Series 1 - General Administration Files

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General Administration Files

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1

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  • 1970 - ca. 2013 (Creation)

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172.3 cm of textual records
4 stamps
2 contact sheets : b&w.
1 photograph : b&w.
1 slide : col.

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Series consists of correspondence and memoranda, minutes, reports, contracts and agreements, handwritten notations, draft copies, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, and other textual and graphic records related to the general administration of the museum and the administrative activities and responsibilities of the Director. Includes records related to museum policies and procedures and their development, the planning of museum activities and goals, the evaluation and accountability of the museum, including files containing museum annual report information and files regarding reviews of the museum, records regarding contracts and agreements made by the museum, and records related to various museum committees. The series also includes records related to the administration of the museum in general, including files regarding the early history of the museum, executive committee and staff meetings and memoranda, as well as files of correspondence and minutes of meetings relating to communications and involvement with the Dean of Arts and the President’s Office.

The series is divided into the following subseries:

A. General Files 1971-2009

B. Policies and Procedures Files 1975-1998

C. Planning Files 1976-2009

D. Accountability and Evaluation Files 1974-ca. 2013

E. Contracts and Agreements Files 1976-1993

F. Committees Files 1970-2009

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Records relating to the nature of the museum director position are located in ‘A day in the life of a museum director : [ANTH 431 talk]’ file (9-G-10) in Subseries F: Talks-Related Files of Series #9: Teaching/Training and Research Files.

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Created May 2018 by Alexandra Alisauskas

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