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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 635

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Assistant Director

Records, 1964-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Assistant Director
Title: Records
Dates: 1964-1987
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 635
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit contains the files of Jean M. Salan, Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980, Assistant Deputy Director, 1981-1982, and Assistant Director, 1983- , of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). The records primarily consist of memoranda, correspondence, and blueprints documenting the South Quadrangle Project; exhibition contracts; grants; information on Museum development; and NMAfA budgetary agendas.

Descriptive Entry

This collection includes the records of Jean M. Salan, Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980, Assistant Deputy Director, 1981-1982, and Assistant Director, 1983- , for the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). The records primarily consist of memoranda and correspondence documenting the South Quadrangle Project, exhibition contracts, grants, and NMAfA budgetary agendas. In addition are blueprints of the South Quadrangle and information on NMAfA development.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 635, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Assistant Director, Records

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Container List

Box 1

South Quadrangle Design Features

Box 1 of 2

South Quadrangle: Building Management and Facilities 1986

Box 1 of 2

Cabinet Shop, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Carpet Installation

Box 1 of 2

Change Orders, Including Fumigation

Box 1 of 2

Collection Storage

Box 1 of 2

Conservation Lab, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Design Assistance

Box 1 of 2

Gallery Design Changes, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Haas Mural

Box 1 of 2

Horticulture, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Information Desk

Box 1 of 2

Learning Center, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Library, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 2

Lighting

Box 1 of 2

Sun Control Contract

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Mock-up Gallery, 1985

Box 1 of 2

The Move - Who, What, When, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

Photograph Archives

Box 1 of 2

Photograph Studio and Lab

Box 1 of 2

Reception Desk Design, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Registration

Box 1 of 2

African Art Sales Shop

Box 1 of 2

Security

Box 1 of 2

NMAfA Signage, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Silk Screen and Graphics

Box 1 of 2

Staff Lounge Design

Box 1 of 2

Sprinkler Systems

Box 1 of 2

Communication Installations

Box 1 of 2

South Quadrangle Project: Interior Furnishings Specifications, 1986

Box 1 of 2

South Quadrangle Project: Budget Information, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 2

Relocation of NMAfA to Quadrangle, 1986

Box 1 of 2

NMAfA Master Move Schedule

Box 1 of 2

Quadrangle Construction, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Quadrangle Furnishings and Equipment Budget, 1983-1986

Box 2 of 2

Quadrangle Furnishings and Equipment Budget, 1985

Box 2 of 2

Lighting Design for NMAfA

Box 2 of 2

South Quadrangle Project: Architectural Drawings (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Financial Contributions: Mellon Foundation and Monroe Bush, 1964-1980

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence and Budget, 1979-1985

Box 2 of 2

Protocols for Management of Collections

Box 2 of 2

Museum of African Art Legislation, 1977-1978

Box 2 of 2

Philip Morris Grant, 1988

Box 2 of 2

NMAfA Federal and Trust Fund, 1982-1987

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition Contracts and Budget, 1986

Box 2 of 2

Development Review, 1983-1987

Box 2 of 2