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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-149

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director

Subject Files, 1966-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1966-1996
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 04-149
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984, and James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting a variety of topics such as planning and policy; the original Joseph H. Hirshhorn gifts and bequest as well as bequests and gifts from others; development; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden departments; Smithsonian Institution offices; internal issues; major events and projects; publications; accessibility; funding; and accreditation. Materials include memoranda; correspondence; images; funding and budget information; copies of wills and agreements; lists of artwork; and related materials. Some materials predate the creation of the Office of the Director.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984, and James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting a variety of topics such as planning and policy; the original Joseph H. Hirshhorn gifts and bequest as well as bequests and gifts from others; development; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) departments; Smithsonian Institution offices; internal issues; major events and projects; publications; accessibility; funding; and accreditation. Materials include memoranda; correspondence; images; funding and budget information; copies of wills and agreements; lists of artwork; and related materials. Some materials predate the creation of the Office of the Director.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-149, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Accessibility

Box 1 of 4

Photographic Documentation of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Box 1 of 4

American Association of Museums Reaccreditation (1993-1994)

Box 1 of 4

Reaccreditation: Staff Submissions

Box 1 of 4

American Association of Museums Reaccreditation Self-Study Working File

Box 1 of 4

HMSG Accreditation Self-Study Questionnaire

Box 1 of 4

American Association of Museums Accreditation

Box 1 of 4

Accreditation

Box 1 of 4

The Martin S. Ackerman Foundation

Box 1 of 4

Acquisitions: Acknowledgment Language

Box 1 of 4

Acquisitions: Completed

Box 1 of 4

Acquisitions: Declined

Box 1 of 4

Acquisition: Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 4

America Online/ Smithsonian Online

Box 1 of 4

Artists' Permissions

Box 1 of 4

Assistant Secretary for Arts and Humanities

Box 1 of 4

Assistant Secretary for Administration

Box 1 of 4

Assistant Secretary for External Affairs

Box 1 of 4

Assistant Secretary for Research

Box 1 of 4

Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs

Box 1 of 4

Baselitz/Guggenheim Situation

Box 1 of 4

Bruce Beasley

Box 1 of 4

Block Estate

Box 1 of 4

Borenstein, Sam, Family

Box 1 of 4

Budget

Box 1 of 4

Gordan Bunshaft

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Pol Bury

Box 2 of 4

Peggy Cooper Carfritz

Box 2 of 4

Charles Cajori Agreement

Box 2 of 4

Catalogue Sales (1987-1995)

Box 2 of 4

Catalogue Sales (1977-1986)

Box 2 of 4

Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis

Box 2 of 4

Henry Clews, Jr. Foundation

Box 2 of 4

Congressional Inquiries

Box 2 of 4

Copyright

Box 2 of 4

Cummins Copyright Problems

Box 2 of 4

Corporate Support

Box 2 of 4

Sculpture Damage - Desert Storm

Box 2 of 4

Damage to Works of Art

Box 2 of 4

John Day Estate

Box 2 of 4

De Kooning

Box 2 of 4

Demetrion

Box 2 of 4

Design and Construction

Box 2 of 4

Development

Box 2 of 4

Guidelines on Accessibility for Disabled Visitors

Box 2 of 4

HMSG Education Department

Box 2 of 4

Office of Equal Opportunity

Box 2 of 4

Estates: Various

Box 2 of 4

Exhibition Catalogue Retention

Box 2 of 4

HMSG Exhibits Department

Box 2 of 4

FASB Reporting/Collections Information

Box 2 of 4

Fellowships, Grants, Etc.

Box 2 of 4

HMSG Fountain

Box 2 of 4

SI General Counsel's Office

Box 2 of 4

Gilman Galleries

Box 2 of 4

Gimble Estate

Box 2 of 4

Gonzalez-Torres Gift

Box 2 of 4

Grievances

Box 2 of 4

Musa Guston Estate

Box 2 of 4

Handicapped

Box 2 of 4

Handicapped Complaint (Ganton)

Box 2 of 4

Hassam Fund

Box 2 of 4

Hedreen

Box 2 of 4

Eva Hesse Estate

Box 2 of 4

Hirshhorn Endowed Fund

Box 2 of 4

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Hirshhorn Estate 1990-1993

Box 3 of 4

Canada

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn Estate 1985-1989

Box 3 of 4

Perl Circulatin Loan Program Study

Box 3 of 4

Perl Management Analysis of HMSG Bequest

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn Bequest 1981-1984

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn Estate

Box 3 of 4

Bequest/Settlement with Olga Hirshhorn

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn: Loan Agreement and Will

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn 1966 Gift

Box 3 of 4

Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Box 3 of 4

JH Hirshhorn: Missing Gifts

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn: Fourth Gift

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Archival Form

Box 3 of 4

Building - Hirshhorn

Box 3 of 4

Building Manager's Office

Box 3 of 4

Building Use Requests/Inquiries

Box 3 of 4

Checklist of Exhibitions

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Collection

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Conservator

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Food Service

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Garden

Box 3 of 4

HMSG General

Box 3 of 4

SI Horticulture Services Division

Box 3 of 4

SI Office of the Inspector General

Box 3 of 4

Lachaise Bust (Michaels)

Box 3 of 4

Nadia Leger

Box 3 of 4

Lehrman Memorial

Box 3 of 4

Library Task Force

Box 3 of 4

Management Committee

Box 3 of 4

Estate of Felicia Meyer Marsh

Box 3 of 4

Microsoft Interactive Home Systems

Box 3 of 4

Miscellaneous Correspondence 1995-1996

Box 3 of 4

The Museum System

Box 3 of 4

Nakian

Box 3 of 4

Noise (4th Floor)

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Opening (October 1974)

Box 3 of 4

Department of Painting and Sculpture

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Palmer Project (US Survey)

Box 4 of 4

Petty Parsons Foundation

Box 4 of 4

Permission Requests

Box 4 of 4

Photo Permissions

Box 4 of 4

Planned Giving

Box 4 of 4

Plaza Construction (1991)

Box 4 of 4

HMSG Plaza

Box 4 of 4

Program Priorities

Box 4 of 4

Office of the Provost

Box 4 of 4

HMSG Public Affairs Office

Box 4 of 4

HMSG Publication Manager

Box 4 of 4

Publications

Box 4 of 4

Reagan Trade Center Project

Box 4 of 4

HMSG Registrar's Office

Box 4 of 4

Restricted Loan List

Box 4 of 4

Richardson, Sam

Box 4 of 4

Richter Estate

Box 4 of 4

Robert G. Rifkind Collection

Box 4 of 4

Rights and Reproduction

Box 4 of 4

Ring Anniversary Gift

Box 4 of 4

Ring Estate

Box 4 of 4

Safety 1990-1995

Box 4 of 4

Sculpture on Mall - Legal Status

Box 4 of 4

150th Birthday Cake Project

Box 4 of 4

150th Birthday Celebration on the Mall

Box 4 of 4

150th Staff Open House Project

Box 4 of 4

Raphael Soyer Estate

Box 4 of 4

Space Issues

Box 4 of 4

Tort Claims

Box 4 of 4

Visitors (1996)

Box 4 of 4

Website

Box 4 of 4

Wilmarth

Box 4 of 4