Exhibition Records, 1920-2004

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Summary

Consists of records documenting exhibition activities of the office for the Smithsonian American Art Museum, formerly the National Museum of American Art, and the Renwick Gallery. This office was formerly known as the Office of Registration and Collections Management and the Office of the Registrar. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; condition reports; checklists; insurance records; shipping invoices; lender files; budget records; prospectuses; loan agreements, conservation information; floor plans; brochures; color photographs, negatives, and transparencies; and black-and-white photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Creator

Smithsonian American Art Museum Registrar's Office

Subject

  • Renwick Gallery
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of Registration and Collections Management
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of Registration and Collections Management
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Registrar

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1920
  • 1920-2004

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museum registrars
  • Art museums
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Color negatives
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Floor plans
  • Floppy disks
  • Brochures
  • Color transparencies
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS00565

Physical description

  • 36.33 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 37.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings