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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Cultural Resources
Dates:
2000-2007
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records that document the planning, development, and execution of the exhibition, Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life Along the North Pacific Coast, which was at the National Museum of the American Indian Mall museum from February 3, 2006 to January 2, 2007 and at the George Gustav Heye Center...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Community and Constituent Services, Constituent Outreach, Training Unit
Dates:
1977-2008
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the work of the Training Unit in the creation and implementation of training programs for the Native American community and related organizations. Areas of training include the care of Native American collections; the creation and management of tribal archives; exhibition planning, fabrication,...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Exhibits Media Office
Dates:
1973, 1992-1996
Size:
23 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created by the Exhibits Media Office for the exhibition "This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity." This inaugural exhibition was installed at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in New York, New York (NY) ...

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Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
undated
1821-1904
Size:
2.3 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection comprises 2.3 feet of papers concerning George Catlin's creation and promotion of his famed "Indian Gallery" of paintings, drawings, and artifacts of North American Indians. Dating from 1821 through 1904, with one item dated 1946, the papers include letters, notebooks and journals, receipt books and loose receipts, printed materials, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Catlin's efforts to promote the sale of his gallery to the United States government through tours, including London and Paris, and petitions to various governments to purchase the Gallery. Among the rare printed catalogs and petitions in the collection are exhibition catalogs for the U.S., London, and Paris tours, the earliest dating from 1837. Letters and other documents include letters dating from the 1830s from Henry Clay, Thomas Sully, and William Henry Seward commending Catlin's work, as well as Catlin family correspondence and papers dating from 1821 through the 1870s.

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art
Dates:
1989-1990, 1995-1996, 1998-1999, 2003-2004
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development of exhibitions related to south and southeast Asian art. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Devi: The Great Goddess;" "Buddha's Art of Healing;" "Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure;" "Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet;" and "Puja: Expressions of ...

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-1999
Size:
8.69 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials created and maintained by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, documenting exhibition planning and production, including "Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period," "Rise to Power: Art of Ancient Japan," "Timur and the Princely Vision," "Yani: The Brush of Innocence," "Crushed ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Public Programs, Publications Office
Dates:
1994, 2003, 2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Areas of coverage include NMAI, exhibitions, and Native American identity and culture. Publications include: National Museum of the American Indian: A Postcard Book; Meet Mindy: A Native Girl from the Southwest by Susan Secakuku; James Luna: Emen...

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Creators:
Sahlin, Carl Folke, 1885-1976
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Paintings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7479
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1973-1993
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document planning for and the installation of the following exhibitions: Art, Design and the Modern Corporation: The Collection of the Container Corporation of America; The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection; Patrick Ireland: Drawings, 1965-1985; Close Focus: Prints, Drawings and Photographs; Franz...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Exhibits Media Office
Dates:
1991, 2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Exhibits Media Office on the George Gustav Heye Center exhibition, "Beauty, Honor, and Tradition: The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts." Materials include transcripts, notes, and audio and visual recordings. Some materials are in electronic format.

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