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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1986-1997, 2001-2017
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) administrative and professional activities during the tenures of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Patricia L. Fiske, Acting Director, 1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008; and Johnnetta B. Cole, D...

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Creators:
National Musem of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1972-2005
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the overall operation and administration of the Discovery Room, a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Topics include planning, renovation, publicity, and procedures. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, procedural documents, fact ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2006-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery during the tenure of Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics covered include the gallery shops, fiscal year financial reports, budgets, strategic plans, meetings, and analysis of operations for the gallery shops. Mat...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of Animal Programs
Dates:
1949, 1951, 1956-1982 and undated
Size:
2.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 385
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the management of animal collections at NZP from the late 1960s through the early 1980s, with a small amount of material covering the years before that date span. Included are administrative memoranda and correspondence concerning the acquisition, shipment, breeding, health, and feeding of the animals, as ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Lepidoptera
Dates:
1963-1990, with related records from 1942
Size:
7 cu. ft. processed holdings.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 427
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of professional correspondence and administrative files documenting the activities and research of the Division of Lepidoptera. The correspondence for the most part concerns the loan, acquisition, identification, and distribution of insect specimens. A small amount of the correspondence dates to before the 1963 establishm...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-1994
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Director of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), W. Richard West, Jr., from 1990-1994. Materials include Administration and Budget Correspondence, 1990-1993; 1992 Exhibit Correspondence and Documents; Board of Trustees Minutes and Correspondence, 1990-1994; Collection Management ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2011-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of Directors, Martin Sullivan, 2008-2012, and Kim Sajet, 2013-, as well as Interim Director, Wendy Wick Reeves. The correspondence documents the administration of the museum, its programs, projects, acquisitions, and exhibitions. Materials include correspondence and memoranda.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1977-1992
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that primarily document administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Office of the Director, concerning NMAH departments, divisions, and exhibitions. Some of the records date prior to 1980, when NMAH was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include ...

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Creators:
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990 interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
16 audiotapes (Reference copies). 25 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9555
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. Institutional Studies Office
Dates:
1987-2000
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Zahava D. Doering, Director, 1990-2000, which document her administration of the International Studies Office (OIS) and professional activities, as well as matters in regard to Smithsonian policy analysis, strategic planning, exhibition development and evaluation, and audience studies. Earlier records ...

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