Budget Records, 1955-2001

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Consists of records documenting the budgetary administration of the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include correspondence and memoranda with NMAH curators, government agencies, collections committees, professional associations, and academicians; budget submissions and prospectus; federal and trust appropriation requests, allocations, and distribution summary logs; and other administrative materials.


National Museum of American History (U.S.) Assistant Director for Administration


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1955
  • 1955-1994
  • 1955-2001

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Fund accounting
  • Budget process
  • Intellectual property
  • Business planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Historical museums
  • Museums
  • Science museums
  • Budget
  • Fund raising
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Administration


  • Floor plans
  • Floppy disks
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00349

Physical description

  • 29.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 21 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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