SIA Acc. 16-094, National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of the Director, Correspondence, 1999-2012

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This accession consists of the email account of Marc Pachter, Director, and include approximately 58,407 messages documenting the administration of the museum, its programs, projects, acquisitions, and exhibitions. Also included is correspondence from the time period before Pachter was director, after his retirement in 2007, and from when he was Acting Director of the National Museum of American History from 2011-2012. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Pachter, Marc
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of the Director


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  • 1999
  • 1999-2012

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  • Public relations
  • Museums
  • Museum directors
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Public relations


  • Electronic records
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic mail

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SIA Acc. 16-094

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