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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-009

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Correspondence, 1964-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1964-2002
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 04-009
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes records primarily documenting the professional activities of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art. Included is correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Also includes some early correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, pertaining to artifact collecting.

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes records primarily documenting the professional activities of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art. Included is correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Also includes some early correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, pertaining to artifact collecting.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-009, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Correspondence

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Container List

Box 1

A (general), 1983-2002

Box 1 of 4

Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA), 1986-1995

Box 1 of 4

African Studies Association, 1987

Box 1 of 4

American Arts Alliance, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 4

American Federation of Arts, 1997

Box 1 of 4

American University, 1988-1992

Box 1 of 4

Amherst College, 1988-1990

Box 1 of 4

Anspach, Ernst, 1988-1997

Box 1 of 4

B (general), 1983-2002

Box 1 of 4

Bastin, Marie-Louise, 1993-1999

Box 1 of 4

Bloch, Richard, 1986-1990

Box 1 of 4

Brown, J. Carter, 1993-2001

Box 1 of 4

C (general), 1983-2002 [two folders]

Box 1 of 4

Cohen, David William, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 4

Carlebach, Josepha, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 4

Centre International des Civilisations Bantu (CICIBA), 1985-1997

Box 1 of 4

Cole, Herbert "Skip", 1985-1995

Box 1 of 4

D (general), 1983-2002

Box 1 of 4

Davies Murphy Partners, 1995

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Allen, Roz Kirkland/K'artoon Limited, 1995

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Arcade Gallery of London (Peter Wengraf), 1986-1992

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Astro Minerals Ltd African Art Dept, 1990

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Art First (London), 1998

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Barist/Joan Barist Primitive Art, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Blandin, Andre, 1998

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Brandt, Alan, 1964-1975, 1983-2000 (deceased)

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Brandt, Damon, 1988

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Brill, William, 1986-1991

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Bussel, Loed Van, 1984-1990

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Charrier, Irene de, 1983-1994

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Delbanco, Kurt, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Debenest, Christian, 1986

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - de Kolb, Eric, 1985-1991

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Duponchel, Christian, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Egloff, Prof. Dr. Michel, 1991-1993

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Haug, R.P.F. (Nok terracottas), 1989

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Kitnick, Barry (Gallery K Inc), 1984-1986

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Knight, Natalie (Natalie Knight Gallery), 1994

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Lehuard, Raoul, 1987

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Le Marie Tranier Gallery, 1991

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Lipkin Gallery Inc., 1990

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Luttik, Kunsthandel, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - McGuire, Mary Evelyn, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Menist, A., 1984

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Miller, Charles D., 1986

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Nasser, Ron, 1988

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Newport African Art Gallery, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Popper, Susi, 1988

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Renaudeau, Michel, 1989

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Robertson, Eric, 1991-1995

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Rolin, F., 1984

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Starfire Gallery, 1991

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Stebich, Ute, 1989

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Weston, Robert T., 1988

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Withofs, Patricia, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Dealer - Zango, Linda A., 1988

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Dhlomo-Mautloa, Bongi, 1995

Box 2 of 4

Donhauser, Louise, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 4

E (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Eicher, Joanne, 1997-1999

Box 2 of 4

Erwin, Frank, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 4

Ethnographic Arts Society, 1990-1992

Box 2 of 4

F (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Faletti, R., 1990-2001

Box 2 of 4

Furman, Aaron and Jo, 1992

Box 2 of 4

G (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Getty Leadership Program, 1997-1998

Box 2 of 4

Guyana, 1988

Box 2 of 4

H (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Hanes, Gordon, 1989-1995

Box 2 of 4

Harvard University and Harvard Program for Museum Directors, 1984-2000

Box 2 of 4

Howard University, 1990-2000

Box 2 of 4

I (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Indiana University, 1995-2000

Box 2 of 4

Pascal, Imperato, 1971-1993

Box 2 of 4

Institute of Museum Services, 1988-1994

Box 2 of 4

J (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Janzen, John, 1994

Box 2 of 4

Jones, Lois Mailou, 1992-1995

Box 2 of 4

Joss, Jerome, 1987-1992

Box 2 of 4

K (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Kelly, Bernice, 1995-1998

Box 2 of 4

Kolb, Eric de, 1975-1986

Box 2 of 4

Kossack, Steve, 1985

Box 2 of 4

L (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

Lerner, Abram & Pauline, 1987-1995

Box 2 of 4

Loftus, Doris, 1997

Box 2 of 4

Lincoln University, 1995-2000

Box 2 of 4

Lippman, Abbot and Ruth, 1985-1995

Box 2 of 4

M (general), 1983-2002

Box 2 of 4

MacGaffey, Wyatt, 1992-1994

Box 2 of 4

Mansfield Art Center, Ohio, 1990

Box 2 of 4

Mark, Peter, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 4

McClain, Dr. Jeoraldean, 1999-2000

Box 2 of 4

Morehouse College, 2001

Box 2 of 4

McGhee, George, 1984

Box 2 of 4

McMillan, Genevieve, 1985-1998

Box 2 of 4

McMurray, Nancy, 1983

Box 2 of 4

Menil Foundation, 1987

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Museums (general), 1983-2002

Box 3 of 4

N (general), 1983-2002

Box 3 of 4

Nesmith, Fisher, Estate of., 1991-1993

Box 3 of 4

National Endowment for the Arts, 1983-1995

Box 3 of 4

National Geographic Society, 1984-2000

Box 3 of 4

Nzegwu, Nkiru, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 4

Nicol, Davidson, 1983-1990

Box 3 of 4

O (general), 1983-2002

Box 3 of 4

OAN, 1995

Box 3 of 4

O'Keefe, John, 1985

Box 3 of 4

Oud, Peter, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 4

P (general), 1983-2002

Box 3 of 4

Patterson, Mrs. Jefferson, 1983-1985

Box 3 of 4

Perutz Collection, 1988

Box 3 of 4

Pew Charitable Trust, 1993

Box 3 of 4

Q (general), 1983-2002

Box 3 of 4

R (general), 1983-2002

Box 3 of 4

Rook, Anita, 1987-1995

Box 3 of 4

Rorke's Drift Graphics, United States Information Agency (USIA)/South Africa Trip/ S. Williams, 1991

Box 3 of 4

Ryder System, 1989

Box 3 of 4

S (general), 1983-2002 [two folders]

Box 3 of 4

Sainsbury Center for the Arts, 1988-1995

Box 3 of 4

Selden, Florence, 1988-1999

Box 3 of 4

Shamir, Marli re: photographs, 1995

Box 3 of 4

Sims, Joyce, 1995-2002

Box 3 of 4

Siroto, Leon, 1989-1998

Box 3 of 4

Spelman College, 1984-1990

Box 3 of 4

T (general), 1983-2002

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Tuskegee, 1999-2000

Box 4 of 4

TransAfrica, 1992-96

Box 4 of 4

U (general), 1983-2002

Box 4 of 4

University of Maryland, 1990-2000

Box 4 of 4

USIA Nigeria, 1999

Box 4 of 4

V (general), 1983-2002

Box 4 of 4

Vermont Studio Center, 1998-2000

Box 4 of 4

Vogel, Susan, 1994

Box 4 of 4

W (general), 1983-2002

Box 4 of 4

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA), 1992-1993

Box 4 of 4

Washington Project for the Arts, 1985

Box 4 of 4

WETA, 1985-1995

Box 4 of 4

WGBH, 1983-1999

Box 4 of 4

The White House, 1995-1996

Box 4 of 4

Willett, Frank, 1984-1997

Box 4 of 4

X, Y, Z (general), 1983-2002

Box 4 of 4