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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1969-2011
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of program books and event programs published in association with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The event was known as the Festival of American Folklife prior to 1998. Some materials were created by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage's predecessor units, the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural ...

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Dates:
1989
Size:
files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9551
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Education
Dates:
1969-1982
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 555
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Dates:
2009
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9623
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution,Office of Quincentenary Programs
Dates:
1984-1993
Size:
37.86 cu. ft. (37 record storage boxes) (2 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities which the Office of Quincentenary Programs coordinated or organized to mark the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first landfall in the Americas on October 12, 1492. The Quincentenary programs began in 1985 under the coordination of Smithsonian's Directorate of International Activities, Magali ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1978-2002
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, slides, and negatives documenting the facilities, staff, collections, programs, and special events of the Naturalist Center. The Naturalist Center provides hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1987-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files created and maintained by Douglas E. Evelyn, Deputy Director, National Museum of American History (NMAH), 1980-1991. These records primarily document Evelyn's involvement with "The Common Agenda for History Museums," an initiative of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) and ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
1988-2010
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-025
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture (OUSHAC). Prior to April 14, 2008, the functions of OUSHAC were carried out by the Office of the Under Secretary for History and Culture and the Office of the Under Secretary for Art. The majority of records wer...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museums
Dates:
1968-1989
Size:
8.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 608
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the development of the Office's mandate. There is extensive correspondence with Smithsonian bureaus and administrators, American and foreign government bodies at all levels, various learned societies, foundations, and other private organizations. The records also include correspondence of the Office of the Assistant ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
October 5-10, 1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1977
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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