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Creators:
United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Dates:
1886-1932
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession xx-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of various files kept by William de Chastignier Ravenel in his capacity as Administrative Assistant, United States National Museum. Included are files concerning his work with the American Association of Museums, the Red Cross Museum, the malaria outbreak in the Arts and Industries Building in the 1880's, and other ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1974-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files documenting various administrative entities of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and its predecessor, the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA). The earlier files were created by Harry Jordan, who was Assistant Director for Museum Administration and Management from 1974 to 1976; and by H...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator
Dates:
1962-1988
Size:
17.58 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 545
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created mostly by administrators Rohlfing, Dobkin, and Dunne. They document the activities of the Museum Advisory Board and the acquisitions committee and contain files on fundraising, membership, product development, sales, education, collections management, and exhibitions. The records also include audit reports and annual...

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Creators:
Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865
Dates:
1855-1865
Size:
4 Volumes ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pealrube
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A daily journal covering the last ten years of Ruben Peale's life. Much of it concerns farm and family activities, but there are also many references to his still-life painting. Entries from April 1865 describe the news of Abraham Lincoln's assassination and funeral procession.

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Creators:
Korn, Henry
Schwartz, Barry N.
Dates:
[circa 1971]
Size:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.korn71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Henry Korn conducted circa 1971, by Barry Schwartz, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1979-1985
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document museum education and administration programs co-sponsored by the Office of Museum Programs (OMP) and the United States International Communication Agency; and by OMP and the United States Information Agency (USIA). The records include correspondence and memoranda documenting activities for ...

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Creators:
Bronstein, Herbert, 1921-2011
Dates:
circa 1952-1976
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bronherb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between art critic Amy Goldin and friend Herb Bronstein, director of communication for the Brooklyn Museum measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1952-1976. Included are letters from Amy to Herb and copies of letters from Herb to Amy. Also found are typescript notes by Herb regarding Amy.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Administrative Office
Dates:
1979-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that form part of the central administrative files of the museum from 1979 through 1989. They were created by Barbara A. Hart first as Administrative Officer and then as Executive Officer of the Museum. The files contain Hart's chronological files for 1988 and 1989, and records concerning the development ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1966, 1972
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a partial alphabetical correspondence file (A-D) documenting the tenure of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1965-1971
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of miscellaneous subject and correspondence files documenting the tenure of S. Dillon Ripley (SDR), eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

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