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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-175

National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects

Special Projects Records, 1973-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Title: Special Projects Records
Dates: 1973-1997
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 04-175
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the movement of National Museum of Natural History collections to the Museum Support Center (MSC). Materials include reports; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; move schedule; collections inventory information; MSC strategic plan for facilities management; newsletters; videotape introduction to MSC; committee and development team information; and information pertaining to policy, space allocations, and objects. The accession also includes the correspondence and memoranda of Catherine Kerby, Staff Assistant to the Director, Special Assistant to the Director, Assistant Director for Special Projects, and Associate Director for Special Projects, 1976- ; and U. Vincent Wilcox, MSC Director.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the movement of National Museum of Natural History collections to the Museum Support Center (MSC). Materials include reports; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; move schedule; collections inventory information; MSC strategic plan for facilities management; newsletters; videotape introduction to MSC; committee and development team information; and information pertaining to policy, space allocations, and objects. Also includes the correspondence and memoranda of Catherine Kerby, Staff Assistant to the Director, Special Assistant to the Director, Assistant Director for Special Projects, and Associate Director for Special Projects, 1976- ; and U. Vincent Wilcox, MSC Director.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-175, National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects, Special Projects Records

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Container List

Box 1

Space Allocations, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 4

Museum Support Center (MSC): Planning, 1973-1982 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Uniform Move and Inventory Control Procedures, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Management and Policy, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 4

MSC: Service Plans Requirements, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 4

Security Program, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Silver Hill Facility, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

National Museums of Canada, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Collection Storage System, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Space Committee, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

Budget, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Meetings, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

Staffing, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

Fumigation of Objects, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Information Management, 1982-1983 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Move Schedule, 1982

Box 1 of 4

MSC Operational Policy

Box 1 of 4

Collections Inventory, 1982

Box 1 of 4

NCR Meetings, 1981

Box 1 of 4

Development Team, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Information Management Committee: Meetings, 1982

Box 1 of 4

MSC Computer Operation, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

Information System Team, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

Systematic Move of Anthropology to Silver Hill (SMASH): Memoranda, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Meeting Agendas and Minutes, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Supplies for Move, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Inventory, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Inventory Collection Reports, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Conservation and Fumigation Procedures, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Registration, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Personnel Requirements, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Collection Organization, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Packing Procedures, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Recommendations for Move, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Staging Area Reports, 1982

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Move Organization and Administration, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

SMASH: Critical Path Method (CPM) Diagram, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Executive Memoranda, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

MISH Task Force: Goals and Activities, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 4

Asbestos Issue, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

MSC: Move Planning, 1982

Box 1 of 4

MSC: Moving Consultants, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 4

MSC: Move Staff, 1982

Box 1 of 4

CPM Structure and Notes, 1982 (2 folders)

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Executive Committee Meeting Agendas, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Move Newsletter (Vols. 1-6, 8-9), 1982-1983 (2 folders)

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Collections Designated for MSC, 1982

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MSC: Initial Planning Study, 1973 (2 folders)

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MSC: Summary of Requirements, 1973

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Videotape Production, 1984-1988

Box 2 of 4

Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL): Fumigation Facility Operating Manual, 1988

Box 2 of 4

CAL: General Information, 1989

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MSC Strategic Plan for Facilities Management, 1991

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MSC: Information Architecture Project, 1985 (3 folders)

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Charles Gruchy: Department of Canadian Heritage, 1995

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

An Introduction to MSC: 3/4" U-matic Original Videotapes, c. 1983 (6 tapes)

Box 3 of 4

An Introduction to MSC: 3/4" SL Original Master Videotapes, 1984 (2 tapes)

Box 3 of 4

An Introduction to MSC: 3/4" U-matic Original Videotapes/PAL, May 5, 1988 (2 tapes)

Box 3 of 4

An Introduction to MSC: 3/4" Videotapes, Window Dubs, 1988 (2 tapes)

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Box 4

An Introduction to MSC: 1/4" Edited Master Audiotape, 1984

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An Introduction to MSC: 3/4" Audiotapes, 1987 (2 tapes)

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An Introduction to MSC: 3/4" U-matic Audiotapes, April 11-13, 1988 (4 tapes)

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An Introduction to MSC: 3/4" Uncut Narration Audiotape, May 1988

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An Introduction to MSC: Original Betacam Tapes, c.1983-1988 (2 tapes)

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An Introduction to MSC/MJLA News Feature/WGN News: Betacam Tape, 1988

Box 4 of 4

MJLA News Feature: Original Betacam Tape, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Treasures: WBAL-TV re: MSC, 3/4" Videotape, 1997

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Italy Channel 5 News: Smithsonian Storage, 3/4" Videotape, c. 1997

Box 4 of 4

R. Simmons: 3/4" Original Betacam Tape

Box 4 of 4

FERS Conversion: 3/4" Original Betacam Tape

Box 4 of 4

Pest Management: 3/4" Original Betacam Tape

Box 4 of 4