Administrative Records, 2015-2019

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This accession consists of the email account of David J. Skorton, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, which documents his work in regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. The account consists of approximately 90,868 and covers the time period of March 2015, and then June 2015 to June 2019. The correspondence pertains to personnel management; budget; meetings; strategic planning; reports; conferences, symposiums, committees, and workshops; lectures; collections management; policies and guidelines; agreements; professional collaborations; litigation; audits; briefings; proposals; surveys; publications; training; awards; and gifts. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Skorton, David J
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Smithsonian Institution Administration


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 2015
  • 2015-2019

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2035. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 6/15/2021 memorandum, Johnstone to File; Contact reference staff for details


  • Congresses and conventions
  • Meetings
  • Litigation
  • Committees
  • Strategic planning
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Auditing
  • Museum buildings
  • Professional associations
  • Training
  • Museum finance
  • Public relations
  • Budget process
  • Awards
  • Personnel management
  • Gifts
  • Smithsonian buildings
  • Fund raising
  • Special events
  • Contracts
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museums--Employees
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museum publications
  • Museum exhibits
  • Research


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 21-064

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