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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-231

Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies

150th Anniversary Program Records, 1987-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
Title: 150th Anniversary Program Records
Dates: 1987-1997
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-231
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary Program, including the 150th Anniversary Party on the National Mall. These materials were created by Dr. Richard Kurin, Acting Director, 1987-1990, and Director, 1990-2009, of the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991. Dr. Kurin served as the executive producer of the program. Materials include files regarding the America's Smithsonian traveling exhibition, as well as correspondence and memoranda; meeting agendas and notes; performance agreements and contracts; site maps and drawings; production and program schedules; budget files; brochures; picture postcards; audiotapes; videotapes; black-and-white and color photographs; sheet music; press releases; questionnaires; and other related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary Program, including the 150th Anniversary Party on the National Mall. These materials were created by Dr. Richard Kurin, Acting Director, 1987-1990, and Director, 1990-2009, of the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991. Dr. Kurin served as the executive producer of the program. Materials include files regarding the America's Smithsonian traveling exhibition, as well as correspondence and memoranda; meeting agendas and notes; performance agreements and contracts; site maps and drawings; production and program schedules; budget files; brochures; picture postcards; audiotapes; videotapes; black-and-white and color photographs; sheet music; press releases; questionnaires; and other related materials.

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Access Restriction

Box 2 contains permanently restricted materials, see finding aid. Transferring office; 5/26/2017 memorandum, Milhoan to Adams/Procopenko; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-231, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 150th Anniversary Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Robert White, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Junkanoo Leaders Association, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Lakota Sioux Dance Theater, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Raymond Wong's Chinese Lion Dancers, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

"It's Public Knowledge," Correspondence, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Robert Aubry Davis, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Participant Coordinator Meeting Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

American Indian Dance Theatre, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

150th Anniversary Site Map, undated

Box 1 of 5

Stage Specifications, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Production Schedules and Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Walk Through Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Terry Lynn Carrington, Performance Agreement, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Memoranda, 1996

Box 1 of 5

"Smithsonian Fanfare," Sheet Music, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Program Outlines, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Pavilion Setup Technical Guidelines, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Electronic Birthday Greeting Proposal, undated

Box 1 of 5

Site Drawings, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Memoranda and Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Fireworks, Production Correspondence, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Participant List and Memoranda, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Load-in Production Timeline Draft, 1996

Box 1 of 5

National Park Service (NPS), Memoranda and Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Video Production Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

National Museum of American Indian (NMAI), Proposal, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Vendor Information, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Talent Riders, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 5

Tent Configuration, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Production Documents, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Budget, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Lighting Specifications, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Electrical Specifications, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Performance Scripts and Jumbotron Packages, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Performer Photographs and Biographies, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Audiocassettes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Plan of Events and Agendas, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Signage and Banners, Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Interpretation and Accessibility, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Brochure Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Institution (SI) Unit Questionnaires, 1996

Box 1 of 5

SI Unit Pavilion Schedules, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Pavilion Coordinators Meetings, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Production Meeting Notes, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Staff Lists, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL), Correspondence, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), Correspondence, 1996

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

National Museum of American Art/Renwick Gallery, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Portrait Gallery, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Office of Exhibits Central, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (CFPCS), Children's Program, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Office of the Physical Plant, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Office of International Relations, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Archives of American Art, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Horticulture Services Division, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Zoological Park (NZP), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Museum of American History (NMAH), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Anacostia Community Museum, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

National Postal Museum (NPM), Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Office of Latino Affairs, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Office of Information Technology, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Zenetou, Artemis, Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 5

Children's Programming, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Festival Participant Questionnaires and Technical Requirements, 1996 [RESTRICTED]

Box 2 of 5

Performance Agreements, 1996 (8 folders) [RESTRICTED]

Box 2 of 5

Talent Update Meeting Notes, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Junkanoo Leaders Association, Correspondence, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Talent Rosters, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Production Schedules, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Kurin, Richard, "America on the National Mall," undated

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1996

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Memoranda, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Accessibility Documents, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Brochure Design Files, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Budget Files, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Corporate Partnerships, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Emergency Procedures, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Credentials Lists, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Site Design, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Kids' Stuff Schedule, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Maps, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Museum Pavilions, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Meeting Notes, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Opening Ceremonies, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Museum Program Files, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Publicity Files and Clippings, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Rain Plan, undated

Box 3 of 5

Schedule of Events, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 5

Signs and Banners, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Memoranda, 1989-1996

Box 3 of 5

CARE, Correspondence, 1995

Box 3 of 5

Commission on the Future, Correspondence, 1996

Box 3 of 5

SI Community Committee, Correspondence, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 5

Corporate Partners/Logos, Correspondence, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 5

George Washington University, Correspondence, 1993-1997

Box 3 of 5

Program Committee, Meeting Minutes, 1993-1997

Box 3 of 5

Program Committee, Memoranda, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 5

Marketing Committee, Memoranda, 1993-1996

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Latino Programs, Memoranda, 1995-1996

Box 4 of 5

"Museums in the New Millennium," Symposium, September 6-7, 1997

Box 4 of 5

Pembroke College, Correspondence, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Publicity and Press Releases, 1995-1996

Box 4 of 5

Music Production Notes, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Memoranda, Correspondence, and Meeting Notes, 1993 (5 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Drawings, Brochures, and Postcards, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Parking, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Performers, Correspondence, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Personnel, Notes, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Plan of Events and Schedules, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Publicity Files, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Timeline, undated

Box 4 of 5

Correspondence, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Memoranda, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Museum Pavilions, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Fanfare Sheet Music, 1996

Box 4 of 5

National Park Service, Permit and Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 4 of 5

Opening Ceremonies, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Corporate Partners, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Design, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Electronic Birthday Card, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Fireworks and Flyover, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Guest Services, Inc., Correspondence and Memoranda, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Indoor Vendors, 1996

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

"Museums in the New Millennium," Symposium, September 6-7, 1997

Box 5 of 5

Museum Calendars, 1994-1995

Box 5 of 5

Program Committee, Scholarly Leadership, 1994

Box 5 of 5

Program Committee, Scholarly Leadership, 1995

Box 5 of 5

Program Committee, Scholarly Leadership, 1996

Box 5 of 5

Program Committee, Young Collectors, 1994-1996

Box 5 of 5

Memoranda, Correspondence, and Meeting Notes, 1987-1993

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Minutes, 1994

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Memoranda and Miscellaneous, 1993-1994

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Minutes, 1995

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Memoranda and Miscellaneous, 1995

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Castle Bell/Clock, 1995-1996

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Commemorative Coins and Stamp, 1995-1996

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Minutes, 1996

Box 5 of 5

"The Smithsonian's America," Traveling Exhibition, Proposal, 1994

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Memoranda and Miscellaneous, 1995-1996 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Steering Committee, Memoranda and Miscellaneous, 1997

Box 5 of 5

"Its Public Knowledge," Lecture, Memoranda, 1996

Box 5 of 5

Site Maps, 1996

Box 5 of 5

Videocassettes, undated

Box 5 of 5

Agenda and Budgets, 1996

Box 5 of 5

Brochures and Badges, 1996

Box 5 of 5

Committee Lists, 1996

Box 5 of 5

Publicity Report, September 18, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Budget, 1996

Box 5 of 5

"Discover the American Family," Discover Card, Program Report, 1996

Box 5 of 5