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Accession 97-018,  Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary,  150th Anniversary Program Records, 1992-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Title: 150th Anniversary Program Records
Dates: 1992-1996
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-018
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the celebration of the Smithsonian's 150th anniversary. They include preparations for the Sesquicentennial; the work of the 150th Community Committee; the 150th Marketing Committee; the 150th Program Committee; the 150th Corporate Partner Program; discrete project files from the 150th Coordinator and Project Directors; issues of the TORCH from the sesquicentennial year; records of the America's Smithsonian traveling exhibition; the Birthday on the Mall; the Smithsonian anniversary bell; the 150th commemorative coin; and other aspects of the program. Materials include correspondence and minutes, exhibition files, and event publicity.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the files of the 150th Anniversary Program and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary, including the 150th Community Committee, 150th Marketing Committee and 150th Program Committee; committee files from the early phase and implementation phase; files of the 150th Corporate Partner Program; discrete project files (from 150th Coordinator and Project Directors); files relating to the America's Smithsonian traveling exhibition, and information on the anniversaries of other institutions and organizations. Also included are issues of the Torch from the 150th Anniversary year.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-018, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, 150th Anniversary Program Records

Container List

Box 1

Marc Pachter's Report of February 1993/Early Steps, 1988-1992

Box 1 of 4

150th Committees Minutes

Box 1 of 4

Ideas and Proposals: Early Research

Box 1 of 4

150th Steering Committee Organizational Records

Box 1 of 4

150th Steering Committee Minutes (3 folders)

Box 1 of 4

150th Plan Development

Box 1 of 4

150th Steering Committee Plan

Box 1 of 4

150th Final Plan and Distribution

Box 1 of 4

150th Logo

Box 1 of 4

150th Logo Graphics Standards Manual

Box 1 of 4

150th Logo Requests/Approvals

Box 1 of 4

1996 Calendar

Box 1 of 4

150th Coordinating Committee Files, December 1994-June 1996 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Issues Files: Smithsonian Institution Letterhead

Box 1 of 4

Issues Files: Inquiries

Box 1 of 4

Issues Files: Latino Programming

Box 1 of 4

Issues Files: Smithsonian Music

Box 1 of 4

150th Community Committee

Box 1 of 4

150th Community Committee Minutes of Meetings and Projects

Box 1 of 4

150th Community Committee Correspondence

Box 1 of 4

150th Community Committee Folklife Festival Project

Box 1 of 4

150th Community Committee Birthday on the Mall Projects

Box 1 of 4

150th Community Committee Great Smithsonian Giveaway

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

150th Marketing Team Minutes of Meetings and Projects

Box 2 of 4

150th Program Committee Minutes of Meetings and Projects

Box 2 of 4

150th Corporate Partner Program (files from 150th Coordinator, Institutional Advancement, and Development)

Box 2 of 4

150th Corporate Partner Program Graphics Manual (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

150th Corporate Partner Program Image Bank

Box 2 of 4

150th Corporate Partner Program Advisory Group ("Taste Panel")

Box 2 of 4

150th Corporate Partner Program - CBS as Broadcast Partner

Box 2 of 4

Discrete Projects (files from 150th Coordinator and Project Directors, as indicated)

"1846: Portrait of a Nation" (Barbara Hart)

Box 2 of 4

"Artists at Work: A Smithsonian Celebration of Staff Creativity" (Roslyn Walker)

Box 2 of 4

Banners for the Mall and Smithsonian Buildings (Mary Grace Potter)

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Bell (Claire Muldoon) (7 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Birthday Party on the Mall: August 10-11, 1996 (Richard Kurin)

Box 2 of 4

Birthday Party - Organizational Files and Credentials

Box 2 of 4

Birthday Party - Souvenirs and Staff Poster

Box 2 of 4

Birthday Party - Publicity Files

Box 2 of 4

Birthday Party - Speeches of August 10, 1996

Box 2 of 4

Commemorative Coins, issued August 7, 1996 (Pablita Abeyta)

Box 2 of 4

Commemorative Stamp, issued February 7, 1996 (Claire Muldoon)

Box 2 of 4

Coral Reef Symposium at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Ira Rubinoff)

Box 2 of 4

England Connections: Smithsonian National Board visit in April 1996 and other contacts (Marie Mattson and Michael Robinson) (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Flag and Mace Redesign (Claire Muldoon)

Box 3 of 4

Folklife Festival: "Working at the Smithsonian" (Richard Kurin)

Box 3 of 4

"From Smithson to Smithsonian" (Pamela Henson)

Box 3 of 4

George Washington University/Smithsonian Institution joint professorship in museum studies (Alicia Gonzalez)

Box 3 of 4

Home Page and Online Issues

Box 3 of 4

Masonic Ceremony: Reenactment of Laying of the Smithsonian Building Cornerstone, May 1, 1997 (Clair Muldoon)

Box 3 of 4

"Museums in the New Millenium" symposium, September 5-7, 1996 (Rex Ellis)

Box 3 of 4

Olympics: Southern Crossroads Festival (Richard Kurin)

Box 3 of 4

Open Houses (Tom Lawrence)

Box 3 of 4

Presidential Proclamation (John Berry)

Box 3 of 4

150th Pins for Guards and Volunteers (Clair Muldoon)

Box 3 of 4

150th Products (merchandise) (Roland Banscher)

Box 3 of 4

Promotion/Publicity (general) (David Umansky)

Box 3 of 4

Regents' Consideration of 150th

Box 3 of 4

Scholarly Leadership Program (Neil Kotler)

Box 3 of 4

"Smithsonian Minutes" (Marie Mattson) (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Staff Engagement Calendar (Claire Muldoon)

Box 3 of 4

Staff Photo Contest (Lorie Aceto)

Box 3 of 4

T-Shirt for Staff (Tom Lawrence)

Box 3 of 4

Tournament of Roses (Marie Mattson)

Box 3 of 4

Unsung Hero Awards (Chandra Heilman)

Box 3 of 4

America's Smithsonian (Michael Carrigan/Ellen Dorn)

Organizational Documents (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

General Publicity

Box 3 of 4

Venue: Los Angeles, California: 1/2 - 3/10/1996

Box 3 of 4

Venue: Kansas City, Missouri: 4/10 - 5/19/1996

Box 3 of 4

Venue: New York, New York: 6/11 - 7/24/1996

Box 3 of 4

Venue: Houston, Texas: 12/6 - 1/12/1997

Box 3 of 4

Venue: Portland, Oregon: 3/28 - 5/6/1997

Box 3 of 4

"America's Smithsonian" CD-ROM

Box 3 of 4

"Voices of Discovery"

Box 3 of 4

Secretarial Role in 150th

Memos and Articles

Box 3 of 4

Proposed Roles for Mr. Adams

Box 3 of 4

Torch issues from 150th anniversary year (Ana Acosta)

Box 3 of 4

Other Celebrations (150th Coordinator)

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Videos: CBS: Bell/Whitechapel Foundry; DC Coverage of Bell Unveiling: Fox News: Stamp

Box 4 of 4

Videos: Bell Casting, Tuning; CBS: "Smithsonian: Fantastic Journey"

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) Update, 1996-1997

Box 4 of 4

The Year of Decision: 1846 (book)

Box 4 of 4