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3.15 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
National Mall (Washington, D.C.)
These records consist of correspondence between Secretary Robert McC. Adams and various leaders of the United States Congress on matters such as funding for the establishment
of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), the repatriation of Native American Indian artifacts at the National Mall, acquisition of the United States Customs House
in New York City for its conversion to a museum, and constructing new facilities for the National Air and Space Museum near Dulles International Airport. There are also copies
of the Secretary's testimony before congressional committees; memoranda between the Secretary and Mark W. Rodgers, Director, Office of Government Relations; memoranda and
notes between the Director and his staff, Senior Government Relations Officers, Pablita Abeyta and A. Bradley Mims; and correspondence between the Secretary and Richard West,
Director, National Museum of the American Indian.
Other records include posters and a map showing historical territories of Native Americans, national historical landmarks and parks in the United States, brochures, and
newspaper and magazine articles.