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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 19-082

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art

Curatorial Records, 1991-2018

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1991-2018
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 19-082
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James T. Ulak, Curator of Japanese Art, 1995-2003; Chief Curator, 2002-2003; Deputy Director, 2003-2010; and Senior Curator of Japanese Art, 2010- . A large portion of the records document the Shimada Prize for distinguished scholarship in the history of East Asian art. Additional records document exhibitions, scholarly activities, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting materials, object labels, floor plans, press releases, brochures, invitations, images, a videotape, and related materials. Some materials pre-dating Ulak's tenure were created by Toni C. Lake, Executive Assistant to the Director.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James T. Ulak, Curator of Japanese Art, 1995-2003; Chief Curator, 2002-2003; Deputy Director, 2003-2010; and Senior Curator of Japanese Art, 2010- . A large portion of the records document the Shimada Prize for distinguished scholarship in the history of East Asian art. Additional records document exhibitions, scholarly activities, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting materials, object labels, floor plans, press releases, brochures, invitations, images, a videotape, and related materials. Some materials pre-dating Ulak's tenure were created by Toni C. Lake, Executive Assistant to the Director.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 11/29/2018 memorandum, Wright to Adib; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-082, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Scholarly Publications and Programs - Projects, 2005-2008

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Shimada Prize Agreements and Amendments, 1991-2004

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Shimada Prize Ceremony, 1993

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Shimada Prize Winner, 1993

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Shimada Prize Selection, 1993

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Shimada Prize Nominations, 1993

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Shimada Prize Selection Committee, 1993

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Shimada Prize General Announcement, 1993

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Shimada Prize Press Releases, 1993-2001

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Shimada Prize Recipients, 1993-2001

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Shimada Prize Reorganization, 1994-1997

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Shimada Prize Ceremony, 1995

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Shimada Prize Selection - Winners, 1995

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Shimada Prize Nominations, 1995

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Shimada Prize Selection Committee, 1995

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Shimada Prize Press, 1995

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Shimada Prize Announcement, 1995

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Shimada Prize - General, 1996-2000

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Shimada Prize Winners, 1997

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Shimada Prize Ceremony - Thomas Lawton Speech, 1997

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Shimada Prize Press Release, 1997

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Shimada Prize Nominations, 1997

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Shimada Prize Committee, 1997

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Shimada Prize, 1997

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Shimada Prize Ceremony, 1999 (includes videotape)

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Shimada Prize Winner - Toshie Kihara, 1999

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Shimada Prize Press Release, 1999

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Shimada Prize Nominations, 1999

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Shimada Prize Committee Meeting, May 1999

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Shimada Prize Ceremony, 2001

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Shimada Prize Press Release, 2001

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Shimada Prize Committee Meeting, 2001

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Shimada Prize Nominations, 2001

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Shimada Prize Committee, 2001-2018

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Shimada Prize Committee, 2003

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Shimada Prize Nominations, 2003

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Shimada Prize, 2004

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Shimada Prize Press Release, 2003

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Shimada Prize Honorable Mention, 2003

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Shimada Prize, 2008

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Shimada Prize, 2011

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Research Fellows, 1994-2003

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Fountains of Light: Islamic Metalwork from the Nuhad Es-Said Collection, 2000

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Love and Yearning: Mystical and Moral Themes in Persian Poetry and Painting, 2003

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Hokusai, 2005-2006

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Exhibition Schedule, FY 2002-FY 2003

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The Return of the Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries, 2004

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Brochures and Invitations, circa 1995-2004

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Box 2

Pulverer Collection Online Catalog, 2006-2013

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Queensland Art Gallery Correspondence, 2004-2006

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Japan Area Program, 2007

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Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 2005-2007

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Whistler Project, 2006

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American Forum of Asian Art Curators, 2011

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The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning - Symposium, 2013

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Historians of Islam Art Association, 2010

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Environmental Standards, 2005-2006

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Asian Cinema by Tom Vick - Incomplete Manuscript

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Muller Exhibition Labels, 2004

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Muller Family Letters Exhibit in Lisbon (Gulbenkian), 2004-2006

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Robert Muller Exhibition Labels for Gulbenkian, 2004-2006

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Gulbenkian Dream Worlds Object Lists and Labels, 2006

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The Terry Bennet Collection of Photographs of Korea, 2006

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Art and Material Culture of the Northern Qi Period - Symposium, 2011

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Meet the Author: Molly Emma Aitken, 2010

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Yoga Family Day, 2013

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Nazi-era Art Provenance Issues - Japanese Illustrated Books, 2007

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Whistler's Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London, 2011-2012

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Learning Times Webinar, 2014

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Exhibit Webinars, 2010

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Sacred Sites: Silk Road Photographs by Kenro Izu, 2002

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Sakhi: Friend and Messenger in Rajput Love Paintings, 1998

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Auto*Focus: Raghubir Singh's Way into India, 2002-2003

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