Curatorial Records,
1893, 1915, 1964-2006

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 15-267
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life
Dates:
1893, 1915, 1964-2006
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Claudia Brush Kidwell and Anne Wood Murray documenting curatorial and professional activities in the Section of American Costume which, prior to 1969, was in the Division of Political History at the Museum of History and Technology; the Division of Costume and Furnishings; the Division of Costume; and the Division of Social History. Also consists of some records that document the early history of costume collections. Other staff members represented in these records include museum specialist Shelly Foote and museum technician Priscilla Wood. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; reports; agreements; budget summaries; proposals; information about research grants, committees, and symposiums; news releases; exhibition catalogs, articles, and book reviews; lecture papers; collections management information; meeting agendas and minutes; mission statements; newsletters; photographs and slides; questionnaires and evaluations; information pertaining to the Gender Issues Action Group, which was chaired by Kidwell and addressed gender equality issues at the National Museum of American History; policies and guidelines; brochures; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-267, National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life, Curatorial Records

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Kidwell, Claudia Brush Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Murray, Anne Wood Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foote, Shelly Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood, Priscilla Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Section of American Costume Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Political History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Costume and Furnishings Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Costume Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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