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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 94-145

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director

Subject Files, circa 1973-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Title: Subject Files
Dates: circa 1973-1988
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-145
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Office of the Director in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984; James Demetrion, Director, 1985-present; Stephen E. Weil, Deputy Director, 1974-present; Nancy F. Kirkpatrick, Administrative Officer, 1977-1979, Executive Officer, 1980-1990, and Assistant Director, 1991; and some files of Cynthia Jaffe McCabe, Assistant Curator, 1969, Associate Curator, 1970-1978, and Curator of Exhibits, 1979-1986. The records mostly pertain to exhibition planning, acquisitions and loans, symposia, budget, and HMSG facility management.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document activities of the Office of the Director in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984; James Demetrion, Director, 1985-present; Stephen E. Weil, Deputy Director, 1974-present; Nancy F. Kirkpatrick, Administrative Officer, 1977-1979, Executive Officer, 1980-1990, and Assistant Director, 1991; and some files of Cynthia Jaffe McCabe, Assistant Curator, 1969, Associate Curator, 1970-1978, and Curator of Exhibits, 1979-1986. The records mostly pertain to exhibition planning, acquisitions and loans, symposia, budget, and HMSG facility management.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-145, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Lerner, Abram: Retirement, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Demetrion, James T.: Installment as Director of HMSG, 1984. Includes photograph.

Box 1 of 4

Reinhardt, John E.: Memoranda, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Kellogg Museum Education Project, 1983

Box 1 of 4

McCormick-Adams, Robert: Memoranda to the Secretary, 1984-1986

Box 1 of 4

National Museum of American Art, 1981-1985

Box 1 of 4

Council of Bureau Directors, 1987

Box 1 of 4

Kadishman, Menashe

Box 1 of 4

Anderson, Dean

Box 1 of 4

Ripley, S. Dillon: Memoranda to the Secretary, 1982-1986

Box 1 of 4

Taylor, Kendall

Box 1 of 4

National Museum of American Art, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 4

O'Doherty, Brian: Whitney Communication Corporation, 1973-1974

Box 1 of 4

Zabriskie Gallery, 1978-1985

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Rivinius, Edward

Box 2 of 4

Memoranda, 1983

Box 2 of 4

McCabe, Cynthia Jaffe: Memoranda, 1973-1985

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence, A-L, 1982-1985

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Correspondence, M-Z, 1982-1986

Box 3 of 4

Rathbone, Perry, 1983

Box 3 of 4

Courtmanche, Arthur

Box 3 of 4

Arnot, Denise

Box 3 of 4

Film Program, 1980-1981

Box 3 of 4

Millard, Charles

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Public Attendance, 1984

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian National Associates, 1982-1986

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Budget 1987 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Budget 1986

Box 4 of 4

Exhibitions, 1985-1987

Box 4 of 4

Nancy Graves Exhibition, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Central European Exhibition, 1987-1988

Box 4 of 4

Roger Brown Exhibition, 1986

Box 4 of 4

British Sculpture Exhibition, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 4

Lucian Freud Exhibition, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 4

Hirshhorn Bequest, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 4

Information Management Task Groups, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Surveys, 1980, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Women's Committee Projects, 1986

Box 4 of 4

"The Eighties" Exhibition

Box 4 of 4

Moskowitz, Robert

Box 4 of 4

Collections Management Audit, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Budget 1986 (5 folders)

Box 4 of 4