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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-206

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Director's Records, 2009-2015

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Director's Records
Dates: 2009-2015
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 17-206
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created by Johnnetta B. Cole, Director of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), 2009-2017. These records document the functioning of NMAfA, its advisory board, and the museum's relations with the Smithsonian Institution (SI) in general and the African community. Materials include correspondence, budgets, strategic plans, exhibition materials, project records, reports, clippings, and color photographs.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created by Johnnetta B. Cole, Director of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), 2009-2017. These records document the functioning of NMAfA, its advisory board, and the museum's relations with the Smithsonian Institution (SI) in general and the African community. Materials include correspondence, budgets, strategic plans, exhibition materials, project records, reports, clippings, and color photographs.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 3/30/2017 memorandum, Yowell to Holmes; 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 17-206, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Director's Records

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Container List

Box 1

Legal Issues in Museum Administration, 2015

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Folklife Festival, 2013

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Correspondence, 2011

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 2012

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence - Republic of Liberia, 2011-2012

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence - Queen Mothers of Ghana, 2012

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Correspondence - Rosalind Kainyah, 2010

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Correspondence - Republic of Mali, 2011

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Correspondence - Republic of Cape Verde, 2011

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence - First Lady of Gabon, 2011

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South Africa Trip, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Haiti - The Healing Power of Art, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Haiti Exhibition - Expenses, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Haiti - The Healing Power of Art, 2011

Box 1 of 1

Culturama Egypt Exhibition, 2010

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Foreword for Artists in Dialogue, 2011

Box 1 of 1

Hide/Seek Exhibition Controversy, 2010-2011

Box 1 of 1

Seeking Not Hiding, March 18, 2011

Box 1 of 1

National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats), 2010

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NMAfA Stakeholder Survey, 2010

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Director's Reports - NMAfA Advisory Board and Smithsonian Institution (SI) Secretary, 2011

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Correspondence - Alfonzo Garner, 2011

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Intern - Shalonda Hardy, 2011

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NMAfA Strategic Plan, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Security Guards, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Johnnetta Betsch Cole 75th Birthday Fund

Box 1 of 1

Haiti - Cultural Care Package, 2010

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SI Race Initiative, 2011

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Visioning Day Meeting, 2009

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John Pemberton, 2010-2011

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Africa Underground, 2011

Box 1 of 1

Welcome to "Collaboration" Event, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Miami, Florida, Trip - Donna Shalala, 2012

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United States (US) Committee of the Blue Shield, 2011

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Abuja, Nigeria, Trip, 2010

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Association of Art Museum Directors Meeting, 2011

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Grand Challenges Awards, 2010

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Haiti Trip, 2011

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African Studies Association Meeting, 2011

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Haiti Concert, 2011

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Claire Orologas and Diana N'Diaye, 2010

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Visit of First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, 2012

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Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, 2012

Box 1 of 1

NMAfA ABCS Retreat, 2011

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Ford Foundation - Nigeria, 2009

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Haiti - Cultural Recovery and Exhibition, 2010-2011

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Coca-Cola Company Grants, 2010-2011

Box 1 of 1

Community Day, 2012

Box 1 of 1

Honorable Karen Bass, 2012

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Trip, 2010-2012

Box 1 of 1

Visions from the Forest, 2013-2014

Box 1 of 1

US/African Leaders Summit, 2014

Box 1 of 1

Sanaa Circle - Let's Talk Hair, 2012-2013

Box 1 of 1

Michael Owen, 2013

Box 1 of 1

NMAfA Board, January 10, 2014

Box 1 of 1

NMAfA Milestones, FY 2013

Box 1 of 1

Ambassador Moussa-Adamo, Gabon, 2014

Box 1 of 1

Nelson Mandela - South African Artworks on View, 2013

Box 1 of 1

Kenya - Jackson, Santana, 2013

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Folklife Festival - Kenya, 2014

Box 1 of 1

Mayor Vincent Gray, 2014

Box 1 of 1

African Cosmos: Stellar Art, 2012

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NMAfA 50th Anniversary Gala, 2014

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NMAfA 50th Anniversary, 2013-2014

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NMAfA Exhibition Schedule, 2010-2013

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Earth Matters, 2011-2014

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Correspondence - Wayne Clough, 2014

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Burkino Faso, 2012

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Budget, FY 2013

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Budget, FY 2014

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Benin City Visit, 2012

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Roger Ballen - Lines, Marks and Drawings, 2013

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National Portrait Gallery - Maya Angelou, 2014

Box 1 of 1

Maya Angelou Portrait - Guest Lists, 2014

Box 1 of 1

Maya Angelou Portrait - Events, 2013-2014

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence - Maya Angelou, 2013

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Alphadi (Sidahmed Seidnaly), 2014

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Afrofuturismus, 2014

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African Mosaic Messaging Guide

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Ambassador Battle, 2014

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