Budget Records, 1892-1971

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Summary

Consists of records documenting budgetary activities of the Office of the Secretary of the Smithsonian during the tenures of S. P. Langley, Secretary, 1887-1906; Charles D. Walcott, Secretary, 1907-1927; C. G. Abbot, Secretary, 1928-1944; Alexander Wetmore, Secretary, 1945-1952; Leonard Carmichael, Secretary, 1953-1964; and S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary, 1964-1984. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, budget calls, working papers, reports, and submissions.

Subject

  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) 1872-1973
  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978
  • Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
  • Smithsonian Institution Administration

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Series Level Description

Notes

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Organization

Chronologic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1892
  • 1892-1971

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Budget process
  • Budget
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00774

Physical description

14.75 cu. ft. processed holdings

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