Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 453
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1963-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
54.58 cu. ft. (54 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit documents the activities of the Office of the Registrar staff and consists of temporary loan files; temporary exhibition files, including shipping, insurance information, and loan agreements; general correspondence files; administrative files; and the files of the Smithsonian Art Commission, 1963-1975.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The position of Registrar was first established in 1965. Prior to that time registrarial duties were performed by the United States National Museum registrar. Marjorie S. Zapruder served as Registrar from 1965 until 1967, when Elizabeth Strassmann was appointed. Strassmann held the position until 1973. She was succeeded by William R. Johnston, who served as Registrar, 1974- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 453, National Museum of American Art. Office of the Registrar, Records

Keywords
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Johnston, William R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Strassmann, Elizabeth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zapruder, Marjorie S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Art Commission Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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