SIA Acc. 15-205, Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Cultural Heritage Policy Records, 1999-2015

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This accession consists of approximately 48,000 email messages of James Counts Early, Cultural Heritage Policy Director, 1995-2015. These records document Early's role in developing and influencing multiculturalism and cultural heritage policy at the Smithsonian Institution as well as nationally and internationally. They pertain to meetings, travel, professional activities, dialogues, policy developments, committees, events, and other activities. Emails are sparse prior to the mid-2000s. Materials are in electronic format.


Early, James Counts


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  • 1999
  • 1999-2015

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Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2031. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Transferring office; 4/16/2015 memorandum, Wright to Adams; Contact reference staff for details


  • Cultural pluralism
  • Education
  • Multicultural education
  • Cultural relations
  • Museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museums--Administration


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

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SIA Acc. 15-205

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