Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 451
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1964-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, photographs, floor plans, illustrations, and architectural drawings which document the installation of exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and the Renwick Gallery. Also included are exhibition scripts, catalogues, work orders, and administrative records of the Department of Design and Production.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Office of Exhibition and Design changed its name to the Department of Design and Production in 1982. David B. Keeler served as Chief from 1973-1985. In 1986 James W. Volkert was appointed Chief and served until 1989. He was succeeded by Val Lewton, who held the position, 1990- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 451, National Museum of American Art. Department of Design and Production, Records

Keywords
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Keeler, David B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lewton, Val Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Volkert, James W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Renwick Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Office of Exhibition and Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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