Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-080
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Government Relations
Dates:
1985-1995
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.15 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist of correspondence between Secretary Robert McC. Adams and various leaders of the United States Congress on matters such as funding for the establishment of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), the repatriation of Native American Indian artifacts at the National Mall, acquisition of the United States Customs House in New York City for its conversion to a museum, and constructing new facilities for the National Air and Space Museum near Dulles International Airport. There are also copies of the Secretary's testimony before congressional committees; memoranda between the Secretary and Mark W. Rodgers, Director, Office of Government Relations; memoranda and notes between the Director and his staff, Senior Government Relations Officers, Pablita Abeyta and A. Bradley Mims; and correspondence between the Secretary and Richard West, Director, National Museum of the American Indian.
Other records include posters and a map showing historical territories of Native Americans, national historical landmarks and parks in the United States, brochures, and newspaper and magazine articles.

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 95-080, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Government Relations, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Abeyta, Pablita Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adams, Robert McC. (Robert McCormick), 1926- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mims, A. Bradley Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rodgers, Mark W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, W. Richard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dulles International Airport Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Congress Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture (Exhibition) (1994-2000: New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pathways to Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds (Exhibition) (1992-1993: New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
This Path We Travel: Celebration of Contemporary Native American Creativity (Exhibition) (1994: New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legislation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Budget process Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Budget Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum buildings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum finance Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Mall (Washington, D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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