Grant Records, c. 1964-1997

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Consists of records documenting grants related to international funding requests for development in museum collections, scholarly research initiatives, and public programs. Programs documented include the Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program and the Smithsonian International Exchange Program. Some records date from when the office was known as the Office of International Activities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; grant applications; applicant proposals; financial and progress reports; biographical information; review committee summaries; audit information; meeting minutes; council meeting summaries and/or review comment forms; budgetary information; color photographs; maps; and drawings.


  • Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program
  • Smithsonian International Exchanges Program
  • Smithsonian Institution Office 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


  • 1964
  • 1964-1997
  • c 1964-1997

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Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Finance
  • Research grants
  • Research


  • Color photographs
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Drawings

Local number

SIA RS01497

Physical description

68 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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