Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Director's Administrative Records, 1969, 1982-2006, 2011
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, and the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-1999, during the tenure of Richard Kurin. Kurin served as the Deputy Director, 1985-1987; Acting Director, 1987-1990; and Director, 1990-2009. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; photographs; budget files; clippings; reports; meeting agendas, minutes, and notes; and other related materials. Also included within the accession are two books written by Dr. Kurin and a scrapbook primarily consisting of postcards and related correspondence. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 9/14/2015 Memo, Wright to Bell/Adams; 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.
- Kurin, Richard, 1950-
- Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Picture postcards
- Digital versatile discs
- Electronic records
- Color photographs
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-133, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Director's Administrative Records