Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 19-141
Creators:
Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative
Dates:
2010-2014
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 Haiti Cultural Recovery Project that works to rescue, recover, safeguard and help restore Haitian artwork, artifacts, documents, media and architectural features damaged and endangered by the January 12, 2010, earthquake and its aftermath. The project was established by Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of History, Art and Culture, and managed by the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative, beginning in 2012, to protect cultural heritage threatened or impacted by disasters and to help United States and international communities preserve their identities and history. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts, agreements, and memorandums of understanding; budget summaries; proposals; meeting agendas; reports; gift information; and brochures.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-141, Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative, Project Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 4/12/2019 memorandum, Johnstone to Carroll; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kurin, Richard, 1950- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Haiti Cultural Recovery Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural property Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Disasters Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contracts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gifts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haiti Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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