Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American Art. Conservation Laboratory
Departmental Records, circa 1965-1988
These records document conservation activities of the Conservation Laboratory, National Museum of American Art (NMAA), which was established in 1967. Materials include the staff correspondence and memoranda of Charles H. Olin, Painting Conservator, 1967, and Senior Conservator, 1968-1971; Anton Konrad, Objects Conservator, 1972-1973; Thomas Carter, Senior Conservator, 1974-1981; Katherine Eirk, Paper Conservator, 1975-1985; Stefano Scafetta, Painting Conservator, 1973-1980, and Senior Conservator, 1981- ; Ann M. Creager, Painting Conservator, 1978- ; Ronald Quentin Rankin, Jr., Painting Conservator, 1981- ; Catherine I. Maynor, Paper Conservator, 1986- ; and Fern L. Bleckner, Paper Conservator, 1986- . Records also include conservation guideline manuals, articles, and papers; personnel material; restoration reports; paper conservation work lists; minutes of meetings; contracts; and budgetary information.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Bleckner, Fern L.
- Carter, Thomas
- Creager, Ann M.
- Eirk, Katherine
- Konrad, Anton
- Maynor, Catherine I.
- Olin, Charles H.
- Rankin, Ronald Quentin, Jr.
- Scafetta, Stefano
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-080, National Museum of American Art. Conservation Laboratory, Departmental Records