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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-095

Swinney, H. J. (Holman J.), 1919-

Holman J. Swinney Papers, 1941, 1956-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Swinney, H. J. (Holman J.), 1919-
Title: Holman J. Swinney Papers
Dates: 1941, 1956-1990
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 95-095
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The bulk of these records consist of Holman J. (Jerry) Swinney's appointment books, and newspaper clippings collected by him and his wife. The appointment books contain only cryptic or abbreviated entries, but indicate the pace of Swinney's activities during his career. The newspaper clippings range from a photograph of a youthful Swinney participating in a gun show in 1941 through his later work at the Rochester Museum and Science Center in 1984. The records also contain correspondence, brochures, publicity materials, and newsletters documenting highlights in Swinney's career. Also included is a file of documents assembled during Swinney's presidency of the Northeast Museums Conference in 1976-1977, such as memoranda, budgetary and accounting statements, planning documents, meeting agendas, and correspondence.

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The bulk of these records consist of Holman J. (Jerry) Swinney's appointment books, and newspaper clippings collected by him and his wife. The appointment books contain only cryptic or abbreviated entries, but indicate the pace of Swinney's activities during his career. The newspaper clippings range from a photograph of a youthful Swinney participating in a gun show in 1941 through his later work at the Rochester Museum and Science Center in 1984. The records also contain random correspondence, brochures, publicity materials, and newsletters documenting highlights in Swinney's career. Also included is a file of documents assembled during Swinney's presidency of the Northeast Museums Conference in 1976-1977, such as memoranda, budgetary and accounting statements, planning documents, meeting agendas, and correspondence.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-095, Holman J. Swinney Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Appointment Books, 1957-1965, 1967-1969, 1972-1985, 1990 (3 folders)

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Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum - News Conference, 1978

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Presidency - Northeast Museums Conference

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Clippings (4 folders)

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Miscellaneous Conference Files

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Mrs. Swinney Scrapbook Material

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Clippings (3 folders)

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Miscellaneous Conference Files

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