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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 05-096

National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects

Special Projects Records, 1960-1964, 1979-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Title: Special Projects Records
Dates: 1960-1964, 1979-1999
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 05-096
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document planning for the Museum Support Center (MSC), and the movement of National Museum of Natural History collections to the facility. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of U. Vincent Wilcox, MSC Director, and Catherine Kerby, primarily during the years she served as Special Assistant to the Director; collection storage equipment proposals, contracts, and evaluations; installation schedules; press releases and other announcements; photographs of MSC and staff; MSC emergency evacuation plan; security management survey; tour information; articles; Museum of History and Technology move project guidelines; and reports.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document planning for the Museum Support Center (MSC), and the movement of National Museum of Natural History collections to the facility. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of U. Vincent Wilcox, MSC Director, and Catherine Kerby, primarily during the years she served as Special Assistant to the Director; collection storage equipment proposals, contracts, and evaluations; installation schedules; press releases and other announcements; photographs of MSC and staff; MSC emergency evacuation plan; security management survey; tour information; articles; Museum of History and Technology move project guidelines; and reports.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-096, National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects, Special Projects Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence/General Information re: Museums, 1981-1982

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MSC Collection Storage Equipment (general), 1982

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MSC Collection Storage Equipment: Proposals, 1982

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MSC Collection Storage Equipment: Evaluations, 1981-1983

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MSC Collection Storage Equipment: Administration, 1981-1982

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MSC Collection Storage Equipment: Bids/Contracts, 1981-1982

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Anthropology Inventory Date re: Storage, 1982

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Security Management Survey, 1981

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Cold Storage Committee, 1982

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Anthropology Floor Plan, 1982

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History and Art Space Report, 1982

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Installation Schedules, 1983

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Pre-final Submission on Collection Storage Equipment, 1983 (2 folders)

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MSC Emergency Evacuation Plan, 1986

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MSC: Staff Disaster Preparedness Procedures, 1999

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MHT Move Project, 1960-1964

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Strip Footings (Pods 1, 2, & 4), 1985

Box 1 of 1

Interior Construction (Pods 1, 2, & 4), 1984-1986

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Press Tour of MSC, 1988

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Smithsonian's Museum Support Center: Facts and Figures, 1983

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An Introduction to MSC, 1983

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U. Vincent Wilcox: "Collections Management with the Computer"

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U. Vincent Wilcox: "The Design and Management of Museum Facilities"

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Announcements re: MSC Opening, 1983

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Information for Incoming MSC Occupants

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Metcalf/KCF, Architects: MSC Perspective View/Design Objectives, 1979

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U. Vincent Wilcox: Correspondence, 1982

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U. Vincent Wilcox: Memoranda, 1991-1994

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Photographs of MSC and Staff

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Conservation and Storage Information, c. 1986

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Interior Metal Steel Equipment Company

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