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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Art Department
Dates:
circa 1975-1983
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of assorted administrative files from the Art Department, including some reading files. Of note are files documenting the opening of the National Air and Space Museum in 1976.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Art Department
Dates:
1976-1997
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Art Department was established in 1976 with James Dean as curator from 1975-1978. In 1978, Mary Henderson succeeded Dean as head of the department, and she served until December 1996 when the department was dissolved. Other curatorial staff included William Good and Susan Lawson-Bell (1985-1996). T...

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Creators:
Baxter Art Gallery
Dates:
1962-1997
Size:
17 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.baxtart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Baxter Art Gallery measure 17 linear feet and date from 1962 to 1997. The collection documents the activities of the gallery founded by Professor David Smith in 1971 on the campus of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. Documentation includes administrative records, business correspondence, programs and events, exhibition files, and printed material, as well as three films by artist Lillian Schwartz shown at the gallery. The bulk of the collection (9.7 linear feet) consists of Exhibition Files, which document nearly every exhibition held at the gallery from 1971 to 1985. Of note are detailed records regarding "25 Years of Space Photography," the last exhibition held at Baxter Art Gallery in 1985 which toured internationally through 1997. Also included are records of the Pasadena Gallery of Contemporary Arts, which was founded by former director Jay Belloli after Baxter Art Gallery closed.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
1965-1969
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records relating to the Intertoys Multiexpo (the first international multiple museum exhibition of toys, play materials, and learning aids) of 1971, compiled by William W. Warner, Assistant Secretary for Public Service. It was a joint venture between the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Gallery of Ontario, UNICEF, ...

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Creators:
Cole, Herbert M
Dates:
1973
Size:
357 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-008
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Herbert M. Cole of people and architecture in Kenya, 1973. Peoples included are the Samburu, Turkana and Pokot.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Academic Programs, Division of Seminars
Dates:
1964-1970
Size:
2.05 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 494
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the first four International Symposia sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, with some documentation of the fifth. The first symposium celebrated the bicentennial of James Smithson's birth and was organized by Philip C. Ritterbush, Special Assistant to the Secretary. The records consist of correspondence, mem...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology, Division of Graphic Arts
Dates:
1887-1978
Size:
2.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 413
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include Division of Graphic Arts records dating from its establishment, including the work of curators Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Jacob Kainen, and Peter C. Marzio. Also included are lecture notes and papers of curators Ruel P. Tolman, Kainen, and Marzio; inventory lists of Graphic Arts objects; working outline for "The Steam E...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1965-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Elizabeth M. Harris, Curator Emeritus of Graphic Arts in the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Division of Information Technology and Society. Materials include Harris' correspondence and memoranda documenting her work on the Hall of Graphic Arts, the Ceremonial Court at NMAH, and a small ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Information Technology Office
Dates:
2004-2009
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document activities related to revisions and additions to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's (SAAM) website, as well other web projects, exhibition related content, podcasts, blogs, the Siguide Project, and alternate reality games. People documented in the collection include Michael Edson, Chief ...

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Creators:
Tuchman, Maurice
Dates:
1976
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tuchmaur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The interviews conducted by curator Maurice Tuchman measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1976. The collection is a series of interviews with thirteen persons associated with the painter Richard Diebenkorn, including Diebenkorn's wife, his friends, as well as collectors, art historians, and others. The interviews were conducted in conjunction with the 1977 exhibition, "Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943-1976" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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