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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Education
Dates:
1973-1986
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 514
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include a series of audiotapes produced to train the first class of docents for HMSG's opening in 1974, as well as similar tapes prepared in later years. In addition, the records document special programs and projects designed for children. Correspondence dealing with relations with the broader Washington and national arts c...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1970-1996
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records thaht document the publicity that promoted and supplemented exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press kits, press releases, brochures, clippings, photographs, slides, fact sheets, magazines, notes, and related material.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1999-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting efforts to trace the provenance of Nazi Era works of art. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, articles, clippings, and object lists from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as well as other institutions.

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Creators:
Aitken, Robert, 1878-1949
Dates:
circa 1900-1960
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.aitkrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California-born sculptor Robert Aitken measure 0.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1960. The collection primarily consists of photographs of Aitken in his studio and photographs of his sculpture including fountain figures, mausouleum doors, medallions, refliefs, and portrait busts. Also found is a photograph of Theodore Roosevelt at the dedication of the Navy Monument in Union Square, San Francisco, in 1902. The collection also includes one 1904 letter from Benjamin Wheeler to Robert Aitken thanking Aitken for a bust of George Washington, and scattered clippings and postcards reproducing works of art by Aitken.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
2002-2012
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1993-2000
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting interactions between the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and other museum and offices within the Smithsonian Institution (SI) as well as SI policies that affect the policies, procedures, and staff of HMSG. Materials ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1981-1989
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibitions and events at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). Materials include press releases, newspaper clippings, photographs, invitations to openings, correspondence and memoranda, and clippings from other publications where exhibitions were featured.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
2007-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-318
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The bulk of the materials were created by Kerry Brougher, Acting Director, 2007-2009. A small amount of records were created by Olga M. Viso, Director, 2005-2007. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, policies, meetin...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Dates:
1974-1991
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains 73 audiotapes of public lectures and symposia on various artists, works of art, art films, exhibitions, and art-related topics. Tapes of radio spots for National Public Radio programs, "At the Corcoran" programs, and on-the-air publicity for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) are also included. Although t...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Dates:
1969-1981
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 512
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administrative procedures employed by HMSG. The records provide information about the process of recruiting staff for the new Museum. There are also budget and financial records, which track the costs of exhibits as they were produced.

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