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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 90-117

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events

Records, 1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events
Title: Records
Dates: 1983
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 90-117
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document short-term events such as dinners for Regents, special meetings, awards, and special guests of the Smithsonian Institution sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, purchase and catering receipts, menus, lists and addresses of guests, agenda, invitations, facilities applications, minutes of meetings, acceptance lists, printed programs, invoices, exhibitions, sitting arrangements, purchase orders, brochures, pamphlets, catalogues, newspaper article clippings pertaining to special events, press kits, and photographs.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document short-term events such as dinners for Regents, special meetings, awards, and special guests of the Smithsonian Institution. Documentation includes memoranda, correspondence, purchase and catering receipts, menus, lists and addresses of guests, agenda, invitations, facilities applications, minutes of meetings, acceptance lists, printed programs, invoices, exhibitions, sitting arrangements, purchase orders, brochures, pamphlets, catalogues, newspaper article clippings pertaining to special events, press kits, and photographs.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-117, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Regents Files

January 5 - Regents Executive Committee Luncheon, SI Parlor

Box 1 of 3

January 23 - Regents Dinner, National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Great Hall

Box 1 of 3

February 24 - Regents Audit & Review Committee Meeting, SI Regents Room

Box 1 of 3

May 9 - Regents Meeting/Breakfast & Luncheon, Regents Room

Box 1 of 3

May 19 - Regents Audit & Review Committee Breakfast

Box 1 of 3

September 18 - Regents Dinner, A&I Building

Box 1 of 3

September 19 - Regents Meeting, Regents Room

Box 1 of 3

October 18 - Regents Audit & Review Breakfast Meeting, Regents Room

Box 1 of 3

Cancelled Events

Events Denied, 1983

Box 1 of 3

Cancelled Events/Requests

Box 1 of 3

January 18 - Luncheon in the Secretary's Parlor

Box 1 of 3

January 22 - Society of Women Geographers Lecture and Tea, Museum of Natural History (MNH)

Box 1 of 3

March 2 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) Board Meeting/Cocktails and Dinner

Box 1 of 3

April 1 - Coffee for Mrs. Kaunda

Box 1 of 3

April 13 - Regents Executive Committee Luncheon, SI Parlor

Box 1 of 3

June 15 - Preview Reception for Friede L. Dzubas, HMSG

Box 1 of 3

August 24 - Premiere of Film Yorktown and Reception, Museum of American History (MAH)

Box 1 of 3

Events

January 5 - Joseph Henry Medals Award Reception, SI Lounge

Box 1 of 3

January 11 - Retirement Party for Mr. Edwards Park, A&I Rotunda

Box 1 of 3

January 14 - Joe Freeman Retirement Party, MAH Suite

Box 1 of 3

January 27 - Tea for Mrs. Mubarak, SI Parlor

Box 1 of 3

February 2 - SI Luncheon Group, MAH Suite

Box 1 of 3

February 10 - MNH Opening Preview "Japanese Ceramics Today," Evans Gallery & Rotunda

Box 1 of 3

February 10 - Dinner in Honor of Executive Council on Foreign Diplomats, A&I Rotunda and Adjoining Corridors

Box 1 of 3

February 15 - Luncheon, Prime Minister of Nepal, SI Parlor

Box 1 of 3

February 23 - Media Breakfast for Smithsonian World, SI Commons

Box 1 of 3

March 2 - Luncheon for New Congressional Wives, MAH Suite

Box 1 of 3

March 4 - 1983 Contributing Membership Annual Ball

Box 1 of 3

March 9 - Directions 1983, Preview Opening, HMSG

Box 1 of 3

March 21 - Premiere of "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila wa Dimna" and Reception, HMSG

Box 1 of 3

March 22 - Reception for Exhibit Opening "Germans to America," SI Great Hall

Box 1 of 3

March 24 - Senate of Scientists Dinner Forum, MNH Associates Center and Staff Dining Room

Box 1 of 3

March 24 - Retirement Reception for Robert Organ, SI Commons

Box 1 of 3

March 30 - Office of Museum Programs-ICA Luncheon, MAH Suite

Box 1 of 3

March 16-18 - American Law Institute/American Bar Association Meetings and Reception, MNH Whale Hall

Box 1 of 3

March 31 - Coffee for Crown Prince of Bahrain, SI Parlor

Box 1 of 3

April 7 - Tea to Celebrate Publication of The Muses Flee Hitler, Regents Room

Box 1 of 3

April 9 - Cherry Blossom Parade Marshal's Briefing and Organization, MAH Suite

Box 1 of 3

April 14 - Luncheon for Mrs. Jayaker, SI Parlor

Box 1 of 3

April 16 - Society of Women Geographers Lecture and Tea, MNH

Box 1 of 3

April 19 - National Committee for Commemoration of the Treaty of Paris Meeting, SI Regents Room

Box 1 of 3

April 20 - SI Luncheon Group, MAH Suite

Box 1 of 3

April 22 - Premiere for American Picture Palaces Film, Carmichael Auditorium/Reception in Suite

Box 1 of 3

April 29 - Working Dinner for International Visitors, SI Lounge

Box 1 of 3

April 29 - Friends of Music at the Smithsonian, SI Lounge

Box 1 of 3

April 30 - Meeting and Luncheon for International Visitors, SI Commons and Lounge

Box 1 of 3

April 30 - Friends of Music at the Smithsonian, NPG Hall of Presidents and Great Hall

Box 1 of 3

May 5 - Opening Reception for "The Silk Route and the Diamond Path," MNH

Box 1 of 3

May 6 - Women's Committee Reception and Lecture, MAH Suite

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

May 10-13 - Museum Support Center Tours, MSC

Box 2 of 3

May 11 - CFC Reception, MAH Suite

Box 2 of 3

May 16 - Dedication of Museum Support Center, MSC

Box 2 of 3

May 18 - Office of Museum Programs Reception, SI Lounge

Box 2 of 3

May 19 - Brooks Award Ceremony, SI Lounge

Box 2 of 3

May 23 - Reception for Chinese Delegation, SI Lounge

Box 2 of 3

May 24 - Luncheon for Mrs. Alhegelan, SI Parlor

Box 2 of 3

May 24 - HMSG Board of Trustees Meeting/Cocktails and Dinner, HMSG Board and Balcony Rooms

Box 2 of 3

May 25 - SI Luncheon Group, MAH Suite

Box 2 of 3

May 26 - Party at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Ripley

Box 2 of 3

June 1 - Heritage of Islam Opening/Reception, MNH Whale Hall and Rotunda

Box 2 of 3

June 8 - Office of Fellowships and Grants (OFG) Honors Ceremony and Reception for Smithsonian Fellows, SI Lounge

Box 2 of 3

June 21 - Quadrangle Groundbreaking, Southyard

Box 2 of 3

June 22 - Reception for Distinguished New Jersey Guests at the Festival of American Folklife, Lounge and Great Hall

Box 2 of 3

June 23 - Luncheon for Governor Kean of New Jersey, MAH Rooftop or Suite

Box 2 of 3

June 28 - Reception Honoring Participants at the 1983 Festival of American Folklife

Box 2 of 3

July 7 - Senate of Scientists Cocktails, Dinner and Lecture, MNH Staff Dining Room

Box 2 of 3

July 21 - Office of Horticulture Cocktails and Reception, A&I Rotunda

Box 2 of 3

July 28 - Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Buffet Luncheon, MAH Suite

Box 2 of 3

August 7 - Reception for Fourth International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria, MNH

Box 2 of 3

September 8 - S. Dillon Ripley Luncheon for Robert Marsh, SI Parlor

Box 2 of 3

September 14 - Reception for Behind the Scenes Volunteers, A&I Rotunda

Box 2 of 3

September 20 - Luncheon for Governor of Sichuan Province, SI Regents Room

Box 2 of 3

September 20 - Opening Reception for Paintings of Winston Churchill, SI Great Hall

Box 2 of 3

September 23 - James Smithson Society (JSS)/National Associates Board (NAB) Dinner, National Air and Space (NASM) Milestones of Flight

Box 2 of 3

September 28 - National Committee for Bicentennial of Treaty of Paris Dinner, Rotunda and Great Hall

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

September 24 - NAB Board Meeting

Box 3 of 3

September 24 - JSS/NAB Luncheon

Box 3 of 3

September 30 - National Committee for Bicentennial of Treaty of Paris Symposium and Luncheon

Box 3 of 3

October 10 - International Personnel Management Association

Box 3 of 3

October 15 - Graduate School, U.S. Department of Agriculture Award and Educational Program & Reception, MNH Baird and Rotunda

Box 3 of 3

October 18 - Yorktown Film Preview/Reception, MAH Carmichael

Box 3 of 3

October 19 - OMP-USIA Luncheon for Foreign Guests, National Museum of American Art (NMAA)

Box 3 of 3

October 20 - SI Council Working Dinner, MAH Suite

Box 3 of 3

October 21 - SI Council Meeting/Luncheon, Learning Center

Box 3 of 3

October 22 - SI Council Meeting/Luncheon, West Conference Room

Box 3 of 3

October 22 - SI Council Dinner, HMSG Balcony Room

Box 3 of 3

October 23 - SI Council Meeting, Regents Room

Box 3 of 3

October 25 - Senate of Scientists, MNH

Box 3 of 3

October 26 - Luncheon for Count and Countess Waldburg, Secretary's Parlor

Box 3 of 3

October 27 - SI Books "Treasures of the Smithsonian" Reception

Box 3 of 3

November 2 - SI Luncheon Group, MAH Suite

Box 3 of 3

November 3 - National Committee for Commemoration of Treaty of Paris Meeting, Regents Room

Box 3 of 3

November 7 - OMP Reception, A&I Rotunda

Box 3 of 3

November 8 - "Precious Legacy" Dinner, MNH Whale Hall and Rotunda

Box 3 of 3

November 10 - Cocktails and Dinner for "Precious Legacy," MNH Whale Hall and Rotunda

Box 3 of 3

November 12 - "Precious Legacy" Dinner for Local Jewish Communities, MNH Whale Hall and Rotunda

Box 3 of 3

November 14 - "Precious Legacy" Congressional Night, MNH Evans Gallery and Rotunda

Box 3 of 3

November 16 - HMSG Board Dinner, Balcony Room

Box 3 of 3

November 21 - Retirement Party for Chris Hohenlohe, SI Lounge

Box 3 of 3

December 5 - SI Luncheon Group, NASM Light in Arts Gallery

Box 3 of 3

December 7 - Breakfast and Press Conference for SI International Symposium, MAH Suite and Auditorium

Box 3 of 3

December 7 - OSS Education Workshop, MNH Auditorium

Box 3 of 3

December 7 - Lou Harris Reception, MAH Luce Hall

Box 3 of 3

December 7 - Lou Harris Luncheon, Regents Room

Box 3 of 3

December 7 - Eighth International Smithsonian Symposium Dinner, SI Lounge

Box 3 of 3

December 8 - Liberal Arts Luncheon, MAH Director's Conference Room

Box 3 of 3

December 8 - Reception by Nepalese Embassy, Renwick

Box 3 of 3

December 8 - Eighth International Symposium Luncheon, MAH Suite

Box 3 of 3

December 8-10 - Symposium Sessions, MAH Carmichael Auditorium

Box 3 of 3

December 8 - Academic Procession/Opening Ceremony, OSS Symposium, SI Castle to MNH

Box 3 of 3

December 8 - Symposium Reception, MAH Flag Hall

Box 3 of 3

December 9 - Symposium Sessions, Freer Auditorium

Box 3 of 3

December 9 - Symposium Reception, MAH Luce Hall

Box 3 of 3

December 9 - Eighth International Symposium Luncheon, MAH Suite

Box 3 of 3

December 9 - Women's Committee Dinner Dance, MNH Rotunda

Box 3 of 3

December 10 - Symposium Session and Farewell Reception, NASM

Box 3 of 3

December 10 - Eighth International Symposium Luncheon, MAH Suite

Box 3 of 3

December 13 - Conference for DC Area Lawyers Interested in Arts-Related Law, HMSG

Box 3 of 3

December 14 - Visitor's Information and Associates Reception Center (VIARC) Holiday Party/Awards Event, SI Great Hall

Box 3 of 3

December 15 - Senate of Scientists, MNH Associates' Court

Box 3 of 3

December 16 - Office of Fellowships and Grants Reception for Fellows, SI Lounge

Box 3 of 3

December 16 - Coffee in the Secretary's Parlor

Box 3 of 3