Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Biographical Files, and Documents relating to Smithsonian Awards and Medals, 1927, 1956-1988
In this accession, series one consists of miscellaneous biographical files, mainly of persons affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution (SI), and is comprised of newspaper clippings, obituaries, biographies from Who's Who, SI announcements and press releases, curriculum vitae, and accompanying memoranda, c. 1968-1987.
Series two consists of documents relating to Smithsonian awards and medals, including the James Smithson Medal, the Joseph Henry Medal, and the Samuel P. Langley Medal, and includes photographs of recipients and of awards, lists of recipients, brochures, news releases, and newspaper articles, 1927, 1956-1988.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-136, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Biographical Files, and Documents relating to Smithsonian Awards and Medals