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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-015

National Museum of African Art

Curatorial Records, 1986-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1986-1995
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 09-015
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of curatorial records created and maintained by Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator, 1987-1997. Exhibitions documented include: "Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning;" "The African Deset, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu;" and "Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, background materials, lender information, brochures, and proposals.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of curatorial records created and maintained by Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator, 1987-1997. Exhibitions documented include: "Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning;" "The African Deset, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu;" and "Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, background materials, lender information, brochures, and proposals.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-015, National Museum of African Art, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Archetypes: Five Themes in the Visual Arts of Africa Manuscript

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Camp, Sokari Douglas

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Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning; November 11, 1988-January 29, 1989

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Kwami, Atta

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Ogbechie, S. Okwunodu

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Plossu, Bernard - The African Desert, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu

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Ravenhill, Philip - Application to Chief Curator

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Smithsonian World

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Triennial Correspondence, June 1989

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West African Museums Programme (WAMP) (9 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought, 1990

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