Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Director's Administrative Records, 1989-2009
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and its predecessors, the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1992-2000) and the Office of Folklife Programs (1978-1991). The files were created and maintained by Richard S. Kennedy, Deputy Director, 1994-2009, and Acting Director, 2007-2009. Some files date to his tenure as Curator, 1988-1994. Topics include strategic planning, facilities, funding, policies, and special projects. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting materials, policies, planning documents, reports, presentations, proposals, organizational charts, floor plans, brochures, clippings, and related materials.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 9/14/2015 memo, Wright to Bell/Adams/Strickland; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Kennedy, Richard S.
- Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-257, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Director's Administrative Records