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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 90-045

Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration

Metrication Records, circa 1975-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Title: Metrication Records
Dates: circa 1975-1987
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 90-045
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, questionnaires, minutes of meetings, metrication reports, a proposed worklist for the Interagency Committee on Metric Policy, news releases, U.S. Metric Board records, summary reports, and brochures. Materials also include agenda listings, American National Metric Council Conference records, a directory of attendees, metric measurement information, and state/regional status reports. Most of the records were created and maintained by John F. Jameson.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, questionnaires, minutes of meetings, metrication reports, a proposed worklist for the Interagency Committee on Metric Policy, news releases, U.S. Metric Board records, summary reports, and brochures. Materials also include agenda listings, American National Metric Council Conference records, a directory of attendees, metric measurement information, and state/regional status reports. Most of the records were created and maintained by John F. Jameson.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-045, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Administration, Metrication Records

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Container List

Box 1

Jane's 1986-1987 Metric

Box 1 of 1

Metric

Box 1 of 1

Metrification at the Smithsonian

Box 1 of 1

Metric Questionnaire Responses - 1983

Box 1 of 1

MOC - Metric meeting (June 17, 1981)

Box 1 of 1

Metrication Operating Committee - Meeting minutes and Notes

Box 1 of 1

Metric Operating Committee

Box 1 of 1

SI Conversion to Metric - Curators Questionnaire Response

Box 1 of 1

Metric 1983

Box 1 of 1

U.S. Metric Association

Box 1 of 1

Metric Conference - 1984

Box 1 of 1