Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The Hughie Lee-Smith papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Authorization to publish requires written permission from Robert Panzer, VAGA.
Hughie Lee-Smith papers, circa 1890-2007, bulk 1931-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central Search this
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
These records consist of edited exhibition scripts, outlines, and designs for mostly Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES); memoranda to and
from other bureaus within the Smithsonian Institution; correspondence between curators and exhibition designers; drawings, sketches and architectural and electrical designs
for such SITES exhibitions as "Preserving Architectural Heritage: Frank Lloyd Wright Decorative Arts in the Domino's Pizza Collection," "Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing
Treasure," "All Systems Go: America's Space Transportation System for the 1990s," "African American Artists: Selections from the Evans-Tibbs Collection, 1880-1987," and "India
Along the Ganges."
Interspersed among the records are pamphlets, brochures, newspaper and journal articles, exhibition reviews, color slides, color prints, requisitions for supplies and photographic
duplication, and posters.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-085, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service Search this
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
These records document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases,
press kits, photographs, slides, transparencies, scripts, itineraries, floor plans, checklists, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes, and other related records.
Records are arranged by exhibition title (exhibition ID number) and date(s). Materials also include exhibitor contracts alphabetical by state, 1999-2005. Some materials are
in electronic format.
Exhibitions include "African American Artists, 1880-1987: Selections from the Evans-Tibbs Collection," "Africa's Legacy in Mexico: Photographs by Tony Gleaton," "America's
First Ladies," "American Agriculture: A Continuing Revolution," "Americanos: Latino Life in the United States," "And the Band Played On," "Antoin Sevruguin and the Persian
Image," "The Artistry of African Currency," "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington," "Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800," "Children
in Bondage: Photographs of Child Laborers by Lewis W. Hine," "Corridos Sin Fronteras: A New World Ballad Tradition," "Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas,"
"Do It Yourself: Home Improvement in 20th-Century America," "Exploring Garden Transformations, 1900-2000," "Feast Your Eyes: The Unexpected Beauty of Vegetable Gardens," "First
Ladies: Political Role and Public Image," "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940," "Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming," "Jack Tar - American:
Profiles of Merchant Seafarers, 1783-1804," "Jack Tar, American Navigator," "Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940," "July 1942: United We Stand," "Just before the War: Urban American
from 1935 to 1941 as Seen by Photographers of the Farm Security Administration," "Latin Jazz: La Combinacion Perfecta," "Lilliput, U.S.A., American Miniature Furnishings,
1840-1940," "Long Road Up the Hill: Blacks in Congress, 1870-1983," "Manuscripts of the American Revolution," "Oliphant: Paintings and Cartoons," "Out of Time: 20th-Century
Designs for the Future," "Picturing the Century: 100 Years of Photography from the National Archives," "Played with Immense Success," "Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from
the Czechoslovak State Collections," "Ride On! The Bicycle Exhibition," "Rotten Truth about Garbage," "Star Wars: The Magic of Myth," "Star Wars: Art of the Starfighter,"
"Subway: An Underground Exhibition," "Suiting Everyone," "These Rare Lands," "Twenty Bicentennial Banners," "Voyage: A Journey through Our Solar System," "Wade in the Water:
African-American Sacred Music Traditions," "What Style Is It?," and "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future."
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 9/27/1984 memorandum, Glenn to Loar; Contact reference staff for details.