Curatorial Correspondence, 1976-2006

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Consists of correspondence documenting research, collection development, departmental programs, external relations, professional activities, and other activities of the curators during the tenures of Milton Sonday, Assistant Curator, 1967-1976, and Curator, 1976-1997; Gillian Moss, Curatorial Assistant, 1983-1984, Assistant Curator, 1984-1985, and Curator, 1999-c. 2002; Matilda McQuaid, Curator, 2002- ; and Susan Brown, Assistant Curator, c. 2001- . Materials and include incoming and outgoing correspondence and attachments, such as photographs and slides.


  • Sonday, Milton
  • Moss, Gillian
  • McQuaid, Matilda
  • Brown, Susan


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1976
  • 1976-2006

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Decoration and ornament
  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Textiles
  • Textile fabrics
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Research
  • Decorative arts
  • Museum curators


  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies

Local number

SIA RS00905

Physical description

2 cu. ft. processed holdings

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