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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-131

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects

Program Records, 1994-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects
Title: Program Records
Dates: 1994-1999
Quantity: 8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-131
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists primarily of records documenting the administrative activities of Miguel A. Bretos as Counselor to the Secretary for Latino Affairs, 1994-1995, and Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, 1995-1998. A few records relate to American Endeavors, which was not under the Counselor's purview. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, agendas, minutes, meeting files, committee records, program initiatives, professional activities files, grant proposals, event records, reports, exhibition records, subject files, reference files, and related materials. Of particular note are records relating to the response to "Willful Neglect: the Smithsonian Institution and U.S. Latinos"; communication with various Latino institutions; work of Latino Oversight Committee et al.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of records documenting the administrative activities of Miguel A. Bretos as Counselor to the Secretary for Latino Affairs, 1994-1995, and Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, 1995-1998. A few records relate to American Endeavors, which was not under the Counselor's purview.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, agendas, minutes, meeting files, committee records, program initiatives, professional activities files, grant proposals, event records, reports, exhibition records, subject files, reference files, and related materials. Of particular note are records relating to the response to "Willful Neglect: the Smithsonian Institution and U.S. Latinos"; communication with various Latino institutions; work of Latino Oversight Committee et al.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-131, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

American Endeavor, FY 1994

Box 1 of 8

American Endeavor correspondence

Box 1 of 8

American Endeavor assessment responses

Box 1 of 8

American Endeavor responses to needs assessment

Box 1 of 8

American Endeavor humanities council correspondence

Box 1 of 8

Institute of The Americas

Box 1 of 8

Quincentenary-Institute of The Americas

Box 1 of 8

Quin - Council of The Americas, List of participants

Box 1 of 8

Quin - Library of Congress, Hispanic Cultural Society

Box 1 of 8

Quin - Dr. Miguel Leo Portillo Correspondence statement

Box 1 of 8

Quin-Congressional record - Senate Reference material

Box 1 of 8

SI - Policy on Collections Based and Programmatic Affiliations

Box 1 of 8

SI - Policy of Affiliations

Box 1 of 8

SI - Office of The Secretary

Box 1 of 8

SI - Secretary's Policy Group

Box 1 of 8

SI - Speeches from The Secretary concern to Latino Issues

Box 1 of 8

SI - Office of The Secretary, 1996

Box 1 of 8

SI - Office of The Secretary, 1997

Box 1 of 8

SI - Boards

Box 1 of 8

SI - The Office of The Provost, 1996

Box 1 of 8

SI - The Office of The Provost, 1998

Box 1 of 8

SI - Collaboration with other Museums - Correspondence

Box 1 of 8

SANTOS

Box 1 of 8

Children's Agenda

Box 1 of 8

National Latino Children's Institute

Box 1 of 8

Guam - Council of The Arts and Humanities Agency; Agana, Guam

Box 1 of 8

Guam - Territory of Guam - Washington Liaison Office

Box 1 of 8

Guam - Correspondence, January 25, 1995-October 22, 1996

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Trip to Spain

Box 2 of 8

Celebration - 1848 Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty 1898 Spanish America War Vols. 1, 2, 3

Box 2 of 8

Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR)

Box 2 of 8

Inter-University Program for Latino

Box 2 of 8

IUP Seminar Participants, 1997

Box 2 of 8

Personals presentations cards

Box 2 of 8

The Miami Herald Bretos articles

Box 2 of 8

Articles for 3 issue of Newsletters

Box 2 of 8

Catalogo HESPERJA; Zaragoza, Espana

Box 2 of 8

SI - La Smithsonian Newsletter

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of Development

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of Museums Programs

Box 2 of 8

SI - Offices of Museums Programs, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of The General Counsel

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of Fellows & Grants

Box 2 of 8

SI - Security Office

Box 2 of 8

SI - VIARC Visitor Information & Associates Reception Center

Box 2 of 8

SI - Press

Box 2 of 8

SI - Smithsonian Production

Box 2 of 8

SI - Hobbins, James

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of Human Resources

Box 2 of 8

SI - Marine Station at Link Port, Vero Beach, Florida

Box 2 of 8

SI - Library

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of Planning & Budget

Box 2 of 8

SI - Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of Public Affairs

Box 2 of 8

SI - National Air & Space Museum

Box 2 of 8

SI - Tropical Research Institute

Box 2 of 8

SI - Environmental Research Center

Box 2 of 8

SI - Office of Audience & Development

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

SI - Smithsonian Associates

Box 3 of 8

SI - Office of the Assistant secretary

Box 3 of 8

SI - Office for the Arts & Humanities

Box 3 of 8

SI - Office of International Relations

Box 3 of 8

SI - Man & Biosphere

Box 3 of 8

SI - Office of Education

Box 3 of 8

SI - Office of Architectural Laboratory & Historic Preservation

Box 3 of 8

SI - Conservation Collection Laboratory

Box 3 of 8

SI - Astrophysical Laboratory

Box 3 of 8

SI - Department of Anthropology

Box 3 of 8

SI - Office of Equal Employment & Minority Affairs

Box 3 of 8

SI - Regents

Box 3 of 8

SI - National Museum of American Arts

Box 3 of 8

SI - Latino Studies Center

Box 3 of 8

SI - Latinos at The Smithsonian

Box 3 of 8

The White House Initiative on Education Excellent for Hispanic Americans

Box 3 of 8

Agreement between the Smithsonian Institute and Mexico

Box 3 of 8

First meeting between members of Smithsonian Institute and CONACULTA, Mexico

Box 3 of 8

Mexico Trip, November 1996

Box 3 of 8

Trip to Mexico City Die. 1996 plus Texas.

Box 3 of 8

Mexican Culture Institute

Box 3 of 8

Museo Mexicano de Ferrocarriles

Box 3 of 8

Latino Museum of History art and Culture, December 2, 1995-November 6, 1996

Box 3 of 8

The Latino Museum

Box 3 of 8

Museum Latino Directors Conference October 24-25, 1996. General Correspondence.

Box 3 of 8

Latino Museum. Directors Meeting Group. Atlanta, April 25, 1997

Box 3 of 8

Latino Museum: a NAT'L Conversation, October 24-25, 1996. September 20, 1996-July 29, 1997.

Box 3 of 8

Meeting of Art and Cultural Organizations May, August 9, 1997

Box 3 of 8

Nominees from the LOG & SI for May, August 9, 1997

Box 3 of 8

Associates of Hispanic Art Sandra Perez

Box 3 of 8

Partners of America

Box 3 of 8

The Lehigh University Art Galleries

Box 3 of 8

Latin American Museum of Art

Box 3 of 8

Florida Museum of Hispanic Latin America Art Miami

Box 3 of 8

Art Museum of The Americas, OAS, Washington D.C.

Box 3 of 8

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum. Chicago, Illinois

Box 3 of 8

Mexican American Historical, Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Box 3 of 8

Fortaleza San Cristobal, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Box 3 of 8

The Latino Museum of History Art and Culture, Los Angeles, California

Box 3 of 8

Museo de Historia Natural

Box 3 of 8

Centro Alameda in San Antonio, December 7, 1995-December 7, 1998

Box 3 of 8

Centro Alameda

Box 3 of 8

San Antonio Texas, January 20, 1995-October 28, 1997

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

HACU - Hispanic Associates of Colleges and Universities, Vol. 1, 2

Box 4 of 8

Arizona State University. Gary Keller Cardenas (website)

Box 4 of 8

Universidad de Puerto Rico

Box 4 of 8

Universidad de Turabo

Box 4 of 8

Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena. Luis Diaz Hemandez

Box 4 of 8

Taller Puerto Rico

Box 4 of 8

Stanford University for Latino Studies

Box 4 of 8

Associates: AMA, CACS, etc.

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, 1994

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, May-October 1994

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, November-December 1994

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, January-March 1995

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, May-December 1995

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, April-June 1996

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, July-August 1996

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, September-December 1996

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, January-March 1997

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, April-May 1997

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, June-August 1997

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, September-October 1997

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, November-December 1997

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, January-April 1998

Box 4 of 8

Fax sent out chronological, May-July 1998

Box 4 of 8

Chronological Files - Memos, 1995

Box 4 of 8

Chronological Files - Memos, 1996

Box 4 of 8

Chronological Files - Memos, 1997

Box 4 of 8

Chronological Files - Memos, August-December 1997

Box 4 of 8

Chronological Files - Memos, January-March 1998

Box 4 of 8

Chronological Files - Memos, April-July 1998

Box 4 of 8

Correspondences Latino Task Force, May 11, 1994-October 29, 1997

Box 4 of 8

Latino Task Force, October 31, 1994-August 8, 1997

Box 4 of 8

Correspondence - Library of Congress (LOC), February 26-November 7, 1996

Box 4 of 8

LOC Meeting, March 18, 1996

Box 4 of 8

Correspondences LOC, January 2, 1996-February 3, 1996

Box 4 of 8

LOC Meeting, May 20-21, 1996

Box 4 of 8

LOC Meeting Art Scholarly Advisor, September 19, 1996

Box 4 of 8

LOC Meeting, September 19

Box 4 of 8

LOC Meeting, March 9-October 9, 1997

Box 4 of 8

LOC Meeting, August 5, 1997

Box 4 of 8

SI - Office Community Affairs a specials projects Memos to & from American Associates of Museums

Box 4 of 8

Willful Neglect: The Smithsonian Institute and U.S. Latinos

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

SI - Responses to Willful Neglect Report

Box 5 of 8

Willful Neglect Newspapers Articles

Box 5 of 8

Detailed Appendices to Willful Neglect

Box 5 of 8

SI - Board of Regents, September 1994-October 1997

Box 5 of 8

Responses from Members of The Latino Working Committee to Mid-term report

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee General, File 1, 2.

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee, 1995

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee Mid-term Report

Box 5 of 8

Final Latino Oversight Committee

Box 5 of 8

Minutes of Conference Latino Oversight Committee, August 14, 1995-November 21, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee Meeting, March 18, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee Mid-term report, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Mid-term report, August 1996

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee Meeting, December 13, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee Meeting, January 1997

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight Committee Letters

Box 5 of 8

Latino Oversight committee Press

Box 5 of 8

Latino Program Report

Box 5 of 8

Latino Initiatives at Smithsonian, 1994-1997

Box 5 of 8

Latino Program Initiatives, 1994-1995

Box 5 of 8

Latino Program, January 23, 1996-May 30, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Latino Initiatives Update, April 4, 1998-July 27, 1998

Box 5 of 8

SI in SA, December 13, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Centro Alameda Affiliation, September 29, 1996-December 15, 1998

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence, July 12, 1994-December 9, 1994

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence, January 22-December 9, 1994

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence, January 4, 1996-November 20, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence, January 9, 1997-December 28, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence, February 3, 1998-August 1, 1998

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

General Correspondence, 1989-1993

Box 6 of 8

General Correspondence, 1994

Box 6 of 8

General Correspondence, 1995

Box 6 of 8

General Correspondence, 1996

Box 6 of 8

General Correspondence, 1997

Box 6 of 8

General Correspondence, 1998

Box 6 of 8

Letters sent chronological, July-December 1994

Box 6 of 8

Letters sent chronological, January-May 1995

Box 6 of 8

Letters sent chronological, June-December 1995

Box 6 of 8

Commemoration Activities, September 24, 1996-July 16, 1998

Box 6 of 8

Archives Bicentenary Program Papers

Box 6 of 8

Texas Travel, 1996

Box 6 of 8

Travel, August 24-26, 1999

Box 6 of 8

OFFICE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & SPECIAL PROJECTS FOLDER 1:

Box 6 of 8
HACU: reception, August 5, 1998
Virgin Mary Conference, May 14-17, 1998
Musicologists Meeting, October 15, 1997
Federal Agencies seminar, June 24, 1997
MANES Conference, July 8, 1997

OFFICE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & SPECIALS PROJECTS FOLDER 2:

Box 6 of 8
Latino Arts & Cultural Organization, May 8-9, 1997

OFFICE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & SPECIALS PROJECTS FOLDER 3:

Box 6 of 8
Discussion: Journal of decorative Arts, December 3, 1997
Latino Museum director Meeting, October 24-25, 1999
HACU: Reception, August 6, 1996
150 Anniversary Hispanic Night New York, July 16, 1996
IUPLR Luncheon, May 21, 1996
Maria Elena Ramos conference, May 18, 1996
Noche flamenca, May 1996
HACU: reception, August 1995

OFFICE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & SPECIAL PROJECT: Memos to & From Latino

Box 6 of 8
Media

OFFICE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & SPECIAL PROJECT: Hispanic Institute

Box 6 of 8

OFFICE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & SPECIAL PROJECT: Inter Governmental

Box 6 of 8

OFFICE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & SPECIAL PROJECT: Agencies correspondences

Box 6 of 8
Correspondences to & from Universities
Correspondences to & from Cultural Institutes

OFFICE COUNSELOR FOR LATINO AFFAIRS: Correspondences to & from

Box 6 of 8
Universities

OFFICE FOR LATINO AFFAIRS: Preliminary Report by Bretos, November 1994

Box 6 of 8

LATINO POOL, 1996-1997

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

LATINO POOL, December 15, 1995

Box 7 of 8

Heads of Museums, research Institute and Offices, 1998

Box 7 of 8

Positions at Smithsonian, 1997

Box 7 of 8

Emily Gantz Mckay

Box 7 of 8

Gilberto Cardenas

Box 7 of 8

Miriam Cniz

Box 7 of 8

Tomas Ybarra Frausto

Box 7 of 8

Esther Novak

Box 7 of 8

John Huerta

Box 7 of 8

Ana Sol Gutierrez

Box 7 of 8

Stella Guerra

Box 7 of 8

Congressman Jose Serrano

Box 7 of 8

Application for employment Judith Scott

Box 7 of 8

Professional Records

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence Nalac, January 26-March 26, 1997

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence Nalac

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence Nalac: Martha Gutierrez Steinkam

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence with NCLR, May 25, 1994-March 31, 1997

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence with Venezuela, May 22, 1996-October 19, 1997

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence Embassy Of Spain

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence/Announcements, February 1994-October 1, 1997

Box 7 of 8

Spain Correspondence

Box 7 of 8

Letters: return to sender

Box 7 of 8

Bolivia

Box 7 of 8

China

Box 7 of 8

Honduras

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - General

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - North

Box 7 of 8

Peru

Box 7 of 8

El Salvador

Box 7 of 8

Organizacion de los Estados Americanos OAS

Box 7 of 8

United Nations

Box 7 of 8

Telemundo - Univision

Box 7 of 8

TVE, 1998

Box 7 of 8

Gala Entertainment

Box 7 of 8

Inter-Development Bank 1DB

Box 7 of 8

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

Box 7 of 8

Inter American Foundation

Box 7 of 8

World Tourism Organization

Box 7 of 8

Fundacion Raices Cubanas

Box 7 of 8

Alianza Dominicana

Box 7 of 8

Alianza Dominicana Moises Perez

Box 7 of 8

Asociacion colombiana artesanal

Box 7 of 8

Latino Center for the Arts Wallace Edgecombe

Box 7 of 8

Guadalupe Art and Cultural Center: Pedro Rodriguez

Box 7 of 8

Galeria de la Raza: Gloria S.

Box 7 of 8

Jesse Trevino, 1996-1997

Box 7 of 8

Kera 13

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Testa Co.

Box 8 of 8

Avalon

Box 8 of 8

Alex Castro designer

Box 8 of 8

Fine Arts

Box 8 of 8

Repertorio espanol: Gilberto Zaldiva

Box 8 of 8

Cine Accion: Rosalia Valencia

Box 8 of 8

Rene Yanez

Box 8 of 8

Self Help Graphics: Tomas Benitez

Box 8 of 8

Mars and Space : Ralph Cordova

Box 8 of 8

La Africania de la Musica Folklorica de Cuba. La Habana, 1950

Box 8 of 8

El arte que nos mueve. Crysler Co. Sat., August 25-November 24, 1997

Box 8 of 8

Victoria Howard's visit Aug., November 13, 1999

Box 8 of 8

Miami/ Vincent Scully Exhibition. Correspondence, March 8, 1995-March 29, 1996

Box 8 of 8

Miguel's Music Project

Box 8 of 8

Latino Music Project, March 12, 1997-November 12, 1997

Box 8 of 8

Latino Music Conference

Box 8 of 8

Sounds of The Latino Beat

Box 8 of 8

Ritmos de Identidad : packing! transportation Co. Correspondence

Box 8 of 8

America Voices : Latinos Photographers in U.S., March 28-June 28, 1997

Box 8 of 8

NMAH RAFLSTROIE, November 1994

Box 8 of 8

Chanticleer 1996-1997 season

Box 8 of 8

The Hispanic Presence in U.S., May 29-March 1, 1997

Box 8 of 8

Virgin Project

Box 8 of 8

Correspondences The Virgin Mary in America

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary Conference, May 15-17, 1998: General Correspondence

Box 8 of 8

Maria Alicia Crespo de Parkerson

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Program Material

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Program

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Panelist

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: letters of acceptance

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: letters of cancellation

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Public Affairs

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Panelist expenses

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Participants expenses

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Original Purchase Orders

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Conference expensive

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Conference 12/10/1996 - 5/16/1998

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary conference, May 15-17, 1998: Conference Articles

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary Conference, May 15-17, 1998: Post correspondence

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary: pictures

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary: General Information

Box 8 of 8

The Virgin Mary: different articles

Box 8 of 8

Lectures of venezuelans scultors: Soto, Otero

Box 8 of 8

Articles! - Material

Box 8 of 8