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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 06-022

Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Deputy Director

Exhibition and Publication Records, 1998-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Title: Exhibition and Publication Records
Dates: 1998-2005
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-022
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities during the tenures of Deputy Directors Charles J. Robertson (1986-2001) and Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art. Materials include budgets, proposals, financial and funding records, checklists, agreements, publicity material, correspondence, memoranda, notes, loan forms, slides, and contracts. Exhibitions represented include "African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," "Calico and Chintz: Antique Quilts from the Collection of Patricia S. Smith," "Ebendorf: The Jewelry of Robert Ebendorf," "George Catlin and His Indian Gallery," "Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," "Land Through a Lens: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," "Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou," "Masters of Their Craft: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," "Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," "Right at Home: American Studio Furniture," "Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," "Wood Turning since 1930," "Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright," and "Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum."

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities during the tenures of Deputy Directors Charles J. Robertson (1986-2001) and Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art. Materials include budgets, proposals, financial and funding records, checklists, agreements, publicity material, correspondence, memoranda, notes, loan forms, slides, and contracts. Exhibitions represented include African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Calico and Chintz: Antique Quilts from the Collection of Patricia S. Smith, Ebendorf: The Jewelry of Robert Ebendorf, George Catlin and His Indian Gallery, Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Land Through a Lens: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou, Masters of Their Craft: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Modernism & Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Right at Home: American Studio Furniture, Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright, and Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 2/23/1988 memorandum, Shaffer to McManus; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-022, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition and Publication Records

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Container List

Box 1

African American Masters, 2002-2005 (2 folders)

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Calico and Chintz, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 2

Catlin's Indian Gallery, April 1998-August 31, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Catlin's Indian Gallery, 09/2001-04/2002

Box 1 of 2

Catlin's Indian Gallery, 05/2002-

Box 1 of 2

Ebendorf: The Jewelry of Robert Ebendorf, 2002-2005 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

George Catlin and his Indian Gallery Touring Exhibition, 01/01/2002-

Box 1 of 2

Graphic Masters, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 2

Land Through a Lens, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 2

Liza Lou, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 2

Masters of Their Craft, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 2

Modernism and Abstraction, 09/1998-10/1999

Box 1 of 2

Modernism and Abstraction, 11/1999-11/2000

Box 1 of 2

Modernism and Abstraction, 01/2001-

Box 1 of 2

Right at Home: American Studio Furniture, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 2

Scenes of American Life 9/1998-12/31/1999

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Scenes of American Life, 01/2000-

Box 2 of 2

Wood Turning Since 1930, 07/2000-

Box 2 of 2

Wright Leaded Glass, 12/1999-12/31/2000

Box 2 of 2

Wright Leaded Glass, 01/01/2001-7/31/2001

Box 2 of 2

Wright Leaded Glass, 08/01/2001-

Box 2 of 2

Young America, 9/1998-1/31/2000

Box 2 of 2

Young America, 02/01/2000-

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