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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-038

Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)

Director's Records, 2001-2017

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)
Title: Director's Records
Dates: 2001-2017
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 18-038
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Harold A. Closter, Director, 2003-2017. Smithsonian Affiliations was created in 1999 as a national outreach initiative of the Smithsonian. It establishes long-term collaborative relationships with communities across the country. These partnerships allow the Institution to share is collections, programming, and expertise more widely with local museums and educational organizations. The records document Closter's work with the various Smithsonian Affiliates located across the United States, as well as his work on Affiliations programs and educational resources. Some materials date to when the J. Michael Carrigan was director, 1999-2002. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, speeches, recommendations, reports, agreements, invitations, and clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Harold A. Closter, Director, 2004-2017. Smithsonian Affiliations was created in 1999 as a national outreach initiative of the Smithsonian. It establishes long-term collaborative relationships with communities across the country. These partnerships allow the Institution to share is collections, programming, and expertise more widely with local museums and educational organizations.

The records document Closter's work with the various Smithsonian Affiliates located across the United States, as well as his work on Affiliations programs and educational resources. Some materials date to when the J. Michael Carrigan was director, 1999-2002. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, speeches, recommendations, reports, agreements, invitations, and clippings.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033; Transferring office; 11/13/2017 memorandum, Toda to Wimberly; 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 18-038, Smithsonian Affiliations (Program), Director's Records

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Container List

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Chronological Files

Chronological file, 2004 (2 folders)

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Chronological file, 2005

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Chronological file, 2006 (2 folders)

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Chronological file, 2007 (2 folders)

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Chronological file, 2008 (2 folders)

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Chronological file, 2009 (2 folders)

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Chronological file, 2010 (2 folders)

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Chronological file, 2011 (2 folders)

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Chronological file, 2012 (2 folders)

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Box 2

Chronological file, 2013

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Chronological file, 2014-2016 (3 folders)

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Chronological file, 2016-2017

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National Conference

Program, 2003

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Program, 2004

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Program, 2005

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Program, 2006

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Program, 2007

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Program, 2008

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Program, 2009

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Program, 2010

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Program, 2011

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Program, 2012

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Program, 2013

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Program, 2014

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Program, 2015

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Program, 2016

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Reports/Surveys/Projects

The Affiliation Program: Results of a Survey of Affiliates Conducted May/June, 2001

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Smithsonian Affiliations Strategic Analysis, July 22, 2004

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Draft - Strategic Plan for Smithsonian Affiliations: Cultural Alliance Initiative: Volume II - Program Analysis, 2004

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Affiliate Satisfaction with Smithsonian Affiliations: Results from the Fall 2011 Survey, December 2011

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Early Learning in Museums: A Review of Literature, January 2012

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Affiliate Recruitment Strategy, March 2012

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Smithsonian Affiliations - Annual summary, 2012

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Considerations on the Establishment of Smithsonian Affiliate Partnerships Outside of the United States - Harold A. Closter, January 7, 2013

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Considerations on the Establishment of Smithsonian Affiliate Partnerships with Film Presenting Organizations - Harold A. Closter, January 7, 2013

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National Youth Summit on the Dust Bowl - Final report, March 30, 2013

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Smithsonian Immigration/Migration Initiative Feasibility Study, March 2013

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Evaluation report for project: Academia de Profesionales de Museos para el Siglo XXI, August 2013

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Demographic Data of Cities with Museums Affiliated to the Smithsonian Institution, December 3, 2013

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Box 3

EdLab and the International Museum of Art and Science workshop - Summary report, 2013

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Feasibility Study: Smithsonian Institutions' Our American Journey project, 2013

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Smithsonian Affiliate Membership and Fundraising study, 2013

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Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference - Statistics and session evaluations, 2013

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Smithsonian Affiliations/Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS)/National Museum of American History survey - Education outreach efforts to immigrant/migrant/ethnic communities, 2013

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Strategic Online Communications: Recommendations, Strategies and User Survey, 2013

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Youth Capture the Colorful Cosmos (YCCC) program - Final report, 2013-2014

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Highlights from the exhibit Titanoboa: Monster Snake, University of Nebraska State Museum, February 22, 2014 to September 7, 2014

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Evaluation for the Young Historians, Living Histories Project, June 27, 2014

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Early Childhood Summit - Denver Art Museum, October 23-24, 2014

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STEM Semantic Survey: Partial Results from the Q?rius Evaluation, December 2014

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National Forum on Latino Partnerships and the Smithsonian - Final Report, 2014

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National Museum of Natural History and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory - Distance Learning Exoplanets Virtual Field Trip, 2014

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Smithsonian Enterprises survey analysis, 2014

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Smithsonian's Let's Do History Tour - A. James Clark Excellence in History Teaching Program - Tour Stop: Seattle, Washington - Session report, 2014

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Social Media in the Museum Field, 2014

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Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference - Statistics and session evaluations, 2014

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Smithsonian Affiliations survey, 2014

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Smithsonian Music - Front End Audience Research Study, 2014

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21st Century Museum Leadership Seminar 2014 - Survey results

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Universidad del Turabo Museum Professionals Academy for the 21st Century - Final performance report, 2015

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21st Century Museum Leadership Seminar 2015 - Survey results

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Youth Civic Engagement Program and Youth Summit, 2016

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"I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American History," Young Historians, Living Histories Curriculum and Resource Guide, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

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General

Affiliate directory, 2001

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Presentation - "East Meets West: Museum Collaborations in a Shrinking World - The Smithsonian's America in Japan: A Case Study" - Association of Midwest Museums Conference, November 5, 2003

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Brochures

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Smithsonian Campaign materials

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