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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Director General of Museums, Afro-American Cultural History Project
Dates:
1967-1970
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes program records of the Afro-American Cultural History Project (AACHP), which reported to the Director General of Museums and was located in the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT). In later years AACHP would evolve into the Program in African American Culture. Materials include the correspondence and m...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1921-1973
Size:
38 cu. ft. (76 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records contained in this record unit are essentially those of Frank A. Taylor in his capacity as Director, United States National Museum (1962-1971) and Director General of Museums (1968-1971). However, some records as Chairman of the Exhibits Modernization Committee (1943-1959) and Director of the National Museum of History and Technolog...

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Creators:
National Museum Act Program
Dates:
1966-1986
Size:
53 cu. ft. (53 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 574
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum Act (NMA) of 1966 affirmed the Smithsonian Institution's traditional role of assisting other museums and authorized the Institution to strengthen its activities of service to them. Funds appropriated to the Smithsonian for the implementation of the National Museum Act were made available primarily by grants and contracts ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Secretary's Executive Committee
Dates:
1966-1981
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 616
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1966-1975
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials documenting the following exhibitions: "Blacks in the Westward Movement;" "Buy Now Pay Later" (consumer problems exhibition); "Country Store;" "Drug;" "Sage of Anacostia;" and "The Rat: Man's Invited Affliction." In addition, there is John Kinard's correspondence; memoranda from William Warner, Assistant ...

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Creators:
Taylor, Frank A, (Frank Augustus), 1903- interviewee
Dates:
1974, 1979-1980, 1982, 2005
Size:
26 audiotapes (reference). 45 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9512
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1972-1986, with related records from 1879-1899 and 1965-1976
Size:
67.7 linear meters and oversize.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 342
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Renwick Gallery
Dates:
1983-1984, 1992-1994, 1996-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the general correspondence documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Materials include correspondence and memoranda.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
2000-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of outgoing correspondence from staff across the museum that was centrally maintained by the Office of the Director. Common topics within the correspondence include acquisitions, exhibitions, special events, and fundraising.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1981-1991
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Office of the Director budgetary activities for the National Museum of American History (NMAH) during the tenure of Roger G. Kennedy. Materials include outgoing and incoming correspondence and memoranda pertaining to Federal and Trust Fund budget submissions, allocations, year-end requests, and final account balances; ...

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