Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 99-152
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1958-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
28.5 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Office of the Director, concerning NMAH departments, divisions, exhibitions, and special events, primarily during fiscal years 1993-1994, although some records date back to when the museum was named the National Museum of History and Technology. Directors represented in these records include Frank A. Taylor (1958-1964), John Canfield Ewers (1964-1965), Robert P. Multhauf (1966-1968), Daniel J. Boorstin (1969-1973), Brooke Hindle (1974-1978), Roger G. Kennedy (1979-1992), and Spencer R. Crew (Acting Director, 1992-1994, Director, 1994-2001). This accession consists of records pertaining to the Star Spangled Banner Project, Latino Conference, and National Postal Museum; NMAH exhibition planning and research information for the various Halls; correspondence of the Director; and collections information.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-152, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director, Subject Files

Keywords
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Multhauf, Robert P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crew, Spencer R., 1949- 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
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Postal Museum (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Star-Spangled Banner Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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