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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-124

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Counselor to the Secretary

Administrative Records, 1990-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Counselor to the Secretary
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1990-1997
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-124
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials that document the administrative activities of Marc Pachter during his tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1990-1994); Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects (1994-1995); and Counselor to the Secretary (1995-2000), respectively. The records document activities associated with the formation and work of the Electronic Media Board (1991-1997), which was established to address the issues of uniformity and efficiency in the review and production of Smithsonian Institution electronic media outreach and education efforts. See Accession 00-138 for a detailed description of the Board and its mandate. In addition to the records of the Electronic Media Board, there are records relating to Pachter's interaction with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; the Smithsonian Associates; the Smithsonian World television program; the Office of Telecommunications; Smithsonian Press and Productions; the Museum of the American Indian; the Office of Institutional Studies; the National Portrait Gallery; the Office of Sponsored Projects; and a major trip to Japan. Additional material relates to his involvement in the promotion and public awareness of exhibitions and educational programs and projects. Materials include agendas, minutes, notes, reference files, correspondence, memoranda, reports, press kits, photographs, booklets, brochures, development files, budget files, subject files, and related records.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Marc Pachter during his tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1990-1994); Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects (1994-1995); and Counselor to the Secretary (1995-2000), respectively.

The records document activities associated with the formation and work of the Electronic Media Board [EMB] (1991-1997), which was established to address the issues of uniformity and efficiency in the review and production of Smithsonian electronic media outreach and education efforts. See Accession 00-138 for a detailed description of the Board and its mandate.

In addition to the records of the Electronic Media Board, there are records relating to Pachter's interaction with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; The Smithsonian Associates; the Smithsonian World television program; the Office of Telecommunications; Smithsonian Press and Productions; the Museum of the American Indian; the Office of Institutional Studies; the National Portrait Gallery; the Office of Sponsored Projects; and a major trip to Japan. Additional material relates to his involvement in the promotion and public awareness of exhibitions and educational programs and projects.

Materials include agendas, minutes, notes, reference files, correspondence, memoranda, reports, press kits, photographs, booklets, brochures, development files, budget files, subject files, and related records.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-124, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Counselor to the Secretary, Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

Department of Energy

Box 1 of 2

Department of Interior

Box 1 of 2

Johns Hopkins Proposal

Box 1 of 2

NMAI (National Museum of the American Indian)

Box 1 of 2

National Museum of the American Indian

Box 1 of 2

National Museum of the American Indian

Box 1 of 2

National Museum of the American Indian

Box 1 of 2

CAA-NMAH (Creative Artists Agency - National Museum of American History)

Box 1 of 2

Information Age

Box 1 of 2

Lemelson Center

Box 1 of 2

Anthony Brown

Box 1 of 2

Art Molella

Box 1 of 2

David Allison

Box 1 of 2

1876 Group

Box 1 of 2

Bethlehem Steel

Box 1 of 2

Spectrum

Box 1 of 2

Rosa Segre

Box 1 of 2

Nobel

Box 1 of 2

Nobel

Box 1 of 2

Nobel

Box 1 of 2

NMNH

Box 1 of 2

Ainu Exhibit

Box 1 of 2

Fitzhugh Projects

Box 1 of 2

CAA-NPG (Creative Artists Agency - National Portrait Gallery)

Box 1 of 2

NPG

Box 1 of 2

NPG Red, Hot, and Blue (Exhibition)

Box 1 of 2

NPG Red, Hot, and Blue (Exhibition)

Box 1 of 2

CAA-NZP (Creative Artists Agency - National Zoological Park)

Box 1 of 2

NZP

Box 1 of 2

Office of Membership and Development

Box 1 of 2

OD (Office of Development) - Solicitations that went out

Box 1 of 2

Office of Institutional Studies

Box 1 of 2

Office of International Relations

Box 1 of 2

Office of Sponsored Projects

Box 1 of 2

CAA: Harvard-SI Center for Astrophysics

Box 1 of 2

SI Magazine

Box 1 of 2

SI Press

Box 1 of 2

SI Productions

Box 1 of 2

STRI (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute)/Charleston

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

SITES (Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service)

Box 2 of 2

Art Authentication

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC (Electronic Media Board/Office of Telecommunications) - Traditional - Radio

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC - Traditional - Film

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC - Non-Traditional - CD-ROM

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC - Non-Traditional - Internet

Box 2 of 2

EMB - Publications

Box 2 of 2

ICL - CD ROM

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC - Non-Traditional - The Blues

Box 2 of 2

Radio-Bird Series, OTC - Finger Lakes Production

Box 2 of 2

OTC - Flight of the Voyager

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC - Non-Traditional

Box 2 of 2

OTC - PBS/Horizons

Box 2 of 2

Traditional TV, EMB/OTC - If This House Could Talk

Box 2 of 2

Traditional Film, EMB/OTC - Treehouse People/Cannibal

Box 2 of 2

IMAX - Seven Wonder

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC - Traditional - Film

Box 2 of 2

OTC - River of Song, Japan: Kajima

Box 2 of 2

Traditional, EMB/OTC - Videodisc

Box 2 of 2

Children's TW/Lancit Media, OTC/EMB - Children's TV Project

Box 2 of 2

OTC - Da Vinci Time and Space Interactive TV for Children

Box 2 of 2

OTC - ITB Television

Box 2 of 2

OTC/EMB - Traditional TV, American Treasure Houses

Box 2 of 2

EMB - Traditional Projects

Box 2 of 2

OTC - Hearst Entertainment

Box 2 of 2

EMB - Traditional - Videohistory

Box 2 of 2

OTC/EMB - Traditional - TV

Box 2 of 2

OTC - PMI

Box 2 of 2

OTC.Sustainable Planet

Box 2 of 2

EMB - Video History

Box 2 of 2

EMB/OTC - CCM Productions

Box 2 of 2

OTC - Maryland Public Television

Box 2 of 2

OTC/EMB - Traditional - Video

Box 2 of 2

BMB - Online

Box 2 of 2

Electronic Media Board Meeting - Thursday, March 16, 1995, 1:30-3:30 Regents'

Box 2 of 2

Electronic Media Board Meeting - Thursday, February 2, 1995, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Box 2 of 2