SIA Acc. 16-171, Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office, Correspondence, 1998-2009, 2012-2014

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Summary

This accession consists of approximately 14,747 email messages of William H. Truettner, curator of painting and sculpture. Truettner's research interests included 18th- and 19th-century American painting, George Catlin and art of the American West. Topics documented in this collection include exhibition planning, research, and design; collection acquisitions; and conservation. 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 Truettner was Curator Emeritus. Materials are in electronic format.

Subject

  • Truettner, William H
  • Catlin, George 1796-1872
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

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
  • 1998-2009
  • 1998-2009, 2012-2014
  • 18th century
  • 19th century

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2030. 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
  • Painting
  • Painting, American
  • Museum exhibits
  • Art museum curators
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Sculpture, American

Place

West (U.S.)

Form/Genre

  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Pictorial works
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 16-171

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