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Appeal Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Membership and Development  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1983-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Institution contributing membership and appeal activities of the Office of Membership and Development. The records primarily consist of contributing membership appeal final reports; and sample appeal mailings which include promotional memoranda, brochures, and donation forms.
Topic:
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-072, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Membership and Development, Appeal Records
Identifier:
Accession 00-072
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Appeal Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa00-072

Project Files

Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Development Office  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Date:
1980-1985
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the work of the Development Division, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, and include records from exhibits and from various promotional events.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Special events  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 89-043, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Development Office, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 89-043
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Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa89-043

Development Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1975-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting fundraising and research development at the National Zoological Park through private and corporate donors, sponsorships, and grants during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include correspondence, informational brochures and reports, grant proposals to Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian funding agencies, planning files, and event records.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2013; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Fund raising  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-041, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Development Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-041
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Development Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-041

Program Files

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of External Affairs and Development  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Date:
1989-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of administrative files documenting development policies, procedures, and plans. Materials include memoranda and correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, clippings, brochures, and mailings.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Fund raising  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-163, National Museum of the American Indian, Office of External Affairs and Development, Program Files
Identifier:
Accession 04-163
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Program Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-163

Grant and Funding Records

Creator:
National Science Resources Center, Executive Office  Search this
Extent:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Books
Brochures
Date:
1983-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the grant and funding activities of the National Science Resources Center. Materials include proposals, progress reports, final reports and products, meeting minutes, expenditures and budget information, accounting reports, correspondence and memoranda, brochures, and project award notifications.
Topic:
Fund raising  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Books
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-047, National Science Resources Center, Executive Office, Grant and Funding Records
Identifier:
Accession 05-047
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Grant and Funding Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-047

Mailings

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
2008, undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting marketing and solicitation efforts of the National Air and Space Society, the National Air and Space Museum's membership program. Materials include sample direct mail marketing letters and brochures with included membership forms.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Direct-mail fund raising  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museums -- Membership  Search this
Direct marketing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-096, National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society, Mailings
Identifier:
Accession 07-096
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Mailings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-096

Exhibition Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Color photographs
Date:
1988-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the planning, funding, and execution of the exhibition Distemper: Dissonant Themes of the Art of the 1990s. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research materials, images, photographic permissions, checklists, brochures, fundraising information, floor plans, lecture notes, floppy disks, budgets, catalogue materials, loan information, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Intellectual property  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-179, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-179
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-179

Mailings

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Date:
circa 1996-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting marketing and solicitation efforts of the National Air and Space Society, the National Air and Space Museum's membership program. Materials include sample direct mail marketing letters, brochures, member newsletters, member event calendars, blank certificates, and information request cards.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Direct-mail fund raising  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museums -- Membership  Search this
Direct marketing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-081, National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society, Mailings
Identifier:
Accession 10-081
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Mailings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-081

Mailings

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Brochures
Date:
circa 2003-2006
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting marketing and solicitation efforts of the National Air and Space Society, the National Air and Space Museum's (NASM) membership program. Materials include brochures, member newsletters, blank certificates, holiday cards, and other informational materials.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Direct-mail fund raising  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museums -- Membership  Search this
Direct marketing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-116, National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society, Mailings
Identifier:
Accession 10-116
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Mailings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-116

Direct Mail Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of External Affairs, Member Services Department  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Date:
1993-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of the American Indian direct mail program, contracted out to Lautman & Company. Materials include direct mail membership and renewal samples; calendars; year-end reports; postcards; newsletters; and other mailing samples.
Topic:
Fund raising  Search this
Indians of North America -- Museums  Search this
Museums -- Membership.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-212, National Museum of the American Indian, Office of External Affairs, Member Services Department, Direct Mail Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 10-212
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Direct Mail Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-212

Presidential Records

Creator::
History of Science Society  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1969, 1974-1988
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by William Coleman, President, 1987, documenting the administration of the History of Science Society. The records span much of his membership in the society. Well-documented topics include budget; fund raising and development; personnel; publications; publicity; and committees. Materials include correspondence, meeting materials, committee reports, budgets, financial statements, publicity materials, brochures, and related materials.
Topic:
Budget  Search this
Committees  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Personnel management  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Science -- History  Search this
Publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-059, History of Science Society, Presidential Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-059
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Presidential Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-059

Correspondence

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Color photographs
Date:
1996-2009
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting relations between the Director and Smithsonian Institution staff, professional colleagues, government officials, donors, and the general public. Records document the tenures of Directors Donald Davenport Engen, 1996-1999, and John R. Dailey, 2000- . Records also include the correspondence of Donald S. Lopez, Deputy Director, 1996-2008, and Acting Director, 1999. Materials include correspondence and enclosed materials such as brochures, clippings, images, and background information, as well as invitations.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 4/15/2011 memorandum, Wright to Frank; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-137, National Air and Space Museum, Office of the Director, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 11-137
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-137

Donor Files

Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Development  Search this
Extent:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1969-2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Materials include correspondence, agreements, proposals, brochures, invitations, presentations, clippings, and related materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 10/5/2011 memorandum, Wright to Barnes; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-004, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Development, Donor Files
Identifier:
Accession 12-004
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Donor Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-004

Advisory Board Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Color photographs
Date:
1997-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the meetings of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) Advisory Board. Materials include agendas, minutes, notes, member lists, reports, by-laws, informational materials, brochures, photographs, and related materials. In addition, this accession includes records documenting the meetings of the Board's Campaign Steering Committee and SIL's Capital Campaign Planning Committee and Development Committee.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 4/22/2013 memorandum, Wright to Hardy; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum libraries  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Library administration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-196, Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Office of the Director, Advisory Board Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-196
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Advisory Board Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-196

Departmental Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Photography Initiative  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Date:
1995-2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession documents the administration and activities of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative (SPI). Records cover the creation of SPI and its history, funding, and creative projects. Materials include correspondence, meeting notes, reports, funding and project proposals, exhibition materials, budgets, brochures, and news clippings. Some materials predate the establishment of SPI and were created under the International Art Museums Division.
Topic:
At First Sight: Photography and the Smithsonian (Monograph) 2003  Search this
Photography  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-222, Smithsonian Photography Initiative, Departmental Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-222
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Departmental Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-222

Exhibition Records

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Extent:
1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Date:
2009-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the planning, design, and fundraising for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery at the National Postal Museum (NPM). Named for its primary benefactor, the Gallery is the world's largest gallery dedicated to philately. The 12,000 square feet of gallery space is divided into six thematic areas, highlighting items from the museum's collections and includes interactive displays. Also included is a brochure for the first exhibition within the gallery, "Favorite Finds." Materials include a request for proposal; planning, concept, and schematic documents and drawings; floor plans; opening day materials; auction catalogs; and brochures.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 09/25/2013 memorandum, Toda to O'Donnell; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Stamp collecting  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Postal museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-162, National Postal Museum , Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-162
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-162

Warren M. Robbins Papers

Creator::
Robbins, Warren M.  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Newsletters
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Date:
1941-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the papers of Warren M. Robbins, founder and director emeritus of the Museum of African Art, later the National Museum of African Art. These papers document Robbins' work with museums, lectures, grant proposals, art acquisitions, exhibitions, publications, the Center for Cross-Cultural Communication, fund raising, his family, and other related materials. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, grant proposals, images, brochures, newsletters, presentations, diplomas, and clippings.
Restrictions:
"Family and Friends" materials (Boxes 1-2) restricted for 5 years from date of transfer, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 09/13/2010 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Publications  Search this
Museums -- Acquisitions  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Newsletters
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-057, Warren M. Robbins Papers
Identifier:
Accession 15-057
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Warren M. Robbins Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-057

Administrative Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Directives (Administrative issuances)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of G. Wayne Clough during his fourth year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (SI). The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fund raising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; reports; meeting agents and minutes; agreements; speech papers; budget summaries; policies and guidelines; brochures; information about gifts, awards, committees, symposiums, publications, Board of Regents, and members of Congress; invitations; and articles.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Personnel management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Committees  Search this
Budget  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-174, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-174
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-174

Program Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Center  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Date:
1997-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the program activities of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (SAPAC) in regard to public outreach initiatives such as literary events, historical presentations, contemporary discussions, cultural performances, exhibitions, symposiums, commemorations, special events, and committees. Earlier records date back to when SAPAC was known as the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; fundraising information; proposals; budget summaries; reports; agreements; brochures; website project information; photographs; newspaper clippings; and audiotape recordings of programs. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Apr-15-2015; Transferring office; 4/15/2015 memorandum, Johnstone to Inocencio; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Asian Americans  Search this
Pacific Islanders  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Special events  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Committees  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-211, Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Center, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-211
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-211

Program Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Color photographs
Color negatives
Audiotapes
Date:
1984-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the program activities of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (SAPAC) in regard to public outreach initiatives such as literary events, historical presentations, contemporary discussions, cultural performances, exhibitions, commemorations, and special events. Earlier records date back to when SAPAC was known as the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program, and prior to the creation of the office. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; fundraising information; budget summaries; surveys; press releases; agreements; brochures; photographs; newspaper clippings; and audiotape recordings of interviews.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 4/15/2015 memorandum, Johnstone to Inocencio; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Asian Americans  Search this
Pacific Islanders  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Special events  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Color photographs
Color negatives
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-055, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-055
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-055

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