History Records, 1966-1990, 1999

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the history of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, from the original collection and installations to the establishment of new programs and anniversary events. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; object lists; docent handbooks; legislative documents; checklists; floor plans; policies; information about the Joseph H. Hirshhorn bequests; Board of Trustees bylaws and meeting minutes; agreements with Joseph H. Hirshhorn and the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation; videotapes; announcements; phonograph records; and related materials.

Subject

  • Hirshhorn, Joseph H
  • Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Board of Trustees

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Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
  • To view related record series, refer to "Related to" below.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1966
  • 1966-1999
  • 1966-1990, 1999

Topic

  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Special events
  • Museums--Administration
  • Art, Modern
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Videotapes
  • Phonograph records
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS01191

Physical description

2.83 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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