Administrative Records, 1981-1995

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

Consists of records documenting various administrative activities of the National Museum of Natural History, under Directors Richard S. Fiske, 1980-1985; James C. Tyler, Acting Director, 1985, 1988; Robert S. Hoffmann, 1985-1988; Frank Talbot, 1988-1994; and Donald J. Ortner, Acting Director, 1994-1996. Materials include performance plans and personnel files, exhibition records, fund raising records, special project files, departmental reports, and records documenting relations between NMNH and Smithsonian administration.

Subject

  • Fiske, Richard S
  • Tyler, James C. 1935-
  • Hoffmann, Robert S
  • Ortner, Donald J
  • Talbot, Frank

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1981
  • 1981-1995

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

Natural history museums

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00009

Physical description

  • 1 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

Full Record

View Full Record