Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Program Records, 2010-2015
This accession consists of the records of Michelle Anne Delaney, Consortia Director, which document her activities in developing and participating in Smithsonian Civil War 150 anniversary projects such as educational programs, tours, special events, publications, and media initiatives that explore the unique Civil War collections held at the Smithsonian Institution, as well as the social, cultural, and technological impact of the war, and the history of the Institution during the conflict. The records also document the planning, development and production of the exhibition "Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefield," in which Delaney was co-curator, and the Smithsonian's interest in acquiring a collection of Civil War-era photographs from the Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; schedules; committee information; brochures; exhibition scripts, object lists, design concepts, and agreements; press releases; and other supporting documentation.
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 9/28/2018 memorandum, Yowell to Delaney/Kirby; 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.
- Delaney, Michelle Anne
- Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation
- Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefield (Exhibition) (2012-2013: Washington, D.C.)
- Museums -- Educational aspects
- Museums -- Public relations
- Museums -- Collection management
- Photography -- History
- Museum exhibits
- Museum curators
- Special events
- United States -- History $y Civil War, 1861-1865
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-005, Smithsonian Consortia, Program Records