Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
150th Anniversary Program Records, 1987-1997
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.
Box 2 contains permanently restricted materials, see finding aid. Transferring office; 5/26/2017 memorandum, Milhoan to Adams/Procopenko; 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. Office of Folklife Programs
- Smithsonian Institution. 150th Anniversary Program
- Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.)
- America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition) (1996-1998)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Picture postcards
- Black-and-white photographs
- Color photographs
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-231, Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 150th Anniversary Program Records