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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-238

National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass

Publication Records, 1961-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass
Title: Publication Records
Dates: 1961-1992
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 17-238
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document planning and funding for the publication "Catalogue of the Hans Syz Collection: Meissen Porcelain and Hausmalerei (Volume I)" and subsequent volumes about the collection that were never published. The first volume was authored by Hans C. Syz, J. Jefferson Miller, and Rainer Ruckert. Volumes two and three were to be authored by ceramics scholar R. J. Charleston, but he was unable to complete them due to ill health. Materials include the correspondence of Hans C. Syz, Rainer Ruckert, and R. J. Charleston; correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Division of Ceramics and Glass curators Paul Vickers Gardner, Susan H. Myers, and J. Jefferson Miller; budget summaries; agreements; meeting minutes; photographs; brochures; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document planning and funding for the publication "Catalogue of the Hans Syz Collection: Meissen Porcelain and Hausmalerei (Volume I)" and subsequent volumes about the collection that were never published. The first volume was authored by Hans C. Syz, J. Jefferson Miller, and Rainer Ruckert. Volumes two and three were to be authored by ceramics scholar R. J. Charleston, but he was unable to complete them due to ill health.

Materials include the correspondence of Hans C. Syz, Rainer Ruckert, and R. J. Charleston; correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Division of Ceramics and Glass curators Paul Vickers Gardner, Susan H. Myers, and J. Jefferson Miller; budget summaries; agreements; meeting minutes; photographs; brochures; and supporting documentation.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-238, National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass, Publication Records

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Container List

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Hans Syz Collection and Catalogue, 1961-1992 (2 folders)

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Hans Syz Collection Catalogue (Volume 1): Correspondence, 1962-1982 (2 folders)

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Hans Syz Collection Catalogue (Volume 1): Planning and Funding, 1963-1977

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Hans Syz Collection Catalogue (Volume 2): Correspondence, 1970-1993

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Hans Syz Collection Catalogue (Volume 3): Correspondence, 1976-1985

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Hans Syz Collection Catalogue (Volume 3): Robert J. Charleston Contract, 1979-1985

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Hans Syz Collection Catalogue (Volume 3): Potential Authors, 1987-1988

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