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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 10-137

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs

Biographical Files, 1984-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Biographical Files
Dates: 1984-2001
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 10-137
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of biographical files created and maintained by the Office of Public Affairs for Smithsonian Institution Secretaries Sidney Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams and Ira Michael Heyman. Materials include biographical information, clippings, interviews, photographs, press releases, speeches, and other related materials.

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This accession consists of biographical files created and maintained by the Office of Public Affairs for Smithsonian Institution Secretaries Sidney Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams and Ira Michael Heyman. Materials include biographical information, clippings, interviews, photographs, press releases, speeches, and other related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-137, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Biographical Files

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Container List

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Secretary Robert McCormick Adams

Adams appointment announcement, 1984

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Adams - Appointment, The Washington Times, January 20, 1984

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Adams installation, September 17, 1984

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Secretary Adams, 1987-1994 (2 folders)

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Adams clippings, 1984

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Adams clippings, 1985

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Adams clippings, 1986

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Adams clippings, 1987

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Adams clippings, 1988

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Adams clippings, 1989

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Adams clippings, 1990

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Adams clippings, 1991

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Adams clippings, 1992

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Adams clippings, 1993

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Adams clippings, 1994

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Adams - Washington Post index, 1984-1994

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Review of Heartland of Cities by Robert McCormick Adams in Science, vol. 213, 1984

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Adams - The Baltimore Sun, January 24, 1984

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National Academy of Sciences, 121st annual meeting, April 29-May 2, 1984

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Adams - Washington Times - "Smithsonian's New King of the Castle" (profile), September 17, 1984

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Adams - Baltimore Sun, December 23, 1984

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Adams - Speeches and Papers, 1985

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Ruth Adams, 1985

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Adams - WETA (Ch. 26), January 1985

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Adams - The New Yorker, January 21, 1985

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Address by Adams at the dedication of the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Gallery, June 8, 1985

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Adams - Science, June 28. 1985

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Adams interview with Jane Addams Allen, Washington Times, 1987

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Adams - The New York Times, April 26, 1987

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Adams interview with Howard Means, The Washingtonian, August 1987

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Final schedule of interviews with William Honan, New York Time, 1989

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Adams - Washington Post, July 3, 1989

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Adams - Christian Science Monitor, November 27, 1989

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Adams - New York Times - "A Feisty Chef," February 11, 1990

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Adams article - Beth Frerking, Denver Post, Sunday magazine, October 7, 1990

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Eliot Marshall interview, April 21, 1992

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Michael Kilian interview, June 12, 1992

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Adams - Memorandum, "The Smithsonian of the Future," 1993

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Adams - The Washingtonian - "Washingtonians of the Year," January 1993

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Statement of Smithsonian Chancellor William H. Rehnquist, September 13, 1993

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Adams - Chicago Tribune - "Illinois Adams," October 24, 1993

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Adams retirement, 1993-1994

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Designation of Adams as Secretary Emeritus, 1994

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Adams - Curriculum Vitae, 1994

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Secretary Ira Michael Heyman

Heyman - Regent, 1994

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Heyman - Installation, 1994

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Heyman inaugural speech, September 19, 1994

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Heyman Biography, 1994-1999

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Heyman speeches, 1994-1997

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Heyman - Satellite media tour, 1994-1996

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Heyman on Harwit resignation, 1995

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Heyman clippings, 1994

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Heyman clippings, 1995

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Heyman clippings, 1996

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Heyman clippings, 1997

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Heyman clippings, 1999

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Heyman - Highlights from news coverage during tenure, 1994-1999

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Heyman - Reprinted from Smithsonian magazine, October 1994

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Heyman - Science, Vol. 265, August 5, 1994

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Heyman - Washingtonian, August 1994

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Heyman Press Club speech, February 23, 1995

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Heyman - Washington Times (profile), September 28, 1995

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Secretary Heyman - Groundbreaking for the National Museum of the American Indian, September 28, 1999

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Heyman - Retirement, 1999

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Secretary Sidney Dillon Ripley

Death of S. Dillon Ripley, 2001

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