Budget Records, 1978-1994

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Consists of records documenting the budget activities of the observatory primarily under the directorship of Irwin I. Shapiro for the observatory and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. A small amount of records predate his tenure. The budget records include information about general and division-specific allotment, restricted endowment, and the trust fund program. Materials include financial prospectuses, proposals, narratives, reports, submissions, guidelines, and calls for plans.


  • Shapiro, Irwin I
  • Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1978
  • 1978-1994

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Budget
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy



Local number

SIA RS00617

Physical description

6 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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