SIA Acc. 19-083, Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for Museums, Education, and Research/Provost, Subject Files, 1994-2018

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Summary

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard Kurin during his tenures as Acting Director for National Programs, 2004-2007; Acting Under Secretary for History and Culture, 2007-2008; Acting Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2008-2009; Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, 2009-2015; Acting Under Secretary for Museums, Education, and Research/Provost, 2015-2017; and Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large within the Office of the Secretary, 2017- . Records in this accession document the development and administration of Smithsonian Institution museums, programs, and budget. Materials include reports, planning documents, correspondence, memoranda, statistics, budget documents, meeting materials, and related materials. Some materials were created by Kurin's predecessors in similar positions or by Kurin during his tenure as Director of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, 1990-2007.

Creator

Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for Museums, Education, and Research/Provost

Subject

  • Kurin, Richard 1950-
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for History and Culture
  • Smithsonian Institution Director for National Programs
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
  • Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary

Notes

  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1994
  • 1994-2018

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 10/24/2016 memorandum, Milhoan to Niedner; Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Budget process
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 19-083

Physical description

4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)