Subject Files, 1961-2006

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the administrative activities of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service during the tenures of William W. Warner, Assistant Secretary for Public Service (Acting), 1968, and Assistant Secretary, 1969-1971; Julian T. Euell, Assistant Secretary for Public Service (Acting), 1972, and Assistant Secretary, 1973-1983; Peter Seitel, Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1983-1984; Ralph Rinzler, Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1984-1990, and Assistant Secretary Emeritus, 1990-1994; and James C. Early, Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1990-1992, Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, 1992-1994, and Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs, 1995. Some materials were created after the position was abolished, but document a continuation of programs and activities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; reports; budget summaries; committee, conference, symposium, and special event information; fundraising and grant records; meeting agendas and minutes; clippings; external newsletters, brochures, fliers, and pamphlets; lectures and writings; invitations; photographs; exhibition information; audiotapes; and ephemera. Some materials are in electronic format.

Subject

  • Seitel, Peter 1942-
  • Euell, Julian
  • Warner, William W
  • Early, James Counts
  • Rinzler, Ralph
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Public Service
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary

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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 and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1961
  • 1961-2006

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Public relations
  • Budget process
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Exhibitions
  • Budget
  • Museums
  • Fund raising
  • Advertising
  • Special events
  • Museums--Administration
  • Special events--Marketing
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Speeches, addresses, etc

Form/Genre

  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts
  • Pamphlets
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Clippings
  • Newsletters
  • Color negatives
  • Artifacts
  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes
  • Floppy disks
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS00762

Physical description

  • 15 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 22.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings