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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-017

Smithsonian Institution. Press

Records, 1970-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Press
Title: Records
Dates: 1970-1992
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-017
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists primarily of the Read Files of Smithsonian Institution Press (SIP) from 1985-1989. The files are composed of photocopies of outgoing correspondence from various SIP staff, and of intra- and inter-office memoranda. In addition, there is a file of Miscellaneous Correspondence from the Director's Office, which dates from 1970 to 1990. Finally, there is a file of Speeches and Trips made by Directory Felix Lowe from 1985 to 1992, which includes speech texts, trip planning information, and information about the events attended.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of the Read Files of Smithsonian Institution Press (SIP) from 1985-1989. The files are composed of photocopies of outgoing correspondence from various SIP staff, and of intra- and inter-office memoranda. In addition, there is a file of Miscellaneous Correspondence from the Director's Office, which dates from 1970 to 1990. Finally, there is a file of Speeches and Trips made by Directory Felix Lowe from 1985 to 1992, which includes speech texts, trip planning information, and information about the events attended.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-017, Smithsonian Institution, Press, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Read Files, 1985-1989

Read File, 1985: A-F (6 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: Freer

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: G-N (9 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: NASM

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: NMAA

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: NMNH

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: O-S (5 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: SI Press Staff

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1985: T-XYZ (4 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Read File, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Clipping File (book reviews, publication notices), 1987-1988

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Read File, 1987: A-R (19 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Read File, 1987: Staff

Box 2 of 6

Read File, 1987: S-XYZ (6 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Read File, 1986: A-S (20 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Read File, 1986: SI Press Staff

Box 3 of 6

Read File, 1986: T-XYZ (5 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Read File, 1989: A-XYZ (25 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Read File, 1988: A-R (19 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Read File, 1988: Staff

Box 4 of 6

Read File, 1988: S-XYZ (5 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Director's Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970-1990

A-B (2 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Frankfurt Buchmesse, October 8-13, 1980

Box 4 of 6

Braziller Sales

Box 4 of 6

Butterworth Publishers

Box 4 of 6

George Braziller

Box 4 of 6

C

Box 4 of 6

Coffee Club - Community Coffee Company, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Box 4 of 6

D

Box 4 of 6

Directories

Box 4 of 6

Doubleday

Box 4 of 6

E-F (2 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Franklin Library (Darby Perry)

Box 4 of 6

Funding Sources - Companies and Foundations

Box 4 of 6

G

Box 4 of 6

Government Advisory Committee on International Book and Library Programs

Box 4 of 6

H

Box 4 of 6

Harper & Row Publishers, Inc.

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

I-N (7 folders)

Box 5 of 6

National Association of Government Communicators

Box 5 of 6

O-P (2 folders)

Box 5 of 6

Pioneer Foundation

Box 5 of 6

Miscellaneous Questionnaires

Box 5 of 6

R (S. Dillon Ripley)

Box 5 of 6

R

Box 5 of 6

R (requests for various publications)

Box 5 of 6

S

Box 5 of 6

Society for Scholarly Publishing

Box 5 of 6

T

Box 5 of 6

The Hospitality & Information Service (THIS)

Box 5 of 6

U

Box 5 of 6

UNESCO - Ecology in Action Posters

Box 5 of 6

University of Maryland Press (Gerald P. Tyson) - Feasibility Study

Box 5 of 6

University Press of America

Box 5 of 6

V (SI Press Volunteers)

Box 5 of 6

V-Z (5 folders)

Box 5 of 6

Director's Speeches and Trips, 1985-1992

Washington Express Speech, Rosslyn, Virginia, May 8, 1992

Box 5 of 6

Howard University Press Speech, July 1, 1992

Box 5 of 6

China Trip, November 1985

Box 5 of 6

Madrid, Spain - General Information

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Island Press Speech, June 21, 1988

Box 6 of 6

Direct Mail Speech, Naval Institute, February 1, 1988

Box 6 of 6

Travel - New York

Box 6 of 6

Travel - New York, Northeastern University Press Meeting, November 11, 1986

Box 6 of 6

London, England Trip, July 10-15, 1989

Box 6 of 6

Moscow International Book Fair - Information, September 8-14, 1987

Box 6 of 6

New York, New York, November 9, 1989

Box 6 of 6

New York Publisher's Meeting, November 1, 1988

Box 6 of 6

Moscow International Book Fair, September 1989

Box 6 of 6

New York, New York, August 17, 1989

Box 6 of 6

Meeting with Carl A., New York, New York, May 11, 1989

Box 6 of 6

New York, New York, February 23, 1989

Box 6 of 6

Southern University Presses Meeting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 8-10, 1991

Box 6 of 6

Tab Books Meeting, Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1990

Box 6 of 6

SAO Information from Trip, August 15-16, 1985

Box 6 of 6

Southern University Presses Meeting, Knoxville, September 29-October 1, 1987

Box 6 of 6

Trip Information - Madrid, Spain, April 18-21, 1988

Box 6 of 6

Montserrat, West Indies, March 21-25, 1988

Box 6 of 6

AAUP Travel, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 22-28, 1988

Box 6 of 6

Frankfurt, Barcelona, Paris Trip, September 23-October 3, 1986

Box 6 of 6

Frankfurt Book Fair, October 5-10, 1988 (London Trip, October 10-14, 1988) (2 folders)

Box 6 of 6

Frankfurt Book Fair - General Information

Box 6 of 6

China Trip, November 2-18, 1985

Box 6 of 6

Denver SAA Meeting, May 2-3, 1985

Box 6 of 6

AAUP Conference, June 16-19, 1985

Box 6 of 6

Northeastern Mid-Atlantic AAUP Meeting, October 29-31, 1989

Box 6 of 6

Barcelona Trip, September 22-30, 1986

Box 6 of 6

Barcelona and Frankfurt Book Fair Trip, September 22-October 3, 1986

Box 6 of 6

Boston Trip, August 15-16, 1985

Box 6 of 6

India and London Trip, November 18-27, 1985

Box 6 of 6