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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-063

National Museum of American History. Office of the Registrar

Administrative Records, 1962-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Office of the Registrar
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1962-1994
Quantity: 14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 11-063
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative and professional activities of Virginia Beets, Registrar, 1973-1983; Martha Morris, Assistant Registrar, 1973-1983, Registrar, 1984-1990, and Assistant Director for Collections Management, 1990-1993; and Katherine P. Spiess, Deputy Registrar, 1985-1992, and Acting Assistant Director for Collections Management, 1993- . Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; collections management inventory and shelf survey agreements, guidelines, and statistics; lecture papers presented at workshops, conferences, and professional society annual meetings; reports; collections management policies and procedures for acquisitions, loans, exhibitions, and facilities; seminar evaluations; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the administrative and professional activities of Virginia Beets, Registrar, 1973-1983; Martha Morris, Assistant Registrar, 1973-1983, Registrar, 1984-1990, and Assistant Director for Collections Management, 1990-1993; and Katherine P. Spiess, Deputy Registrar, 1985-1992, and Acting Assistant Director for Collections Management, 1993- . Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; collections management inventory and shelf survey agreements, guidelines, and statistics; lecture papers presented at workshops, conferences, and professional society annual meetings; reports; collections management policies and procedures for acquisitions, loans, exhibitions, and facilities; seminar evaluations; and supporting documentation.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-063, National Museum of American History. Office of the Registrar, Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

Photo & Slide Project, 1979

Box 1 of 14

Collections Management Museum Programs, 1976-1978

Box 1 of 14

Museum Registration Workshop, 1977

Box 1 of 14

Insurance Workshop: SI Registrar's Council, 1977

Box 1 of 14

Insurance Seminar, 1976

Box 1 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1978

Box 1 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1979

Box 1 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1980

Box 1 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1983

Box 1 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1985

Box 1 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1987

Box 1 of 14

Care of Collections, 1983

Box 1 of 14

Technicians and Specialists Orientation Project, 1977

Box 1 of 14

"Developing, Managing, and Maintaining Collections" Workshop, 1986

Box 1 of 14

On-Site Workshop (Trinidad), 1986-1987

Box 1 of 14

Collections Management Seminar, 1983-1985

Box 1 of 14

Computers and Museum Collections Seminar, 1986

Box 1 of 14

Collections Management Seminar: Evaluations, 1985

Box 1 of 14

Copyright & Photographs Seminar, 1985

Box 1 of 14

Collections Management Seminar: Evaluations, 1986

Box 1 of 14

Collections Management Seminar, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 14

Objects Processing Facility: Outgoing Show and Tell, 1988

Box 1 of 14

Objects Processing Facility: Incoming Show and Tell, 1988

Box 1 of 14

American Association of Museums Annual Meeting (Baltimore), 1992

Box 1 of 14

American Association for State and Local History Meeting, 1992

Box 1 of 14

Martha Morris: Map II Session (Philadelphia), Blach Institute for Ethic Studies, 1993\

Box 1 of 14

Time Management Course: "The Unorganized Manager," 1991

Box 1 of 14

Katherine Spiess: Database Task Force Speaker (Philadelphia), 1990

Box 1 of 14

American Association for State and Local History: National Advisory Board Meeting, 1991

Box 1 of 14

Data Standards Reconciliation Working Group, 1990

Box 1 of 14

Virginia Association of Museums Sessions, 1992

Box 1 of 14

Museum Documentation Association Conference (England), 1991

Box 1 of 14

Science Museum Peer Review Session (England), 1992

Box 1 of 14

International Council of Museums Meeting (Quebec City), 1992

Box 1 of 14

Katherine Spiess: Museum Documentation Association Annual Conference, 1990

Box 1 of 14

Quality Service Management Course, 1989

Box 1 of 14

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities: MAP II Report, 1990

Box 1 of 14

American Numismatic Society's Computer System (New York City), 1990

Box 1 of 14

Ulster-American Folk Park Museum: Meeting with Dr. Denis MacNeice, 1990

Box 1 of 14

Museum of New Zealand Meeting (Shelley Sayes), 1990

Box 1 of 14

Museum Computer Network Annual Conference, 1990

Box 1 of 14

American Association of Museums: Registrar Training Committee, 1977-1979

Box 1 of 14

United States Information Agency (USIA): Operations Crossroads Africa, Inc., 1986

Box 1 of 14

Office of Museum Programs/USIA Multi-Regional Project in Collections Management, 1986

Box 1 of 14

American Association of Museums Colloquium, 1986

Box 1 of 14

American Association of Museums Colloquium: Museum Assessment Program (MAP) II, 1986

Box 1 of 14

American Association of Museums: Registrars Committee/MAP II Project, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 14

Box 2

Office of the Registrar: Funds, 1973-1984

Box 2 of 14

Loans, 1972-1981

Box 2 of 14

National Museum of American History (NMAH): Exhibitions, 1981-1982

Box 2 of 14

Exhibits Policy, 1973

Box 2 of 14

NMAH Memoranda re: Collections Management, 1980-1984

Box 2 of 14

Virginia Beets: Incoming Correspondence, 1962, 1982-1983

Box 2 of 14

Publication Proposals, 1981-1982

Box 2 of 14

Collections Management Policies, 1978-1980

Box 2 of 14

Object Storage, 1981-1982

Box 2 of 14

Secretarial Correspondence, 1973-1980

Box 2 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1978-1984

Box 2 of 14

Museum Workshop Program: "Collections on the Move," 1983

Box 2 of 14

1876 Centennial Exhibition, 1977-1983

Box 2 of 14

Smithsonian Institution Archives (general), 1972-1974

Box 2 of 14

Central Registrar: Collections Management Office, 1966-1976

Box 2 of 14

Office of Computer Services, 1974-1975

Box 2 of 14

Conservation Analytical Laboratory, 1973-1975

Box 2 of 14

Cooper-Hewitt Museum Registration Department, 1972-1975

Box 2 of 14

Dibner Library, 1973-1978

Box 2 of 14

National Air and Space Museum, 1975-1977

Box 2 of 14

Report on the Management of Collections in the Museums of the Smithsonian, 1977

Box 2 of 14

Computerization Program, 1974-1977

Box 2 of 14

Pennsylvania Projects, 1973

Box 2 of 14

Fairfax County Park Authority, 1974-1975

Box 2 of 14

The Paine Art Center and Arboretum, 1973

Box 2 of 14

National Park Service, 1973

Box 2 of 14

Division of Ceramics and Glass: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1984

Box 2 of 14

Division of Community Life: Collections Management Inventory, 1973-1987

Box 2 of 14

Division of Costumes and Furnishings: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1983

Box 2 of 14

Division of Domestic Life: Collections Management Inventory, 1976-1984

Box 2 of 14

Division of Graphic Arts: Collections Management Inventory, 1977-1986

Box 2 of 14

Division of Musical Instruments: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1986

Box 2 of 14

Division of Photographic History: Collections Management Inventory, 1977-1987

Box 2 of 14

Division of Political History: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1977

Box 2 of 14

Division of Textiles: Collections Management Inventory, 1981-1986

Box 2 of 14

Box 3

Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources: Collections Management Inventory, 1977-1985

Box 3 of 14

Division of Armed Forces History (Military): Collections Management Inventory, 1976-1989

Box 3 of 14

Division of Armed Forces History (Naval): Collections Management Inventory, 1980

Box 3 of 14

Division of Armed Forces History: Collections Management Inventory, 1984

Box 3 of 14

Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1983

Box 3 of 14

Division of Mathematics: Collections Management Inventory, 1977

Box 3 of 14

Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering: Collections Management Inventory, 1976-1986

Box 3 of 14

Division of Mechanisms: Collections Management Inventory, 1984-1986

Box 3 of 14

National Numismatic Collection: Collections Management Inventory, 1974-1983

Box 3 of 14

National Philatelic Collection: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1986

Box 3 of 14

Division of Medical Sciences: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1989

Box 3 of 14

Division of Physical Sciences: Collections Management Inventory, 1977-1983

Box 3 of 14

Division of Transportation: Collections Management Inventory, 1975-1977

Box 3 of 14

Coding to be checked by Division (before typing)

Box 3 of 14

Coding Index, 1975-1976

Box 3 of 14

Worksheets, 1977

Box 3 of 14

SELGEM Categories for Accession Files, 1980

Box 3 of 14

Loans (Phase II), 1983

Box 3 of 14

Collections Committee Requests, 1982

Box 3 of 14

Objects Processing Facility (OPF): Data Entry, 1983

Box 3 of 14

National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) Photography Project, 1980

Box 3 of 14

Master File Clean-up, 1976-1978

Box 3 of 14

Computer: Old Accessions/Verify Coding in File

Box 3 of 14

Program Description and Master List, 1980

Box 3 of 14

Collections Management Problems, 1975-1979

Box 3 of 14

Report on Audit of the National Numismatic Collection, 1984

Box 3 of 14

NMHT Collections Management (general), 1977

Box 3 of 14

Department of Cultural History, 1976

Box 3 of 14

Department of Science and Technology, 1975-1976

Box 3 of 14

Inventory Maintenance (Phase I): Responsibilities and Staff Deployment, 1983

Box 3 of 14

Inventory Maintenance (Phase I): Progress Reports, 1984

Box 3 of 14

Inventory Maintenance (Phase I): Verification Guidelines

Box 3 of 14

Inventory Maintenance (Phase I): Procedures, 1982-1988 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 14

Inventory Maintenance (Phase I): Policies, 1980-1991

Box 3 of 14

NMAH Archives Center and Collections Management, 1983-1987

Box 3 of 14

NMAH Archives Center: Warshaw Collection Computer Project, 1976-1977

Box 3 of 14

Box 4

1876 Centennial Exhibition: Maintenance, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 14

NMAH Division of Conservation: Computerization of Data, 1985

Box 4 of 14

George Eastman House Project, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 14

Life in America Exhibition: Loan Inventory Project, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 14

Patent Model Computerization Project (Barbara Janssen, Project Manager), 1983-1985

Box 4 of 14

Silverhill: Collections Management, 1986

Box 4 of 14

Silverhill: Maintenance, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 14

Division of Medical Sciences: Data Entry, 1983-1984

Box 4 of 14

Division of Military History: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1985

Box 4 of 14

Division of Military History: Data Entry, 1981-1984

Box 4 of 14

Division of Naval History: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1984

Box 4 of 14

Division of Naval History: Data Entry, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 14

Division of Physical Sciences: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1984

Box 4 of 14

Division of Transportation: Shelf Inventory, 1980

Box 4 of 14

National Numismatic Collection: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1984

Box 4 of 14

National Numismatic Collection: Data Entry, 1981-1983 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 14

National Numismatic Collection: Coins, Certified Proofs, and Medals, 1980-1982

Box 4 of 14

National Philatelic Collection: Shelf Inventory, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 14

National Philatelic Collections: Data Entry, 1980-1982

Box 4 of 14

Computer Services Center: Editor Status Reports, 1982-1983

Box 4 of 14

Division of Ceramics and Glass: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1984

Box 4 of 14

Division of Ceramics and Glass: Data Entry, 1983

Box 4 of 14

Division of Community Life: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1982

Box 4 of 14

Division of Community Life: Data Entry, 1981

Box 4 of 14

Division of Costume: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1982

Box 4 of 14

Division of Costume: Data Entry, 1980-1984

Box 4 of 14

Box 5

Division of Domestic Life: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1983

Box 5 of 14

Division of Domestic Life: Data Entry, 1985

Box 5 of 14

Division of Graphic Arts: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1984

Box 5 of 14

Division of Graphic Arts: Data Entry, 1980-1984

Box 5 of 14

Division of Photographic History: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1983

Box 5 of 14

Division of Photographic History: Data Entry, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 14

Division of Political History: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1983

Box 5 of 14

Division of Political History: Data Entry, 1981-1983

Box 5 of 14

Division of Textiles: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1985

Box 5 of 14

Division of Textiles: Data Entry, 1982

Box 5 of 14

Division of Musical Instruments: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1983

Box 5 of 14

Division of Electricity and Modern Physics: Shelf Inventory, 1980

Box 5 of 14

Division of Electricity and Modern Physics: Data Entry, 1980

Box 5 of 14

Division of Extractive Industries: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1985

Box 5 of 14

Division of Mathematics: Shelf Inventory, 1979-1984

Box 5 of 14

Division of Mathematics: Data Entry, 1983-1984

Box 5 of 14

Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1983

Box 5 of 14

Division of Mechanisms: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1986

Box 5 of 14

Division of Medical Sciences: Shelf Inventory, 1980-1982

Box 5 of 14

Collections Management Inventory: Staff Photographs, 1979-1983

Box 5 of 14

Inventory Backlog and Clean-up (Phase 1), 1980

Box 5 of 14

Computer Services Center: Inventory General Management, 1982-1983

Box 5 of 14

NMHT Data Entry Study (Phase 1), 1980

Box 5 of 14

ENTREX Standard Jobs, 1979-1981

Box 5 of 14

Physical Inventory: Update and Production Runs (Phase 1), 1980

Box 5 of 14

Printout Reports (310I), 1981-1983

Box 5 of 14

Correspondence re: Shelf Inventory (Phase 1), 1978-1983 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 14

Shelf Inventory: Collection of Business Americana, 1982-1985

Box 5 of 14

Statements of Agreements for Divisions, 1980

Box 5 of 14

Suitland Inventory, 1981-1986

Box 5 of 14

Suitland Data Entry, 1983

Box 5 of 14

Shelf Inventory: Division of Education, 1983

Box 5 of 14

Box 6

SI Council of Registrars, FY 1980 - FY 1981

Box 6 of 14

SI Council of Registrars, FY 1978 - FY 1979

Box 6 of 14

SI Council of Registrars: Interim, FY 1977

Box 6 of 14

SI Council of Registrars, FY 1975 -FY 1976

Box 6 of 14

SI Council of Registrars: Meeting Minutes, 1984-1987

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1991

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1988

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1987

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1986

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1985

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1984

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1983

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1982

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1981

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1980

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1979

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1978

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1977

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1976

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1975

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1974

Box 6 of 14

SI Registrars Council, FY 1973 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 14

Collections Management: General Procedures, 1972-1977

Box 6 of 14

Collections Management: Problem Solving, 1987

Box 6 of 14

Collections Management: Program Report, 1987

Box 6 of 14

Box 7

Conservation Committee: Care of Museum Objects, 1979

Box 7 of 14

Paper Conservation, 1975

Box 7 of 14

NMAH Management of Photographic Collections, 1983-1985

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Annual Meeting, 1986

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Annual Meeting, 1984

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Registrars Committee, 1977-1979

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Museum Registration Methods, 1978-1979

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Registrars Committee Northeast Regional Meeting, 1977

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Museum Registration Seminar, 1974

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Annual Meeting, 1976

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Accreditations, 1979

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Shipping & Packing Registrar's Seminar, 1974-1975

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Annual Meeting, 1973

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Annual Meeting, 1992

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: Annual Meeting, 1990

Box 7 of 14

American Association of Museums: MAP II Report (Katherine Spiess), 1988

Box 7 of 14

Accession Guide, 1992

Box 7 of 14

International Conference on the Problems of Museum Storage, 1976

Box 7 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop (McClung Museum), 1979

Box 7 of 14

Legal Seminar (MNA/NGA), 1975

Box 7 of 14

Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: Annual Meeting, 1989

Box 7 of 14

The Museum at Stony Brook: MAP II Report (Martha Morris), 1989

Box 7 of 14

The Museum Documentation Association: Annual Conference, 1989

Box 7 of 14

Martha Morris: Photograph (copy), 1989

Box 7 of 14

Collections Management Review Sessions, 1987

Box 7 of 14

Royal Ontario Museum, 1987

Box 7 of 14

Amherst Old Colony Museum Dedication (Martha Morris), 1986

Box 7 of 14

Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1978-1986 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 14

Martha Morris: Care of Collections Workshop Report (Trinidad), 1986

Box 7 of 14

Collections Management Seminar, December 1985

Box 7 of 14

Women's Changing Roles in Museums Conference, 1986

Box 7 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Reports and Goals, FY 1988

Box 7 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Reports and Goals, FY 1987

Box 7 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Status of Work/Verification Printouts, 1985

Box 7 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Status Reports, 1986-1987

Box 7 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Status Reports, 1985-1986

Box 7 of 14

Box 8

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Status Reports, 1983-1986

Box 8 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Organization and Functions, 1984-1989

Box 8 of 14

Computer Services Center: Organization and Operation Manuals, 1983

Box 8 of 14

Management of the NMAH Computerized Central Catalog, 1986

Box 8 of 14

United States Government Five Year Plan for Electronic Data Processing, 1983

Box 8 of 14

Computer Services Center: Review Committee for ADP Resources Request, 1983

Box 8 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Central Catalog Polices and De-acquisitions, 1986

Box 8 of 14

Computer Services Center Procedures, 1979-1983

Box 8 of 14

WANG VS/80: Policies & Procedures for Use,

Box 8 of 14

NMHT Computerization File Security, 1979-1980

Box 8 of 14

History of the Registrar's Office, 1972-1977

Box 8 of 14

Improvements Initiated by NMHT Registrar (Virginia Beets), 1972-1978

Box 8 of 14

Charter Goals of the NMHT Registrar, 1980

Box 8 of 14

NMHT Staff Opinions on Role of the Collections Management Office, 1972-1973

Box 8 of 14

Collections Management Task Force: Meeting Notes, 1978

Box 8 of 14

Computer Services Center Expansion, 1982

Box 8 of 14

Computer Services Center (general), 1980

Box 8 of 14

Computer Services Center: Budget, 1980

Box 8 of 14

Collections Management Office: Procedures, 1974-1975

Box 8 of 14

Collections Management Office: Loan Program, 1975-1976

Box 8 of 14

Materials on Loan: Directives and Forms, 1973-1974

Box 8 of 14

Collections Management Office Committee, 1976

Box 8 of 14

NMHT Staff Interviews re: Division Collections (Martha Morris), 1973

Box 8 of 14

Monthly Program Report, 1985

Box 8 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Development, 1976-1983

Box 8 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Proposed Space, 1981-1984

Box 8 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Meeting Agenda, 1985

Box 8 of 14

Collections Management Defined, 1985

Box 8 of 14

Collections Inventory Directive and Notes, 1980-1984

Box 8 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Background Information, 1972-1979

Box 8 of 14

Smithsonian Institution Council Report, 1979

Box 8 of 14

Reports for Congressional Committee Hearings, FY 1984

Box 8 of 14

Management Analysis Office: Word Processor Usage Survey, 1988

Box 8 of 14

Museum Storage Cabinet Specifications, 1988

Box 8 of 14

Management Committee Review, 1987

Box 8 of 14

Case Report on Collections Management, 1986-1987

Box 8 of 14

Division Interviews: Military History and Physical Sciences, 1973

Box 8 of 14

George Eastman House Merger, 1984

Box 8 of 14

Division of Mathematics (general), 1985

Box 8 of 14

Division of Mathematics: Interviews and Oral History Releases, 1982-1987

Box 8 of 14

Collections Management Policy Revision Suggestions, 1983

Box 8 of 14

Collections Management Inventory: OM804 Revision, 1978-1984

Box 8 of 14

Policy on Authentication, 1984-1985

Box 8 of 14

Smithsonian Collections Management Policy (OM808), 1989

Box 8 of 14

Box 9

Smithsonian Collections Management Policy (OM808): Review, 1986-1987

Box 9 of 14

Katherine Spiess: International Council of Museums, 1990-1994 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 14

Katherine Spiess: Conferences and Committees (general), 1993-1994

Box 9 of 14

Metropolitan Museum of Art Conference: Collections Management Policy Lecture (Martha Morris), 1984

Box 9 of 14

George Washington University: "Collections Management in the History Museum" (Katherine Spiess), 1985

Box 9 of 14

International Council of Museums: International Loans Including Indemnity, 1984

Box 9 of 14

Presentation to American Law Institute/American Bar Association (Martha Morris), 1979-1980

Box 9 of 14

Southern Arts Federation: Museum Registration Methods Workshop (Knoxville, TN), 1977

Box 9 of 14

Lecture to the American Pharmacists Association Curators Group (Martha Morris), 1980

Box 9 of 14

George Washington University: Museum Studies Class Lecture (Martha Morris), 1980

Box 9 of 14

NMHT Loans Training Session Lecture (Martha Morris), 1974

Box 9 of 14

New York State Council of the Arts (Rochester, NY): Insurance and Loans Workshop, 1983

Box 9 of 14

Southern Arts Federation: Museum Registration Methods Workshop (Charleston, SC), 1980

Box 9 of 14

National Museum and Art Gallery (Port-of-Spain, Trinidad), 1986

Box 9 of 14

Southern Arts Federation: Museum Registration Methods Workshop, 1980-1982

Box 9 of 14

American Association of Museums: Registrars Committee Annual Meeting, 1985

Box 9 of 14

Stony Brook MAP II Project Consultation (Martha Morris), 1988-1989

Box 9 of 14

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts Consultation (Martha Morris), 1988

Box 9 of 14

Higgins Armory Museum (MAP II), 1985-1986

Box 9 of 14

Lecture at the Women's Committee Breakfast (Martha Morris), 1986

Box 9 of 14

Carroll County Farm Museum MAP II Project Consultation Martha Morris), 1985

Box 9 of 14

National Postal Museum: Collections Planning Team, 1990-1992

Box 9 of 14

Guidelines for Video Documentation and Dissemination, 1989

Box 9 of 14

Shaker Village, Inc., MAP II Project Consultation (Katherine Spiess), 1986

Box 9 of 14

National Museum of Natural History Registration, 1976-1987

Box 9 of 14

Proposed Office of Archives and National Collections, 1987-1993

Box 9 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Organizational Review, 1990-1992

Box 9 of 14

Smithsonian Collections Management Issues Meeting, 1986-1987

Box 9 of 14

SI Microfilmed Cross-Reference Card Problems, 1977

Box 9 of 14

Information Resource Management Planning, 1981-1987

Box 9 of 14

Box 10

Museum Registrar Tentative Position Classification Standard, 1979

Box 10 of 14

Collections Management Study Group Meeting, 1976

Box 10 of 14

Temporary Custody Receipts Procedure Review, 1988

Box 10 of 14

Procedure for Loans, 1973-1988

Box 10 of 14

Outgoing Loans, 1986-1988

Box 10 of 14

Museum Support Center: Offsite Collections Management, 1987-1992

Box 10 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Reading Room Space Requirements, 1975

Box 10 of 14

Microfilm Conservation, 1976-1979

Box 10 of 14

NMHT Index Numbers, 1973-1978

Box 10 of 14

Assignment of Numbers for Loans, 1975-1977

Box 10 of 14

NMHT Registration Forms (current), c. 1970s

Box 10 of 14

Registration Handbook, c. 1970s

Box 10 of 14

Collections Management Highlights List, 1989

Box 10 of 14

Collections Management Policies and Procedures (plus OM804 & OM808), 1983-1987

Box 10 of 14

NMAH/NMNH Accession and Loan File Separation Project, 1983-1989

Box 10 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Annual Report, FY 1987

Box 10 of 14

Office of the Central Registrar: Correspondence, 1975-1977

Box 10 of 14

NMHT Deed of Gift, 1975-1978

Box 10 of 14

NMAH Registration System Past and Present, 1985

Box 10 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Accession Program, 1973-1989

Box 10 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Accession Memorandum, 1973-1979

Box 10 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Acquisitions (specific cases), 1985-1987

Box 10 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Accession Records Microfilmed, 1974-1987

Box 10 of 14

Deaccessioning & Excess Property Policies, 1975

Box 10 of 14

Non-Accessioned Acquisitions, 1977

Box 10 of 14

Transfers Out of NMHT (policy and procedure), 1975

Box 10 of 14

NMHT Accession Statistics, FY 1979

Box 10 of 14

NMHT Accession Statistics, FY 1977

Box 10 of 14

NMHT Accession Statistics, FY 1976

Box 10 of 14

NMHT Inventory Forms, 1977

Box 10 of 14

Request for Accession Number Form, 1977

Box 10 of 14

Suitland Storage Facility, 1975

Box 10 of 14

Museum Support Center Move Planning, 1986-1991

Box 10 of 14

Special Exhibit Procedures, 1974-1975

Box 10 of 14

Objects Processing Facility, 1975-1980

Box 10 of 14

Shipping & Packing Procedures, 1975-1987

Box 10 of 14

Planning 20th Century Collecting Strategy, 1986-1990

Box 10 of 14

Parallel Collections Policy, 1992

Box 10 of 14

Collections Committee Meetings, 1988-1990

Box 10 of 14

Non-Accession Acquisition Policies and Procedures, 1984-1991

Box 10 of 14

Loans Fee Survey, 1989-1992

Box 10 of 14

Deaccession of Objects with no Documentation/Found-in-Collection Policy, 1988-1991

Box 10 of 14

Repatriation Issues, 1990-1991

Box 10 of 14

NMAH Donor Information, 1984-1985

Box 10 of 14

Task Force on Policy for Photographing Collections, 1983-1985

Box 10 of 14

Data Policy, 1986-1988

Box 10 of 14

NMAH Inventory Maintenance Policy, 1989

Box 10 of 14

Policy and Procedure for Collecting Plans, 1985-1991

Box 10 of 14

Collection Committee Meeting Notes, FY 1992

Box 10 of 14

Box 11

Documentation Standards, 1991

Box 11 of 14

Project 1016 Committee, 1992-1993

Box 11 of 14

Project 1016 Committee: Staff Comments, 1993

Box 11 of 14

Project 1016 Committee: Draft Response, 1992-1993

Box 11 of 14

Project 1016 Committee: Mary Case Articles, 1992

Box 11 of 14

Project 1016 Committee: BJC Proposal, 1992

Box 11 of 14

Project 1016 Committee: Meeting Agendas, 1992

Box 11 of 14

Project 1016 Committee: Correspondence, 1992-1994

Box 11 of 14

Research Review Committee Report, 1992

Box 11 of 14

Handbook and Collections Management Policy Revision, 1987-1991

Box 11 of 14

Martha Morris: Collections Management Policy, 1977-1989 (3 folders)

Box 11 of 14

Collection Records: Policy and Procedure, 1985-1987

Box 11 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Accession Guides, 1989

Box 11 of 14

GAO Inquiry on Duke Ellington Collection, 1985-1992

Box 11 of 14

Federal Accounting Standards Board, 1991

Box 11 of 14

Legal Problems of Museum Administration, 1973-1976

Box 11 of 14

Insurance and Risk Management Workshop, 1983

Box 11 of 14

Loans Policies and Procedures Lecture, 1985

Box 11 of 14

American Association of Museums: Standard Facility Report, 1987

Box 11 of 14

NMHT Collections Committee, 1975-1977

Box 11 of 14

Discussions on Care of NMHT Collections, 1977

Box 11 of 14

NMHT Publications re: Collections Management, 1975-1978

Box 11 of 14

Emergency Planning Committee (Safeguarding Collections at NMAH), 1986

Box 11 of 14

Office of the Registrar: Relocation Planning, 1982-1986

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Inventory Records for Museum Security, 1975

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Martha Morris: Professional Background Information, 1986-1992

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Katherine P. Spiess: Professional Background Information, 1987

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Office of the Registrar: Inventory Budget, FY 1981 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Inventory Budget, FY 1982 - FY 1983 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Inventory Budget, FY 1984

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Office of the Registrar: Inventory Budget, FY 1984

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Office of the Registrar: Inventory Budget, FY 1985 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Management/Inventory Budget, FY 1986 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Management/Inventory Budget, FY 1987 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Management/Inventory Budget, FY 1988 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Management Budget, FY 1989 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Management Budget, FY 1990 (4 folders)

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Box 13

Office of the Registrar: Budget Hearings, FY 1990

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Office of the Registrar: Master Plan Relocation Budget, FY 1990

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Office of the Registrar: Fullerton Storage Budget, FY 1990

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Office of the Registrar: FY 1990 Silver Hill Conversion, 1985-1987

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Office of the Registrar: Spending Plan, FY 1990 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Zimmerman Collection Budget, FY 1990

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Management Budget, FY 1991 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Budget Hearings, FY 1991

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Office of the Registrar: Fullerton Storage Budget, FY 1991

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Office of the Registrar: Spending Plan, FY 1991 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Master Plan Relocation Budget, FY 1991

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Office of the Registrar: Priority Call, FY 1991

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Office of the Registrar: Yearend Spending Plan, FY 1991

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Office of the Registrar: Product Development Fund, FY 1991

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Relocations Budget, FY 1991

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Office of the Registrar: Collections Management Budget, FY 1992 (2 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Spending Plan, FY 1992

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Office of the Registrar: Yearend Spending Plan, FY 1992 (3 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Fullerton Storage Budget, FY 1992

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Office of the Registrar: Priority Call, FY 1992

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Office of the Registrar: Planning Advisory Group/Budget, FY 1992 (2 folders)

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James Smithson Society Grant Proposal, 1992

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Virginia Beets: Administrative Correspondence, 1972

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Office of the Registrar: Correspondence, 1973-1985 (8 folders)

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Office of the Registrar: Correspondence, 1989-1990

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