Publication Records, 1969-2007

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Consists of records documenting the publications and publication activities of the Office of Public Affairs in their efforts to promote and provide information to the diverse population of people who work for, visit, and do research at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; brochures; guides; reports; surveys; audiocassettes; color transparencies, slides, and photographs; black-and-white photographs; and compact discs. Some of publications are in languages other than English, such as German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Cantonese, and Arabic, as well as in large print and in Braille. Also included are record set publications unavailable to researchers. Contact the SIA Reference Staff for further information.


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Organized into subseries: Calendar of Events--Highlights and Sampler Advertisements (Washington Post)--Resources Brochures--Research Opportunities Brochures and Flyers--Visitor Guides, Brochures, and Booklets. Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1969
  • 1969-2007

Restrictions & Rights

  • Non-circulating record set of publications Permanently closed
  • Unrestricted reference set of publications Open


  • Public relations
  • Museums
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museum publications


  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Pamphlets
  • Compact discs
  • Audiotapes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Serials (publications)

Local number

SIA RS01349

Physical description

5.27 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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