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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 92-071

James Smithson Society

Program Records, circa 1977-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: James Smithson Society
Title: Program Records
Dates: circa 1977-1991
Quantity: 3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 92-071
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the James Smithson Society, which was once under the Smithsonian Associates Development Program. Since 1990 the James Smithson Society has been part of the contributing membership office of the Smithsonian National Associate Program. Materials consist of history files, brochures, dinner programs, press releases, information about life nominations, newsletters, enrollment forms, grant proposals (guidelines and books), funded projects information, year-end appeals, letter samples, a contribution ledger, membership data cards, weekend files, and Quad/Castle fund information.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records which document the activities of the James Smithson Society (JSS), which was once under the Smithsonian Associates Development Program. Since 1990 the James Smithson Society has been part of the contributing membership office of the Smithsonian National Associate Program. Materials consist of history files, brochures, dinner programs, press releases, information about life nominations, newsletters, enrollment forms, grant proposals (guidelines and books), funded projects information, year-end appeals, letter samples, contribution ledger, membership data cards, weekend files, and Quad/Castle fund information.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-071, James Smithson Society, Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

History of James Smithson Society

Dinner Programs, 1977-1991

Box 1 of 4

Brochures, 1977-1991

Box 1 of 4

Enrollment Forms, 1977-1991

Box 1 of 4

Newsletters, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 4

JSS & JSL History Files, 1977-1991

Box 1 of 4

Press Releases SI Medal Recipients, 1977-1981

Box 1 of 4

JSS Life Nominations, 1987-1990

Box 1 of 4

James Smithson Society Grant Proposals

Grants guidelines, 1988-1990

Box 1 of 4

Proposals, 1990

Box 1 of 4

Grants Extensions, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 4

Funded Projects, 1987-1990

Box 1 of 4

Proposal Books, 1986-1989

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Proposal Books, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 4

Proposals, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 4

Projects Funded, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 4

James Smithson Society

Secretary's Circle, 1988-1990

Box 2 of 4

Quad/Castle Fund, 1989

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Procedures 1987 to Present

Box 3 of 4

Year-End Appeals, 1983-1985

Box 3 of 4

Castle Fund, 1986

Box 3 of 4

Letter Samples, 1980-1985

Box 3 of 4

JSS Contributions Ledger, 1978, 1980-1981

Box 3 of 4

Membership Data Cards, 1977-1982

Box 3 of 4

JSS Weekend Files, 1984-1985

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

JSS Weekend Files, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 4