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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1991-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes created during the production of the exhibition video "African Art: Personal Objects." This video, produced in 1992, is part of the permanent National Museum of African Art exhibition, "The Art of the Personal Object." Both the video and the exhibition exemplify the integration of aesthetics into daily ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1980-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) exhibition records created during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1964-1982; John E. Reinhardt, Acting Director, 1982-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. Exhibitions include:...

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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Exhibitions
Dates:
1974-1979
Size:
10.86 cu. ft. (20 document boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the Cooper-Hewitt Museum exhibitions from 1974 to 1979, especially the Museum's "Museum Without Walls" project, Immovable Objects / Lower Manhattan, 1975, and the Museum's first exhibition show at the Carnegie Mansion, MAN transFORMS / Aspects of Design, 1976. These materials were assembled by Dorothy Twining Globus, Ex...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs Department
Dates:
2005-2008
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-235
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Anne Ellegood, Curator of Contemporary Art, 2005-2009, documenting the planning, development, and installation of exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Exhibitions documented in this accession include The Cinema Effect: Illusions, Reality, and the Moving Image; ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
2004-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting objects used in exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan record sheets, object lists, shipping forms, insurance information, and related materials.

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Creators:
Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Department of Exhibitions
Dates:
1930-1969
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 280
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document, for the most part, the Department under the administration of Calvin S. Hathaway, Curator, 1946-1951, and Director, 1951-1963. Included is correspondence of Hathaway with members of the exhibition staff and with collectors and institutions concerning the exhibits in the museum; exhibit files, arranged alphabetically by ...

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Creators:
Nordness, Lee
Dates:
circa 1931-1992
bulk 1954-1984
Size:
117.5 Linear feet (Boxes 1-121)
Collection ID:
AAA.nordlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Lee Nordness business records and papers measure 117.5 linear feet and date from circa 1931 to 1992 with the bulk of materials dating from 1954 to 1984. The records document seven New York City art-related companies with which Nordness was involved: Talent Discovery Company, The Little Studio, Ltd., American Art Expositions, Inc., Nordness Gallery, Inc., Lee Nordness Galleries Art Advisory Section, Inc., Lee Nordness Galleries Exhibition Section, Inc., and Forms & Objects, Inc. Records include correspondence, artist's files, business and legal records, inventories, financial and sales records, printed materials, scrapbooks, and photographic materials. Also found is a small group of personal papers.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Curatorial
Dates:
1981-2011
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents closed, denied, and unfinished exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). These records contain correspondence, research, notes, checklists, label texts, brochures, floor plans and designs, clippings, loan information, photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic ...

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Creators:
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
Dates:
1918-1968
Size:
83 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.louicomf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Organizational papers of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, including legal documents, meeting records, letters, catalogs, and miscellaneous papers.

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