Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs
Curatorial Records, 1993-2004
This accession consists of the records of James B. Gardner, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes documenting exhibition planning, donor policy, collections, external relations, fund raising, and professional activities; meeting agendas and minutes; information about NMAH reorganization, staff appointments, and retreats; NMAH visitor comment forms; the correspondence and memoranda of Joyce Ramey, Special Assistant to the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs; videotapes; and budget summaries. Also included is a significant amount of records pertaining to the Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation grant for the proposed NMAH exhibition, The Spirit of America.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 2/27/2009 memorandum, Johnstone to Henderson; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Gardner, James B., 1950-
- Ramey, Joyce
- Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation
- The Spirit of America (Proposed exhibition)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-098, National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs, Curatorial Records