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Accession 96-134,  National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production,  Exhibition Records, 1967-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1967-1994
Quantity: 13 oversize folders.
Collection: Accession 96-134
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection includes the exhibit design and installation drawings of Val Lewton (Chief) and Georgine Reed. Exhibit designs include Tiffany Exhibition, 1989; West As America, 1990; William H. Johnson, 1991; Winslow Homer, 1990; Thomas Cole, 1993; African-American Quiltmaking, 1991; American Craft Collection, 1992; Paul Manship, 1983; Photography of Edward Weston, 1987; Contemporary American Furniture, 1990; Art from New Mexico, 1986; American Watercolors, 1987; Navajo Weaving; White House Crafts, 1994, and Frank Lloyd Wright, 1989. The collection also includes drawings for the AA&PG Fire Alarm system and Public Address system, the Museum Shop, and Remodeling Galleries 2D, E, F at the NMAA.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition design and installation drawings of Val Lewton (Chief) and Georgine Reed. Exhibition designs include Tiffany Exhibition, 1989; West As America, 1990; William H. Johnson, 1991; Winslow Homer, 1990; Thomas Cole, 1993; African-American Quiltmaking, 1991; American Craft Collection, 1992; Paul Manship, 1983; Photography of Edward Weston, 1987; Contemporary American Furniture, 1990; Art from New Mexico, 1986; American Watercolors, 1987; Navajo Weaving; White House Crafts, 1994, and Frank Lloyd Wright, 1989.

Also included are drawings for the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and Portrait Gallery Fire Alarm system and Public Address system, the Museum Shop, and Remodeling Galleries 2D, E, and F at the NMAA.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-134, National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production, Exhibition Records

Container List

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Roll 1: Thomas Cole Exhibition; 1993-1994; Lewton; NMAA, 9 sheets

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Roll 2: American Craft, 1 sheet

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Roll 3: 8 sheets

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Gene Davis; 3B, C, D, E, F, H; 1986; Lewton
Rosenquist; 3B, C, D, E, F, H; 1986; Lewton
Amish Quilts; Renwick; 1986; Lewton
Clay Revisions; Renwick; 1987; Lewton
De Stabler; Renwick; 1988; Lewton
Lucas Samaras; 3B, C; 1988; Lewton

Roll 4: William H. Johnson Layout; 1991; Lewton, 1 sheet

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Roll 5: Layout Drawing: West as America; 1990; Val Lewton, Designer, 1 sheet

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Roll 6: LaFarge Exhibition [1987; Lewton], 2 sheets

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Roll 7: William H. Johnson [1991; Lewton], 5 sheets

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Roll 8: American Folk Art; Georgine Reed including, Treasures of American Folk Art; 1989; GR including Hemphill; 1990; SM/GR, 12 sheets

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Roll 9: Life: The Second Decade; 1984, 1 sheet

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Roll 10: Miniature Gallery Renovations (2nd Floor), October; 4/1973; Rich Ridley [National Collection of Fine Arts], 4 sheets

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Roll 11: West As America; 1990, 1 sheet

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Roll 12: African-American Quiltmaking; 1991; A. Kaneshiro [Renwick], 7 sheets

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Roll 13: William H. Johnson Exhibit; 1991; Lewton, 2 sheets

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Roll 14: American Craft Col.; Renwick; 1992; Lewton, Larkin, Kennedy, McNamara, 9 sheets

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Roll 15: Layout Drawing of Lincoln Gallery; 1967, 1 sheet

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Roll 16: Elizabeth Layton; 1992; R. Kennedy, Designer, 3 sheets

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Roll 17: 17 sheets

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Newman Exhibition; Lewton
Academy; Early 70s
Behind the Scenes
Catlin; 1981
Cornell; 1982
William H. Johnson; 1982
Life: the Second Decade; 1984
Advancing American Art, NEA Photos; 1983
Capital Image; 1983
Vedder; 1978
Reflected Ceiling; La Farge; 1987

Roll 18: The Art of Paul Manship; GR; 1989, 1 sheet

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Roll 19: 19 sheets

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Resnick Panel; Gal 2C; Lewton; Late 70s
Aspects of 20th Century Art; Lewton; 1980
Federal Triangle; Lewton; 1979
America As Art; Lewton; 1976
Rauchenberg; Lewton; 1976
Hand and Spirit; Lewton; Early 1970s
Barbizon; Lewton; Mid 1970s
Made in Chicago; Lewton; Early 1970s
Mark Tobey; Lewton; Early 1970s
Leutze; Lewton; 1975
Daniel C. French; Lewton; Mid 1970's

Roll 20: William H. Johnson Exhibition; 1991, 1 sheet

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Roll 21: Childe Hassam: An Island Garden; 1990-1991; GR, 2 sheets

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Roll 22: "Remodeling Galleries 2D, E, F on the Second Floor at the NMAA;" 1985-1986, 2 sheets

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Roll 23: 28 sheets

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Drawings, Renwick Exhibition
Webb Foot and Bunch Grassers; Renwick; Lewton; 1980
Shaker; Renwick; Lewton; 1974?
Berlin Porcelain; Renwick; Lewton; 1980
Lost and Found Traditions; Renwick; Kaneshiro; 1987
Frank Lloyd Wright; Renwick; Decorative Designs; 1977
The Object as Poet; 1975
Equador (East of Color); Addison; 1981
Natzler Exhibition 1973?; Lewton; 1973
Man Made Mobile; Lewton; Early 1970s
H. H. Richardson; Lewton; Early 1970s
Case Design-Maria Martinez; Renwick
Polish Textiles; Lewton; Late 1970s
Arts and Crafts; Lewton; Early to Mid 1970s

Roll 24: White House Crafts; Lewton; 1994, 14 sheets

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Roll 25: NMAA 2nd Flr Reinstallation; Lewton; 1995, 20 sheets

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Roll 26: Venturi and Rauch, Architects; Signs and Symbols of the City; 1975, 18 sheets

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Roll 27: San Palo Biennial; Karras Plan; Mid 1960s; Hall 10; Natural History, 1 sheet

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Roll 28: 10 sheets

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Amish Quilts; Renwick; Lewton; 1986
3rd Floor Reinstallation; NMAA; 1987
Rosenquist; 1987
Gene Davis Case Detail; 1986
Grief Platform
Past and Present; 1978
The Boat Show; Renwick; 1988
Contemporary Beads; 1990
Clay Revision; 1987
Glass Artists; 1990

Roll 29: Paul Manship; Georgine Reed; 1983, 8 sheets

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Roll 30: Made with Passion: Hemphill Folk Art; GR; 1990, 6 sheets

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Roll 31: American Portrait Miniatures; 1985, 4 sheets

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Roll 32: Decorative Arts of the Americas; Renwick; Monroe, Designer, 4 sheets

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Roll 33: Museum Shop, NMAA, 4 sheets

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Roll 34: New American Furniture; Volkert; 1989, 1 sheet

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Roll 35: Photography of Edward Weston; GR; 1987, 7 sheets

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Roll 36: Tiffany Exhibition, Renwick; Lewton, 1989, 11 sheets

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Roll 37: 9 sheets

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Boat Show; Renwick; Lewton; 1988
Clay Revisions; Renwick; Lewton; 1987
Gene Davis; NMAA; Lewton; 1986
Treasures; NMAA; Lewton; 1987
Field and Indiana Granite; Lewton; 1983
Raymond Lowe; Lewton; 1975
Martha Jackson; Lewton; 1985
Lipton Exhibition; Lewton; 1978

Roll 38: Gene Davis Memorial Exhibition; original by VL; revision by GR; 1986, 2 sheets

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Roll 39: 4 sheets

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Cynthia Schira; Renwick; Lewton; 1985
Art of Appalachia; Reed; 1981
Blyth Exhibition; Lewton; 1980
Alexander Hogue; Lewton; 1985

Roll 40: Contemporary American Furniture; Temporary Exhibition; Renwick; Volkert; 1990, 8 sheets

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Roll 41: Manship Exhibit; Georgine Reed; 1988, 13 sheets

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Roll 42: Art from New Mexico; VL; 1986, 11 sheets

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Roll 43: Barney House Show; Lewton; 1979, 4 sheets

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Roll 44: Reed Designer including Americans in Brittany and Normandy; 1983, Symbols and Ceremony; 1986, Cotapaxi/Church; 1984, Zoo to Art; 1984, Joseph Cornell; 1982, Peter Juley; 1985, Nourse; 1982, Jose De Greft; 1982, Gershoy; 1984, 13 sheets

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Roll 45: 25 sheets

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Georgine Reed, Designer including Sara Roby Show; 11/26/1986, P.O. Murals; 12/16/1987, Treasures of American Folk Art; 10/3/1989, Gene Davis Activity Center Study; 2/20/1987, Victorian View of Children; 7/1/1989
A. Kaneshiro, Designer including Photo of Invention Over Time; 1988

Roll 46: Lewton, Designer including Vedder Exhibition; 1978, GSA Maquettes; Mid 1970s, Charles Bird King; 1977, California Exhibition; 1975, Decorative Art of Frank Lloyd Wright; 1976, Cynthia Schira, 6 sheets

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Roll 47: Man Ray; Temp. Exhibit, 12 sheets

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Roll 48: Wayne Thiebaud Exhibition; Grantie Gallery; 1992, 2 sheets

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Roll 49: 5 sheets

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Art of the Pacific Northwest; NMAA; Early 1970s
Western Arts; 1978
Gene Davis Memorial; 1986
American Renaissance; 1979

Roll 50: LaFarge Exhibition, 3 sheets

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Roll 51: Various Exhibitions, NMAA/Renwick including RG; John McQueen; McNamara, Designer; 1991, including NMAA; Chicano Art Plan; Lewton, Designer; 1992, including NMAA; Levitt Meatyard; Kennedy, Designer; 1992 including Signs: Outdoor W. H. Johnson; Kennedy, Designer, including Contemporary American LDSC Photo including Photo of Invention; Kaneshiro, including African-American Quilts; (Banner), including Paley Jewelry (Ren. Banner); Kennedy, Designer, including Hiram Powers Reinst; Reed, Designer; 1984, including, Sharine Traditions; Reed, Designer, 1984, including Reinst. 3D, E, F; Designers, VL, GR, JV, including Elizabeth Layton, including Post Office Mural Studies; Reed, Designer; 1987, 19 sheets

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Roll 52: 25 sheets

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Ryder Exhibition; Lewton; 1989
Winslow Homer; Lewton; 1990
West as America; Lewton; 1990
John LaFarge (proposed); 1987
American Drawings; 1989
William H. Johnson; 1991
American Watercolors; 1987
Art from Idaho; early 1980s

Roll 53: 7 sheets

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Gene Davis Study Center; Reed; 1986
Joseph Stella; Lewton; 1990
Capitol Image (proposed design); Lewton; 1983
Seymour Lipton; Lewton; 1978
Past and Present; Lewton; 1978
Explore Gallery; Lewton; early 1970s
Lucas Samaras; 1978

Roll 54: Rockefeller Folk Art, 9 sheets

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Roll 55: Roby/Modern American Realism, 5 sheets

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Roll 56: Kennedy Drawings for Ryder Didactic Section; 1990, 12 sheets

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Roll 57: Fire Alarm System & Public Address System (AA&PG), 14 sheets

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Roll 58: Navajo Weaving, 22 sheets

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Roll 59: Claire Larkin's Design Sketches for Folk Art Across America, 1st flr Reinstallation, 1991-1992, 12 sheets

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Roll 60: Tiffany Exhibition; Renwick; Lewton; 1989, 13 sheets

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Roll 61: Tiffany Exhibition; Renwick; Lewton; 1989, 12 sheets

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Roll 62: Frank Lloyd Wright; Chris White Design, Incorporated; Renwick; 1985, 12 sheets

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Roll 63: American Art Pottery; Renwick; Lewton; 1987, 2 sheets

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Roll 64: Romare Bearden Exhibition Plan; 1992, 1 sheet

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Roll 65: 11 sheets

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LaFarge Window Casings; Volkert; 1987
New Mexico Case Pedestals; Lewton; 1985
Finial Plan, Western Arts; 1979
Glass Exhibition; Renwick; 1990
Summer Exhibition; 1973
California Exhibition; 1977
Rauchenberg Exhibition; 1976
Recent Trends; 1981
Remington Bronze; 1981
Art from the Vice President's House; 1980
American Renaissance; 1979

Roll 66: West As America; 1990, 2 sheets

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