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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-257

Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Director's Administrative Records, 1989-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Title: Director's Administrative Records
Dates: 1989-2009
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-257
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 9/14/2015 memo, Wright to Bell/Adams/Strickland; 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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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-257, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Director's Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

Retreat, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Reorganization, 2004-2009

Box 1 of 2

Organizational Charts, 1997-2004

Box 1 of 2

Rights and Permissions, 1997-2003

Box 1 of 2

Women's Committee, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Special Event Policy, 1995

Box 1 of 2

Strategic Plan, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 2

Employee Survey

Box 1 of 2

Folkways Survey, 1996

Box 1 of 2

Victor Building - Specifications, 2000-2005

Box 1 of 2

Victor Building - Move, 2000-2003

Box 1 of 2

Collections Information System Information Resource Management (CIS IRM) Pool, 2003-2008

Box 1 of 2

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) Information - Library of Congress

Box 1 of 2

L'Enfant Plaza and Office - Floor Plans

Box 1 of 2

Library of Congress Projects, 1996-2008

Box 1 of 2

Management Meetings, 1998-2004

Box 1 of 2

Media, 1996-2001

Box 1 of 2

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) Power Point Presentation

Box 1 of 2

Publications - Carla Borden, 2004-2008

Box 1 of 2

Research Pool Equipment and Opportunities, 2005-2009

Box 1 of 2

Activities Reports, 1993-1995

Box 1 of 2

Administrative Functions and Operations, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 2

Aesthetics Committee, 2001-2006

Box 1 of 2

Audits, 1995-1997

Box 1 of 2

Brochures

Box 1 of 2

Advisory Council Bylaws, 2007

Box 1 of 2

Capital Gallery - Space Planning, 2006

Box 1 of 2

Capital Gallery - Punch List, 2006-2008

Box 1 of 2

CFCH General Information

Box 1 of 2

CFCH Goals, 2008

Box 1 of 2

CFCH Charter, 2005

Box 1 of 2

CFCH Committees, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 2

Exhibit Guidelines, 2003-2008

Box 1 of 2

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Festival Program and Conventions, 2006

Box 1 of 2

UNESCO Conference, 1998-2006

Box 1 of 2

Vietnam Projects (Mekong Lifeways), 1998-2004

Box 1 of 2

Virginia Folklife, 1995

Box 1 of 2

Westminster Talk, 1998

Box 1 of 2

White House Exhibit and Conference, 2000-2008

Box 1 of 2

World Bank, 1998-2002

Box 1 of 2

World War II Reunion, 2004

Box 1 of 2

Region One Contract, 2001-2004

Box 1 of 2

Save America's Treasures Grant, 2000-2002

Box 1 of 2

Scholarly Studies Program, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Thai Manuscript, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Nancy Sweezy - Mint Museum, 2005-2009

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

State Department, 2000-2003

Box 2 of 2

Star Spangled Banner National Celebration Concept Proposal, 2004

Box 2 of 2

Sound Sessions, 2002-2007

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Networks, 2007-2009

Box 2 of 2

Noll/Ludianuk, Borysenko, 1989-1992

Box 2 of 2

Dauenhauer, 1991-1995

Box 2 of 2

Ruth Thomasian - Armenia/UNESCO, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Sweezy - Armenia, 1992

Box 2 of 2

Slolsin/Zemtosovsky, 1991-1994

Box 2 of 2

Russia/Ukraine Proposal, 1995

Box 2 of 2

Soviet Exchange, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 2

Soviet-International Exchange Grant, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Soviet Funding Exchange, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 2

United Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) Trip Correspondence, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 2

Agreement between Smithsonian Institution and USSR Ministry of Culture

Box 2 of 2

Moscow Trip, 1998

Box 2 of 2

Festival of American Folklife Evaluations/Reports, 1998

Box 2 of 2

Festival of American Folklife - New Hampshire Post-festival/Evaluations, 1999

Box 2 of 2

Richard Kennedy Resume

Box 2 of 2