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Accession 94-042,  Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences,  Subject Files, circa 1990-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Title: Subject Files
Dates: circa 1990-1993
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-042
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

A greater part of these records document the administrative activities of Ross B. Simons as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, but also includes some material from when he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research (1988-1992). Materials include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to science programs at the Smithsonian and abroad. The records make reference to the Smithsonian-led "Debt for Nature" negotiations; United States-Asia Environmental Partnership case study; budget appropriations; Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC); Board of Regents reports; conferences and seminars; Conservation Training Council minutes of meetings; grants and fellowships; Collections Information System planning; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory "Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility" (AXAF); research at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO); and personnel matters.

Descriptive Entry

A greater part of these records document the administrative activities of Ross B. Simons as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, but these records also include some material from when he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research (1988-1992). They consist mostly of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to science programs at the Smithsonian Institution and abroad. The records make reference to the Smithsonian-led "Debt for Nature" negotiations; United States-Asia Environmental Partnership case study; budget appropriations; Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC); Board of Regents reports; conferences and seminars; Conservation Training Council minutes of meetings; grants and fellowships; Collections Information System planning; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory "Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility" (AXAF); research at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO); and personnel matters.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-042, Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, Subject Files

Container List

Box 1

A

Administrative Service Center (ASC)

Box 1 of 7

Africa

Box 1 of 7

Agency for International Development (AID)

Box 1 of 7

American Association of Zoological Parks (AAZP)

Box 1 of 7

ANA (All Nippon Airways-Development Assistant Agencies-Japan)

Box 1 of 7

Anacostia Museum

Box 1 of 7

Anthropology

Box 1 of 7

Assistant Secretary for External Affairs

Box 1 of 7

Assistant Secretary for Museums

Box 1 of 7

Assistant Secretary for Public Service

Box 1 of 7

Assistant Secretary for Science

Box 1 of 7

Australia

Box 1 of 7

Austria

Box 1 of 7

B

Biological Diversity (General)

Box 1 of 7

Biological Diversity, National Center for

Box 1 of 7

Board of Science & Technology for International Development (Bostid)

Box 1 of 7

Budget, FY 1993

Box 1 of 7

Budget Hearings, 1992

Box 1 of 7

Budget Hearings, 1993

Box 1 of 7

Budget, Office of Planning and

Box 1 of 7

Bureau Directors' Meetings

Box 1 of 7

C

Canada (2 folders)

Box 1 of 7

Capital Program Planning Board

Box 1 of 7

Center for Tropical Forest Science (CTFS)

Box 1 of 7

Coalition for Networked Info (CNI)

Box 1 of 7

Collections Info System (CIS) (3 folders)

Box 1 of 7

Conservation Analytical Lab (CAL)

Box 1 of 7

Conservation Research Center (CRC) - Front Royal, 1990

Box 1 of 7

Conservation Research Center (CRC) - Front Royal, 1992

Box 1 of 7

Conservation Training Council (SICTC)

Box 1 of 7

Conv. on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

Box 1 of 7

Council of Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Cuba (General)

Box 2 of 7

D

Debt Swaps (General)

Box 2 of 7

Debt Swaps: Ecuador

Box 2 of 7

Debt Swaps: Guyana

Box 2 of 7

Debt Swaps: Panama

Box 2 of 7

Defense, US Department of (Included Department of Defense Legacy Program info)

Box 2 of 7

Denmark

Box 2 of 7

Design/Construction, Office of (ODC) - General

Box 2 of 7

Design/Construction, Office of (ODC) - A&M

Box 2 of 7

Design/Construction, Office of (ODC) - R&R (2 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Development, Office of (OMD) - General

Box 2 of 7

Diving Control Board, SI Scientific

Box 2 of 7

Diving Program, SI (General)

Box 2 of 7

E

Employment, Requests for (included all resumes, ref. letters, etc.)

Box 2 of 7

Ethical Standards

Box 2 of 7

European Economic Communities (EEC)

Box 2 of 7

External Review - National Museum of American History (NMAH)

Box 2 of 7

F

Facilities Services, Office of (OFS)

Box 2 of 7

Fellowships & Grants, Office of (OFG)

Box 2 of 7

Field Collecting Policy (OM 808), 1991 files

Box 2 of 7

Field Research Site Coordinating Committee

Box 2 of 7

Finland

Box 2 of 7

Forests for the Future Initiative

Box 2 of 7

France (Development Assistant Agencies)

Box 2 of 7

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Box 2 of 7

Friends of the National Zoological Park (FONZ) - General

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

FONZ - Board of Directors (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

FONZ - Executive Committee

Box 3 of 7

Fujita, Dr. Marty, 1992

Box 3 of 7

Fujita, Dr. Marty, 1993

Box 3 of 7

G

Global Business Network (GBN)

Box 3 of 7

Global Change (CEES/FCCSET)

Box 3 of 7

Global Change (General)

Box 3 of 7

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Box 3 of 7

Gorgas Memorial Institute

Box 3 of 7

Government Relations, Office of (OGR) - General - Legislation

Box 3 of 7

Guyana

Box 3 of 7

H

Human Resources, Office of SI (OHR)

Box 3 of 7

I

Indonesia

Box 3 of 7

Information Resource Management, Office of (OIRM) - General

Box 3 of 7

Information Resource Management, Office of (OIRM) - IBM Mosaic Project

Box 3 of 7

Inspector General, Office of the SI (IG)

Box 3 of 7

Institute of the Americas

Box 3 of 7

Institutional Studies

Box 3 of 7

InterAmerican Development Bank (IADB)

Box 3 of 7

International Activities Center (IAC)

Box 3 of 7

International Agreements (General)

Box 3 of 7

International Conference on Copepoda

Box 3 of 7

International Development (Training)

Box 3 of 7

International Environmental Science Program (IESP)

Box 3 of 7

Internet

Box 3 of 7

IRM Assessment Group

Box 3 of 7

Ireland

Box 3 of 7

J

Japan - Development Assistant Agencies

Box 3 of 7

Japanese Environment Agency

Box 3 of 7

JICA

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Joseph Henry Papers

Box 4 of 7

K

Kenya - General

Box 4 of 7

L

Latino Media Advisory Committee

Box 4 of 7

Legislation (2 folders)

Box 4 of 7

Link Port, Marine Station at

Box 4 of 7

M

General (Michael Day, Science Museum of Minnesota letter)

Box 4 of 7

Malaysia

Box 4 of 7

Man & Biosphere (MAB)

Box 4 of 7

Marine Mammal Commission

Box 4 of 7

Media, Communications with (1991 file)

Box 4 of 7

Migratory Bird Program

Box 4 of 7

Molecular Systematics Lab (General)

Box 4 of 7

MPALA Ranch (3 folders)

Box 4 of 7

Museum Support Center

Box 4 of 7

N

Nanotechnology

Box 4 of 7

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Box 4 of 7

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - General

Box 4 of 7

National Air and Space Museum - Extension

Box 4 of 7

National Institute of the Environment (NIE)

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of American Art (NMAA)

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of American History (NMAH)

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of American Indian (NMAI)

Box 4 of 7

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) (3 folders)

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

National Zoological Park (NZP) - General

Box 5 of 7

National Zoological Park (NZP) - Saudi Center

Box 5 of 7

NREN

Box 5 of 7

O

Office Memorandum (OM)

Box 5 of 7

Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) (3 folders)

Box 5 of 7

P

Personnel, SI (Memos to RMA)

Box 5 of 7

Planning

Box 5 of 7

Plant Services, Office of (OPS)

Box 5 of 7

Protection Services, Office of

Box 5 of 7

R

General (Letter To Walt Rosen & Letter To Chris Hughes, Reebok)

Box 5 of 7

Regents, SI Board of

Box 5 of 7

Registrar, Office of (OR)

Box 5 of 7

Research Libraries Group/Info Network (RLG/RLIN)

Box 5 of 7

S

SAO (General) (3 folders)

Box 5 of 7

SAO Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF)

Box 5 of 7

SAO (CFA Library)

Box 5 of 7

SAO (IOTA)

Box 5 of 7

SAO (Multiple Mirror Telescope) (MMT) - 1990

Box 5 of 7

SAO (Multiple Mirror Telescope) (MMT) - 1991

Box 5 of 7

SAO (Multiple Mirror Telescope) (MMT) - 1992 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

SAO (Submillimeter Array) - 1989

Box 5 of 7

SAO (Submillimeter Array) - 1990

Box 5 of 7

SAO (Submillimeter Array) - 1991

Box 5 of 7

SAO (Submillimeter Array) - 1992 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Scholarly Studies

Box 6 of 7

SERC (General) (3 folders)

Box 6 of 7

SI Archives (SIA) - General - 1991

Box 6 of 7

SI Archives (SIA) - General - 1992 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

SIASC-SIA Special Collections Council

Box 6 of 7

SI Biblio Info Sys (SIBIS) - General - 1991

Box 6 of 7

SI Biblio Info Sys (SIBIS) - General - 1992

Box 6 of 7

SI Biblio Info Sys (SIBIS) - Meeting Minutes

Box 6 of 7

SI Biblio Info Sys (SIBIS) - Reprocurement - 1991

Box 6 of 7

SI Biblio Info Sys (SIBIS) - Reprocurement - 1992

Box 6 of 7

SI Council

Box 6 of 7

SI Libraries (SIL) - General

Box 6 of 7

Singapore

Box 6 of 7

Space

Box 6 of 7

Sponsored Projects, Office of (OSP)

Box 6 of 7

Sri Lanka

Box 6 of 7

State Department, US

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

STRI (General) (8 folders)

Box 7 of 7

STRI (Associate Development Office)

Box 7 of 7

STRI (Oil Spill)

Box 7 of 7

Suitland Master Plan

Box 7 of 7

T

Toyota Foundation

Box 7 of 7

U

United Nations Conference on Environment Development (UNCED)

Box 7 of 7

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Box 7 of 7

United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

Box 7 of 7

University of Georgia

Box 7 of 7

U.S. Asia Environmental Partnership

Box 7 of 7

V

Venezuela - General

Box 7 of 7

Videohistory Project

Box 7 of 7

W

Whipple Observatory, Fred Lawrence (FLWO)

Box 7 of 7

World Bank, The (5 folders)

Box 7 of 7