Administrative Records, 1967-1989

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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.


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1967
  • 1967-1989

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Museum finance
  • Museum stores
  • Food service


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

Local number

SIA RS01514

Physical description

35 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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