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Accession 95-083,  Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Sciences,  Subject Files, 1989-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1989-1994
Quantity: 12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-083
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the administrative activity of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, the predecessor office to the Assistant Provost for the Sciences, under the direction of Robert Hoffmann. The records chiefly concern the years 1992 and 1993, but records run from 1989 to 1994. Subject files include museums and offices reporting to this office; agencies and organization pertaining to the environmental, biological, and astronomical sciences; Smithsonian projects and informal working groups; and other Smithsonian central administrative offices, especially exchanges with the offices of the other assistant secretaries. The subject files include as well files on foreign countries with Smithsonian research interests.

Descriptive Entry

These records document the administrative activity of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, the predecessor office to the Assistant Provost for the Sciences, under the direction of Robert Hoffmann. The records chiefly concern the years 1992 and 1993, but records run from 1989 to 1994. Subject files include museums and offices reporting to this office; agencies and organization pertaining to the environmental, biological, and astronomical sciences; Smithsonian projects and informal working groups; and other Smithsonian central administrative offices, especially exchanges with the offices of the other assistant secretaries. The subject files include as well files on foreign countries with Smithsonian research interests.

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Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2010; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-083, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, Subject Files

Container List

Box 1

Accessibility Statement

Box 1 of 12

Activities Report

Box 1 of 12

Administrative Service Center (ASC)

Box 1 of 12

Advisory Group on Science and Technology Policy

Box 1 of 12

Affirmative Action Reports - 1992

Box 1 of 12

Agency for International Development

Box 1 of 12

Aldabra Atoll

Box 1 of 12

Anacostia Museum - 1991

Box 1 of 12

Announcements (General)

Box 1 of 12

Archives, Smithsonian Institution (SI) - 1992-1993

Box 1 of 12

Arctic Studies

Box 1 of 12

Assistant Secretaries - Arts & Humanities - 1991-1993

Box 1 of 12

Assistant Secretaries - Education & Public Services 1991-1993

Box 1 of 12

Assistant Secretaries - External Affairs - 1991-1993

Box 1 of 12

Assistant Secretaries - Finance & Administration - 1991-1993

Box 1 of 12

Assistant Secretaries - Institutional Affairs - 1992

Box 1 of 12

Assistant Secretaries - Science - 1991-1993

Box 1 of 12

Audit Information

Box 1 of 12

Audubon

Box 1 of 12

Australia

Box 1 of 12

Awards (Chevron, Getty, International Prize for Biology, National Medal of Science, Tyler, Volvo Environmental)

Box 1 of 12

Belgium

Box 1 of 12

Belize

Box 1 of 12

Beller Request

Box 1 of 12

Beringia

Box 1 of 12

Biological Diversity (2 folders)

Box 1 of 12

Biological Diversity, National Center for

Box 1 of 12

Box 2

Brazil

Box 2 of 12

British Airways

Box 2 of 12

Burch Fellowship

Box 2 of 12

Bureau Director's Meeting

Box 2 of 12

Canada

Box 2 of 12

Canal Alternatives Study

Box 2 of 12

Capital Program Planning Board

Box 2 of 12

China

Box 2 of 12

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

Box 2 of 12

Collections Management

Box 2 of 12

Collections Research Fund

Box 2 of 12

Columbus Center

Box 2 of 12

Conferences

Box 2 of 12

Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL)

Box 2 of 12

Conservation and Research Center

Box 2 of 12

Box 3

Conservation Training Council, Smithsonian Institution

Box 3 of 12

Contracting and Property Management, Office of (OCPM)

Box 3 of 12

Convention on International Endangered Species (CITES)

Box 3 of 12

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

Box 3 of 12

Cultural Diversity

Box 3 of 12

Curatorial Advancement (includes general PAEC)

Box 3 of 12

Darwin Initiative

Box 3 of 12

Design and Construction, Office of

Box 3 of 12

Development, Office of (OD)

Box 3 of 12

Diving Program, Smithsonian Institution

Box 3 of 12

England

Box 3 of 12

Environmental Awareness, Office of (OEA)

Box 3 of 12

Environment Management and Safety, Office of (OEMS)

Box 3 of 12

Box 4

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Box 4 of 12

Equal Employment and Minority Affairs

Box 4 of 12

Exxon

Box 4 of 12

Facilities Services, Office of (OFS)

Box 4 of 12

Federal Facilities Compliance Act (FFCA)

Box 4 of 12

Fellowships and Grants, Office of (OFG)

Box 4 of 12

Financial System, Smithsonian Institution

Box 4 of 12

Folklife Programs, Office of

Box 4 of 12

Friends of the National Zoological Park (FONZ)

Box 4 of 12

FONZ - Board of Directors

Box 4 of 12

FONZ - General

Box 4 of 12

FONZ - Nominating Committee - 1992-1993 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 12

Galapagos

Box 4 of 12

General Counsel, Office of

Box 4 of 12

Germany

Box 4 of 12

Global Change

Box 4 of 12

Government Relationship, Office of (OGR)

Box 4 of 12

Guyana

Box 4 of 12

History, Archives and National Collections, Office of (HANC)

Box 4 of 12

Human Resources, Office of

Box 4 of 12

India

Box 4 of 12

Indonesia

Box 4 of 12

Information Resource Management, Office of (OIRM)

Box 4 of 12

Box 5

Information Technology Initiative

Box 5 of 12

Inspector General, Office of (IG)

Box 5 of 12

Institutional Studies

Box 5 of 12

Institutional Initiatives, Office of

Box 5 of 12

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Box 5 of 12

Interior, U.S. Dept. of (DOI)

Box 5 of 12

Internal Controls Review

Box 5 of 12

International Environmental Science Program (IESP) (Venezuela-Rudran, Neotropical Lowlands-Heyer, Mexico-Whigham)

Box 5 of 12

International Activities Center (IAC)

Box 5 of 12

International Project Development Group (IPDG)

Box 5 of 12

International Exchange Program

Box 5 of 12

Internet

Box 5 of 12

Inventory

Box 5 of 12

Iraq

Box 5 of 12

Information Resources Management

Box 5 of 12

Israel

Box 5 of 12

Italy

Box 5 of 12

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Box 5 of 12

Jamaica

Box 5 of 12

Box 6

Jesse Noyes Foundation

Box 6 of 12

Joseph Henry Papers

Box 6 of 12

Korea

Box 6 of 12

Legislature

Box 6 of 12

Library of Congress

Box 6 of 12

Madagascar

Box 6 of 12

Malaysia

Box 6 of 12

Man and the Biosphere (MAB)

Box 6 of 12

Management Report

Box 6 of 12

Manpower, Office of

Box 6 of 12

Marine Mammal Commission

Box 6 of 12

Marine Systematic Laboratory

Box 6 of 12

Master Mall Raceway System

Box 6 of 12

Media, Communications with

Box 6 of 12

Medical Museum

Box 6 of 12

Mexico

Box 6 of 12

Migratory Bird Program

Box 6 of 12

Millennium Project

Box 6 of 12

Minorities in Science

Box 6 of 12

Minority Internships

Box 6 of 12

MITRE

Box 6 of 12

Molecular Systematics External Review

Box 6 of 12

Box 7

Moriah Fund

Box 7 of 12

Museum Support Center (MSC)

Box 7 of 12

Museum Computer Conference

Box 7 of 12

National Academy of Science (NAS)

Box 7 of 12

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Box 7 of 12

National African American Museum (NAfAM)

Box 7 of 12

National Air and Space Museum (NASM)

Box 7 of 12

National Center for Biodiversity

Box 7 of 12

National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, U.S.

Box 7 of 12

National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property

Box 7 of 12

National Institute of the Environment (NIE)

Box 7 of 12

National Museum of American Art (NMAA)

Box 7 of 12

National Museum of American Indian (NMAI)

Box 7 of 12

National Museum of American History (NMAH)

Box 7 of 12

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) (1 folder)

Box 7 of 12

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

National Portrait Gallery (NPG)

Box 7 of 12

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Box 7 of 12

National Zoological Park (NZP)

Box 7 of 12

Box 8

NZP - Incinerator Problems

Box 8 of 12

NZP - Panda Program

Box 8 of 12

NZP - Saudi Arabia

Box 8 of 12

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Box 8 of 12

Nature Conservancy

Box 8 of 12

Netherlands

Box 8 of 12

New Independent States

Box 8 of 12

New Zealand

Box 8 of 12

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Box 8 of 12

Norway

Box 8 of 12

National Research and Education Network (NREN)

Box 8 of 12

Office Memorandum (OMXXX)

Box 8 of 12

Organizations of American States

Box 8 of 12

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Box 8 of 12

Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) (4 folders)

Box 8 of 12

Box 9

Overseas Development Administration (ODA)

Box 9 of 12

Panama (Canal Alternatives Commission) 1992-1993

Box 9 of 12

Pan-American Development Foundation

Box 9 of 12

Personnel, Smithsonian Institution

Box 9 of 12

Plant Services, Office of (OPS)

Box 9 of 12

Policy and Program Development (OPPD)

Box 9 of 12

Public Affairs, Office of (OPA)

Box 9 of 12

Public Welfare Foundation (PWF)

Box 9 of 12

Publications

Box 9 of 12

Regents, Smithsonian Institution Board of

Box 9 of 12

Registrar, Office of (OR)

Box 9 of 12

Research, Libraries, and Archives Collections Conservation Taskforce (RELACT)

Box 9 of 12

Research Policy Committee

Box 9 of 12

Research Library/Gp/Information Network (RGL/RLIN)

Box 9 of 12

Research Misconduct

Box 9 of 12

Royal Geographic Society

Box 9 of 12

Russia

Box 9 of 12

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) (2 folders)

Box 9 of 12

SAO - Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF)

Box 9 of 12

SAO - Center for Astrophysics (CfA)

Box 9 of 12

SAO - Infrared-Optical Telescope Array (IOTA)

Box 9 of 12

SAO - Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT)

Box 9 of 12

SAO - Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Box 9 of 12

SAO Personnel

Box 9 of 12

Box 10

Scientific Equipment Pool

Box 10 of 12

Secretary, Office of the SI

Box 10 of 12

Senegal

Box 10 of 12

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) (2 folders)

Box 10 of 12

SERC Master Plan

Box 10 of 12

Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) (1 folder) (includes SIA Director Search)

Box 10 of 12

SIA (1 folder)

Box 10 of 12

SI Archives & Special Collections Council (SIASC)

Box 10 of 12

SI Communications Strategy

Box 10 of 12

SI Council 1992

Box 10 of 12

Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

Box 10 of 12

Box 11

SIL (2 folders)

Box 11 of 12

Singapore

Box 11 of 12

SI Research Information (SIRIS)

Box 11 of 12

SI Wildlife Training Program

Box 11 of 12

SI Years Submission (2 folders)

Box 11 of 12

Smithson Society Award

Box 11 of 12

Sorting Center

Box 11 of 12

SORES Foundation

Box 11 of 12

SOROS Foundation

Box 11 of 12

Special Exhibition Fund

Box 11 of 12

Sponsored Projects, Office of (OSP)

Box 11 of 12

Sri Lanka

Box 11 of 12

Standard of Conduct

Box 11 of 12

State Department, U.S.

Box 11 of 12

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) (2 folders)

Box 11 of 12

Box 12

STRI - Living Allowance

Box 12 of 12

STRI - Oil Spill

Box 12 of 12

Study Tours and Seminars

Box 12 of 12

Suitland Master Plan

Box 12 of 12

Sweden

Box 12 of 12

Swiss Embassy

Box 12 of 12

Switzerland

Box 12 of 12

Tanzania

Box 12 of 12

Tibet

Box 12 of 12

Tick Collection

Box 12 of 12

Trilateral Committee on Environmental Education (U.S./Mexico/Canada)

Box 12 of 12

United Kingdom (UK)

Box 12 of 12

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Box 12 of 12

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Box 12 of 12

University/College Relations

Box 12 of 12

U.S. Asia Environment Partnership (USAEP)

Box 12 of 12

Venezuela

Box 12 of 12

Videohistory Project

Box 12 of 12

Vietnam

Box 12 of 12

Whipple Observatory (Fred Lawrence) - FLWO

Box 12 of 12

Wildlife Legislation Fund

Box 12 of 12

World Bank

Box 12 of 12

World Food Day, U.S. Committee for

Box 12 of 12

Zimbabwe

Box 12 of 12