This accession includes records documenting the administrative activities of Patricia L. Fiske, Assistant Director for Administration at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), with earlier records dating back to when she was Assistant Director of NMAfA. Material consists of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; NMAfA weekly reports; project files pertaining to fundraising, object loans, website development, storage, and publications; Collection Information System Management Committee mission statement, meeting minutes, and reports; contracts; and NMAfA exhibition planning information, which primarily includes budget summaries, loan agreements, and grant proposals. Also includes information on the Art Bureaus Collections Information System (ARTCIS) project, a collaborative effort between Smithsonian art museums to develop a common automated off-the-shelf collections data system to be implemented in each bureau, with support from an information technology contractor.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-210, National Museum of African Art. Assistant Director for Administration, Administrative Records
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