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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-119

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer

Subject Files, 2006-2008

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 2006-2008
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 15-119
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the activities and history of the Task Force on Smithsonian Business Ventures (SBV). The Task Force was created to help improve the contributions of the cash-generating activities to the Smithsonian's mission through bringing its research, collections, and exhibitions to broader audiences and by producing unrestricted income to support its programs. To accomplish this, the Task Force reviewed the strategy of SBV and recommended improvements to its structure and organization. These records were created and maintained by Pherabe Kolb, Senior Program Officer, Office of the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, agendas, meeting notes, and other related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the activities and history of the Task Force on Smithsonian Business Ventures (SBV). The Task Force was created to help improve the contributions of the cash-generating activities to the Smithsonian's mission through bringing its research, collections, and exhibitions to broader audiences and by producing unrestricted income to support its programs. To accomplish this, the Task Force reviewed the strategy of SBV and recommended improvements to its structure and organization. These records were created and maintained by Pherabe Kolb, Senior Program Officer, Office of the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, agendas, meeting notes, and other related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 01/21/2015 memorandum, Toda to Kolb; 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 15-119, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Briefing materials, September 2007 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 1

SBV Retail/Outsource, 2006

Box 1 of 1

Office of the Inspector General report on SBV CEO, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force implementation, 2008

Box 1 of 1

Licensing Group Overview - Prepared for Task Force, September 11, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force observations and recommendations, 2008

Box 1 of 1

SBV Magazine Group - Task Force Business Review, September 11, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Journeys Overview

Box 1 of 1

Executive Compensation philosophy, 2006

Box 1 of 1

Revenue Sharing Overview - Task Force, September 11, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force accounting, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 1

Task Force - Non-Disclosure Agreements, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force - Meeting notes, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force - Draft outlines, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force - Email summary

Box 1 of 1

Task Force - SBV overview information, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force - Agendas, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Task Force - Report drafts

Box 1 of 1

SBV Retail - Berglass-Grayson report, 2007 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 1