Manpower Research and Advisory Services Records, 1971-1994

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the administrative activities regarding the Manpower Research and Advisory Services in cooperation with the Office of Naval Research (ONR). H. Wallace Sinaiko was Program Assistant, 1972-1974; and Program Director, 1994, reporting to the Assistant Secretary for Science, before 1985; the Assistant Secretary for Research, 1985-1992; the Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, 1992-1994; and the Assistant Provost for the Sciences in 1995. The project was concerned with the analysis of U.S. Navy manpower and personnel issues associated with the changeover to an all-volunteer force. ONR organized conferences and symposia on a variety of related topics through their Manpower R&D Committee; and the program participated in annual meetings of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, research notes, proposals, meeting minutes, personnel, newspaper clippings, and conference materials, budget records, and publications.

Creator

Smithsonian Institution Assistant Provost for the Sciences

Subject

  • Sinaiko, H. Wallace
  • Inter-university Seminar on Armed Forces and Society
  • United States Office of Naval Research
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Science
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Research
  • United States Office of Naval Research Manpower Research and Development Program Committee
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Research Manpower Research and Advisory Services

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

  • 1971
  • 1971-1994

Topic

  • Military research
  • Military readiness
  • Military
  • Military service, Voluntary

Form/Genre

  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts
  • Pamphlets

Local number

SIA RS00770

Physical description

8 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings