Curatorial Records,
1983-1992

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-077
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research
Dates:
1983-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession includes the curatorial records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director of Collections and Research, with related material produced by Rosyln A. Walker, Research Curator; Bryna Freyer and Andrea Nicolls, Assistant Curators; and Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator. The records primarily document the National Museum of African Art's (NMAfA) inaugural exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life," which Sieber organized with assistance from Walker, and the traveling exhibition "African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire." The material consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, catalogue work, installation, special events, object loans, and publicity; an acoudstiguide script to the exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life"; public inquiries and curatorial responses regarding the identification and assessment of objects; and list of special events at NMAfA.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-077, National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research, Curatorial Records

Keywords
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Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walker, Roslyn A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ravenhill, Philip L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nicolls, Andrea Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freyer, Bryna, 1949- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire (Traveling exhibition) (1990-1993) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Art in the Cycle of Life (Exhibition) (1987-1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art, African Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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