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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 06-064

Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Institutional History Division

Professional Activities Files, 1973-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Institutional History Division
Title: Professional Activities Files
Dates: 1973-2000
Quantity: 6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 06-064
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession contains materials documenting the professional activities of the Institutional History Division with Pamela Henson as Director. Information pertains to the Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial and the "America's Smithsonian" exhibition, "From Smithson to Smithsonian" exhibition, and the Smithsonian conference "Science and Humanities Dialogues." Materials include committee notes, architectural drawings, floor plans, object lists, correspondence, grant proposals, publications, photographs, and lectures.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of the Institutional History Division with Pamela Henson as Director. Information pertains to the Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial and the America's Smithsonian exhibition, From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution exhibition, and the Smithsonian Institution conference "Science and Humanities Dialogues." Materials include committee notes, architectural drawings, floor plans, object lists, correspondence, grant proposals, publications, photographs, and lectures.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-064, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Institutional History Division, Professional Activities Files

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Container List

Box 1

Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial/150th Anniversary Committees, Project Correspondence and Miscellaneous Files, 1991-1998

Folder 1 Lecture Series, By Month, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 7

Folders 2-3 Lecture Series, General, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 7

Folder 4 Steering Committee, 1993-1996

Box 1 of 7

Folders 5-7 Community Committee, 1993-1996

Box 1 of 7

Folder 8 Program Committee, 1993-1994

Box 1 of 7

Folder 9 Program Committee, 1994-1997

Box 1 of 7

Folder 10 Electronic Media Committee, 1993-1994 and 1996

Box 1 of 7

Folder 11 "1846" Exhibit - National Portrait Gallery, 1995

Box 1 of 7

Folder 12 SI History Column, 1993

Box 1 of 7

Folder 13 SI History Resource Book, 1994

Box 1 of 7

Folder 14 Brief History of SI by Ellis Yochelson, 1994

Box 1 of 7

Folder 15 SI History Booklet, 1993-1994

Box 1 of 7

Folder 16 SI Visitor Exhibit, n.d.

Box 1 of 7

Folder 17 Research Expedition, 1992-1994

Box 1 of 7

Folder 18 "Smithsonian Minutes," 1995

Box 1 of 7

Folder 19 Information Packet, n.d.

Box 1 of 7

Folder 20 Speakers Bureau, n.d.

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Folder 1 Office of Product Development, 1995

Box 2 of 7

Folder 2 Publications and Memorabilia, 1994, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 7

Folder 3 Graphic Materials, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 4 Miscellaneous 150th Information, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folders 5-6 General File, 1987-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 7 General Information Requests, 1995-1996 and 1998

Box 2 of 7

Folder 8 Logo, 1994 and 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 9 Development and Grant Proposals, 1994-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 10 21st Century Marketing Group, 1994-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folders 11-13 America's Smithsonian Exhibit, 1995-1998

Box 2 of 7

Folder 14 SI Photography Exhibit, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 15 Fish & Wildlife Service Exhibit - National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 16 Washington, DC Exhibit, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 17 Office of Public Affairs, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 18 Smithsonian Magazine, 1994-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 19 Smithsonian Magazine Issue dated May 1996 (2 copies)

Box 2 of 7

Folder 20 Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives Annual Report for FY 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 21 Regents Dinner, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 22 Conaway Book, 1995

Box 2 of 7

Folder 23 CBS Program, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 24 Calendar of Events, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 25 SI Staff Events, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 26 SI Staff Open House, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 27 SI Staff Art Show, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 28 The Great Smithsonian Giveaway, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 29 Scholarly Leadership Program, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 30 Bell for Castle, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Folder 31 150 Note Log, 1997

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Smithson to Smithsonian Exhibition Files, 1992-1998

Folder 1 Exhibit Opening and After, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 7

Folders 2-4 Correspondence, 1994-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folders 5-6 Object Lists and Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 7 Sources for Exhibit Items - Documents, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Folder 8 Memos, etc., 1992-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 9 Research, 1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 10 Loans, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 11 Grant Proposals, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 7

Folder 12 Brochure, 1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 13 SI Libraries, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 14 Educational Outreach, 1995

Box 3 of 7

Folder 15 Office of Exhibits, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 16 Editor, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 17 Design, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 18 Case 1, n.d.

Box 3 of 7

Folder 19 Case 2, n.d.

Box 3 of 7

Folder 20 Case 3, n.d.

Box 3 of 7

Folder 21 Case 4, 1995

Box 3 of 7

Folder 22 Case 5, 1995

Box 3 of 7

Folder 23 Case 6, 1996

Box 3 of 7

Folder 24 Case 7, n.d.

Box 3 of 7

Folder 25 Case 9 and Miscellaneous Information, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Folder 1 Samples of Exhibit Brochure and Opening Reception Invitation, 1996

Box 4 of 7

Folder 2 Floor plans, n.d.

Box 4 of 7

Folder 3 Introduction, 1995

Box 4 of 7

Folder 4 Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 4 of 7

Folder 5 Correspondence, 1996-1998 (includes online exhibition information)

Box 4 of 7

Folders 6-7 Background, Funding and Exhibit Proposals, Object Lists, etc., 1992-1994

Box 4 of 7

Folders 8-11 Object List and Script Drafts, Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 4 of 7

Folder 12 Object List and Script Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 4 of 7

Folder 13 Object Data Sheets and Background Information, 1996

Box 4 of 7

Folder 14 Architectural Sketches of Exhibit Elevation and Detail, 1996

Box 4 of 7

Folder 15 Full-size Drafts of Exhibit Script, 1996

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Folder 1 Drafts of Final Script, 1996

Box 5 of 7

Folder 2 Object List - December 7, 1995

Box 5 of 7

Folder 3 Graphic Database Memo, 1996

Box 5 of 7

Folders 4-5 Object Data Sheets, 1995-1996

Box 5 of 7

Folder 6 Object Data Sheets, 1995-1996

Box 5 of 7

Folders 7-9 Exhibit Script-Drafts and Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 5 of 7

Folder 10 Objects Chopped from List, n.d.

Box 5 of 7

Folder 11 Object Lists Dated October 23, 1995 and December 7, 1995

Box 5 of 7

Folder 12 Object List, Areas 1-6, 1996

Box 5 of 7

National Academy of Sciences Exhibit Files, 1996

Folder 13 National Academy of Sciences Exhibit and Lecture, April 1996

Box 5 of 7

Folders 14-15 National Academy of Sciences Exhibit Files, 1996

Box 5 of 7

Science and Humanities Dialogues Files, 1993-1997

Folders 16-17 Dialogue Background and Planning, 1993-1995 (Folders 1-2 of 4)

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Folders 1-2 Dialogue Background and Planning, 1993-1995 (Folders 3-4 of 4)

Box 6 of 7

Folders 3-5 Dialogue I, 1995

Box 6 of 7

Folders 6-7 Dialogue I, 1995-1996

Box 6 of 7

Folder 8 Dialogue I Registrants and Information, 1994-1995

Box 6 of 7

Folder 9 Dialogue I Facilitators and Speakers, 1995

Box 6 of 7

Folder 10 Dialogue I: Pam Henson-Baird Group, 1995

Box 6 of 7

Folder 11 Suggestions for Preparation of Posters, n.d.

Box 6 of 7

Folder 12 Dialogue I: Photographs and Post-Conference Matters, 1995

Box 6 of 7

Folder 13 Dialogue II Planning, 1996-1997

Box 6 of 7

Folder 14 Dialogue II Poster, 1997

Box 6 of 7

Folders 15-16 Dialogue II Break-out Session Information and Miscellellaneous Memos, 1996-1997

Box 6 of 7

Folder 17 Dialogue II Meetings, Memos and Pamela Henson Folder, 1997

Box 6 of 7

Folder 18 Dialogue II Planning Documents, E-Mail, Committee Information, 1996-1997 (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Folder 1 Dialogue II Planning Documents, E-Mail, Committee Information, 1996-1997 (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 7 of 7

Folder 2 Dialogue II Poster and Exhibit Plans, 1997

Box 7 of 7

Folder 3 Dialogue II Wrap-Up and Final Report, 1997

Box 7 of 7

Folder 4 Dialogue I: Program with Abstracts & Post-Conference Compendium, 1995

Box 7 of 7

Folder 5 Dialogue II: Program with Abstracts & Post-Conference Compendium, 1997

Box 7 of 7

Intramural Lectures, 1997-1999

Folder 6 Intramural Lectures, 1997-1999

Box 7 of 7