Administrative Records, 1977-1996

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Summary

Consists of records documenting administrative activities of the department and its predecessors (Department of Painting and Sculpture and the Department of Graphic Arts), and when the museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts. Topics in this series include: meetings, fellowships, fund raising, interns, programs, travel, and personnel. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, design plans, reports, subject files, meeting agendas, committee files, notes, and related records.

Creator

National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Curatorial Department

Subject

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

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

  • 1977
  • 1977-1996

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Museums
  • Art museums
  • Museum curators

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00360

Physical description

3.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings