Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Publication Records, 1969, 1971, 1976-2007
This accession consists of publication records maintained by Kathryn B. Lindeman, Director of Publications. These materials document the various publication efforts of the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) to promote and provide information to the diverse population of people who work for, visit, and do research at the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Included in this accession are visitor brochures printed in a variety of languages, in Braille, and on audiocassette; brochures regarding African American heritage at SI; materials related to the publication of "Research Reports" and "Inside Smithsonian Research," including reader surveys; materials related to the publication of "Smithsonian Year" and subsequent annual reports of SI, including photographs used in the annual report; materials related to the publication of "The Torch," including materials regarding redesigns of the newspaper and materials from focus groups; and other miscellaneous publication-related records including documentation regarding metrication in publications, newsletter surveys, African American focus groups, and alternative formats for brochures. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; brochures; guides; reports; surveys; audiocassettes; color transparencies, slides, and photographs; and black-and-white photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Lindeman, Kathryn B.
- Smithsonian Institution
- Research reports (Smithsonian Institution) (Serial)
- Inside Smithsonian Research (Serial)
- Smithsonian year (Serial)
- The Torch (Serial)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Compact discs
- Color photographs
- Color transparencies
- Black-and-white photographs
- Electronic records
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-132, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Publication Records