The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Smithsonian Institution. Archives
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Capital Gallery Building
600 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, District of Columbia
Email: [email protected]
Repository URL: http://siarchives.si.edu/
Repository code: dsiai
Repository description (extant): The Smithsonian Institution Archives consists of four Divisions. They are the Archives Division, the Digital Services Division, the Institutional History Division, and the Technical Services Division.
Archives Division - Collects and maintains the official records of the Smithsonian, and the papers of associated individuals and organizations. Its holdings constitute the official memory of the Smithsonian and document the development of American science, art, and technology, and the growth of museums in the United States.
The Digital Services Division - Addresses the Archives's digital preservation, digital curation, electronic records management and online collection accessibility needs. Concentrations of the division are the Electronic Records Program, the Web and New Media group, and Digitization Services.
Institutional History Division - Is responsible for research, public programs, publications, and exhibits on the history of the Smithsonian Institution. The Oral History Program documents the careers of Smithsonian staff, and the Smithsonian Videohistory Collection provides visual information about the history of science and technology.
Repository type: Federal Repository
Oral history interviews with Bernice Johnson Reagon