Collections Planning Records,
2002-2010

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA11-288
Dates:
2002-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document collections development planning at the National Museum of American History as well as across museums at the Smithsonian Institution. The records were created and maintained by James B. Gardner during his tenure at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), first as the Associate Director for History, Department of History; and then as the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, Office of Curatorial Affairs; and lastly as Senior Scholar, Office of the Director. The materials cover a collections planning colloquium organized by NMAH and the American Association of Museums, collections planning efforts at NMAH, and a Smithsonian-wide collections planning symposium. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, collecting plans, presentations, and other related materials.

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Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-288, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director. Senior Scholar, Collections Planning Records

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Gardner, James B., 1950- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Office of Curatorial Affairs. Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Department of History. Associate Director for History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Association of Museums Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Congresses and conventions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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