This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and its predecessors, the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1992-2000) and the Office of Folklife Programs (1978-1991). The files were created and maintained by Richard S. Kennedy, Deputy Director, 1994-2009, and Acting Director, 2007-2009. Some files date to his tenure as Curator, 1988-1994. Topics include strategic planning, facilities, funding, policies, and special projects. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting materials, policies, planning documents, reports, presentations, proposals, organizational charts, floor plans, brochures, clippings, and related materials.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-257, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Director's Administrative Records
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