Program Files, 1990-2009

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These records document the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, training, public relations, community services, publications, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian programs. Records include correspondence, memoranda, email, proposals, notes, lists, contracts, images, brochures, newsletters, clippings, and other supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.


West, W. Richard


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1990
  • 1990-2009

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Public relations
  • Historians
  • Repatriation
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Cultural property
  • Indians of North America
  • Museum directors
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Cultural property--Repatriation
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museum publications


  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Color photographs
  • Electronic records
  • Electronic mail
  • Newsletters
  • Color transparencies
  • Clippings

Local number

SIA RS01170

Physical description

32 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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