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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-089

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary

Administrative Records, 2015

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 2015
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 18-089
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Albert G. Horvath during his tenure as Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (January-June 2015), and the records of David J. Skorton, Secretary (July-December 2015). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; contracts; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; policies and guidelines; information about gifts, wills, awards, personnel management, committees, publications, corporate sponsorship, members of Congress, and the Board of Regents; event schedules; speech papers; invitations; photographs; brochures; articles; and newspaper clippings. Listings in bold indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's office file plan. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Albert G. Horvath during his tenure as Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (January-June 2015), and the records of David J. Skorton, Secretary (July-December 2015). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; contracts; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; policies and guidelines; information about gifts, wills, awards, personnel management, committees, publications, corporate sponsorship, members of Congress, and the Board of Regents; event schedules; speech papers; invitations; photographs; brochures; articles; and newspaper clippings. Listings in bold indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's office file plan. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-089, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

Awards (general), 01-AWARDS

Box 1 of 3

National Design Award, 01-NDA

Box 1 of 3

Secretary's Research Prize, 01-SRP

Box 1 of 3

Smithson (James) Medals, 01-SMS

Box 1 of 3

Development of the Mall, 11-DEVMALL

Box 1 of 3

Parking (Mall), 11-PARK

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits (includes electronic records), 13-EXHB

Box 1 of 3

Museums, A-Z, 17-MUS

Box 1 of 3

Olympicopolis, 17-OLY

Box 1 of 3

Publications, 23-PUB

Box 1 of 3

Office of the Secretary, 29-OS

Box 1 of 3

Office of Advancement (OA), 29-OADV

Box 1 of 3

OA National Campaign, 29-CAM

Box 1 of 3

OA Donor Relations (2 folders), 29-DOR

Box 1 of 3

OA Foundation Relations, 29-FDNREL

Box 1 of 3

OA Friends of the Smithsonian, 29-FRI

Box 1 of 3

OA Smithsonian Gifts, 29-GIFT

Box 1 of 3

OA James Smithson Society, 29-JSS

Box 1 of 3

OA Smithsonian National Board, 29-SNB

Box 1 of 3

OA Office of Planned Giving, 29-OPG

Box 1 of 3

Assistant Secretary for Education and Access (ASEA), 29-ASEA

Box 1 of 3

ASEA Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, 29-SCLDA

Box 1 of 3

ASEA Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services, 29-SITES

Box 1 of 3

ASEA Smithsonian Science Education Center, 29-SSEC

Box 1 of 3

Leadership, 29-LEAD

Box 1 of 3

Office of General Council (OGC), 29-OGC

Box 1 of 3

OGC Wills, 29-WILL

Box 1 of 3

Office of Government Relations (OGR), 29-OGR

Box 1 of 3

OGR Congressional (general), 29-CON

Box 1 of 3

OGR Congressional Members, A-Z, 29-A-Z

Box 1 of 3

Office of Equal Employment and Minority Affairs, 29-OEEMA

Box 1 of 3

Office of Public Affairs, 29-OPA

Box 1 of 3

Office of Special Events and Protocol, 29-OSEP

Box 1 of 3

Partnerships, 29-PARTNER

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Affiliations Program, 29-SAP

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Congress of Scholars, 29-SCOS

Box 1 of 3

Speech Writer, 29-SPE

Box 1 of 3

The Smithsonian Associates, 29-TSA

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Women's Committee, 29-SWC

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Enterprises, 31-SEN

Box 1 of 3

Membership, A-Z, 31-MEMBER

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Networks (Smithsonian Channel), 31-NET

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Journeys, 31-JOU

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Magazine, 31-SMAG

Box 1 of 3

Office of the Under Secretary for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer, 41-USFA

Box 1 of 3

Office of the Chief Financial Officer, 41-OCFO

Box 1 of 3

Delegation of Authority, 41-DELE

Box 1 of 3

Office of Human Resources (OHR), 41-OHR

Box 1 of 3

OHR Pay and Tenure, 41-PAY

Box 1 of 3

Office of the Chief Information Officer, 41-OCIO

Box 1 of 3

Office of Facilities, Engineers and Operations, 41-OFEO

Box 1 of 3

Office of Planning, Management and Budget, 41-OPMB

Box 1 of 3

Office of Policy Analysis, 41-OPA

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture, 43-HAC

Box 2 of 3

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), 43-CFCH

Box 2 of 3

CFCH Advisory Council, 43-AVC

Box 2 of 3

CFCH Folkways Collection, 43-FOLK

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, 43-SAPAC

Box 2 of 3

Archives of American Art (AAA), 43-AAA

Box 2 of 3

AAA Board of Trustees, 43-BoT

Box 2 of 3

Arts and Industries Building, 43-AIB

Box 2 of 3

Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, 43-CHNDM

Box 2 of 3

Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 43-FSGA

Box 2 of 3

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), 43-HMSG

Box 2 of 3

HMSG Board of Trustees, 43-BoT

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of African American History and Culture, 43-NMAAHC

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of African Art, 43-NMAFA

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of American History (NMAH), 43-NMAH

Box 2 of 3

NMAH Advisory Board, 43-MAHAVB

Box 2 of 3

NMAH Armed Forces, 43-ARM

Box 2 of 3

NMAH Exhibition Services, 43-MAHEXB

Box 2 of 3

NMAH Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center, 43-LEM

Box 2 of 3

Anacostia Community Museum, 43-ACM

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), 43-NMAI

Box 2 of 3

NMAI Board of Trustees, 43-BoT

Box 2 of 3

National Postal Museum, 43-NPM

Box 2 of 3

National Portrait Gallery, 43-NPG

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian American Art Museum, 43-SAAM

Box 2 of 3

Renwick Gallery, 43-RENWICK

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Latino Center, 43-SLC

Box 2 of 3

Office of the Under Secretary for Science, 45-USS

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 45-NMNH

Box 2 of 3

NMNH Repatriation Office, 45-REP

Box 2 of 3

NMNH Repatriation Review Committee, 45-RRC

Box 2 of 3

NMNH Mineral Sciences, Department of, 45-MIN

Box 2 of 3

NMNH IMAX Theater, 45-IMAX

Box 2 of 3

National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 45-NASM

Box 2 of 3

NASM Advisory Board, 45-NASMAVB

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Marine Station, 45-MAS

Box 2 of 3

Museum Conservation Institute, 45-MCI

Box 2 of 3

National Zoological Park (NZP), 45-NZP

Box 2 of 3

NZP Advisory Board, 45-NZPAVB

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, 45-SCBI

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 45-SAO

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 45-STRI

Box 2 of 3

Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Collections and Interdisciplinary Support, 46-DUSCIS

Box 2 of 3

Office of International Relations, 46-OIR

Box 2 of 3

Office of Fellowships and Internships, 46-OFI

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Archives, 46-SIA

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 46-SIL

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 46-SISP

Box 2 of 3

Universities (General), 47-UNIV

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Early Education Center, 47-SEEC

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Secretaries, 51-SEC

Box 2 of 3

Acting Secretary Albert G. Horvath, 56-AGH

Box 2 of 3

Chief of Staff Patty Bartlett, 56-BAR

Box 2 of 3

Briefing Documents (2 folders), 56-BRIEF

Box 2 of 3

Condolences, 56-CONDO

Box 2 of 3

Invitations, 56-INVITE

Box 2 of 3

Message from the Secretary, 56-MESSAGE

Box 2 of 3

Personal, 56-PERSONAL

Box 2 of 3

Speech, 56-SPEECH

Box 2 of 3

National Gallery of Art (NGA), 59-NGA

Box 2 of 3

NGA Board of Trustees, 59-NGABOT

Box 2 of 3

J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 61-JFKC

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Secretary David J. Skorton, 62-DJS

Box 3 of 3

Congratulations, 62-COG

Box 3 of 3

Complaints Received (2 folders), 62-COM

Box 3 of 3

Condolences, 62-COND

Box 3 of 3

Invitations, 62-INVITE

Box 3 of 3

Personal (2 folders), 62-PERSONAL

Box 3 of 3

Photographs, 62-PHO

Box 3 of 3

Recommendations, 62-REC

Box 3 of 3

Speaking Engagements and Interviews, 62-SPEECH

Box 3 of 3

Federal Agencies, Commissions and Departments, 63-FAGENCY

Box 3 of 3

United States: State and Local Governments, 63-GOV

Box 3 of 3

District of Columbia Government, 63-DCGov

Box 3 of 3

Commission of Fine Arts, 63-CFA

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Commerce, Department of, 63-COM

Box 3 of 3

Defense, Department of, 63-DOD

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Education, Department of, 63-EDU

Box 3 of 3

Energy, Department of, 63-ENE

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 63-EEO

Box 3 of 3

Government Accountability Office, 63-GAO

Box 3 of 3

Interior, Department of the, 63-INTER

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Labor, Department of, 63-LABOR

Box 3 of 3

Merit Systems Protection Board, 63-MSPB

Box 3 of 3

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 63-NASA

Box 3 of 3

National Capital Planning Commission, 63-NCP

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Office of Management and Budget, 63-OMB

Box 3 of 3

Office of Personnel Management, 63-OPM

Box 3 of 3

State, Department of, 63-STATE

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United States Supreme Court, 63-SUPCOURT

Box 3 of 3

White House, 63-WHITEH

Box 3 of 3

White House Historical Association, 63-WHHA

Box 3 of 3

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 63-WWICS

Box 3 of 3

Private and Non-Profit Organizations, 65-ORG

Box 3 of 3

Foundations, 65-FDN

Box 3 of 3

International Organizations, 67-INTLOR

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous, 71-MISC

Box 3 of 3

Boy and Girl Scouts, 71-MISC-SCOUTS

Box 3 of 3

Regents General, 73-REG

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Office of the Inspector General, 73-OIG

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Dinner, 73-DINNER

Box 3 of 3