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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 05-260

History of Science Society

Editorial Administrative Files, 1989-2003

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: History of Science Society
Title: Editorial Administrative Files
Dates: 1989-2003
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 05-260
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by editors Ronald L. Numbers, 1989-1993, and Margaret W. Rossiter, 1994-2003, documenting the administration of "Isis" and "Osiris," publications of the History of Science Society. Records primarily document committee meetings, advisory editors, promotions, budgets, and hiring searches as well as the production of the publications. Materials include correspondence; meeting agendas and minutes; invitations to meetings and other events; lists of advisory editors; curricula vitae and resumes for advisory editors; budgets; contracts; promotional materials; and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by editors Ronald L. Numbers, 1989-1993, and Margaret W. Rossiter, 1994-2003, documenting the administration of Isis and Osiris, publications of the History of Science Society. The records primarily document committee meetings, advisory editors, promotions, budgets, and hiring searches as well as the production of the publications. Materials include correspondence; meeting agendas and minutes; invitations to meetings and other events; lists of advisory editors; curricula vitae and resumes for advisory editors; budgets; contracts; promotional materials; and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 8/10/2005 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.

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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 05-260, History of Science Society, Editorial Administrative Files

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence re: computers and office equipment, Cornell, 1993-1994

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Correspondence re: Isis readers (edited collections), 199?-2003

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Isis editorship, 1992: proposals, etc

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Documents on Isis editorial transition, 1993-1994

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Letters of congratulation to new editor, 1993-1994

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Isis at Cornell promotional and introductory literature

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Proposed changes to History of Science Society (HSS) statutes, 1996

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Documents on the contractual agreement between HSS/Isis and Cornell University, 1994-1995

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Documents on the contractual agreement between HSS/Isis and Cornell University, 1997

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University of Chicago Press (UCP)/HSS contract for Isis and Osiris, 1995

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Documents from UCP re: Isis, 1993

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Documents concerning the 75th anniversary of HSS, 1995

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Documents concerning the 75th anniversary of HSS/Introduction in Isis, 1999

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Responses to Isis volume on HSS 75th anniversary

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Isis/Osiris page counts, 2000

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Recruiting documents, Steve Weldon, 1999-2000

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Isis, office equipment lists, 1992

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Isis Eloge documents, 1995

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Documents on possible Unibomber/history of science connection, 1995

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Potential Isis editorial material, 1997

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Documents on Isis and JSTOR, 1999

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Isis annual reports, 1993-2003

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Isis, letters to editor, assorted promotional material, 1996-2003

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Promotional materials for journals similar to Isis

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Documents on new editor search, 2002

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Documents on journals and the electronic age

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Correspondence re: complimentary copies of Isis, 2002-2003

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Correspondence on subsidized Isis subscriptions to developing world institutions

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Copy editing documents/correspondence on M. Rossiter's Isis editorial, 3/2002

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M. Rossiter's farewell editorial, 2003

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Prospective Isis articles, documents and inquiries, 1993-1995

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Book review editor search, 2000

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Managing editor operations manual and hiring search correspondence

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Managing editor hiring search correspondence, re: Rebecca Lowen, 1993

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Managing editor hiring search documents, 1999

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Joan Vandegrift report on manuscript/book review editing, 1993

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Isis editorial staff meetings and reports, 1994

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Isis graduate assistant hiring searches, documents and correspondence, 1993-2000

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History of Science Society (HSS) Executive Committee meeting, October 1994, New Orleans, LA - minutes, agenda, briefing book, financial statements, 1994 Isis editor's report

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Handwritten notes re: Advisory editor selections and departures, 2001, 2002

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Spreadsheet-formatted information on Manuscripts and accompanying referee reports, 1994-2001

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Box 2

Advisory Editor offer letters, 1995-1997 term

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HSS Executive Committee 1993, Madison, Wisconsin - HSS-Isis dinner invitations

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HSS Executive Committee 1995, Minneapolis, Minnesota - Advisory editor breakfast invitations and RSVPs

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HSS Executive Committee 1996, Atlanta, Georgia - Advisory editor breakfast invitations and RSVPs

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HSS Executive Committee 1997, San Diego, California - Advisory editor breakfast invitations and RSVPs

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HSS Executive Committee 1998, Kansas City, Missouri - Advisory editor breakfast invitations and RSVPs

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HSS Executive Committee 2001, Denver, Colorado - Advisory editor breakfast invitations and RSVPs

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HSS Executive Committee 2002, Milwaukee, Michigan - Advisory editor breakfast invitations and RSVPs

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HSS Executive Committee 2003, Cambridge, Massacchusetts - Assorted email, re: breakfast discussion

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1991 - Offers and thanks

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1992 - Offers and thanks

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1993 - Offers and thanks

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1994 - Offers and thanks

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1995 - Offers and thanks

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1996 - Offers and thanks

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T-shirt Responses

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1997 - Offers and thanks

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1998 - Invites

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1998 - Responses

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1999 - Responses

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Letters to Advisory Editors 1999 - Offers and thanks

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Letters to Advisory Editors 2000 - Invites

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Letters to Advisory Editors 2003 - Invites

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Advisory Editor Correspondence, 1989

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Advisory Editor Correspondence, pre-1990

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Advisory Editor Correspondence, 1990

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Advisory Editor Correspondence, 1991

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Advisory Editor Correspondence, 1992

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Advisory Editor Correspondence, 1993

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CVs of former Advisory Editors, 1990-1994

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Executive Director hiring search papers, 1997-1999

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Executive Director hiring search papers, 1998

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Isis Current Bibliographer Search, 1997-1998

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Oklahoma - Wagner, 2001

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Interim Bibliographer, 2001-2002

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Candidates for Bibliographer, 2001

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HSS Bibliographer, 2001-2002

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Alphabetical List of Previous Advisory Editors

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Advisory Editors - Graphs

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Advisory Editors - History File

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Editorial Lists

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Committee on Publications meeting 1994 - Ithaca, New York

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Committee on Publications meeting 1994 - Ithaca, New York (Executive Committee)

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Box 3

Advisory Editors 2000 - Responses and CVs

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Advisory Editors 2001 - Invites

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Advisory Editors 2001 - CVs

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Advisory Editors 2002 - Invites

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Advisory Editors 2002 - CVs and Responses

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Advisory Editors 2003 - Responses

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History of Science Society (HSS) Executive Committee meeting, minutes, briefing book, financial statements, etc., October 1995, Minneapolis

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HSS Committee on Publications (CoP) meeting, October 1995, Minneapolis

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HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., May 1996, Atlanta

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HSS-CoP assorted documents, 1991-1993

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History of Science Society (HSS) Executive Committee meeting, minutes, briefing book, financial statements, etc., October 1993, Minneapolis

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HSS-CoP meeting, November 1993, Sante Fe

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HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., November 1993, Santa Fe

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HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., May 1995, Madison

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HSS-CoP meeting, May 1995, Madison

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HSS-CoP meeting, May 1996, Atlanta

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HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., November 1996, Atlanta

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HSS-CoP meeting, November 1996, Atlanta

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HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., May 1997, San Diego

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HSS-CoP meeting, May 1997, San Diego

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HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., November 1997, San Diego

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HSS-CoP meeting, November 1997, San Diego

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HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., May 1998, Kansas City

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Box 4

HSS Executive Committee meeting, minutes, etc., October 1998, Kansas City

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HSS-CoP meeting, October 1998, Kansas City

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HSS-CoP meeting, May 1999, Pittsburgh

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History of Science Society (HSS) Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (June 1999, Seattle, Washington)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (November 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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Committee on Publications (CoP) - Minutes, reports, etc. (November 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (May 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia)

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CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (May 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (November 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia)

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CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (November 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (May 2001, Denver, Colorado)

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CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (May 2001, Boston, Massachusetts)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (November 2001, Denver, Colorado)

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CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (November 2001, Denver, Colorado)

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CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (March 2002, Norman, Oklahoma)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (May 2002, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (November 2002, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

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Box 5

CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (November 2002, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

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CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (April 2003, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (June 2003, Cambridge, Massachusetts)

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HSS Executive Committee - Minutes, agenda, briefing book, etc. (November 2003, Cambridge, Massachusetts)

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CoP - Minutes, reports, etc. (November 2003, Cambridge, Massachusetts)

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Osiris contract files and correspondence between the History of Science Society (HSS) and the University of Chicago Press (UCP), 1991-1995

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Osiris papers and assorted correspondence, 1991-1998: updates, annual reports, etc. Managing editor hiring search papers

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Osiris new editor hiring search documents

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Osiris budget documents, in liaison with UCP, 1999-2000

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Osiris copy editing budget, 1994-1997

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Osiris, accounts and receipts, 1996

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Osiris annual meeting and report, 1995

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Osiris advisory editor correspondence, 1984-1990

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Osiris volume proposals, 1993-

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volumes 7-10

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 11

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 12

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 13

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 13 (originally #14)

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 15

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 16

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 17

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volume 19

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Osiris papers and documents regarding volumes 20 and 21

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Osiris editorial board members, invitations and responses, 1993-1998

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Discussion on future Osiris issues, 1994-1995

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Osiris, withdrawn proposals, 1995

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Osiris, volume proposals, 1997-1998

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Osiris editorial board meeting documents and papers, Milwaukee Wisconsin, November 2002

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Osiris editorial board meeting documents and papers, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2003

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