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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-331

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Correspondence, 1979-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1979-2010
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-331
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence created or maintained by Johnnetta B. Cole, Director 2009- . The records consist of correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, corporations, foundations, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Materials also include clippings, brochures, photographs, negatives, slides, and audiovisual materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Records dating before Cole's tenure were created by previous museum directors Warren M. Robbins, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, 2003-2008.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence created or maintained by Johnnetta B. Cole, Director 2009- . The records consist of correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, corporations, foundations, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Materials also include clippings, brochures, photographs, negatives, slides, and audiovisual materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Records dating before Cole's tenure were created by previous museum directors Warren M. Robbins, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, 2003-2008.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2026. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Transferring office; 10/22/2003 memorandum, Johnstone to Laffoon; 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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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-331, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Correspondence

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Container List

Box 1

A, 2008-2010

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Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), 1992, 2001, 2009

Box 1 of 2

AAMD - Roslyn Walker, 1998-2000

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Angola, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Benin, 1981, 1987-1995, 2007

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Djibouti, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Kenya, 1990-2009

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Morocco, 1993-1994, 2001-2003

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Nigeria, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Senegal, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Africa - Zimbabwe, 1983, 1993-1996, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Aitken Charitable Trust (Endowment Grant, 1987), 1987-1993, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Alonge, Chief S. O. (Photography Collection), 2008

Box 1 of 2

Angelou, Maya, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Arman, Armand, 1986-2005

Box 1 of 2

ArtTable, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Art Newspaper, 2007

Box 1 of 2

Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc., 2009

Box 1 of 2

B, 2003, 2007-2010

Box 1 of 2

Banks, Patricia, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Beander, Alvah, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Bernstein, Alison, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Black Entertainment Television (BET), 1997, 1999, 2010

Box 1 of 2

Bingham, Herman, 2009 (includes DVD)

Box 1 of 2

Blackman, Toni, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Bohlen, Robert M., 2004, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Brill, Mrs. William J., 2005

Box 1 of 2

Broun, Elizabeth, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Bulger, Peggy, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Bunch, Lonnie, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 2

Burrell-Jones, LeShawn, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 2

C, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Carson, Johnnie, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Casselle, Edward J., 1998-2008

Box 1 of 2

Clyman, Sidney and Bernice, 1986-2006

Box 1 of 2

Constituency for Africa, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Corporation - Daimler/Chrysler, 2000-2002

Box 1 of 2

Corporation - Coca-Cola Company, 2003-2009

Box 1 of 2

Corporation - De Beers, 2007-2009

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Corporation - Eastman Kodak Company, 2002, 2009

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Cosby, Doctors Bill and Camille, 2009

Box 1 of 2

D, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 2

Dimon, Jamie, 2010

Box 1 of 2

Dowd, Ki Ki, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Drewal, Henry John, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Development Resources, Inc., 2005-2006 (2 folders)

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DuBois Barnett, Amy

Box 1 of 2

Early, James, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 2

Essamba, Angele Etoundi, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Essaydi, Lalla, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 2

Eyo, Dr. Ekpo, 1980-2008

Box 1 of 2

F, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 2

Fazio International, 2000-2004

Box 1 of 2

Folger, Nancy "Bitsy," 2009

Box 1 of 2

Foundation - Ford Motor Company Fund, 2003, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 2

Foundation - Kress Foundation, 1999-2000, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Franklin, John, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Franklin, Shirley, 2009

Box 1 of 2

G, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 2

Goodman, Elaine, 2008

Box 1 of 2

H, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Donald, 2000, 2002, 2010

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Hersey, Mr. and Mrs. Irwin, 1983, 1986, 2000-2010

Box 1 of 2

Hirshhorn, Olga, 1985-2009

Box 1 of 2

J, 2007-2010

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Jackson, Maurice, 2009

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Jacobs, Madeleine, 2009

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Jegede, Dr. Dele, 2009

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Jordan, Vernon, 2001-2006

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K, 2009

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Kaplan, Flora, 1986-1991, 2000-2009

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Box 2

Keita, Dr. Shomarka, 2009

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Kenney, Jerome and Carol, 1999-2004

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Kirchbaum, Rollyn, 1981-1983

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Krislov, Marvin, 2009

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Kuhn, Dr. Robert, 1985-1988

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L, 2009-2010

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LaTeef, Nelda, 2009

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Lawal, Kase, 2009

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Lindsay, Arturo, 2009

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LuSane, Noelle, 2009

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M, 2001-2010

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Maisela, Max, 2004-2008

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Malcolm, Doctors Daniel and Marian, 1985-2008

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Mlotshwa, Sithabile, 2009

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Museums - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 1983-2009

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Museums - Musee du quai Branly, 2004-2006

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Museums - Museum of African Art, New York City, 1985-2004

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Museums - University of California, Los Angeles, Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1983-2008

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N, 2009

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Nooter, Nancy, 1979-2008

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O, 2008-2010

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Obama, President Barak, 2004-2009

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Odita, Okechukwu, 2009

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Okeke-Agulu, Chika, 2009

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Onianwah, Chinazor, 2009

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Ottenberg, Simon, 1990-2003 (2 folders)

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P, 2009

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Patton, Sharon, 2008-2009

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R, 2007-2010

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Raby, Julian, 2009

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Reese, Margie, 2009

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Robbins, Warren, 1993, 2009

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Robinson, James A., 2009

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Ross, Doran, 2009

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Ruffins, Faith Davis, 2009

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S, 2007-2010

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Seligman, Tom, 2007

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Shapiro Endowment, 2007-2009

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Smock, David, 2009

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State Department, 1992, 2004-2010

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Steele, Dr. Robert E., 2002-2009

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Stokes, Deborah and Jeffrey Hammer, 1986-2009

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T, 2009-2010

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Thomson, Carol, 2009

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Tolbert, Margaret, 2009

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Turner, Unique, 2009

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Uoechukwu, Obiora, 2009

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V, 2009

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W, 2002-2010

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Wagner, Dr. Bernard M., 2003-2009

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Weiss, Cora, 2008-2009

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Whitehead, Tony, 2009

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White House, 2005-2009 (includes DVD)

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Winfrey, Oprah, 2007-2010

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X, Y, Z, 2007

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