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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-094

Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Council

Records, 1966-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Council
Title: Records
Dates: 1966-1995
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 96-094
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The Secretary, with the approval of the Board of Regents, established the Smithsonian Council on January 27, 1966. The Council consists of twenty-five members selected by the Secretary for distinguished attainments in the learned disciplines and other fields. Its purpose is to advise the Secretary on programmatic endeavors and to provide guidance on the progress of research and public education within the Smithsonian Institution. Neil G. Kotler and Marc Pachter became Smithsonian Council Coordinators in 1991, succeeding James M. Young. These records were maintained by Young and Kotler, and document the activities of the Council from 1966 through 1995. The records include correspondence, memoranda, and biographical information regarding persons considered and selected for Council membership; logistical and budget information for Council meetings; correspondence, memoranda, and reports documenting the development of Council meeting agendas; meeting reports from the Council chair; and responses to the Council chair from the Secretary and Smithsonian staff.

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The Secretary, with the approval of the Board of Regents, established the Smithsonian Council on January 27, 1966. The Council consists of twenty-five members selected by the Secretary for distinguished attainments in the learned disciplines and other fields. Its purpose is to advise the Secretary on programmatic endeavors and to provide guidance on the progress of research and public education within the Smithsonian Institution. Neil G. Kotler and Marc Pachter became Smithsonian Council Coordinators in 1991, succeeding James M. Young.

These records have been maintained by Young and Kotler, and document the activities of the Council from 1966 through 1995. The records include correspondence, memoranda, and biographical information regarding persons considered and selected for Council membership; logistical and budget information for Council meetings; correspondence, memoranda, and reports documenting the development of Council meeting agendas; meeting reports from the Council chair; and responses to the Council chair from the Secretary and Smithsonian staff.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-094, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Council, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Pre-Meeting Visits - 1988 Council Meeting

Box 1 of 3

1987 Council Meeting Logistics, Part II (FY 1988)

Box 1 of 3

1985 Logistics, Smithsonian Council Meeting

Box 1 of 3

Summary of Topics

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1979

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1978

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1986

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1985

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1981

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1980

Box 1 of 3

1984 Biographical Summaries

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1984

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1983

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1982

Box 1 of 3

Biographical Summaries, 1985

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1990 Cycle, New Term: 1991-1993

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, Record of Attendance

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1991

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Council Membership, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Council Letters, 1977

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1990

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1988

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1987

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1985

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1984

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1983

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1982

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1981

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1980

Box 2 of 3

Council Report, Mid-1986

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting, 1990 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting, 1985

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting, New York City, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Cancelled, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1976

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1978

Box 2 of 3

Council Letter, 1979

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1975

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1974

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1973

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1972

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1971

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1970

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1969

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1968

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1966

Box 2 of 3

Council Letters, 1967

Box 2 of 3

1987 Pre-meeting logistics (FY 1987)

Box 2 of 3

1987 Pre-meeting logistics (FY 1988)

Box 2 of 3

1986 Meeting Logistics

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

1986 Pre-Meeting Logistics

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting, 1989 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

SI Council, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 3

SI Council, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Communication with SI Community, October 1994

Box 3 of 3

Acceptances to Council Events - Dinner Seating

Box 3 of 3

1995 Meeting, miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

1994 Council Report and Secretary's Letter

Box 3 of 3

1992 Invitation Lists and Responses

Box 3 of 3

Debbie Yang correspondence, 1994

Box 3 of 3

1991 Meeting - Smithson Society Review Panel

Box 3 of 3

Memoranda about Meeting

Box 3 of 3

1991 Meeting - Agenda, Moderators, Topic Information

Box 3 of 3

1991 Meeting - Invitations/Dinner

Box 3 of 3

1991 Meeting - Neil Harris & Mike Young Reception, 25th

Box 3 of 3

Council Meeting, 1991 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Pre-Meeting Visits, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1990

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1991

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Council Budget, FY 1975-FY 1977

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, Pre-FY 1975

Box 3 of 3

Council Meeting, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1988-FY 1989

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1987-FY 1988

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1986-FY 1987

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1984-FY 1985

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1983-FY 1984

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1982-FY 1983

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1981-FY 1992

Box 3 of 3

Council Budget, FY 1980-FY 1981

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Council Budget, FY 1979-FY 1980

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Council Budget, FY 1978-FY 1979

Box 3 of 3

Council Meeting, 1987

Box 3 of 3

Council Meeting, 1986

Box 3 of 3