History Records, 1966-1990, 1999

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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.


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


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Repository Loc.

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


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


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


  • Manuscripts
  • Videotapes
  • Phonograph records
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS01191

Physical description

2.83 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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