Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for External Affairs
Project Records, 1977-1993
This accession consists of records that primarily document the activities of Janet W. Solinger, former Director of the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, in her capacity as Director of Special Projects in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for External Affairs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and reports describing her involvement in several projects and initiatives, such as seminars, festivals, performances, and professional organizations. Also included are memoranda and reports concerning the restructuring of the Resident Associate Program, Solinger's reassignment, and her departure from the Smithsonian in December 1993. The records also contain Solinger's correspondence files for 1993, and miscellaneous correspondence dating from 1979. The bulk of the material was created in 1992 and 1993, but some items date from 1977.
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-030, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, Project Records