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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Science, Medicine and Society
Dates:
1955-2004
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Jon B. Eklund, curator of chemistry and computers, which document his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society and during the years when he was in the Division of Information Technology and Society; the Division of Computers, Information and Society; ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1967-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-227
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Bernard S. Finn, Curator Emeritus of electricity collections, documenting exhibition planning, development, and production at the National Museum of American History, Division of Information Technology and Society. Earlier records date from when Finn was in the Division of Electricity and Modern P...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1991
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 438
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of administrative subject files maintained by the Office of the Director, documenting his or her activities in the museum, in the Institution, and with outside people and organizations. Also included are files on the National Museum of American Art Commission, its meetings, and its commissioners. Some materials ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
circa 1962-1996
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records produced and/or maintained by Harold D. Langley, Curator Emeritus of Naval History in the National Museum of American History, Division of the History of Technology. The records date from when Langley was Curator of that Division, 1995-1996, as well as for the Division of Armed Forces History, 1984-1995, and ...

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Creators:
Rand, Harry Z. (NMAH curator)
Olitski, Jules, 1922-2007
Golden, Mark
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
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Dates:
1997
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
5 Sound tape reels (7")
2 cassette tapes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0632
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Tapes document Jules Olitski and Mark Golden delivering a lecture entitled "The Artist's View: Color, Technology, and Style in Postwar Art" as part of the Color Symposium held in the Museum Nov. 11-Nov. 16, 1997, in the Lemelson Center's New Perspectives series. Harry Rand served as moderator.

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Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976
Dates:
1905-1983
bulk 1920-1976
Size:
25.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.conswmgp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and museum curator W.G. (William George) Constable measure 25.7 linear feet and date from 1905 to 1981, with the bulk of the material from 1920 to 1976. The papers include biographical material; professional and personal correspondence; extensive lectures, writings, and notes; exhibition and book research files; printed materials; and photographs, glass plate negatives, and slides. There is substantive correspondence related to Constable's participation in the American Defense Harvard Group and about the formation of the Roberts Commission, including correspondence with Ralph Perry, Hugh Hencken, Paul Sachs and George L. Stout. There are numerous official reports prepared by Constable after World War II for the U. S. Office of Military Government for Germany.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files from the Department of Design and Production, National Portrait Gallery (NPG). Included are correspondence between the NPG curatorial staff and other Smithsonian bureaus and offices. There is also correspondence between the NPG staff and other external art museums, including individual artists and art experts ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983-2002
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the exhibition records of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; meeting minutes; blueprints; artifact inventory lists; photographs; lecture ...

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Creators:
Turner, John F.
Dates:
circa 1928-2015
bulk 1978-1990
Size:
6.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.turnjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The John F. Turner collection of research material on visionary self-taught artist Howard Finster measures 6.9 linear feet and dates from circa 1928 to 2015, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 to 1990. John Turner is a California-based curator who compiled this collection in preparation for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions (1989). Found within the collection are correspondence; numerous interviews with Finster and Finster family members, curators and historians, collectors, and artists; draft manuscripts and research notes; compiled research files on other topics; printed materials and commercial broadcast video recordings; and photographic material, including polaroids annotated by Finster. There is also one series of Howard Finster's papers that include writings by Finster, sound and video recordings of Finster exhibitions and talks by Finster related to those exhibitions, recordings of other speaking engagements, sermons, and other events, a scattering of personal business records that includes a ledger and price list of artwork, and artwork.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
2008
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-065
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference copy of the publication: Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian. Edited by Lowery Stokes Sims, curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, and National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) curators Paul Chaat Smith and Truman Lowe, the book is the companion to NMAI's exhibition of the same ...

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