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Creators:
Chapman, Dean R., 1922-1995
Dates:
circa 1960-1976
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes; 1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dean R. Chapman (1922-1995) was an authority on tektites (enigmatic natural glass objects that are found in certain regions of both the Earth's land surfaces and in its deep sea sediments. Tektites have historically been collected along with meteorites). He spent most of his career as an aerodynamicist at the National Aeronautics and Spac...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-1973
Size:
26.5 cu. ft. (53 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are chiefly files of the Director's Office, 1964-1969, 1971-1972. During the earlier period a complicated subject-numeric system was in use. In 1971 a simpler subject-numeric plan was used and replaced before the end of that year by a straight alphabetic subject file, which is the current office filing system. A full history ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1962-1993
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains records documenting the planning, construction, and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include scripts, plans, drawings, memoranda, reports, photographs, and related materials documenting Hall 7, "Peoples of Asia and Africa," and Hall 8, "People...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1989-1998
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of program files and docent files related to summer intern programs, docent training, and education programs and lectures sponsored throughout the year at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Materials include newspaper clippings, planning files, brochures, lectures, correspondence with participating scholars, ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division
Dates:
2000-2002
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-230
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting curatorial activities of Judith Zilczer, Curator of Painting. Subjects include acquisitions (declined and purchased), research, administrative activities, and preparations for two major exhibitions: Collection in Context: Horace Pippin's 'Holy Mountain III' and Clyfford Still: Paintings, 1944...

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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:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Associate Director for Management and Museum Services
Dates:
1994-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Richard J. Nicastro, documenting his role as Chief Financial Officer for the National Museum of American History (NMAH) primarily in fiscal years 1999-2001, with earlier records dating back to when he was Budget Director. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes pertaining to personnel ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division
Dates:
1992-2000
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of Neal David Benezra, Assistant Director for Art and Public Programs (1995-2000). Materials dated prior to 1995 were created and maintained by the Benezra during his tenure as the Chief Curator (1995). Please note that a small portion of the records was created and maintained ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1941-1942
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Ellerton Lodge, Director, documenting relations with the National Resources Planning Board Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, the creation of a bombproof storage space, and the temporary relocation of works of art during World War II. Materials include corresponden...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Education
Dates:
1974-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the docent program at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the training of docents. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; handbooks and policies; training course materials; newsletters; meeting minutes; visitor comment forms; and related materials. Some mat...

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