Program Records, 1980-1997

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Summary

Consists of program records documenting the work of the Committee for a Wider Audience. Its objective was to make Smithsonian Institution programs, exhibitions, and the like less reflective of ethnocentric Western cultural assumptions and more hospitable to other cultural expressions and points of view. Earlier records date from when the Committee for a Wider Audience was under the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, and the Assistant Provost for Education and Cultural Programs. Materials include correspondence, budget records, meeting minutes, reports, publications, audiotapes, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Public Service
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Provost for Education and Cultural Programs

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Series Level Description

Notes

  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1980
  • 1980-1997

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Public relations
  • Education
  • Museums
  • Special events
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Speeches, addresses, etc

Form/Genre

  • Clippings
  • Books
  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS01510

Physical description

9 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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