Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Curatorial Records, 1966-1983
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Ahlborn, Richard E.
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
- National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
- The Afro-American Tradition in the Decorative Arts (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Black-and-white transparencies
- Color photographs
- Black-and-white photographs
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-021, National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life, Curatorial Records