Administrative Records, 1967-1989

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Summary

Consists of administrative records documenting Smithsonian Institution business relationships with firms having concessions within the Smithsonian Institution as well as documents the management of museum shops, parking, mail order operations, product development and licensing, warehouse operations, and publications. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, newspaper articles, proposals, reports, evaluations, contracts, brochures, drawings, statistics, blueprints, construction agreements, financial investment analyses, inventory listings, black-and-white photographs, and related financial records.

Creator

Smithsonian Institution Business Management Office

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Museum Shops

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.

Organization

By company or subject and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1967
  • 1967-1989

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Museum stores
  • Food service

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Drawings
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Books
  • Architectural drawings

Local number

SIA RS01514

Physical description

35 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings