Subject Files, 1979-1993

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the activities of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, during the tenure of Ross B. Simons, 1987-1992. The Office was responsible for the scientific bureaus of the Smithsonian Institution, particularly its environmental studies programs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, fellowship information, meeting minutes, and budget and financial records. Records dated prior to 1987 were created by Simons in his capacity as Program Manager in the office of the Assistant Secretary for Science, 1976-1987.

Creator

Smithsonian Institution Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences

Subject

  • Simons, Ross B
  • Smithsonian Institution Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Science

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

Alphabetic by subject

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1979
  • 1979-1993

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Science and the humanities
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration
  • Research

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00659

Physical description

  • 24 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 10 cu. ft. processed holdings