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Topic:
Beauty and the beasts: on Museums, art, the law, and the market (Monograph)
Cabinet of curiosities: inquiries into museums and their prospects (Monograph)
Rethinking the museum and other meditations (Monograph)
Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Extent:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Date:
1974-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records were created between 1974 and 1995 by Stephen E. Weil during his tenure as Deputy Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). The records consist of correspondence with other international and national museums and art institutions; correspondence concerning policies and legal questions raised by the public and other concerned public officials; research notes, including drafts to some of the articles Weil wrote for publication; handwritten and typed drafts of Weil's speeches; research, notes, manuscript, and outlines to Weil's monographs entitled, A Cabinet of Curiosities: Inquiries into Museums and their Prospects, Rethinking the Museum and Other Meditations, and Beauty and the Beasts: On Museums, Art, the Law, and the Market; reviews of his monographs; his reviews of other books; minutes of the Museum's staff meetings; and memoranda to and from the Director and other heads of departments in the Museum and other bureaus of the Smithsonian Institution.

Other records concern Weil's work as Planning Committee and Faculty Member, American Law Institute-American Bar Association; Co-Director, Senior Museum Associate, Advisory Committee and Faculty Member at the Museum Management Institute, a program administered by The American Federation of Arts; and Founding Chairman and Member of the Executive Board, International Committee on Management (INTERCOM) and International Council of Museums (ICOM). Included is a large volume of records pertaining to the functions and activities of the American Association of Museums (AAM). The AAM records concern Weil's work as the Association's Councilor-at-Large, Chairman of the Committee on Professional Practices, Vice President, Treasurer and Member of the Executive Board. A small volume of records relate to Weil's work as Board of Trustees Member, both at Brown University and The American Federation of Arts; Advisory Board Member of several art institutions, including Research Center for Arts and Culture, Columbia University, and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, New York, New York; presidential appointee as member of Cultural Property Advisory Committee, United States Information Agency; and Chairman, Advisory Committee, Museum Loan Network.

The records are interspersed with travel authorizations; notes and lectures for the legal courses Weil taught at several institutions; newspaper and magazine articles related to public policies and legal issues affecting museums and art institutions; computer printouts; pamphlets; brochures; and postcards.
Restrictions:
Box 17 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-084, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director, Records
Identifier:
Accession 96-084
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa96-084

Museum Loan Network, 1995-1999

Collection Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian, Community and Constituent Services, Constituent Outreach, Training Unit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 01/04/2011 memorandum, Toda to Norwood; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-042, National Museum of the American Indian, Community and Constituent Services, Constituent Outreach, Training Unit, Program Records
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-042-refd1e304

Fitzhugh, William, No. 500549, Museum Loan Network, 03/31/2002

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Sponsored Projects  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-005, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Sponsored Projects, Award Files
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Award Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-005-refd1e387

Museum Loan Network

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-153, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, HMSG Files
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HMSG Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-153-refidd1e1228

Museum Loan Network

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-126, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Correspondence
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Curatorial Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-126-refidd1e2852

Special Museum Loan Network Travel Grants for Institutions in Louisiana and Mississippi Initiative, 2006

Collection Creator::
National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 12/17/2015 Memorandum, Milhoan to Thomas; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-094, National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of the Director, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa17-094-refidd1e1139

Museum Loan Network news

Author:
Museum Loan Network  Search this
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation  Search this
Pew Charitable Trusts  Search this
Subject:
Museum Loan Network Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
Topic:
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_726255

Museum Loan Network [electronic resource]

Author:
Museum Loan Network  Search this
Subject:
Museum Loan Network  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1993
Topic:
Museum loans  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
N4396
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_736825

Sharing connections : a decade of the Museum Loan Network / [writer, Phyllis Shapiro]

Author:
Shapiro, Phyllis  Search this
Museum Loan Network  Search this
Subject:
Museum Loan Network  Search this
Physical description:
103 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Call number:
AM133 .S53 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_797412

Museum as catalyst for interdisciplinary collaboration : beginning a conversation

Author:
Museum Loan Network  Search this
Physical description:
63 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2002
Topic:
Museums--Environmental aspects  Search this
Museums--Social aspects  Search this
Museums--Management  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)  Search this
Interdisciplinary research  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_672137

Arts of ancient America : gallery guide, Mint Museum of Art / [text by E. Michael Whittington]

Author:
Whittington, E. Michael  Search this
Mint Museum of Art  Search this
Museum Loan Network  Search this
Subject:
Mint Museum of Art Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
21 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Indian antiquities--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
E59.A7 W45 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_563760

Partnerships, Leadership Projects and the Funds to Make Them Work; IMLS' National Leadership Grants and the Museum Loan Network's Grants

Author:
Kennelly, Mary Estelle Institute of Museum Services, Washington, D.C  Search this
Boston, Denise  Search this
Gross, Lori  Search this
McConnell, Jeanne  Search this
Type:
Citations
Topic:
Visitor services  Search this
Publisher:
Elkridge, MD Chesapeake Audio/Video Communications, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_15445

Collecting Stories: Connecting Objects

Author:
Gross, Lori  Search this
Prabhu, Vasundhara  Search this
Conwill, Kinshasha Holman  Search this
Archuleta, Margaret  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
2006
April 29, 2006
Topic:
Museums -- acquisitions  Search this
Museum Loan Network  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Community participation  Search this
Publisher:
Jamestown, NY Digitell Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_18613

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