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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1987-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, slides, and negatives documenting National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) events, programs, exhibitions, collections, staff, and Board of Trustees. Materials also include captions and other descriptive information.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Exhibitions
Dates:
1969-1992
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 531
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the conceptualization, development, design, and execution of several exhibitions held by the Cooper-Hewitt Museum from 1973 through 1992, and of exhibitions rejected or cancelled by the museum. Exhibition files include proposals; research files; correspondence with object lenders, scholars, and exhibition designers; ...

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Creators:
American Airlines
Dates:
October 1945
Size:
0.68 Cubic feet (One flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook documents the introduction of American Airlines' Boston to London commercial service in October 1945.

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Creators:
Washington Conservation Guild
Dates:
circa 1968-2010
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-286
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration and activities of the Washington Conservation Guild, a nonprofit organization of conservation professionals dedicated to preserving art and historic materials. Materials include correspondence, newsletters, meeting announcements, photographs, presentations, membership directorie...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1975-2002
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the Office of Public Affairs, particularly as they relate to education. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, publications, serials, photographs, transparencies, posters, brochures, planning documents, activity books, reports, curriculum guides, special e...

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Creators:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000
Dates:
1936-1989
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrport
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.

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Creators:
Bost, Louis L.
Dates:
bulk 1940s to 2000s
Size:
Enter vol amt Boxes (.47 (3 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains approximately 0.47cubic feet of material relating to Louis L. Bost's service in the 422nd Night Fighter Squadron during World War II. A large portion of the collection consists of photographs, mostly black and white and mostly dating to the World War II era. Prints range in size from 2.5 by 2.5 inches up to 8 by 10 inches a...

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Creators:
Walter, Valerie Harrisse, b. 1892
Dates:
1911-1979
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.waltvale
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Valerie Harrisse Walter measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1979. The papers document her career as a sculptor through correspondence with colleagues and art institutions; an description of an experience with a gorilla for a sculpture piece, notes, and other writings; a resume, one watercolor painting, list of works and other professional activity files; scrapbooks of primarily photographs and clippings; exhibition catalogs, clippings, and other printed material; and photographs and albums of Walter, her sculpture pieces, and subjects that posed for her pieces.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-1973
Size:
26.5 cu. ft. (53 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are chiefly files of the Director's Office, 1964-1969, 1971-1972. During the earlier period a complicated subject-numeric system was in use. In 1971 a simpler subject-numeric plan was used and replaced before the end of that year by a straight alphabetic subject file, which is the current office filing system. A full history ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1957-1986
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 471
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, acquisitions, curatorial research, and collections management. In addition there are minutes of meetings with organizations including the American Association of Health and Medical Museums, as well as the American Academy of the History of ...

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