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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 07-081

National Museum of African Art

Curatorial Records, 1984-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1984-2006
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 07-081
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records were created and maintained by Andrea Nicolls, Assistant Curator and Curator until 2006. Materials include purchase recommendations, exhibition records, correspondence, docent records, intern records, black and white photographs, color photographs, floor plans, and electronic records.

Descriptive Entry

These records were created and maintained by Andrea Nicolls, Assistant Curator and Curator until 2006 at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). Materials include purchase recommendations, exhibition records, correspondence, docent records, intern records, black and white photographs, color photographs, floor plans, and electronic records.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 2/12/2007 memorandum, Yowell to Kreamer; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-081, National Museum of African Art, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, 1984-2005 (19 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Accession lists, 1985-1987, 1989

Box 2 of 6

Accession lists, 1990-2001

Box 2 of 6

Acquisition wish lists

Box 2 of 6

Deaccessions, 1985, 1986, 1998, 2001, 2003

Box 2 of 6

Gifts, 1985-1989, 1991, 1993-1995, 1997-1998

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, pre-1985-1987

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1990

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1991

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1996

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1997

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1998

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 1999, 2000, 2001

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 2002

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 2003, 2004, 2005

Box 2 of 6

Purchase recommendations, 2006

Box 2 of 6

Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program

Box 2 of 6

Smithson Society Acquisitions, 1984, 1985, 1987-1992, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Icons: Ideals and Power in the Art of Africa (October 1, 1989 - July 5, 1990) - Additional correspondence

Box 3 of 6

Icons budget

Box 3 of 6

Icons contract

Box 3 of 6

Icons education materials

Box 3 of 6

Icons exhibition and book

Box 3 of 6

Icons installation/deinstallation

Box 3 of 6

Icons labels

Box 3 of 6

Icons lenders list

Box 3 of 6

Icons meetings

Box 3 of 6

Icons proposal

Box 3 of 6

Icons videos

Box 3 of 6

Icons correspondence - Africa

Box 3 of 6

Icons correspondence - A. Nicolls/H. Cole

Box 3 of 6

Icons correspondence - Europe

Box 3 of 6

Icons correspondence - N. Y. collectors/dealers

Box 3 of 6

Icons correspondence - U. S.

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Anspach

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Arman

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Arnoldi

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Australia

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Balolu

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Bern

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Bloch

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Bol

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Bonnefoy

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Brill

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Davis

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Degrunne

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Dehavenon

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Dkoninck

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Detroit

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Dietrickx

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Dimondstein

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Dintenfass

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Disney

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Faletti

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Feary

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Felix

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Frum

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Fry

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Gavigan

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Geltner

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Ginzberg

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Goedl

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Goldenberg

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Goldsmith

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Graham-Stewart

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Haft

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Iwalewa

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Jacobs

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Jahn

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Kennedy-Wolford

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Kerchache

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Knopfelmacher

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Kuhn

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Lawrence

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Leloup

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Lewis

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence -Lippman

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Liverpool

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - London

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Malcolm

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Mestach

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - MET

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Mnuchin

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Newman

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - NMAfA

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Nooter

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Oberlin

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Pace

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Pailet

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Paris - M. de l'Homme

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Paris - M. National, Phillips

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Ravenhill

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Renaudeau

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Rief

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Robertson

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Roth

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Rubin

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Seattle

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Silver

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Stanoff

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Syrop

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Thomson

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Timmermans

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - UCLA

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Wallace

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Walu

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Willis

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Wingert

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Winizki

Box 3 of 6

Icons object correspondence - Zimmer

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Icons non-exhibition photo requests/permissions (2 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Icons additional photo correspondence

Box 4 of 6

Icons photo permissions

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Alderman

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Anspach

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Arman

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Balolu

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Bloch

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Bol

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Bonnefoy

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Brill

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Davis

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Degrunne

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Dehavenon

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Dekoninck

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Detroit

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Detrickx

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Dimonstein

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Dintenfass

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Disney

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Faletti

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Feary

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Felix

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Frum

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Geltner

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Goedl

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Goldenberg

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Goldsmith

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Graham-Stewart

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Haft

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Iwalewa

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Jacobs

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Jahn

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Kennedy/Wolford

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Kerchache

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Knopfelmacher

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Kuhn

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Leloup

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Lewis

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Lieberman

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Lippman

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Liverpool

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - London

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Malcolm

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Mestach

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - MET

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Mnuchin

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Newman

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Nooter

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Pace

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Pailet

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Paris - M. de l'Homme

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Paris - M. National

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Phillips

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Renaudeau

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Rief

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Roth

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Seattle

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Silver

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Simpson

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Stanoff

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Syrop

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Timmermans

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - UCLA

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Wallace

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Walu

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Willis

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Winizki

Box 4 of 6

Icons photography correspondence - Zimmer

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Purpose and Perfection: Women's Pottery as an Art Form in Central Africa (1992-1997) - Attribution changes

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Booklist

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Conservation reports

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Conservation requests

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Drawings of vessels by Jo Moore, Fall 1991

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Kongo pottery conservation research

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Label copy

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Odundo commentary on Central African pottery (2 folders)

Box 5 of 6

Purpose and Perfection - Photography correspondence

Box 5 of 6

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) exhibition - Generations - June 4, 1987-1988

Box 5 of 6

Crowning Achievements press kit, 1996

Box 5 of 6

SI 150th anniversary exhibition labels for NMAfA objects, 1996

Box 5 of 6

NMAfA gifts exhibition, 1997

Box 5 of 6

A Concrete Vision: Oshogbo Art in the 1960s; January 23 - October 22, 2000

Box 5 of 6

Identity of the Sacred: Two Nigerian shrine figures; September 24 - April 2, 2001

Box 5 of 6

Beautiful Bodies: Ceramic Arts at NMAfA; May 6, 2001 - January, 2002 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 6

Gifts and Blessings: The Textile Arts of Madagascar; April 14 - September 2, 2002

Box 5 of 6

Fabric of Moroccan Life; June 6 - November 2, 2003

Box 5 of 6

Where Gods and Mortals Meet: Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art; June 23 - September 26, 2005

Box 5 of 6

African Art Now: Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection; November 16, 2005 - February 26, 2006 (4 folders)

Box 5 of 6

African Gold from the Glassell Collection: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; May 15 - November 26, 2006

Box 5 of 6

Resonance from the Past: African Sculpture from the New Orleans Museum of Art; October 5, 2006 - January 28, 2007

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

AAT and Object Documentation Washington workshop; June 17, 1994

Box 6 of 6

ASA-LAC-2005

Box 6 of 6

Barnes Foundation show, 1994

Box 6 of 6

Collection Strategies (2 folders)

Box 6 of 6

Docent in-service training 1990s

Box 6 of 6

Docent trainee tour observations - 1990s

Box 6 of 6

Docent training class - 2005

Box 6 of 6

Docent training schedule - 2005

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Beck

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Benshalom-Perkins

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Carmignani

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Duganne

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Gilpin

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Hill

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Kluth

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Leigh

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Micots

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Quizzaire-Belle

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Scott

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Strychasz

Box 6 of 6

Interns - Tuchscherer

Box 6 of 6

Museum of Modern Art African Museum Professionals Workshop; February 21-22, 2002

Box 6 of 6

Office of Research Training and Services (2 folders)

Box 6 of 6

Public Program Reports - 1990s

Box 6 of 6

Research Support Resources at the Smithsonian - Researchers' Perspectives - December, 1990

Box 6 of 6

SI Material Culture Forum - 1990s

Box 6 of 6

Scholarly Studies program - 2002

Box 6 of 6

Short term fellow - 3 months - E. Peri-Willis; March 1 - May 31, 1999

Box 6 of 6

Short term visitor grant - Barbara Thompson; July 15 - August 5, 2002

Box 6 of 6

Smithsonian Women's Committee - 2002

Box 6 of 6

Vettings, 1985-2006 (10 folders)

Box 6 of 6

Visitors (2 folders)

Box 6 of 6