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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-227

National Air and Space Museum. Division of Space History

Curatorial Records, 1982-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Division of Space History
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1982-2000
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-227
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the various professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, curator in the Department of Space Science and Exploration, later the Department of Space History and then the Division of Space History, including fellow evaluations, manuscript editing, and research, as well as professional correspondence. Also included are files related to the reorganization of the museum and department and the search for a new chairman. DeVorkin also served as Chairman of the Department of Space Science and Exploration, 1985-1986. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, fellowship evaluations and work products, policy and planning documents, grant proposals, scripts and script approval coversheets, satellite images, interview transcripts, brochures, and exhibition materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the various professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, curator in the Department of Space Science and Exploration, later the Department of Space History and then the Division of Space History, including fellow evaluations, manuscript editing, and research, as well as professional correspondence. Also included are files related to reorganization of the museum and department and the search for a new chairman. DeVorkin also served as Chairman of the Department of Space Science and Exploration, 1985-1986. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, fellowship evaluations and work products, policy and planning documents, grant proposals, scripts and script approval coversheets, satellite images, interview transcripts, brochures, and exhibition materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-227, National Air and Space Museum. Division of Space History, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

[A Correspondence, 1982-1988]

Box 1 of 4

Adler - Exhibit

Box 1 of 4

AGU - Silverman, Stern

Box 1 of 4

Air and Space

Box 1 of 4

American Association of Variable Star Observers

Box 1 of 4

APL

Box 1 of 4

[Angione, Ron, 1990]

Box 1 of 4

Free-Lancer Possibility

Box 1 of 4

Milky - AAS 2nd Century

Box 1 of 4

Archival Policy/Collection Management

Box 1 of 4

Archivist - Archives

Box 1 of 4

Arizona Press

Box 1 of 4

Associates

Box 1 of 4

Resident Associates

Box 1 of 4

Resident Associate Program - NRAO Tour

Box 1 of 4

Resident Associate Program - Personal

Box 1 of 4

Astro Day - Copernicus

Box 1 of 4

Astronomy Quarterly

Box 1 of 4

History of Astronomy Conference - Smith

Box 1 of 4

[AWAD Astronomical Models, 1988]

Box 1 of 4

[B Correspondence, 1987-1996]

Box 1 of 4

Bartky [Ian R.]

Box 1 of 4

Batchelor [David] (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 4

Batimelli, Johnny

Box 1 of 4

Becker [Barbara]

Box 1 of 4

Bektas [Yakup]

Box 1 of 4

Berendzen [Richard]

Box 1 of 4

Biddle, 11/29/1993

Box 1 of 4

L. Biddle OHI David DeVorkin, 11/23/1993

Box 1 of 4

[Bleecker, Edward, 1982-1983]

Box 1 of 4

[Ron Broyes Space Jump]

Box 1 of 4

Bulkeley

Box 1 of 4

[C Correspondence, 1987-1997]

Box 1 of 4

The Center - Joe Corn

Box 1 of 4

Challenger Jokes

Box 1 of 4

VonDel Chamberlain

Box 1 of 4

University of Chicago Press

Box 1 of 4

Collection Management/Archives/Extension

Box 1 of 4

Harvard University Astro. Library - Coletti

Box 1 of 4

Columbus (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Conservation

Box 1 of 4

Cotts, Arthur

Box 1 of 4

Curatorial Association

Box 1 of 4

[D Correspondence, 1988-1996]

Box 1 of 4

Dennis, Michael Aaron

Box 1 of 4

Docent Liaison Committee

Box 1 of 4

Doel [Ronald] References

Box 1 of 4

Dudley Correspondence

Box 1 of 4

Dulles - General

Box 1 of 4

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Extension

Box 1 of 4

Dulles - Sharp Committee

Box 1 of 4

[E Correspondence, 1988-1989]

Box 1 of 4

Edmondson [Frank]

Box 1 of 4

Joann Eisberg [Restricted]

Box 1 of 4

Exploring Space 1999 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

[F Correspondence, 1982-1987]

Box 2 of 4

William Fastie

Box 2 of 4

Paul Forman

Box 2 of 4

Friedel Thing

Box 2 of 4

Fulbrights, etc.

Box 2 of 4

[G Correspondence, 1984-1992]

Box 2 of 4

Gehrels [Tom]

Box 2 of 4

Goddard

Box 2 of 4

Goldsmith, Tracy

Box 2 of 4

Gone West Productions - Interferometry

Box 2 of 4

Gregory Good

Box 2 of 4

[Goldberg, Stanley, 1996]

Box 2 of 4

Gurshtein, Alexander

Box 2 of 4

Guston, David, 1991/1992

Box 2 of 4

GWS Issues

Box 2 of 4

Hakui

Box 2 of 4

Cargill Hall

Box 2 of 4

Hawkins [Gerald]

Box 2 of 4

Hayakawa [Satio]

Box 2 of 4

[Hearnshaw, John, 1987-1988]

Box 2 of 4

Hevly [Bruce]

Box 2 of 4

Hilger Publications

Box 2 of 4

History of Science Society Committees

Box 2 of 4

[Hoffleit, Dorrit, 1988]

Box 2 of 4

[Hubbell, John, 1989]

Box 2 of 4

Human Resources Committee, 1994

Box 2 of 4

[University of Illinois, 1987]

Box 2 of 4

Institute for Space Observations, Ltd. - DeVorkin Materials, 1985-1986

Box 2 of 4

Scientific Instrument Meeting, 9/1990

Box 2 of 4

Iowa - Van Allen Papers (MAD)

Box 2 of 4

[J Correspondence, 1995]

Box 2 of 4

Jacobs Book Proposal

Box 2 of 4

[K Correspondence, 1988-1993]

Box 2 of 4

[KCET, 1989-1991] (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Greg Kennedy Script

Box 2 of 4

Krupp [Edwin]

Box 2 of 4

Kurin - How Much is the Smithsonian Worth?

Box 2 of 4

[L Correspondence, 1986]

Box 2 of 4

Summer Interns - Lacson [Ederlyn]

Box 2 of 4

Lankford [John]

Box 2 of 4

Leverington [David]

Box 2 of 4

Levison [Walter]

Box 2 of 4

LICK Archives

Box 2 of 4

Andrea Loettgers

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Lowen, Rebecca [Restricted]

Box 3 of 4

[M Correspondence, 1987-1995]

Box 3 of 4

Pam Mack - Thesis

Box 3 of 4

MacMillan [Educational Company]

Box 3 of 4

Marche [Jordan D.]

Box 3 of 4

McCray, Patrick - University of Arizona

Box 3 of 4

Meadows [Jack] - See also Hoskin

Box 3 of 4

Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT) Visitors' Center Reopening

Box 3 of 4

Mount Wilson

Box 3 of 4

Mount Wilson - CIW Overhead

Box 3 of 4

[N Correspondence, 1987]

Box 3 of 4

NASA - Goddard

Box 3 of 4

National Associates - Portland

Box 3 of 4

National Capital Astronomers

Box 3 of 4

National Park Service - Telescopes

Box 3 of 4

[National Science Foundation, 1990-2000]

Box 3 of 4

National Science Foundation (NSF)/Obsy Reaction to Park Service Study

Box 3 of 4

Nature Book Review

Box 3 of 4

Neufeld [Michael]

Box 3 of 4

[O Correspondence, 1987-1991]

Box 3 of 4

Office of Information Resources Management (OIRM)

Box 3 of 4

Onkst [David]

Box 3 of 4

Info for David DeVorkin [David Onkst]

Box 3 of 4

[P Correspondence, 1988]

Box 3 of 4

Paley [Richard Michael]

Box 3 of 4

5 Year Plan

Box 3 of 4

[R Correspondence, 1987-1997]

Box 3 of 4

Rausch [Howard]

Box 3 of 4

Ravnitzky [Michael J.]

Box 3 of 4

Ravitch [Diane]

Box 3 of 4

Research Advisory Committee, 1987-1988

Box 3 of 4

Research Advisory Committee, 1990

Box 3 of 4

NASM Research Advisory Committee, 1991-1994

Box 3 of 4

Research Opportunity Funds

Box 3 of 4

Rome

Box 3 of 4

Rosendahl - Superconducting Super Collider

Box 3 of 4

Rosse Exhibit

Box 3 of 4

[S Correspondence, 1987-1989]

Box 3 of 4

Scholarly Studies - General

Box 3 of 4

Ron Schorn

Box 3 of 4

[Science, Technology, and Human Values]

Box 3 of 4

Senate of Scientists

Box 3 of 4

Building Blocks of the Universe - Second Limited Edition - Copy 48 [Eric Sepulveda]

Box 3 of 4

Appendices for the Book "Building Blocks of the Universe" - Eric Sepulveda

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Simpson, John

Box 4 of 4

M. Smith - International Fellowship

Box 4 of 4

SI Council, 1996

Box 4 of 4

SI Mag - Reviews

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian National Associates' Program (SNAP) - Space Science - March 1990

Box 4 of 4

[Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1989]

Box 4 of 4

[Space Hall, 1988]

Box 4 of 4

Space History Chair, 1984-1987

Box 4 of 4

History of Space Science, 10/14/1993

Box 4 of 4

Spitzer [Lyman]

Box 4 of 4

Woody Sullivan

Box 4 of 4

Superconducting Supercollider (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Sur [Abha]

Box 4 of 4

Sweetnam [George K.]

Box 4 of 4

[T Correspondence, 1987-1993]

Box 4 of 4

Joe Tatarewicz

Box 4 of 4

Teacher's Guide - Cosmic Voyage

Box 4 of 4

["Technology and the Process of Scientific Discovery: The Case of Cosmic Rays," 1987]

Box 4 of 4

Keizo Tsutsui

Box 4 of 4

Tucker, Jennifer

Box 4 of 4

Jennifer Tucker

Box 4 of 4

[U Correspondence, 1988-1993]

Box 4 of 4

Ubell Associates

Box 4 of 4

United States Naval Observatory

Box 4 of 4

United States Naval Observatory Talk

Box 4 of 4

United States Naval Observatory Space Day Photographs (Accession 19-022)

Box 4 of 4

[V Correspondence, 1988]

Box 4 of 4

Vietnam

Box 4 of 4

[Vistas in Astronomy, 1990]

Box 4 of 4

Volunteers

Box 4 of 4

Volunteers, 1997

Box 4 of 4

[W Correspondence, 1987-1996]

Box 4 of 4

Deborah Warner

Box 4 of 4

Warnow [Joan] - American Institute of Physics - Multi-institutional

Box 4 of 4

Watters [Thomas] PAEC

Box 4 of 4

Harold Weaver

Box 4 of 4

Wegener [Peter P.]

Box 4 of 4

Whipple Observatory - Visitor Center

Box 4 of 4

Williams - Amateur in Astronomy

Box 4 of 4

[Williamson, Ray Addison]

Box 4 of 4

Wilson Quarterly

Box 4 of 4

Women's Committee

Box 4 of 4

Wyoming Archives

Box 4 of 4

[Ziegler, Charles A., 1984]

Box 4 of 4

[Space History Department Structure]

Box 4 of 4

New Chair Search

Box 4 of 4

Herken [Gregg] - Memos

Box 4 of 4

Herken [Gregg] - Memos and Department Requirements - Policies

Box 4 of 4

Simons [ Ross]

Box 4 of 4

NAPA/Future SI, etc. - O'Connor

Box 4 of 4

Director Search

Box 4 of 4

Hoffman [Robert]

Box 4 of 4

[Consultant's Feedback Report, 1992]

Box 4 of 4

Department of Space History - Nick Mauer Staff - Strategic Planning

Box 4 of 4

[Martin Harwit Memos, 1987-1988]

Box 4 of 4

Space Science and Exploration Chairman

Box 4 of 4

Museum Reorganization

Box 4 of 4

Requests Pending

Box 4 of 4