Query: National Museum Act Program
Museum Intern Files
Dates:
1976-1980, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files of museum interns funded by the National Museum Act. The records include correspondence, progress reports, proposals, and budget.

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Consultant Reports
Dates:
1974-1985
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the consulting services provided by the American Association for State and Local History as a program supported by the National Museum Act. Materials include copies of consultant reports deposited with the Smithsonian Institution Libraries.

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Records
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 to …

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Frank A. Taylor Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007, 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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Program Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Educational Programs
Dates:
circa 1968-1991, with materials dating from 1920
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 456
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files concerning the administration of the office, including monthly calendars and scrapbooks of the docent program, information on exhibitions, the records of the "National Survey of Accessibility in Museums in the United States," and a photograph album of artist Alma Thomas.

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Biodiversity Program Records
Dates:
1979-1990
Size:
5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, contracts, purchase orders, program information, and other related materials documenting the work of the Biodiversity Programs office. Directors represented in these records include James F. Mello, Acting Director, 1979; Richard S. Fiske, Director, 1980-1985; James C. Tyler, Acting Director, 1985, 1988; Robert S. Hoffmann, Director, 1985-1988; and Frank Talbot, Director …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1972-1986, with related records from 1879-1899 and 1965-1976
Size:
163.32 cu. ft. (160 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (34 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 342
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the work of the assistant secretary for Museum Programs. The office directed the operations of the Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Office of Exhibits Central, Office of the Registrar, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and the Institution's functions under the National Museum Act of …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1967-1986
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 629
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document OMP's efforts to promote knowledge of museology and its techniques. Many of the records deal with daily operations of the office. Other records are concerned with cooperative work with international and national museum organizations, as well as topics like museum registration, conservation, public relations security, budgeting and …

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Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Director for National Programs
Dates:
1999-2006
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the National Programs office, which existed between 2000 and 2007. The Director oversaw the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies, the National Associates, and the Smithsonian Affiliates Program. These materials primarily highlight the tenures of Herma …

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Records
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 Technology (1958-1964) as well …

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