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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 91-017

Smithsonian Institution. Directorate of International Activities

Records, circa 1985-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Directorate of International Activities
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1985-1987
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 91-017
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document agendas associated with special programs, exhibitions, and related budgetary matters of the International Center and individuals or outside organizations that participated in the activities of the Center. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; a copy of the "Smithsonian Year 1985 Supplement: Chronology and Appendixes"; "Madagascar Workshop" information; exhibit data for the "Festival of India"; financial statements and budget proposals; itineraries for various special events; Social Science Research Council conference details on research access; minutes of meetings, establishment of policies, Federal institutional training, position reviews, and affirmative action plans in connection with the Executive Resources Board; concepts of the National Institute for Conservation; Director of International Activities Newsletters; fellowship information; a preliminary planning report of the Steering Committee for the "Columbus Quincentenary Program"; exhibit information for "Magnificent Voyagers: The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842," "Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming," "Micronesia," and "Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska"; slides; curricula vitae; a copy of a "Guide to International Research and Exchanges" (1986), published by the Office of Service and Protocol; draft proposals for outside funding from different agencies; brochures; and exhibit scripts.

Descriptive Entry

These records document agendas associated with special programs, exhibitions, and related budgetary matters of the International Center and individuals or outside organizations that participate in the activities of the Center. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; Smithsonian Year 1985 Supplement: Chronology and Appendixes; "Madagascar Workshop" information; exhibit data for the Festival of India; financial statements and budget proposals; itineraries for various special events; Social Science Research Council, conference details on research access; minutes of meetings, establishment of policies, Federal institutional training, position reviews, and affirmative action plans in connection with the (ERB) Executive Resources Board; concepts of the National Institute for Conservation; Directorate of International Activities (DIA) Newsletters; fellowship information; preliminary planning report of the Steering Committee for the "Columbus Quincentenary Program"; papers; exhibit information for Magnificent Voyagers: The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming, Micronesia, and Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska; slides; personal curricula vitae; Guide to International Research and Exchanges (1986), published by the Office of Service and Protocol; draft proposals for outside funding from different agencies; brochures; and exhibit scripts.

See also Accession 91-012 for related information.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-017, Smithsonian Institution, Directorate of International Activities, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Projects

Box 1 of 7

Micronesian Exhibition

Box 1 of 7

Brochures

Box 1 of 7

DIA Newsletter

Box 1 of 7

Red Sea Program

Box 1 of 7

Office of Service and Protocol (OSP) Draft Guide

Box 1 of 7

Office of Publications Exchange

Box 1 of 7

Material Culture Project

Box 1 of 7

Salama-Ramses II in Expo, 1986

Box 1 of 7

SI/Yale Cooperative Program

Box 1 of 7

Caravelli Proposal

Box 1 of 7

Kahlil Gibran Proposal

Box 1 of 7

!Kung Proposal

Box 1 of 7

Government and Growth of Knowledge Proposal

Box 1 of 7

Greek Cultural Exchange Program

Box 1 of 7

House of Timur

Box 1 of 7

Museum of the Americas - Deborah Szekeley Proposal

Box 1 of 7

Vatican and Science Proposal

Box 1 of 7

Visit of Vietnamese Students

Box 1 of 7

Beaufort Sea Conference

Box 1 of 7

Mexico Research Center

Box 1 of 7

US-Pakistan Subcommission on Education & Culture

Box 1 of 7

International Congress of Art History

Box 1 of 7

Tibetan Settlement

Box 1 of 7

Nepal-Annapurna Project

Box 1 of 7

New Horizons; American Painting 1840-1910

Box 1 of 7

Statue of Liberty

Box 1 of 7

Caesarea on the Sea

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Generations Exhibition (5 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Crossroads of Continents Exhibition (5 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Madagascar Workshop

Box 3 of 7

Festival of India (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Fijian Dancers

Box 3 of 7

Quincentenary Program (5 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Tropical Forest Exhibition (3 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Man and the Biosphere

Box 3 of 7

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

Box 3 of 7

Conference on African Material Culture

Box 3 of 7

Conference/symposium "Earth as Health and Home"

Box 3 of 7

Completed DIA Projects

Box 3 of 7

S.S.R.C. South Asia Committee

Box 3 of 7

U.S.-U.S.S.R. Archaeology symposium

Box 3 of 7

Wilkes Show - Evans Hall

Box 3 of 7

"Magnificent Voyagers" exhibition

Box 3 of 7

Steering Committee/planning

Box 3 of 7

Announcement

Box 3 of 7

General Correspondence (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

QC - Cultural Affairs officers meeting

Box 3 of 7

Man and the Biosphere (MAB) - General correspondence

Box 3 of 7

MAB - Island Workshop

Box 3 of 7

MAB - Proposal

Box 3 of 7

MAB - Meetings

Box 3 of 7

MAB - Advisory Committee

Box 3 of 7

MAB - Director

Box 3 of 7

MAB - SI-UNESCO Proposal

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Fulbright - 40th anniversary

Box 4 of 7

African Culture Study

Box 4 of 7

Intercienca Conference

Box 4 of 7

International Grasses Symposium

Box 4 of 7

Latin American Curators Workshop

Box 4 of 7

Latin American History of Science

Box 4 of 7

Buried Mirror

Box 4 of 7

Caribbean Program

Box 4 of 7

Bio-Diversity Forum

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Fellowships (4 folders)

Box 5 of 7

American Studies

Box 5 of 7

Foreign Area Studies

Box 5 of 7

Foreign Visits to SI

Box 5 of 7

Exchanges

Box 5 of 7

Fulbright Program

Box 5 of 7

US-Soviet Exchanges

Box 5 of 7

Research Access Conference

Box 5 of 7

Workshop on Costa Rican Ceramics

Box 5 of 7

Joint Committee on Latin American Studies

Box 5 of 7

City and its Landscape in 21st Century (Helms)

Box 5 of 7

Conference "Connaissance et Reciprocite" Transculture

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Executive Resources Board

Box 6 of 7
Representation of Women & Minorities
Biennial allocation of supergrades
Establishment policies
Fed-Exec Institute training
Meetings & agenda
Meetings, summary of
Supergrade review process
Summary of position review
Affirmative Action Plan

National Institute of Conservation

Box 6 of 7

Women and Foundations

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

DIA correspondence (3 folders)

Box 7 of 7

Utilization of Supergrade spaces (3 folders)

Box 7 of 7