Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
This accession consists of records that document the work of the Under Secretary, Constance Berry Newman, mostly during the Calendar Year 1993 and part of 1992. The records pertain to the activities of Smithsonian Institution offices and bureaus; international relations; and significant projects such as the establishment of the National Museum of the American Indian, National Postal Museum, National African American Museum, and Institute of the Americas. Also includes correspondence and memoranda between the Under Secretary and various Assistant Secretaries, Museum Directors, and heads of different bureaus.
Additional records include audit reports, confidential files, and memoranda from the Office of the General Counsel; budgetary reports; articles from newspapers and journals pertaining to Smithsonian events and other issues; pamphlets and brochures; and a few color photographs.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Newman, Constance Berry, 1935-
- Institute of the Americas
- National African American Museum (U.S.)
- National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
- National Postal Museum (U.S.)
- Smithsonian institution -- Administration
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-087, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary, Records