Program Records,
circa 1983-1992 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-147
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture
Dates:
circa 1983-1992 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document the administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Program in African American Culture (PAAC), with earlier records dating back to when PAAC was known as the Program in African American History (PAAH), 1989-1992, and the Program in Black American Culture (PBAC), 1983-1989. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Bernice Johnson Reagon, Director of PBAC, 1983-1988; Niani Kilkenny, Acting Director of PBAC, 1988-1989, and Director of PAAC, 1992- ; John P. Archambeault, Program Assistant; and Gwendolyn Robinson, Director of PAAH, 1989-1992. Records also consist of information on exhibitions, such as Black American Music and Field to Factory; minutes of meetings; information on African American folklore, music, and culture; budget files; annual reports; and articles on present and past African American related events.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-147, National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture, Program Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Archambeault, John P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kilkenny, Niani Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Program in Black American Culture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Program in African American History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (Exhibition) (1987-2006: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Americans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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