SIA Acc. 20-139, Archives of American Art, Departmental Records, 1975-2009

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This accession consists of records which document the staff, projects, programs, and special events at the Archives of American Art (AAA) and regional offices. Of particular interest are the benefit gala related materials which honored friends of the AAA including Rita Fraad, Margaret and Raymond J. Horowitz, Paula Cooper, Benjamin D. Holloway, Richard A. Manoogian, Roy Lichtenstein, Chuck Close, Frank Stella, and Agnes Gund. Materials include invitations to events, event programs, images, and audio recordings. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Fraad, Rita
  • Horowitz, Raymond J
  • Horowitz, Margaret
  • Cooper, Paula 1938-
  • Lichtenstein, Roy 1923-1997
  • Gund, Agnes
  • Stella, Frank
  • Holloway, Benjamin D
  • Manoogian, Richard A (Richard Alexander) 1936-
  • Close, Chuck 1940-


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1975
  • 1975-2009

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 03/2/1988 memorandum, Massa to Fleckner; Contact reference staff for details


  • Art archives
  • Archivists
  • Museum archives
  • Fund raising
  • Special events


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color negatives
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes

Local number

SIA Acc. 20-139

Physical description

2.54 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 half document box) (3 12x17 boxes)

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