Director's Records, 1996-2017

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Consists of records documenting the Director's work with Smithsonian Affiliates located across the United States, as well as their work on Affiliations programs and educational resources. Director's include J. Michael Carrigan, 1999-2002; and Harold A. Closter, 2004-2017. Some materials date from before the creation of the office. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, speeches, recommendations, reports, agreements, invitations, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Closter, Harold A
  • Carrigan, J. Michael


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1996
  • 1996-2017

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Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Education
  • Museum outreach programs
  • Museums
  • Museums and community
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museums--Collection management


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts
  • Electronic records
  • Electronic mail

Local number

SIA RS01844

Physical description

2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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