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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-054

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director

Acquisition and Deaccession Files, 1974-2007

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Title: Acquisition and Deaccession Files
Dates: 1974-2007
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 18-054
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the acquisition of artwork by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, purchase orders, policies, agreements, proposals, images of artwork, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. The files were created by staff from across the museum and maintained within the Office of the Director.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the acquisition of artwork by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, purchase orders, policies, agreements, proposals, images of artwork, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. The files were created by staff from across the museum and maintained within the Office of the Director.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 8/31/1982 memorandum, Bain to Kirkpatrick; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-054, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Acquisition and Deaccession Files

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Container List

Box 1

Inactive Pending Acquisitions, 2001-2005

Box 1 of 2

Active Pending Acquisitions, 2002-2003 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 2

Pending Bequests, 1974-2003 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Completed Bequests, 1988-1993

Box 1 of 2

Acquisition Proposals, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions Meetings, 2002-2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisition Process, 2001-2003

Box 1 of 2

Forman Collection, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 2

Collections Management Policy, 1992

Box 1 of 2

Funds - Acquisitions, 1997-2001

Box 1 of 2

Partial Gifts, 2005

Box 1 of 2

Fractional and Promised Gifts, 1997-2003

Box 1 of 2

End of Year Gifts, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Roni Horn, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - William Kentridge, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Ed and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Byron Kim, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Joseph Kosuth, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Sherrie Levine, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Roy Lichtenstein, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Ernest Neto, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Joel Shapiro, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Raghubir Singh, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Beat Streuli, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Thomas Struth, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Sofia Taboas, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Thomas Wilfred, 2002

Box 1 of 2

End of Year Gifts, 2002

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Giovanni Anselmo, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Mark Bradford, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Joseph Cornell, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Tacita Dean, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Martin Dorbaum, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Olafur Eliasson, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Bruce Helander, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Jae Ko, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Guilermo Kuitca, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Sol LeWitt, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Martin Puryear, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Thomas Ruff, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Hiroshi Sugimoto, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Sam Taylor-Wood, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Fred Tomaselli, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Lisa Yuskavage, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Nikki Lee, 2003

Box 1 of 2

End of Year Gifts, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Magdalena Abakanowicz, 2004

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Shirazeh Houshiary, 2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 2

Acquisitions - Harvey Quaytman, 2004

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Acquisitions - Yinka Shinobare, 2004

Box 2 of 2

Acquisitions - Stephen Shore, 2004

Box 2 of 2

Acquisitions - John F. Simon, Jr., 2004

Box 2 of 2

Acquisitions, 2006

Box 2 of 2

Acquisitions, 2007

Box 2 of 2

Acquisitions - Giuseppe Panza, 2007

Box 2 of 2