Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 596
Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training
Dates:
1970-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the activities of Lois Marie Fink as head of the Office of Research and Professional Training from 1970 to 1978. Included are incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding internships and visiting scholar programs, and reference inquiries; memoranda sent within the Office and to Museum Director Joshua C. Taylor; a large amount of exhibition and publishing materials; correspondence concerning the NCFA exhibition entitled Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art: Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Design, 1975; expense account records; research program schedules and reports; and volunteer records.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), Office of Research and Professional Training, was created in 1970. It served as a reference resource for internal and external inquiries, and coordinated training and volunteer programs, internships and research fellowships at NCFA. Lois Marie Fink served as the Coordinator of Research, 1970-1973, and in the same capacity as Curator of Research, 1973- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 596, National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training, Records
Access Restriction
Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.

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Fink, Lois Marie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Joshua C. (Joshua Charles), 1917-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art: Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Design (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Employees -- Training of Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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