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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-105

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Board of Trustees Files, 2010-2017

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Board of Trustees Files
Dates: 2010-2017
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 18-105
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) Advisory Board meetings and its members during the tenure of Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. The board began in 1979 as the Commission of the Museum of African Art when the Smithsonian Institution first acquired the museum. With the name change of the museum in 1981, the group became the Commission of the National Museum of African Art. By 2002, the name was officially changed to the National Museum of African Art Board. Topics covered include strategic plans, financial reports, conservation data, collections, programs, meetings, public relations, and governance. Materials include minutes, proposals, correspondence, reports, memoranda, brochures, news clippings, bylaws, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) Advisory Board meetings and its members during the tenure of Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. The board began in 1979 as the Commission of the Museum of African Art when the Smithsonian Institution first acquired the museum. With the name change of the museum in 1981, the group became the Commission of the National Museum of African Art. By 2002, the name was officially changed to the National Museum of African Art Board. Topics covered include strategic plans, financial reports, conservation data, collections, programs, meetings, public relations, and governance. Materials include minutes, proposals, correspondence, reports, memoranda, brochures, news clippings, bylaws, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033; Transferring office; 7/25/2012 memorandum, Yowell to Berry; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-105, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Board of Trustees Files

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Container List

Box 1

Advisory Board Meeting - November 2010

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Advisory Board Meeting - November 2011 (2 folders)

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Advisory Board Meeting - November 2013 (2 folders)

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Advisory Board Meeting - May 2014 (2 folders)

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Advisory Board Meeting - May 2015 (2 folders)

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Advisory Board Meeting - May 2016 (2 folders)

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Advisory Board Meeting - October 2016 (2 folders)

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Advisory Board Meeting - June 2017 (2 folders)

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