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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-288

National Museum of American History. Office of the Director. Senior Scholar

Collections Planning Records, 2002-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Office of the Director. Senior Scholar
Title: Collections Planning Records
Dates: 2002-2010
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 11-288
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document collections development planning at the National Museum of American History as well as across museums at the Smithsonian Institution. The records were created and maintained by James B. Gardner during his tenure at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), first as the Associate Director for History, Department of History; and then as the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, Office of Curatorial Affairs; and lastly as Senior Scholar, Office of the Director. The materials cover a collections planning colloquium organized by NMAH and the American Association of Museums, collections planning efforts at NMAH, and a Smithsonian-wide collections planning symposium. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, collecting plans, presentations, and other related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document collections development planning at the National Museum of American History as well as across museums at the Smithsonian Institution. The records were created and maintained by James B. Gardner during his tenure at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), first as the Associate Director for History, Department of History; and then as the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, Office of Curatorial Affairs; and lastly as Senior Scholar, Office of the Director. The materials cover a collections planning colloquium organized by NMAH and the American Association of Museums, collections planning efforts at NMAH, and a Smithsonian-wide collections planning symposium. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, collecting plans, presentations, and other related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-288, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director. Senior Scholar, Collections Planning Records

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Container List

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Collections Planning Colloquium - National Museum of American History (NMAH)/American Association of Museums (AAM), 2002-2004 (2 folders)

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Collections planning at NMAH, 2003-2009 (5 folders)

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Collections planning - Smithsonian Institution Collections Planning Symposium, 2006 (2 folders)

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Collections planning - Smithsonian Leadership Development Program, 2009

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Collections plan reviews, 2008-2010

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