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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-041

National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director

Subject Files, 1984-1992, with records from 1978

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1984-1992, with records from 1978
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-041
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), primarily under Directors Robert S. Hoffman, 1985-1988; and Frank Talbot, 1988-1992. Included are records concerning NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; NMNH relations with Smithsonian administration, bureaus, and offices; NMNH exhibitions; and the research of NMNH scientific staff.

Descriptive Entry

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), primarily under Directors Robert S. Hoffman, 1985-1988; and Frank Talbot, 1988-1992. Included are records concerning NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; NMNH relations with Smithsonian administration, bureaus, and offices; NMNH exhibitions; and the research of NMNH scientific staff.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-041, National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

A - General (Memo ID badge for Affiliated Scientists; letter American-Arab Discrimination Committee; Memo living artists; all within one folder, 1991/1992)

Box 1 of 7

Acoustiguide, 1991/1992

Box 1 of 7

ADP Office, 1989-1991

Box 1 of 7

Agency for International Development (AID), 1985-1988

Box 1 of 7

American Association - Zoological Nomenclature (AAZN), 1987

Box 1 of 7

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), 1990-1992

Box 1 of 7

American Museum of Natural History, 1989

Box 1 of 7

Native American Program (Anthropology), 1986

Box 1 of 7

Anthropology, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 7

Arctic Research (Bill Fitzhugh), 1989-1991

Box 1 of 7

Asbestos, 1989-1991

Box 1 of 7

Associate Director - Public Programs Search, 1989/1990

Box 1 of 7

Association of Science Museum Directors (ASMD), 1992

Box 1 of 7

Association of Science Museum Directors (ASMD), 1991

Box 1 of 7

Association for Systematics Collections (ASC), 1988-1991

Box 1 of 7

Audits, 1988-1989; 1991 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 7

Australian Museum, 1990-1992

Box 1 of 7

Awards, 1987-1992

Box 1 of 7

Big Game, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Biodiversity Committee (Smithsonian), 1988-1991

Box 1 of 7

Biological Diversity, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Biological Diversity, National Center for, 1989-1992

Box 1 of 7

Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments (BDFF), 1989-1991

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Botany, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Botany, 1992

Box 2 of 7

Botany Curator Search, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystem (CCRE), 1992

Box 2 of 7

Chairmen's Meetings, 1992

Box 2 of 7

Chairs Outgoing Letters, 1992

Box 2 of 7

Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC), 1991

Box 2 of 7

Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC), 1992

Box 2 of 7

Collaborators, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Collections Information System (CIS), 1989-1992

Box 2 of 7

Collections Management Program, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Council of Bureau Director's (COBD), 1991-1992

Box 2 of 7

Council of Information & Education Directors (CIED), 1987-1992

Box 2 of 7

Development, 1986/1987/1991 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Diamond Jubilee, 1984/1985

Box 2 of 7

East Court Building, 1989

Box 2 of 7

Education, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Educational Outreach Fund, 1988-1992

Box 2 of 7

Enterprise for the Americas, 1990/1991

Box 2 of 7

Entomology, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Exhibits, 1987-1989

Box 2 of 7

Exhibits, 1990

Box 2 of 7

Exhibits, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Special Exhibition Fund, 1988-1992

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Crossroads of Continents, 1989-1992

Box 3 of 7

Dinamation, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 7

Finance & Administration, 1991/1992

Box 3 of 7

Fish & Wildlife Service, 1988-1991

Box 3 of 7

Global Change 1989-1991

Box 3 of 7

Green Gold: From the Maya to the Moon, 1992

Box 3 of 7

H - General (Letter Hedgpath; Memo Hearst Entertainment Meeting; 1991/1992)

Box 3 of 7

Handbook - North American Indians (Correspondence from 1978-1990)

Box 3 of 7

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 1989-1992

Box 3 of 7

Hewlett Foundation, 1991/1992

Box 3 of 7

Hirshhorn Museum, 1988/1989

Box 3 of 7

ICOM (International Council of Museums), 1991

Box 3 of 7

ID Badge - Affiliated Scientists, 1991

Box 3 of 7

International Center, 1984/1985

Box 3 of 7

International Union for Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources (IUCN), 1988-1991

Box 3 of 7

Internships, 1984-1991

Box 3 of 7

Invertebrate Zoology, 1991

Box 3 of 7

Invertebrate Zoology, 1992

Box 3 of 7

Laboratory of Molecular Systematics, 1988-1991

Box 3 of 7

MacArthur Foundation, 1989-1991

Box 3 of 7

Media, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Mellon Fellowships, 1989-1991

Box 3 of 7

Mineral Sciences, 1991/1992

Box 3 of 7

Minimum Critical Size Project, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Minority Science Program, 1988-1992

Box 3 of 7

Mission Statement, 1990/1991

Box 3 of 7

Mongolian Dinosaur Exhibit, 1989/1991

Box 3 of 7

Move Office, 1991/1992

Box 3 of 7

Mpala Ranch, Kenya, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Multiculturalism, 1990-1992

Box 3 of 7

Museum Shops (NHB) 1990/1991

Box 3 of 7

Museum Support Center (MSC), 1991/1990

Box 3 of 7

Museum Support Center (MSC), 1992

Box 3 of 7

National Museum of African Art (NMAFA), 1991

Box 3 of 7

National Museum of African American History, 1989/1991

Box 3 of 7

National Museum of American Art, 1988-1991

Box 3 of 7

National Museum of American History, 1989-1991

Box 3 of 7

National Museum of American Indian (NMAI), 1990-1992

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1992

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1990/1991

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1985/1987

Box 4 of 7

NMNH Update Program, 1989

Box 4 of 7

NMNH Update Program, 1990/1991

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of Prehistory Planning, 1991

Box 4 of 7

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 1985-1992

Box 4 of 7

National Postal Museum, 1985-1992

Box 4 of 7

National Science Foundation (NSF), 1990-1992

Box 4 of 7

National Zoological Park (NZP), 1989-1991

Box 4 of 7

Natural History Museum of London, 1990-1992

Box 4 of 7

Naturalist Center, 1989-1992

Box 4 of 7

Nature Conservancy, The (TNC), 1989-1992

Box 4 of 7

Oceans Forum, 1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (OASEA), 1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration, (OASFA), 1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Assistant Secretary for Museums (OASM), 1991/1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Assistant Secretary for Public Service (OASPS), 1991/1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Assistant Secretary for Research (OASR), 1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Assistant Secretary for Research (OASR), 1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Building Manager (OEM), 1988-1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Business Management, 1987-1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Contracting & Property Management, 1991/1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Design & Construction (ODC), 1991/1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Development, 1989-1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Elementary & Secondary Education (OESE), 1989-1990

Box 4 of 7

Office of Environmental Awareness, 1990-1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Environmental Management & Safety (OEMS), 1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Environmental Management & Safety (OEMS), 1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO), 1989/1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Facilities Services (OFS), 1988/1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Fellowships & Grants (OFG), 1989-1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Fellowships & Grants (OFG), 1992

Box 4 of 7

Office of General Counsel (OGC), 1991

Box 4 of 7

Office of Government Relations (OCR), 1989-1991

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Office of Government Relations, 1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of Human Resources (OHR), 1991/1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM), 1985/1986/1991/1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of the Inspector General (OIG), 1989-1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of Institutional Studies, 1989-1991

Box 5 of 7

Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1989-1991

Box 5 of 7

Office of International Relations (OIR), 1988-1991

Box 5 of 7

Office of Museum Program (OMP)-Director Position, 1991

Box 5 of 7

Office of Plant Services (OPLANTS), 1988-1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of Printing & Photographic Services (OPPS), 1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of Product Development & Licensing, 1988-1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of Protection Services (OPS), 1989-1992

Box 5 of 7

Office of Public Affairs (OPA), 1984-1991

Box 5 of 7

Office of the Registrar, 1989-1991

Box 5 of 7

Office of Wider Audience, 1990/1991

Box 5 of 7

Organizational Review Process, 1990/1991

Box 5 of 7

Paleobiology, Department of, 1987-1992

Box 5 of 7

Parking, 1986-1992

Box 5 of 7

Perlee, Dr., 1992

Box 5 of 7

Personnel, 1991/1992

Box 5 of 7

Personnel (retired), 1983-1992

Box 5 of 7

Permits (Exports & Imports), 1989/1991

Box 5 of 7

Pew Charitable Trust, 1990-1992

Box 5 of 7

Philippine Presidential Visit, 1989

Box 5 of 7

Planning Advisory Group, 1989-1991

Box 5 of 7

Position/Workyear History, 1992

Box 5 of 7

Program Reports (NMNH), 1989-1991

Box 5 of 7

Publications, 1975-1988; 1992

Box 5 of 7

Publications Committee, 1983-1988

Box 5 of 7

Publishing Policies & Guidelines, 1992

Box 5 of 7

Quest, 1991/1992

Box 5 of 7

Quincentenary, 1991

Box 5 of 7

Quincentenary, 1992

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Recycling, 1989-1990

Box 6 of 7

Regents, Board of, 1988-1992

Box 6 of 7

Repairs & Restoration (R&R), 1988-1992

Box 6 of 7

Repatriation Committee, 1990

Box 6 of 7

Repatriation Policy, 1990

Box 6 of 7

Repatriation, 1992 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Repatriation, 1991 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Research - Advanced degree, 1991

Box 6 of 7

Research Associates, 1991/1992

Box 6 of 7

Research Training Program, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Royalties, 1987/1988

Box 6 of 7

S - General (memo 4/91, Presidio Vision Consortium; memo 6/91, Savings Bond Campaign; letter 11/92, re Seed; letter to Secretary Adams from Elizabeth Sackler)

Box 6 of 7

SRI International, 1990/1992

Box 6 of 7

Safety, 1988-1992

Box 6 of 7

San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair, 1990/1991

Box 6 of 7

Scholarly Studies, 1983/1985/1992

Box 6 of 7

Science Education Advisory Board, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Secretarial Correspondence (Adams), 1991

Box 6 of 7

Secretarial Correspondence (Adams), 1992

Box 6 of 7

Secretarial Staff Meetings, 1991/1992

Box 6 of 7

Security, 1991/1992

Box 6 of 7

Seidell Endowment, 1988-1991

Box 6 of 7

Senate/House, 1991/1992

Box 6 of 7

Senate of Scientists (SOS), 1991-1992

Box 6 of 7

Sexual Harassment, 1991

Box 6 of 7

Slasher's Awards, 1992

Box 6 of 7

Smithson Society, 1983, 1984, 1989

Box 6 of 7

Smithson Society, 1990

Box 6 of 7

Smithson Society, 1991-1992

Box 6 of 7

Smithsonian Activities Report, 1991/1992

Box 6 of 7

Smithsonian Archives, 1985-1991

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Smithsonian Council, 1986/1990/1991

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Libraries (SIL), 1987/1990-1992

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Magazine (S MAG), 1988-1992

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Man & the Biosphere Program (MAB), 1988/1989/1992

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian National Associates Program (SNAP), 1982-1992

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center (SOSC), 1986/1989

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center (SOSC), 1990-1992

Box 7 of 7

SOSC Polar Biology Program, 1990/1991

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Opportunities for Research & Studies (SORS), 1989-1991

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Press (SIP), 1987/1989/1990

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Press (SIP), 1991/1992

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Reorganization, 1991/1992

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Resident Associates Program, 1989-1992

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, 1986-1988

Box 7 of 7

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), 1989/1991/1992

Box 7 of 7

SI Year, 1985-1990

Box 7 of 7

SI Year, 1991 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 7

Smithson's Photo Center, 1990/1991

Box 7 of 7

Space (NMNH), 1985-1992

Box 7 of 7

T - General (letter 11/92, Neal Teretler; SI Tax Exempt Certificate)

Box 7 of 7

Training, 1986/1992

Box 7 of 7

Under Secretary, 1991-1992

Box 7 of 7

USDA (SEL), 1989-1992

Box 7 of 7

Vertebrate Zoology, 1991, 1984/1987

Box 7 of 7

Vertebrate Zoology, 1992

Box 7 of 7

Videos, 1989-1991

Box 7 of 7

Visitor Information & Associates Reception Center (VIARC), 1984-1992

Box 7 of 7

Wall Street Journal, 1992

Box 7 of 7

Warm Springs, Oregon (Confederated Tribe of), 1989/1990

Box 7 of 7

Webb Fellowship Program, 1992, 1984-1990

Box 7 of 7

Wild Ocean Reserves Initiative, 1990/1991

Box 7 of 7

Wise Award (Vicki Funk), 1987

Box 7 of 7

Women's Committee, 1985-1988

Box 7 of 7

Women's Committee, 1990/1991

Box 7 of 7

Women's Committee, 1992

Box 7 of 7

Writer-Editor Position, 1989-1991

Box 7 of 7

Wyoming Outfitters, 1990-1992

Box 7 of 7

Yochelson's Book, 1984/1985

Box 7 of 7