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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 00-134

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Executive Assistant to the Secretary

Correspondence, 1978-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Executive Assistant to the Secretary
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1978-1997
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 00-134
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence and memoranda between members of the Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution Secretaries (S. Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams, and Ira Michael Heyman), and Smithsonian staff pertaining to Smithsonian business and business before the Board of Regents. The records were created and maintained by James M. Hobbins, Executive Assistant to the Secretary. Hobbins joined the staff of S. Dillon Ripley, eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian in 1976 as a Special Assistant. He later succeeded Dorothy Rosenberg upon her retirement in 1979, assuming her role as Executive Assistant to the Secretary. The Executive Assistant to the Secretary manages the operation of the Office of the Secretary and acts as the primary liaison between the Secretary, the Institution and the Board of Regents.

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This accession consists of correspondence and memoranda between members of the Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution Secretaries (S. Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams, and Ira Michael Heyman), and Smithsonian staff pertaining to Smithsonian business and business before the Board of Regents.

The records were created and maintained by James M. Hobbins, Executive Assistant to the Secretary. Hobbins joined the staff of S. Dillon Ripley, eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian in 1976 as a Special Assistant. He later succeeded Dorothy Rosenberg upon her retirement in 1979, assuming her role as Executive Assistant to the Secretary. The Executive Assistant to the Secretary manages the operation of the Office of the Secretary and acts as the primary liaison between the Secretary, the Institution and the Board of Regents.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-134, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Executive Assistant to the Secretary, Correspondence

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Container List

Box 1

SDR (S. Dillon Ripley) & JMH (James M. Hobbins) Memos, 1978-1981

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, May - September 1991

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, October-December 1991

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, January-March 1992

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, April-May 1992

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, June-August 1992

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, September-October 1992

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, November-December 1992

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, January-February 1993

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, March-April 1993

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, May-June 1993

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Box 2

Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, July-August 1993

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, September-October 1993

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, November-December 1993

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, January-February 1994

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, March-April 1994

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, May-June 1994

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, July-August 1994

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, September-October 1994

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, November-December 1994

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Box 3

Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, January-February 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, March-April 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, May-June 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, July 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, August 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, September 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, October 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, November 1995

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, December 1995

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Box 4

Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, January 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, February 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, March 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, April 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, May 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, June 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, July 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, August 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, September 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, October 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, November 1996

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, December 1996

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Box 5

Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, January 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, February 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, March 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, April 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, May 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, June 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, July 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, August 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, September 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, October 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, November 1997

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Hobbins Chronological Correspondence, December 1997

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