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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-025

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture

Subject Files, 1988-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1988-2010
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 14-025
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture (OUSHAC). Prior to April 14, 2008, the functions of OUSHAC were carried out by the Office of the Under Secretary for History and Culture and the Office of the Under Secretary for Art. The majority of records were created by Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2009- ; Acting Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2008-2009; Acting Under Secretary for History and Culture, 2007-2008; and Acting Director for National Programs, 2004-2007. Earlier records were inherited from his predecessors in similar positions. Topics documented include administration, governance, planning, special programs, major exhibitions, and external affairs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, agreements, budget materials, policies, planning documents, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture (OUSHAC). Prior to April 14, 2008, the functions of OUSHAC were carried out by the Office of the Under Secretary for History and Culture and the Office of the Under Secretary for Art. The majority of records were created by Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2009- ; Acting Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2008-2009; Acting Under Secretary for History and Culture, 2007-2008; and Acting Director for National Programs, 2004-2007. Earlier records were inherited from his predecessors in similar positions. Topics documented include administration, governance, planning, special programs, major exhibitions, and external affairs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, agreements, budget materials, policies, planning documents, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 10/23/2013 memorandum, Wright to Burrell-Jones; 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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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-025, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Anacostia Community Museum (ACM) - Relocation Plan, 2001

Box 1 of 1

Anacostia Museum and Center of African American History and Culture - Chronology, 2004

Box 1 of 1

Asian Pacific American Program (APAP) - Final Report and Recommendations of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Advisory Group, 1998

Box 1 of 1

APAP - Planning Meeting, March 15, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) Advisory Council, 2008

Box 1 of 1

CFCH - Festival Visitor Count Sheet, 1990-2010

Box 1 of 1

CFCH - Gospel Music Project, 2009

Box 1 of 1

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM) - Target Corporation, 2009

Box 1 of 1

National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) - Design Competition, 2006

Box 1 of 1

NMAAHC - The Museum, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence - External, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 1

Flickr Project, 2008

Box 1 of 1

Goals, FY 2008

Box 1 of 1

History and Culture Committee, 2007

Box 1 of 1

History and Culture Researchers, 2007

Box 1 of 1

National Museum of American History (NMAH) - Kenneth Behring, 2007

Box 1 of 1

NMAH Exhibition - America on the Move, 2001-2003

Box 1 of 1

NMAH Exhibition - Price of Freedom, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 1

NMAH - Jazz Appreciation Month, 2008

Box 1 of 1

NMAH - Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission, 2002

Box 1 of 1

NMAH - Star Spangled Banner, 2007

Box 1 of 1

National Portrait Gallery (NPG) - Chair Resignation, 2009

Box 1 of 1

National Postal Museum (NPM) - Operating Agreement, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Reynolds Center, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Study of the Organization and Management of NPG/Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM)/Archives of American Art (AAA), February 2001

Box 1 of 1

Communications/Office of Public Affairs (OPA) - Annual Report, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Cristian Samper Fellowship Endowment, 2008

Box 1 of 1

Education Policy, 1992

Box 1 of 1

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - Tenancy Agreement for Pennsy Drive, 2010

Box 1 of 1

National Mall Plan, 2009

Box 1 of 1

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) - Indigenous Remains, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 1

Museum Support Center, 1988

Box 1 of 1

Office of Policy and Analysis (OP&A) - Customer Satisfaction Survey (Office of Human Resources), November 2002

Box 1 of 1

OP&A - Education Survey, October 2002

Box 1 of 1

OP&A - General, 2001

Box 1 of 1

OP&A - Smithsonian Advisory Boards, January 2002

Box 1 of 1

Policy - Spending, 2008

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Business Ventures (SBV) - Smithsonian Student Travel, 2006-2007

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship Program, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Books, 2009

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Connections, 2007-2010

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Connections Committee - 21st Century Museum Initiative, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Networks - General, 2008

Box 1 of 1

Storage and Access, 1995

Box 1 of 1

Student Travel, 2008

Box 1 of 1

Titanoboa, 2009

Box 1 of 1