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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-242

Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations

Country Files, 1967-2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations
Title: Country Files
Dates: 1967-2014
Quantity: 8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 14-242
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign nations in regard to scientific research, special events, and exhibitions. The materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts and agreements; reports; conference information; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; proposals; photographs and negatives; speech papers; clippings; brochures; floor plans; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign nations in regard to scientific research, special events, and exhibitions. The materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts and agreements; reports; conference information; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; proposals; photographs and negatives; speech papers; clippings; brochures; floor plans; and supporting documentation.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 4/23/2001 memorandum, Johnstone to Seefeldt; 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.

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-242, Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations, Country Files

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Container List

Box 1

Afghanistan, 2000-2002

Box 1 of 8

Albania, 1998

Box 1 of 8

Algeria, 1990-1996

Box 1 of 8

Angola, 1997

Box 1 of 8

Angola: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1997

Box 1 of 8

Argentina, 1991-2000

Box 1 of 8

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): United States Dialogue

Box 1 of 8

Conference, 1994

Box 1 of 8

Australia: Queensland Fellowship Program: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and

Box 1 of 8

Appendices, 2000

Box 1 of 8

Australia: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1997

Box 1 of 8

Australia, 1990-1997

Box 1 of 8

Austria, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 8

Azerbaijan, 1996-2002

Box 1 of 8

Bahamas, 1990-1994

Box 1 of 8

Bahrain, 1990-1997

Box 1 of 8

Bahrain Exchange, 1997

Box 1 of 8

Bangladesh, 1999-2002

Box 1 of 8

Barbados, 1992

Box 1 of 8

Belgium, 1996

Box 1 of 8

Belize, 1990-2000

Box 1 of 8

Benin, 2000

Box 1 of 8

Bermuda, 1993-1994

Box 1 of 8

Bhutan: Queen of Bhutan, 1994-1999

Box 1 of 8

Bolivia, 1991-1996

Box 1 of 8

Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1997

Box 1 of 8

Brazil: Manaus Exhibition, 2002-2003

Box 1 of 8

Brazil: Correspondence, 1990-1997

Box 1 of 8

Bulgaria, 1992-1998

Box 1 of 8

Burkina Faso, 1985-1998

Box 1 of 8

Myanmar (Burma), 1993-1999

Box 1 of 8

Cambodia, 1996-2000

Box 1 of 8

Cameroon, 1991-1998

Box 1 of 8

Cameroon: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 1 of 8

Canada: National Museum of the American Indian, Repatriation, 1997

Box 1 of 8

Canada (Toronto): 150the Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 1 of 8

Canada: ITIS Agreement, 2000

Box 1 of 8

Canada, 1991-2000

Box 1 of 8

Canada: Parks MOU, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 8

Cape Verde, 1995-1997

Box 1 of 8

Central African Republic, 1991-1994

Box 1 of 8

Chad, 1990

Box 1 of 8

Chile, 1991-2003

Box 1 of 8

Chile: S&T Commission Meeting, 2004

Box 1 of 8

China: Shuihua Chen and Gao Keqin, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 8

China: Visit of Madame Lu, Wife of China's Vice President, 2002

Box 1 of 8

China: Millennium Project, Gehua Group President Visit, 2002

Box 1 of 8

China: Rudran China Disbursement, 2002

Box 1 of 8

China: Beijing Municipal Admin of Cultural Heritage and Beijing Museum, 2002

Box 1 of 8

China: Committee on Scholarly Communication (CSC) with the People's Republic

Box 1 of 8

of China (PRC), 1992-1993

Box 1 of 8

China: China Association for Science and Technology, 1991

Box 1 of 8

China: Pandas, 1995-2002

Box 1 of 8

China: Institute for Conservation Biology (ICB) Proposal, China and Mongolia,

Box 1 of 8

1999-2000

Box 1 of 8

China: Funding Sources, 1992

Box 1 of 8

China: National Science Foundation, 1991

Box 1 of 8

China: State Department's International Visitor Program, 2002-2014

Box 1 of 8

China: International Research and Exchanges Board, 1993

Box 1 of 8

China: Ethnic Minorities Association Delegation, 1997

Box 1 of 8

China: Visit of First Lady Madame Lao, Wife of Chinese Premier, 1999

Box 1 of 8

China: Muli Project, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 8

China: National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, 1992

Box 1 of 8

China: National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, Conference, 1992

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

China: USG Agreements with PRC, 1979-1990

Box 2 of 8

China: Report, July 1991

Box 2 of 8

China, 1991-2001 (9 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Colombia, 1991-2000

Box 2 of 8

Congo (Brazzaville), 1992

Box 2 of 8

Congo (Kinshasa), 1997-2000

Box 2 of 8

Cook Islands, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 8

Costa Rica, 1992-2002

Box 2 of 8

Cote D'Ivoire, 1997-2001

Box 2 of 8

Croatia, 1991-2000

Box 2 of 8

Cuba, 1990 2002 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Cuba: Felipe Poey Exhibition and Conference, 1999-2001 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Cuba: Felipe Poey Exhibition and Conference, 1999-2001

Box 3 of 8

Cuba: Felipe Poey Exhibition (Copolla Contract), 1999

Box 3 of 8

Cuba: Scientific Research in Cuba, 1994-2000 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Cuba: Pedro M. Pruna Visit, 2002

Box 3 of 8

Cuba: Smithsonian Institution-Cuban Academy of Sciences Agreement, 1980

Box 3 of 8

Cyprus, 1992-1997

Box 3 of 8

Czech Republic, 1990-2000

Box 3 of 8

Denmark, 1992-2000

Box 3 of 8

Dominica, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 8

Dominican Republic, 1991-2000

Box 3 of 8

Dominican Republic: Isabella Foundation, Temple of the Americas, 1995

Box 3 of 8

Djibouti, 1993

Box 3 of 8

Ecuador, 1991-2002

Box 3 of 8

Ecuador: President of Ecuador, 1999

Box 3 of 8

Ecuador: Galapagos Unpleasantness, 1998

Box 3 of 8

Ecuador: Irene Zimmermann de la Torre Report, 1991

Box 3 of 8

Egypt, 1991-2003

Box 3 of 8

El Salvador, 1991-1998

Box 3 of 8

Equatorial Guinea, 1994

Box 3 of 8

Eritrea, 1992-1997

Box 3 of 8

Estonia, 1993-2000

Box 3 of 8

Ethiopia, 1995-1998

Box 3 of 8

Ethiopia: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 8

Fiji, 1991

Box 3 of 8

Finland, 1993-2000

Box 3 of 8

France, 1991-2002

Box 3 of 8

France: Dr. Richard Benson's Land Rover, 2000-2003

Box 3 of 8

Gabon, 1993-2001

Box 3 of 8

Georgia, 1998-2001

Box 3 of 8

Germany, 1990-2003

Box 3 of 8

Germany: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 8

Germany: "Degenerate Art" Exhibition, 1991-1993

Box 3 of 8

Germany: National Air and Space Museum (NASM)/German Embassy, 1997

Box 3 of 8

Ghana, 1995-2001

Box 3 of 8

Ghana: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/National

Box 3 of 8

Resource Conservation and Historic Preservation

Box 3 of 8

Project, 1994-1998

Box 3 of 8

Greece, 1993-2001

Box 3 of 8

Greece: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 8

Guatemala, 1991-2002

Box 3 of 8

Guinea, 1990-2002

Box 3 of 8

Guinea-Bissau, 1990-1995

Box 3 of 8

Guyana, 1990-1999

Box 3 of 8

Haiti, 1991-1999

Box 3 of 8

Hong Kong, 1997-2000

Box 3 of 8

Hong Kong: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 8

Hong Kong: Virginia So, 2001

Box 3 of 8

Honduras, 1995-2002

Box 3 of 8

Honduras: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Hungary, 1995-2000

Box 4 of 8

Iceland, 1998-2001

Box 4 of 8

India, 1990-2002

Box 4 of 8

India: State Cables, 1991-1999 (6 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Indonesia, 1991-2000

Box 4 of 8

Indonesia: Department of Education and Culture of Indonesia and the

Box 4 of 8

Smithsonian Institution, MOU, 1986

Box 4 of 8

Indonesia: Visit of President Megawati Soekarnoputri, 2001 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Iran, 1992-2001

Box 4 of 8

Iran: Soodabeh Durali, 2001

Box 4 of 8

Iraq, 1992-2003

Box 4 of 8

Iraq: Scientific Research Council of Iraq and the Smithsonian Institution, MOU, 1986

Box 4 of 8

Ireland, 1995-2000

Box 4 of 8

Israel, 1992-2002

Box 4 of 8

Italy, 1992-2002

Box 4 of 8

Italy: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 4 of 8

Jamaica, 1991-2002

Box 4 of 8

Japan, 1990-2001 (10 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Japan: Hiroyuki Takahashi, 1992-1993

Box 4 of 8

Japan: Nobuaki Kon, 1991-1993

Box 4 of 8

Japan: Emperor Akihito Visit, 1994

Box 4 of 8

Japan: Visit of First Lady Mrs. Obuchi (cancelled), 1999

Box 4 of 8

Japan: Smithsonian-Ministry of Construction Exchange Program, 1993-1995 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Japan: Toshimiro Sasaki, Ministry of Construction Exchange, 1993-1994

Box 5 of 8

Japan: U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange

Box 5 of 8

(CULCON), 1992-1993

Box 5 of 8

Japan: Imax Film, Galapagos, 1999-2000

Box 5 of 8

Japan: Luyi Shao Japan Report, 1992

Box 5 of 8

Japan: Tsukushi Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1991

Box 5 of 8

Japan: Diana D. Duncan Trip, Smithsonian Trademark, 1988-1992

Box 5 of 8

Jordan, 1990-2000

Box 5 of 8

Jordan: Chemonics Project, 1995

Box 5 of 8

Jordan: Visit of Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, 1999

Box 5 of 8

Kazakhstan, 1992-2001

Box 5 of 8

Kazakhstan: Richard Benson, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Kenya, 1990-2002

Box 5 of 8

Kiribati, 1995-1996

Box 5 of 8

Korea, 1990-2001 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Korea: Visit of Kim Young-Hwan, Minister of Science and Technology (cancelled), 2001

Box 5 of 8

Korea: Visit of First Lady Kim Dae-Jung, 2001

Box 5 of 8

Korea: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 5 of 8

Kuwait, 1990-2000

Box 5 of 8

Kyrgyzstan, 1997-2002

Box 5 of 8

Latvia, 1996-2003

Box 5 of 8

Laos, 1991-2000

Box 5 of 8

Lebanon, 1995-1997

Box 5 of 8

Lesotho, 1995

Box 5 of 8

Liberia, 1990-2000

Box 5 of 8

Lithuania, 1991-1995

Box 5 of 8

Luxemburg, 1992-1999

Box 5 of 8

Macau, 2000

Box 5 of 8

Macedonia, 1993-1997

Box 5 of 8

Macedonia: Ivan Jolevski, Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments and

Box 5 of 8

Natural Rarities, 2001

Box 5 of 8

Madagascar, 1990-2000

Box 5 of 8

Madagascar: Protocol and Related Correspondence, 1987-1988

Box 5 of 8

Malawi, 1991-2000

Box 5 of 8

Malaysia, 1990-2000

Box 5 of 8

Malaysia: Smithsonian Institution and the Government of Malaysia, MOU,

Box 5 of 8

1983-1985 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Mali, 1990-2000

Box 5 of 8

Mali: Visit of President Alpha Oumar Konare, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Mali: Mali Muddle, 1993

Box 5 of 8

Malta, 1993-1997

Box 5 of 8

Malta: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 5 of 8

Marshall Islands, 1993-2001

Box 5 of 8

Mauritania, 1992-2002

Box 5 of 8

Mexico, 1990-2003 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Micronesia, 1990-2000

Box 5 of 8

Moldova, 1994-2003

Box 5 of 8

Mongolia, 1991

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Mongolia, 1991-2000 (4 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Mongolia: General Programs, 1991-1992

Box 6 of 8

Morocco, 1990-2002

Box 6 of 8

Morocco: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 6 of 8

Mozambique, 1993-1999

Box 6 of 8

Namibia, 1990-2000

Box 6 of 8

Nauru

Box 6 of 8

Nepal, 1990-2002

Box 6 of 8

Nepal: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 6 of 8

Netherlands, 1990-2002

Box 6 of 8

Netherlands: Visit of Taeke Kuipers, National Museum of Antiquities, 2002

Box 6 of 8

New Zealand, 1990-2002

Box 6 of 8

New Zealand: Squid Quest, 1999

Box 6 of 8

Nicaragua, 1990-1994

Box 6 of 8

Niger, 2000

Box 6 of 8

Nigeria, 1991-2003

Box 6 of 8

Northern Mariana Islands, 1995

Box 6 of 8

Norway, 1992-2002

Box 6 of 8

Norway: Visit of the King and Queen of Norway, 1995

Box 6 of 8

Norway: Vikings Exhibition, 2000

Box 6 of 8

Norway: Norwegian Group Study Tour, 2000

Box 6 of 8

Oman, 1989-2002

Box 6 of 8

Oman: Loan, 1997-1998

Box 6 of 8

Pakistan, 1990-2002

Box 6 of 8

Palau, 1997

Box 6 of 8

Panama, 1990-2002

Box 6 of 8

Panama: Luncheon for President Ernesto Perez Balladares, 1999

Box 6 of 8

Papua New Guinea, 1991-2002

Box 6 of 8

Paraguay, 1990-2001

Box 6 of 8

Peru, 1990-2001 (3 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Peru: Rainforests Project, 1991-1992

Box 6 of 8

Peru: Loan of Exhibition Cases from the National Museum of African Art, 1990-1991

Box 6 of 8

Peru: Sipan Exhibition, 1992-1994

Box 6 of 8

Philippines, 1990-2002

Box 6 of 8

Philippines: Ron Crombie, 1996

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Philippines: General Programs, 1998

Box 7 of 8

Philippines: Correspondence, 1990-1999

Box 7 of 8

Poland, 1990-2002

Box 7 of 8

Poland: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 7 of 8

Portugal, 1991-2002

Box 7 of 8

Portugal: Nancy Fuller, Office of Museum Programs, 1994-1995

Box 7 of 8

Portugal: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 7 of 8

Qatar, 1993-2001

Box 7 of 8

Qatar: Qatar Science Museum, 2000

Box 7 of 8

Romania, 1990-1999

Box 7 of 8

Russia, 1984-2003 (7 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Russia: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 7 of 8

Russia: Mikhail Gnedovsky, 1996

Box 7 of 8

Russia: Ziegler Polar Expedition, 1991-1992

Box 7 of 8

Russia: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) Exchanges, 1990-1991

Box 7 of 8

Russia: U.S.S.R. Protocols, 1986-1988

Box 7 of 8

Rwanda, 1992-1993

Box 7 of 8

Saudi Arabia, 1990-2002

Box 7 of 8

Saudi Arabia: Agreement with the Smithsonian Institution, 1983

Box 7 of 8

Saudi Arabia: 159th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 7 of 8

Saudi Arabia: Omar Al-Basseet, 1997

Box 7 of 8

Saudi Arabia: Paul M. Taylor, 1997-1999

Box 7 of 8

Senegal, 1990-2002

Box 7 of 8

Seychelles, 1990-1994

Box 7 of 8

Sierra Leone, 1990-1996

Box 7 of 8

Singapore, 1990-2003

Box 7 of 8

Singapore: Pelzer Collection, 1991-1997 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Slovakia, 1993-2000

Box 7 of 8

Slovakia: Igor Bazovsky, 1994-1995

Box 7 of 8

Slovenia, 1993-1999

Box 7 of 8

Solomon Islands, 1993

Box 7 of 8

Somalia, 1990, 2002

Box 7 of 8

South Africa, 1990-2002

Box 7 of 8

South Africa: Nicolaas Beute, 1997-1998

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Spain, 1989-2000

Box 8 of 8

Spain: Smithsonian Institution and The Spain '92 Foundation, Quincentenary

Box 8 of 8

Program Agreement, 1989-1990

Box 8 of 8

Spain: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 8

Sri Lanka, 1990-1999

Box 8 of 8

Sri Lanka: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 8

St. Vincent and Grenadines, 1996

Box 8 of 8

Sudan, 1990-1997

Box 8 of 8

Suriname, 1991-2000

Box 8 of 8

Swaziland, 1995-2002

Box 8 of 8

Sweden, 1993-2000

Box 8 of 8

Switzerland, 1990-2002

Box 8 of 8

Syria, 1990-2003

Box 8 of 8

Syria: Bruno Frohlich, 2000

Box 8 of 8

Taiwan, 1990-2002

Box 8 of 8

Taiwan: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 8

Tajikistan, 2002

Box 8 of 8

Tanzania, 1990-2002

Box 8 of 8

Thailand, 1990-2003

Box 8 of 8

Thailand: Royal Project to the Highlands, Reception at the Arthur M. Sackler

Box 8 of 8

Gallery, 2002

Box 8 of 8

Thailand: Visit of Queen Sirikit, 1995

Box 8 of 8

Thailand: Visit of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, 1992-1995

Box 8 of 8

Thailand: Lisa McQuail Taylor, Thailand Exhibition, 1990-1992

Box 8 of 8

Thailand: Paul Taylor, Thailand Event, 1998

Box 8 of 8

Thailand: Lecture Event, 1997

Box 8 of 8

Thailand: Christen Wemmer, Bangkok to Myanmar, 1999

Box 8 of 8

Togo, 1996

Box 8 of 8

Tours and Visitors, 2013

Box 8 of 8

Tunisia, 1990-2003

Box 8 of 8

Tunisia: Cooperative Agreement, Smithsonian Institution and Tunisia, 1967-1983

Box 8 of 8

Tunisia: Gift to the Quadrangle, 1983-1985

Box 8 of 8

Turkey, 1990-2002

Box 8 of 8

Turkmenistan, 1992-1997

Box 8 of 8

Uganda, 1990-1999

Box 8 of 8

Uganda: Rudy Rudran, 1999

Box 8 of 8

Ukraine, 1991-2002

Box 8 of 8

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - See Russia

Box 8 of 8

United Arab Emirates, 1990-2003

Box 8 of 8

United Kingdom, 1990-2002

Box 8 of 8

United Kingdom: Prince Charles, 1998

Box 8 of 8

United Kingdom: Ross Robertson, Ascension Island, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 8

United Kingdom: National Museums of Scotland, 2000

Box 8 of 8

Uruguay, 1990-2000

Box 8 of 8

Uruguay: Visit of Angel Ayestaran, 1997

Box 8 of 8

Uzbekistan, 1993-2003

Box 8 of 8

Vanuatu, 1996

Box 8 of 8

Venezuela, 1988-2002

Box 8 of 8

Venezuela: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 8

Vietnam, 1990-2002

Box 8 of 8

Yemen, 1991-1992

Box 8 of 8

Yugoslavia, 1990-2000

Box 8 of 8

Yugoslavia: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 8

Zambia, 1990-1991

Box 8 of 8

Zimbabwe, 1990-1992

Box 8 of 8

Zimbabwe: 150th Anniversary Speakers Program, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 8