Central Administrative File, Records
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 …
Bartlett H. Hayes papers
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 …
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.
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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.