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Accession 97-164,  Smithsonian Institution, Child Care Advisory Board,  Records, circa 1986-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Child Care Advisory Board
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1986-1988
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 97-164
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records from the office of Gretchen Ellsworth, who served as Chairperson of the Smithsonian Child Care Advisory Board and was involved in early planning for the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. Materials include specifications for the National Museum of American History (NMAH) child care facility; the cost proposal for Architectural and Engineering Services to the Child Care Alternatives; Ellsworth's correspondence and notes pertaining to space planning for a child care facility at NMAH; the proposal for a child care center in the National Museum of Natural History; information on donations; articles of incorporation; blueprints of the facility's playground; minutes of meetings; and model business plans for Smithsonian Institution Child Care Centers.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth, who served as Chairperson of the Child Care Advisory Board and was involved in early planning for what eventually became the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. Materials include specifications for the National Museum of American History (NMAH) child care facility; cost proposal for Architectural and Engineering Services to the Child Care Alternatives; correspondence and notes pertaining to space planning for a child care facility at NMAH; proposal for a child care center at the National Museum of Natural History; donations information; articles of incorporation; blueprints of the facility's playground; meeting minutes; and model business plans for Smithsonian Child Care Centers.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-164, Smithsonian Institution, Child Care Advisory Board, Records

Container List

Box 1

Libraries Plan of the Washington Consortium of Universities, 1987

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NMAH Child Care Facility: Specifications, 1988

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Facilities Playground, 1987 (includes blueprint)

Box 1 of 1

Ellsworth, Gretchen: Correspondence and Notes, 1986-1987. Records document space planning for child care facility at NMAH.

Box 1 of 1

Articles of Incorporation, 1987

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Donations, 1987

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Facilities Committee, 1987

Box 1 of 1

Cost Proposal for Architectural and Engineering Services to the Child Care Alternatives, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Proposal for a Child Care Center in the National Museum of Natural History

Box 1 of 1

Ellsworth, Gretchen: Correspondence, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Model Business Plan for Smithsonian Institution Child Care Centers, 1987 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1