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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 99-076

National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management

Exhibition Records, 1989-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1989-1996
Quantity: 13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 99-076
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of exhibition files. Materials include checklists; condition reports; budget, shipping, and insurance records; lender files; and general correspondence. Exhibitions include: "Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and their New York, 1896-1917," "Thomas Cole: Landscape into History," and "The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920." Records also include exhibition files from the Renwick Gallery.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition files. Materials include checklists; condition reports; budget, shipping, and insurance records; lender files; and general correspondence. Exhibitions include: Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and their New York, 1896-1917, Thomas Cole: Landscape into History, and The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920. Records also include exhibition files from the Renwick Gallery.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-076, National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1896-1917; 11/17/1995- 3/17/1996 (589)

Checklist, Crate List, Condition Reports 1-39

Box 1 of 13

Condition Reports 40-89

Box 1 of 13

Condition Reports, Ephemera, Checklist

Box 1 of 13

Budget, Shipping, Insurance, General Correspondence (2 folders)

Box 1 of 13

Checklist, Prospectus, Lenders A-Boston

Box 1 of 13

Checklist: Lenders Bowdoin-K

Box 1 of 13

Checklist: Lenders L-MoMa

Box 1 of 13

Checklist: Lenders Museum-Z

Box 1 of 13

Box 2

Rick Dillingham (1952-1994): A Retrospective; 8/25/1995-1/1/1996 (588), Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, General Correspondence, Shipping and Insurance, Budget, Condition Reports

Box 2 of 13

Nancy Crow: Improvisational Quilts; 8/25/1995-1/1/1996 (587), Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, Lantz Agreement, General Correspondence, Shipping and Insurance, Condition Reports

Box 2 of 13

Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype; 6/29/1995-10/29/1995 (585)

Checklist, Condition Reports

Box 2 of 13

Budget, Shipping, Insurance, General Correspondence, Tour

Box 2 of 13

Checklist, Approval Form, Prospectus, Lenders A-L

Box 2 of 13

Lenders M-Z

Box 2 of 13

Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African-American Craft; 4/7/1995-6/18/1995 (581), Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, General Correspondence, Shipping and Insurance, Conservation, Condition Reports

Box 2 of 13

Marriage in Form: Kay Sekimachi and Bob Stocksdale; 3/31/1995-6/18/1995 (580), Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, General Correspondence, Shipping, Budget

Box 2 of 13

Auction: James Renwick Alliance Auction; 4/25/1995

Checklist, General Correspondence

Box 2 of 13

Full Deck: Art Quilts; 3/17/1995-4/30/1995 (577), Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, General Correspondence, Shipping and Insurance

Box 2 of 13

Jim Nutt Exhibition; 2/10/1995-5/21/1995 (576); Milwaukee Art Museum

Checklist, Requirements, Prospectus, Lender - Jim Nutt, Budget, Shipping, General Correspondence

Box 2 of 13

Box 3

Free Within Ourselves: African-American Art from the Museum's Collection; 10/28/1994-2/26/1995 (575)

Checklist, Tour Letters, Shipping, Display Requirements, Budget, Insurance, Condition Reports, Museums (Wadsworth Atheneum, IBM Gallery, Crocker Art Museum, Columbus Museum, Memphis Brooks Museum, National Museum of American Art Venue, Burwell) (2 folders)

Box 3 of 13

Allan West Meets East: Four Folding Screens; 11/10/1994-2/5/1995 (574); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Loan Agreement, General Correspondence, Shipping and Insurance, Condition Reports

Box 3 of 13

Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection; 10/28/1994-2/5/1995 (573); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, General Correspondence, Shipping, Budget, Paul Seide Radio Light

Box 3 of 13

Jesse Trevino Installation; 9/16/1994-1/8/1995 (572)

Checklist, Lenders (Dagen Bela, Herrera, Federal Reserve Bank, Kowalski, Orozco, SOSA, Trevino), General Correspondence, Condition Reports

Box 3 of 13

Man on Fire: Luis Jimenez; 9/16/1994-1/1/1995 (571); National Museum of American Art

Checklist, Prospectus, Shipping, Insurance, General Correspondence, Condition Reports, Lenders (Albuquerque Museum, Donald Anderson, Hirshhorn, Lewton, Luis Jimenez, Susan Jimenez, Emmett D. McIntyre, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, John Lane Paxton, Frank Ribelin, Spencer Museum)

Box 3 of 13

Installation: James Renwick in Washington; 6/27/1994-9/25/1994 (570); Renwick Gallery

Description, Loan Agreements, General Correspondence, Shipping, Insurance, Condition Reports

Box 3 of 13

Contemporary Navajo Weavings: The Gloria F. Ross Collection of the Denver Art Museum; 6/3/1994-8/21/1994 (568); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, General Correspondence, Shipping, Insurance

Box 3 of 13

Installation: Dale Chihuly Opera Maquettes and Drawings; 4/13/1994-5/10/1994 (567); Renwick Gallery

Description, General Correspondence, Loan Agreement, Insurance, Shipping and Condition Reports

Box 3 of 13

Capital View: A New Washington Panorama by Mark Klett; 4/15/1994-8/14/1994 (566), National Museum of American Art

General Correspondence, Description-Budget, Hogan & Harrison, Library of Congress

Box 3 of 13

North American Wildflowers: Watercolors by Mary Vaux Walcott; 4/15/1994-8/29/1994 (565); National Museum of American Art

Checklist, Prospectus, Tour, General Correspondence

Box 3 of 13

Thomas Cole: Landscape into History - Tour Exhibition; 3/17/1994-8/7/1994 (564)

General Correspondence

Box 3 of 13

Box 4

Exhibitors (2 folders)

Box 4 of 13

Budget, Shipping, Insurance

Box 4 of 13

Conditions Reports (2 folders)

Box 4 of 13

Checklist, Prospectus

Box 4 of 13

Lenders (2 folders)

Box 4 of 13

Box 5

KPMG Peat Marwick Collection of American Crafts: A Gift to the Renwick Gallery; 2/25/1994-4/17/1994 (563); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, General Correspondence, Incoming Reports

Box 5 of 13

William Daley: Ceramic Works and Drawings; 2/18/1994-4/17/1994 (562); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Contract, General Correspondence, Shipping, Condition Reports - Works on Paper, Condition Reports-Ceramics

Box 5 of 13

On Location: Landscapes and Cityscapes in American Photography from the Museum's Collection; 12/17/1993-4/3/1994 (561)

Checklist, Prospectus, SI Archives, Mount Holyoke, Brauer Museum of Art, Tour, Insurance, Budget, Shipping, General Correspondence

Box 5 of 13

Earthly Constellation: Photographs by Linda Connor; 12/17/1993-3/20/1994 (560)

Checklist, Contract, Prospectus, General Correspondence, Budget

Box 5 of 13

Jasper Johns: Love and Death; 10/22/1993-2/20/1994 (559)

Checklist, Lenders (Fendrick, Hirshhorn Museum, Jasper Johns, B. Levine, Museum of Modern Art, Sotheby's), Condition Reports, General Correspondence

Box 5 of 13

The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life; 10/8/1993-1/9/1994 (558); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Contract, Prospectus, General Correspondence, Shipping/Insurance

Box 5 of 13

Condition Reports

Box 5 of 13

Pueblo Indian Watercolors 9/24/1993-11/29/1993 (557)

Checklist, Budget, Parrish, Tour, General Correspondence, Condition Reports

Box 5 of 13

The Arvin Gottlieb Collection: Paintings from the American Southwest; 9/24/1993-3/20/1994 (555)

Checklist, Itinerary, Tour Correspondence, Museums, Creekwood, Allentown

Box 5 of 13

Wichita, Budget, Shipping, Insurance

Box 5 of 13

General Correspondence, Condition Reports

Box 5 of 13

Jacob Kainen: A Retrospective; 9/10/1993-1/2/1994 (554); National Museum of American Art

Checklist, Prospectus, Lenders (Abramson, Addison Gallery, Cafritz, Carr, Cohen, Corcoran, Framton, Goldin, Hirshhorn, Hitch, Kainen, Lebowitz, Linde, Phillips)

Box 5 of 13

Lenders (Addison Gallery, Equitable Gallery), Budget, Shipping, Insurance

Box 5 of 13

General Correspondence, Condition Reports

Box 5 of 13

Box 6

Condition Reports

Box 6 of 13

Collages by Hannelore Baron; 4/18/1993-7/18/1993 (553B)

Approval Form, Checklist, Robert Brown Gallery, Capital Gallery Building, Shipping, Insurance, Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair; 4/16/1993-8/15/1993 (552)

Checklist, Budget, Insurance, General Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

American Wicker; 4/2/1993-8/1/1993 (551); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Lenders (Allison, Bernstein, Chicago Historical Society, Collin/Sherin, Finlay, Gilbert, High Museum, McLaughlin, McNamee, Mellon, Moulton, National Museum of American History, Poole, Schoellkopf, Scurry, Strong Museum, Tetro, Wagner, Warner)

Box 6 of 13

General Correspondence, Insurance, Shipping, Tour, Tour Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

American Impressions: Masterworks from American Art Forum Collections; 3/27/1993-7/5/1993 (550)

Checklist, Prospectus, Lenders

Box 6 of 13

Lenders

Box 6 of 13

Budget, Shipping, General Correspondence, Lists

Box 6 of 13

Flora and Fauna: The World According to David Beck; 2/19/1993-3/29/1993 (549)

Checklist, Lenders (Fisher, KOGOD, Allan Stone, Siebel), General Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

Needlework Ornaments; 1/14/1993-2/28/1993 (548); Renwick Gallery

General Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

Vision and Revision: The Hand-Colored Prints of Wayne Thiebaud; 11/20/1992-2/15/1993 (546); Granite Gallery

Checklist, Prospectus, Budget, Shipping, Insurance, General Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

Memory and Metaphor: The Art of Romare Bearden, 1940-1987; 10/2/1992-1/3/1993 (544)

Checklist, Prospectus, Budget, Shipping, Insurance, General Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

Helen Levitt Photographs; 7/17/1992-10/18/1992 (541)

Checklist, Prospectus, General Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: An American Visionary; 7/17/1992-10/18/1992 (540)

Checklist, Prospectus, Shipping, General Correspondence

Box 6 of 13

Box 7

The Craft Artist's Drawings; 6/26/1992-3/21/1993 (539); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, General Correspondence, Insurance, Shipping, Condition Reports

Box 7 of 13

Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985; 5/8/1992-7/26/1992 (538)

Checklist, Prospectus, Budget

Box 7 of 13

General Correspondence, Shipping, Installations

Box 7 of 13

Elizabeth Layton: Drawing on Life; 4/3/1992-6/28/1992 (537)

General Correspondence

Box 7 of 13

John McQueen: Baskets; 3/20/1992-7/26/1992 (536); Renwick Gallery

Tour, General Correspondence, Insurance, Shipping

Box 7 of 13

Lenders (2 folders)

Box 7 of 13

Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography; 3/6/1992-6/28/1992 (535)

Checklist, Lenders

Box 7 of 13

Lenders, Prospectus, Budget

Box 7 of 13

Shipping, Insurance, Tour Letters

Box 7 of 13

General Correspondence, CNG Proof Tour, Label Copy

Box 7 of 13

Box 8

Condition Reports (5 folders)

Box 8 of 13

Gene Davis, Selected Works; 12/15/1991-3/1/1992 (534)

Checklist, General Correspondence, Davis Trust

Box 8 of 13

The Jewelry of Albert Paley; 11/22/1991-3/22/1992 (533)

Tour/ Budget, Tour Correspondence, General Correspondence, Insurance, Shipping

Box 8 of 13

Lenders (2 folders)

Box 8 of 13

Who'd A Thought It: Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking - Traveling Exhibition; 9/27/1991-1/4/1992 (531)

Condition Reports, Insurance, Prospectus, General Correspondence

Box 8 of 13

Frederick Brown, Selected Works; 9/13/1991-12/1/1991 (530)

Checklist, General Correspondence, Insurance, Lenders

Box 8 of 13

Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946; 9/13/1991-3/1/1992 (529)

Checklist, Exhibitors, Lenders

Box 8 of 13

Lenders

Box 8 of 13

Prospectus, Budget, Tour

Box 8 of 13

Box 9

Shipping, General Correspondence, Insurance

Box 9 of 13

Label Copy (2 folders)

Box 9 of 13

Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography; 6/28/1991-9/8/1991 (528)

Checklist, Prospectus, Shipping, General Correspondence, News Paper Articles

Box 9 of 13

Cuba-USA: The First Generation; 5/18/1991-8/11/1991 (527)

General Correspondence

Box 9 of 13

Lenore Tawney: A Retrospective; 4/12/1991-7/21/1991 (526); Renwick Gallery

Checklist, Budget, Shipping, General Correspondence

Box 9 of 13

Tokens of Affection: The Portrait Miniature in America; 3/29/1991-6/16/1991

Checklist, Budget, Shipping

Box 9 of 13

General Correspondence

Box 9 of 13

The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920; 3/15/1991-7/28/1991 (524)

Checklist, Lenders

Box 9 of 13

Lenders (4 folders)

Box 9 of 13

Box 10

Lenders (2 folders)

Box 10 of 13

Cancelled Loans (2 folders)

Box 10 of 13

Budget, Shipping

Box 10 of 13

General Correspondence

Box 10 of 13

Condition Reports

Box 10 of 13

Winslow Homer in the 1890s: Prout's Neck Observed

General Correspondence

Box 10 of 13

Harlem: Photographs by Aaron Siskind, 1932-1940; 11/22/1990-3/17/1991 (521)

Checklist, Prospectus, Loan Agreements

Box 10 of 13

General Correspondence, Exhibitor/ Facility Reports

Box 10 of 13

Box 11

Condition Reports

Box 11 of 13

Glassworks I and II - Renwick Gallery

Glassworks I - 11/9/1990-2/3/1991 (520); Glassworks II - 12/21/1990-9/15/1991 (522)

Box 11 of 13

Childe Hassam: An Island Garden Revisited; 10/5/1990-1/6/1991 (519)

General Correspondence

Box 11 of 13

Made with Passion: The Hemphill Folk Art Collection; 9/22/1990-1/21/1991 (518)

General Correspondence

Box 11 of 13

Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella; 9/7/1990-11/12/1990 (517)

General Correspondence

Box 11 of 13

Structure and Surface: Beads in Contemporary American Art; 7/27/1990-11/25/1990 (516)

Checklist, Lenders

Box 11 of 13

Insurance/General Correspondence, Shipping, Condition Reports

Box 11 of 13

Missouri Portfolio: The Drawings of George Caleb Bingham; 6/8/1990-8/19/1990 (514)

Checklist, Shipping, General Correspondence

Box 11 of 13

Four Calligraphers; 5/4/1990-5/28/1990 (513)

Checklist, Lenders, General Correspondence, Insurance, Shipping

Box 11 of 13

Tradition and Innovation: New American Furniture; 4/20/1990-9/3/1990 (512); Renwick Gallery

General Correspondence

Box 11 of 13

The Art of Albert Pinkham Ryder; 4/6/1990-8/29/1990 (511)

Lenders (4 folders)

Box 11 of 13

Exhibition Prospectus, Shipping

Box 11 of 13

Box 12

Insurance, Budget

Box 12 of 13

General Correspondence

Box 12 of 13

General Correspondence, Checklist

Box 12 of 13

Irving Penn: Master Images; 3/30/1990-8/19/1990 (510)

Checklist, Prospectus, Exhibitors

Box 12 of 13

Shipping, Budget, Insurance, General Correspondence

Box 12 of 13

Condition Reports (2 folders)

Box 12 of 13

Elizabeth Catlett, Object of the Month Installation; 3/1/1990-3/31/1990 (509)

General Correspondence

Box 12 of 13

George Ohr: Modern Potter (1857-1918); 2/9/1990-6/2/1990 (507)

General Correspondence

Box 12 of 13

Training the Hand and Eye: Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum; 12/3/1989-2/11/1990 (506)

General Correspondence

Box 12 of 13

Treasures of American Folk Art from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center; 11/22/1989-2/19/1990 (505)

General Correspondence

Box 12 of 13

Slave Quilts from the Ante-Bellum South; 10/6/1989-1/1/1990 (504); Renwick Gallery

General Correspondence

Box 12 of 13

Box 13

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Collection: American Abstraction, 1930-1945; 9/8/1989-2/11/1990 (502)

Checklist, Exhibitors

Box 13 of 13

Exhibitors, Budget, Shipping

Box 13 of 13

Insurance, General Correspondence, Tour Rejects, Condition Reports

Box 13 of 13

Condition Reports (2 folders)

Box 13 of 13

Modernist Abstraction in American Prints; 8/4/1989-11/19/1989 (501)

Itinerary, Exhibit

Box 13 of 13

Exhibit, Instructions, Crate List, Condition Reports

Box 13 of 13

Condition Reports (2 folders)

Box 13 of 13