Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture
Program Records, circa 1983-1992 and undated
This accession consists of records which document the administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Program in African American Culture (PAAC), with earlier records dating back to when PAAC was known as the Program in African American History (PAAH), 1989-1992, and the Program in Black American Culture (PBAC), 1983-1989. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Bernice Johnson Reagon, Director of PBAC, 1983-1988; Niani Kilkenny, Acting Director of PBAC, 1988-1989, and Director of PAAC, 1992- ; John P. Archambeault, Program Assistant; and Gwendolyn Robinson, Director of PAAH, 1989-1992. Records also consist of information on exhibitions, such as Black American Music and Field to Factory; minutes of meetings; information on African American folklore, music, and culture; budget files; annual reports; and articles on present and past African American related events.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Archambeault, John P.
- Kilkenny, Niani
- Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
- Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah
- Smithsonian Institution. Program in Black American Culture
- National Museum of American History (U.S.). Program in African American History
- Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (Exhibition) (1987-2006: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-147, National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture, Program Records