Subject Files, 1995-2008

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Consist of subject files documenting the tenure of Sheila P. Burke, who has served as Under Secretary for American Museums and National Programs, and Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer from 2000-2007. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, agendas, meeting notes, and email relating to Smithsonian Institution programs overseen by Burke; fundraising; and administrative matters. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Burke, Sheila P
  • Smithsonian Institution Administration
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for American Museums and National Programs


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1995
  • 1995-2008

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Museums
  • Fund raising
  • Museums--Administration


  • Manuscripts
  • Electronic records
  • Electronic mail

Local number

SIA RS01215

Physical description

5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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