National Museum of American History. Office of the Director. Senior Scholar Search this
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
This accession consists of records that document collections development planning at the National Museum of American History as well as across museums at the Smithsonian
Institution. The records were created and maintained by James B. Gardner during his tenure at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), first as the Associate Director
for History, Department of History; and then as the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, Office of Curatorial Affairs; and lastly as Senior Scholar, Office of the Director.
The materials cover a collections planning colloquium organized by NMAH and the American Association of Museums, collections planning efforts at NMAH, and a Smithsonian-wide
collections planning symposium. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, collecting plans, presentations, and other related materials.