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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-087

Smithsonian Institution. Institutional Studies Office

Director's Records, 1987-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Institutional Studies Office
Title: Director's Records
Dates: 1987-2000
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-087
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Zahava D. Doering, Director, 1990-2000, which document her administration of the International Studies Office (OIS) and professional activities, as well as matters in regard to Smithsonian policy analysis, strategic planning, exhibition development and evaluation, and audience studies. Earlier records date back to when Doering was special assistant to the Secretary for survey research programs at OIS, 1987-1990. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; agreements; proposals; seminar, conference, symposium, and workshop information; survey questionnaires; visitor comments; information pertaining to the Smithsonian Council and the Council of Information and Education Directors; photographs and slides; reports; news releases and clippings; brochures; floor plans; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Zahava D. Doering, Director, 1990-2000, which document her administration of the International Studies Office (OIS) and professional activities, as well as matters in regard to Smithsonian policy analysis, strategic planning, exhibition development and evaluation, and audience studies. Earlier records date back to when Doering was special assistant to the Secretary for survey research programs at OIS, 1987-1990. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; agreements; proposals; seminar, conference, symposium, and workshop information; survey questionnaires; visitor comments; information pertaining to the Smithsonian Council and the Council of Information and Education Directors; photographs and slides; reports; news releases and clippings; brochures; floor plans; and supporting documentation.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-087, Smithsonian Institution. Institutional Studies Office, Director's Records

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Container List

Box 1

American Association of Museums, 1987-1999

Box 1 of 4

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM), 1987-1999

Box 1 of 4

CHNDM: Audience Research, 1992-1994 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

CHNDM: "The Power of Maps" Study, 1992-1994 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Council of Information and Education Directors (CIED) Management Committee, 1990-1997 (6 folders)

Box 1 of 4

"Curator" Museum Journal, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 4

Doering, Zahava D.: Incoming and Outgoing Correspondence, 1987-1999 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1988-1997

Box 2 of 4

George Washington University Study, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 4

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1988-1995

Box 2 of 4

Institutional Studies Office (ISO): Survey Research Programs, 1988-1997

Box 2 of 4

ISO: Survey Research Programs Bibliography, 1987-1988

Box 2 of 4

International Gallery Study and "Generations" Exhibition, 1987-1989

Box 2 of 4

Museums: Israel, 1988-1998 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Museums: Germany, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 4

Museums: Spain, 1996-1997

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National African American Museum Project, 1994

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National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), 1987-1993

Box 2 of 4

National Museum of American History (NMAH), 1987-1999

Box 2 of 4

NMAH: "Deaf: A Community of Signers" Exhibition, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 4

National Museum of the American Indian, 1992-1999

Box 2 of 4

National Museum of Natural History: Anthropology, 1988-1996 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

National Opinion Research Center, 1987-1992 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

National Zoological Park, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 4

Office of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities (OASAH), 1992-1995

Box 2 of 4

OASAH: "Degenerate Art" Exhibition Study, 1991-1995 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

OASAH: Exhibition Awards Program, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 4

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, 1992-1999

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration, 1987-1993

Box 3 of 4

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Institutional Initiatives, 1992-1998

Box 3 of 4

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Museums (OASM), 1988-1993 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 4

OASM: NMAfA and Sackler Gallery Visitor Study, 1988-1989

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OASM: Donation Boxes, 1990-1995 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

OASM: ISO Budget and Personnel, 1991-1992

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OASM: Proposals, 1988-1992

Box 3 of 4

OASM: Quadrangle, 1987-1990

Box 3 of 4

Office of Telecommunications, 1987

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Office of the Provost, 1994-1999 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Office of the Registrar, 1989-1992

Box 3 of 4

Office of the Secretary, 1987-1994

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Office of the Secretary (Lawrence M. Small), 1999-2000

Box 3 of 4

Office of the Secretary (I. Michael Heyman), 1995

Box 3 of 4

Office of the Secretary (Robert McC. Adams), 1987-1995 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Office of Sponsored Projects: Learning in Museums Project, Institute of Museum Services, 1996

Box 4 of 4

Office of the Under Secretary, 1987-1997

Box 4 of 4

Office of the Under Secretary: Database Committee, 1996

Box 4 of 4

Office of the Under Secretary: Margaret Gayner, Commission on the Future, 1993-1994

Box 4 of 4

Office of the Under Secretary: Strategic Planning, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Council, 1987-1997 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian National Associate Program, 1988-1997

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Sesquicentennial Anniversary Logos, 1994

Box 4 of 4

Survey Briefings, 1988-1993

Box 4 of 4

Survey Meetings/Smithsonian Organizations, 1988-1991

Box 4 of 4

Survey Press Releases, 1989-1993

Box 4 of 4

Survey Questionnaire, 1987-1990

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Surveys (general), 1988-1992

Box 4 of 4

Visitor Studies Association (VSA) Conferences, 1995-1999

Box 4 of 4

Wharton Admission Fees Study, 1996

Box 4 of 4