Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Special Events Records, 1980-1991
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of receptions and other special events relating to exhibit openings and honored guests in the Natural History Building. Included are memoranda and correspondence, guest lists, caterer's menus, sample invitations, press sheets, itineraries, and photographs of the events. Materials also include forms requesting facilities and services for the events. Directors represented in these records include Richard S. Fiske, Director, 1980-1985; James C. Tyler, Acting Director, 1985, 1988; Robert S. Hoffmann, Director, 1985-1988; and Frank Talbot, Director, 1988-1994.
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-126, National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director, Special Events Records