Exhibition Records, 1985-2000

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Consists of records documenting the development, planning, and production of exhibitions. Materials include memoranda, accepted proposals, plans, concept outlines, budget and fundraising materials, correspondence with donors and sponsors, exhibition team meeting minutes, education planning materials, checklists, photographs of objects with label corrections, photocopies of donor cards, scripts, floor plans, installation information, conservation reports, 35mm slides of objects, and "Object Temporarily Left" forms.


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1985
  • 1985-2000


  • Decoration and ornament
  • Art museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Decorative arts


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Color transparencies

Local number

SIA RS00897

Physical description

6.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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