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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department
Dates:
1999-2007, 2011
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-319
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Kerry Brougher, Curator, Chief Curator, and Director of Arts and Programs, 2000-2014. Topics include exhibitions, facilities, departmental management, policies, and Smithsonian Institution-wide arts initiatives. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, ...

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Dates:
2012
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9631
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Collection in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art
Dates:
1999-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the exhibition records of Kenneth Myers, former Associate Curator of American Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. They primarily cover his work on various exhibitions regarding James McNeill Whistler, including "Young Whistler: Early Prints and the French Set;" "Whistler in Paris: Lithographs from the Belle Epoque, ...

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Creators:
McCombs, Solomon, 1913-1980 (Creek)
Dates:
1941-1974
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1974.0401
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reflecting the professional activity of Solomon McCombs, Creek Indian artist, and promoter of his people's culture, these papers include correspondence, lectures, unpublished writings, photographs, and various other items collected by the artist. The bulk of the correspondence consists of two categories of incoming letters pertaining to McCombs' ...

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Creators:
Santos, René, 1954-1986
Dates:
1970-1987
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.santrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, photographer, and art history instructor René Santos measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1987. The papers document Santos's career through biographical records including one sound recording of Santos's memorial service, correspondence to Santos and sympathy letters upon Santos's death, writings and notes by Santos including one diary, printed material, and photographic material including slides of Santos with friends and his artwork.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2007
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of newspaper clippings about Smithsonian Institution museums, curators, exhibitions, administration, and events. Of particular note is the resignation of Secretary Lawrence M. Small. Materials include clippings.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1982-1996
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document National Air and Space Museum (NASM) related events. The records consist of correspondence pertaining to the appointment of NASM Directors Walter J. Boyne and Martin O. Harwit; information on open house activities at the Garber Facility; newspaper clippings; news releases; publicity photographs ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art
Dates:
circa 1994-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting relations between the curators for south and southeast Asia and dealers and collectors during the tenure of Vidya Dehejia, 1994-2002, and Debra Diamond, 2001- . Materials include correspondence, brochures, images, clippings, and related materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2006
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of newspaper clippings about Smithsonian museums, curators, exhibitions, and events. Materials include clippings.

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Creators:
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Dates:
1928-1934
Size:
736 negatives (photographic) (+contact prints (5 v.), black & white, 3 x 4 in.)
736 Photographic prints ((6 v.), black & white, 3 x 4 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-029
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Melville J. Herskovits during his trips with his wife, Frances Shapiro Herskovits, to Surinam (1928-29); Dahomey, now Republic of Benin (1931); Haiti (1934); and Brazil (1941-42). From 1928 to 1943 Melville Herskovits and his wife, Frances Herskovits (nee Shapiro) traveled together throughout West Africa and the Americas to collect evidence of the legacy of African culture. The contributions of Frances Herskovits to her husband's research were fully recognized in an exhibition held by the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, from April 2-August 9, 1998. Entitled, "Living Tradition in Africa & the America: The Legacy of Melville J. and Frances S. Herskovits," the brochure noted, "On each trip, Frances was a full partner in the research...Until Melville's death in 1963, they worked together on the analysis of their data and the writing of books and articles; and after he died, she edited a collection of his papers."

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