Exhibition Records, 1953-1982

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Consists of records documenting exhibition activities of the department. Activities include compiling material for the exhibition catalog, exhibition, bibliographies, biographies, and/or chronologies; and conducting research about the artist and his or her work. Information about the handling, placement, security, and display of the exhibited material is also included. Materials correspondence, memoranda, lists, forms, loan files, notes, clippings, and photographs.


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Organized into subseries: Research records--Administrative records--Photographs. Alphabetic and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1953
  • 1953-1982


  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum curators


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Clippings

Local number

SIA RS00372

Physical description

  • 40.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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