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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 2004
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2004
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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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Director during the tenure of Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include files pertaining to meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, research trips, events, media interviews, and visits to foreign and domestic zoological parks and aquariums ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of External Affairs
Dates:
2005-2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accessions consists of records created and maintained by John W. Franklin, Associate Director of External Affairs. The materials document exhibitions, public programs, museum projects and collaborations, and a symposium. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting agendas and notes, scripts, brochures, press releases, an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Museums, Education, and Research/Provost
Dates:
1994-2018
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard Kurin during his tenures as Acting Director for National Programs, 2004-2007; Acting Under Secretary for History and Culture, 2007-2008; Acting Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2008-2009; Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2009-2015; Acting Under ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1967-1986
Size:
12.3 linear meters.
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, ...

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Creators:
Hughes, Phillip S., interviewee
Dates:
1985
Size:
7 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9525
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:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Office of the Director
Dates:
1968-1990
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Director's correspondence, program files, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS) Trustees meeting minutes, and other records documenting the early history of the WWICS. Directors during this period included Benjamin H. Read, Albert Meisel, James H. Billington, Prosser Gifford, and Charles Blitzer.

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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. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 1983
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1983
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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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1992, with related records from 1948
Size:
39.88 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 film box) (12 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 492
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain the Director's correspondence files from 1975 to 1991, as well as smaller files created by Rohlfing, Pfister, and Scherer. In addition, the records include administrative and subject files from 1970 to 1988. These files document museum functions such as acquisitions, collections management, and budgeting, as well as large...

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