Experimental Gallery Records, 1983-1994

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the administrative activities associated with the Experimental Gallery, once located in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building. The Experimental Gallery was established in 1991 and became defunct in 1994. The records were created during the tenures of Kimberly Camp, Director, 1989-1994; and Freida D. Austin, Assistant Director, 1991-1994. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, logistical and budgetary papers; reports, funding and financial papers; contracts and personnel records; audio and videotapes; photographs, slides and transparencies; proposals; designs; scripts; floor plans and blueprints; evaluations; and concept drawings and sketches. A few early records from 1979 are intermingled.

Subject

  • Camp, Kimberly
  • Austin, Freida D
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Museums
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)

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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

  • 1983
  • 1983-1994

Topic

Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Videotapes
  • Audiotapes
  • Sketches
  • Color transparencies
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Floor plans
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Pamphlets

Local number

SIA RS00755

Physical description

  • 30.28 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • Oversize materials unprocessed holdings

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