Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Subject Files, circa 1986-1990
This accession consists of records that document activities of the former Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, which was renamed the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service in 1992, and the Office of the Assistant Provost for Education and Cultural Programs in 1994. Included is correspondence and memoranda of Ralph Rinzler, Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1984-1989; and James C. Early, Executive Assistant, 1986-1987, Deputy Assistant Secretary, 1988-1989, and Acting Assistant Secretary, 1990. Also includes proposals regarding projects such as "Afro-American Programming" and the "Kennedy Center Summer Project"; information about special events, Smithsonian Year, Committee for a Wider Audience Development, and James Smithson Society; program reports; information regarding grant foundations and the public service budget; and minutes of meetings.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Early, James C.
- Rinzler, Ralph
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Afro-American Programming
- Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Committee for a Wider Audience
- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)
- James Smithson Society
- Smithsonian year (Serial)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-149, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Public Service, Subject Files