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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-043

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs

Publicity Records, 1955-1979

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Publicity Records
Dates: 1955-1979
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 95-043
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of back issues of the "Torch," press clippings from the 1960s and 1970s along with subject files concerning the Secretaries, publicized deaths of Smithsonian Institution staff and associates while on field work, celebrations and bicentennials. Materials include photographs, reports, memoranda, correspondence, maps, and newspaper clippings.

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This accession consists of back issues of the Torch, press clippings from the 1960s and 1970s along with subject files concerning the Secretaries, publicized deaths of Smithsonian Institution staff and associates while on field work, celebrations and bicentennials. Records include photographs, reports, memoranda, correspondence, maps, and newspaper clippings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-043, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Publicity Records

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Container List

Box 1

Press Clippings, Pre-1969, 1969-1977, 1979 (11 folders)

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Mall Celebration, April 1, 1967

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Smithsonian Samplers, March 1974, September 1976 (clippings of major Bicentennial activities), October 1976 (formal opening, Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design - 2 copies)

Box 1 of 1

Report of the Abraham Internal Review Panel, March 8, 1977

Box 1 of 1

Report of the Johnson-Sea-Link Expert Review Panel, December 21, 1973

Box 1 of 1

Calder Stabile, 1969

Box 1 of 1

Establishment of Oceanographic Sorting Center, 1966-1967

Box 1 of 1

Bicentennial Celebration commemorating birth of James Smithson, September 1965

Box 1 of 1

Features (Old), 1958-1969

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1955 (March-June, August-December)

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1956 (January-April, June-September, November-December)

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1957 (January-May, July-September, November-December)

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1958 (January-July, September-October)

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1959 (April, June-October, December)

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1965 (April, June-August, December)

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1966 (January-June)

Box 1 of 1

Torch, 1970 (April)

Box 1 of 1

Secretaries - Biographical Information

Spencer Fullerton Baird

Box 1 of 1

Charles Greeley Abbot (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Alexander Wetmore

Box 1 of 1

Joseph Henry

Box 1 of 1

Charles Doolittle Walcott

Box 1 of 1

Samuel P. Langley

Box 1 of 1

Leonard Carmichael

Box 1 of 1

S. Dillon Ripley

Box 1 of 1