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Accession 85-059,  National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery, Library,  Audio-Visual Records, circa 1965-1973

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery, Library
Title: Audio-Visual Records
Dates: circa 1965-1973
Quantity: 1.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (0.38 non-standard size boxes)
Collection: Accession 85-059
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of sound and film recordings pertaining to National Museum of American Art exhibitions. These materials document the exhibitions "Medieval Frescoes from Yugoslavia," "George Catlin's Indian Gallery," "Stuart Davis Memorial Exhibition," "Shaker: Furniture and Objects from the Edward Deming Andrews Collection: Commemorating the Bicentennial of the American Shakers," and "ART: USA," a collection donated by S.C. Johnson and Son (Johnson Wax). Also included is an interview of Walter Hopps by Val Lewton for "Radio Smithsonian." Materials include 16 mm film, 1/4" magnetic tape and 2" magnetic tape.

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes sound and film pertaining to National Museum of American Art (NMAA) exhibitions. These materials document the exhibitions "Medieval Frescoes from Yugoslavia," "George Catlin's Indian Gallery," "Stuart Davis Memorial Exhibition," "Shaker: Furniture and Objects from the Edward Deming Andrews Collection: Commemorating the Bicentennial of the American Shakers," and "ART: USA," a collection donated by S.C. Johnson and Son (Johnson Wax). Also included is an interview of Walter Hopps by Val Lewton for "Radio Smithsonian." Materials include 16 mm film, 1/4" magnetic tape and 2" magnetic tape.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-059, National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery, Library, Audio-Visual Records

Container List

Box 1

Stuart Davis Art Show Mrs. Johnson Cutting Ribbon. 16 mm Film. Original Ektachrome and Workprint? (c.1965)

Box 1 of 2

Faith Andrews Interview, "Shakers" Home. 1/4" Magnetic Tape. 7.5 ips, half-track. WAMU FM. (11/16/1973)

Box 1 of 2

Walter Hopps interviewed by Val Lewton from "Radio Smithsonian," #206 ("Art in America" segment). 1/4" Magnetic Tape. 7.5 ips, half-track mono. (1973)

Box 1 of 2

Yugoslavian Art Show and Reception with footage of Museum of History and Technology building from Internal Revenue and Smithsonian Institution Building tower. 16 mm Film. Original Ektachrome, 400'. 3 Films. (4/1965 and 5/3/1965)

Box 1 of 2

Catlin Show. 16 mm Film. Original Ektachrome. 500'. (1965)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Art: USA, S.C. Johnson and Son Collection. 2" Magnetic Tape. Time: 30 min. (c.1967). Reference copies on Digital Beta Cam and in electronic format available.

Box 2 of 2