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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 06-133

National Museum of American History. Association of Curators

Organizational Records, 1968-1984

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Association of Curators
Title: Organizational Records
Dates: 1968-1984
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 06-133
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of the Association of Curators within the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Formed in October of 1963 when NMAH was known as the Museum of History and Technology, the Association was formed to consider and promote matters of general interest and importance to the curatorial community at NMAH in regards to scholarly and curatorial responsibilities. The Association provided a forum in which members could discuss and study areas of common concern as well as served as a place where joint opinions regarding these types of matters could be expressed. Membership in the association was open to curators, associate curators, and assistant curators of NMAH. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, organization charts, minutes of meetings, notebooks, and ballots.

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This accession consists of the records of the Association of Curators within the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Formed in October of 1963 when NMAH was known as the Museum of History and Technology, the Association was formed to consider and promote matters of general interest and importance to the curatorial community at NMAH in regards to scholarly and curatorial responsibilities. The Association provided a forum in which members could discuss and study areas of common concern as well as served as a place where joint opinions regarding these types of matters could be expressed. Membership in the association was open to curators, associate curators, and assistant curators of NMAH. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, organization charts, minutes of meetings, notebooks, and ballots.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-133, National Museum of American History. Association of Curators, Organizational Records

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Container List

Box 1

Association of Curators, 1968

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1970

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1971

Box 1 of 1

Amendments to constitution, 1971

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1972

Box 1 of 1

Minutes of meetings, 1972-1976

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1973

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1974

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1975

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, Exhibits Committee, 1975-1976

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1976

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1977

Box 1 of 1

Visiting Fellows, 1977

Box 1 of 1

Notebook, 1977-1978

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1978

Box 1 of 1

Director, 1978

Box 1 of 1

Security Matters, 1978

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1979

Box 1 of 1

New table of organization, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Collections manager, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Ballot results for in-house candidate for director of the National Museum of History and Technology, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1980

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Association of Curators, 1984

Box 1 of 1