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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-193

National Museum of American History. Archives Center

Senior Archivist Records, 1981-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Archives Center
Title: Senior Archivist Records
Dates: 1981-2006
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 12-193
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records created and maintained by John Fleckner during his tenure as Senior Archivist, 2005- , and Chief Archivist, 1982-2004. The materials document his role in National Museum of American History (NMAH) committees and initiatives, exhibitions, collections acquisitions, information technology, collections management systems, strategic planning, policies and procedures, fundraising, public relations, and the management and history of the Archives Center. Also included are some records from Fleckner's tenure as Acting Director of the Archives of American Art, 1987-1988. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, staff meeting minutes, statistics, evaluations, surveys, budget records, conference records, fundraising records, newsletters, brochures, and images.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records created and maintained by John Fleckner during his tenure as Senior Archivist, 2005- , and Chief Archivist, 1982-2004. The materials document his role in National Museum of American History (NMAH) committees and initiatives, exhibitions, collections acquisitions, information technology, collections management systems, strategic planning, policies and procedures, fundraising, public relations, and the management and history of the Archives Center. Also included are some records from Fleckner's tenure as Acting Director of the Archives of American Art, 1987-1988. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, staff meeting minutes, statistics, evaluations, surveys, budget records, conference records, fundraising records, newsletters, brochures, and images.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 02/14/2012 memorandum, Toda to Fleckner; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-193, National Museum of American History. Archives Center, Senior Archivist Records

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Container List

Box 1

Common Agenda, 1989

Box 1 of 5

Common Agenda history conference, 1987

Box 1 of 5

Rhythm and Blues Foundation, 1990-1994

Box 1 of 5

NMAH Information Needs Assessment, 1983

Box 1 of 5

Twentieth Century Collection Project, 1986-1989

Box 1 of 5

Videodisk Users Group, 1983-1985

Box 1 of 5

Global Connections/Making Connections exhibition, 2002

Box 1 of 5

Collections Planning - Round 2, 2003

Box 1 of 5

Collections Planning - Frameworks, 2003

Box 1 of 5

Collections Planning, 2002

Box 1 of 5

Business History/Land of Plenty exhibition, 2003

Box 1 of 5

NMAH Reference Center, 1994-2001

Box 1 of 5

Automation Task Force, 1996-2000

Box 1 of 5

Audiovisual materials, 1992-2000

Box 1 of 5

Collection of Advertising History - Fath Davis Ruffins, 1987-2000

Box 1 of 5

Photographic collections, 1983-1997

Box 1 of 5

Collections acquisition and management, 1988-1999

Box 1 of 5

Preservation program, 1985-1996

Box 1 of 5

Archives Center evaluation - Materials for reviewers, 1999

Box 1 of 5

Archives Center evaluation - Follow-up, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Archives Center evaluation - Self-study, 1999

Box 1 of 5

Archives Center evaluation - Planning, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 5

Archives Center - Policies and program statements, 1990-2004

Box 1 of 5

NMAH Policies and program statements, 1996-2000

Box 1 of 5

Annual Reports and Statistics, 1991-1994

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Annual Reports and Statistics, 1982-1989

Box 2 of 5

Archives Center (AC) Staff meetings, 1982-1988

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 1982-1994

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 1984-1988

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 1995-1996 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 2000

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 2001

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 2002

Box 2 of 5

AC General Administration, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Staff Handbook Project, 1999

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1984

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1990

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1991

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1992

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1993

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1994

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 5

AC Budget, 1996-2000

Box 2 of 5

Background and Development of AC, 1983-1987

Box 2 of 5

AC Management Group, 1997-2001

Box 2 of 5

AC General Records (During Fleckner detail to Archives of American Art), 1987-1988

Box 2 of 5

Reproduction Fees, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 5

Ellington Collection, 1987-1988

Box 2 of 5

Ellington Collection, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 5

Ellington Budget, 1988-1994

Box 2 of 5

Ellington - Acquisition - Calloway, 1990-1992

Box 2 of 5

Ellington Program - General, 1989-1993 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Ellington - Inventories, etc., 1986-1987

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Ellington - Budget and planning, 1987

Box 3 of 5

Ellington, 1994-1997

Box 3 of 5

Ellington - Acquisition - Various, 1991-2003

Box 3 of 5

American Music Group, 1997-2003

Box 3 of 5

Ellington Collection, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 5

Ellington - Acquisition - New Orleans, 1992

Box 3 of 5

Ellington - Database, 1992

Box 3 of 5

Ella Fitzgerald, 1996-2001

Box 3 of 5

Staff Development, 1993

Box 3 of 5

Staff/Team Issues, 1993

Box 3 of 5

Communications planning, 1998

Box 3 of 5

Staff interviews, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 5

Staff development, 1994-1996

Box 3 of 5

Retreat, 2001

Box 3 of 5

Change workshop, 1995

Box 3 of 5

Appreciative inquiry, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Theft, 1999

Box 3 of 5

Council on Advertising History, 1991-1995

Box 3 of 5

Council on Advertising History, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 5

"Conscience of Advertising" Seminar, 1991-1992

Box 3 of 5

Advertising Council exhibit, 1991-1992

Box 3 of 5

Ayer Advertising Agency, 1986-2001

Box 3 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Symbols exhibit, 1991-1993 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Advertising Council, 1989

Box 3 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Publicity, 1985-1994

Box 3 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Fundraising, 1990-1991

Box 3 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Fundraising, 1987-1991

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Center for Advertising History, 1989-1990

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History, 1991

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History, 1993-1995

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Kraft, 1991-1993

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Statements, plans, policies, 1987-1991

Box 4 of 5

Modern Advertising History Program, 1986-1988

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Grocery Manufacturers Association, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

Collection of Business Americana, 1982-1988

Box 4 of 5

Collection of Business Americana - Valentines, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Collection of Business Americana - Pepsi Project, 1983-1985

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Marlboro, 1985-1987

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Nike, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Alka Seltzer, 1985-1987

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Cover Girl, 1989

Box 4 of 5

Center for Advertising History - Federal Express, 1988

Box 4 of 5

National Museum of African American History and Culture - Collections Review Steering Committee, 2004-2006

Box 4 of 5

AC Relocation, 2001-2003 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 5

AC Relocation - Program Statements, 2001-2003

Box 4 of 5

Collection Acquisition Planning, 1981-1986

Box 4 of 5

Collection Acquisition Planning, 1994-2000

Box 4 of 5

Collection acquisitions - Statements, policies, etc., 1997-2002

Box 4 of 5

Information Technology at AC, 2001-2003

Box 4 of 5

Collections Management Survey, 2001-2003

Box 4 of 5

Underwood and Underwood glass stereographs, 1983-1994

Box 4 of 5

Historical photograph collection, 1982-1992

Box 4 of 5

Audiovisual collections, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 5

AC use statistics, 1994-2002

Box 4 of 5

AC Imaging Task Force, 1994-1995

Box 4 of 5

Automation, 1987-1990

Box 4 of 5

Oral Historian Project, 1987-1990

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Oral history and collections documentation, 1991-1992

Box 5 of 5

Phonograph recording collecting, 1988-1995

Box 5 of 5

Library of Congress - Benny Carter, 2001

Box 5 of 5

Tupperware/Brownie Wise Collections, 1994-2002

Box 5 of 5

Landor Associates Project, 1993-1995

Box 5 of 5

DeVincent Sheet Music Collection Study, 1988-2000

Box 5 of 5

Arab American Collection - Fundraising, 1993-1994

Box 5 of 5

Arab American Collection - Alixa Naff, 1985-1994

Box 5 of 5

Arab American Collection - Alixa Naff, 1994-1997

Box 5 of 5

Goals and Objectives, 1987-1990

Box 5 of 5

Goals and Objectives, 1993-1995

Box 5 of 5

Reference Services Program, 1988-1995

Box 5 of 5

Collections Accountability and Cyclical Inventory, 1987-1995

Box 5 of 5

NMAH Music Center Planning, 2002-2004

Box 5 of 5

Annual Narrative and Statistical Report (Smithsonian Institution Archives Council), 1992-2003

Box 5 of 5

George Sidney Collection, 2004

Box 5 of 5

Collections Planning, 2004

Box 5 of 5

Professional Accomplishments Evaluation Committee (PAEC), 2005

Box 5 of 5

India Trip (with Bill Moss), 1992

Box 5 of 5

Archives of American Art - Goals and objectives, 1987-1988

Box 5 of 5