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Accession 92-037,  Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events,  Records, 1982-1985

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events
Title: Records
Dates: 1982-1985
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 92-037
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document short term events such as dinners for Regents, luncheons, tea parties for special guests, receptions for special guests of the Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, purchase and catering receipts, guests lists and their mailing addresses, agendas, invitations, minutes of meetings, acceptance, catalogues, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper article clippings pertaining to the special events, press kits, black and white photographs, contact sheets, color prints, and negatives.

Descriptive Entry

These records document short term events such as dinners for Regents, luncheons, tea parties for special guests, receptions for special guests of the Institution. Also include correspondence, memoranda, purchase and catering receipts, guests lists and their mailing addresses, agendas, invitations, minutes of meetings, acceptance, catalogues, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper article clippings pertaining to the special events, press kits, black and white photographs, contact sheets and color prints and negatives.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-037, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records

Container List

Box 1

Events Denied, 1980

Box 1 of 5

Regents Dinner/National Museum of American History (NMAH), 01/22/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Meeting, Breakfast, Lunch/Regents Room, 01/23/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Audit & Review Meeting/Regents Room, 03/08/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Dinner/The White House, 05/06/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Meeting, Breakfast, Lunch/Regents Room, 05/07/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Audit & Review Meeting/Regents Room, 05/24/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Dinner/National Air and Space Museum (NASM) 1st Floor, 09/16/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Meeting/Regents Room, 09/17/1984

Box 1 of 5

Regents Audit & Review/MAR Staff Dining Room, 11/20/1984

Box 1 of 5

Senate of Scientists Dinner/Associates Court, 01/05/1984

Box 1 of 5

Cooper-Hewitt Coffee, Meeting, Lunch/Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS), 01/12/1984

Box 1 of 5

Preview & Reception for Smithsonian World/National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Baird & Rotunda, 01/17/1984

Box 1 of 5

Farewell Reception for Paul Perrot/Smithsonian Institution (SI) Lounge, 01/23/1984

Box 1 of 5

Opening, Preview Art of Cameroon/NMNH, 01/31/1984

Box 1 of 5

Reception for M/M Ripley, 20 Years at SI/NMNH Whale Hall & Rotunda, 02/01/1984

Box 1 of 5

Dinner for M/M Ripley, 20 Years at SI/NMAH Flag Hall, 02/01/1984

Box 1 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NMAH suite, 02/08/1984

Box 1 of 5

Year of the Ocean Project Reception & Dinner/NMNH Whale Hall & Rotunda, 03/09/1984

Box 1 of 5

Diplomatic Luncheon/NASM Flight & the Arts, 03/13/1984

Box 1 of 5

Exhibition Opening & Reception "Exploring Microspace"/NMNH Whale Hall & Rotunda, 03/15/1984

Box 1 of 5

Diplomatic Luncheon/NASM Flight & the Arts, 03/20/1984

Box 1 of 5

Diplomatic Dinner/National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Rotunda & Hall of Presidents, 03/28/1984

Box 1 of 5

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Reception/NMAH Reception Suite, 04/04/1984

Box 1 of 5

Treaty of Paris Meeting/Regents Room, 04/05/1984

Box 1 of 5

Festival of India Committee Meeting & Lunch/Regents Room & Parlor, 04/05/1984

Box 1 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/Naturalist Center, 04/09/1984

Box 1 of 5

Preview Reception for Oman Exhibition/SI Great Hall, 04/17/1984

Box 1 of 5

Dinner for American University of Beirut/NPG Rotunda & Hall of Presidents, 12/10/1982

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Reception & Dinner for Mr. Peterson & 50th Anniversary of "Field Guide to Birds"/NMNH, 04/26/1984

Box 2 of 5

Friends of Music Cocktails & Dinner/WWICS Library, Regents Room, Commons, 04/27/1984

Box 2 of 5

Friends of Music Cocktails & Dinner/Arts & Industries Building (A&I), 04/28/1984

Box 2 of 5

Diplomatic Luncheon/NMAH Reception Suite, 05/01/1984

Box 2 of 5

Office of Museum Programs Thanks Reception/SI Lounge, 05/09/1984

Box 2 of 5

International Archaeometry Symposium/Great Hall, Lounge, Commons, 05/14/1984

Box 2 of 5

Office of Museum Programs (OMP) Luncheon/NMAH Suite, 05/15/1984

Box 2 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NMAH Suite, 05/16/1984

Box 2 of 5

Publication Party for "Washington on Foot"/SI Lounge, 05/16/1984

Box 2 of 5

Yale Class of '36 Dinner/A&I Rotunda, 05/19/1984

Box 2 of 5

Evening with World Wildlife Fund/NMNH Baird Rotunda, 05/20/1984

Box 2 of 5

NATO Science Committee Reception/Assistant Secretary for Science/A&I, 05/22/1984

Box 2 of 5

International Club Luncheon/WWICS Rotunda, Library, 05/23/1984

Box 2 of 5

General Counsel's Farewell for Suzanne Murphy/Regents Room, 05/31/1984

Box 2 of 5

Brook's Award Ceremony/SI Lounge, 06/04/1984

Box 2 of 5

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) Board Meetings & Dinner/HMSG Balcony Room, 06/05/1984

Box 2 of 5

Premiere screening of "Work of Peace" & Reception/NMAH Carmichael & Suite, 06/07/1984

Box 2 of 5

Dinner for Mrs. Haupt and Dr. Sackler, 06/11/1984

Box 2 of 5

Buffet, Reception for Public Relations Committee of American Association of Museums (AAM)-Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services (SITES)/A&I, 6/10/1984

Box 2 of 5

Tea & Slide Show for Mr. Salim Ali/NMAH Suite Carmichael, 06/13/1984

Box 2 of 5

AAM Progressive Dinner & Dessert/A&I, 06/13/1984

Box 2 of 5

Open House for AAM at Museum Support Center (MSC), 06/14/1984

Box 2 of 5

Office of Fellowships and Grants (OFG) Honor Ceremony/SI Lounge, 06/15/1984

Box 2 of 5

Scientists' Buffet Dinner/WWICS, 06/24/1984

Box 2 of 5

Reception Honoring Alaska Participants/SI Great Hall, 06/26/1984

Box 2 of 5

Opening of American Folklife Festival Luncheon/NMAH Rooftop, 06/27/1984

Box 2 of 5

Office of Folklife & AARP Reception/SI Great Hall, 06/27/1984

Box 2 of 5

Office of Folklife Reception to Honor Participants/Commons, Great Hall, 07/02/1984

Box 2 of 5

Ripleys' Picnic Supper/NMAH 5th Floor, 07/04/1984

Box 2 of 5

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Meeting & Luncheon/NMAH Suite, 07/24/1984

Box 2 of 5

Reception for "Treasures From Shanghai Museums"/NMNH Evans, 08/10/1984

Box 2 of 5

Edinburgh Festival, 08/10-19/1984

Box 2 of 5

Reception for Protocol Agreement w/ Morocco/SI Parlor, 08/22/1984

Box 2 of 5

Luncheon for the Ambassador of China/SI Parlor, 08/28/1984

Box 2 of 5

Tea for Mrs. Jayakar-Festival of India/SI Lounge, 08/30/1984

Box 2 of 5

James Smithson Society (JSS)/National Associates Board (NAB) Dinner/NMAH Flag Hall, 09/15/1984

Box 2 of 5

Open House for Adams'/Home, 09/17/1984

Box 2 of 5

Visitors Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) Annual Awards Presentation/A&I, 09/19/1984

Box 2 of 5

Senate of Scientists Dinner & Lecture/Associates' Court, 09/27/1984

Box 2 of 5

Picnic & Rooftop Fireworks/NMAH, 07/04/1982

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Regents' Meeting/Regents Room, 01/28/1985

Box 3 of 5

Regents Dinner/Commons, 05/05/1985

Box 3 of 5

Regents Breakfast, Meeting, Lunch/Regents Room Library, 05/06/1985

Box 3 of 5

Regents Audit & Review/Regents Room, 08/01/1985

Box 3 of 5

Regents Dinner/HMSG Board Room, 09/15/1985

Box 3 of 5

Regents Meeting/Regents Room, 09/16/1985

Box 3 of 5

Regents Audit & Review/MSC, 11/05/1985

Box 3 of 5

Preview & Dinner for "Views of a Vanishing Frontier"/NMNH Rotunda, 01/03/1985

Box 3 of 5

Reception for "Views of a Vanishing Frontier"/NMNH Rotunda, 01/04/1985

Box 3 of 5

Senate of Scientists Dinner/NMNH Associates Court, 01/17/1985

Box 3 of 5

Treaty of Paris Meeting, Film & Dinner/NMAH Carmichael, Director's Conference Room, Reception Suite, 01/30/1985

Box 3 of 5

Jury & Reception for Architecture Competition/SI Lounge, 02/09/1985

Box 3 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NMAH Suite, 02/13/1985

Box 3 of 5

OMP/NMAH Suite, 02/19/1985

Box 3 of 5

Regents Audit & Review/NMAH Ice Cream Parlor, 03/06/1985

Box 3 of 5

Reception in Honor of Dr. Abelson/SI Great Hall, 03/08/1985

Box 3 of 5

Senate of Scientists Cocktails, Dinner/NMNH Associates Court, 03/21/1985

Box 3 of 5

Brunch & Press Gathering for Smithsonian World/NMAH Carmichael & Suite, 03/23/1985

Box 3 of 5

Office of Membership and Development (OMD)/lndo-American Friends of SI Tea Meeting/Regents Room, 04/03/1985

Box 3 of 5

Department of Botany/Center for Plant Conversation Reception/A&I, 04/10/1985

Box 3 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NMAH Reception Suite, 04/11/1985

Box 3 of 5

CFC Reception/NMAH Reception Suite, 04/16/1985

Box 3 of 5

Coffee, Tea Lunch for 99th Congressional Spouses/NMAH Suite, 04/17/1985

Box 3 of 5

OMD/Council on Foundations Dinner for Hague Club/NPG, 04/23/1985

Box 3 of 5

VIARC Reception/A&I, 04/24/1985

Box 3 of 5

Friends of Music Dinner/SI Lounge & Commons, 04/26/1985

Box 3 of 5

Luncheon for the Ambassador of Panama/SI Meeting Room, 04/30/1985

Box 3 of 5

Visit of Queen Noor of Jordan/Castle & Freer, 05/01/1985

Box 3 of 5

OMP International Luncheon/NMAH Suite, 05/13/1985

Box 3 of 5

Search Committee Meeting & Box Lunches/SI Meeting Room, 05/14/1985

Box 3 of 5

SI Magazine 15th Anniversary/A&I Rotunda, 05/14/1985

Box 3 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/Zoo, 05/15/1985

Box 3 of 5

Reception for Miriam Rothschild/SI Lounge, 05/20/1985

Box 3 of 5

HMSG Board Dinner/HMSG Balcony Room, Ambulatory, 05/22/1985

Box 3 of 5

Indo-U.S. Friends for SI Reception for "Aditi"/NMNH, 06/01/1985

Box 3 of 5

Preview Reception for "Aditi"/NMNH Rotunda, 06/0/1985

Box 3 of 5

Brooks Award/SI Lounge, 06/04/1985

Box 3 of 5

Farewell Reception for Sam Hughes/Adams' Home, 06/05/1985

Box 3 of 5

Suburban Newspapers of America Cocktails and Dinner/NMAH, 06/05/1985

Box 3 of 5

Dinner for M/M Mishra/Barney House, 06/06/1985

Box 3 of 5

Luncheon for Mrs. Reagan, Prime Minister and Mrs. Ghandi/Gem Hall, 06/13/1985

Box 3 of 5

OFG Honor Reception/SI Lounge, 06/14/1985

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

HMSG 10th Anniversary Dinner/A&I, 10/01/1984

Box 4 of 5

Reception, Buffet for Staff & Artists of HMSG/A&I, 10/03/1984

Box 4 of 5

Dinner for the Ambassador of Egypt & Mrs. Ghorbal/NPG, Hall of Presidents & Great Hall, 10/08/1984

Box 4 of 5

Preview & Reception for "Traditional Architecture of Saudi Arabia"/SI Great Hall & Lounge, 10/09/1984

Box 4 of 5

Office of Museum Programs Luncheon/NMAH Suite, 10/23/1984

Box 4 of 5

Senate of Sciences Dinner/MNH, Associates Court, 10/25/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Meeting/NHB, Learning center, 10/26/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Luncheon/MAH Reception Suite, 10/26/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Luncheon/NASM Director's Conference Room, 10/26/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Dinner/A&I Rotunda, 10/27/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Meeting/National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Lecture Hall, 10/27/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Luncheon/NMAA Finley Conference Room, 10/27/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Meeting/Freer Auditorium, 10/27/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Council Meeting/Regents Room, 10/28/1984

Box 4 of 5

Secretary's Dinner/NMNH, Gem Hall, 11/02/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NPG Hall of Presidents, 11/07/1984

Box 4 of 5

Staff 10th Anniversary Party/SI Lounge, 11/15/1984

Box 4 of 5

Festival of India Luncheon/Rinzlers' Office, 11/16/1984

Box 4 of 5

Reception for "Sea: A Quest for Our Future"/NMNH Baird & Whale Hall, 11/27/1984

Box 4 of 5

Secretary's Working Dinner/Barney House, 11/28/1984

Box 4 of 5

5th Anniversary Reception for Office of Public Affairs (OPA) News Service/SI Lounge, 12/04/1984

Box 4 of 5

Dinner for 30th Anniversary of Archives of American Art/NPG 2nd. Floor & Rotunda, 12/05/1984

Box 4 of 5

Senate of Scientists Dinner-Forum/Associates Court, 12/06/1984

Box 4 of 5

Staff Christmas Party, 12/1984

Box 4 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NMAA, Granite Hall, 12/12/1984

Box 4 of 5

HMSG Board Dinner/HMSG Balcony Room, 12/12/1984

Box 4 of 5

VIARC Info. Volunteers Awards/SI Great Hall, 12/12/1984

Box 4 of 5

Luncheon for Congressional Staff/Regents Room, 12/13/1984

Box 4 of 5

Festival of India Luncheon/Barney House, 12/13/1984

Box 4 of 5

Women's Committee Dinner Dance/NMNH Rotunda & Dinosaur Hall, 12/14/1984

Box 4 of 5

OFG SI Fellows Reception/SI Lounge, 12/18/1984

Box 4 of 5

M/M Adams' Christmas Party/ Barney House, 12/22/1984

Box 4 of 5

Luncheon in the Parlor for Earl & Countess of Cromer, 01/24/1984

Box 4 of 5

Luncheon in the Parlor for Mrs. Wamster, 02/07/1984

Box 4 of 5

Events Cancelled

Box 4 of 5

Dinner for Japanese & Panamanian Delegation to Panama Canal/NMAH Suite, 04/30/1984

Box 4 of 5

Lunch for the Ambassador of Indonesia & Minister of Education/SI Parlor, 09/12/1984

Box 4 of 5

Ceremony for signing of Cultural Accord between Indonesia & SI/Renwick Grand Salon, 09/12/1984

Box 4 of 5

Miscellaneous Events

Box 4 of 5

Visit of President of Korea & Mrs. Chun/Freer, 02/03/1981

Box 4 of 5

Dinner for Prime Minister Fukuda & Mrs. Fukuda of Japan/NPG, 03/19/1981

Box 4 of 5

Regents Dinner/Silver Hill Building, 05/03/1981

Box 4 of 5

Tea for Prime Minister Suzuki/Freer, 05/08/1981

Box 4 of 5

M/M Ripley Dinner/NMAH Rooftop, 07/04/1981

Box 4 of 5

Regents Meeting/Regents Room, 09/14/1981

Box 4 of 5

JSS Luncheon/Vice President's Residence, 09/26/1981

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

American Associates of University Professors Dinner/NPG, 06/14/1985

Box 5 of 5

Director of International Activities Dinner/NMAH Suite, 06/20/1985

Box 5 of 5

Festival of India "Canvas of Culture"/NMAH Suite, 06/21/1985

Box 5 of 5

Festival of India "Canvas of Culture"/NMAH Suite, 06/23/1985

Box 5 of 5

Opening of Folklife Luncheon/NMAH Rooftop, 06/26/1985

Box 5 of 5

Preview Reception for New Marine Coast/NMHN Whale Hall, 06/27/1985

Box 5 of 5

UNICEF Luncheon/WWICS Rotunda & Library, 06/27/1985

Box 5 of 5

Tea for signing of Protocol with Malaysia/Meeting Room, 06/27/1985

Box 5 of 5

Reception for Participants of Folklife/SI Great Hall, 07/01/1985

Box 5 of 5

Dinner for Trustees of American University/A&I Rotunda, 07/18/1985

Box 5 of 5

Women's Council Reception/SI Lounge, 09/18/1985

Box 5 of 5

Office of the Secretary/HHS A-V Presentation/NMAH, Carmichael, 9/20-21/1985

Box 5 of 5

Resident Associates Program (RAP) Dinner in Honor of Melina Mercouri/NMNH Gem & Mineral Halls, 09/22/1985

Box 5 of 5

Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) Reception/NMAH Suite, 09/26/1985

Box 5 of 5

NAB Luncheon/National Zoological Park (NZP) Bird House, 09/27/1985

Box 5 of 5

JSS/NAB Luncheon/Commons & SI Lounge, 09/27/1985

Box 5 of 5

Reception for "Exploring the Ocean Frontier"/Whale Hall, 10/02/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI Council Luncheon/Zoo, 10/18/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI Council Luncheon/NMNH Learning Center, 10/19/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI Council Dinner/Commons, 10/19/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI Council Meeting/SI Regents Room, 10/20/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI Council Luncheon/NMAH Suite, 10/20/1985

Box 5 of 5

HMSG Board of Trustees Dinner/HMSG Balcony Room, 10/29/1985

Box 5 of 5

OH Reception for Austin, TX Guests/Greenhouse, 11/02/1985

Box 5 of 5

OMP Luncheon/NMAH Suite, 11/04/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NMNH Naturalist Center, 11/06/1985

Box 5 of 5

Preview Reception for "Magnificent Voyage"/NMNH Rotunda, 11/13/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI/ARCO Dinner for "Magnificent Voyage"/NMNH Gem Hall & Evans, 11/13/1985

Box 5 of 5

Wilkes Symposium Cocktails & Dinner/A&I North Corridor & Rotunda, 11/14/1985

Box 5 of 5

Reception for Joint Pakistan Subcommittee on Education & Culture/Renwick, 11/21/1985

Box 5 of 5

WALA Luncheon & Reception/Common & Lounge, 11/22/1985

Box 5 of 5

Reception & Dinner for '85 Anthropology Associates Annual Convention/WWICS Rotunda, 12/05/1985

Box 5 of 5

Contributing Membership viewing of "Life in America"/Flag Hall, 12/05/1985

Box 5 of 5

SI Luncheon Group/NASM Pioneers of Flight, 12/11/1985

Box 5 of 5

OFG Reception/SI Lounge, 12/17/1985

Box 5 of 5

Adams' Holiday Party/Barney House, 12/21/1985

Box 5 of 5

Luncheon in Secretary Meeting Room, 01/23/1985

Box 5 of 5

Secretary's Luncheon/Meeting Room, 02/08/1985

Box 5 of 5

Luncheon for Project '87, 04/03/1985

Box 5 of 5

Adams' Dinner for M/M Kenneth Dam/2810 31st, 05/21/1985

Box 5 of 5

Cancelled Events

Box 5 of 5

SI Press ASCAP Reception/A&I, 03/06/1985

Box 5 of 5

Luncheon for Joint Committee of Joseph Henry Papers, 05/07/1985

Box 5 of 5

Preview Reception for New Maine Coast Tank/Whale Hall, 05/21/1985

Box 5 of 5

Events Denied

Box 5 of 5

Permission Granted; Did Not Take Place

Box 5 of 5