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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-065

Smithsonian American Art Museum. Exhibitions Office

Accreditation Files, 2005-2008, 2011

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian American Art Museum. Exhibitions Office
Title: Accreditation Files
Dates: 2005-2008, 2011
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 17-065
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of accreditation files of the Exhibitions Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and include a self-study questionnaire and other documentation submitted to the American Association of Museums (AAM) for reaccreditation of SAAM. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, collecting plans, bylaws, organizational charts, forms, floor plans, publications, staff information, and other related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of accreditation files of the Exhibitions Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and include a self-study questionnaire and other documentation submitted to the American Association of Museums (AAM) for reaccreditation of SAAM. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, collecting plans, bylaws, organizational charts, forms, floor plans, publications, staff information, and other related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 11/25/2008 memorandum, Toda to Lee; 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 17-065, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Exhibitions Office, Accreditation Files

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Container List

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AAM correspondence, 2006, 2011

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AAM Visiting Committee, July 2008

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AAM Accreditation Award and related documents, December 2008

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Accreditation Self-Study Questionnaire, 2007 (2 folders)

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Accreditation Attachment 1 - SAAM Institutional Code of Ethics, Approved June 2005

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Accreditation Attachment 2 - Museum Mission Statement, Approved March 2007

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Accreditation Attachment 3 - Museum Vision Statements, Approved March 2007

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Accreditation Attachment 4 - Institutional Plan, Approved March 2007

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Accreditation Attachment 5 - Goal Assessment Tools

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Accreditation Attachment 6 - Enabling Legislation

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Accreditation Attachment 7 - Bylaws of the Board of Regents, 2004

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Accreditation Attachment 8 - IRS Letter Regarding tax-exempt status, 2006

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Accreditation Attachment 9 - Resolution of Permanence Passed by Parent Organization

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Accreditation Attachment 10 - Documentation of Operational Relationships, August 2007

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Accreditation Attachment 11 - Members of the Governing Authority

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Accreditation Attachment 12 - Governance Manual Table of Contents

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Accreditation Attachment 13 - Evidence of Delegation of Authority to the Museum Director

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Accreditation Attachment 14 - Organizational Charts

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Accreditation Attachment 15 - By-laws of the SAAM Board of Commissioners, January 2006

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Accreditation Attachment 16 - Resumes for Principal Professional and Administrative Staff Positions, cross section of 39 staff

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Accreditation Attachment 17 - Position Descriptions for Principal Professional and Administrative Staff Positions, cross section of 39 staff [On Site in Administration Office]

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Accreditation Attachment 18 - Staffing levels

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Accreditation Attachment 19 - Personnel Policies Manual [On Site in Administration Office]

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Accreditation Attachment 20 - Volunteer Manuals

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Accreditation Attachment 21 - Management Agreement for Collections Cared for by the Museum - Not applicable

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Accreditation Attachment 22 - Collections Plan, Approved Draft July 2007

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Accreditation Attachment 23 - Collections Management Policy, Approved Draft August 2007

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Accreditation Attachment 24 - Collections Documentation Records Set

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Accreditation Attachment 25 - Deaccession Form

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Accreditation Attachment 26 - Outgoing Loan Agreement Forms

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Accreditation Attachment 27 - Incoming Loan Agreement Forms

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Accreditation Attachment 28 - Condition Reports

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Accreditation Attachment 29 - Conservation Plan - Not applicable

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Accreditation Attachment 30 - Interpretive Plan

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Accreditation Attachment 31 - Museum's Exhibits for Three Years

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Accreditation Attachment 33 - Museum's Publications for Three Years

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Accreditation Attachment 34 - Museum's Original Research for Three Years

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Accreditation Attachment 35 - Current Museum Program Calendar

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Accreditation Attachment 36A-C - Promotional Materials, Education Programs, Museum Publications or Non-Print Media

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Accreditation Attachment 37 - Fiscal 2007 Budget

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Accreditation Attachment 38 - Financial Statements for FY 2005 and FY 2006

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Accreditation Attachment 39 - Investment Policy

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Accreditation Attachment 40 - Annual Reports for Three Years [empty]

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Accreditation Attachment 41 - Membership Materials

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Accreditation Attachment 42/43 - Individual Donor Support Policy, Business Support Policy

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Accreditation Attachment 44 - Floor plans

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Accreditation Attachment 45 - Facilities Reports

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Accreditation Attachment 46 - Disaster Management Plans, July 2007 [empty]

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Accreditation Attachment 47A-D - Images of Collections, Images of Exhibits, Images of Public Programs, Images of Facilities

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