Query: Smithsonian Art Commission
Central Administrative File, Records
Dates:
1908-1974
Size:
59 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (116 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 313
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records pertain to the administration of David W. Scott, director, 1965-1968, Robert Tyler Davis, interim director, 1969, and Joshua C. Taylor, director, 1970- . Some records, most noticeably correspondence with Smithsonian Art Commission members, have been pulled up into the files from previous administrations. Also included are Smithsonian Art Commission and National Collection …

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Bartlett H. Hayes papers
Creators:
Hayes, Bartlett H., 1904-1988
Dates:
1936-1975
Size:
11 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.hayebart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 3932-3935: Two resumes, 1954 and 1974; correspondence, 1939-1970; lecture material and course outlines, undated and 1936-1963; a copy of "A Philosophy of Art," by Henry S. F. Cooper, 1957; a copy of Hayes' review "The Castiglione Travels in America," 1960; subject files, 1936-1975, containing correspondence, notes, writings, and printed material pertaining to 32 committees and organizations with which …

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Records
Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Department of Prints and Drawings
Dates:
1965-1978
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 457
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files documenting the 23rd, 24th, and 25th National Exhibitions of Prints. Also included is a small group of administrative records concerning accessions, publications, the Smithsonian Art Commission, and relations with other museum offices.

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Subject Files
Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1958-1972
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of David W. Scott, Director of the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1965-1969. Materials include Scott's correspondence, memoranda, notes, publications, and lecture papers; meeting minutes; reports; information pertaining to NCFA mission, collections, exhibitions, special events, and personnel; restoration and gallery plans for the Patent …

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1963-1987
Size:
54.58 cu. ft. (54 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 453
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the activities of the Office of the Registrar staff and consists of temporary loan files; temporary exhibition files, including shipping, insurance information, and loan agreements; general correspondence files; administrative files; and the files of the Smithsonian Art Commission, 1963-1975.

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in Record Unit 453 for Smithsonian Art Commission
Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery. Library
Dates:
1916, 1922, 1929-1930, 1946-1984
Size:
6.58 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 463
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the opening of the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery in the Patent Office Building in 1968. Included are press kits; photographs; development files; pamphlets of the opening; catalogs from the Henry Ward Ranger exhibition, 1929-1930; an annotated copy of Catalog of Collections, volume I …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1958-1973
Size:
51.69 cu. ft. (102 document boxes) (1 16" x 20" box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are mainly subject files kept by Bradley and Brooks in their capacities as Assistant Secretary and Under Secretary and concern the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, renovation of the Smithsonian Institution Building, the National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board (NAFMAB), legislation affecting the Smithsonian, National Zoological Park …

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in Record Unit 137 for Smithsonian Art Commission
Commission Records
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials which document the work of Elizabeth Broun, Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1989- , while serving on the Smithsonian American Art Museum Commission. Materials include agendas, minutes, and reports of Commission meetings.

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in Accession 05-195 for Smithsonian Art Commission
Commission Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1991-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Commission, consisting of several artists and art representatives, assists the museum with management and acquisition decisions. These records document Director Elizabeth Broun's work with the Commission. Materials include agendas, minutes, reports, mailings, and biographical information on two Commissioners, Rosa de la Cruz and …

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in Accession 01-226 for Smithsonian Art Commission
Commission Records
Dates:
1999, 2007-2016
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials which document the work of Elizabeth Broun, Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1989- , while serving on the Smithsonian American Art Museum Commission. Materials include agendas, minutes, reports, a transcript, and other related materials.

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