SIA Acc. 13-297, Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office, Correspondence, 1998-2011

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Summary

This accession consists of approximately 88,000 email messages of George Gurney, curator and expert in American sculpture. Topics documented in this collection include exhibition planning, research, and design; collection acquisitions; conservation; and American sculpture. Some email messages date from when the museum was known at the National Museum of American Art. This accession does not include email from the period when Gurney was Curator Emeritus. All materials are in electronic format.

Creator

Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office

Subject

  • Gurney, George
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Curatorial Office

Notes

For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Chronologic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1998
  • 1998-2011

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 3/26/2001 memorandum, Alers to Angelasto; Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Art museums
  • Sculpture
  • Museums
  • Museum curators
  • Sculpture, American

Form/Genre

  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 13-297