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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-126

James Smithson Society

Program Records, 1992-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: James Smithson Society
Title: Program Records
Dates: 1992-1994
Quantity: 4.58 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection: Accession 95-126
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of copies of James Smithson Society Grant Proposals; attachments for proposals; Founder Medalist nominations; James Smithson Society Grant Proposal books; the publication "1991, A Year in Review;" and memoranda related to the grant proposal and award process. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, pamphlets, and images.

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This accession consists of copies of James Smithson Society Grant Proposals; attachments for proposals; Founder Medalist nominations; James Smithson Society Grant Proposal books; the publication "1991, A Year in Review;" and memoranda related to the grant proposal and award process. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, pamphlets, and images.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-126, James Smithson Society, Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

James Smithson Society, "1991, A Year in Review" book

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Grant Proposals, 1992, grouped alphabetically by contact name. Some records include books, brochures/pamphlets and slides.

A-D, F-H, J-N, P, R-Z (14 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Visual and documentary materials for proposals, grouped by subject. Records include supplementary photographs, brochures, pamphlets, and written material on the proposals and contact persons.

Arts and Humanities. Includes color photocopies, black and white photographs, color photographs, and slides.

Box 1 of 5

Education and Public Service

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Finance and Administration. Includes color photographs.

Box 1 of 5

Sciences. Includes black and white photographs, color photographs, and brochures.

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Other material relating to grant award process

Grant Proposal Receipt Logs

Box 1 of 5

1992 Founder Medalist Nominations

Box 1 of 5

Memoranda. Includes photocopy of packet of information about the James Smithson Society Grants; Letter to James Smithson Society members, re: James Smithson Society Annual Weekend, 10/20-21/1991; and James Early's recommendations for awards in his category, 4/13/1992.

Box 1 of 5

Unarranged. Includes items found in the bottom of the box, including an unidentified memo and snapshot candid of a group.

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1993

1993 James Smithson Society Grant Proposal Book

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Memoranda on the 1993 Grant Proposal process

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Founder Medalist Nominations, 1993

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James Smithson Society Grant Proposals, 1993, grouped alphabetically by contact name. Some records include books, brochures/pamphlets and slides.

A-C (3 folders)

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Box 2

D-Z (10 folders)

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1993

James Smithson Society Grant Proposal book (unbound) (3 folders)

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James Smithson Society Grant Proposal book (bound)

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Supplementary Material to 1993 Grant Proposals, alphabetically by contact name

A-B

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Box 3

C-H, J-N, P-Z (6 folders)

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Unidentified document from proposal supplementary material

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Other material relating to grant award process

Grant Review Rating Sheets

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Judges' Ratings

Box 3 of 5

Memoranda

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1994

James Smithson Society Grant Proposal Book (unbound) (3 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

James Smithson Society Grant Proposal Book (bound)

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James Smithson Society Grant Proposals, 1994, with all accompanying attachments (visuals, letters of recommendation, etc.), alphabetically by contact name

A-Z (7 folders)

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Pages from flipchart, documenting judges' ratings

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Visuals packets for several proposals. Includes slides, photographs, and brochures.

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Box 5

James Smithson Society Grant Proposals, 1993: Photograph addition to grant proposal

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