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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-005

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs

Records, 1980-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs
Title: Records
Dates: 1980-1988
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 97-005
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials created by Jane R. Glaser during her tenure as Director for the Office of Museum Programs, 1976-1989, which was renamed the Center for Museum Studies in 1995. Materials include correspondence between Glaser and museum officers in overseas countries, mostly documenting seminars and workshops in museum education and management programs held at the Smithsonian Institution, museum audience surveys, and museum exhibitions. The correspondence also concerns museum training and internship programs at the Smithsonian Institution, and requests for Smithsonian staff participation in overseas seminars and workshops on various aspects of museum operations. In addition there are newspaper clippings, postcards, seminar and workshop funding proposals to the National Endowment for the Humanities, interoffice memoranda and notes, correspondence with the United States Information Agency and copies of research proposals.

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This accession consists of records created by Jane R. Glaser during her tenure as Director for the Office of Museum Programs, 1976-1989, which was renamed the Center for Museum Studies in 1995. The records consist of correspondence between Glaser and museum officers in overseas countries, mostly documenting seminars and workshops in museum education and management programs held at the Smithsonian Institution, museum audience surveys, and museum exhibitions. This correspondence also concerns museum training and internship programs at the Smithsonian, and requests for the Smithsonian staff participation in overseas seminars and workshops on various aspects of museum operations.

In addition there are newspaper clippings, postcards, seminar and workshop funding proposals to the National Endowment for the Humanities, interoffice memoranda and notes, correspondence with the United States Information Agency and copies of research proposals.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-005, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs, Records

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Container List

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Foreign Correspondence, 1981-1983

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Humanities Projects in Museum and Historical Organizations, WEBS Fellowships, 1983

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Foreign Correspondence, 1984

Box 1 of 1

Foreign Correspondence, 1985

Box 1 of 1

Foreign Correspondence, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Foreign Correspondence, 1987

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Foreign Correspondence, 1988

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Language Training, 1980

Box 1 of 1

Yap State, FSM (Federated States of Micronesia), 1987

Box 1 of 1