Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 10-117
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-2008
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records relating to the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) created by the director's office during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, John E. Reinhardt (Acting), Sylvia H. Williams, Patricia L. Fiske (Acting), Roslyn A. Walker, and Sharon F. Patton. The records relate to grants, fundraising, various museum departments, exhibitions, the Quadrangle museum complex, and the Museum of African Art before it became a part of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, grants, contracts, brochures, clippings, and photographs. This collection also includes a small amount of NMAfA Board materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-117, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, NMAfA Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 4/13/2010 memorandum, Yowell to Strombotne; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Robbins, Warren M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, Sylvia H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fiske, Patricia L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reinhardt, John E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walker, Roslyn A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patton, Sharon F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of African Art (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. South Quadrangle Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, African Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum finance Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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