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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-137

National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director

Program Files, 1992-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Title: Program Files
Dates: 1992-2004
Quantity: 15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 04-137
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-, and pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, training, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian programs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, lists, and other supporting documentation.

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This accession consists of records documenting the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990- . Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, training, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) programs. Records include correspondence, memoranda, notes, lists, and other supporting documentation.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-137, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director, Program Files

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Container List

Box 1

NMAI Collections Acquisition Correspondence, Volumes 3-6, 8-10

Box 1 of 15

NMAI Development and Campaign Correspondence, Volumes 31-32

Box 1 of 15

Box 2

NMAI Development and Campaign Correspondence, Volumes 33-41

Box 2 of 15

Box 3

NMAI Development and Campaign Correspondence, Volumes 42-50

Box 3 of 15

Box 4

NMAI Development and Campaign Correspondence, Volumes 51-59

Box 4 of 15

Box 5

NMAI Development and Campaign Correspondence, Volumes 60-68

Box 5 of 15

Box 6

NMAI Development and Campaign Correspondence, Volumes 69-70

Box 6 of 15

NMAI Development and Campaign Documents, Volumes 5-11

Box 6 of 15

Box 7

NMAI General Correspondence, Volumes 30-37

Box 7 of 15

Box 8

NMAI General Correspondence, Volumes 38-45

Box 8 of 15

NMAI 1994 Events Correspondence, Volumes 1-3

Box 8 of 15

Box 9

NMAI 1994 Exhibits Correspondence, Volumes 1-5

Box 9 of 15

NMAI 1994 Exhibits Documents, Volume 1

Box 9 of 15

NMAI Mall Exhibits Master Planning Correspondence, Volumes 1-4

Box 9 of 15

Box 10

NMAI Mall Exhibits Master Planning Documents, Volume 1

Box 10 of 15

NMAI Collections Management Correspondence, Volumes 3-5, 7

Box 10 of 15

NMAI Collections Management Documents, Volume 4

Box 10 of 15

NMAI Collections Loan Requests Correspondence, Volume 3

Box 10 of 15

NMAI Office of Public Affairs (OPA)/Committee Correspondence, Volume 3

Box 10 of 15

Box 11

NMAI OPA/Committee Correspondence, Volumes 4, 6-7

Box 11 of 15

NMAI OPA/Committee Documents, Volumes 1-2, 5

Box 11 of 15

NMAI Publications, Volumes 2-3

Box 11 of 15

NMAI Research Correspondence, Volumes 2-3

Box 11 of 15

Box 12

NMAI Public Programs Correspondence, Volumes 4-6

Box 12 of 15

NMAI Public Programs Documents, Volume 1

Box 12 of 15

NMAI Repatriation Correspondence, Volumes 6-11

Box 12 of 15

Box 13

NMAI Repatriation Correspondence, Volumes 12-17

Box 13 of 15

NMAI Repatriation Request Correspondence, Volume 1

Box 13 of 15

NMAI Repatriation Documents, Volume 2

Box 13 of 15

Box 14

NMAI Repatriation Documents, Volume 3

Box 14 of 15

Huntington Library, Volumes 1-2

Box 14 of 15

Community Services Correspondence, Volume 1

Box 14 of 15

Antonios

Box 14 of 15

NMAI and Oneida Indian Nation Pause Area Sculpture

Box 14 of 15

The Gift of Life

Box 14 of 15

Exhibition Master Plan Phase 2 Report

Box 14 of 15

Exhibition Master Plan Phase 1 Report

Box 14 of 15

Phase 2 Evaluative Testing NMAI

Box 14 of 15

NMAI Opening

Box 14 of 15

Biennale 2003

Box 14 of 15

National Council 2003, April 30th

Box 14 of 15

VIP/Donor Recognition

Box 14 of 15

Our Lives Draft #3

Box 14 of 15

NMAI Signature Exhibit Images

Box 14 of 15

Our Universes Draft #3

Box 14 of 15

Our People

Box 14 of 15

Box 15

NMAI Schedule

Box 15 of 15

Our People Entrance/Intro

Box 15 of 15

Images of Native Americans

Box 15 of 15

NMAI Museum Master Plan, March 24, 1997

Box 15 of 15

NMAI Museum Master Plan, July 11, 1997

Box 15 of 15

Americas Museums

Box 15 of 15

NMAI Strategic Plan, 2002-2004

Box 15 of 15

Visitation Analysis, July 1992

Box 15 of 15

Native American Collections and Repatriation

Box 15 of 15

Native American Artifacts

Box 15 of 15

Traditional Care and Handling

Box 15 of 15

NMAI Protocols for Serving Visitors

Box 15 of 15

NMAI Prospects, May 24, 1993

Box 15 of 15

NMAI National Campaign

Box 15 of 15

NMAI Publicity Report

Box 15 of 15

International Founders Council National Campaign Update, October 2, 1992

Box 15 of 15

Design Press Release, May 16, 1996

Box 15 of 15

Potomac Exhibition Furniture, 2001

Box 15 of 15