Series 93. BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES

Boxes 1-23

Records pertaining to Fulbright's tenure on boards, commissions, and committees

Subseries:

  1. General, 1961-1974
  2. National Cultural Center and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1957-1974
  3. Smithsonian Institution, 1959-1974
  4. Presidential Scholars, 1964-1968
  5. Museum of Modern Art, 1961-1974
  6. Arkansas Territorial Restoration, 1961-1973
  7. Hall of Fame, 1960-1969
  8. Archives of American Art, 1960-1967
  9. Rhodes Scholars, 1965-1974
  10. Miscellaneous, 1956-1961

Subseries 1. General, 1961-1974

Correspondence regarding invitations, accepted or declined, to become a member or to serve in a honorary capacity on various local, national, and international committees, advising boards and organizations; to sponsor various celebrations, anniversaries, and other similar endeavors; and to lend his name and support worthy causes. The correspondents include: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Philosophical Society; American Security Council; Arkansas Historical Association; Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies; The Atlantic Council of the United States, Inc.; British Universities North America Club; The Brookings Institution; Center for Defense Information; Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions; China-America Relations Society; Federation of European American Organizations; The Fund for Education in World Order; Hungarian Freedom Fighters Federation, Inc., Institute of International Education; Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation; Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium; National Arts Trust Fund; Oxford University Labour Club; Pierce College, Athens, Greece; The Royal Academy of Sciences; Whitney Museum of American Art; United States Capitol Historical Society; and others

Box 1

  1. 1961
  2. 1962
  3. 1963
  4. 1964
  5. 1965

Box 2

  1. 1966
  2. 1967
  3. 1968
  4. 1969

Box 3

  1. 1970
  2. 1971
  3. 1972
  4. 1973
  5. 1974

Subseries 2. National Cultural Center and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1957-1974

Files consist of correspondence; memoranda; meeting minutes; progress and financial reports; statements; legislative material; press releases; newsletters; and other documents concerning Fulbright's membership on the Board of Trustees of the National Cultural Center, later the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Box 4 National Cultural Center

  1. National Civic Auditorium and Cultural Center Plans, January 31, 1957
  2. By-laws, Board of Trustees of the National Cultural Center, April 27, 1959
  3. Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, Advising Committee on the Arts–Meetings, 1959
  4. Arthur S. Fleming, Chairman of the Board of Trustees–Statement, November 22, 1959
  5. Executive Committee–Financial Reports, 1959-1960
  6. Advisory Committee on the Arts–Financial Reports, Press Releases, Joint Meetings, 1960
  7. Correspondence, Memos. Situation/Progress Reports, 1960
  8. Executive Committee, Advisory Committee on the Arts–Meetings, Reports, Memos, 1961

Box 5 Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

  1. 1962
  2. 1963

Box 6 Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

  1. 1964 (1 of 2)
  2. 1964 (2 of 2)
  3. 1965

Box 7 Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

  1. 1966
  2. 1967
  3. 1968
  4. 1969

Box 8 Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

  1. 1970
  2. 1971
  3. 1972
  4. 1973
  5. 1974

Subseries 3. Smithsonian Institution, 1959-1974

Files consist of correspondence; memoranda; agendas; by-laws; proceedings of annual meetings of the Board of Regents; meeting minutes; annual reports; monthly progress reports; reports of proceedings/hearings on construction of a building for Museum of History and Technology; proposals; legislative material; newsletters, press releases; and other documents accumulated by Fulbright during his tenure on the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Box 9

  1. 1959-1960
  2. 1961 (1 of 2)
  3. 1961 (2 of 2)
  4. 1962 (1 of 3)
  5. 1962 (2 of 3)
  6. 1962 (3 of 3)

Box 10 Smithsonian Institution

  1. 1963 (1 of 2)
  2. 1963 (2 of 2)
  3. 1964
  4. 1965 (1 of 2)
  5. 1965 (2 of 2)

Box 11 Smithsonian Institution

  1. 1966
  2. 1967 (1 of 4)
  3. 1967 (2 of 4)
  4. 1967 (3 of 4)
  5. 1967 (4 of 4)

Box 12 Smithsonian Institution

  1. 1968 (1 of 2)
  2. 1968 (2 of 2)
  3. 1969 (1 of 2)
  4. 1969 (2 of 2)

Box 13 Smithsonian Institution

  1. 1970 (1 of 4)
  2. 1970 (2 of 4)
  3. 1970 (3 of 4)
  4. 1970 (4 of 4)

Box 14 Smithsonian Institution

  1. 1971 (1 of 2)
  2. 1971 (2 of 2)
  3. 1972 (1 of 2)
  4. 1972 (2 of 2)

Box 15 Smithsonian Institution

  1. 1973 (1 of 4)
  2. 1973 (2 of 4)
  3. 1973 (3 of 4)
  4. 1973 (4 of 4)
  5. 1974 (1 of 2)
  6. 1974 (2 of 2)

Subseries 4. Presidential Scholars, 1964-1968

Files contain correspondence; rating sheets, lists of scholars; White House releases; press releases; and other documents pertaining to the Presidential Scholars' program initiated by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964

Box 16 Presidential Scholars

  1. 1964
  2. 1965
  3. 1966
  4. 1967
  5. 1968

Subseries 5. Museum of Modern Art, 1961-1974

Files contain correspondence; meeting minutes of the Board of Directors; annual reports; budgets; exhibitions listing; reviews; programs; and other records pertaining to Fulbright's membership on the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art

Box 17 Museum of Modern Art

  1. 1961
  2. 1962
  3. 1963-1964
  4. 1965
  5. 1966
  6. 1967
  7. 1968
  8. 1969
  9. 1970
  10. 1971-1972
  11. 1973-1974

Subseries 6. Arkansas Territorial Restoration, 1961-1973

Correspondence; memoranda; audit reports; and other documents related to Fulbright's membership on the Arkansas Territorial Restoration Commission.

Box 18 Arkansas Territorial Restoration

  1. 1961-1965
  2. 1966-1968
  3. 1969-1971
  4. 1972-1973

Subseries 7. Hall of Fame, 1960-1969

Files contain correspondence; nomination lists; ballots; announcements; programs; and pamphlets that Fulbright received while he was a member of the College of Electors of the Hall of Fame

Box 19 Hall of Fame

  1. 1960-1961
  2. 1964
  3. 1965 (1 of 2)
  4. 1965 (2 of 2)
  5. 1966-1967
  6. 1968-1969

Box 20 Hall of Fame

  1. 1970 (1 of 2)
  2. 1970 (2 of 2)
  3. 1971-1972
  4. 1973

Subseries 8. Archives of American Art, 1960-1967

Files contain correspondence; agendas; meeting minutes; lists of gifts and acquisition reports; statements of income and expenditure; membership reports; newsletters; promotion pamphlets; exhibitions listing; a guide to the collections; and other documents. Fulbright served on the National Board of Trustees of the Archives of American Art established to collect in one central place original records of American painters, sculptors, and craftsmen

Box 21 Archives of American Art

  1. 1960-1964
  2. 1965
  3. 1966
  4. 1967

Subseries 9. Rhodes Scholars, 1965-1974

Files contain applications; recommendations; nominations; requests for information; list of scholars; and other records pertaining to the Rhodes Scholarship Trust and to American Rhodes Scholars

Box 22 Rhodes Scholars

  1. 1965-1966
  2. 1966-1967
  3. 1968-1969
  4. 1970
  5. 1971
  6. 1973-1974

Subseries 10. Miscellaneous, 1956-1961

Files contain correspondence; memoranda; meeting minutes; agenda book; reports; promotion leaflets; press releases; and other documents related to Fulbright's membership on the National Education Association Centennial Celebration Commission and the Committee on the University and World Affairs appointed to commemorate the founding of the organization and to study the international role of U.S. universities respectively

Box 23 Miscellaneous

  1. Centennial Celebration Commission, National Education Association (NEA),1956–1957
  2. Committee on the University and World Affairs, 1959
  3. Committee on the University and World Affairs, 1960-1961

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