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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 06-021

National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life

Curatorial Records, 1966-1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1966-1983
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 06-021
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession primarily includes records documenting the exhibition "The Afro-American Tradition in the Decorative Arts," which was organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and staged by Richard E. Ahlborn, Curator in the Division of Community Life, at the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Richard E. Ahlborn; exhibition handbook; object lists; photographs and slides of artifacts used in the exhibition; education program information; label scripts; and symposium information. Also included are some curatorial correspondence which dates back to when the Division of Community Life was known as the Division of Cultural History.

Descriptive Entry

This accession primarily includes records documenting the exhibition The Afro-American Tradition in the Decorative Arts, which was organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and staged by Richard E. Ahlborn, Curator in the Division of Community Life, at the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Richard E. Ahlborn; exhibition handbook; object lists; photographs and slides of artifacts used in the exhibition; education program information; label scripts; and symposium information. Also includes some curatorial correspondence which dates back to when the Division of Community Life was known as the Division of Cultural History.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-021, National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

The Afro-American Tradition in the Decorative Arts

Notes on the Exhibition (handbook), 1979

Box 1 of 1

Object Lists, 1977-1978

Box 1 of 1

Exhibition Labels, 1978-1979

Box 1 of 1

Exhibition Photographs, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Artifacts, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Photographs: Exhibition Objects

Box 1 of 1

Introductory Display, 1978-1979

Box 1 of 1

Education Program, 1979-1980

Box 1 of 1

The Links of Cleveland, Inc., 1979-1981

Box 1 of 1

Installation Photographs, 1979

Box 1 of 1

The Biblical Quilt

Box 1 of 1

Photographs: Exhibition Maps

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1976-1983

Box 1 of 1

Symposium on Afro-American Aesthetics, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Symposium on Afro-American Aesthetics: Audiotape Recording, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Exhibition Slides, 1979

Box 1 of 1

Exhibition Audiotape for Radio Smithsonian (unedited), 1979

Box 1 of 1

Other

Correspondence, 1966-1969

Box 1 of 1

The Dark Continent and the Invisible Man, 1968

Box 1 of 1