These records consist of materials that document the breadth of the administrative activities of the Assistant Director, Administrative Division. Subject matter covered includes: donor relations; renovation of the Freer Gallery of Art; restoration of the Peacock Room; object movement for study and exhibition; museum security; Freer history; acquisitions; collections management …
This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the Anacostia Community Museum (ACM), previously known as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), 1967-1987, the Anacostia Museum, 1987-1995, and the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, 1995-2006, during the tenures of directors Steven Cameron Newsome, 1991-2004, and Camille Giraud Akeju …
This accession consists of image and sound elements from the documentary "Reunions: Memories of an American Experience." The film focused upon certain "vital oldsters" who represent the creative drive and excellence of the American past. Two 16 mm versions of the documentary were produced in cooperation with the Office of Exhibits …
James Smithson Bicentennial Records
In 1965 the Smithsonian observed the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founding benefactor, James Smithson. These records document planning for that event.
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Joseph Chang, Curator, c. 1997-2010. Topics include exhibition development, object research, collection management, and fundraising. Materials include correspondence, proposals, scripts, label texts, floor plans, object information, object photographs, and related materials. Some files pre-date Chang's tenure and were likely acquired from …
This accession consists of catalogs and brochures which document international and domestic educational tour offerings, itineraries, accommodations, and cost.
This accession consists of records documenting program activities of the Smithsonian Material Culture Forum, which is an interdisciplinary group of Smithsonian scholars dedicated to the study and appreciation of the myriad aspects of material culture. The group changed its name from Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture to Smithsonian Material Culture …
National Anthropological Film Center films of Tibetan Buddhists in South India
Maloney, M. Michael
Collection consists of full film record and edited film documenting Tibetan Buddhist communities in South India. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context …
Frederic G. Cassidy papers and sound recordings concerning Jamaican language, 1951-1991
15 Sound tape reels
The Frederic G. Cassidy papers contain sound recordings and partial transcriptions; drafts of manuscripts and conference papers; and one map, all relating to his work on Jamaican and Creole lanugages.
Charles E. Qualls papers
The Charles E. Qualls papers, which date from 1899 to 1988 and measure 3.02 linear feet, document the career of pharmacist and community organizer Charles E. Qualls. The papers are comprised of correspondence, documents from community organizations, magazines, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks.