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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 19-126

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary

Administrative Records, 2016

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 2016
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 19-126
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of David J. Skorton during his second year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. 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; agreements; polices and guidelines; reports; proposals; meeting agendas and minutes; information about gifts, awards, committees, corporate sponsorship, personnel management, publications, government agencies, speaking engagements, professional societies, members of Congress, and the Board of Regents; invitations; newspaper clippings; photographs; articles; and brochures. Listings in bold indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's office file plan.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of David J. Skorton during his second year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. 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; agreements; polices and guidelines; reports; proposals; meeting agendas and minutes; information about gifts, awards, committees, corporate sponsorship, personnel management, publications, government agencies, speaking engagements, professional societies, members of Congress, and the Board of Regents; invitations; newspaper clippings; photographs; articles; and brochures. Listings in bold indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's office file plan.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2032; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-126, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

Awards (general), 01-AWARDS

Box 1 of 3

Secretary's Research Prize, 01-SRP

Box 1 of 3

Smithson (James) Medals, 01-SMS

Box 1 of 3

National Mall (general), 11-MALL

Box 1 of 3

Parking (Mall), 11-PARK

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 13-EXHB

Box 1 of 3

Museums/Libraries/Archives, 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

Emeritus Designations, 29-EME

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Reorganization, 29-REORG

Box 1 of 3

Office of Advancement (OA), 29-OADV

Box 1 of 3

OA Donor Relations, 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 (2 folders), 29-GIFT

Box 1 of 3

OA James Smithson Society (2 folders), 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

OA Smithsonian Legacy Society, 29-SLS

Box 1 of 3

OA Smithsonian Secretary's Scholars, 29-SSS

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 Science Education Center, 29-SSEC

Box 1 of 3

ASEA Smithsonian Affiliations Program, 29-SAP

Box 1 of 3

ASEA Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services, 29-SITES

Box 1 of 3

ASEA The Smithsonian Associates, 29-TSA

Box 1 of 3

Office of General Counsel, 29-OGC

Box 1 of 3

Office of Communications and External Affairs (OCEA), 29-OCEA

Box 1 of 3

OCEA Office of Government Relations, 29-OGR

Box 1 of 3

OCEA Congressional (general), 29-CON

Box 1 of 3

OCEA Congressional Members, A-Z, 29-A-Z

Box 1 of 3

OCEA Office of Public Affairs, 29-OPA

Box 1 of 3

OCEA Office of Special Events and Protocol, 29-OSEP

Box 1 of 3

OCEA Office of Visitor Services, 29-OVS

Box 1 of 3

Office of Equal Employment and Minority Affairs, 29-OEEMA

Box 1 of 3

Partnerships, 29-PARTNER

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Congress of Scholars, 29-SCOS

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Women's Committee, 29-SWC

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Enterprises, 31-SEN

Box 1 of 3

Membership, 31-MEMBER

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Magazine, 31-SMAG

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

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

Box 2 of 3

Office of the Chief Financial Officer, 41-OCFO

Box 2 of 3

Delegation of Authority, 41-DELE

Box 2 of 3

Office of Human Resources (OHR), 41-OHR

Box 2 of 3

OHR Pay and Tenure, 41-PAY

Box 2 of 3

Office of Planning, Management and Budget, 41-OPMB

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Gardens, 41-GAR

Box 2 of 3

Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management, 41-OSHEM

Box 2 of 3

Office of Protection Services, 41-OPS

Box 2 of 3

Office of the Provost and Under Secretary for Museums and Research, 43-PRO

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

Anacostia Community Museum, 43-ACM

Box 2 of 3

Arts and Industries Building, 43-AIB

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 Recording, 43-FOLK

Box 2 of 3

CFCH Smithsonian Folklife Festival, 43-SFF

Box 2 of 3

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (CHSDM), 43-CHM

Box 2 of 3

CHSDM Cooper Hewitt Board of Trustees, 43-BoT

Box 2 of 3

Freer and Sackler Galleries of Art (FSGA), 43-FSGA

Box 2 of 3

FSGA Freer and Sackler Board of Trustees, 43-BoT

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 (NMAAHC), 43-NMAAHC

Box 2 of 3

NMAAHC Advisory Council, 43-AvC

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of African Art, 43-NMAFA

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of American History, 43-NMAH

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

NMAI Repatriation Office, 43-REP

Box 2 of 3

National Portrait Gallery (NGA), 43-NPG

Box 2 of 3

NPG Commission, 43-COM

Box 2 of 3

National Postal Museum, 43-NPM

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

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 43-NMNH

Box 2 of 3

NMNH Advisory Board, 43-AvB

Box 2 of 3

NMNH Repatriation Office, 43-REP

Box 2 of 3

NMNH Repatriation Review Committee, 43-RRC

Box 2 of 3

Museum Conservation Institute, 43-MCI

Box 2 of 3

National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 43-NASM

Box 2 of 3

NASM Advisory Board, 43-AvB

Box 2 of 3

National Zoological Park (NZP), 43-NZP

Box 2 of 3

NZP Advisory Board, 43-AvB

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, 43-SCBI

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 43-SAO

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 43-SERC

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 43-STRI

Box 2 of 3

Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network, 43-TMO

Box 2 of 3

National Collections Program, 43-NCP

Box 2 of 3

Office of International Relations, 43-OIR

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Archives, 43-SIA

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 43-SIL

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 43-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

National Gallery of Art (NGA), 59-NGA

Box 2 of 3

NGA Board of Trustees, 59-NGABOT

Box 2 of 3

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (JFK), 61-JFKC

Box 2 of 3

JFK Center Board of Trustees, 61-BoT

Box 2 of 3

Secretary David J. Skorton, 62-DJS

Box 2 of 3

Congratulations, 62-COG

Box 2 of 3

Complaints Received, 62-COM

Box 2 of 3

Condolences, 62-COND

Box 2 of 3

Invitations, 62-INVITE

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Memberships (Clubs, Committees, etc.), 62-MEM

Box 3 of 3

Personal (2 folders), 62-PERSONAL

Box 3 of 3

Photographs, 62-PHO

Box 3 of 3

Recommendations/Reference Requests, 62-REC

Box 3 of 3

Speaking Engagements and Interviews, 62-SPEECH

Box 3 of 3

Trips, 62-TRIP

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

Education, Department of, 63-EDU

Box 3 of 3

Government Accountability Office, 63-GAO

Box 3 of 3

Interior, Department of the, 63-INT

Box 3 of 3

Internal Revenue Service, 63-IRS

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 Park Service, 63-NPS

Box 3 of 3

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

Box 3 of 3

United States Supreme Court, 63-SUP

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 Commission for Scholars, 63-WIC

Box 3 of 3

Organizations, Private and Non-Profit, 65-ORG

Box 3 of 3

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 65-AAS

Box 3 of 3

National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, 65-NAS

Box 3 of 3

Foundations, 65-FDN

Box 3 of 3

International Organizations and Governments, 67-INT

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous (2 folders), 71-MISC

Box 3 of 3

Boy and Girl Scouts, 71-MISC-SCOUTS

Box 3 of 3

Board of Regents, 73-REG

Box 3 of 3

Office of the Inspector General, 73-OIG

Box 3 of 3

Regents Dinner, 73-DINNER

Box 3 of 3