SI Files, 1975-2004

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Consists of records documenting the interaction between the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) and other Smithsonian offices. Offices and topics covered include the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives, correspondence with Secretaries Lawrence M. Small and I. Michael Heyman, the SIA website, safety, the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS), Equal Employment Opportunity, Welfare to Work Initiative, and security. Many of these records were created and maintained by Ethel W. Hedlin, Director, 1994-2005. Materials include correspondence, newsletters, publications, reports and speeches.


  • Hedlin, Ethel W
  • Heyman, Ira Michael 1930-2011
  • Small, Lawrence M
  • Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives


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  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
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Addl. KW Subjects

(SIA RS01272) Birt, Mildred



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1975
  • 1975-2000
  • 1975-2004


  • Museum archives
  • Affirmative action programs
  • Safety
  • SIRIS (Information system)
  • Web sites
  • Security



Local number

SIA RS01214

Physical description

1.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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