Departmental Records, 1970-2005

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Consists of records documenting the administration of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) departments and offices during the tenures of Dave Warren, 1990-1991 and Douglas E. Evelyn, 1991-2005. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; proposals; facilities files; project files; meeting agendas and minutes; notes; exhibition records; reports; exhibition schedules; brochures; grant records; floor plans; architectural drawings; color photographs; clippings and other files related to all aspects of NMAI programs and administrative issues at the NMAI Mall museum, the George Gustav Heye Center, and the Cultural Resources Center. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Evelyn, Douglas E. 1941-
  • Warren, Dave
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Cultural Resources Center


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1970
  • 1970-2005

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Historians
  • Museums
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America--Museums
  • Museum directors


  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Architectural drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Electronic records
  • Floppy disks

Local number

SIA RS01188

Physical description

27 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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