Program Records,
1976-2009

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 19-081
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1976-2009
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.93 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 12 x 17 box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of program records created and maintained by Gary Sturm, Assistant Chair, Division of Cultural History, that document his work on the planning and execution of programs, concerts, festivals, symposiums, workshops, and performances at the National Museum of American History and other venues. Sturm studied mathematics at Beloit College and pursued European Studies at the University of Copenhagen before joining the Smithsonian in 1975. In 1981 Sturm helped the Smithsonian acquire its first Stradivarius, the 1701 Servais cello. As the Assistant Chair, Sturm was responsible for the preservation and study of some 5000 musical instruments. Sturm also served as Executive Director of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society. Included are records from when the division was known as the Division of Musical Instruments and subsequently the Division of Musical History, and Office of Cultural History. Also some materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, programs, brochures, invitations, proposals, images, a videotape, and clippings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-081, National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History, Program Records

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Office of Cultural History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical Instruments Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Musical Instruments Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beloit College Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kobenhavns universitet Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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