Public Program Records,
circa 1977-1994

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-001
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs
Dates:
circa 1977-1994
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Shirley E. Cherkasky, who served as Coordinator of Performance Programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Department of Public Programs, from 1983 to 1995. Also includes records that date back to when Cherkasky was Director of Museum Programs in the Division of Performing Arts, 1977-1983.
The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, and budget files documenting the "American Dance Experience," "A Free Press," and "World Explorers" series; "The Superhero in America" and "Good as Gold" symposiums; and Saturday Afternoon Programs. Materials also include videotapes, photographs, contact sheets, and slides of program series, holiday celebrations at NMAH, and symposiums; information pertaining to the Trees of Christmas exhibitions; and records documenting programs produced by the Division of Performing Arts for Smithsonian bureaus.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-001, National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs, Public Program Records

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cherkasky, Shirley E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Office of Public Programs. Saturday Afternoon Programs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Department of Public Programs. World Explorers (Program series) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Free Press (Program series) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Dance Experience (Program series) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Good as Gold (Symposium) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Superhero in America (Symposium) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trees of Christmas (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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