Exhibition Records, 1965-1987


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Consists of records documenting exhibitions organized by the department. This series also contains records created by the office under its former name, Department of Prints and Drawings, and when the museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; scripts; itineraries; schedules; curatorial records; proposals; brochures; biographical information; label text; newspaper clippings; research notes; loan agreements; press releases; slides and photographs; acquisition forms; and budget records.


National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Department of Graphic Arts


  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Department of Prints and Drawings
  • National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)


Series Level Description


  • 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.



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1965
  • 1965-1987


Art museums


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Color transparencies
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RS00364

Physical description

17.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings