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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-139

National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director

NASM Files, 1989-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director
Title: NASM Files
Dates: 1989-2009
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 11-139
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the overall administration of the National Air and Space Museum during the tenures of Directors Martin Harwit, 1989-1995; Donald S. Lopez (Acting), 1995 and 1999; Donald Davenport Engen, 1996-1999; and John R. Dailey, 2000- . Some records were also created by Lopez in his role as Deputy Director, 1996-2008. Documented topics include the construction of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, departmental affairs, exhibitions, concessions, budget, program reviews, filming proposals, staff meetings, visitor experiences, aircraft, and strategic planning. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, surveys, brochures, images, videos, presentations, meeting minutes, strategic plans, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the overall administration of the National Air and Space Museum during the tenures of Directors Martin Harwit, 1989-1995; Donald S. Lopez (Acting), 1995 and 1999; Donald Davenport Engen, 1996-1999; and John R. Dailey, 2000- . Some records were also created by Lopez in his role as Deputy Director, 1996-2008. Documented topics include the construction of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, departmental affairs, exhibitions, concessions, budget, program reviews, filming proposals, staff meetings, visitor experiences, aircraft, and strategic planning. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, surveys, brochures, images, videos, presentations, meeting minutes, strategic plans, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 4/15/2011 memorandum, Wright to Frank; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-139, National Air and Space Museum, Office of the Director, NASM Files

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Container List

Box 1

Udvar-Hazy Center - Opening Events Overview, December 2003

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Press Preview and Dedication, December 2003

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Udvar-Hazy Center - National Association of Public Administration Review of Capitol and Revitalization Program, October 2001

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Public Programs Committee - Meeting Minutes, June 2009

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Donald Engen - Background Information and Photographs

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Asbestos Issues - Hearings, 2009 (2 folders)

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Night at the Museum 2, 2009

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Space Shuttles, 2009

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Tactical Plans, 2006

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Strategic Planning, 2008-2012

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VIP Tours, 2005-2006

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Image Licensing Meeting, July 2005

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Space Day, 2006

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Business Review Meeting, March 2005

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Engen Observation Tower, 2003

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Dream to Fly Gallery, 2001

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Filming, Film Partnerships, IMAX, and "Up, Up, and Away," 1997-2000 (3 folders)

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Public Programs Committee, March 2006

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Concessions and Other Business Operations, 2000-2002

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National Air and Space Museum (NASM) General Staff Meetings, 2005

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NASM General Staff Meetings, 2006

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NASM General Staff Meetings, 2007

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NASM General Staff Meetings, 2008

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NASM General Staff Meetings, 2009

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Coordination Meeting, July 2008

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Turnover Schedule, October 2003

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Partnerships, 2002

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Construction Sequencing, April 2001

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Davis-Bacon Act, 2001

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Box 2

Udvar-Hazy Center - Construction Partnering, 2001

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Security, 2001

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Construction Update, February 2002

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Financial Plan

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Correspondence and Press, 2000-2007 (4 folders)

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Fifth Anniversary, 2008

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Parking Lot, 2009

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Readiness for Beneficial Occupancy, 2003

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Final Program Mix Recommendations, 1996

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Costs and Funding, 2001-2002

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Construction Site Visits, Policies and Photographs, 2000-2002

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Resident Survey, June 2006

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Attendance Growth Plan

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Annual Parking Pass Program

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Snow Damage Protection, 2003

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2 Program Management Concerns, February 2006

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Visitor Attendance Marketing Plan, June 2005

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Readiness for Opening Senior Review, October 2003

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, January 2005

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, April 2006

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, May 2006

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, July 2006

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, September 2006

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, October 2006

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, January 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Space Analysis, February 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, April 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2 Storage Requirements, May 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2 Report to the Acting Secretary, June 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phases 1 and 2 Updates, August 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, September 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2, October 2007

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2 Construction Status Report, March 2009

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Opening Events, December 2003

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Explainer's Program Funding, 2002

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Proposal to Commence Contracting for and Construction of Phase 2

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Key Initiatives and Financial Performance, September 2005

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Large-Format Theater System, 2000

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Financial Planning and Risk Funds, 1998

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Financial Planning and Risk Funds, 1999

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Updated Option Status for Phase 2, October 2004

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Phase 2 Funding, February 2004

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Hensel Phelps Construction Letters of Appreciation, January 2004

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Lease, 1998

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Environmental Assessment Correspondence

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Groundbreaking Ceremony, October 2000

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Oversight and Control Board, September 2003

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Box 3

Udvar-Hazy Center - Aerial Photograph of Progress, October 2001

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Internal Audit Parking Analysis

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Audit of Business Activities, 2004

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Udvar-Hazy Center - Movies and Presentations, 2002 (electronic records)

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Strategic Plan, FY 2003-FY 2007

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Strategic Plan, 1998-2000

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Renaming of the Theater, 2002

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Space Day, 2000

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Trilogy Entertainment Group, 2006

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Bud Light Logo, 2003

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National Air and Space Museum Trophy, 2001

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National Air and Space Museum Trophy, 2002

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National Air and Space Museum Trophy, 2005

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National Air and Space Museum Trophy, 2006

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Visitor Services, 2003-2004

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Visitor Surveys, 1993-2001

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Von Braun Lecture, 2001

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Special Events Facility Use Information, 1997

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BBH, Inc. and Log Use, 2001

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Employee Survey Actions, 2001-2003

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Information Technology Security, 2001-2003

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Loan Program, 2000-2001

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Procurement Practices, 2001

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Program Reviews, 2001

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Management Review, 1995

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McDonald's, 2002-2003 (2 folders)

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B-17 Trade, 2005-2007

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Military Flyer Engine, 2006

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Overflow Aircraft, 1998

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Garber Facility, 1998-2003

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Out of This World: Space Art Since Sputnik, 2005-2006 (includes electronic records)

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Neil Armstrong Lecture, 2006

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Born of Dreams Inspired by Freedom Event, 2002

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IMAX, 2003-2005

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Enola Gay - Incoming Correspondence, 2003

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Enola Gay, 1995-2005

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Enola Gay, 2003

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Exhibitions - General, 2003

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Wright Brothers Exhibition, 2003-2005

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Exploring the Planets Gallery, 2002

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Explore the Universe, 2001

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Stratoliner, 2002-2003

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Tuskegee Airmen, 2001

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Air Transportation Gallery, 2002-2006

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Welcome Center, 2002

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Concorde, 1989-2003

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Town Meeting, September 11, 2001 - Master audiocassette (Accession 14-110)

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NASM Town Meetings - State of the Museum Reports, 2002-2008

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Box 4

Ramsey Fellowships, 2000-2002

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NASM Awards Ceremony, 2006

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Docents, 2003-2006

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Planning, Education, and Program Department, 2004-2007

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Interactive Media, 2002-2005

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National Mall Education Unit, 2002-2005

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Security Plan and Coverage, 2003-2006

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Public Programs, 2003-2005

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Udvar-Hazy Education Unit, 2003-2006

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Visitor Services, 2003-2004

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Finance Unit, 2001-2007

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Information Technology Division, 2003-2006

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Operations and Administration, 2002-2006

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Exhibits Division, 2003-2006

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Production Unit

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Collections Division, 2000-2006

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Collections and Research Department, 2003-2006

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Aeronautics Division, 2001-2006

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Archives Division, 2003-2005

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Space History Division, 2003-2006

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Right of First Refusal, 1996-2008

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Center for Earth and Planetary Science, 2001-2006 (includes electronic records)

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"The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum: Dulles Center" featuring Donald Engen, Promotional Video, VHS (Accession 16-355)

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