Exhibition Records,
1989-1995

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-123
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1989-1995
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 the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) curatorial office for the exhibitions The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920 (March 15-July 7, 1991) and Thomas Cole: Landscape into History (March 18-August 7, 1994, at NMAA venue). William Truettner, Senior Curator at NMAA (1990- ) served as curator-in-charge for these exhibitions with Margy Sharpe of the curatorial office staff acting as exhibitions coordinator.
For The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920, records consist of loan correspondence and forms, label text, educational and press packets, and selected press reviews and comments.
For Thomas Cole: Landscape into History, records consist of catalogue production information including texts of essays, correspondence and memoranda, contracts with authors, illustration information, funding information, and marketing/publicity files; loans and tour itinerary information including correspondence with institutional and private lenders, itinerary schedules, and correspondence and contracts with museum venues; and miscellaneous subject files regarding checklists of works of art, publicity and press information, design and production details, exhibition budgets and funding, and object and didactic wall labels.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-123, National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records
Access Restriction
Box 2 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.

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West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920 (Exhibition). (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas Cole: Landscape into History (Exhibition). (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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