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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-148

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies

Symposia and Seminars Records, 1984-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Title: Symposia and Seminars Records
Dates: 1984-1999
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-148
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the work of John Whittington Franklin in the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS). Franklin was a Program Specialist in OIS from 1987-1992 and as such was responsible for planning lectures, symposia, and other public programs for OIS. Franklin also served as the Chair for Asian Pacific American Heritage Committee as well as was involved with the West African Research Association and the creation of the West African Research Center. Some of the materials date from when Franklin was no longer a part of OIS and was a Program Specialist at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, programs, notes, invitations, brochures, newsletters, images, clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the work of John Whittington Franklin in the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS). Franklin was a Program Specialist in OIS from 1987-1992 and as such was responsible for planning lectures, symposia, and other public programs for OIS. Franklin also served as the Chair for Asian Pacific American Heritage Committee as well as was involved with the West African Research Association and the creation of the West African Research Center. Some of the materials date from when Franklin was no longer a part of OIS and was a Program Specialist at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, programs, notes, invitations, brochures, newsletters, images, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-148, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, Symposia and Seminars Records

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Container List

Box 1

General, 1988

Box 1 of 3

General, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 3

General, 1989 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

General, 1990

Box 1 of 3

General, 1991

Box 1 of 3

General, 1992

Box 1 of 3

South Africa, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 3

Afro-American and the Evolution of a Living Constitution, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Afro-Americans programs and research files, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 3

American Indian Theatre Company, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Communications Council, 1988

Box 1 of 3

"Cultures in Motion: Diversity in Mass Media" program - On the Air (National Portrait Gallery exhibition), 1988

Box 1 of 3

Caribbean Dance Theater: A Lecture-Demonstration, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Commemoration, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Cultural diversity, 1988-1991 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Institution (SI) Cultural Diversity Symposium, 1988

Box 1 of 3

SI Symposium Papers Afro-Americans and the Evolution of a Living Constitution, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Washington, D.C. / Dakar sister cities, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 3

Washington, D.C. / Dakar sister cities, 1990

Box 1 of 3

African Philosophy Conference, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Black History Month, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Budgetary, 1989-1992

Box 2 of 3

Dakar Art Opening, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Elma Stuckey, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Filmfest DC, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Ghana Project, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Ghana Slave Trade Project, 1989

Box 2 of 3

"The Rights of Man and Scientific Progress" symposium, 1989

Box 2 of 3

"The Rights of Man and Scientific Progress" symposium planning, 1988-1989 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 3

"The Rights of Man and Scientific Progress" symposium, Speakers program, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service - Martin Luther King, Jr. A Committed Life exhibition, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Office Museum Programs - Minority Award Review Committee, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Congressional Cultural Diversity Report and Equal Opportunity Correspondence/Response, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Planning for MLK Celebration, 1989

Box 2 of 3

MLK Holiday Celebration, 1989

Box 2 of 3

Planning Advisory Group, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 3

Goree Memorial - Correspondence, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 3

Gullah/Bunce Island Project, 1989-1992

Box 2 of 3

Black History Month Observance, 1990

Box 2 of 3

Senegal Fieldwork, 1990

Box 2 of 3

Senegalese Presidential Luncheon 1990

Box 2 of 3

African American Media Advisory Committee, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian Cultural Education Committee, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Education Policies and Issues, 1992

Box 2 of 3

Asian Pacific Heritage, 1984-1987

Box 2 of 3

Asian Pacific Heritage, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Asian Pacific Heritage, 1989 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Asian Pacific Heritage, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Celebrate Science on the Mall, 1998 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Anacostia Museum - John Kinard memorial, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Anacostia Museum - Jim Mayo retirement and memorial, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 3

National Museum of American Art - Patrick Morelli donation, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Council of American Overseas Research, 1989

Box 3 of 3

West African Research Association (WARA), 1988-1989 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

WARA - African-American Institute, 1988-1989

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1989-1991

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1992-1993

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1994-1995 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1996-1997 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1998

Box 3 of 3

WARA, 1999

Box 3 of 3