Query: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Subject Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Libraries. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Branch
Dates:
1971-2016
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the history, administration, and activities of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Library and its first librarian, Anna Brooke, who retired in 2016. The Library was established in approximately 1969 in New York City before moving to Washington, D.C., and ultimately into the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture …

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in Accession 17-127 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Architectural Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Dates:
1971-1989
Size:
3.73 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (46 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Between 1986 and 1989 the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) considered building an addition. Many schemes were considered, all prepared by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The most fully developed scheme is the 7th Street Addition. Other design schemes are: Wraparound Scheme A, Wraparound Scheme C, Bookends Scheme, Bar Scheme …

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in Accession 97-044 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Administrative Records
Dates:
1973-1974, 1985-2001, 2011-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-251
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting administrative activities at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, especially the budget process and management of facility and other special projects. Materials include budgets, reports, correspondence, memoranda, proposals, spending plans, design documents, architectural drawings, and related materials. Some materials were created within the Department …

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in Accession 16-251 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Curatorial Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1963-1991
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 469
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of professional correspondence and administrative and research files of a number of curators from the Department of Painting and Sculpture. Included are correspondence and memoranda with HMSG staff, artists, galleries, and other museums; loan agreements, checklists, scripts, and installation plans for HMSG exhibitions; biographical information on, and …

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in Record Unit 469 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1974-1984,with related records from 1954
Size:
24.43 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 510
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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in Record Unit 510 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Project Files
Dates:
1978-1986
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, blueprints, architectural drawings, specifications, and logbooks concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Museums and buildings documented in this accession include: National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Quadrangle Building, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of …

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in Accession 87-067 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Publicity Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1955-2001
Size:
7.07 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity and legal history of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and its activities and exhibitions as well as the Joseph H. Hirshhorn family and collections. Well-documented topics include the design and construction of the museum; the museum's collections; Mr. Hirshhorn's 80th birthday …

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in Accession 17-125 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Audiovisual Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Dates:
1964-2008
Size:
15.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video and audio recordings and film created or maintained by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). The majority of the recordings document lectures, speeches, talks, prominent visitors, exhibitions and other events at the museum, including the HMSG groundbreaking and dedication. Other recordings are interviews of …

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in Accession 11-004 for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Abram Lerner papers
Creators:
Lerner, Abram
Dates:
circa 1930-2006
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lernabra
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, curator and painter, Abram Lerner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 2006. The collection is comprised primarily of documents related to Lerner's tenure at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, including the years leading up to the museum's opening in 1974. Also included are professional files and correspondence following Abram Lerner's departure from the museum in 1984, as well as exhibition files, photographic materials and watercolor and sketchbooks reflecting his career as an artist.

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in AAA.lernabra for Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Building (Washington, D.C.)
Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "South Mall Campus Master Plan" website, maintained by the Office of Planning, Design, and Construction within the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, as it existed on January 5, 2015. The South Mall Campus Master Plan was announced in November 2014 to improve and expand visitor services and …

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