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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-251

National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Deputy Director

NASM Files, 1975-1976, 1981-1992, 1998-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Title: NASM Files
Dates: 1975-1976, 1981-1992, 1998-2006
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 09-251
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Donald S. Lopez, Deputy Director, documenting the administration of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Lopez held various positions at the National Air and Space Museum beginning in 1972 and became Deputy Director in 1983. Lopez retired in 1990, but came back to the position of Deputy Director in 1996, a position which he held until his death in 2008. In between stints as Deputy Director, Lopez continued to be closely involved in the activities of the Office of the Director. The majority of the records document the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, development efforts, and NASM's National Board. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, agendas, meeting minutes, reports, information files, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Donald S. Lopez, Deputy Director, documenting the administration of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Lopez held various positions at the National Air and Space Museum beginning in 1972 and became Deputy Director in 1983. Lopez retired in 1990, but came back to the position of Deputy Director in 1996, a position which he held until his death in 2008. In between stints as Deputy Director, Lopez continued to be closely involved in the activities of the Office of the Director. The majority of the records document the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, development efforts, and NASM's National Board. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, agendas, meeting minutes, reports, information files, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 4/21/1988 conversation between Glenn and Thomas; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-251, National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Deputy Director, NASM Files

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibits Book Revision

Box 1 of 1

Cafritz Proposal - Family Day Programs, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Science in the 21st Century, May 27, 2004

Box 1 of 1

General Staff Meeting Minutes, 2003

Box 1 of 1

General Staff Meeting Minutes, 2004

Box 1 of 1

Laser 200 Display, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Explanatory Text Relating to Fees at Udvar-Hazy, 2004

Box 1 of 1

Udvar-Hazy Center Opening Events, December 2003

Box 1 of 1

Udvar-Hazy Communications Plan, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Communications Study, 2006

Box 1 of 1

Udvar-Hazy Center Campaign Update, March 12, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Development Prospects for FY 2003-FY 2004

Box 1 of 1

Mid-Year Review - Development, FY 2003

Box 1 of 1

Development - Miscellaneous, 2000-2004

Box 1 of 1

NASM Board Executive Committee, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 1

Information for the Presidential Commission on the National Museum of African American History and Culture, 2002

Box 1 of 1

National World War II Reunion Signs, 2004

Box 1 of 1

House Interior Subcommittee Questions - Budget Testimony, FY 2001

Box 1 of 1

National Board Finance and Development Committee Agenda, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 1

National Board - Miscellaneous, 2000

Box 1 of 1

National Board Nominating Committee, 1998-2003

Box 1 of 1

Finance and Development Board - Prospect Tracking List, 2004

Box 1 of 1

National Board Development Committee, 2004

Box 1 of 1

Prospect Review Meeting, April 19, 2006

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Institution Online Fundraising Strategic Plan

Box 1 of 1

Prospect Visits, 2004-2005

Box 1 of 1

Estate of Robert L. Gorham, 2005

Box 1 of 1

Cubic Corporation, 2004

Box 1 of 1

Udvar-Hazy Center Internal Audit Parking Analysis, 2005

Box 1 of 1

National Board, 2005 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

National Board, 2004

Box 1 of 1

National Board, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Talking Head - Wall Elevation

Box 1 of 1

Tour Correspondence, 1991

Box 1 of 1

Book Recommendations for Shops, 1991

Box 1 of 1

Departure from NASM, 1989

Box 1 of 1

Golden Age of Flight Script

Box 1 of 1

Lou Casey, 1975-1976

Box 1 of 1

NASM Extension History, 1989

Box 1 of 1

Council of Bureau Directors, 1981-1989

Box 1 of 1

Tribute to Doolittle Raiders - Moderator Text, 1992

Box 1 of 1

Fundraising Correspondence, April 2003

Box 1 of 1

Into the Teeth of the Tiger - Correspondence, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Space Race Gallery Upgrades, 2003

Box 1 of 1

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Proposal Brief Based on Center for Earth and Planetary Studies Grants, 2003

Box 1 of 1