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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 10-211

National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director

Program Files, 1990-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Title: Program Files
Dates: 1990-2004
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 10-211
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, productions, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian programs. Of particular interest are materials related to the opening of the National Mall Museum Building in 2004. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, notes, lists, contracts, images, brochures, newsletters and other supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, productions, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) programs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, notes, lists, contracts, images, brochures, newsletters and other supporting documentation.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-211, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director, Program Files

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Container List

Box 1

Collections Artifact Recovery Correspondence Volume 1, 1990-1993

Box 1 of 2

Collections Loan Requests Documents, 1991-2002 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Collections Acquisitions Correspondence Volume 11, May 2003 - April 2004

Box 1 of 2

Collections Acquisitions Correspondence Volume 12, July 2004 - December 2004

Box 1 of 2

Collections Acquisitions Correspondence Volume 13, December 2004 - July 2005

Box 1 of 2

Collections Arts and Embassy Correspondence, 1997

Box 1 of 2

Collections Loan Requests Correspondence Volume 4, February 2001 - February 2004

Box 1 of 2

Curatorial Council Minutes, 1991

Box 1 of 2

Signature Film Correspondence Volume 1, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 2

Signature Film Correspondence Volume 2, 2003-2004 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Development Campaign Documents Volume 12, 2004 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Exhibitions Committee Correspondence Volume 11, 2001-2004

Box 2 of 2

Mall Exhibit Master Planning Correspondence Volume 5, 1999-2003 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

NMAI Publications Correspondence Volume 4, 1996-2003 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

NMAI Mall Museum Opening Volume 1, 2003-2004

Box 2 of 2

NMAI Mall Museum Opening Volume 2, 2004

Box 2 of 2

NMAI Mall Museum Opening Volume 3, 2004

Box 2 of 2

NMAI Mall Museum Opening Volume 4, 2004 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

NMAI Office of Public Affairs/Communications Correspondence Volume 8, 1997-2003

Box 2 of 2

NMAI Research Correspondence Volume 4, 1999-2004

Box 2 of 2

NMAI General Correspondence Volume 49, 2004 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2