Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 349
Anacostia Museum. Office of the Director
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Kinard, John, 1936-1989
- African American Museums Association
- Anacostia Museum. Office of the Director
- Anacostia Historical Society
- Anacostia Coordinating Council
- Afro-American Bicentennial Corporation
- South African Museums Association
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 349, Anacostia Museum. Office of the Director, Records