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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-010

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Exhibition Records, 1983-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1983-2002
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 04-010
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the exhibition records of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; meeting minutes; blueprints; artifact inventory lists; photographs; lecture papers; information on curators Roy Sieber and Philip L. Ravenhill; and articles.

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes the exhibition records of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; meeting minutes; blueprints; artifact inventory lists; photographs; lecture papers; information on curators Roy Sieber and Philip L. Ravenhill; and articles.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-010, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Walker, Roslyn A.: General, 1997-2002

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Walker, Roslyn A.: Curriculum Vitae

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Walker, Roslyn A.: Photographs, 1997-2002

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SI Community Committee: "Artists at Work" exhibition, 1996 [three folders]

Box 1 of 2

SI Community Committee: "Artists at Work" exhibition, 2000 [two folders]

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NMAfA Inaugural Exhibitions, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Ravenhill, Philip: Chief Curator, 1987-1997 [four folders]

Box 1 of 2

Sieber, Roy: Associate Director for Collections and Research, 1983-2001 [two folders]

Box 1 of 2

Rosenthal Book (Sieber), 1994-1993

Box 1 of 2

Williams, Sylvia H.: Presentations, 1987-1991

Box 1 of 2

Fredrick Douglas Collection, 1992-1994 [two folders]

Box 1 of 2

"Adrinka: The Cloth that Speaks" exhibition, 1997-2001

Box 1 of 2

"Gifts and Blessings: The Textile Arts of Madagascar" exhibit, 2000-2002 [two folders]

Box 1 of 2

"In the Presence of Spirits" exhibition, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 2

"Olowe of Ise: A Yoruba Sculptor to Kings" exhibition, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

"Spectacular Display: The Art of Nkanu Initiation Rituals" exhibit, 2000-2001

Box 2 of 2

"Wrapped in Pride" exhibition, 1998-1999

Box 2 of 2

Ancient Nubia, 1993-1995

Box 2 of 2

"The Artistry of African Currency" exhibition, 1999-2000

Box 2 of 2

Egyptian Collection Concerns/Jacques Hall, 1992-1995

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NMAfA Inaugural Exhibitions, 1987 [two folders]

Box 2 of 2