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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 349

Anacostia Museum. Office of the Director

Records, 1972-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Anacostia Museum. Office of the Director
Title: Records
Dates: 1972-1987
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 349
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records reflect the varied interests and activities of John R. Kinard as Director of the Anacostia Museum. The files consist primarily of official correspondence with museum professionals, community leaders and activists, officials of Washington, D.C., and Smithsonian management. Kinard's involvement with organizations such as the African American Museums Association, the Anacostia Historical Society, the Anacostia Coordinating Council, and the Afro-American Bicentennial Corporation is documented. Materials include photographs and clippings from newspapers and magazines, some of which describe Kinard's May 5, 1987, speech at the 51st annual conference of the Southern African Museums Association held in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Descriptive Entry

These records reflect the varied interests and activities of John R. Kinard as Director of the Anacostia Museum. The files consist primarily of official correspondence with museum professionals, community leaders and activists, officials of Washington, D. C., and Smithsonian management. Kinard's involvement with organizations such as the African American Museums Association, the Anacostia Historical Society, the Anacostia Coordinating Council, and the Afro-American Bicentennial Corporation is documented.

Materials include photographs and clippings from newspapers and magazines, some of which describe Kinard's May 5, 1987, speech at the 51st annual conference of the Southern African Museums Association held in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum. Office of the Director, Records

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Container List

Box 1

General Correspondence, 1972-1974 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous, 1968-1975

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous, 1976-1978

Box 1 of 2

Monthly Reports, 1977-1978

Box 1 of 2

General Correspondence, 1976-1979 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Testimony for the Museum of the City of Washington, 1979

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous, 1979

Box 1 of 2

Thompson and Ketchum Report

Box 1 of 2

General Correspondence, 1980-1982 (10 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

General Correspondence, 1982 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Executive Committee, 1980-1982

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Council, 1977

Box 2 of 2

Historic Sites Studies

Box 2 of 2

Anacostia Historical Society

Box 2 of 2

Anacostia Coordinating Council

Box 2 of 2

Collecting Today for Tomorrow Symposium

Box 2 of 2