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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 84-217

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents

Secretarial Search Committee Records, 1983-1984

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents
Title: Secretarial Search Committee Records
Dates: 1983-1984
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 84-217
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records of the Search Committee, appointed by the Board of Regents, to select the ninth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records of the Search Committee, appointed by the Board of Regents, to select the ninth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-217, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Secretarial Search Committee Records

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Container List

Box 1

Search Committee - Self-applicants, arranged alphabetically (131 folders), A-S

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Search Committee - Self-applicants, arranged alphabetically (131 folders), T-Z

Box 2 of 4

Search Committee - Correspondence log

Box 2 of 4

Search Committee - General correspondence

Box 2 of 4

Search Committee - Documents in memory

Box 2 of 4

Search Committee - Miscellaneous items

Box 2 of 4

Letters to National Board of SA

Box 2 of 4

Letter to "One Dupont Circle," 6/28/1983

Box 2 of 4

Letter to President of Washington D.C. University, 6/24/1983

Box 2 of 4

Letter to Smithsonian staff

Box 2 of 4

Letter to (some) Regents Emeritus, 6/27/1983

Box 2 of 4

Letter to Regents not on Search Committee, 6/24/1983

Box 2 of 4

Letter to various associations, foundations, donors, etc., 7/5/1983

Box 2 of 4

Letter to AAU Membership, 6/24/1983

Box 2 of 4

TREIMAN letter, 6/28/1983

Box 2 of 4

Letters sent by Search Committee

Box 2 of 4

Letter to members of Congress

Box 2 of 4

Secretary Search - Press releases (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Meeting, 6/17/1983

Box 2 of 4

Meeting, 9/18/1983

Box 2 of 4

Meeting, 10/17/1983

Box 2 of 4

Meeting, 12/22/1983

Box 2 of 4

List of applicants as of 8/22/1983

Box 2 of 4

List of applicants as of 9/9/1983

Box 2 of 4

List of applicants as of 9/6/1983

Box 2 of 4

Search Committee - Interviews

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Robert McCormick Adams

Box 3 of 4

James Billington

Box 3 of 4

Charles Blitzer

Box 3 of 4

Roger Kennedy

Box 3 of 4

Thomas Lovejoy

Box 3 of 4

Walter Massey

Box 3 of 4

Peter H. Raven

Box 3 of 4

Keith Thomson

Box 3 of 4

Search Committee - Nominations, arranged alphabetically, A-K

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Search Committee - Nominations, arranged alphabetically, L-Z

Box 4 of 4

Nominations - Letters informing nominators of Adams appointment

Box 4 of 4

Summary Report of the Regents' Search Committee

Box 4 of 4