For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
This accession consists of records pertaining to Director W. Richard West's interactions with Smithsonian Institution units, general meetings, and events. Of particular interest is West's work on the study and creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, committee minutes, reports, invitations, brochures, and newsletters.
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