National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Cultural History Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Community Life Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Social History Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Textiles Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History Search this
14.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
1893, 1915, 1945-2018
Series Level Description
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Chronologic and unarranged
Consists of records documenting curatorial activities in the Division of Home and Community Life, with earlier material dating back to its predecessors the Department of Social and Cultural History, the Division of Cultural History, the Division of Community Life, the Division of Social History, the Division of Textiles, and the Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; ethnicity and religion projects and research; the design, funding, manufacture, delivery, installation, and maintenance of artifacts; information about research grants, committees, and symposiums; news releases; reports; dissertation; agreements; budget summaries; proposals; meeting agendas and minutes; mission statements; newsletters; photopgrahs and slides; questionnaires and evaluations; policies and guidelines; brochures; clippings; published exhibition catalogs, articles, and book reviews; lecture papers; images and drawings; and awards information. Some materials are in electronic format. Curators represented in these records include David H. Shayt, Richard E. Ahlborn, Rita J. Adrosko, Grace Rogers Cooper, Katherine Dirks, Claudia Brush Kidwell, Ellen Roney Hughes, Anne Wood Murray, and William Yeingst.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520