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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-024

Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture

Program Records, 1988-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture
Title: Program Records
Dates: 1988-2009
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 13-024
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting program activities of the Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture (SFMC), which is an interdisciplinary group of Smithsonian scholars dedicated to the study and appreciation of the myriad aspects of material culture. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; annual reports; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; proposals; brochures; quarterly meeting announcements, schedules, and participant information; clippings; audiotape recordings of select meetings; articles; and awards information. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting program activities of the Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture (SFMC), which is an interdisciplinary group of Smithsonian scholars dedicated to the study and appreciation of the myriad aspects of material culture. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; annual reports; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; proposals; brochures; quarterly meeting announcements, schedules, and participant information; audiotape recordings of select meetings; clippings; articles; and awards information. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-024, Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture, Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

Meeting Topics and Proposals, 2009

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Steering Committee: Documents and Correspondence, 1994-2008

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Steering Committee: Meeting Agendas and Minutes, 2000-2008

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Steering Committee: Meeting Correspondence, 2004-2009

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Administrative Officer: Documents and Correspondence, 1992-2009

Box 1 of 2

Annual Reports, 1999-2007

Box 1 of 2

Special Act Awards (Cynthia Hoover and Amy Henderson), 1994

Box 1 of 2

Award for Distinguished Service (Cynthia Hoover), 2008

Box 1 of 2

Yale/Smithsonian Institution Material Culture Seminar, 1989-1993

Box 1 of 2

Yale-Smithsonian Seminars on Material Culture, 1988-1997 (Accession 16-135)

Box 1 of 2

Forum on Material Culture Dinner Meetings - History and Chronology, 1988-2003 (Accession 16-135)

Box 1 of 2

Material Culture Bibliography: Selected Classics, Quirks and New Works (Accession 16-135)

Box 1 of 2

Collections-Based Research Program Awards, 1994-1999 (Accession 16-135)

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"Garden in Culture" Program, 1995

Box 1 of 2

"Clothing as Art Object" Program, 1996

Box 1 of 2

"Buried Treasure: Issues of Preservation and Access" Program, 1996

Box 1 of 2

"Valuing the Smithsonian" Program, 1996

Box 1 of 2

"Dinner with Secretary Henry" Program, 1996

Box 1 of 2

"Jade" Program, 1997

Box 1 of 2

"Athletic Footwear" Program, 1997

Box 1 of 2

"Captured Water" Program, 1997

Box 1 of 2

"Book as Object" Program, 1997

Box 1 of 2

"Weddings" Program, 1998

Box 1 of 2

"Visual Humor" Program, 1998

Box 1 of 2

"United States Imperialism" Program, 1998

Box 1 of 2

"Defining Cultural Property" Program, 1999

Box 1 of 2

"Things at this Mythsonian" Program, 1999

Box 1 of 2

"Good as Gold" Program, 1999

Box 1 of 2

"Chocolate: Its Mystery and History" Program, 1999

Box 1 of 2

"Extremes of Beauty" Program, 1999

Box 1 of 2

"Imaging Exhibitions" Program, 2000

Box 1 of 2

"Exploration and Cultures in Contact" Program, 2000

Box 1 of 2

"Piano 300" Program, 2000

Box 1 of 2

"Collections-Based Research" Program, 2001

Box 1 of 2

"Smithsonian Institution Responses to 9/11" Program, 2001

Box 1 of 2

"Exhibiting Houses" Program, 2002

Box 1 of 2

"Silk: Material and meaning" Program, 2002

Box 1 of 2

"Skin Deep" Program, 2002

Box 1 of 2

"Gazing at the Heavens" Program, 2002

Box 1 of 2

"Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture: 15th Anniversary" Program, 2003

Box 1 of 2

"Celluloid Illusions" Program, 2003

Box 1 of 2

"Cultural Heritage Preservation in Iraq" Program, 2003

Box 1 of 2

"Seminal Objects" Program, 2004

Box 1 of 2

"Faux Fever" Program, 2004

Box 1 of 2

"Folklife Festival 2004" Program, 2004

Box 1 of 2

"Baseball as America" Program, 2004

Box 1 of 2

"Election Collection" Program, 2004

Box 1 of 2

"The Stradivarious Violin" Program, 2005

Box 1 of 2

"Folklife Festival 2005" Program, 2005

Box 1 of 2

"Visual Music" Program, 2005

Box 1 of 2

"Remembrance of Things: Museums and Memory" Program, 2005

Box 1 of 2

"Native American Gifts to the Smithsonian" Program, 2005

Box 1 of 2

"Big/small" Program, 2006

Box 1 of 2

"Tea" Program, 2006

Box 1 of 2

"Hope Diamond" Program, 2006

Box 1 of 2

"New Media and Museums" Program, 2007

Box 1 of 2

"Hurricane Katrina" Program, 2007

Box 1 of 2

"Folklife Festival 2007" Program, 2007

Box 1 of 2

"Dress as Identity" Program, 2007

Box 1 of 2

"The Lost Material World of James Smithson" Program, 2008

Box 1 of 2

"Smithsonian Forum on Material Culture: 20th Anniversary" Program, 2008

Box 1 of 2

"Folklife Festival 2008" Program, 2008

Box 1 of 2

"Collecting Popular Culture" Program, 2009

Box 1 of 2

"Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship" Program, 2009

Box 1 of 2

"Folklife Festival 2009" Program 2009

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Forum on Material Culture Program at the Hirshhorn Museum Ring Auditorium Program, 2009 (includes electronic records)

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Forum on Material Culture Program at the Hirshhorn Museum Ring Auditorium, 2009 (includes 3 MiniDV tapes)

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"Hurricane Katrina" Program, 2007 (includes 3 MiniDV tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture Program at the Baird Auditorium, 2007 (includes MiniDV tape)

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Forum on Material Culture Meeting, 2000 (includes cassette tape)

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Forum on Material Culture Meeting, 2001 (includes cassette tape)

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Forum on Material Culture: Information Age, 2002 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture at the Baird Auditorium, 2002 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture at the National Museum of American History, 2003 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture: "Material World" Dinner Event, 2003 (includes cassette tape)

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Forum on Material Culture at the Baird Auditorium, 2004 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture at the Hirshhorn Museum Ring Auditorium, 2004 (includes cassette tape)

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Forum on Material Culture at the National Museum of American History, 2005 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Box 2

Forum on Material Culture: Information Age, 2005 (includes cassette tape)

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Forum on Material Culture at the National Museum of the American Indian, 2005 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture at the National Museum of African Art, 2006 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture at the Baird Auditorium, 2006 (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Forum on Material Culture, undated (includes 2 cassette tapes)

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Program Information, 2008-2009

Box 2 of 2

Budget Summaries, 2002-2009

Box 2 of 2

Carol Bogash Correspondence, 2000

Box 2 of 2

Press Releases, c. 1995-1997

Box 2 of 2