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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 476

National Museum of American Art. Department of Graphic Arts

Records, 1966-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art. Department of Graphic Arts
Title: Records
Dates: 1966-1989
Quantity: 17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 476
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

In 1983 the Department of Prints and Drawings was renamed the Department of Graphic Arts. Joann Moser, who joined the staff in 1985 as Curator, became Curator-in-Charge, 1987- . These records consist of files documenting exhibitions organized by the Department of Prints and Drawings and the Department of Graphic Arts, 1968-1987, under the leadership of Moser. Also included is a small amount of material left behind by curators Jacob Kainen and Janet A. Flint. Some materials date to when the museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, label text, object lists, loan information, clippings, images, newsletters, course lecture notes, floor plans, catalogue manuscripts, checklists, lists of recent acquisitions, research files, and other related materials.

Historical Note

In 1983, the Department of Prints and Drawings was renamed the Department of Graphic Arts. Joann Moser, who joined the staff in 1985 as Curator, became Curator-in-Charge, 1987- .

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Descriptive Entry

These records consist of files documenting exhibitions organized by the Department of Prints and Drawings and the Department of Graphic Arts, 1968-1987, under the leadership of Moser. Also included is a small amount of material left behind by curators Jacob Kainen and Janet A. Flint. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, label text, object lists, loan information, clippings, images, newsletters, course lecture notes, floor plans, catalogue manuscripts, checklists, lists of recent acquisitions, research files, and other related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 476, National Museum of American Art. Department of Graphic Arts, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Boris Anisfeldt: 20 Years of Designs for the Theater, 1971 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 17

Boris Anisfeldt: Research, 1971 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 17

John Davis Hatch: 150 Years of Drawings, 1971

Box 1 of 17

Hidden Aspects of the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1971

Box 1 of 17

Graphics 1971: West Coast, USA

Box 1 of 17

Venice 35: Smithsonian Workshop Prints, 1971

Box 1 of 17

Thomas Eakins Photographs, 1971

Box 1 of 17

Showhegan Graphics Series, 1971

Box 1 of 17

Wolf Trap and List Art Posters, 1971

Box 1 of 17

Paul Manship (1885-1966), 1970-1971

Box 1 of 17

Winslow Homer, 1974-1975

Box 1 of 17

S. MacDonald-Wright

Box 1 of 17

Leonard Baskin, 1970

Box 1 of 17

Thomas Nast, 1970

Box 1 of 17

American Master Prints from the Smithsonian Collections, 1971

Box 1 of 17

William H. Holmes: Prints and Drawings, 1970

Box 1 of 17

The March of America

Box 1 of 17

Milton Avery, 1970

Box 1 of 17

WPA Prints, 1935-1943 [October 1-December 15, 1968]

Box 1 of 17

Werner Drewes: Woodcuts [August 14-October 5, 1969]

Box 1 of 17

Prospective Exhibitions, 1971

Box 1 of 17

Work for NCFA Exhibitions

Box 1 of 17

Office of Exhibits, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 17

Exhibits Committee, 1966-1969

Box 1 of 17

Correspondence, 1968-1969

Box 1 of 17

Box 2

Exhibit Schedules, 1974-1984

Box 2 of 17

NCFA: Contemporary American Drawings, Exhibition Proposal, 1979

Box 2 of 17

Plans for Future Shows: Memoranda, 1968-1984

Box 2 of 17

Acquisitions, 1969-1970

Box 2 of 17

National Portrait Gallery: Catalogue List

Box 2 of 17

National Museum of American Art: Publications List

Box 2 of 17

Anni Albers

Box 2 of 17

Internship Council Definitions of Non-Employees, 1983

Box 2 of 17

Commemorations, 1983

Box 2 of 17

Lozowick Traveling Exhibition, 1983-1984

Box 2 of 17

Exhibition Proposals: Janet Flint and Betsy Broun, 1984

Box 2 of 17

The Way of Good and Evil: Popular Religious Lithographs of 19th Century America, 1972 [includes photographs] (2 folders)

Box 2 of 17

Suggested Print Tour

Box 2 of 17

Werner Drewes Correspondence, 1969

Box 2 of 17

Exhibition Prospectus, 1984

Box 2 of 17

P and D Collection, 1969

Box 2 of 17

Johann Hermann Carmiencke, 1973 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 17

8th Dulin National Print and Drawings Competition, 1973

Box 2 of 17

Hayter Exhibition, 1969

Box 2 of 17

Monotype: Edition of One, 1972

Box 2 of 17

Dusseldorf Academy and the Americans, 1973

Box 2 of 17

Solon H. Borglum: Drawings and Sculpture, 1972

Box 2 of 17

4th Members: Washington Print Club, 1972

Box 2 of 17

Box 3

Granite Gallery Installation, 1973

Box 3 of 17

Graphics 1973: Ralston Crawford, 1973

Box 3 of 17

Prints by Karl Schrag, 1972

Box 3 of 17

Acquisitions, 1972

Box 3 of 17

Artists-Naturalists: Observations in the Americas, 1972

Box 3 of 17

Drawings by William Glackins, 1972 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 17

Prints by J. Alden Weir, 1972

Box 3 of 17

Three Contemporary Printmakers, 1973 [includes photographs] (2 folders)

Box 3 of 17

Modern American Woodcuts, 1973

Box 3 of 17

Steinberg at the Smithsonian, 1973 [includes photographs] (2 folders)

Box 3 of 17

Box 4

A Measure of Beauty, 1973 (5 folders)

Box 4 of 17

Chaim Gross, 1974 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 17

Two Decades of American Prints, 1974

Box 4 of 17

5th Members Exhibition, 1974

Box 4 of 17

Eight From California, 1974-1975 [includes photographs] (4 folders)

Box 4 of 17

Acquisitions, 1975

Box 4 of 17

Corcoran Reproductions, 1976 [includes photographs]

Box 4 of 17

Box 5

Abraham Rattner, 1976 [includes photographs] (4 folders)

Box 5 of 17

Peggy Bacon, 1975-1976 (folders 1-10 of 17)

Box 5 of 17

Box 6

Peggy Bacon, 1975-1976 (folders 11-17 of 17)

Box 6 of 17

Schedules of Changing Exhibitions, 1976-1978

Box 6 of 17

WPA/FAP Graphics, 1976

Box 6 of 17

America as Art, 1976 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 17

Louis Lozowick, 1976 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 17

George Miller, 1976 (4 folders)

Box 6 of 17

Box 7

Washington Print Club, 1976 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 17

Jacob Kainen Retrospective, 1976-1977 [includes photographs] (7 folders)

Box 7 of 17

Raphael Soyer, 1977 [includes photographs] (Folders 1-4 of 5)

Box 7 of 17

Box 8

Raphael Soyer, 1977 (Folder 5 of 5)

Box 8 of 17

Recent American Etching, 1977

Box 8 of 17

Seymour Lipton, 1977

Box 8 of 17

Acquisitions, 1978

Box 8 of 17

American Color Woodcuts, 1978-1979 - Press Coverage

Box 8 of 17

American Color Woodcuts, 1978-1979 - Loan Requests and Receipt/Incoming Objects

Box 8 of 17

American Color Woodcuts, 1978-1979 - Various Correspondence

Box 8 of 17

American Color Woodcuts, 1978-1979 - In-House Memoranda

Box 8 of 17

Mary Cassatt: Pastels and Color Prints, 1978 [includes photographs] (7 folders)

Box 8 of 17

Childhood: Children in American Art - Label Copy, 1979

Box 8 of 17

Granite Gallery Installation - Label Copy, 1978

Box 8 of 17

Washington Print Club Members Show, 1978

Box 8 of 17

Box 9

Irwin Kremen, 1978

Box 9 of 17

Mauricio Lasansky, 1977-1978 [includes photographs]

Box 9 of 17

Past and Present, 1978

Box 9 of 17

New Ways with Paper, 1977-1978 [includes photographs] (7 folders)

Box 9 of 17

Box 10

Elihu Vedder, 1978

Box 10 of 17

William Penhallow Henderson, 1978-1979

Box 10 of 17

Jackson Pollock: New Found Works, 1978-1979

Box 10 of 17

Prints for the People, 1979 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 17

Gabor Peterdi, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Childhood: Children in American Art, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Sculpture and the Federal Triangle, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Contemporary Art from Alaska, 1978

Box 10 of 17

Prints and Drawings for Art of the Child, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Prints and Personalities: The American Theater's First One Hundred Years, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Prints and Personalities - Duncan McCosker, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Prints and Personalities - Manuscript/Catalogue/Label Copy, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Prints and Personalities - Press Coverage, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Prints and Personalities - Correspondence and Loan Agreements, 1979

Box 10 of 17

Granite Gallery, 1979-1980

Box 10 of 17

Morris Louis, 1980 (11 folders)

Box 10 of 17

Box 11

Morris Louis - Drawings, 1980 (2 folders)

Box 11 of 17

Acquisitions, 1980

Box 11 of 17

American Perspective: McClure Bequest, 1981 (2 folders)

Box 11 of 17

Art for All, 1980-1981 [includes photographs] (2 folders)

Box 11 of 17

Washington Print Club "Man and Beast," 1980 [includes photographs] (3 folders)

Box 11 of 17

Granite Gallery Acquisitions, 1980-1981

Box 11 of 17

Birds, 1980 (3 folders)

Box 11 of 17

High School Graphics VII, 1980

Box 11 of 17

Box 12

Violet Oakley, 1980 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Entries

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Publication

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Requests for Free Checklist

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Mexico City Installation

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Dr. Taylor's Comments on Manuscripts

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Loan Agreements

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Mexican Publication

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Clippings/Press Coverage

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Entries

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Installation

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Manuscript (Final Draft of Mexican Publication)

Box 12 of 17

The Print in the United States, 1981-1982 - Manuscript of NMAA Checklist

Box 12 of 17

Washington Print Club "In Pursuit of...," 1982

Box 12 of 17

Prints and Multiples, 1982 (3 folders)

Box 12 of 17

Box 13

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Catalogues Sent to Enclosed

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Press Coverage

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Label Copy/Panel Text

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Lenders to Show

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Loan Agreements

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Label Copy

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - General

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Incoming Receipts

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Artists

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Photography

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Research

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Acknowledgments

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - List of Works

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Bibliography

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Janet's Research

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Catalogue

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Catalogue Entries

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Prospectus

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Photographs

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Rights and Reproductions

Box 13 of 17

Provincetown Printers, 1983-1984 - Outside Correspondence (3 folders)

Box 13 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors, 1983 - Manuscript/Publication

Box 13 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors, 1983 - Images

Box 13 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors, 1983 - Press Coverage

Box 13 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors, 1983 - Prospectus

Box 13 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors, 1983 - Working Cards and Research

Box 13 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors, 1983 - Photography/Framing

Box 13 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: The Late Watercolors, 1983 - Memoranda and Correspondence

Box 13 of 17

Selections from the Graphic Arts Collection, 1984 - Prospectus

Box 13 of 17

Selections from the Graphic Arts Collection, 1984 - Catalogue Entries

Box 13 of 17

Selections from the Graphic Arts Collection, 1984 - Checklist

Box 13 of 17

Selections from the Graphic Arts Collection, 1984 - Conservation

Box 13 of 17

Selections from the Graphic Arts Collection, 1984 - Installation Information

Box 13 of 17

Selections from the Graphic Arts Collection, 1984 - Label Copy

Box 13 of 17

Selections from the Graphic Arts Collection, 1984 - Photography

Box 13 of 17

Box 14

Granite Gallery, 1982

Box 14 of 17

Granite Gallery, 1983

Box 14 of 17

Acquisitions, 1982

Box 14 of 17

W. H. Johnson, 1982

Box 14 of 17

Louis Lozowick Retrospective, 1982-1983 (2 folders)

Box 14 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: Late Watercolors, 1983 - Various Articles on Hawthorne

Box 14 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: Late Watercolors, 1983 - Loan Agreements

Box 14 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: Late Watercolors, 1983 - Information on Traveling of Exhibition

Box 14 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: Late Watercolors, 1983 - Label Copy

Box 14 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: Late Watercolors, 1983 - The Letters of Charles Hawthorne and Other Exhibitions

Box 14 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: Late Watercolors, 1983 - Checklist

Box 14 of 17

Charles W. Hawthorne: Late Watercolors, 1983 - Conservation

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - General (2 folders)

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Checklist

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Correspondence

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Prospectus

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Label Copy

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Press Coverage

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Installation Information

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Catalogue Entries

Box 14 of 17

Howard Cook, 1984 - Manuscript Publication

Box 14 of 17

Prints 1960-1970: Selections for the Collection, 1984

Box 14 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Catalogue Manuscript

Box 14 of 17

Box 15

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Photography Catalogue

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Photography

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Publication Budget and Procedure

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Drafts of Catalogue Entries

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Press Coverage

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Checklist

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Design and Production

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Research Support

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Label Copy

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Tour

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Wang Lists

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - Memoranda and Invitations

Box 15 of 17

NEA: Exposed and Developed, 1984 - May Symposium

Box 15 of 17

Siskind Publicity/Museum Programs, 1984

Box 15 of 17

People and Places, 1984-1985

Box 15 of 17

Creation and Renewal: Views of Cotapaxi by Frederic Edwin Church, 1985

Box 15 of 17

Lithographs of James McNeil Whistler, 1985

Box 15 of 17

From Zoo to Art, 1985

Box 15 of 17

Read Files, June-December 1982 (2 folders)

Box 15 of 17

Read Files, 1983 (4 folders)

Box 15 of 17

Read Files, 1984 (4 folders)

Box 15 of 17

Read Files, January-June 1985 (2 folders)

Box 15 of 17

Box 16

Read Files, July-December 1985 (3 folders)

Box 16 of 17

Read Files, 1986 (5 folders)

Box 16 of 17

Read Files, 1987 (5 folders)

Box 16 of 17

Box 17

Read Files, 1988 (4 folders)

Box 17 of 17

Read Files, 1989

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Printmaking: A Historical Survey (Associates Course, Spring 1967)

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Peter Morse, Mrs. Sloan, etc., re: John Sloan's Prints

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Introduction to John Sloan's Prints

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Peter Morse, 1967-1969

Box 17 of 17

Mrs. John Sloan, 1966-1967

Box 17 of 17

Editorial Projects, Inc. - Ralph E. Shikes, 1968

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Andrew Stasik Article, 1968

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Marc Gerstein, 1968

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Prints of Raphael Soyer, 1967

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Etchings of Canaletto, 1966-1969

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - History of Printmaking, Fall 1967 Class

Box 17 of 17

J. Kainen - Oppenheim Article

Box 17 of 17

Interns, 1971-1983

Box 17 of 17

Artyfacts, 1969

Box 17 of 17

Info-Explorer, July 1976-June 1977

Box 17 of 17

Correspondence - Miscellaneous, 1970

Box 17 of 17

Correspondence - General, 1967

Box 17 of 17

Correspondence - Requests for Information, 1970

Box 17 of 17