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Accession 94-037

Museum Computer Network

Records, 1986-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Museum Computer Network
Title: Records
Dates: 1986-1992
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-037
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the correspondence of the Executive Director; files of Spectra, the organization newsletter; membership and vendor lists; information about annual elections to the board as well as reports to the board and board correspondence; conference and workshop plans and notes; financial and tax information; grant proposals and development efforts; and materials concerning the day to day operations of the Network.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the correspondence of the Executive Director; files of Spectra, the organization newsletter; membership and vendor lists; information about annual elections to the board as well as reports to the board and board correspondence; conference and workshop plans and notes; financial and tax information; grant proposals and development efforts; and materials concerning the day to day operations of the Museum Computer Network (MCN).

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Access Restriction

Boxes 3 and 6 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-037, Museum Computer Network, Records

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Container List

Box 1

1988 Correspondence Stam

Box 1 of 7

Board Correspondence, 1988/1989

Box 1 of 7

MCN Correspondence, January-August 1989

Box 1 of 7

Donations

Box 1 of 7

Accounts Received FY 1988/FY 1989

Box 1 of 7

Spectra-Back Issue Copies

Box 1 of 7

Executive Director Job Search

Box 1 of 7

Form Letters

Box 1 of 7

MCN History - David Vance

Box 1 of 7

Ideas - MCN Activity

Box 1 of 7

Intellectual Property - MCN Paper

Box 1 of 7

MAAM (Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums) List of Workshop-givers etc.

Box 1 of 7

Mailing Lists

Box 1 of 7

MCN Guide #1, #2

Box 1 of 7

1989/1990 Member Directory Master Copy

Box 1 of 7

Membership Directory 1988/1989

Box 1 of 7

Membership Directory

Box 1 of 7

MCN Membership Data

Box 1 of 7

Membership Count

Box 1 of 7

Directory

Box 1 of 7

1986 Members Directory

Box 1 of 7

Museum Documentation Association

Box 1 of 7

MCN Meeting Agendas

Box 1 of 7

Other Organizations, dues, executive director, etc.

Box 1 of 7

Presidential Reports

Box 1 of 7

Press Releases Extra Copies

Box 1 of 7

Requests for Information

Box 1 of 7

Russell, Christine

Box 1 of 7

Gretchen Goldstein

Box 1 of 7

Spectra MCN

Box 1 of 7

Spectra Rate Structure

Box 1 of 7

Spectra - Information Received But Not Used

Box 1 of 7

Spectra

Box 1 of 7

Spectra - Printing and Mailing

Box 1 of 7

Spectra - Reprinted Articles

Box 1 of 7

Mastercopies - Spectra 16:1

Box 1 of 7

Spectra 16:2 Original

Box 1 of 7

17:1 Spectra Manuscript

Box 1 of 7

MCN Software Survey

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Syracuse University/MCN

Box 2 of 7

Syracuse University-orders (received and outstanding)

Box 2 of 7

Training

Box 2 of 7

Vance Award

Box 2 of 7

Vendor Software A-M

Box 2 of 7

Vendor List - Master Copy

Box 2 of 7

Vendor Listing - Blank forms

Box 2 of 7

Vendor Forms - On file for list

Box 2 of 7

Vendor Mailings - Chronologic order

Box 2 of 7

Vendor List - AMI David Bearman

Box 2 of 7

Visual Resources - Correspondence and Intermediate Stages of Manuscripts

Box 2 of 7

Visual Resources - Final Form of Manuscript

Box 2 of 7

Visual Resource

Box 2 of 7

Workshop American Association of Museum (AAM), May 1990

Box 2 of 7

AAM Workshop 1990

Box 2 of 7

MCN Workshop at AAM - Requests, registrations for

Box 2 of 7

Pending Workshops

Box 2 of 7

Cooperstown Seminar - July

Box 2 of 7

New England Museum Association April (Laura Roberts)

Box 2 of 7

Workshop Overheads

Box 2 of 7

Workshop Correspondence

Box 2 of 7

Workshop Evaluation Forms

Box 2 of 7

Workshop Overhead Originals

Box 2 of 7

Workshop Materials - Copies

Box 2 of 7

Workshops

Box 2 of 7

Lower Hudson Conference, March 27

Box 2 of 7

December 4 Workshop Troy - Federation of Historical Services

Box 2 of 7

Western New York Workshop, November 27, 1989 (Avon)

Box 2 of 7

Southeast Museum Conference 1989 Workshop

Box 2 of 7

Southeast Museum Conference Workshop

Box 2 of 7

American Association of Museums (AAM) Workshop Bearman 1989 Conference

Box 2 of 7

Chase II

Box 2 of 7

Finance Correspondence, November 1982

Box 2 of 7

Spectra Originals, 1974-1985

Box 2 of 7

Spectra Back Issues

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

MCN 1988 Conference and Meeting

Box 3 of 7

MCN 1988 Conference - Vendors and Vendor Day

Box 3 of 7

1985-1987 Conference Program and Registration

Box 3 of 7

Conference 1989 - Vendor Mailing

Box 3 of 7

MCN Conference Registrants - Pre-1988

Box 3 of 7

Conference 1989 Registrants - Partial listing

Box 3 of 7

Conference 1989 Advertisement

Box 3 of 7

Conference 1989 Abstracts

Box 3 of 7

AAM

Box 3 of 7

AAM - Name

Box 3 of 7

AAM - Museum Advocacy Team

Box 3 of 7

AAM - National Cultural Alliance

Box 3 of 7

AAM Bookstore Catalog

Box 3 of 7

AAM Advertising

Box 3 of 7

American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Advertising

Box 3 of 7

Advertising - Places for MCN to advertise in/at

Box 3 of 7

MCN By-Laws

Box 3 of 7

1991 Board of Directors Election

Box 3 of 7

Board Election-Samples, Ideas

Box 3 of 7

MCN Museum Network Planning, FY 1991

Box 3 of 7

Board Correspondence

Box 3 of 7

MCN Executive Director Reports

Box 3 of 7

Board Meeting, April 1991

Box 3 of 7

FY 1992 Correspondence The Carnegie

Box 3 of 7

SUART Copyright Office Correspondence

Box 3 of 7

AITF

Box 3 of 7

1991/1992 Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 3 of 7

Museum Archives Workshop/Sturbridge; April 19-20, 1991

Box 3 of 7

Miscellaneous Correspondence Deleted on Computer

Box 3 of 7

FY 1991 Correspondence

Box 3 of 7

FY 1990 Correspondence

Box 3 of 7

American Society of Association Executives

Box 3 of 7

AAM Map Assessment

Box 3 of 7

ASAE Insurance

Box 3 of 7

Development - Apple Computers

Box 3 of 7

Awards Ideas

Box 3 of 7

Development FY 1991 Federated Software Services

Box 3 of 7

Development - IMS

Box 3 of 7

MDA

Box 3 of 7

Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles

Box 3 of 7

Development - National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Box 3 of 7

Pew Charitable Trust

Box 3 of 7

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Box 3 of 7

Development - Pittsburgh High Technology Council

Box 3 of 7

Development - Prospective Corporate Donors

Box 3 of 7

UNESCO - ICOM information

Box 3 of 7

Membership Brochure Draft

Box 3 of 7

Membership Brochure

Box 3 of 7

MCN Membership Brochure

Box 3 of 7

Membership Brochure Ideas

Box 3 of 7

"We've Moved" Postcard

Box 3 of 7

Membership

Box 3 of 7

1989/1990 Membership Counts

Box 3 of 7

Mailing Lists: Membership Prospects

Box 3 of 7

1991/1992 Membership Directory

Box 3 of 7

Membership Renewal Mailing

Box 3 of 7

Membership - Samples of Letters Mailed to Them

Box 3 of 7

Membership Information Sent

Box 3 of 7

FY 1991 Cancelled Subscriptions/Memberships

Box 3 of 7

Member Directory 1989/1990 Original Copy

Box 3 of 7

FY 1991 Curriculum Project - New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)

Box 3 of 7

NYSCA Final Report

Box 3 of 7

NYSCA Originals

Box 3 of 7

Real Estate Enterprises

Box 3 of 7

Office Appliances/Warranties

Box 3 of 7

Bell of Pennsylvania

Box 3 of 7

Bell Atlantic

Box 3 of 7

MCN Office/Search for Space

Box 3 of 7

Post Office - Bulk Mail Account

Box 3 of 7

Vendor - Symantec

Box 3 of 7

Office Suppliers - TCN E-mail Reference Guides

Box 3 of 7

U.S. Sprint

Box 3 of 7

Michael Tarquino/Graphic Design

Box 3 of 7

Potential Volunteers

Box 3 of 7

Personnel (3 folders) [PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED]

Box 3 of 7

Temporary Employment Agencies

Box 3 of 7

FY 1991 Secretary/Assistant to the Director Search

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

FY 1991 Secretary/Assistant to the Director Search #3s

Box 4 of 7

Published Articles about MCN

Box 4 of 7

Press Releases

Box 4 of 7

Spectra Ad Rates Sheet

Box 4 of 7

Advertising Mailings to Vendors for Spectra

Box 4 of 7

Other Advertising Rate Samples

Box 4 of 7

Consortium for Interchange of Museum Information (CIMI) News Inserts for Spectra

Box 4 of 7

Spectra 18/1, 2 Originals

Box 4 of 7

Spectra 18:3 Originals

Box 4 of 7

MCN Vendor Lists

Box 4 of 7

Consultant List - Master Copy

Box 4 of 7

Software Demo Disks Requested

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Accounting with Computers

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Art Loss Register

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - AXS Optical Technology

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Barneyscan

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Blackbaud Microsystems

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Capital Disk Interactive

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Carl

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Cinebar Productions

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Carl Systems

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Clio Museum Management

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Council for Creative Projects

Box 4 of 7

Echo Consulting Services - Vendor

Box 4 of 7

Consultants - Fundraisers Service

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Federated Software Services

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Gallery Systems

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - GIS Systems

Box 4 of 7

Hewlett Packard

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Inforonics

Box 4 of 7

MacTRAC

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Master Software Corp.

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - MINT Systems

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Museu Media

Box 4 of 7

Consultant - Museum Research Association

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Nankivell Animal Information Services

Box 4 of 7

Consultant - Overmire Assocociation

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Paciolan Systems

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Polaroid Replicas

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Prologue Systems

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Q Systems Research

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Questor

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - The Right Brain Inc.

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Select Ticketing Systems

Box 4 of 7

Consultant - Systems Planning

Box 4 of 7

Vendors - Teleprocessing Inc.

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - TRAC

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - VAR/New York (Artemis)

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Westar Systems

Box 4 of 7

Vendor - Willoughby

Box 4 of 7

CIMI Mailings

Box 4 of 7

1992 Membership Payments processed on computer

Box 4 of 7

1992 Vendor Completed Forms

Box 4 of 7

MCN Vendor and Consultant List, March 1992

Box 4 of 7

MCN 1992 List Supporting Materials

Box 4 of 7

Financing Budgets and Fiscal Reports, IRS Forms

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

FY 1993 MCN Board Election

Box 5 of 7

Business Plan 1988 MCN

Box 5 of 7

Ready References

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Board Retreat August

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 AASLH Conference Session; September 17, 1992

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Board Meeting; November 10, 1991

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Board Meeting; April 25, 1992; Washington, DC

Box 5 of 7

Software Apple Warranties and Hardware

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 ASTC

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 MCN Technical Information Service

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Quarterly Report, December 31, 1991

Box 5 of 7

FY1992 Quarterly Report, March 31, 1992

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Workshops AASLH, August 21, 1991

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Workshops Planning for Museum Automation, August 21, 1991

Box 5 of 7

AASLH

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Workshops Romania May

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Workshops Planning for Museum Automation, April 25, 1992 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Registrants

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 AAM Annual Meeting; April 25-29, 1992 session

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 Election

Box 5 of 7

AAM Annual Meeting, May 1991

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 AASLH Nomenclature Licensing Agreement

Box 5 of 7

AAM Media and Technology Committee, FY 1991

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 AAM Media and Technology Committee

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 AAM Annual Meeting Board Meeting; April 24, 1992 Conference Registration

Box 5 of 7

FY 1992 AAM Conference Media and Technology Marketplace of Ideas

Box 5 of 7

Quarterly Report, March 31, 1991

Box 5 of 7

FY 1991 Monthly Report, February 28, 1991

Box 5 of 7

Board Reports Etc. Richmond, October 1991

Box 5 of 7

FY 1991 Board Meeting; April 23, 1991

Box 5 of 7

MCN Board Meeting; April 23-24, 1991

Box 5 of 7

Development - National Science Foundation (NSF)

Box 5 of 7

Development Small Grants SU

Box 5 of 7

Development - United States, Department of Education (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Development Ideas

Box 5 of 7

Development Plan DCS, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Development - About Proposal, general information

Box 5 of 7

Development - Lists of Foundations

Box 5 of 7

Development - Apple, 1989

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Development - Robert Sterling Clark Foundation

Box 6 of 7

SUART AD

Box 6 of 7

Election Information, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Membership/Election Information, 1987

Box 6 of 7

Election, 1989

Box 6 of 7

Dues Notices

Box 6 of 7

Executive Committee, 1987

Box 6 of 7

Fax Copies - MCN Sent

Box 6 of 7

Election, 1990

Box 6 of 7

Development - NYSCA - Reimbursement information

Box 6 of 7

NYSCA Final Report

Box 6 of 7

NYSCA Document Inquiries

Box 6 of 7

Development - Foundation Replies (Alive)

Box 6 of 7

MCN - File Contents

Box 6 of 7

AAM Registrars Committee

Box 6 of 7

AAM Organizational Info

Box 6 of 7

AAM Map Grants

Box 6 of 7

Accounts Received, FY 1990/FY 1991

Box 6 of 7

Pending - Accounting

Box 6 of 7

Personnel [PERMANENTLY RESTRCITED]

Box 6 of 7

Archives - Specifications

Box 6 of 7

Archives - MCN (Alan Bain)

Box 6 of 7

AITF inquiries

Box 6 of 7

Art Information Task Force

Box 6 of 7

Bank Forms etc.

Box 6 of 7

1st 502 Reference and Information Sources and Services (micrd.)

Box 6 of 7

Board of Directors Report

Box 6 of 7

Board Correspondence, 1989/1990 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Board of Directors

Box 6 of 7

Board Members - Potential Candidates

Box 6 of 7

Brochures MCN and Mission Statements

Box 6 of 7

Budget - IRS

Box 6 of 7

Budget

Box 6 of 7

Budget Old Bank Statements, FY 1987/FY 1988

Box 6 of 7

By-Laws, Mail Permit, IRS letter

Box 6 of 7

Conference 1990 Brochure - Update

Box 6 of 7

MCN Conference 1990 Brochure

Box 6 of 7

Names for Conference 1990 Mailing

Box 6 of 7

Conference - Pending - Accounts

Box 6 of 7

Conference 1990 Program Proposals Form

Box 6 of 7

MCN Annual Conference 1990

Box 6 of 7

Conference Program - Ads

Box 6 of 7

October 1989 MCN Conference Papers

Box 6 of 7

Cancelled Workshop

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Conference Program Ideas

Box 7 of 7

AMI Consultant Lists, December 13, 1989 mailing

Box 7 of 7

Consultant Listing - Blank forms

Box 7 of 7

Consultant List Forms - On File

Box 7 of 7

Consultant Mailing, Chronologic

Box 7 of 7

Consulting

Box 7 of 7

MCN Correspondence, September 1, 1990 -

Box 7 of 7

MCN Correspondence, September 1, 1989 -

Box 7 of 7

Correspondence, Vendors

Box 7 of 7

Council of Library Resources (CLR) Correspondence and Syracuse University Contract

Box 7 of 7

CLR Financial Information

Box 7 of 7

Syracuse University Art Collection Database

Box 7 of 7

Deve1opment - Getty

Box 7 of 7

Development - Institute of Museum Service

Box 7 of 7

Development - Mellon Foundation

Box 7 of 7

Development - NEH Proposal

Box 7 of 7

Development - NEH, old file

Box 7 of 7

Computerized Interchange of Museum Information (CIMI)

Box 7 of 7

CIMI

Box 7 of 7

Deve1opment - National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)

Box 7 of 7

Development - Council on Library Resources

Box 7 of 7

Development - New York State Conservation

Box 7 of 7

Development - New York State Council on the Arts

Box 7 of 7

Development - NYSCA, Reports of the meeting

Box 7 of 7

Development - NYSCA, Correspondence

Box 7 of 7

Museum Computer Network Annual Conference 1988 Cassette Tapes - Volume 1

Box 7 of 7

Museum Computer Network Annual Conference 1988 Cassette Tapes - Volume 2

Box 7 of 7