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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 462

National Museum of American Art. Office of Publications

Publications, 1922, 1926, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1958, 1965-1977, 1979-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art. Office of Publications
Title: Publications
Dates: 1922, 1926, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1958, 1965-1977, 1979-1986
Quantity: 10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 462
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit consists of museum exhibition catalogs, press releases, handouts, pamphlets, posters, and exhibition checklists. Some material predates the formal establishment of the Office of Publications. Some materials date to when the office was known as the Office of the Editor and from when the museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts.

Additional exhibition catalogs can be found in Record Unit 333.

Historical Note

Georgia M. Rhoades was Editor, 1968-1972. In 1973, Rhoades was replaced by Carroll S. Clark, who held that position until 1984. Gaye L. Brown served as Editor, 1985- .

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Descriptive Entry

This record unit consists of museum exhibition catalogs, press releases, handouts, pamphlets, posters, and exhibition checklists. Some material predates the formal establishment of the Office of Publications. Some materials date to when the office was known as the Office of the Editor and from when the museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts. Additional exhibition catalogues can be found in Record Unit 333.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 462, National Museum of American Art. Office of Publications, Publications

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Container List

Box 1

1922

The National Gallery of Art: Catalogue of Collections, Vol.1

Box 1 of 12

1926

The National Gallery of Art: Catalogue of Collections, Vol. 2

Box 1 of 12

1949

Centennial Exhibition of Paintings by Abbott H. Thayer (1849-1921)

Box 1 of 12

1951

The Opening of The Adams-Clement Collection

Box 1 of 12

1954

Catalog of American and European Paintings in the Gellatly Collection

Box 1 of 12

1958

Henry Ward Ranger Centennial Exhibition: 1858-1958 (2 publications)

Box 1 of 12

Profiles of the Time of James Monroe (1758-1831)

Box 1 of 12

A Retrospective Exhibition of Sculpture by Paul Manship

Box 1 of 12

1965

Stuart Davis Memorial Exhibition (1894-1964)

Box 1 of 12

Roots of Abstract Art in America: 1910-1930

Box 1 of 12

Catlin's Indian Gallery

Box 1 of 12

1966

American Landscape: A Changing Frontier

Box 1 of 12

33rd International Biennial Exhibition of Art, Venice 1966: United States of America

Box 1 of 12

1967

United States of America IX Sao Paulo Bienale

Box 1 of 12

Box 2

1968

Venice 34th: The Figurative Tradition in Recent American Art

Box 2 of 12

Charles Sheeler: Painter and Photographer

Box 2 of 12

The Neuberger Collection, An American Collection: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

Box 2 of 12

1969

The Art of Henry O. Tanner: 1859-1937

Box 2 of 12

Milton Avery

Box 2 of 12

1970

Explorations (4 booklet unit)

Box 2 of 12

H. Lyman Sayen

Box 2 of 12

1971

Boris Anisfeldt: Twenty Years of Designs for the Theater

Box 2 of 12

Lee Gatch: 1902-1969

Box 2 of 12

National Collection of Fine Arts/S.I. (old brochure)

Box 2 of 12

Box 3

1972

Drawings by William Glackens: 1870-1938

Box 3 of 12

Edith Gregor Halpert Memorial Exhibition

Box 3 of 12

Two American Painters: Fritz Scholder and T. C. Cannon

Box 3 of 12

J. Alden Weir: An American Printmaker

Box 3 of 12

36th International Biennial Exhibition of Art (Venice Biennial)

Box 3 of 12

Perkins Harnley: From the Index of American Design

Box 3 of 12

1973

Alfred H. Maurer (1868-1932)

Box 3 of 12

Lilly Martin Spencer (1822-1902): The Joys of Sentiment

Box 3 of 12

Lilly Martin Spencer

Box 3 of 12

Robert Loftin Newman (1827-1912)

Box 3 of 12

Robert Loftin Newman (1827-1912)

Box 3 of 12

Shaker: The Heaven-Inspired Drawings

Box 3 of 12

Box 4

1974

Art of the Pacific Northwest: From the 1930s to the Present

Box 4 of 12

Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth-Century Haida, Tlingit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists

Box 4 of 12

200 Years of Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

Box 4 of 12

Tribute to Mark Tobey

Box 4 of 12

A Future for Our Past: The Conservation of Art (2-fold leaflet)

Box 4 of 12

Some Useful Rules for Handling Works of Art

Box 4 of 12

Chaim Gross: Sculpture and Drawing

Box 4 of 12

Made in Chicago

Box 4 of 12

1975

American Art in the Barbizon Mood

Box 4 of 12

Pennsylvania Academy Moderns: 1910-1940

Box 4 of 12

A Modern Consciousness: D.J. DePree and Florence Knoll

Box 4 of 12

Art for Architecture: Washington, D.C. (1895-1925)

Box 4 of 12

Craft Multiples

Box 4 of 12

The Designs of Raymond Loewy

Box 4 of 12

Peggy Bacon: Personalities and Places

Box 4 of 12

Box 5

1976

Emanuel Leutze, 1816-1868: Freedom is the Only King

Box 5 of 12

Emanuel Leutze, 1816-1868

Box 5 of 12

Portrait Miniatures from Private Collections

Box 5 of 12

America As Art

Box 5 of 12

"And There Was Light": Studies by Abraham Rattner for the Stained Glass Window, Chicago Loop Synagogue

Box 5 of 12

1876: American Art of the Centennial

Box 5 of 12

Americas: The Decorative Arts in Latin America in the Era of the Revolution

Box 5 of 12

Robert Rauschenberg

Box 5 of 12

Jacob Kainen: Prints, A Retrospective

Box 5 of 12

Box 6

1977

Recent American Etching

Box 6 of 12

Daniel Chester French: An American Sculptor

Box 6 of 12

Daniel Chester French

Box 6 of 12

China Revisited: Ink Paintings by Thomas George

Box 6 of 12

Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era

Box 6 of 12

Painting and Sculpture in California

Box 6 of 12

Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the Seventeenth Century

Box 6 of 12

Raices y Visiones/Roots and Visions

Box 6 of 12

The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862)

Box 6 of 12

The Paintings of Charles Bird King

Box 6 of 12

The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright

Box 6 of 12

Perceptions and Evocations: The Art of Elihu Vedder

Box 6 of 12

New Ways with Paper

Box 6 of 12

Mary Cassatt: Pastels and Color Prints

Box 6 of 12

Attilio Salemme: Inhabitant of a Dream

Box 6 of 12

National Collection of Fine Arts (Eve booklet)

Box 6 of 12

Contemporary Art from Alaska

Box 6 of 12

Murals in the Round: Painted Tipis of the Kiowa and Kiowa-Apache Indians

Box 6 of 12

Where Shadows Live: Alice Pike Barney and Her Friends

Box 6 of 12

Collages by Irwin Kremen

Box 6 of 12

Perceptions and Evocations: The Art of Elihu Vedder

Box 6 of 12

The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright

Box 6 of 12

William Penhallow Henderson, 1877-1943

Box 6 of 12

Clay Figures From Guerrero

Box 6 of 12

Mexican Masks

Box 6 of 12

Alan Sonfist/Trees

Box 6 of 12

Seymour Lipton: Aspects of Sculpture

Box 6 of 12

Box 7

1979

Gabor Peterdi: Forty-five Years of Printmaking

Box 7 of 12

Print and Personalities: The American Theater's First Hundred Years

Box 7 of 12

Hugo Robus (1865-1964)

Box 7 of 12

Hugo Robus (1865-1964)

Box 7 of 12

The Drawings of Morris Louis

Box 7 of 12

Box 8

1980

Jan Matulka, 1890-1972

Box 8 of 12

John K. Grabach: Seventy years an Artist

Box 8 of 12

Across the Nation: Fine Art for Federal Buildings

Box 8 of 12

Max Weber: Prints and Color Variations

Box 8 of 12

Romaine Brooks (1874-1970)

Box 8 of 12

William H. Johnson (1901-1970)

Box 8 of 12

The World of David Gilmour (1815-1865)

Box 8 of 12

The World of David Gilmour Blythe

Box 8 of 12

18th Century English Porcelain

Box 8 of 12

Biennial High School Graphics VII

Box 8 of 12

Birds

Box 8 of 12

1981

East and West: Paintings/Poems by Sheila Isham

Box 8 of 12

The Animal Image: Contemporary Objects and the Beast

Box 8 of 12

An American Perspective: Selections from the Bequest of Frank McClure

Box 8 of 12

The Print in the United States from the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Box 8 of 12

More than Land or Sky: Art from Appalachia

Box 8 of 12

A Life in Art: Alma Thomas, 1891-1978

Box 8 of 12

Perkins Harnly: From the Index of American Design

Box 8 of 12

1982

Recent Trends in Collection: Twentieth-Century Painting and Sculpture from the NMAA

Box 8 of 12

Berenice Abbott: The 20's and the 30's

Box 8 of 12

Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual (Part II)

Box 8 of 12

William H. Johnson: The Scandinavian Years

Box 8 of 12

Familiar but Unique: The Monoprints of Joseph Goldyne

Box 8 of 12

The Prints of Louis Lozowick

Box 8 of 12

1983

Elizabeth Nourse, 1859-1938: A Salon Career

Box 8 of 12

Elizabeth Nourse, 1859-1938

Box 8 of 12

Jose de Creeft: Sculpture and Drawing

Box 8 of 12

Clay for Walls: Surface Reliefs by American Artists

Box 8 of 12

The Capital Image: Painters in Washington, 1800-1915

Box 8 of 12

Sawtooths and Other Ranges of Imagination: Contemporary Art from Idaho

Box 8 of 12

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors

Box 8 of 12

Provincetown Printers: A Woodcut Tradition

Box 8 of 12

Box 9

1984

Exposed and Developed: Photography Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts

Box 9 of 12

Wood Works: Constructions by Robert Indiana

Box 9 of 12

Werner Drewes, Sixty-five Years of Printmaking

Box 9 of 12

1985

Sharing Traditions: Five Black Artists in 19th-Century America

Box 9 of 12

The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection

Box 9 of 12

Afro-American Art: 20th Century Selections

Box 9 of 12

Art, Design, and the Modern Corporation

Box 9 of 12

Romaine Brooks: In the NMAA

Box 9 of 12

Treasures from the NMAA

Box 9 of 12

Art in New Mexico

Box 9 of 12

Box 10

NO LONGER EXISTS

Box 10 of 12

Boxes 11-12

Unarranged Publications, 1920s-1980s

Boxes 11-12 of 12