Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-139
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1989-2009
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the overall administration of the National Air and Space Museum during the tenures of Directors Martin Harwit, 1989-1995; Donald S. Lopez (Acting), 1995 and 1999; Donald Davenport Engen, 1996-1999; and John R. Dailey, 2000- . Some records were also created by Lopez in his role as Deputy Director, 1996-2008. Documented topics include the construction of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, departmental affairs, exhibitions, concessions, budget, program reviews, filming proposals, staff meetings, visitor experiences, aircraft, and strategic planning. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, surveys, brochures, images, videos, presentations, meeting minutes, strategic plans, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-139, National Air and Space Museum, Office of the Director, NASM Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 4/15/2011 memorandum, Wright to Frank; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Harwit, Martin, 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lopez, Donald S., 1923-2008 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engen, Donald Davenport, 1924-1999 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dailey, John R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum buildings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astronautical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum storage facilities Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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