Subject Files, 1982-2000

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the activities of Ronald E. Becker, Associate Director for Capital Programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), with some earlier files dating back to when Becker respectively served as the Associate Director and as Assistant Director for Administration at NMAH. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; NMAH Board agendas, meeting minutes, and by-laws; budget summaries; NMAH facilities planning, space management, storage, fundraising, collections, and security information; survey data; special events and professional organizations meeting information; Becker's lecture papers; information pertaining to the National Postal Museum; and exhibition proposals. Also includes material that documents planning for the Lemelson Center at NMAH and the Star Spangled Banner preservation project.

Subject

  • Becker, Ronald E
  • National Postal Museum (U.S.)
  • Lemelson Center
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Assistant Director for Administration

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Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1982
  • 1982-2000

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Museums
  • Fund raising
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Drawings
  • Color photographs
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS01092

Physical description

3.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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