Preliminary Guide to the Program in African American Culture Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Creators:
Maltsby, Portia
Smithsonian Institution. Program in African American Culture
Dates:
1979-1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
100 cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Audio and video documentation of concerts, lectures, seminars, and colloquia on African American historical and cultural topics including gospel music, African American religion, jazz music, and the civil rights movement. Photographs are primarily documentation of the programs, rather than earlier, historic images.
Includes archival original, magnetic tape, 1/4", audiocassette, 3/4",Umatic video cassette, and 1/2",VHS video cassette.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into 31 series. Chronological by program title.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collection created by the Program in African Amerian Culture at the Smithsonian Institution from 1979-1986.

Administration
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Wendy A. Shay, archivist.
Author
Wendy Shay and Stacey Coates
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection created by the Program in African Amerian Culture at the Smithsonian Institution from 1979-1986.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Use of reference audio and video cassette copies only.
Preferred Citation
Program in African American Culture Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Reproduction fees for commercial use. Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Civil rights Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American history Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American religion Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gospel music Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Americans -- Music Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil rights movements Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audio cassettes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1980-2000 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives