Curatorial Records, 1965-1975, 1992-2002

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Consists of records documenting curatorial activities in the Division of Social History. Staff represented in these records include curators Paul Vickers Gardner, Susan H. Myers, and J. Jefferson Miller; historian Lonn Taylor; and collections manager Sheila M. Alexander. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; agreements; object lists; loan information; photographs; and newspaper clippings.


  • Taylor, Lonn 1940-
  • Gardner, Paul Vickers 1908-1994
  • Myers, Susan H
  • Miller, J. Jefferson
  • Alexander, Sheila M


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Chronologic and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1965
  • 1965-2002
  • 1965-1975, 1992-2002


  • Social history
  • Museum loans
  • Glass
  • Museums
  • Ceramics
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museum curators


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS00480

Physical description

1.75 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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