Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 465
Creators:
Renwick Gallery, Office of the Director
Dates:
1967-1988
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.1 linear meters.
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
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 465, Renwick Gallery, Office of the Director, Records
Access Restriction
Boxes 10 and 11 contain materials restricted indefinitely (lender files); see finding aid. Materials must be removed before circulation.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Davis, Robert Tyler Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Herman, Lloyd E. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scott, David W., 1916- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Joshua Charles, 1917- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum curators Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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