Administrative Records, 1960-2006

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Consists of records documenting preparation for official meetings of the Board of Regents and efforts to keep the membership informed regarding subjects and issues of interest to the Board. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; tally sheets of attendance; reports; newspaper clippings; policies and bylaws; information about donations and gifts; proposals; news releases; agreements; brochures; board member biographies and photographs; articles; and speaker lists.


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Chronologic and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1960
  • 1960-2006

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact the reference staff for details


  • Meetings
  • Museums
  • Gifts
  • Museum trustees
  • Museums--Administration


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS00104

Physical description

  • 4.33 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 17.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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