Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 465
Creators:
Renwick Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1967-1988
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit primarily documents the tenure of Lloyd Herman, Director of the Renwick Gallery, but also contains the records of David W. Scott, Robert Tyler Davis, and Joshua C. Taylor, directors of the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA). The records pertain to temporary exhibitions as well as the permanent collections of the Renwick Gallery. Prior to 1973 the records illustrate the establishment of the collections as well as the restoration of the Renwick. Exhibitions represented include Woodenworks, 1972-1975, Shaker, 1972-1975, and American Pieced Quilts, 1973-1975. Also included are incoming and outgoing correspondence, exhibition schedules, newspaper clippings, photographs, publications, meetings and reports files, and special events files.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 465, Renwick Gallery. Office of the Director, Records
Access Restriction
Boxes 10 and 11 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Herman, Lloyd E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scott, David W., 1916- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Robert Tyler Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Joshua C. (Joshua Charles), 1917-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Corcoran Gallery of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen (Exhibition) (1972-1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shaker: Furniture and Objects from the Faith and Edward Deming Andrews Collections Commemorating the Bicentenary of the American Shakers (Exhibition) (1973-1974: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Pieced Quilts (Exhibition) (1973-1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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