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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-146

Smithsonian Business Ventures

Board of Directors Records, 1998-2007

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Business Ventures
Title: Board of Directors Records
Dates: 1998-2007
Quantity: 4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 13-146
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the activities and meetings of the Board of Directors of Smithsonian Business Ventures (SBV). SBV was formed in 1999 as the revenue-producing organization at the Smithsonian. It has three primary business divisions: media, retail and business development, and licensing. The Board of Directors purpose is to guide and support the Chief Executive Officer, Gary Beer, and to ensure that the appropriate plans and polices are in place to maximize the financial assets under the management of SBV within the overall mission of the Smithsonian. Assets include Smithsonian magazine, retail stores, theaters, catalogs, product licensing, books and recordings, visual media, travel tours, direct marketing, and food services. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting minutes, meeting transcripts, budget records, strategic planning records, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the activities and meetings of the Board of Directors of Smithsonian Business Ventures (SBV). SBV was formed in 1999 as the revenue-producing organization at the Smithsonian. It has three primary business divisions: media, retail and business development, and licensing. The Board of Directors purpose is to guide and support the Chief Executive Officer, Gary Beer, and to ensure that the appropriate plans and polices are in place to maximize the financial assets under the management of SBV within the overall mission of the Smithsonian. Assets include Smithsonian magazine, retail stores, theaters, catalogs, product licensing, books and recordings, visual media, travel tours, direct marketing, and food services. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting minutes, meeting transcripts, budget records, strategic planning records, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 04/16/2013 memorandum, Toda to Cunigan; 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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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-146, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Board of Directors Records

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Container List

Box 1

Board of Directors meeting, March 15, 1999

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, April 12, 1999

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, June 28, 1999

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 27, 1999 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, January 10, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, March 13, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, May 15, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, July 26, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 25, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, January 29, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, April 30, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, June 7, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, July 23, 2001 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, August 27, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, October 11, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Board of Directors meeting, October 29, 2001 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, January 14, 2002

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, April 5, 2002

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, April 17, 2002 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors retreat, July 22-23, 2002 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 3, 2002

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, November 18, 2002 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, January 3, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, January 27, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, March 5, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, April 28, 2003 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors retreat, July 22, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 29, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Board of Directors meeting, November 12, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, January 26, 2004

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, April 26, 2004

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors retreat, June 8, 2004

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 27, 2004

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, January 19, 2005

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, March 24, 2005

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, April 25, 2005

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors retreat, June 20, 2005

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 26, 2005

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, January 23, 2006

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, May 9, 2006

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors retreat, June 29, 2006 (includes electronic records) (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 25, 2006 (includes electronic records) (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Board of Directors meeting, September 25, 2006 (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 4 of 5

Board of Directors special meeting, December 19, 2006

Box 4 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, February 20, 2007 (4 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, May 14, 2007 (includes electronic records) (3 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, June 25, 2007 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Board of Directors meeting, September 19, 2007

Box 4 of 5

General, 1998-1999

Box 4 of 5

Board of Directors By-Laws, 2000

Box 4 of 5

General Trust Reduction Proposal Briefings - Update 1, December 10, 2001

Box 4 of 5

Nominating Committee, 2002

Box 4 of 5

Correspondence - Ron Ruskin, SBV Board Chairman, 2002-2003

Box 4 of 5

Correspondence - SBV Board, 2003-2004

Box 4 of 5

5-Year Progress Report, 2004

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Financing the Smithsonian - Briefing for the SBV Board, April 26, 2004

Box 5 of 5

Meeting - Adolfo Marzol and Gary Beer, August 26, 2004

Box 5 of 5

Audit Committee, 2004

Box 5 of 5

Board nominations, 2004

Box 5 of 5

Board nominations, 2005

Box 5 of 5