Director's Administrative Records,
1969, 1982-2006, 2011

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA17-133
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1969, 1982-2006, 2011
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, and the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-1999, during the tenure of Richard Kurin. Kurin served as the Deputy Director, 1985-1987; Acting Director, 1987-1990; and Director, 1990-2009. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; photographs; budget files; clippings; reports; meeting agendas, minutes, and notes; and other related materials. Also included within the accession are two books written by Dr. Kurin and a scrapbook primarily consisting of postcards and related correspondence. Some materials are in electronic format.

Administration
Oversize
This collection contains oversize material.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-133, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Director's Administrative Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 9/14/2015 Memo, Wright to Bell/Adams; Contact reference staff for details.

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Kurin, Richard, 1950- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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