Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Administrative Records, 2016
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.
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2032; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Skorton, David J.
- Smithsonian Institution
- Smithsonian Institution -- Administration
- Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents
- United States. Congress
- Smithsonian Directives (Administrative issuances)
- Museums -- Public relations
- Speeches, addresses, etc.
- Personnel management
- Museums -- Employees
- Smithsonian buildings
- Museum buildings
- Museum exhibits
- Museums -- Educational aspects
- Corporate sponsorship
- Fund raising
- Special events
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-126, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records