SIA Acc. 97-107, National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of the Director, Records, 1982-1996

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This accession consists of the correspondence and central administrative memoranda files of Elizabeth Broun, Director of the National Museum of American Art, divided into fiscal years 1994 and 1995. The correspondence files are arranged alphabetically, while the memoranda are arranged chronologically. Indexes have been created for the memoranda files. In addition, the records contain a set of subject files created by the Office of the Director and dating from 1986 to 1996, which are arranged alphabetically. The records also document the Commission of the National Museum of American Art, and include files on biannual Commission meetings from 1988 to 1995, and on former Commissioners.


  • Broun, Elizabeth
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Commission


  • Folder list in accession file.
  • For a broader description of record series within this accession, refer to "Forms part of" above.


Organized into subseries: correspondence, alphabetic, 1993-1995; memoranda, chronologic (with indexes), 1993-1995--Subject files, alphabetic, 1986-1996--Commission of the National Museum of American Art, 1982-1995

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1982
  • 1982-1996


  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museum directors
  • Museums--Administration


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Clippings
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA Acc. 97-107

Physical description

4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)

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