SIA Acc. 19-012, Smithsonian Institution Office of Advancement, Director's Records, 2001-2004, 2006-2009, 2011-2017

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This accession consists of the email account of Virginia B. Clark, Director of External Affairs, 2002-2010, and Assistant Secretary for Advancement, 2010-2017, which documents her administrative activities as well as Smithsonian-wide development initiatives, including the Smithsonian's first-ever National Campaign, to raise financial support for the Institution. The account consists of approximately 213,982 email messages including correspondence pertaining to personnel management; fundraising; budget planning; meetings and agendas; policies; contracts and agreements; proposals; reports; special events; intellectual property; corporate sponsorship; surveys; presentations at conferences, symposiums, and workshops; grants; fellowships; public relations; committees; exhibitions; Smithsonian memberships; investments; awards; gifts; tours; and audits. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Clark, Virginia B
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of External Affairs


For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



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  • 2001
  • 2001-2017
  • 2001-2004, 2006-2009, 2011-2017

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  • Congresses and conventions
  • Committees
  • Tours
  • Museums
  • Auditing
  • Museum finance
  • Public relations
  • Corporate sponsorship
  • Awards
  • Personnel management
  • Intellectual property
  • Research grants
  • Gifts
  • Fund raising
  • Special events
  • Contracts
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Museum exhibits


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

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SIA Acc. 19-012

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