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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 88-142

Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Committee for a Wider Audience

Program Records, 1983-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Committee for a Wider Audience
Title: Program Records
Dates: 1983-1988
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 88-142
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Committee for a Wider Audience, chaired by Dr. Vera Lawrence Hyatt. Its objective has been to make Smithsonian Institution programs, exhibits, and the like less reflective of ethnocentric Western cultural assumptions and more hospitable to other cultural expressions and points of view.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Committee for a Wider Audience (CWA), chaired by Dr. Vera Lawrence Hyatt. Its objective was to make Smithsonian Institution (SI) programs, exhibits, and the like less reflective of ethnocentric Western cultural assumptions and more hospitable to other cultural expressions and points of view.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 88-142, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Public Service, Committee for a Wider Audience, Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

CWA (Catering Service Memos)

Box 1 of 4

Travel, 1982-1985

Box 1 of 4

Executive Secretary, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Budget, 1986-1987 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Committee for a Wider Audience Correspondence, 1983 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Committee for a Wider Audience Correspondence, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Committee for a Wider Audience Correspondence, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Committee for a Wider Audience Correspondence, 1986

Box 1 of 4

Committee for a Wider Audience Correspondence, 1987

Box 1 of 4

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1986-1987 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Publicity for Committee for a Wider Audience, 1984-1988

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

CWA Minutes of Meetings, 1988

Box 2 of 4

CWA Minutes of Meetings, 1983-1987 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Outreach Plans and Programs of Interest to CWA

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian National Outreach Conference for a Wider Audience - Transcriptions of guest speakers - Day 1 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian National Outreach Conference for a Wider Audience - Transcriptions of guest speakers - Day 2 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence related to the Outreach Conference, 1987 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Quadrangle Opening for 1987 and guest list/correspondence (3 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Martin Luther King (MLK) Reception, 1987

Box 2 of 4

Audience Research/Demographic Survey

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Civil Rights - Bernice Reagon

Box 3 of 4

Science (National Science Resource Center)

Box 3 of 4

Rodney English (Visions Survey Correspondence) (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

CWA Photographs

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Year

Box 3 of 4

Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP), 1987

Box 3 of 4

Hispanic Arts

Box 3 of 4

Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS)

Box 3 of 4

Office of Fellowships & Grants

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)

Box 3 of 4

SI Museum Shops

Box 3 of 4

National Portrait Gallery

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn Museum

Box 3 of 4

Docent Reports

Box 3 of 4

Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC)

Box 3 of 4

Program Reports, 1987-1988

Box 3 of 4

The Smithson Society

Box 3 of 4

SI Internship Council (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

SI Women's Council (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

SI Office of Public Affairs

Box 3 of 4

The Zoo & National Museum of Natural History

Box 3 of 4

Air & Space Museum

Box 3 of 4

Resident Associates Program

Box 3 of 4

American History

Box 3 of 4

American History "Visions"

Box 3 of 4

American Art Museum

Box 3 of 4

African American Museum Association

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Cultural Education Committee (CEC) - Briefing Book (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

CEC minutes, 1986-1988 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Management Committee Reports

Box 4 of 4

Cultural Education Committee (CEC) Correspondence, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 4

Design of CEC - History

Box 4 of 4

Filmfest DC

Box 4 of 4

Correspondence with liaison officers

Box 4 of 4

Office of Equal Opportunity (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4