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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-316

Anacostia Community Museum. Office of the Director

Subject Files, 1978, 1986, 1990-2016

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Anacostia Community Museum. Office of the Director
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1978, 1986, 1990-2016
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-316
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the Anacostia Community Museum (ACM), previously known as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), 1967-1987, the Anacostia Museum, 1987-1995, and the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, 1995-2006, during the tenures of directors Steven Cameron Newsome, 1991-2004, and Camille Giraud Akeju, 2005-2016. Earlier files were created by the museum's founding director, John Kinard, 1967-1989. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; meeting agendas, minutes, and notes; budget files; architectural drawings; event calendars; pamphlets and brochures; exhibition catalogs; special events materials; strategic planning documents; clippings; grant files; images; and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the Anacostia Community Museum (ACM), previously known as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), 1967-1987, the Anacostia Museum, 1987-1995, and the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, 1995-2006, during the tenures of directors Steven Cameron Newsome, 1991-2004, and Camille Giraud Akeju, 2005-2016. Earlier files were created by the museum's founding director, John Kinard, 1967-1989. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; meeting agendas, minutes, and notes; budget files; architectural drawings; event calendars; pamphlets and brochures; exhibition catalogs; special events materials; strategic planning documents; clippings; grant files; images; and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2032; Transferring office; 8/11/2017 memorandum, Milhoan to Morris; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-316, Anacostia Community Museum. Office of the Director, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

"Reclaiming Midwives: Pillars of Community Support," Exhibition Brochure, 2005

Box 1 of 5

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance, 2001-2003

Box 1 of 5

Staff Bios, 2008

Box 1 of 5

"12 Years that Rocked Washington," 10 percent Concept Design, April 6, 2015

Box 1 of 5

"All the Stories are True: African American Writers Speak," 2004

Box 1 of 5

District of Columbia (D.C.) Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative, 2014

Box 1 of 5

Equatorial Guinea Fellowship Proposal, undated

Box 1 of 5

Secretary's Collaborative Spirit Award Nomination, 2012

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Institution Docent Exchange, 2014

Box 1 of 5

Humanities Advocacy Coalition Meeting, 2011

Box 1 of 5

Education Retreat, February 13, 2012

Box 1 of 5

First and Second Quarter Regents Report, FY 2014

Box 1 of 5

First Quarter Report, FY 2015

Box 1 of 5

Second Quarter Report, FY 2015

Box 1 of 5

Dennis Haysbert Humanitarian Foundation, 2013

Box 1 of 5

Space Revitalization, 2012

Box 1 of 5

Meeting Agendas and Notes, 2013-2015

Box 1 of 5

Summer Soiree, Advisory Board Fundraiser, June 6, 2014

Box 1 of 5

Call and Response: Creativity and Community, "Exercise Your Mynd," Objects List, undated

Box 1 of 5

Exhibition Talking Points, June 10, 2007

Box 1 of 5

Director's Advisory Council, 2009-2011

Box 1 of 5

Strategic Plan, FY 2009-FY 2013

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Directive 600 (SD 600), Collecting Unit Directors Meeting, March 2, 2016

Box 1 of 5

Strategic Planning Management Committee, 2009-2011

Box 1 of 5

Strategic Planning Management Committee, 2012-2013

Box 1 of 5

American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting, 2015

Box 1 of 5

Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Directors Meetings, 2007-2009

Box 1 of 5

Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Directors Meetings, 2010-2015 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Staff and Board Retreat, 2015

Box 1 of 5

Education Schedule, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 5

Weekly Meetings, 2010-2013

Box 1 of 5

All-staff Meetings, 2013-2016

Box 1 of 5

Anacostia Community Museum and the Department of the Interior, Agreement, 2016

Box 1 of 5

Budget, FY 2013-FY 2014

Box 1 of 5

Weekly Program Reports, 2006-2009

Box 1 of 5

Regents Reports, 2005-2014

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Year End Reports, FY 2009

Box 2 of 5

National Board Meeting, January 28, 2009

Box 2 of 5

All Directors Meetings, 2005-2006

Box 2 of 5

Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations (OFEO), 2006-2012 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

OFEO, 2013

Box 2 of 5

OFEO, 2014

Box 2 of 5

OFEO, 2015-2016

Box 2 of 5

Facilities, Five Year Planning FY 2014-FY 2018, 2012-2013

Box 2 of 5

1058503, Lighting Upgrade, 35 Percent Design Development, 2011

Box 2 of 5

Concept Design, Revitalization Concept Study, April 2015

Box 2 of 5

Concept Design, Revitalization Concept Study, Final Submission, August 14, 2015

Box 2 of 5

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) System Replacement Feasibility Study, 2015

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Institution Libraries Meeting, February 12, 2015

Box 2 of 5

National Park Service Meeting, September 8, 2014

Box 2 of 5

0958501, Exterior Wall Insulation, Study Report, July 2, 2010

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Smithsonian Gospel Music Project, March 6, 2009

Box 3 of 5

Strategic Planning Documents, 2006-2012 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 5

Museum Day Working Group, 2015

Box 3 of 5

Brochures, 2014-2016

Box 3 of 5

Program, FY 2013

Box 3 of 5

Weekly Reports, 2009-2015

Box 3 of 5

African Presence in Mexico, 2007-2010

Box 3 of 5

Development Luncheon, 2010

Box 3 of 5

Design Committee Meeting, February 29, 2012

Box 3 of 5

Collections Committee, 2012

Box 3 of 5

Curatorial Committee, 2012-2014

Box 3 of 5

Communications Committee, 2011-2014

Box 3 of 5

Clippings, undated

Box 3 of 5

Meeting Agendas, 2006

Box 3 of 5

Meeting Agendas, 2007

Box 3 of 5

Meeting Agendas, 2008

Box 3 of 5

Meeting Agendas, 2009

Box 3 of 5

Meeting Agendas, 2010

Box 3 of 5

Meeting Agendas, 2011-2013

Box 3 of 5

Budget Call, FY 2012-FY 2013

Box 3 of 5

Trust Budget, FY 2013

Box 3 of 5

Federal Budget, FY 2012

Box 3 of 5

Budget Reductions, FY 2009-FY 2010

Box 3 of 5

Budget, FY 2010-FY 2011

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Financial Operations, FY 2011-FY 2012

Box 4 of 5

Budget Call, FY 2009

Box 4 of 5

Calendar of Events, January 2006-January 2011

Box 4 of 5

Calendar of Events, February 2011-September 2016

Box 4 of 5

Connecting the Worlds of the African Diaspora: The Living Legacy of Lorenzo Dow Turner, Symposium, 2010

Box 4 of 5

Martin Luther King, Jr. Program, 2004-2006, 2008, 2011-2015 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 5

"Learning Together: Museums and Cities of Culture for All," Conference, 2014-2015

Box 4 of 5

"East of the River: Continuity and Change," 2007

Box 4 of 5

40th Anniversary Gala, September 13, 2007 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 5

42nd Anniversary Luncheon, September 15, 2009 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 5

44th Anniversary Luncheon, September 15, 2011

Box 4 of 5

46th Anniversary Luncheon, September 13, 2013

Box 4 of 5

Clippings, 2007-2009, 2014

Box 4 of 5

Memorial Booklets, 2006, 2011

Box 4 of 5

"How the Civil War Changed Washington," February 2-October 18, 2015

Box 4 of 5

"Youth Programs for Teens and 'Tweens' 1967 to the Present," musee du quai Branly, February 25-26, 2010

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Folklife Festival, 2012

Box 4 of 5

"Precious Memories: A Basic Guide to Collecting Family History," 2002

Box 4 of 5

Career Day at the Anacostia Community Museum, 2010

Box 4 of 5

Mardi Gras Family Day, February 2, 2010

Box 4 of 5

Campaign Steering Committee Meeting, November 6, 2013

Box 4 of 5

Advisory Board and Staff Retreat, 2011

Box 4 of 5

Brochures, 2001-2016 (4 folders)

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Box 5

Correspondence, 2006-2011 (2 folders)

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Images, undated

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Correspondence, 1996-2005

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Board of Directors, 1978, 1986, 1990-1993

Box 5 of 5

Anacostia Museum Building, 1991-1993, 1997-2001

Box 5 of 5

Report to the Community, FY 1995-FY 1996

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Advisory Board Meeting Minutes, 2006-2011

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Steven Newsome, Biographical Notes, 2002, undated

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Advisory Board Participation, 2000-2002

Box 5 of 5

Lilly Endowment Grant, 1997-1998

Box 5 of 5

"Black Churches and Political Leadership in the New Millennium," April 19-21, 2001

Box 5 of 5

Correspondence, 1997-2000

Box 5 of 5

1058503, Anacostia Community Museum Light (ACM) Upgrade, 35 percent Submission, 2011

Box 5 of 5

Concept Design, Revitalization Concept Study, Appendix A, April 2015

Box 5 of 5

Docent Luncheon Images, December 7, 2013 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

National Safety Month, 2007 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Zora Neale Hurston, American Life/Rural South, TRT: 5:36, 2009 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5