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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 624

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs

Records, 1974-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs
Title: Records
Dates: 1974-1988
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 624
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records mostly document activities dealing with the International Council of Museums, conservation issues, the American Association of Museums, the Anacostia Museum Training Program, and the Kellogg Project, funded by the Kellogg Foundation to expand the educational influence of museums.

Historical Note

In 1971 Peter C. Welsh was appointed director of the newly created Office of Museum Programs (OMP). He was succeeded by Frederick Schmid, who served from December 1971 to 1973, after which the position remained vacant until taken up again by Jane R. Glaser, 1976- .

The objective of OMP is to serve as a resource for the world museological community. The Office sponsors workshops in the United States and abroad intended to train and counsel museum professionals in all aspects of museum work. It also maintains a Museum Reference Center and provides videotape and audio-visual programs for interested users.

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Descriptive Entry

These records focus most on dealings with the International Council on Museums (ICOM), conservation issues, the Association of American Museums, the Anacostia Museum Training Program, and the Kellogg Project, funded by the Kellogg Foundation to expand the educational influence of museums.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 624, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs, Records

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Container List

Box 1

OMP Retreat - 1987

Box 1 of 7

SI Management Committee (Minutes) - 1986, 1987, 1988

Box 1 of 7

Native American Museums Program Proposal - 1984

Box 1 of 7

Career Awareness Program - 1988

Box 1 of 7

American Council for the Arts

Box 1 of 7

1988 Advocacy Day, Meeting April 13, 1988

Box 1 of 7

American Council for the Arts, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 (Miscellaneous)

Box 1 of 7

NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Museum Training Program Survey - 1974 (Susan Stitt, Old Sturbridge Village)

Box 1 of 7

Directorate of International Activities (Misc.) 1985, 1986

Box 1 of 7

Brazil - lone Carvalho de Medeiros - 1980

Box 1 of 7

Interagency Task Force - Interpretation - 1979

Box 1 of 7

Karen Loveland - Films, 1977

Box 1 of 7

ICA Multi-Regional Tour Proposals - 1980

Box 1 of 7

Management Seminar - April 20 through May 2, 1980 Oakridge, Tennessee

Box 1 of 7

Joseph Wetzel Associates, Inc. - 1981

Box 1 of 7

Meridian House Workshop - 1982

Box 1 of 7

NCIV - "Challenges in Programming - Integrating the Diversity of the American Experience"

Box 1 of 7

Inspectors: Toman Hutagalung and Joseph Sawe of U.N. - 1981

Box 1 of 7

International Year of the Disabled Persons - 1981

Box 1 of 7

SI Audio Visuals (Miscellaneous), 1978, 1979, 1980

Box 1 of 7

SI Office of Public Affairs, List of OMP Press releases - 1978

Box 1 of 7

"A Better Chance" brochure - 1984

Box 1 of 7

Reference Book - Legal Proposal - 1979

Box 1 of 7

Treaty of Paris - 1983

Box 1 of 7

OMP Organizational Chart - February 1989

Box 1 of 7

OMP AV Catalogue - 1988

Box 1 of 7

Museum Management - Barbados - 1988

Box 1 of 7

Quadrangle

Box 1 of 7

Jane Glaser travel - 1985

Box 1 of 7

Exhibits Testing - 1977

Box 1 of 7

AAM (American Association of Museums) Accreditation - 1975

Box 1 of 7

ICOM Training Conference - 1976

Box 1 of 7

Report to the Kellogg Foundation - October 1984 - September 1985 (with summary since 1982)

Box 1 of 7

Kellogg Project (General) - 1984

Box 1 of 7

Kellogg Project - Mary Ellen Munley - 1985

Box 1 of 7

Kellogg Project - Colloquium II - 1984

Box 1 of 7

Kellogg Project - Museum Professionals Program - Fall 1986

Box 1 of 7

AAM Publication: Natural History Registration Methods - 1974-1976

Box 1 of 7

Museum Education Nominating Committee - 1976

Box 1 of 7

Culture Down in West Virginia Guideline - 1978

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

ICOM Training Questionnaire 1980

Box 2 of 7

ICOM 1983-1984 Training Committee-Address Correspondence

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee Membership

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Advisory Committee Meeting, 1981

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee, 1977-1980

Box 2 of 7

ICOM International Committee for the Training of Personnel, 1978

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee: 1981 Bergen-invitations and Programs

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1981 Bergen Meeting

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1982 Ottawa-Agenda

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1982

Box 2 of 7

RIO'S

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1982 Ottawa Form letters

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1981

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1982 Ottawa-Invitation (French & English)

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1982 Ottawa-Program Planning Committee

Box 2 of 7

ICOM 1986-1987 Training

Box 2 of 7

Materials for Speech - Dubuovnick and Scotland, 1985

Box 2 of 7

ICOM Training Committee, 1985

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Smithsonian 1981-Workshop Series-1984

Box 3 of 7

Northeast Museum Conference-1979-1980

Box 3 of 7

Education Outreach Funds for the Office of Museum Programs Granted, July 11, 1980

Box 3 of 7

# 18-Acceptances (Museum Outreach: Committee School Relation)

Box 3 of 7

# 22-Acceptances (Volunteers in Museums)

Box 3 of 7

# 21-Acceptances (Storage and Handling)

Box 3 of 7

# 17-Museum Registration Methods, January 24-28, 1983

Box 3 of 7

# 16-Museum Fumigation - January 17-21 1983

Box 3 of 7

# 15-Acceptance (Computerization for Museum Collections)

Box 3 of 7

ICOM Training Committee 1983

Box 3 of 7

ICOM Speakers and Agenda

Box 3 of 7

ICOM ICTOP Membership

Box 3 of 7

ICOM Advisory Committee: Meeting 1982/1983

Box 3 of 7

ICOM Mailing Labels

Box 3 of 7

ICOM 1982 and 1983

Box 3 of 7

Prospectus on Museum Administration Degree Program - 1983

Box 3 of 7

Internal Rules, 1983

Box 3 of 7

ICOM 1983

Box 3 of 7

Participants and Nominations

Box 3 of 7

Logistics for London 1983 Agenda: London 1983

Box 3 of 7

ICOM General, 1984

Box 3 of 7

ICOM Advisory Committee: Great Britain, 1984

Box 3 of 7

Paris, 1984

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Northeast Museums Conference - 1981

Box 4 of 7

Northeast Museums Conference - 1975

Box 4 of 7

Smithsonian Special Events - 1977

Box 4 of 7

Anacostia Museum Training Program - 1976, 1977

Box 4 of 7

Anacostia Museum Training Program (Folder #2) - 1978

Box 4 of 7

Anacostia Museum Training Program (Folder #3) - 1977

Box 4 of 7

Anacostia Museum Training Program (Folder #4) - 1978

Box 4 of 7

Anacostia Museum Training Program (Folder #1) - Miscellaneous

Box 4 of 7

Executive Committee Review of OMP - February 26, 1980

Box 4 of 7

Advisory Council for Educational AV Programs - 1980

Box 4 of 7

SI National Associates - 1979

Box 4 of 7

SI Office of Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs - 1980-1983

Box 4 of 7

Getty Conference, January 15-17, 1987

Box 4 of 7

Museum Studies Journal

Box 4 of 7

Museum Education Roundtable

Box 4 of 7

OMP Workshop Schedule - 1982-1983

Box 4 of 7

French Delegation, April 25-26, 1979

Box 4 of 7

Free Association Theater - 1980

Box 4 of 7

Belmont Conference - 1980

Box 4 of 7

Belmont Museum Training Center - April 1976

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Irex, 1987-1988

Box 5 of 7

Irex Conservation, 1985-1987

Box 5 of 7

Irex

Box 5 of 7

Irex, 1986

Box 5 of 7

Irex, 1986 US/GDR Collections Management Seminar

Box 5 of 7

Irex, 1984

Box 5 of 7

Irex Management, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 7

Agendas 1984 GDR

Box 5 of 7

Museum Info & GDR

Box 5 of 7

BIOS

Box 5 of 7

TELX

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Monthly Financial FY 1979 Incoming Correspondence 1979

Box 6 of 7

Budget Expenses 1979

Box 6 of 7

Office of Symposiums and Seminars, Kin and Committees - 1980

Box 6 of 7

Handicapped Committee 1977

Box 6 of 7

"Zero Budgeting" 1977, Effective, 1979

Box 6 of 7

1973-1981 Smithsonian Symposium and Seminars

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Comite Agentino

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Korea

Box 6 of 7

ICOM, 1976

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Asia Newsletter

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Africa

Box 6 of 7

ICOM - Miscellaneous

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Museology

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Handbook on Museum Collections Storage

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Executive Council

Box 6 of 7

ICOM Ceca

Box 6 of 7

ICOM, 1988

Box 6 of 7

ICOM, July 1987

Box 6 of 7

AAM/ICOM Board, January 16, 1987

Box 6 of 7

AAM/ICOM Board, June 1987

Box 6 of 7

CECA 1987 (Paris)

Box 6 of 7

AAM/ICOM, 1987-1988

Box 6 of 7

ICOM, October 18-22, 1982

Box 6 of 7

ICOM, 1985

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

ICOM Training Committee, Leiden, 1984

Box 7 of 7

ICOM Stockholm 1983: Methodology and Professional Training

Box 7 of 7

DAR Review

Box 7 of 7

David Clark

Box 7 of 7

Accreditation - Visiting Team

Box 7 of 7

Cambridge Association Development Plan

Box 7 of 7

AAM, 1988

Box 7 of 7

AAM Professional Practices and Ethics Committee

Box 7 of 7