic Studies Center, 1992

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Robert McC. Adams, 1986, 1991

Box 2 of 2

African American Museum, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Associate Director, Research, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Beltsville, 1989, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Chairman's Meetings, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 2

Council of Bureau Directors, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Congress, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Collections, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Collection Information System, undated

Box 2 of 2

Development, 1988-1993

Box 2 of 2

Directors Funds, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Discretionary Funds, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Director's Circle, 1989-1991

Box 2 of 2

Staff Programs, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 2

Entomology Chair Search, 1986

Box 2 of 2

Exhibits, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Geology, Gems and Minerals Hall, 1992

Box 2 of 2

Human Origins, 1989-1991

Box 2 of 2

Native American Halls, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Marine Station, 1986-1991

Box 2 of 2

"A Guide to Rights, Responsibilities, and Privileges for the Scientific Support Staff," 1985

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Council, 1980-1989

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Marine Station Building, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Victor Springer, 1991

Box 2 of 2

Organization Charts

Box 2 of 2

Entomology, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Retreat, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Senate of Scientists, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Laboratory of Molecular Systematics, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Public Programs Policy, 1991

Box 2 of 2

Quest, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Museum Shop, 1989

Box 2 of 2

National Zoological Park, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Newsletter for Friends, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Professional Accomplishment and Evaluation Committee, 1989-1991

Box 2 of 2

Research, 1991

Box 2 of 2

Facts, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 2

Janet Goman, 1988

Box 2 of 2

History

Box 2 of 2

Robert S. Hoffmann, 1988

Box 2 of 2

Mineral Sciences, 1986

Box 2 of 2

All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Vision 2000

Box 2 of 2

SI Diving Control Board, 1993

Box 2 of 2

National Biodiversity Task Force, 1993

Box 2 of 2

MacArthur Foundation, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Miscellany

Box 2 of 2