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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-059

History of Science Society

Presidential Records, 1969, 1974-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: History of Science Society
Title: Presidential Records
Dates: 1969, 1974-1988
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 11-059
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by William Coleman, President, 1987, documenting the administration of the History of Science Society. The records span much of his membership in the society. Well-documented topics include budget; fund raising and development; personnel; publications; publicity; and committees. Materials include correspondence, meeting materials, committee reports, budgets, financial statements, publicity materials, brochures, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by William Coleman, President, 1987, documenting the administration of the History of Science Society. The records span much of his membership in the society. Well-documented topics include budget; fund raising and development; personnel; publications; publicity; and committees. Materials include correspondence, meeting materials, committee reports, budgets, financial statements, publicity materials, brochures, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-059, History of Science Society, Presidential Records

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Container List

Box 1

Shuman Prize Committee, 1969

Box 1 of 2

Fund Drive Kickoff, January 1974

Box 1 of 2

Norwalk Program Committee, "Critical Problems" Session, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Employment Committee, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Isis Critical Bibliography Budget, 1977-1986

Box 1 of 2

Nominating Committee Report, 1982

Box 1 of 2

Fund Raising, 1983

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Society Council Meeting, October 1983

Box 1 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting, May 1984

Box 1 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting, December 1984

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Society Council Meeting, December 1984

Box 1 of 2

Audit, FY 1983-FY 1984

Box 1 of 2

Specific Projects of the History of Science Society

Box 1 of 2

Membership - United States National Committee for the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS), November 1984

Box 1 of 2

New Publication Announcement (Osiris)

Box 1 of 2

Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) Highlights, October 1983-November 1984

Box 1 of 2

Appointment Correspondence - Williams Coleman, December 1984

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Society Officers, Appointments, and Memberships, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Honors and Prizes, November 1984

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Honors and Prizes Annual Report, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Publications meeting, December 1984

Box 1 of 2

Report on the Committee of Publications, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Nominating Committee Annual Report, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Meetings and Programs Report, November 1984

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Women Annual Report, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Local Arrangements Committee Preliminary Report, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Research and the Profession Report, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Report Cover Letters, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Education Committee Report, 1984

Box 1 of 2

National Coordinating Committee for the Promotion of History - Legislative and Policy Issues, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Neils Bohr Centennial - American Association for the Advancement of Science Symposium, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Section X Name Change, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Activities with Respect to Asian Countries, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Statement to American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), 1985

Box 1 of 2

Regional and Topical Meeting Proposals, 1985

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Society Officers, Standing Committees, and Other Appointments, April 1985

Box 1 of 2

Update and Problems for Executive Committee, April 1985

Box 1 of 2

Faculty Development Program, December 1985

Box 1 of 2

Candidates for Council, undated

Box 1 of 2

History of Science and Collegiate Studies Statement, 1985

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Society-Relevant Sections of United States National Committee for the IUHPS Meeting Minutes, 1985

Box 1 of 2

COSSA Request for Associations' Descriptions, August 1985

Box 1 of 2

Letter to the Editor of "The Chronicle of Higher Education" in regards to the History of Science, August 1985

Box 1 of 2

Pfizer Award, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Joint Programs with Russia Correspondence, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Watson Davis Prize Establishment, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Committee Appointments Correspondence, April 1985

Box 1 of 2

Statement for COSSA Guide to Federal Funding, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Secretary Candidacy, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Contact Methods for Executive Staff, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Rockefeller Foundation Grant, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Newsletter Distribution Problems, May 1985

Box 1 of 2

Isis Reprinting, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Newsletter Deadline Guidance, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Sarton Medal, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Congressional Intern Proposal, October 1985

Box 1 of 2

Loren Graham to Visit Manhattanville College - Press Release, October 1985

Box 1 of 2

Ford Foundation Application for Visiting Lectures in History of Science, April 1985

Box 1 of 2

University of Notre Dame Application for Visiting Historians of Science Program, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 2

Amendment of Statutes, September 1985

Box 1 of 2

Proposal for a Procedure for the Awarding of Travel Grants to IUHPS International Congresses, October 1985

Box 1 of 2

History of Science-Related Organizations, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Publication Operations, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Isis Editorial Search and Annual Report, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Public Relations Statements, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Publications, Editorial Seach, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Publications Rubrics, February 1985

Box 1 of 2

Honoring Bern Dibner, 1985

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Society-AAAS Liaison, February 1985

Box 1 of 2

Officers, Standing Committees, and Other Appointments, January 1985

Box 1 of 2

Publishing Programs, January 1985

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Publications Meeting, August 1985

Box 1 of 2

Nominating Committee Annual Report, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Preliminary Accounting for FY 1984-FY 1985

Box 1 of 2

Financial Statement, April 1985

Box 1 of 2

Fund Raising, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Budget, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Draft Budget Materials, October 1985

Box 1 of 2

Budgets, FY 1985-FY 1987

Box 1 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting, March 1985

Box 1 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting Materials, October 1985

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Society Council Meeting Materials, October 1985

Box 1 of 2

History of Science Planning Meeting, May 1986

Box 1 of 2

Congressional Interests, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Visiting Historians of Science Program, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

Joint Sessions at American Historical Association (AHA), October 1986

Box 1 of 2

Investments in South Africa, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Four Societies Meeting Correspondence, November 1986

Box 1 of 2

Short-Term Post-Doctoral Fellowships Draft Proposal, November 1986

Box 1 of 2

National Lecture Series, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Annual Prize for Women in Science

Box 1 of 2

Newsletter Correspondence, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

Cambridge University Press Correspondence, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence Between Spencer Weart and William Coleman, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

Meeting Minutes (Executive, Council, and Business), October 1986

Box 1 of 2

Executive Secretary Search, November 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

Committee Service Form Letter from President

Box 1 of 2

National Science Foundation History and Philosophy of Science Program Budget, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Fund Raising, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Educational Film on the History of Science - Correspondence, August 1986

Box 1 of 2

New Appointments to Standing Committees to be Made at Executive Committee Meeting, September 1986

Box 1 of 2

Subcommittee on Society Administration Meeting Materials, May 1986

Box 1 of 2

United States National Committee for the IUHPS Meeting, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Research and the Profession Interim Report, February 1986

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Visiting Lecturers, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

Committee on Meetings and Programs Interim Report, August 1986

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Committee on Unaffiliated Scholars, 1986-1987

Box 2 of 2

Ad Hoc Committee on Interest Groups Report, 1986

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Publications Meeting, May 1986

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Publications Meeting, October 1986

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Education Report, March 1986

Box 2 of 2

Prize Committees, February 1986

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Honors and Prizes Appointment, November 1986

Box 2 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting Correspondence, March 1986

Box 2 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting Materials, May 1986

Box 2 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting, September 1986

Box 2 of 2

History of Science Society Council Meeting Materials, October 1986

Box 2 of 2

Interest Groups, April 1987

Box 2 of 2

ACLS Initiatives, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Barbara Dibner Death, May 1987

Box 2 of 2

Special Nominating Committee - President, Vice President, and Executive Secretary, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Preparations for New Executive Secretary, Michael Sokal, Including Draft Letter of Agreement with Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Acknowledgments of Receipt of Correspondence, July 1987

Box 2 of 2

George Sarton Medal, 1987

Box 2 of 2

National Science Foundation-History of Science Society Science Literacy Meeting Correspondence, May 1987

Box 2 of 2

Editorship of Isis, November 1987

Box 2 of 2

International Society for Scientific Development - Informational Materials, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Committee Membership Correspondence, October 1987

Box 2 of 2

Treasurer Correspondence, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Dibner Fund, February 1987

Box 2 of 2

Committee on South Africa, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Pfizer Correspondence - Funding, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Watson Davis Book Award Guidelines, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Publications Meeting Update, May 1987

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Honors and Prizes Misinformation, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Chairs of Honors and Prizes Suggestions, April 1987

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Education Interim Report, April 1987

Box 2 of 2

Preliminary Report, FY 1986-FY 1987

Box 2 of 2

Fund Raising, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Annual Critical Bibliography Budget, 1987

Box 2 of 2

Isis Cumulative Bibliography Correspondence, April 1987

Box 2 of 2

"Beyond Big Science" Session for AHA Meeting - Correspondence About Female Panelists, December 1987 Meeting

Box 2 of 2

History of Science Society Council Meeting Materials, October 1987

Box 2 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting Materials, April 1987 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Executive Committee Meeting Plans, September 1987

Box 2 of 2

History of Science Society Annual Meeting Preparations, October/November 1987

Box 2 of 2

Coordination of History of Science Society and AHA Meeting, 1988

Box 2 of 2

British Society for the History of Science-History of Science Society Anglo-American Conference, July 1988

Box 2 of 2

Manuscript Review Request to William Coleman from History and Philosophy of Life Sciences, April 1988

Box 2 of 2