Curatorial Records, 1964-2006

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Lydia Puccinelli, Curator of Collections, National Museum of African Art, 1979-1999 and as curator at the Museum of African Art, 1964-1979, prior to its joining the Smithsonian Institution; Andrea Nicolls, Assistant Curator and Curator; and Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator, 1987-1997. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, brochures, exhibition materials, proposals, lender information, purchase recommendations, photographs of objects, slides, floor plans, sketches, didactics, newsletters, clippings, and label text. Some materials are in electronic format.

Creator

National Museum of African Art (U.S.)

Subject

  • Puccinelli, Lydia
  • Nicolls, Andrea
  • Ravenhill, Philip L
  • Museum of African Art (U.S.)

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.

Organization

Alphabetic by subject

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1964
  • 1964-2006

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Art, African
  • Curatorship
  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits
  • Art museum curators
  • Museums--Curatorship

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Newsletters
  • Floor plans
  • Sketches
  • Ephemera
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Floppy disks
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Drawings

Local number

SIA RS01455

Physical description

8.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings