SIA Acc. 20-005, Smithsonian Consortia, Program Records, 2010-2015

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Summary

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.

Subject

  • Delaney, Michelle Anne
  • Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation
  • Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefield (Exhibition) (2012-2013: Washington, D.C.)

Notes

  • Folder List in accession file.
  • Electronic 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

  • 2010
  • 2010-2015
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 9/28/2018 memorandum, Yowell to Delaney/Kirby; Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Photography
  • Public relations
  • Education
  • Committees
  • Museums
  • History
  • Special events
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Photography--History
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum curators

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA Acc. 20-005

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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