This accession consists of records which document the tenures of Dave Warren, 1990-1991, and Douglas E. Evelyn, 1991-2005. These records document the role of the Deputy Director in their administrative duties overseeing cultural resources, the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC), public programs, public relations, and special events. Of particular note are materials related to the legislative history of the creation of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and the opening of GGHC. Also represented in the collection is Rayna Green, Curator and Director of the American Indian Program, Division of Home and Community Life, National Museum of American History. Some records date from when the museum was known at the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation and was not yet part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Materials include correspondence; memoranda; reports; schedules; meeting agendas and minutes; brochures; grant records; floor plans; architectural drawings; color photographs; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-184, National Museum of the American Indian, Office of the Deputy Director, Departmental Records
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