Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Director's Records, 1986-1997, 2001-2017
This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) administrative and professional activities during the tenures of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Patricia L. Fiske, Acting Director, 1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008; and Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. Topics covered include diversity, fundraisers, exhibitions, events, memorials, lectures, strategic plans, and NMAfA productivity. Materials include correspondence, notes, lectures, photographs, memoranda, project records, invitations, brochures, reports, news clippings, and related material.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033; Transferring office; 3/30/2017 memorandum, Yowell to Holmes; 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.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-109, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Director's Records