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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 05-117

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Director's Records, 1982-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Director's Records
Dates: 1982-1998
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 05-117
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes the records of Sylvia H. Williams, Director of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) from 1983-1996. Materials include speech papers, biographical information, and photographs of Williams. Also includes records pertaining to Williams' death, such as correspondence, news releases, articles, obituaries, and memorial tribute information with remarks by Roslyn A. Walker, NMAfA Director, and Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Sylvia H. Williams, Director of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) from 1983-1996. Materials include speech papers, biographical information, and photographs of Williams. Also includes records pertaining to Williams' death, such as correspondence, news releases, articles, obituaries, and memorial tribute information with remarks by Roslyn A. Walker, NMAfA Director, and Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-117, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Director's Records

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Container List

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Sylvia H. Williams: Biographical Information

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Sylvia H. Williams: Photographs, c. 1995

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News Releases and Articles, 1982-1990

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Sylvia H. Williams Memorial Fund, 1996-1998 (2 folders)

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Sylvia H. Williams: Obituaries, 1996

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Memorial Tribute for Sylvia H. Williams, 1996

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Memorial Tribute: Remarks by Roslyn A. Walker, 1996

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Correspondence re: Death of Sylvia H. Williams, 1996 (3 folders)

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Sylvia H. Williams: Speeches, 1983-1986

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Sylvia H. Williams: Speeches, 1987-1992

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Sylvia H. Williams: Speeches, 1993

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Sylvia H. Williams: Speeches, 1994

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