Curatorial Records,
1993-2004

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 09-098
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs
Dates:
1993-2004
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of James B. Gardner, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes documenting exhibition planning, donor policy, collections, external relations, fund raising, and professional activities; meeting agendas and minutes; information about NMAH reorganization, staff appointments, and retreats; NMAH visitor comment forms; the correspondence and memoranda of Joyce Ramey, Special Assistant to the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs; videotapes; and budget summaries. Also included is a significant amount of records pertaining to the Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation grant for the proposed NMAH exhibition, The Spirit of America.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-098, National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs, Curatorial Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 2/27/2009 memorandum, Johnstone to Henderson; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Gardner, James B., 1950- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ramey, Joyce Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Spirit of America (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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