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Creators:
National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery. Library
Dates:
1916, 1922, 1929-1930, 1946-1984
Size:
6.58 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 463
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the opening of the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery in the Patent Office Building in 1968. Included are press kits; photographs; development files; pamphlets of the opening; catalogs from the Henry Ward Ranger exhibition, 1929-1930; an annotated copy of Catalog of Collections, volum...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service
Dates:
1849-1953
Size:
9.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 61
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain information about receipt of publications for the Smithsonian Library, distribution information, and substantial correspondence documenting the operation of the Exchange Service. See also record unit 27.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1904-1978
Size:
42 cu. ft. (42 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Records include American Library Association materials, correspondence, a vertical file, and acquisitions and exchanges from the early 20th Century.

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Creators:
Cano, Margarita, 1932-
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.canomarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Margarita Cano's papers measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1983-1985. The collection primarily concerns the 1983 exhibition The Miami Generation, 9 Cuban-American Artists, an exhibition organized by The Cuban Museum of Art in Culture in cooperation with the Miami-Dade Public Library System and for which Cano served as Project Director. Curated by Guilio V. Blanc, the exhibition included work by Mario Bencomo, Maria Brito-Avellana, Humberto Calzada, Pablo Cano, Emilio Falero, Fernando Garcia, Juan Gonzalez, Carlos Macia, and Cesar Trasobares. The exhibition traveled to Meridian House International in Washington, DC and later to Philadelphia at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies in 1985. Found are two files of correspondence, exhibition planning and publicity files, a catalog, checklist, and photocopied news clippings. Most of the documents are photocopies. There is also one folder of slides and photographs of works of art in the exhibition.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites dedicated to searching the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The "Collections Search Center" website, crawled July 15, 2014, is the public search portal for over 8.6 million catalog records for Smithsonian Institution museum objects and library and archives materials, many of which include onl...

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Creators:
Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969
Dates:
1935-1939
Size:
17 Reels (ca. 4,000 items (on 17 negative microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.flanhall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, administrative records, personal files, articles, scripts, playbills, clippings, other printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Libraries
Dates:
circa 1966-1983
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and reports pertaining to the Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution exhibitions, and files of Jean Chandler Smith.

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Creators:
Weller, Eleanor
Dates:
circa 1978-2006
bulk 1981-1991
Size:
49.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.ECW
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Eleanor Weller Collection dates from circa 1978-2006 and consists of documentation and research files relating to the Garden Club of America's Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens (later donated to the Smithsonian Institution as the Garden Club of America Collection) and the book, The Golden Age of American Gardens: Proud Owners, Private Estates, 1890-1940, co-written by Weller, as well as thousands of photographic images of historic and contemporary gardens compiled or taken by Weller. Materials include correspondence, research notes, clippings, brochures, lecture scripts, photocopied images from archival repositories, and original and duplicate 35mm slides.

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Creators:
Dibner Library
Dates:
1976-1994
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operations of the Dibner Library and reflect its focus on rare books and special collections in the history of science. Among the areas documented include reference services, exhibition planning, and conservation work performed on the collection. Staff represented include Leslie K. Over...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Assistant Director for Collections Management
Dates:
circa 1975-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) collections management, both formulating policy and the details of execution. Most of the records document the work of Nancy E. Gwinn as Assistant Director for Collections Management (1984 and after), though some predate that time.

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