Query: Museum directors
Professional Activity Files
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials pertaining mostly to Director W. Richard West's (WRW) non-Smithsonian interactions, including committee minutes, correspondence, supporting documentation, and daily appointments. Associations include the American Association of Museums (AAM) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.

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Subject Files
Dates:
circa 1996-1997, 2002, 2006-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the search for directors of both the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). A small amount of material also documents administrative issues at HMSG. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, position descriptions, reports, press releases, notes, and …

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence and subject files of National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Director Elizabeth Broun, 1990-1993. Included are alphabetical correspondence for 1992-1993, internal memoranda issued by Broun, 1990-1993 (with indexes to each folder), and various subject files. Subject files include the Association of Art Museum Directors, a 1991 study of …

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Professional Activities Files
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1982-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities of James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, including lectures, consulting, and participation in committees and associations such as the American Association of Museums and the Association of Art Museum Directors. Materials include correspondence and promotional materials related to the activity or its host. Some …

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Tom L. Freudenheim papers
Creators:
Freudenheim, Tom L.
Dates:
circa 1970-1990
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.freutom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business correspondence and administrative records regarding Freudenheim's involvment as director, trustee, secretary, chairman and consultant for a variety of museums, art associations and foundations. Included are files on the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, the American Federation of Arts, the museum program at the National Endowment for …

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Correspondence
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
FY 2004
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-064
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning museum administration during the tenure of Elizabeth Broun, Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1989- .

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Mary E. Adams letters from Wilhelm Valentiner
Creators:
Adams, Mary E., 1920-
Dates:
1954-1957
Size:
8 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.adammary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, the first director of the Getty Museum, to his assistant, Mary E. Adams. Five letters from 1954 regard the opening of the museum; the remainder were written while Valentiner was director at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Included are typescripts of the letters.

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Charles Henry Sawyer papers
Creators:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005
Dates:
1933-1977
Size:
2.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sawychar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, addresses by Sawyer and others, and printed material relating primarily to Sawyer's involvement in the areas of design and crafts, and committees which studied methods of teaching art and the arts in colleges and universities.

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NASM Files
Dates:
1971-1978 and undated
Size:
10.12 cu. ft. (18 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the official files of Michael Collins as director of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 1971-1978. To a large extent, the files concern the planning and funding of the new NASM building, its construction, the preparation of exhibits, and the opening of the Museum on July …

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NMAfA Files
Dates:
1994-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-332
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) created or maintained by Director Johnnetta B. Cole, 2009- . The records relate to museum history, strategic planning, meetings, and programs. Materials include correspondence, reports, and agendas. Records dating before Cole's tenure were created by previous …

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