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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-063

Smithsonian Institution. Archives

Director's Records, circa 1977-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Archives
Title: Director's Records
Dates: circa 1977-1993
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 96-063
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This acccession consists of administrative subject files created and maintained by William W. Moss, former Director of the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA), 1983-1993. Materials include reports, memoranda, budget material, position descriptions for archivists and archives technicians, annual reports, conservation and preservation information, information on meetings of the Archives Council, SIA staff memoranda, and cold storage and space-related reports.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of administrative subject files created and maintained by William W. Moss, former Director of the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA), 1983-1993. Materials include reports, memoranda, budget material, position descriptions for archivists and archives technicians, annual reports, conservation and preservation information, information on meetings of the Archives Council, SIA staff memoranda, and cold storage and space-related reports.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-063, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Director's Records

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Container List

Box 1

Senate of Scientists History - Henson, April 1977

Box 1 of 5

United States National Museum - Background Information, 1981

Box 1 of 5

Office of Printing and Photographic Services Conservation Plan, April 1985

Box 1 of 5

Printing and Photographic Services - Rates and Fees, October 1980

Box 1 of 5

Journals and Periodicals SIA Subscribes to, 1983

Box 1 of 5

Disabled Visitors - Guidelines on Accessibility, October 1984

Box 1 of 5

RICOH Copier, FY 1984

Box 1 of 5

Hackman - New York Archival Job Classifications, June 1984

Box 1 of 5

PCs and All That, August 1984

Box 1 of 5

Photocopying - SI Forms/Instructions, December 1983

Box 1 of 5

SIBIS Review Task Force Report, March 1, 1990

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Archives Architectural Drawing Database System

Box 1 of 5

Archivists & Archives Technician Career Ladder Position Descriptions

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) re: SI Records

Box 1 of 5

SIA Program Statement, February 1990

Box 1 of 5

Appropriations Committees, February 1991

Box 1 of 5

FY 1994 Budget Call

Box 1 of 5

FY 1994 Call for Plans

Box 1 of 5

FY 1993 Budget

Box 1 of 5

Comparative Growth Measures, 1978

Box 1 of 5

FY 1985

Box 1 of 5

CIS/SIBIS Group

Box 1 of 5

Registrarial Council, 1984, 1986, and 1987

Box 1 of 5

Council of Admin and SVC Directors, 1990

Box 1 of 5

Employee Assistance Program Advisory Committee

Box 1 of 5

Council of Information and Education Directors (CIED): Shared Concerns, May 1990 and Mission Statement, January 1987

Box 1 of 5

CIED, 1990

Box 1 of 5

Service Fees

Box 1 of 5

SI Award for Excellence in Information Systems, 1990

Box 1 of 5

American Management Systems (AMS), 1987-1988

Box 1 of 5

Video History Program, 1988 and 1989

Box 1 of 5

Alkaline Paper for Official Records

Box 1 of 5

Association of Physical Plant Administrators

Box 1 of 5

Custody of Classified Material

Box 1 of 5

"Development" (project grants), February 1991

Box 1 of 5

Security Clearances, 1987 and 1989

Box 1 of 5

Spring 1988 Initiative

Box 1 of 5

Smithosonian Institution Archives and Special Collections Council (SIASC) Meting, August 31, 1988

Box 1 of 5

SIA and LC Collecting

Box 1 of 5

Document Collecting SI vs Library of Congress

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Vogt-O'Conner (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Archivist 1420-05 Step-up 90

Box 2 of 5

Factor Evaluation System of Position Classification, 1981 Draft

Box 2 of 5

OPM Authority for 1420

Box 2 of 5

Assistant Archivist Career Development System GS/IS - 1420, 7/9/11

Box 2 of 5

1421 PD's

Box 2 of 5

Administrative Officer PD's 0341

Box 2 of 5

Outside Employment

Box 2 of 5

Performance Planning and Appraisal General Information, 1984-1987

Box 2 of 5

Position Description 1420 - 13

Box 2 of 5

Office of Personnel Administration PMRS Seminar

Box 2 of 5

External Review, 1990

Box 2 of 5

Activity Reports Current, FY 1991-FY 1992

Box 2 of 5

Management Reports, calendar year 1991

Box 2 of 5

Annual Reports, 1978-1986

Box 2 of 5

Annual Reports, 1987

Box 2 of 5

Annual Reports, 1988

Box 2 of 5

Annual Reports, 1989

Box 2 of 5

SIA Annual Report, FY 1991

Box 2 of 5

Survey Report on Archives SI Wide, November 1990

Box 2 of 5

Research in Progress Talks, 1983-1991

Box 2 of 5

SI Archives Program Review - Management Committee, October 21, 1987

Box 2 of 5

Collections - Use Survey, 1985

Box 2 of 5

SIA Conservation Problems Letterpress Volume

Box 2 of 5

SIA findings aids Status Report

Box 2 of 5

Safe Contents

Box 2 of 5

Castle Letterhead

Box 2 of 5

SIA Table of Organization

Box 2 of 5

Assistant Secretary for Research Communications Meetings, January 22, 1991

Box 2 of 5

Assistant Secretary for Research

Box 2 of 5

Architectural Drawings Conservation Project, 1988-1990

Box 2 of 5

Awards/Grants Smithsonian Society, 1991

Box 2 of 5

Documenting Public Concerns

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - SIA, May 1991

Box 2 of 5

Fosberg, January 1991

Box 2 of 5

Clifford Nelson Research Collaborator, December 1991

Box 2 of 5

SIA Microform Copying Program - General Memoranda

Box 2 of 5

SIA Microform Copying Program ANSI and Other Standard Docs

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Nitrate

Box 3 of 5

Photograph Survey Project

Box 3 of 5

Preservation - Brittle Books, March 1990

Box 3 of 5

Projects Grants, January 1991

Box 3 of 5

Funding Sources for Archives Projects, December 1987

Box 3 of 5

Research Resources Grants Program, 1987 and 1989

Box 3 of 5

Research Resources Project Proposal

Box 3 of 5

RIVINUS - Baird Project, 1987-1988

Box 3 of 5

Record Unit 95

Box 3 of 5

SI Reorganization, July-November 1991

Box 3 of 5

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service exhibit of SIA Architectural Drawings

Box 3 of 5

Archives of American Art

Box 3 of 5

Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1991

Box 3 of 5

SIA/Joseph Henry Papers

Box 3 of 5

Folklife Archives

Box 3 of 5

Freer/Sackler Archives, 1988

Box 3 of 5

National Anthropological Archives (NAA) Search, 1990

Box 3 of 5

NAA

Box 3 of 5

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Archives Aerospace Documentation

Box 3 of 5

NASM Archives

Box 3 of 5

National Museum of African Art Archives

Box 3 of 5

Connecticut National Museum of American History (NMAH) Archives Center Pratt and Read Ivory Museum, 1989

Box 3 of 5

National Museum of American Indian

Box 3 of 5

Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN)

Box 3 of 5

RLIN/AMIS

Box 3 of 5

National Zoological Park Photo Collections

Box 3 of 5

Office of Telecommunications, 1990

Box 3 of 5

SIASC

Box 3 of 5

SI Wide Archives Annual Report

Box 3 of 5

SIASC, September 27, 1989

Box 3 of 5

SIASC

Box 3 of 5

SIASC Meeting, October 26, 1988

Box 3 of 5

SI - Wide Archives Consultancy, 1990

Box 3 of 5

Copyright Warnings, 1991

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Archives, SI - Wide, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Copying Fees SIASC, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Copying Fees, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Disaster Planning

Box 4 of 5

Guide to Archives Principles and Procedures, 1988

Box 4 of 5

SIBIS Crisis & Demarche, February-March 1989

Box 4 of 5

Membership List

Box 4 of 5

Archives Stock Description

Box 4 of 5

PL 101-423 Permanent Paper National Policy, October 12, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Archives Staff Memos, 1984-1988

Box 4 of 5

Organic Act - Smithsonian Institution vs Statutes at Large 252

Box 4 of 5

SI Statute - Basic Documents, March 1977

Box 4 of 5

SI and Pendleton Act (Civil Service Reform Act)

Box 4 of 5

General Records Disposition Schedule (SSH 910)

Box 4 of 5

OM 733 Libraries

Box 4 of 5

OM 766 Archives and Official Records

Box 4 of 5

OM 803 Collections Acquisition

Box 4 of 5

OM 808 Collections Management

Box 4 of 5

OM 821 Cellulose Nitrate

Box 4 of 5

OM 824 Registrars

Box 4 of 5

OM 844 Archives Management

Box 4 of 5

OM 845 Permanent Paper

Box 4 of 5

Tables of Cubic Foot Equivalents

Box 4 of 5

ASTM D 3458-88 Copies From Office Copiers

Box 4 of 5

ASTM D 3290-86 Bond and Ledger Papers

Box 4 of 5

ASTM D 3208-86 Manifold Papers

Box 4 of 5

ANSI IT 9.2-1988 Photographic Films, Plates, Papers, Containers

Box 4 of 5

ASTI D 3301-85 File Folders for Permanent Records

Box 4 of 5

SIA Collecting Policy, June 1991

Box 4 of 5

Copying Fees ASM 91-002, January 1991

Box 4 of 5

Visiting Committee Briefing Book, May 1990

Box 4 of 5

Facilities Classification and Specifications AR Archives, 1990

Box 4 of 5

"Archives" of the Smithsonian Institution - Survey Report, November 1990

Box 4 of 5

Security Alarms, December 1986

Box 4 of 5

Cold Storage Committee Report

Box 4 of 5

Space - Facilities: Cold Storage Notes to Cathy Kerby, June 1986

Box 4 of 5

Space - Facilities: Northeast Pavilion, July 1986

Box 4 of 5

Arts & Industries (A&I) Rare Book Room (Smithsonian Institution Libraries), March 1991

Box 4 of 5

Space & Facilities Planning A&I Occupancy & Utilization, December 1983-January 1984

Box 4 of 5

Space - Facilities: Shelving Capacity

Box 4 of 5

Space - Facilities: Plans of A&I

Box 4 of 5

OM 808 Collections Management

Box 4 of 5

Mary Case - Registrar Collections Management

Box 4 of 5

SIA Registration Record Issue FY 1984 Background Documents, FY 1973-FY 1984

Box 4 of 5

United States National Museum (USNM) files Charged Out to NMAH Registration, October 1986

Box 4 of 5

USNM Charge-Outs Audit of Record by Harry Heiss, April 10, 1985

Box 4 of 5

NMAH Collections Management Policies & Procedures, July 1981

Box 4 of 5

November 30, 1988

Box 4 of 5

January 25, 1989 Meeting

Box 4 of 5

February 22, 1989 Meeting

Box 4 of 5

March 29, 1989 Meeting

Box 4 of 5

SIASC Meeting 27 July 1988

Box 4 of 5

SIASC, March 1987

Box 4 of 5

Fall 1987 Initiative

Box 4 of 5

Storage Needs Survey, November/December 1987

Box 4 of 5

Archives/SIBIS - Counting & Measuring Donna Weber's Paper

Box 4 of 5

Archival Supply Stock

Box 4 of 5

Microfilming Service

Box 4 of 5

Internal Controls

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Materials Standards Manual

Box 5 of 5

Smithsonian Year, June 4, 1991

Box 5 of 5

Archives Specifications Suitland Collections Research Center

Box 5 of 5

NARA

Box 5 of 5

Automation of Information Systems Archives Management NARA-NL

Box 5 of 5

Maryland Hall of Records

Box 5 of 5

NARA - Electronic Records Survey, May 5, 1988

Box 5 of 5

NARA Loan Policy Review, October 1987

Box 5 of 5

Markell: Cleaning Textiles

Box 5 of 5

UNESCO - Ramp

Box 5 of 5

Electronic Recordkeeping, June 1985

Box 5 of 5

MARAC (Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference), May 1984

Box 5 of 5

NARS: A Study of Alternatives for the Preservation and Reference

Box 5 of 5

Handling Pension . . . Records in NARS, 1984

Box 5 of 5

Appraisal and Disposition Policies in NARS, November 1983

Box 5 of 5

NARS (National Archives and Record Service), 1984

Box 5 of 5

Archives Materials Standards, October 1985

Box 5 of 5

Oral History Principles and Standards

Box 5 of 5

Oral History Association (OHA) Meetings Lists

Box 5 of 5

Labor Diplomacy, 1990-1991

Box 5 of 5

Foreign Service Institute, 1986

Box 5 of 5

Oral History & Federal Records, 1985

Box 5 of 5

Oral History - Bibliography Pam Henson's SIA Oral History Bibliography

Box 5 of 5

Boyer's Cave National Underground Storage, 1989

Box 5 of 5

Cold Storage at Museum Support Center, 1983

Box 5 of 5

SI Service Center New Archives, May 1991

Box 5 of 5

Office of Design and Construction (ODC) Facilities Master Planning and Database

Box 5 of 5

Facilities Classification

Box 5 of 5

Full Service Facilities for SI Archives

Box 5 of 5

ODC Suitland Master Plan

Box 5 of 5

Old Post-Office Bldg Intl Tariff Commission Bldg

Box 5 of 5

Compact Shelving, 1989

Box 5 of 5

National Museum of Natural History Cold Vault for Film - Human Studies Film Archives

Box 5 of 5

Prison Shelving for Records Centers (Information from NC), 1986

Box 5 of 5

Room 2140 Supply & Map Cases Plans, 1987

Box 5 of 5

Reports - Audit of SIA - UPDATES

Box 5 of 5

Papers, 1987-1993 (Accession 06-105)

Box 5 of 5

SIA Reference Service Manual, 1990 (Accession 06-105)

Box 5 of 5