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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-125

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs

Publicity Records, 1955-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Publicity Records
Dates: 1955-2001
Quantity: 7.07 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-125
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity and legal history of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and its activities and exhibitions as well as the Joseph H. Hirshhorn family and collections. Well-documented topics include the design and construction of the museum; the museum's collections; Mr. Hirshhorn's 80th birthday party; and Mr. Hirshhorn's business activities. Materials include clippings, photographs, legal documents, marketing materials, press releases, object lists, books, pamphlets, a film script, a model of an early design for the museum, and related materials. Some materials were created before the establishment of the museum.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity and legal history of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and its activities and exhibitions as well as the Joseph H. Hirshhorn family and collections. Well-documented topics include the design and construction of the museum; the museum's collections; Mr. Hirshhorn's 80th birthday party; and Mr. Hirshhorn's business activities. Materials include clippings, photographs, legal documents, marketing materials, press releases, object lists, books, pamphlets, a film script, a model of an early design for the museum, and related materials. Some materials were created before the establishment of the museum.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-125, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs, Publicity Records

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Container List

Box 1

Press Releases HMSG, 1974 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Press Book Official Opening of HMSG, Volume I, 1971-1974 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Press Book Official Opening of HMSG, Volume II, September 1974 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Press Book Official Opening of HMSG, Volume III, October 1-3, 1974 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Press Book Official Opening of HMSG, Volume IV, October 4-31, 1974 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Press Book Official Opening of HMSG, Volume V, November 1974

Box 1 of 8

Press Book Official Opening of HMSG, Volume VI, December 1974

Box 1 of 8

Film Prints, Opening, Garden, Key Presentation, China Delegation, Neutra, 1974 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume I, 1955-1960

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume II, 1961-1963

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume III, 1964-1965

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume IV, 1966 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume V, 1967

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume VI, 1968-1970 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume VII, 1971-1973

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume VIII, 1974

Box 2 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn General Publicity, Volume IX, 1975-1988

Box 2 of 8

Exhibition Publicity Finding Aid, Volume I, 1975-1981

Box 2 of 8

Exhibition Publicity Reference Book and Finding Aid, Volume II, June 14, 1981-June 8, 1988

Box 2 of 8

Exhibition Publicity Reference Book and Finding Aid, Volume III, June 24, 1988-October 13, 1994 (folder 1 of 3)

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Exhibition Publicity Reference Book and Finding Aid, Volume III, June 24, 1988-October 13, 1994 (folders 2-3 of 3)

Box 3 of 8

Exhibition Publicity Reference Book and Finding Aid, Volume IV, March 23, 1994-August 31, 1998 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Exhibition Publicity Record Book and Finding Aid, Volume V, January 11, 1999-February 9, 2001

Box 3 of 8

"The Great American Collectors: Hirshhorn" Script, May 25, 1982

Box 3 of 8

"The Great American Collectors: Hirshhorn" Film Script and Images, 1982

Box 3 of 8

HMSG Film Programs, 1997, 1998, 1999 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Status of Projects (Furnishings, etc.), 1973

Box 3 of 8

HMSG Status Report, 1974

Box 3 of 8

Furniture Finishes - Paint Color Book for HMSG (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Congressional Record - 81st and 82nd Congressional Testimony on Red Menace in Art

Box 4 of 8

Congressional Record - Bill Drafts, 1966

Box 4 of 8

Groundbreaking Ceremonies, January 8, 1969 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 8

HMSG Congressional Hearing - Al Lerner's Statement, 1970

Box 4 of 8

Stenograph Transcript of Hearings before the House of Representatives, 1970

Box 4 of 8

Photographs, Papers about Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, 1969-1972

Box 4 of 8

Museum History Contact Sheets, 1973-1974 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

H.R. 8274, The Arts and Humanities Bill 1975, Public Law 94-553, October 19, 1976

Box 4 of 8

Quinn Symposium, Thursday, June 15, 1978

Box 4 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn's 80th Birthday - Clippings, August 11, 1979

Box 4 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn's 80th Birthday - Photographs, August 11, 1979 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

History of HMSG by James Bradley

Box 4 of 8

Hirshhorn Museum: Legislative History

Box 4 of 8

Tape-recorded Interview with Joseph H. Hirshhorn - Transcript, December 1976

Box 4 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, Volume I, A-K, Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, Prints, and Other Media

Box 4 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, Volume II, L-Z, Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, Prints, and Other Media

Box 4 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, The Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Box 4 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, Miscellaneous Collection of Antiquities, Eskimo, Pre-Columbian, and Asian Art

Box 4 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Memorial Scrapbook (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Sault to Sudbury Seven Newspaper Special Edition - Front Page Joseph H. Hirshhorn Article, June 9, 1955

Box 5 of 8

News Articles - Joseph H. Hirshhorn (copies), 1955-1963

Box 5 of 8

News Articles, 1955-1966

Box 5 of 8

Sculpture in Our Time Advertisement Poster, May-August 1959

Box 5 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Opening Show Legislative Report

Box 5 of 8

Sculpture in Our Time 1, 1959

Box 5 of 8

10 Modern Masters, 1959-1960

Box 5 of 8

Sculpture in Our Time 2, 1960

Box 5 of 8

Famous Artists Magazine, Volume 8, Number 3, Spring 1960

Box 5 of 8

Guggenheim Modern Sculpture Advertising Poster, 1962

Box 5 of 8

Saturday Review Magazine, June 23, 1962

Box 5 of 8

Art News, Volume 61, Number 6, October 1962

Box 5 of 8

News Articles, 1962

Box 5 of 8

Infinity Magazine, Volume XII, Number 10, December 1963

Box 5 of 8

Guggenheim Sculpture, 1962-1963

Box 5 of 8

House and Garden Magazine, August 1964

Box 5 of 8

News Clippings (copies), 1963-1965

Box 5 of 8

News Clippings (copies), 1966

Box 5 of 8

News Clippings (copies), 1966-1967

Box 5 of 8

IPS Photo Bulletin April, 1967

Box 5 of 8

News Clippings (copies), 1967

Box 5 of 8

Sculpture in Our Century: Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, 1967

Box 5 of 8

The Washingtonian Magazine, August 1968

Box 5 of 8

Collector: Joseph H. Hirshhorn Book - Reprinted from Art in America, 1969

Box 5 of 8

Art in America Magazine, 1969

Box 5 of 8

News Clippings (copies), 1968-1973

Box 5 of 8

September 1974 News Articles - Gift from Docent

Box 5 of 8

Smithsonian Magazine with Images, Volume 5, Number 9, December 1974

Box 5 of 8

News Articles, 1974-1976

Box 5 of 8

News Articles - Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1974-1982

Box 5 of 8

News Articles, 1974-1983

Box 5 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Form of Proxy Statements, 1976-1980

Box 5 of 8

News Articles, Photographs, 1980-1984

Box 5 of 8

Renovated Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden Reopens, 1981

Box 5 of 8

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Death Certificate (copy), 1982

Box 5 of 8

News Clippings (copies), 1986

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Model of an Early Design for the Hirshhorn Museum

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

The New York Times Magazine, Section 6, November 27, 1966

Box 7 of 8

The Smithsonian Torch, Number 1, January 1969

Box 7 of 8

The New York Times Magazine, Section 6, July 23, 1972

Box 7 of 8

The Washington Post - Style, September 29, 1974

Box 7 of 8

The New York Times - Arts and Leisure, October 6, 1974

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

HMSG Publicity, 1966 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 8