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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-077

National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research

Curatorial Records, 1983-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1983-1992
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 02-077
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes the curatorial records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director of Collections and Research, with related material produced by Rosyln A. Walker, Research Curator; Bryna Freyer and Andrea Nicolls, Assistant Curators; and Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator. The records primarily document the National Museum of African Art's (NMAfA) inaugural exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life," which Sieber organized with assistance from Walker, and the traveling exhibition "African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire." The material consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, catalogue work, installation, special events, object loans, and publicity; an acoustiguide script to the exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life"; public inquiries and curatorial responses regarding the identification and assessment of objects; and list of special events at NMAfA.

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes the curatorial records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director of Collections and Research, with related material produced by Rosyln A. Walker, Research Curator; Bryna Freyer and Andrea Nicolls, Assistant Curators; and Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator. The records primarily document the National Museum of African Art's (NMAfA) inaugural exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life," which Sieber organized with assistance from Walker, and the traveling exhibition "African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire." The material consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, catalogue work, installation, special events, object loans, and publicity; an acoudstiguide script to the exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life"; public inquiries and curatorial responses regarding the identification and assessment of objects; and list of special events at NMAfA.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-077, National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Crownover, David (Anonymous Loan), 1985-1987

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General Correspondence, 1987-1988

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Anspach, Dr. Ernst, 1987

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Etnografisch Museum (Antwerp), 1985-1987

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Verbeemen-Felis, Mr. and Mrs. H., 1986

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Art Institute of Chicago, 1985-1987

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The Brooklyn Museum, 1985-1987

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Bussel, Loed van (via S. Williams), 1986-1987

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Cincinnati Art Museum, 1985-1988

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Cleveland Museum of Art, 1985-1986

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Museum of Cultural History, 1985-1987

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African Art in the Cycle of Life (Photographic Correspondence), 1987

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Detroit Institute of Arts, 1985-1987

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Museu de Etnologia do Ultramar (Lisbon), 1985-1987

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Museo National des Arts Afrcaines et Oceaniens (Paris), 1985-1986

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Musee Royal de L'Afrique Centrale, 1985-1987

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Alain de Monbrison, 1986-1987

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985

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Dr. Daniel Malcolm, 1985

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Jacobs, Robert Mr., 1985-1987

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Grunwald, Mr/Mrs. John, 1985

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Ginzberg, Mr. and Mrs. Marc, 1985-1987

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Frum, Mr. Murray, 1985-1987

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Fourquet, Mr. Andre, 1985-1987

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Ford, M/Mrs Walter B, II, 1985-1986

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Harrison Eiteljorg Collection, 1985-1986

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Indiana University Art Museum, 1985-1986

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Field Museum of Natural History, 1983-1986

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African Reflections, 1989-1991

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Photographers, 1986

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Development, 1987

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Acoustiguide, 1987

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Cycle/Return of Photographic Materials, 1987

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Media and PR Appointments, 1986-1987

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General Correspondence, 1985-1986

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General Correspondence, 1986-1989

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General Correspondence, 1984-1988

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General Correspondence, 1987-1988

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General Correspondence, 1991-1992

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Naiman, Jack, 1985-1987

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General Correspondence, 1985-1992

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de Grunne, Comte Baudouin, 1985-1988

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Linden-Museum Stuttgart, 1985-1987

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-1986

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Musee de l'Homme (Paris), 1985-1987

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Museum of Mankind, 1985-1987

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National Museums of Scotland, 1985-1987

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 1986

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Peabody Museum (Cambridge), 1985

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Perls, Klaus (Perls Gallery), 1985

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M. et Mme. Francois Propper, 1986-1987

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Rietberg Museum, 1985

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Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde (Leiden), 1985-1986

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Royal Ontario Museum, 1985

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Ulmer Museum, 1985-1988

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University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-1986

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Vranken-Hoet, Dr. and Mrs. Guilliaume, 1985-1986

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Museum fur Volkerkunde (Berlin), 1985-1987

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General Correspondence, 1985-1987

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Horniman Museum and Library, 1985-1987

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Recent Photo Search/Orders, 1985-1986

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Orders for Supply Services (Photographic Services), 1985-1987

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African Art in the Cycle of Life (Photography work in the USA), N/A

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African Art in the Cycle of Life (Color Illustrations), N/A

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African Art in the Cycle of Life (Photo Credits), 1986-1987

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Shipping/Arrivals, 1987

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African Art in the Cycle of Life (List of Lenders and Couriers), 1986-1987

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African Art in the Cycle of Life (Photograph Correspondence 1986), 1985-1987

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African Art in the Cycle of Life (Photograph Sources), 1986-1987

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