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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
circa 1985-1992
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of three projects of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities. The majority of the records document the Special Exhibition Fund, established by Office Memorandum (OM) 833 dated October 26, 1984. The OM decreed that the Fund was meant only to fund significant exhibitions beyond the normal financial ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board
Dates:
circa 1960-1975
Size:
13.58 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 581
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of NAFMAB, including collecting and accessioning, planning for a site, exhibits design, and carrying out various projects. Also included is a multi-volume chronology of events, 1946-1973, in addition to copies of files of NMHT curator Mendel L. Peterson, who represented the Smithsonian on a preliminary ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1988-1989
Size:
4.38 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of video and audio elements for the video "Gems and Minerals: The Ultimate Rock Video." Created in 1989, this video was part of a home video series that was created for a general audience. The series, titled "Smithsonian Video Collection," was a collaborative venture with Eastman Kodak Co. and consisted of five programs ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1989
Size:
4.38 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of video and audio elements for the video, "The National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo," 1989; which provides a tour of the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia; shows journeys to other continents on historic expeditions; and visits experts who lead the fight to sav...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
3.08 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection is comprised of motion picture, video, and audio recordings of three productions regarding issues related to biodiversity, biotic communities, and the study of these systems. "To Coexist: Diversity and Development" was produced for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The 30-minute program depicts how developm...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
circa 1915-1941
Size:
26.46 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (18.46 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of sound recordings created by, acquired by, or about the Smithsonian Institution and its staff. Highlights of the collection include recordings of Native American languages being spoken or sung and radio programs, including much of "The World is Yours" program. These records were transferred to the National Archives p...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. International Center
Dates:
circa 1985-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For the most part, these records relate to the organization of the Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming exhibition and the International Center's involvement with associated public programs. They include planning and chron files of Cheryl LaBerge, Director, Office of Conference Services. Consists of special events request ...

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (album (99 photoprints), b&w, 31.2 cm. x 41.6 cm. (sheet))
62 albumen prints (b&w, 25 cm. x 20 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2011.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A large album of prints by photographer Antoin Sevruguin, likely dating from his early career in Iran in the 1870s and 1880s. The collection also includes a number of loose, unbacked prints, many duplicating the photographs in the album. Roughly half of the mounted prints have English handwritten captions.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Curatorial
Dates:
1981-2011
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents closed, denied, and unfinished exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). These records contain correspondence, research, notes, checklists, label texts, brochures, floor plans and designs, clippings, loan information, photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Public Programs
Dates:
circa 1979-1985
Size:
10.58 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 455
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of audiotaped and videotaped interviews primarily conducted by Alison R. Abelson. In addition to extensive interviews with sculptor Reuben Nakian, the records also include interviews with former curator Jacob Kainen by Joshua C. Taylor, as well as various tapes on other art subjects, some produced by groups outside ...

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