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Accession 94-128

Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research

Subject Files, circa 1989-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Title: Subject Files
Dates: circa 1989-1993
Quantity: 8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-128
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science. Materials include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to administration of offices and bureaus throughout the Institution, primarily focusing on budget appropriations, personnel matters, or the overall maintenance of museum facilities; exhibitions and collections management; fellowships and grants; congressional issues; proposals for, or reports concerning, scholarly research projects overseas; accounting services; Step-up 90 Program; affirmative action; and endowments. Additional correspondence refers to the African-American Program, Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES), International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), Laboratory of Molecular Systematics, Quality Education for Minorities (QEM), International Science Foundation (ISF), Sesquicentennial Celebration, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO).

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science. They include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to administration of offices and bureaus throughout the Institution, primarily focusing on budget appropriations, personnel matters, or the overall maintenance of museum facilities; exhibitions and collections management; fellowships and grants; congressional issues; proposals for, or reports concerning, scholarly research projects overseas; accounting services; Step-up 90 Program; affirmative action; and endowments. Additional correspondence refers to the African-American Program, Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES), International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), Laboratory of Molecular Systematics, Quality Education for Minorities (QEM), International Science Foundation (ISF), Sesquicentennial Celebration, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO).

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-128, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Research, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Academia Computing, General Information, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 8

Accounting Information, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 8

Administrative Services, 1990

Box 1 of 8

Advancement Council, 1989

Box 1 of 8

Affirmative Action, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 8

Affirmative Action Reports, Research Offices, Semi-Annual, 1991

Box 1 of 8

African-American Museum Initiative, 1990-1993

Box 1 of 8

African-American Program, 1988-1991

Box 1 of 8

American Studies (Office of), 1991

Box 1 of 8

Archeobiology, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 8

Archives of American Art (Search for Director), 1988-1989

Box 1 of 8

Audit Information, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 8

Awards, 1991-1993

Box 1 of 8

Biodiversity, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 8

Brazil Correspondence, 1986-1989

Box 1 of 8

Budget Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1989-1982

Box 1 of 8

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), 1989-1992

Box 1 of 8

Center for Astrophysics (CFA), 1987-1991

Box 1 of 8

China, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 8

Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES), 1991-1992

Box 1 of 8

Conference Services (Office of), 1988-1991

Box 1 of 8

Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL), 1991-1992

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Conservation and Research Center (CRC) Front Royal, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 8

Cultural Diversity, 1990-1993

Box 2 of 8

Development (Office of), 1992

Box 2 of 8

Development (Office of Membership and), 1991

Box 2 of 8

Development (Office of Membership and), 1990

Box 2 of 8

Development (Office of Membership and), 1989

Box 2 of 8

Diving (SI Program), 1990-1991

Box 2 of 8

Education (Campus on the Mall), 1991-1992

Box 2 of 8

Education (General), 1993

Box 2 of 8

Education (General), 1992

Box 2 of 8

Education (General), 1990-1991

Box 2 of 8

Education (National Science Resource Center), 1992-1993

Box 2 of 8

Education (Outreach Fund), 1990-1991

Box 2 of 8

Education (Science), 1992-1993

Box 2 of 8

Education (Union Institute), 1991

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (General Information), 1991

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (National Museum of Natural History), 1991 (Vol. 1)

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (National Museum of Natural History), 1991 (Vol. 2)

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (National Museum of Natural History), 1991 (Vol. 3)

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (National Museum of Natural History), 1991 (Vol. 4)

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (National Zoological Park), 1991

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), 1991

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory), 1991

Box 2 of 8

Endowment (Smithsonian Tropical Research Center), 1991

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Fellowships and Grants, 1991

Box 3 of 8

Hearing on Construction (House), 1991

Box 3 of 8

Hearing (Senate), 1991

Box 3 of 8

Hearst Film Project, 1992-1993 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Human Resources (Office of), 1991

Box 3 of 8

Institute of the Americas, 1989-1992

Box 3 of 8

Interdisciplinary Studies (Office of), 1990-1992

Box 3 of 8

International Affairs (Office of), 1990-1993

Box 3 of 8

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), 1987-1989

Box 3 of 8

International Science Foundation (ISF) Panel Information - Personal, 1993

Box 3 of 8

International Science Foundation (ISF), 1993

Box 3 of 8

International Science Foundation (ISF) Panel, 1994 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

International Science Foundation (ISF) Awards, 1994

Box 3 of 8

International Science Foundation (ISF), 1994

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

International Science Foundation (ISF) Proposal Reviews, 1994 (4 folders)

Box 4 of 8

International Science Foundation (ISF), 1993

Box 4 of 8

Joseph Henry Papers (Project), 1991

Box 4 of 8

Laboratory of Molecular Systematics, 1990-1993

Box 4 of 8

Lake Superior Center

Box 4 of 8

Man and the Biosphere Program (MAB/SI), 1991

Box 4 of 8

Man and the Biosphere Program (MAB/US), 1991

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture, 1992-1993

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - Maryland Center for Systematic Entomology (MCSE), 1984-1990

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - University of Arizona, History/Learning from Things Symposia, 1988-1993

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - SI/University of Arizona, includes fellowship material, 1990-1992 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - SI/University of Arizona relationship, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, Early Planning and Discussion Material, through 1987

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, "19th Century American Silver," 4/7-8/1988, First Annual

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, "Crossroads...," 3/2-4/1989

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, "Impact of New Netherlands...," 5/3-5/1990

Box 4 of 8

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, "The Gift as...," 4/28-30/1991

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, "Weapons in American Culture," 4/30-5/2/1992

Box 5 of 8

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, Maps/Cooper-Hewitt, 3/3-5/1993, New York City

Box 5 of 8

Material Culture - SI/Yale Seminar, "Wood: Timber, Transformation and Design," 4/28-30/1994

Box 5 of 8

Material Culture Forum (General), through 1989

Box 5 of 8

Material Culture Forum (General), 1990

Box 5 of 8

Material Culture Forum (General), 1991

Box 5 of 8

Material Culture Forum (General), 1992

Box 5 of 8

Material Culture Forum (General), 1993

Box 5 of 8

Media Oversight Committee, 1991

Box 5 of 8

Metrication, 1991-1993

Box 5 of 8

Migratory Bird, 1991 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Mongolia, 1991-1992 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Monthly Management Reports, 1991-1993

Box 5 of 8

Mpala Ranch, 1992

Box 5 of 8

National Center for Biological Diversity, 1992

Box 5 of 8

National Museum of Natural History, 1992 (4 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

National Zoological Park (NZP), 1992

Box 6 of 8

National Zoological Park (NZP), 1991

Box 6 of 8

OPlants Work Hours, 1991

Box 6 of 8

Promotions, 1992

Box 6 of 8

Prospectus, 1991

Box 6 of 8

Public Affairs (Office of), 1991

Box 6 of 8

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM), 1990-93 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Intern Program, 1991-1992

Box 6 of 8

Regents Fellows, 1989-1991

Box 6 of 8

Regents, SI Board of (General), 1991-1993

Box 6 of 8

Regents Publication Program (RPC), 1986-1992 (3 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Regents Publication Program (RPC), 1992

Box 6 of 8

Regents Publication Program (RPC), 1991

Box 6 of 8

Regents Publication Program (RPC), 1990

Box 6 of 8

Registrar, Office of, 1992-1993

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee (General), 1991

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee (General), 1990

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee (General), through 1989

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Researcher Communications, 1991-1992

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Compensation, 1990

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Compensation, through 1989

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Funds for Research, includes Research Opportunities Fund, Office of Sponsored Projects, etc., 1991

Box 6 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Patents/Royalties, 1989

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Research Policy Committee, Survey of Researchers, 1991

Box 7 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Survey of Researchers, 1990

Box 7 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Survey of Researchers, 1989

Box 7 of 8

Research Policy Committee, Survey of Researchers, undated

Box 7 of 8

Research Reports, 1991-1993

Box 7 of 8

Research Reports, through 1989-1990

Box 7 of 8

Retreat, Hoffmann's Role in Institutional Planning, 1988-1990

Box 7 of 8

Russia, General Information, 1992 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Saudi Arabia Proposal (2 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Scholarly Studies, 1990-1993 (4 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Scholars Residence, 1990-1991

Box 7 of 8

Sesquicentennial Celebration, 1993

Box 7 of 8

Smithson Society, 1989-1992

Box 7 of 8

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), 1992

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Smithsonian Institution Library (SIL), 1992

Box 8 of 8

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Housing Problems

Box 8 of 8

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (Minority Interns), New Mexico Highlands University, 1991-1993

Box 8 of 8

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), 1992

Box 8 of 8

Smithsonian Institution Council, 1991-1992

Box 8 of 8

Special Exhibits Fund, 1989-1993

Box 8 of 8

Sponsored Projects (Office of), 1989-1992 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 8

Step-up 90, 1989-1993 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 8

Times Mirror, 1993 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 8