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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-064

Renwick Gallery. Office of the Curator-in-Charge

Departmental Records, 1972-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Renwick Gallery. Office of the Curator-in-Charge
Title: Departmental Records
Dates: 1972-1988
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 96-064
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of the files of Director Lloyd E. Herman (1974-1986) and Curator-in-Charge Michael W. Monroe (1986-1995) of the Renwick Gallery, and document temporary exhibitions as well as the permanent collections of the Renwick Gallery. Also included are general office files (primarily those of Joanna Barton, Secretary, 1974-1983), which include incoming and outgoing staff correspondence, memoranda, exhibition schedules, notes, newspaper clippings, research files, photographs, and publications. Meetings and reports files, and special events files are included, as are copies of Renwick Gallery staff time cards and visitor statistics (1985-1988). Also included are copies of the "National Collection of Fine Arts and its Renwick Gallery Calendars of Events," 1973-1982, and a "List of Events at the Renwick," 1972.

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These records consist of the files of Director Lloyd E. Herman (1974-1986) and Curator-in-Charge Michael Monroe (1986- ) of the Renwick Gallery, and document temporary exhibitions as well as the permanent collections of the Renwick Gallery. Also included are general office files (primarily those of Joanna Barton, Secretary, 1974-1983), which include incoming and outgoing staff correspondence, memoranda, exhibition schedules, notes, newspaper clippings, research files, photographs and publications. Meetings and reports files, and special events files are included, as are copies of Renwick Gallery staff time cards, and visitor statistics (1985-1988). Also included are copies of the "National Collection of Fine Arts and its Renwick Gallery Calendars of Events," 1973-1982, and a "List of Events at the Renwick," 1972.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-064, Renwick Gallery. Office of the Curator-in-Charge, Departmental Records

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Container List

Box 1

Howard Werner Slides

Box 1 of 7

Richard Deutsch Slides

Box 1 of 7

New England Fiber Collective

Box 1 of 7

Contemporary American Glass-Focus West Virginia

Box 1 of 7

Dorothy Hood

Box 1 of 7

Memoranda, Renwick Permanent Collection

Box 1 of 7

LaFarge Windows

Box 1 of 7

Signs

Box 1 of 7

Correspondence to and from Lloyd E. Herman (LEH)

Box 1 of 7

Events at the Renwick, 1972

Box 1 of 7

James Smithson Society Awards

Box 1 of 7

Renwick Gallery, FY 1986 budget

Box 1 of 7

American Craft Enterprises

Box 1 of 7

Crafts (magazine)

Box 1 of 7

Curator Michael Monroe's files

Box 1 of 7

Director Lloyd Herman's files

Box 1 of 7

Disaster/Emergency Plans

Box 1 of 7

Building Improvements

Box 1 of 7

Building and Utilities Improvement Study

Box 1 of 7

Building Improvement Study

Box 1 of 7

"National Collection of Fine Arts and its Renwick Gallery" Calendars of Events: 1973-1981 (9 folders)

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

1982 Calendars

Box 2 of 7

Renwick Gallery "Celebrations": July/August/September 1982; October/November/December 1982

Box 2 of 7

Research Notes for The Boat Show

Box 2 of 7

Research Notes - Bound to Vary

Box 2 of 7

Research Notes for American Art Pottery, 1880-1930, from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Box 2 of 7

Slides from Museum of History and Technology (MHT)

Box 2 of 7

Research Notes on exhibits

Box 2 of 7

Collections Guidelines

Box 2 of 7

Research Notes for Man Made Mobile

Box 2 of 7

Woodrow Wilson Bedroom, White House

Box 2 of 7

Photos of Folk Schools, Folk Exhibits and Artists

Box 2 of 7

Celebration Exhibit

Box 2 of 7

Exhibit Fabrication, Celebration Exhibit

Box 2 of 7

List File, Celebration Exhibit

Box 2 of 7

Estimates Only, Celebration Exhibit

Box 2 of 7

General Information, Celebration Exhibit (2 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Curatorial Requirements, Celebration Exhibit

Box 2 of 7

Frank Lloyd Wright

Box 2 of 7

S. C. Johnson

Box 2 of 7

Department of Transportation Exhibits, part 1

Box 2 of 7

Department of Transportation Exhibits, part 2

Box 2 of 7

Edith Martin's Files

Box 2 of 7

Photos for "Man Made Mobile"

Box 2 of 7

News Clippings

Box 2 of 7

Michael Clancy

Box 2 of 7

Georgetown (magazine)

Box 2 of 7

Exhibits

Box 2 of 7

Office of Plant Services

Box 2 of 7

National Museum of American Art (NMAA) film

Box 2 of 7

Budget

Box 2 of 7

Inauguration

Box 2 of 7

Memos from Lloyd E. Herman

Box 2 of 7

Renwick Gallery (RG) Building

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Subject files, A-Z (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Research materials for Herman talk on 20th Century American crafts at the Vatican, 1978

Box 3 of 7

Ecclesiastical Crafts

Box 3 of 7

Schools

Box 3 of 7

Weaving

Box 3 of 7

Crafts General

Box 3 of 7

Religious/Liturgical

Box 3 of 7

Ceramics

Box 3 of 7

Folk

Box 3 of 7

Goldsmith's Journal

Box 3 of 7

Craft Research

Box 3 of 7

Craft Research, part 2

Box 3 of 7

Liturgy (magazine)

Box 3 of 7

Early American reproductions

Box 3 of 7

Indian arts and crafts

Box 3 of 7

Exhibition Queries, 1981

Box 3 of 7

Exhibition Queries, 1982

Box 3 of 7

DEC Arts Committee, 1980-1982

Box 3 of 7

Docents, Tours, Etc.

Box 3 of 7

Exhibition and Design, 1981-1983

Box 3 of 7

Exhibition Schedules, 1981-1982

Box 3 of 7

Folklife Advisory Committee, 1980-1982

Box 3 of 7

Gifts to RG (money and objects)

Box 3 of 7

Information volunteers, RG

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Innovative Craftsmen, 1980-1983

Box 4 of 7

Library

Box 4 of 7

Museum Shops, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 7

Museum Shop Sales Exhibit, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 7

National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) Commission, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 7

Outreach Funds, RG [JB (Joanna Barton's) Files]

Box 4 of 7

Offense and Incident, 1980-1982

Box 4 of 7

Official Gifts (JB's Files)

Box 4 of 7

Publications, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 7

Registrar

Box 4 of 7

Renwick Security, 1980-1982

Box 4 of 7

Secretarial Letters, 1981-1983

Box 4 of 7

Smithsonian Associates, 1981 -1982

Box 4 of 7

Special Events Music, 1982-1983

Box 4 of 7

Trip Reports, 1982 & 1983

Box 4 of 7

Visual Services, 1981-1983

Box 4 of 7

Consolidated Attendance Reports, 1987-1988

Box 4 of 7

SI-wide visitor count statistics, 1985-1988

Box 4 of 7

New Zealand Crafts

Box 4 of 7

Attendance, FY 1984-FY 1985

Box 4 of 7

Forms 4: FY 1982 Forms

Box 4 of 7

Budget, 1980-1983

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

FY 1983

Box 5 of 7

Suspense FY 1983 Forms 4

Box 5 of 7

44's: FY 1983

Box 5 of 7

Forms 4: FY 1983

Box 5 of 7

23 & 600s, January-September 1983

Box 5 of 7

23 & 600s, October 1982-December 1982 inclusive

Box 5 of 7

FY 1981, 23 & 600

Box 5 of 7

Bulgaria

Box 5 of 7

Joanna Shaw-Eagle

Box 5 of 7

Jewelry Redefined

Box 5 of 7

Book Arts (slides, book example)

Box 5 of 7

American Metalsmithing and Jewelry in the 1940s and 50s Conference, September 1982 (photos)

Box 5 of 7

Metals Conference, 1982 (continued)

Box 5 of 7

Metals Conference, 1982 (Joanna Barton's records)

Box 5 of 7

Craftsmen lecturers, 1981-1982

Box 5 of 7

Creative Screen, 1980-1983

Box 5 of 7

Renwick Collectors Circle

Box 5 of 7

Animal Sales, Litho

Box 5 of 7

Animal Sales

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Birthday Press Clippings

Box 6 of 7

RG Collections

Box 6 of 7

Administration, 1982-1983

Box 6 of 7

Lawyers Committee for the Arts

Box 6 of 7

Fans: Text and Labels for I, II, III

Box 6 of 7

Finnish Glass

Box 6 of 7

Martha Mood

Box 6 of 7

Financial Files

Box 6 of 7

FY 1986 budget

Box 6 of 7

Renwick Gallery, FY 1985

Box 6 of 7

Renwick Gallery, FY 1985 (continued)

Box 6 of 7

Financial files: Architecture silver catalog/slides/photos

Box 6 of 7

Admin Services Memos; Public Programs Budget, FY 1985 and FY 1986; Budgets, Travel, FY 1986

Box 6 of 7

Anni Albers, 1982

Box 6 of 7

Anni Albers, 1983

Box 6 of 7

Joanna Barton's Files, Crafts Today [The 1983 National Forum on Connoisseurship and Collecting], 1983/1984

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Crafts Today

Box 7 of 7

Lloyd Herman's Files, Crafts Today Forum

Box 7 of 7

Anni Albers, June 1983-1984

Box 7 of 7

Anni Albers, background information

Box 7 of 7

Anni Albers book

Box 7 of 7

Anni Albers Tour

Box 7 of 7