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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts
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 Smithson...

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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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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; ...

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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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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Office of the Director
Dates:
1983-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist 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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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Director
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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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 Commis...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1960-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Portrait Gallery, especially its acquisitions, and relations between the National Portrait Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery Commission. The National Portrait Gallery Commission is an oversight body for the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include incomin...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1962-1997
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the semiannual meetings of the National Portrait Gallery Commission. The National Portrait Gallery Commission is an oversight body for the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include member lists, agendas, minutes, supporting documents, reports, acquisitions recommendations, memoranda, correspond...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1964, 1981, 1994-2012
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-228
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Commission which is responsible for the promotion, development and utilization of the museum and as well as the acquisition of artwork. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, commission votes, meeting agendas and minutes, acquisition ...

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