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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-037

National Museum of African Art. Assistant Director

Administrative Records, 1976-1979, 1986-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Assistant Director
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1976-1979, 1986-1987
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 04-037
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Jean M. Salan, primarily during the years when she was Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980, and Assistant Director, 1983- . The records document planning for events, such as the opening of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) and the Warren M. Robbins Library, and include some financial information dating back to when NMAfA was known as the Frederick Douglass Museum of African Art. Materials includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, budget summaries, financial reports, and museum organization charts.

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This accession includes the records of Jean M. Salan, primarily during the years when she was Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980, and Assistant Director, 1983- . The records document planning for events, such as the opening of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) and the Warren M. Robbins Library, and include some financial information dating back to when NMAfA was known as the Frederick Douglass Museum of African Art. Materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; financial reports; and museum organization charts.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-037, National Museum of African Art. Assistant Director, Administrative Records

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Container List

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Warren M. Robbins Library: Reception, 1987

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NMAfA/Quadrangle: Planning for Inaugural Event, 1986-1987 [four folders]

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NMAfA/Quadrangle: Inaugural Dinner Reception, 1987

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Frederick Douglass Museum of African Art: Financial Reports, 1977-1979

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National Endowment for the Humanities: Challenge Grant Program, 1977-1978

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Frederick Douglass Museum of African Art: History of Property Acquisition and Debts, 1976-1979 [two folders]

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Staff Planning, c. 1979

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