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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-083

Museum Computer Network

Records, 1979, 1986-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Museum Computer Network
Title: Records
Dates: 1979, 1986-2006
Quantity: 4.69 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 13-083
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the administration, programs, conferences, and publications of the Museum Computer Network (MCN). Presidents represented in the collection include Sam Quigley, 2003-2005, and Marla Misunas, 2005-2007. Subject covered include conferences, programs, committees, MCN chapters, strategic planning, membership, budgets, grants, website redesign, workshops, and board member meetings. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, minutes, board materials, reports, grant proposals and applications, manuals, brochures, audiotapes, and issues of Spectra. Some materials are in French and some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the administration, programs, conferences, and publications of the Museum Computer Network (MCN). Presidents represented in the collection include Sam Quigley, 2003-2005, and Marla Misunas, 2005-2007. Subject covered include conferences, programs, committees, MCN chapters, strategic planning, membership, budgets, grants, website redesign, workshops, and board member meetings. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, minutes, board materials, reports, grant proposals and applications, manuals, and issues of Spectra. Some materials are in French and some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-083, Museum Computer Network, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Board of Directors - Administrative records, 2005-2007

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 1990-1998 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 1999

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 2000 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 2002

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 2003

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Meeting minutes, 2005

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Information manual, November 2004

Box 1 of 5

Board of Directors - Reports, 1999, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Board strategic planning retreat - Washington, D.C., November 18, 1995

Box 1 of 5

Strategic plan 1997-1998

Box 1 of 5

By-laws, 1979, 1997, 2004

Box 1 of 5

MCN President - Sam Quigley files, 2005 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 5

MCN President - Marla Misunas files, 2006-2007 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 5

MCN background information, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 5

MCN - General information, 2005

Box 1 of 5

MCN membership information brochure, 1992, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Membership reports, 1993-1997

Box 1 of 5

Membership renewal history, 1993-1995

Box 1 of 5

Membership directories, 1995-1997

Box 1 of 5

Membership directory, 1997-1998 (Accession 17-098)

Box 1 of 5

Membership survey, 2002

Box 1 of 5

Prospective membership correspondence

Box 1 of 5

Chapters, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 5

Charter for regional chapters, 2004

Box 1 of 5

International Special Interest Groups (SIG), 2004-2006

Box 1 of 5

MCN Japan SIG, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

MCN Taiwan Chapter, 2005-2007

Box 2 of 5

MCN Taiwan Chapter Conference - International Conference of National Digital Archives Program (NDAP), 2007

Box 2 of 5

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) collaboration, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Website redesign, 2005

Box 2 of 5

Former website files - April 28, 2006 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 5

Computer Interchange of Museum Information (CIMI) - Standards Framework, May 1993

Box 2 of 5

CIMI - General, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 5

CIMI - Grant - Project CHIO: Cultural Heritage Information Online, 1994

Box 2 of 5

Planning for Museum Automation - Teacher's Guide - John Perkins, 1993

Box 2 of 5

Planning for Museum Automation - Student Workbook Guide - John Perkins, 1993

Box 2 of 5

Planning for Museum Automation - Overhead master for reproduction - John Perkins, 1993

Box 2 of 5

MCN publicity/press, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 5

Common Agendas Meeting - American Association of Museums (AAM), The Getty Information Institute, and MCN, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Conference planning manual, 1997

Box 2 of 5

Conference planning manual - 2nd edition, 1998

Box 2 of 5

MCN Annual Conference - Conference transcript - Chicago, Illinois, 1989

Box 2 of 5

MCN Annual Conference - Santa Monica, California, November 6-9, 1991

Box 2 of 5

MCN Annual Conference - Seattle, Washington, November 3-6, 1993

Box 2 of 5

Multimedia Computing and Museums - Selected Papers from the Third International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums (ICHIM)/MCN Annual Conference - San Diego, California, October 9-13, 1995

Box 2 of 5

MCN Annual Conference - Tape recordings - San Diego, California, October 9-13, 1995 (Folders 1-3 of 4)

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

MCN Annual Conference - Tape recordings - San Diego, California, October 9-13, 1995 (Folder 4 of 4)

Box 3 of 5

MCN Annual Conference - Ottawa, Canada, October 30-November 2, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

MCN Annual Conference - Tape recordings - Ottawa, Canada, October 30-November 2, 1996 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 5

MCN Annual Conference - Tape recordings - St. Louis, Missouri, October 15-18, 1997 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 5

MCN 27th Annual Conference - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 27-30, 1999

Box 3 of 5

MCN 28th Annual Conference - Museums and Technology: The Name of the Game is Change - Las Vegas, Nevada, September 6-9, 2000

Box 3 of 5

MCN 29th Annual Conference - Real Life: Virtual Experiences, New Connections for Museum Visitors - Cincinnati, Ohio, October 24-27, 2001

Box 3 of 5

MCN 30th Annual Conference - In It for the Long Haul: Technology Programs that go the Distance - Toronto, Canada, September 4-7, 2002

Box 3 of 5

MCN 31st Annual Conference - Las Vegas, Nevada, November 5-8, 2003

Box 3 of 5

MCN 32nd Annual Conference - Great Technology for Collections, Confluence and Community - Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 10-13, 2004

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

MCN 33rd Annual Conference - Digits Fugit! Preserving Knowledge into the Future - Boston, Massachusetts, November 2-5, 2005

Box 4 of 5

MCN 34th Annual Conference - Access to Assets: Return on Investment - Pasadena, California, November 8-11, 2006

Box 4 of 5

MCN 35th Annual Conference - Building Content Building Community: 40 Years of Museum Information and Technology - Chicago, Illinois, November 7-10, 2007

Box 4 of 5

Microcassettes

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - Issue index, 1986-1997

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1987 (Volume 14, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1988 (Volume 15, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1989 (Volume 16, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1990 (Volume 17, numbers 1-3)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1991 (Volume 18, numbers 1-4

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1992 (Volume 19, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1993 (Volume 20, numbers 1-3)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1993/1994 (Volume 21, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1994/1995 (Volume 22, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1995/1996 (Volume 23, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1996/1997 (Volume 24, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1997/1998 (Volume 25, numbers 1-4)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 1999 (Volume 26, issue 2)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 2000 (Volume 27, issues 1-2)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 2001 (Volume 28, issues 1-3)

Box 4 of 5

Spectra - 2002 (Volume 29, issue 1)

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Taiwan Chapter - Ceremonial document

Box 5 of 5