Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 17-264
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
Dates:
1985-1995
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.03 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of materials created by the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies and its predecessor, the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, for the Smithsonian Institution's Columbus Quincentenary program, which marked the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first landfall in what would become the Americas on October 12, 1492. The unit facilitated three symposia for the program: "Seeds of the Past: A Quincentenary Symposium" (1988); "Seeds of Commerce: Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Caribbean" (1989); and "Seeds of Industry: Transformations of Indigenous Technology in the Americas" (1990). Materials include correspondence and memoranda; brochures; clippings; press releases; audiotapes; images; articles; resumes; lecture notes; site maps; posters; budget files; meeting agendas and notes; and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Administration
Oversize
This collection contains oversize material.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-264, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, Event Files

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Columbus, Christopher Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeds of the Past: A Quincentenary Symposium (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeds of Commerce: Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Caribbean (Symposium) (1989: Santiago de Cuba) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeds of Industry: Transformations of Indigenous Technology in the Americas (Symposium) (1990: Oaxtepec) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Columbus Quincentenary, 1992-1993 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of South America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Congresses and Conventions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Special events Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural pluralism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Latin America -- Civilization Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spain -- Civilization Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Central America -- Civilization Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North America -- Civilization Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Posters Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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