Event Files, 1968-2013

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Summary

Consists of event files which document planning of special events at the Smithsonian Institution, such as conferences, meetings, lectures, exhibition openings, receptions, and award presentations. Earlier records date back to the Office of Special Events and the Office of Special Events and Conference Services, respectively. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; event schedules; agreements; meeting agendas and minutes; program information; press kits; lecture papers; press releases and newspaper clippings; guest lists; policies and procedures; biographical information; photographs and slides; floor plans and drawings for events; invitations; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Special Events
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Special Events and Conference Services

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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

Chronologic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1968
  • 1968-2013

Topic

  • Congresses and conventions
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Museums
  • Advertising
  • Special events
  • Award presentations
  • Special events--Marketing
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Floor plans
  • Color photographs
  • Compact discs
  • Audiotapes
  • Digital versatile discs
  • Clippings
  • Color transparencies
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Drawings
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS01001

Physical description

70.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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