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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 596

National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training

Records, 1970-1978

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training
Title: Records
Dates: 1970-1978
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 596
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the activities of Lois Marie Fink as head of the Office of Research and Professional Training from 1970 to 1978. Included are incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding internships and visiting scholar programs, and reference inquiries; memoranda sent within the Office and to Museum Director Joshua C. Taylor; a large amount of exhibition and publishing materials; correspondence concerning the NCFA exhibition entitled "Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art: Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Design," 1975; expense account records; research program schedules and reports; and volunteer records.

Historical Note

The National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), Office of Research and Professional Training, was created in 1970. It served as a reference resource for internal and external inquiries, and coordinated training and volunteer programs, internships and research fellowships at NCFA. Lois Marie Fink served as the Coordinator of Research, 1970-1973, and in the same capacity as Curator of Research, 1973- .

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Descriptive Entry

These records document the activities of Lois Marie Fink as head of the Office of Research and Professional Training from 1970 to 1978. Included are incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding internships and visiting scholar programs, and reference inquiries; memoranda sent within the Office and to Museum Director Joshua C. Taylor; a large amount of exhibition and publishing materials; correspondence concerning the NCFA exhibition entitled Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art: Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Design, 1975; expense account records; research program schedules and reports; and volunteer records.

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Access Restriction

Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 596, National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Inquiries re: Professional Training Programs, June 1975-June 1976

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IV. A. Professional Training, NCFA

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Cal-in-the-Capitol Correspondence, 1971 Summer Intern Program

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One Year Applications, 1974-1975

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Correspondence/Summer, 1971-1972

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Student Inquiries re: Museum Training or Jobs, January 1974-May 1975

Box 1 of 2

One Year Internship Applications, 1973

Box 1 of 2

Inside and Outside Correspondence, January 1974-December 1976

Box 1 of 2

Research and Professional Training Chron File, September 1975-October 1976

Box 1 of 2

Learning Opportunities for Schools, 1973-1974

Box 1 of 2

General Correspondence, January-April 1977

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General Correspondence, June 1977-June 1978

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University of Delaware/NCFA Symposium Exhibition, 1974

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Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art - Microfiche Edition Text

Box 1 of 2

Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art - Microfiche Edition List of Reproductions and Index to Reproductions

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Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art - Microfiche Edition Correspondence and Memos

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Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art - Lender Files

Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Lender File [RESTRICTED]

Box 1 of 2

Kennedy Gallery

Box 1 of 2

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Box 1 of 2

Newark Museum

Box 1 of 2

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Box 1 of 2

New York Historical Society

Box 1 of 2

Page Family

Box 1 of 2

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Box 1 of 2

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Box 1 of 2

Phillips Collection

Box 1 of 2

Raydon Gallery

Box 1 of 2

M. R. Schweitzer

Box 1 of 2

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Box 1 of 2

Bayly Museum, University of Virginia

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Wadsworth Atheneum

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Whitney Museum of American Art

Box 1 of 2

Yale University Art Gallery

Box 1 of 2

Brigham Young University Art Gallery

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Correspondence with Lenders re: Artwork Not Obtained

The Century Association

Box 1 of 2

Joslyn Art Museum

Box 1 of 2

P. Mellon Collection

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Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ravenel

Box 1 of 2

M. H. DeYoung Memorial Museum

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Georgia Museum of Art

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National Gallery of Art

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The Senate House Museum

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Box 2

Memos - Joshua C. Taylor

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Memos - Exhibition and Design Department

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Memos - NCFA Staff

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Selection of Works

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Panel and Label Copy - Copy for "Academy" Poster

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Opening Night Festivities

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Documentary Section: "Some Historical References"

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Reviews

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Responses to Exhibition and the Catalogue

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence - National Academy of Design

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National Academy of Design

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Albany Institute of History and Art

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American Academy of Arts and Letters

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Allen Memorial Art Museum - Oberlin

Box 2 of 2

Archives of American Art

Box 2 of 2

Benton Estate

Box 2 of 2

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Box 2 of 2

Carolina Art Association

Box 2 of 2

Carnegie Museum

Box 2 of 2

Case Western Reserve University

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Chapellier Galleries

Box 2 of 2

Chicago Art Institute

Box 2 of 2

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

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Cleveland Museum of Art

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S. Dean Levy

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Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Box 2 of 2

Corcoran Gallery

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Detroit Institute of Arts

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Forum Galleries, New York City

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Lloyd Goodrich (Whitney Museum)

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Howard Hoffman

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Hirshhorn

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Indianapolis Museum of Art

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Mrs. Leon Kroll

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Correspondence, 1976-1977

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Correspondence, 1975

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Correspondence, 1974

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Correspondence, 1973

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Correspondence, 1972

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Correspondence, August 1970-December 1971

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Correspondence and Conference with Applicants for Research Program, 1972-1976

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Expense Account Records - Scholars' Program

Box 2 of 2

Research Program: Schedules, Seminars, September 1970-August 1973

Box 2 of 2

Lunch-Bag Seminars, 1974-1976

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Research Volunteers

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Barney Studio House - Guests, August 1970-May 1971

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