Correspondence,
1979-2010

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 16-331
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1979-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of correspondence created or maintained by Johnnetta B. Cole, Director 2009- . The records consist of correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, corporations, foundations, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Materials also include clippings, brochures, photographs, negatives, slides, and audiovisual materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Records dating before Cole's tenure were created by previous museum directors Warren M. Robbins, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, 2003-2008.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-331, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Correspondence
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2026. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Transferring office; 10/22/2003 memorandum, Johnstone to Laffoon; Contact reference staff for details.

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