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Accession 97-165,  Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, Office of the Director,  Administrative Records, circa 1975, 1988-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, Office of the Director
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: circa 1975, 1988-1993
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-165
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records were created and/or maintained by Sharon E. Shaffer, Director of the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. Included are records which document planning for the Infant Care Center and miscellaneous improvements; agendas of the Child Care Forum; a study of the Smithsonian Child Care Project; parent association meeting minutes; tuition and fees records; budgets; specifications for the child care facility at the National Museum of American History; and application/registration procedures. Also includes issues of Museum Mews; minutes of meetings; blueprints of the Infant Care Center at the Arts and Industries Building; financial records; information on the Child Care Food Program; and some correspondence/memoranda of Katherine Sprague (Tkac), who played an important role in bringing child care to the Smithsonian Institution.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the administrative records of Sharon E. Shaffer, Executive Director of the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC). Materials include records which document planning for the Infant Care Center and miscellaneous improvements; agendas of the Child Care Forum; a study of the Smithsonian Child Care Project; parent association meeting minutes; tuition and fee information; budget summaries; specifications for the child care facility at the National Museum of American History; registration procedures; issues of the SEEC newsletter "Museum Mews"; meeting minutes; blueprints of the Infant Care Center at the Arts and Industries Building; correspondence and memoranda of Katherine M. Tkac, who played an important role in bringing child care to the Smithsonian Institution; and information about the Child Care Food Program.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-165, Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, Office of the Director, Administrative Records

Container List

Box 1

Infant Care Center and Miscellaneous Improvements: Specifications, 1990 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Child Care Forum Agenda, 1988

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian Child Care Project: Study I, 1975

Box 1 of 2

Issues of Museum Mews

Box 1 of 2

Board of Directors: Meetings, c. 1989-1990

Box 1 of 2

Shaffer, Sharon: Administrative Files and Correspondence, c. 1988-1991 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Child Care Food Program, c. 1990-1992 (9 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 2

Issues of Museum Mews

Box 2 of 2

Enrollment at the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, c. 1991-1993

Box 2 of 2

Parent Association Meetings, c. 1991-1993

Box 2 of 2

Preschoolers: A Promising Investment for a Culturally Diverse Future

Box 2 of 2

American Psychological Association - Playspace

Box 2 of 2

Sprague, Katherine: Memoranda pertaining to meetings concerning the Infant Center, c. 1989-1992

Box 2 of 2

Suggestions from the Executive Committee regarding Infant Care application/registration procedures

Box 2 of 2

Tuition and Fees

Box 2 of 2

NMAH Child Care Facility: Specifications, 1988

Box 2 of 2

Arts and Industries Building Infant Care Center - Blueprint, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Infant Center Facility Specifications and Correspondence

Box 2 of 2

Budget, 1991

Box 2 of 2

Shaffer, Sharon: Correspondence pertaining to proposal for documentary about the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, 1991

Box 2 of 2

Programming

Box 2 of 2