African American Museums Association Audiovisual Records
75 Sound recordings (71 audio cassette sound recordings ; 4 microcassette sound recordings)
This collection contains audio recordings of meetings and conferences led by the African American Museums Association (AAMA). It includes recordings of AAMA events from the years 1978-1995, with the majority being created in 1978 and 1979.
These records reflect the varied interests and activities of John R. Kinard as Director of the Anacostia Museum. The files consist primarily of official correspondence with museum professionals, community leaders and activists, officials of Washington, D. C., and Smithsonian management. Kinard's involvement with organizations such as the African American Museums …
This accession consists of program materials for the African American Studies Center in the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program (RAP). Most records are correspondence, memoranda, notes and reports to and from Jacqueline Hicks Grazette, Program Manager, concerning her contacts with African American speakers, entrepreneurs, authors, and local African American Church leaders …
These records primarily document the operations of the Office of the Registrar and, to a lesser extent, the professional activities of Margaret A. Santiago. They include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and budget materials concerning the establishment of the office, registration procedures, collection management policies, workshops and training, office administration, and activities …
This accession consists of meeting minutes, planning and budgetary files, outreach program files, and conference files. Most of the records concern The Prophet, a newsletter produced by the Smithsonian African American Association (SAAA), including copies of the newsletter.
This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Smithsonian African American Association (SAAA). The SAAA was formed on May 10, 1989, whose purpose was to communicate to the Smithsonian administration the concerns and needs of African American employees as well as to serve as a united voice when it …
American Association of Museums Audiovisual Records
38 Sound recordings (38 audio cassette sound recordings)
This collection contains audio recordings of meetings and conferences led by the American Association of Museums, which is now known as the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). It includes recordings of AAM events from the years 1976-1994, with the majority being created in the 1980s.
Evangeline J. Montgomery papers
The papers of African American artist, curator, and arts administrator Evangeline "EJ" Montgomery measure 26.1 linear feet and date from 1929-2019. The papers relate to Montgomery's career and involvement in the African American art scene in California and Washington, D.C. The collection includes biographical materials consisting of calendars and appointment books, certificates and awards, records regarding Montgomery's personal art collection, resumes and biographies, and other personal records; correspondence with colleagues and friends such as Benny Andrews, Willis Bing Davis, Edmund Barry Gaither, Eugene Grigsby, Dele Jegede, Samella Lewis, Nzegwu Nkiru, and A.M. Weaver; professional activity files documenting Montgomery's career as a consultant, curator, member, and volunteer for a myriad of organizations including the American Association for State and Local History, National Conference of Artists, and the Oakland Museum; and research files and notes on African and African American arts and history, Black media, Black photographers, the museum profession, and the artists Betye Saar, Lois Mailou Jones, Nike Davies-Okundaye, Romare Bearden, Ruth Waddy, Sam Gilliam, and Sargent Johnson. Also included are files regarding Montgomery's career as an artist containing material on the Brandywine Workshop, interviews with Floyd Coleman and for The Historymakers, sales and consignment records, and other material; printed and documentary material consisting of art reproductions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and posters regarding Montgomery and other African American artists; artwork by Montgomery, including student sketchbooks, and others; photographic material of Montgomery, friends and colleagues, events, personal snapshots, and works of art; and unidentified audiovisual material.
West Texas Museum Association records
Scrapbooks containing institutional records and exhibition material, including the African art exhibition, 1963, which included masks from the Stanley Marcus Collection and 40 drawings by John Biggers based on his experiences in Ghana, the Texas Watercolor Association exhibitions, the Navajo weaving exhibition, the Sam Cantey Collection exhibition, and others.
Bladensburg Union Burial Association records
The collection, which dates from 1874 to 1978 and measures 3.64 linear feet, documents the history of the Bladensburg Union Burial Association. The records include the Association's constitution, by-laws, treasurer reports, receipts, and correspondence.