Event Files, 1971-1995

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Consists of records documenting the symposia, forums, conferences, and other events sponsored by the Directorate of International Activities, which later became the Office of International Relations. Materials include lists of participants, correspondence between participants, abstracts of papers presented, speech texts, publicity materials, memoranda and forms concerning event planning, black-and-white photographs, and read files.


Smithsonian Institution Directorate of International Activities


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1971
  • 1971-1995

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 10 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • International education
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Conference proceedings
  • Special events


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RS01494

Physical description

3 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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