Correspondence and Memoranda, 2012-2018

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This accession consists of the email account of John Grey, director of the National Museum of American History, documenting his administration of the museum and professional activities. The account consists of approximately 95,683 messages and covers the time period from May 2012 to December 2013, and then June 2014 to June 2018. The correspondence pertains to personnel management, budget summaries, agreements, meetings, fundraising, reports, proposals, strategic planning, collections management, exhibitions, loans, research grants, public relations, professional societies, lectures, committees, symposia, special events, tours, surveys, training, awards, and gifts. Materials are in electronic format.


Grey, John


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


  • 2012
  • 2012-2018

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 6/16/2021 memorandum, Johnstone to File; Contact reference staff for details


  • Loans
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Meetings
  • Committees
  • Strategic planning
  • Employees
  • Historical museums
  • Museums
  • History
  • Professional associations
  • Training
  • Museum buildings
  • Museum finance
  • Public relations
  • Budget process
  • Awards
  • Personnel management
  • Research grants
  • Gifts
  • Smithsonian buildings
  • Fund raising
  • Special events
  • Contracts
  • Museum directors
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Museums--Employees
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museums--Administration


United States


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 21-065

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