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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Friends of the Museum of the Cooper Union
Dates:
1934-1963
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 288
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the Friends of the Museum's annual appeals and annual meetings. Included is correspondence requesting donations; invitations to the meetings and exhibit openings; correspondence with guest speakers; receipt and expense reports; copies of speeches given at the annual meetings; and membership lists.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
1970-1992
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Ralph Rinzler during his tenure as Assistant Secretary for Public Service and as Assistant Secretary Emeritus, respectively. Earlier records date back to when Rinzler was Director of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Materials include correspondence, ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1982-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities of James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, including lectures, consulting, and participation in committees and associations such as the American Association of Museums and the Association of Art Museum Directors. Materials include correspondence and promotional materials ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1975-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of newspaper and news magazine clippings, and Smithsonian Institution press releases about such events as openings of new exhibitions, lectures, screenings of films and reviews of exhibitions and films. There are also brochures, pamphlets and flyers concerning educational programs, shows and activities in the Hirshhorn ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research
Dates:
circa 1983-1993
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director for Collections and Research at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), from 1983 to 1993. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence with other museums, universities, private collectors, and the general public; information pertaining to NMAfA exhibitions,...

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Creators:
Skog, Laurence E.
Dates:
1967-1983
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of Lawrence E. Skog, Botany Department Chairman, from c. 1968-1983. The letters deal mostly with identifications to give lectures. Also included is some correspondence of Skog's predecessor, C. V. Morton, with Brian Morley and Hans Wiehler (c.1967-1972).

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Creators:
Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937
Dates:
1882-1936
Size:
1.1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1.10 cu. ft. oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Bohumil Shimek's personal correspondence with colleagues and friends, as well as lecture notes, a list of professional papers written by Shimek, and manuscript drafts. Notable correspondents include William M. Dall and S. Stillman Berry. Some of the letters and notes are written in Czech. Also included in this c...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Department of Education and Research
Dates:
1967-1987
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 records storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting public educational programs in African art, history, and culture. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; grant proposals; workshop and symposium information; budget summaries; contractual agreements; press kits; reports; evaluation forms; teacher's guides; docent training information; a...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Department of Education
Dates:
1987-2002
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities and program offerings at the National Museum of African Art. Calendars are produced quarterly (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall) and provide dates, times, locations and a brief description of activities. Activities include exhibition openings, films, gallery discussions, lectures, seminars, storytelling, ...

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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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