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14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Motion pictures (visual works)
This accession includes 16mm and 35mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, videotapes, and cassette recordings documenting the construction of the Quadrangle museum complex and discusses
the importance of the collections to be exhibited there. The materials document interviews with S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary; Jean Paul Carlhian, Architect of the Quadrangle;
and Sylvia H. Williams, Director of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). Materials also document budget hearings, the groundbreaking ceremony and party, meetings, and
the construction site.
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