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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-247

National Museum of American History. Archives Center

Chair Records, 1988-2013

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Archives Center
Title: Chair Records
Dates: 1988-2013
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 14-247
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Deborra A. Richardson, Chair and Curator, and documents her work managing the Archives Center's programs, acquisitions, staff, and practices. The Scurlock Studio Records are documented in this accession as well. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, newsletters, policy manuals, notebooks, grant records, presentations, reports, collections management records, brochures, newsletters, images, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Deborra A. Richardson, Chair and Curator, and documents her work managing the Archives Center's programs, acquisitions, staff, and practices. The Scurlock Studio Records are documented in this accession as well. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, newsletters, policy manuals, notebooks, grant records, presentations, reports, collections management records, brochures, newsletters, images, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 07/18/2014 memorandum, Toda to Richardson; 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 14-247, National Museum of American History. Archives Center, Chair Records

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Container List

Box 1

Administration

Staff handbook, 1988-2003 (2 folders) (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 2

Howard University intern program, 1991

Box 1 of 2

Ellington Advisory Board, 1992-1994

Box 1 of 2

Orientation handbook, 1995

Box 1 of 2

Orientation handbook, 1996

Box 1 of 2

Orientation handbook, 1998

Box 1 of 2

Orientation handbook, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Orientation handbook, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Civil Liberties Public Education Fund - Grant Proposal - The Coram Nobis Papers, 1998

Box 1 of 2

AC goals, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Report on the Programs of the Archives Center (AC), National Museum of American History (NMAH), August 24, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Collections management, 2000

Box 1 of 2

AC Retreat, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Notebooks, 2001, 2007-2013 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

AC policy manual outline, 2004

Box 1 of 2

Policy - Food, 2004

Box 1 of 2

Staff thoughts on priorities for AC, 2004-2010

Box 1 of 2

John Fleckner's remarks at Marlboro luncheon, February 5, 2005

Box 1 of 2

AC administration, 2005

Box 1 of 2

Staff meetings, 2005-2007

Box 1 of 2

Staff meetings, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Staff meetings, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Staff meetings, 2010

Box 1 of 2

Staff meetings, 2011

Box 1 of 2

Staff meetings, 2012

Box 1 of 2

Staff meetings, 2013

Box 1 of 2

AC processing meeting, 2005, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 2

Department of History - Strategic planning, 2005

Box 1 of 2

AC website redesign - Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee grant proposal, 2006

Box 1 of 2

AC environment, 2006

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian On Demand, 2006

Box 1 of 2

J & J Lubrano - Ellington manuscripts, 2006

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions, 2007

Box 1 of 2

Strategic planning for AC - 10 things, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Donating collections to AC, 2008

Box 1 of 2

AC regroup, October 2008

Box 1 of 2

Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) - Chairs, 2008

Box 1 of 2

OCA meetings, 2009

Box 1 of 2

OCA meetings, 2010

Box 1 of 2

OCA meetings, 2011

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

OCA meetings, 2012 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

OCA meetings, 2013

Box 2 of 2

AC administration, 2008-2009

Box 2 of 2

Collections management and analysis, December 2009

Box 2 of 2

AC staff list, August 19, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Strategic planning, 2009

Box 2 of 2

AC goals, September 2010

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Leadership Development Program, 2010

Box 2 of 2

Impact on AC of losing back storage room, 2010

Box 2 of 2

AC display case schedule, 2010

Box 2 of 2

Jazz Appreciation Month - Cathy Hughes, 2010

Box 2 of 2

I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection processing, 2010

Box 2 of 2

Steinway - June 2011 meeting

Box 2 of 2

Strategic planning, 2011

Box 2 of 2

Collections planning, 2011

Box 2 of 2

New director, 2011

Box 2 of 2

Committee on Exhibitions and Programs (CEP) - Exhibitions program review, 2011

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition - Confederate Sheet Music, March 2012

Box 2 of 2

AC and SI offsite memo, May 23, 2012

Box 2 of 2

Arena Stage - World AIDS/HIV conference, 2012

Box 2 of 2

AC and social media, 2012

Box 2 of 2

Exploring mission/vision/values - AC goals, 2013

Box 2 of 2

Visioning AC, 2013

Box 2 of 2

Grants - Plans, 2013

Box 2 of 2

DC Africana Archives Project (DCAAP) - Proposal, 2013

Box 2 of 2

National Museum of American History (NMAH) - Jazz 5-Year Strategic Planning, 2013

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock Photographic Studio Records

Scurlock - Collection history, 1995-2007

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Preliminary preservation plan, 1996

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - General information, 2000-2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock Photographic Studio Records - National Park Service grant, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Grant proposal - Save America's Treasures, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Save America's Treasures - Final report, 2008

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock project handbook, 2005, 2008

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Collecting, 2007

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Four Rivers Heritage Awards, 2007

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock Collection - Administration and outreach, 2007-2008

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Big Read DC, 2008

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - National Archives and Records Administration presentation, 2008

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Grant proposals, 2008-2010

Box 2 of 2

"The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise" - Exhibition public programming, 2007-2008

Box 2 of 2

"The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise," exhibition opening, 2009

Box 2 of 2

"The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise" - Exhibition brochure, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Outreach - Preserving scrapbooks, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Outreach - Senior centers, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock negative rehousing project, 2009-2011

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock Studio rehousing and cataloging project request for funding

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock and Flickr, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Freezer project, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Thank you's, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Outreach presentation kit, 2009

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Fund raising, 2010

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock grant proposal - Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee, 2010

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Negro League Legends Hall of Fame, 2010

Box 2 of 2

Scurlock - Book proposal, 2011

Box 2 of 2

Volunteers

Volunteer appreciation, 1996-1999

Box 2 of 2

Volunteer appreciation day, 1997

Box 2 of 2

The Pathfinder - AC newsletter, 1997-2001

Box 2 of 2

Volunteer - Seiko Green, 2000

Box 2 of 2

Volunteer appreciation day, 2000

Box 2 of 2

AC volunteers and new space, 2004

Box 2 of 2

Images - Celebration in honor of AC volunteers, September 14, 2012

Box 2 of 2

Presentations

Presentation - "Three Ladies of Song, Visual Virtuosity: Celebrating African American Music," 2001

Box 2 of 2

Presentation on Treasures at the Museum, November 1, 2011

Box 2 of 2

Delta Kappa Gamma Presentation, May 2013

Box 2 of 2