Director's Records,
1986-1997, 2001-2017

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 18-109
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1986-1997, 2001-2017
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) administrative and professional activities during the tenures of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Patricia L. Fiske, Acting Director, 1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008; and Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. Topics covered include diversity, fundraisers, exhibitions, events, memorials, lectures, strategic plans, and NMAfA productivity. Materials include correspondence, notes, lectures, photographs, memoranda, project records, invitations, brochures, reports, news clippings, and related material.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-109, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Director's Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033; Transferring office; 3/30/2017 memorandum, Yowell to Holmes; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Cole, Johnnetta B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patton, Sharon F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, Sylvia H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fiske, Patricia L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walker, Roslyn A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, African Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meetings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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