Publicity Records, 1967-2002

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Consists of records documenting Smithsonian American Art Museum publicity activities. Topics include: exhibitions, lectures, films, publications, and other Museum activities. Materials include outgoing and incoming correspondence; exhibition publications, brochures, and posters; lists of exhibition items; newspaper clippings, or reviews, pertaining to exhibitions; and Smithsonian Institution press releases that announce current and upcoming Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibitions. In addition there are photographs and contact sheets of symposium receptions, exhibition openings, and special events in which distinguished persons attended. Some materials are in electronic format.


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1967
  • 1967-2002


  • Public relations
  • Art museums
  • Publicity
  • Museums
  • Special events
  • Museums--Public relations


  • Posters
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Compact discs

Local number

SIA RS00836

Physical description

  • 1 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 15.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • Oversize materials unprocessed holdings

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