Program Records, 1999-2006

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Consists of records documenting the activities of the National Programs office, which existed between 2000 and 2007. The Director oversaw the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies, the National Associates, and the Smithsonian Affiliates Program. These materials primarily highlight the tenures of Herma Hightower. Director, 2000-2003; and Richard Kurin, Acting Director, 2004-2007. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, reports, strategic plans, budgetary matters and other administrative activities.


  • Kurin, Richard 1950-
  • Hightower, Herma
  • Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
  • Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)
  • Smithsonian National Associates Program


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1999
  • 1999-2006


  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration


  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA RS00481

Physical description

5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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