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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-359

Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Business Ventures. Smithsonian Magazine

Editor's Records, 1968-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Business Ventures. Smithsonian Magazine
Title: Editor's Records
Dates: 1968-2002
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 12-359
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative and professional activities of Editors Edward K. Thompson, 1970-1980, and Donald B. Moser, 1981-2001. The records also cover the period when the magazine was not part of Smithsonian Business Ventures. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; contracts; budget summaries; workshop and conference information; survey forms; photographs; clippings; and speech papers.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the administrative and professional activities of Editors Edward K. Thompson, 1970-1980, and Donald B. Moser, 1981-2001. The records also cover the period when the magazine was not part of Smithsonian Business Ventures. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; contracts; budget summaries; workshop and conference information; survey forms; photographs; clippings; and speech papers.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-359, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Smithsonian Magazine, Editor's Records

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Container List

Box 1

Edward K. Thompson's Files

Fundraising (D. Miller, L. Kautz), 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

California Fundraising, 1969-1972

Box 1 of 3

Ad Controversies, 1977

Box 1 of 3

Advertising, 1969

Box 1 of 3

Advertising, 1970

Box 1 of 3

Advertising, 1971

Box 1 of 3

General Business Decisions (Tie-ins)

Box 1 of 3

Encyclopedia Britannica Tie-in, 1969-1972

Box 1 of 3

Reader's Digest Tie-in, 1970-1971

Box 1 of 3

W. W. Norton and Company, 1970

Box 1 of 3

Jack Beveridge and Associates, 1969-1973

Box 1 of 3

Magazine Publishers Association, 1970-1971

Box 1 of 3

Early Proposals

Box 1 of 3

Name and Content, 1969

Box 1 of 3

Style and Policy Decisions, 1972-1974

Box 1 of 3

Memoranda: Warner and Mason, 1969-1973

Box 1 of 3

Lists of Book Publishers (plus Dave Scherman, et al), 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

Memoranda: General Staff, 1969-1971

Box 1 of 3

Writers Subject, 1969-1971

Box 1 of 3

Lists of Writers, 1968-1970

Box 1 of 3

Isaac Asimov, 1970-1973

Box 1 of 3

Rene Dubos, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

Daniel Boorstin, 1970-1972

Box 1 of 3

Emmet John Hughes, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 3

Russell Lynes, 1970-1973

Box 1 of 3

Patrick Ryan, 1970-1973

Box 1 of 3

Shouse Controversy, 1971

Box 1 of 3

Edward K. Thompson: General Correspondence, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 3

Subscription Inquiries, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Press, 1973

Box 1 of 3

Complimentary Copies, 1970-1972

Box 1 of 3

Circulation and the National Associates, 1970-1971

Box 1 of 3

Editor Search, 1968-1971

Box 1 of 3

Time-Life Correspondence, 1973

Box 1 of 3

Time, Inc., 1969-1972

Box 1 of 3

Astronaut Letters, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

Anne Keating and Tom Black, 1971-1977

Box 1 of 3

Clare Boothe Luce, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 3

Life Publisher's Office, 1970

Box 1 of 3

Fraud, 1972

Box 1 of 3

Rats in Arts and Industries, 1975

Box 1 of 3

Internal Magazine, 1969-1971

Box 1 of 3

Washington Post Article, 1970

Box 1 of 3

Planning, 1968-1969

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Regents, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

Television, 1970-1972

Box 1 of 3

Regents Presentation Slide Show, c. 1970s

Box 1 of 3

Donald B. Moser's Files

Sample Letters, 1987-1993

Box 1 of 3

A - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 1 of 3

Audit of Smithsonian Magazine, 1995

Box 1 of 3

Beer, Gary: Smithsonian Business Ventures, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 3

Budget, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 3

B - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 1 of 3

C - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Council for Biodiversity and the Environment, 1994

Box 2 of 3

Computers, 1995

Box 2 of 3

Congressional Dinner (Washington Press Club Foundation), 2000

Box 2 of 3

D - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Diversity, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 3

E - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Employee Opinion Survey (Wyatt Study), 1992-1993

Box 2 of 3

Enola Gay Exhibition, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 3

Environmental Conference, 1996

Box 2 of 3

Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Reports, 1995-2000

Box 2 of 3

F - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Foote, Tim, 1995-2001

Box 2 of 3

Foote, Tim: Retirement Party, 1999

Box 2 of 3

Folklife Festival, 1998

Box 2 of 3

G - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

H - Correspondence, 1996-2002

Box 2 of 3

Heyman, I. Michael: Moser Correspondence, 1996-2000

Box 2 of 3

Heyman, I. Michael: Letters Drafted for Signature, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 3

Heyman, I. Michael: Monthly Memos regarding Smithsonian Magazine, 1994-1999

Box 2 of 3

J - Correspondence, 1995-1999

Box 2 of 3

K - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Kenney, Tom, 1997

Box 2 of 3

Kramer, H. J., 1996-1997

Box 2 of 3

L - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Lawsuit (Jay Feldman), 2000

Box 2 of 3

Legal, 2000

Box 2 of 3

Lifetime Learning, 2000

Box 2 of 3

M - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Magazine Advisory Group, 1996

Box 2 of 3

Mead, Margaret, 1999-2000

Box 2 of 3

Memoranda: Internal, Smithsonian Magazine, 1993-2001

Box 2 of 3

Memoranda: New York Office, 1989-2000

Box 2 of 3

Millenium, 1998

Box 2 of 3

Moser, Donald B.: Retirement Party, 2001

Box 2 of 3

N - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of Natural History, 1993

Box 2 of 3

National Geographic Magazine, 1993

Box 2 of 3

National Writers Union, 1995

Box 2 of 3

O - Correspondence, 1993-2000

Box 2 of 3

P - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Personal Correspondence (Donald B. Moser), 1983-2001

Box 2 of 3

Plans and Budget, c. 1998

Box 2 of 3

Publishing and Media Group, 2000

Box 2 of 3

R - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Redesign, 1997-1998

Box 3 of 3

Ripley, S. Dillon, 2001

Box 3 of 3

Risk Management, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Roper Starch Survey, 1999

Box 3 of 3

S - Correspondence, 1994-2001

Box 3 of 3

Sales Meeting (Annual), 1992-1999

Box 3 of 3

Sales Meeting (Speech), 1995

Box 3 of 3

Secretary Correspondence (Lawrence M. Small), 2000-2001

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Council, 1995

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Institution (general), 1995-2000

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Magazine: May Issue, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Sesquicentennial Commemoration, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Speeches (Washington Press Club Foundation, Congressional Dinner), 1990-1996

Box 3 of 3

Staff Memos, 1996-2000

Box 3 of 3

Subscriber Survey, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 3

T - Correspondence, 1997-2001

Box 3 of 3

Thompson, Bradbury J., 1994-1995

Box 3 of 3

Thompson, Edward K., 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

U - Correspondence, 1996-2000

Box 3 of 3

V - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 3 of 3

W - Correspondence, 1996-2001

Box 3 of 3

Workshops and Seminars (Smithsonian Magazine Participation), 1994

Box 3 of 3