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Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2010-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival website as it existed on June 25, 2014 (opening day). The website provides information about the 2014 Festival and background information about each of its featured programs. It also contains historical information about the Festival and a blog with posts dating as early as June 2010. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-261, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-261
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-261
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Website Records

Topic:
Tumblr (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings Tumblr blog as it existed on December 17, 2014. The account highlights recordings, music events, and outreach. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-157, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-157
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-157
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Website Records

Topic:
Tumblr (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Tumblr blog as it existed on February 16, 2017. It provides a behind-the-scenes look at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The blog launched in June 2014 and has been mostly inactive since November 2014. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Folk festivals  Search this
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Blogs  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-277, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-277
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-277
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Website Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of "Mekong Lifeways: The Stories of Six Communities," an on-line exhibition about Vietnamese life created by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in 2004. The website exists in both English and Vietnamese.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-175, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 05-175
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-175

Event Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Maps
Date:
1997-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials created by the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, under the direction of Richard Kurin, director, 1990-2009, during the development and planning of the "America's Millennium" program held to mark not only the new year, but the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the new millennium. The Smithsonian Institution, through the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the National Park Foundation, and the United States National Park Service, were directed to plan and execute projects and events for the program in conjunction with the White House Office. The White House Millennium Council, established by President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton through Executive Order 13072, created the America's Millennium program to celebrate America's historical and cultural legacy and stimulate fresh thinking about the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; press releases; clippings; maps; an event program; and other related materials.
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Millennium celebrations (Year 2000)  Search this
New Year  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-266, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Event Files
Identifier:
Accession 17-266
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Event Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-266

Website Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2010-2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a blog and a website maintained by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings as they existed on August 4, 2013.

The Smithsonian Folkways Tumblr account highlighted recordings from its collections, often tied to anniversaries or special events. The first post to the blog was in March 2010. In January 2012, a post noted that the account would no longer be updated.

The "Performed Words" website allows the public to listen to recorded, living performances and hear the performer's voices speaking and singing with their own tone, rhythm and nuance. Due to technical issues, this accession only includes the non-Flash version of the website.

Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Performed Words (Website)  Search this
Web sites  Search this
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Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-284, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-284
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-284
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Website Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings website as it existed on December 27, 2013. Folkways is the non-profit recording label of the Smithsonian Institution, dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. The website includes information about the program, educational resources, and podcasts as well as an online version of "Smithsonian Folkways Magazine." This accession does not include audio tracks. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Smithsonian Folkways Magazine (Serial)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects.  Search this
Podcasts  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-080, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-080
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-080
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Website Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Folkways Magazine (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings website as it existed on October 20, 2014. Folkways is the non-profit recording label of the Smithsonian Institution, dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. The website includes information about the program and available products as well as educational resources, podcasts, and an online version of "Smithsonian Folkways Magazine." The search boxes in this crawled website are not functional, but products may be browsed. Product listings may be incomplete and some audio may be missing. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-070, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-070
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-070
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Website Records

Topic:
Tumblr (Electronic resource)
Talk Story (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a website and a blog maintained by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The primary Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage website, crawled on January 21, 2015, includes information about the Center, its research initiatives, and its archival collections. It also includes online exhibitions and electronic versions of the newsletter, "Talk Story." The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Tumblr blog, crawled February 2, 2015, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The blog launched in June 2014 and has been inactive since November 2014. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-151, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-151
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-151
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Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2010-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival website as it existed on June 23, 2015, the day before the opening of the 2015 Festival. The website provides information about the 2015 Festival and its programs. It also contains historical information about the Festival. In addition, the website contains a blog which was crawled separately on June 26, 2015. Blog posts date as early as June 2010. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-332, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-332
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-332
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Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2010-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival website as it existed on July 11, 2016, and again on July 14, 2016, shortly after the end of the 2016 Festival. The website provides information about the 2016 Festival and its programs. It also contains historical information about the Festival. In addition, the website contains a blog which was crawled separately on the same days. Blog posts date as early as June 2010. Due to technical issues, many features do not function as expected. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
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Blogs  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-074, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-074
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-074
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Website Records

Topic:
SoundCloud (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the SoundCloud page of Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings as it existed on June 23, 2015. Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings is a non-profit record label administered by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. SoundCloud is an online music and audio platform which the label uses to share selected tracks from its albums. Due to technical issues, most of the audio is missing or does not function properly in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-168, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-168
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-168
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Website Records

Topic:
SoundCloud (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the SoundCloud page of Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings as it existed on November 16, 2015. Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings is a non-profit record label administered by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. SoundCloud is an online music and audio platform which the label uses to share selected tracks from its albums. Due to technical issues, some audio is missing from or does not function properly in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Social media  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-234, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-234
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-234
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Website Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Folkways Magazine (Serial)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings website as it existed on May 19, 2017. Folkways is the non-profit recording label of the Smithsonian Institution, dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. The website includes information about the program and available products as well as educational resources and an online version of "Smithsonian Folkways Magazine." In addition, the website includes a blog featuring news and events that was crawled separately on the same day. Due to technical issues, product listings may be incomplete and some features may not function as expected in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-121, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-121
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-121
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Website Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the main website of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage as it existed between July 7 and 11, 2011. The website includes information about the Center, its research initiatives, and its archival collections as well as online exhibitions and electronic versions of the newsletter, "Talk Story." Online exhibitions include "Waterways: Mid-Atlantic Maritime Communities;" "Forest Service, Culture, and Community;" "Navigating the Mekong;" "Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Culture in the Americas;" "Borders/Fronteras;" and "Lu'au: A Hawaiian Feast." Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Talk Story (Newsletter)  Search this
Archival materials  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-226, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-226
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-226

Talk Story Magazine

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Serials (publications)
Date:
1990-2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a reference set of "Talk Story" magazine, which was published twice a year by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH). The magazine was formerly known as "Smithsonian Folklife News" (1990-1992) and "Smithsonian Talk Story" (1993-1998) when CFCH was the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies. Materials include serial publications [Numbers 1-34].
Topic:
Smithsonian Folklife Story (Serial)  Search this
Smithsonian Talk Story (Serial)  Search this
Talk Story (Serial)  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Serials (publications)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-536, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Talk Story Magazine
Identifier:
Accession 12-536
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Talk Story Magazine
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-536

Website Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the website for Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings as it existed on April 2, 2012. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the non-profit recording label of the Smithsonian Institution, dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. The website includes information about the program, educational resources, and podcasts as well as an online version of "Smithsonian Folkways Magazine." Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Smithsonian Folkways Magazine (Serial)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects.  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Podcasts  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-626, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 12-626
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-626

Festival Publications

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Pamphlets
Manuscripts
Date:
1985-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of brochures, pamphlets, program books, event programs, and other materials 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 Smithsonian Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-2000, and the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1992.
Topic:
Folk festivals  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Special events  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Pamphlets
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-239, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Festival Publications
Identifier:
Accession 15-239
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Festival Publications
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-239

Folklife Advisory Council Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1976-2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of meeting minutes, agendas, member lists, notes, memoranda, and correspondence relating to Folklife Advisory Council activities from the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, and the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-1999.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 09/14/2015 Memo, Wright to Bell/Adams/Strickland; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Cultural pluralism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-342, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Folklife Advisory Council Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-342
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Folklife Advisory Council Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-342

Administrative Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1995-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), previously known as the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-1999. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; budget files; grants and awards documentation; meeting agendas and minutes; reports and survey data; and administrative manuals.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 10/02/2015 Memo, Wright to Bell/Adams/Strickland; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Cultural property  Search this
Budget  Search this
Cultural pluralism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-005, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-005
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-005

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