Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 451
National Museum of American Art. Department of Design and Production
The Office of Exhibition and Design changed its name to the Department of Design and Production in 1982. David B. Keeler served as Chief from 1973-1985. In 1986 James W. Volkert was appointed Chief and served until 1989. He was succeeded by Val Lewton, who held the position, 1990- .
These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, photographs, floor plans, illustrations, and architectural drawings which document the installation of exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and the Renwick Gallery. Also included are exhibition scripts, catalogues, work orders, and administrative records of the Department of Design and Production.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Keeler, David B.
- Lewton, Val
- Volkert, James W.
- Renwick Gallery
- National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Office of Exhibition and Design
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Floor plans
- Architectural drawings
- Black-and-white photographs
- Exhibition catalogs
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 451, National Museum of American Art. Department of Design and Production, Records