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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-226

National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History

Project Files, 1991-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Title: Project Files
Dates: 1991-1997
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-226
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Curator in the Department of Space History, documenting a variety of projects and committees. The majority of the records concern the Dialogue Committee of which DeVorkin was Chairman. The Dialogue Committee organized conferences to discuss issues of institution-wide concern. The first conference, titled "What About Increase?," occurred March 12-14, 1995 and focused on the different and similar perspectives of research scientists and research humanists. The second conference, titled "What About Diffusion?," occurred March 16-18, 1997 and focused on bringing together members of the research and outreach communities to search for common ground. Other committees and projects documented in these records include the History Roundtable and the Research Policy Committee. Materials include correspondence, notes, programs, flyers, reports, agendas, participant lists, meeting minutes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Curator in the Department of Space History, documenting a variety of projects and committees. The majority of the records concern the Dialogue Committee of which DeVorkin was Chairman. The Dialogue Committee organized conferences to discuss issues of institution-wide concern. The first conference - titled "What About Increase?" - occurred March 12-14, 1995 and focused on the different and similar perspectives of research scientists and research humanists. The second conference - titled "What About Diffusion?" - occurred March 16-18, 1997 and focused on bringing together members of the research and outreach communities to search for common ground. Other committees and projects documented in these records include the History Roundtable and the Research Policy Committee. Materials include correspondence, notes, programs, flyers, reports, agendas, participant lists, meeting minutes, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-226, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History, Project Files

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Container List

Box 1

[Dialogues Photographs]

Box 1 of 2

What About Increase?

Box 1 of 2

[What About Increase? - List of Posters and Poster Presenters, 1995]

Box 1 of 2

Old Signups

Box 1 of 2

[Participants, 1995]

Box 1 of 2

[Report from the Dialogue Conference, 1995]

Box 1 of 2

New Signups

Box 1 of 2

[Response to Dialogue I, 1995]

Box 1 of 2

[Dialogue II Report, 1997]

Box 1 of 2

[Dialogue II Committee, 1997]

Box 1 of 2

Dialogues II

Box 1 of 2

[Tarantulas, 1997]

Box 1 of 2

[Adams Group, 1997]

Box 1 of 2

SCS/Dialogues, August 9, 1995

Box 1 of 2

SI Dialogues Proceedings

Box 1 of 2

Final Report - Dialogue

Box 1 of 2

Dialogue (Increase) - Final Report - Future Plans

Box 1 of 2

Increase - Responses to Questions

Box 1 of 2

[Original Abstracts - Speakers/Posters/Facilitators, 1994]

Box 1 of 2

Kurin

Box 1 of 2

Keynote Speakers

Box 1 of 2

Final Report

Box 1 of 2

2357 VELA 19710828

Box 1 of 2

Report #4 & 5 [Congress of Scholars]

Box 1 of 2

Dialogues Report 3.TXT, May 31, 1995

Box 1 of 2

Dialogues - New Stuff, February 1995

Box 1 of 2

Talks/Posters/Facilities

Box 1 of 2

[What About Increase? - Program Master and Flyer, 1995]

Box 1 of 2

Dialogues - Torch, Posters, Thanks

Box 1 of 2

SI History - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)

Box 1 of 2

Targets

Box 1 of 2

SI History - Membership

Box 1 of 2

Hoffman Letter

Box 1 of 2

Dialogues, November-December 1994

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Dialogues, September-October 1994

Box 2 of 2

2 Flyers - Master and Copies

Box 2 of 2

SI History - May 24/June

Box 2 of 2

[Research Policy Committee, November 3, 1993]

Box 2 of 2

SI History - Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), March 2, 1994

Box 2 of 2

History of SI Sciences

Box 2 of 2

Research Policy Committee, [1993-1994]

Box 2 of 2

Research Policy Committee, [1994-1995]

Box 2 of 2

Research Policy Committee, February 6, 1995 - Science Bureau Directors, February 1, 1995

Box 2 of 2

Provost's Council

Box 2 of 2

Creampuffs and Hardball [Presentation]

Box 2 of 2

Forum [West of America, 1991]

Box 2 of 2

History Roundtable

Box 2 of 2

Adams Talk - History Roundtable

Box 2 of 2

History Roundtable, October 1993

Box 2 of 2