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Creator::
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director. Senior Scholar  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
2002-2010
Descriptive Entry:
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.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-288, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director. Senior Scholar, Collections Planning Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-288
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Collections Planning Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-288