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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-012

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Space and Facilities Files, 1985-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Space and Facilities Files
Dates: 1985-1989
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 09-012
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of inaugural events and museum history information surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art facilities on the National Mall in 1987. These records were created and maintained during the tenure of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996. Materials include news releases, photographs, correspondence, and architectural drawings.

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This accession consists of inaugural events and museum history information surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) facilities on the National Mall in 1987. These records were created and maintained during the tenure of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996. Materials include news releases, photographs, correspondence, and architectural drawings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-012, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Space and Facilities Files

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Container List

Box 1

NMAfA Inauguration (1987) - Letters of Congratulation

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NMAfA News Releases and Fact Sheets, 1985-1988

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8th Triennial Symposium on African Art, S. Dillon Ripley Center; June 14-17, 1989

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Filmfest D.C./NMAfA; April 20-May 1, 1988

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Inaugural Events (Quadrangle), 1987 (2 folders)

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Inaugural Events, 1987 - Photographs

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Inaugural Events, 1987 - NMAfA (2 folders)

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Inaugural Exhibitions, 1987

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Inaugural Exhibitions - Press Coverage, 1987 (4 folders)

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NMAfA - Capitol Hill, News Clippings

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Quadrangle Building Plans

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Quadrangle News Releases and Fact Sheets

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Sylvia Williams

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Quadrangle Architectural Renditions

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