Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 94-014
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1972-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession documents the tenures of directors Daniel J. Boorstin (1969-1973), Brooke Hindle (1974-1978), and Roger G. Kennedy (1979-1992). The records consist mostly of Collections Committee records pertaining to purchases, loans, and gifts; minutes of meetings; insurance claims; budget, appropriations, and audit reports; inventories; product development and copyright regulations records; quarterly case files; records of loans to government agencies, acquisitions, donations, appraisals, and deaccessioning; annual reports; and exhibition files. Materials also include records of Douglas E. Evelyn, Deputy Director of the National Museum of American History that document planning for the Patent Model Traveling Exhibition. Some files also document proposals for The Papers of Robert Mills exhibition.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-014, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Evelyn, Douglas E., 1941- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills, Robert, 1781-1855 -- Exhibitions Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hindle, Brooke Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kennedy, Roger G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Office of the Deputy Director Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Collections Committee Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patent Pending: Models of Invention (Traveling exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Models (Patents) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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