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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 10-165

Forman, Paul

Paul Forman Papers, 1972-2007

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Forman, Paul
Title: Paul Forman Papers
Dates: 1972-2007
Quantity: 10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 10-165
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Paul Forman is a Curator in the National Museum of American History, Division of Medicine and Science. His research specialties are the history of physics, especially in relation to environing society and culture. This accession consists of materials documenting the case of Paul Forman v. Lawrence M. Small. Materials include depositions, reviews of Forman's accomplishments and performance, clippings, audiovisual materials, publicity regarding Lawrence M. Small, and other records concerning the lawsuit. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

Paul Forman is a Curator in the National Museum of American History, Division of Medicine and Science. His research specialties are the history of physics, especially in relation to environing society and culture. This accession consists of materials documenting the case Paul Forman v. Lawrence M. Small. Papers include depositions, reviews of Forman's accomplishments and performance, clippings, audiovisual materials, publicity regarding Lawrence M. Small, and other records concerning the lawsuit. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 3/24/2011 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-165, Paul Forman Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Summer Assistant

Box 1 of 10

Hoffmann

Box 1 of 10

Forman

Box 1 of 10

Reprisal

Box 1 of 10

Other Indications of Standing

Box 1 of 10

Formal Appraisals: Masters

Box 1 of 10

1993 Complaint and Promotion References

Box 1 of 10

National Museum of American History (NMAH) Staff Ratings on "Research," 1987-1992

Box 1 of 10

Publications: Smithsonian Institution (SI) Policies, Federal Legislation, etc.

Box 1 of 10

Character References

Box 1 of 10

New York City "Sabbatical"

Box 1 of 10

Paul Forman as Exhibitor

Box 1 of 10

Articles by Forman

Box 1 of 10

Chron File

Box 1 of 10

Pretrial Statement

Box 1 of 10

Jury Instructions

Box 1 of 10

Demonstrating Pretext

Box 1 of 10

Proving Reprisal

Box 1 of 10

Proving Age Discrimination

Box 1 of 10

Proving Falsity of Non-Competitive, Non-Comparative

Box 1 of 10

Solidarity of Administrative Hierarchy

Box 1 of 10

Proving Falsity of Responses to other Request for Admission (RFA)

Box 1 of 10

Proving Falsity of Responses to RFA

Box 1 of 10

Second Supplementation of Responses

Box 1 of 10

How to get into Evidence

Box 1 of 10

Data on Grades and Promotion Rates

Box 1 of 10

Reprisal: 99/00 Performance Action Plan

Box 1 of 10

Nobel Exclusion and Reprisal

Box 1 of 10

Should be Exhibits but Are not

Box 1 of 10

Expert Witnesses

Box 1 of 10

At Trial

Box 1 of 10

Letters and Documents Sent to Experts

Box 1 of 10

Statistical Analysis

Box 1 of 10

Expert Testimony: Finn

Box 1 of 10

At Trial: Mayr

Box 1 of 10

Trail: Mann

Box 1 of 10

Mann Exhibits

Box 1 of 10

Expert Testimony: Harris

Box 1 of 10

Heilbron as Witness

Box 1 of 10

Mayr as Expert

Box 1 of 10

At Trial: Harwit

Box 1 of 10

Harwit as Expert

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Harwit

Box 1 of 10

Citation Counting

Box 1 of 10

Robert May as Witness

Box 1 of 10

Rule 30 (b)(6)

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Adams

Box 1 of 10

Exhibits - Adams Disposition

Box 1 of 10

Paths of Fire

Box 1 of 10

Reviews of Paths of Fire

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Allison

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Bunch

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Crew

Box 1 of 10

Evelyn

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Fern

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Freudenheim

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Heyman

Box 1 of 10

Trial Hoffmann

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Hoffmann

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Kennedy

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Limehouse

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Molella

Box 1 of 10

Morris, Martha

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Newman

Box 1 of 10

Newman

Box 1 of 10

Deposing O'Connor

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Schneider

Box 1 of 10

Deposing Simons

Box 1 of 10

Withuh, Bill

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

Diskettes (electronic records)

Box 2 of 10

Bunch Deposition (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Adams Deposition (4 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Limehouse Deposition (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Hoffmann Deposition (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

O'Connor Deposition

Box 2 of 10

Adams Deposition VHS

Box 2 of 10

Bunch Deposition VHS

Box 2 of 10

Hoffmann Deposition VHS

Box 2 of 10

O'Connor Deposition VHS

Box 2 of 10

Journalists

Box 2 of 10

Activists

Box 2 of 10

Snait

Box 2 of 10

Spande (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

SI

Box 2 of 10

Board of Regents

Box 2 of 10

NMAH Board of Directors

Box 2 of 10

SI National Board

Box 2 of 10

U.S. Congress

Box 2 of 10

FY 2002 "Reprogramming"

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

Publicity within SI

Box 3 of 10

Publicity: Outside SI

Box 3 of 10

New Secretary SI

Box 3 of 10

Advices for the New Secretary

Box 3 of 10

Appropriations Committees

Box 3 of 10

Committees on Administration

Box 3 of 10

Other Congressional Staff and Members

Box 3 of 10

National Coordinating Committee (NCC) - Page Miller

Box 3 of 10

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Box 3 of 10

American Historical Association (AHA)

Box 3 of 10

Spring 2001

Box 3 of 10

Lawrence Small VHS: "You are what you track," November 28, 2000

Box 3 of 10

Policies and Procedures Inadequate to Effect the Increase in Knowledge

Box 3 of 10

SI Promotion Process Deficient

Box 3 of 10

Manifest Disregard of Scholarship

Box 3 of 10

Evidence of Impact of Suit

Box 3 of 10

Retaliation Appeal

Box 3 of 10

NMAH - Professional Accomplishment Evaluation Committees (PAEC) Procedures, Policies, Etc.

Box 3 of 10

Non-NMAH PAEC Materials

Box 3 of 10

Operative Standards for Evaluating Staff

Box 3 of 10

Abrogation of Museum Curator Classification Studies

Box 3 of 10

Intellectual Freedom

Box 3 of 10

SI Mission Statements and Research

Box 3 of 10

SI Personnel System Reform, December 30, 1997

Box 3 of 10

SI Self-Critical Reports

Box 3 of 10

Whistle-blowing (WB) Protections

Box 3 of 10

Qui Tam

Box 3 of 10

SI and Whistle-Blowers

Box 3 of 10

Personal Liability of Supervisors

Box 3 of 10

Government Accountability Project (GAP) and Office of Special Council (OSC)

Box 3 of 10

Libel Suit

Box 3 of 10

Smithsonian Staff Handbook Equal Opportunity

Box 3 of 10

Federal Personnel Handbook

Box 3 of 10

SI and Government Employees Staff Handbooks, Etc.

Box 3 of 10

Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and OSC

Box 3 of 10

Forman Case against Smithsonian

Box 3 of 10

Handwritten Log, 1999

Box 3 of 10

Materials Regarding Forman Case against Smithsonian

Box 3 of 10

Settlement

Box 3 of 10

Expenses

Box 3 of 10

2005 Mediation

Box 3 of 10

Huron and Chertkof Correspondence

Box 3 of 10

Howard Schweber

Box 3 of 10

In Search of Counsel

Box 3 of 10

Press: Judge Jackson

Box 3 of 10

Press: Lawsuits against SI

Box 3 of 10

Press: Employee Suits

Box 3 of 10

Appreciations

Box 3 of 10

Initiatives

Box 3 of 10

Alas

Box 3 of 10

Lessons Learned

Box 3 of 10

American Association of University Professors

Box 3 of 10

1995 Onwards Material

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

Miscellaneous Correspondence (3 folders)

Box 4 of 10

Address Labels

Box 4 of 10

Dockets

Box 4 of 10

Conferences and Hearings with Thomas P. Jackson and D.A.R., May 22, 2000

Box 4 of 10

Summary Judgment (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

Supreme Court (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

Legal Importance of Forman versus Small

Box 4 of 10

Appeals Court - Brief for Appellee

Box 4 of 10

Appeals Court - Brief for Appellant

Box 4 of 10

Appeals Court - Reply Brief for Appellant

Box 4 of 10

Appeals Court - Joint Appendix

Box 4 of 10

Appeals Court - Petition for Rehearing and Suggestion for Rehearing En Blanc

Box 4 of 10

Hearings Transcript Filed

Box 4 of 10

Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

"On Appeal" (4 folders)

Box 5 of 10

Law of Summary Judgment

Box 5 of 10

On Remand

Box 5 of 10

Extra Copies

Box 5 of 10

"To File" / General

Box 5 of 10

Suits against SI

Box 5 of 10

Managerial Notes on Forman, circa 1990s

Box 5 of 10

Responding to Doug's Interrogatories

Box 5 of 10

Request for Admissions

Box 5 of 10

Defendants Response to Discovery Requests

Box 5 of 10

Motions to Compel Discovery to Make

Box 5 of 10

Discovery Pass

Box 5 of 10

Interrogatories to Serve

Box 5 of 10

Motions for Reconsider

Box 5 of 10

Disqualification of Judge

Box 5 of 10

Litigating V. Government

Box 5 of 10

Judge Jackson

Box 5 of 10

Jackson's Decisions

Box 5 of 10

Magistrate Judge Robinson

Box 5 of 10

District of Columbia Circuit Courts

Box 5 of 10

Supreme Court

Box 5 of 10

1994 Hearing - General

Box 5 of 10

1994 Hearing - Examining Witnesses

Box 5 of 10

1994 Hearing - Argument

Box 5 of 10

1994 Hearing - Settlement (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

1994 Evidence

Box 5 of 10

1994 Witness List

Box 5 of 10

1994 Administrative

Box 5 of 10

Strategy, Meetings, Etc.

Box 5 of 10

Forman's Journal of Events, 1990-1997

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

Managerial Correspondence, 1980s through 1990 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Managerial Correspondence, 1991 through 1994 (3 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Pages of Promotion Documents

Box 6 of 10

1993 Discovery Responses

Box 6 of 10

Forman PAEC, 1988 and 1991

Box 6 of 10

Follow-Up to 1991 PAEC

Box 6 of 10

Roger Kennedy File Forman

Box 6 of 10

Doug Evelyn File Forman

Box 6 of 10

Forman 1972 hire and PAECs through 1979

Box 6 of 10

Forman Memos - One

Box 6 of 10

Forman Memos - Two

Box 6 of 10

Forman 52s and Performance Evaluations

Box 6 of 10

Forman, Paul - Affidavit

Box 6 of 10

Forman, Paul - Personnel

Box 6 of 10

1993 Discovery Response 5.C. (2 copies)

Box 6 of 10

Documents Produced to SI

Box 6 of 10

Promotion History of Curators Leaving NMAH, 1991-1997

Box 6 of 10

Request for Production 1a.

Box 6 of 10

Request for Production 1b., 4

Box 6 of 10

Provost

Box 6 of 10

SI Office of the Provost

Box 6 of 10

SI Inspector General

Box 6 of 10

Office of the Secretary

Box 6 of 10

I-6

Box 6 of 10

PAEC SI Guidance

Box 6 of 10

PAEC Procedures

Box 6 of 10

PAEC History

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

PAEC Task force and Work Draft

Box 7 of 10

PAEC Comparisons Other SI Bureaus

Box 7 of 10

Research Review Committee, 1992

Box 7 of 10

PAEC Sample Reviews

Box 7 of 10

A-13 Statements of Debora Miller and Martha Morris

Box 7 of 10

A-13 Administrative Office - NMAH

Box 7 of 10

A-13 PAEC Processing

Box 7 of 10

A-13 PAEC Procedures, Some Notes

Box 7 of 10

A-13 Director's Office Files

Box 7 of 10

A-13 Art Molella Files

Box 7 of 10

A-13 Spencer Crew Files

Box 7 of 10

A-13 Lonnie Bunch Files

Box 7 of 10

Forman, Paul - 52s and Performance Evaluations

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Paul Forman Department of History

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Deborah Miller Statement

Box 7 of 10

1-13 David Allison's Files on Paul Forman

Box 7 of 10

1-13 Paul Forman's Performance Evaluations

Box 7 of 10

Dee Cumulative Manuscript

Box 7 of 10

Comments Regarding Forman

Box 7 of 10

Forman Performance Appraisals

Box 7 of 10

1-13 Ron Becker Files

Box 7 of 10

Doug Evelyn, 1989-1990

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Lonnie Bunch Files

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Office of the Director Files

Box 7 of 10

PAEC Chair Records

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Spence Crew's Files

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Roger Kennedy's Files

Box 7 of 10

Notes about Doug's Conversations with Paul from Doug Evelyn's Files

Box 7 of 10

Forman's Scholarly Studies Grant

Box 7 of 10

Forman Work Submitted

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Paul Forman Memos - One

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Paul Forman Memos - Two

Box 7 of 10

Forman PAEC Duplicates

Box 7 of 10

I-13 Performance Reviews

Box 7 of 10

Forman, Paul - Personnel

Box 7 of 10

Follow-Up to 1991 PAEC

Box 7 of 10

Paul Forman's PAEC Review

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

Forman 1972 Hire through 1979 and PAEC Reviews

Box 8 of 10

Forman PAEC 1988 and 1991 Reviews

Box 8 of 10

Materials Related to Outside Review in PAEC

Box 8 of 10

I-13 Lonnie Bunch Files

Box 8 of 10

Department of Justice

Box 8 of 10

Robert Hoffmann - Paul Forman

Box 8 of 10

Additional Files from Secretary's Office Archives, 1984-1998

Box 8 of 10

September 16, 1998

Box 8 of 10

Office of Secretary - Nobel Prize

Box 8 of 10

Marc Pachter - Nobel Prize

Box 8 of 10

Spence Crew - Nobel Prize

Box 8 of 10

Lonnie Bunch - Nobel Prize

Box 8 of 10

Art Molella - Nobel Prize Proposals

Box 8 of 10

Art Molella - Nobel Prize Memos

Box 8 of 10

Art Molella - Nobel Prize Notes

Box 8 of 10

Art Molella - Nobel Prize Correspondence

Box 8 of 10

December 3, 1994 Policy

Box 8 of 10

September 23, 1999

Box 8 of 10

Harwit Files 4683-4688

Box 8 of 10

D.4689, 4690

Box 8 of 10

Washington Times "Smithsonian's Secret Sessions: Small Issue?," August 25, 2001

Box 8 of 10

Washington Times Article over Small's Eagle Feathers Controversy

Box 8 of 10

Compilation of Articles Critiquing Secretary Small (2 copies)

Box 8 of 10

Study of SI Repair, Restoration, and Alteration Facilities Program

Box 8 of 10

Washington Post Magazine "Who Owns American History?," January 20, 2002

Box 8 of 10

Loci of Congressional Concern for the Smithsonian

Box 8 of 10

Paul Forman's Collection of Miscellaneous Articles Regarding SI (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

Washingtonian, "Money Man," March 2002

Box 8 of 10

National Museum of Natural History Guide

Box 8 of 10

National Examiner, "Oprah Snubbed by Smithsonian," March 2002

Box 8 of 10

Stagebill, "The Museums Menace," June 2002

Box 8 of 10

Department of the Interior Hearings, 2003

Box 8 of 10

U.S. Congress Handbook

Box 8 of 10

BetaSP (unknown content) and 2 tapes - Smithsonian Radio Debate, June 29, 2001 and Small's Press Conference, January 22, 2002

Box 8 of 10

2 VHS tapes, one unknown, the other "You Are What You Track"

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

Duplicates

Box 9 of 10

Employee Perception Surveys, 2000 and 2002

Box 9 of 10

SI 2003 Budget

Box 9 of 10

Reduction in Force Registration and Actions

Box 9 of 10

Two Years of Small

Box 9 of 10

Opanda Exhibition Papers

Box 9 of 10

Evaluating Federal Research Programs

Box 9 of 10

Strategic Plan

Box 9 of 10

Affiliations

Box 9 of 10

Report of the Commission on the Future of the SI 1995

Box 9 of 10

Study of SI Facilities Program, July 2001

Box 9 of 10

Reply to National Academy of Public Administration

Box 9 of 10

Hoss

Box 9 of 10

Times Union Albany, New York

Box 9 of 10

Enola Gay Label

Box 9 of 10

Statements by Organizations

Box 9 of 10

Reports on Commercial Activities within Public Schools

Box 9 of 10

Ruskin - California

Box 9 of 10

Phillips Petroleum NMNH Guide

Box 9 of 10

SI Review - Paul Forman's Notes and Correspondences

Box 9 of 10

SI Review - Reynolds and Behring

Box 9 of 10

Behring Military History Hall

Box 9 of 10

General Motors Hall

Box 9 of 10

Visitor Experience at NMAH

Box 9 of 10

Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on the NMAH

Box 9 of 10

Blue Ribbon Commission

Box 9 of 10

SI Science Commission

Box 9 of 10

SI Council

Box 9 of 10

SI Review: Context

Box 9 of 10

Archibald Doctrine

Box 9 of 10

Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Box 9 of 10

Demonstration

Box 9 of 10

Zoo/ Spelman

Box 9 of 10

Small and Burke

Box 9 of 10

Congress of Scholars (2 folders)

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

David Nobel vs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Box 10 of 10

Files to Doug Huron in 1990 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 10

2 tapes Evelyn/Forman 5/25/1990 and Adams on Studies of Conduct and Frankness

Box 10 of 10

Shifting Rationale for Refusal of Promotion

Box 10 of 10

2007 Articles about Secretary Small

Box 10 of 10

Washingtonian March 2002 (includes electronic records)

Box 10 of 10

1995 Complaint

Box 10 of 10

Robert Hoffmann 1991-1992

Box 10 of 10

Miscellaneous Materials Relating to Forman Lawsuit

Box 10 of 10