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Museum Training Workshop Records, 1991-1998

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Community Services Department  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Archives
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Date:
1991
1991-1998
Topic:
Facility management  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Museum stores  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Training  Search this
Museum techniques--Study and teaching  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 09-236
See more items in:
Museum Training Workshop Records 1991-1998 [National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Community Services Department]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_283135

Curatorial Records, 1964-2006

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Nicolls, Andrea  Search this
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
8.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Floor plans
Sketches
Ephemera
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Drawings
Date:
1964
1964-2006
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01455
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1964-2006 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287092

Agency history, 1920-

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Japanese Art  Search this
Uniform title:
Birds, beasts, blossoms, and bugs: the nature of Japan (Monograph)  Search this
Subject:
Stern, Harold P  Search this
Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942  Search this
Wenley, A. G (Archibald Gibson) 1898-1962  Search this
Yonemura, Ann 1947-  Search this
Shimizu, Yoshiaki 1936-  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Chief Curator  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Ceramics  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1920
1920-
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00326
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228170

Agency history, 1920-

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Chinese Art  Search this
Subject:
Cahill, James 1926-2014  Search this
So, Jenny F  Search this
Fu, Shen 1937-  Search this
Lovell, Hin-cheung  Search this
Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942  Search this
Lawton, Thomas 1931-  Search this
Stuart, Jan 1955-  Search this
Wenley, A. G (Archibald Gibson) 1898-1962  Search this
Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942  Search this
Chang, Joseph  Search this
Trousdale, William  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Chief Curator  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Ceramics  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Senior Research Scholar  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1920
1920-
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00324
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228200

Agency history, 1984-

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Subject:
Diamond, Debra  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Dehejia, Vidya  Search this
Bolon, Carol R  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Associate Director  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Chief Curator  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1984
1984-
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00327
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228404

Agency history, 1985-

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - American Art  Search this
Subject:
Hobbs, Susan 1945-  Search this
Myers, Kenneth 1955-  Search this
Curry, David Park  Search this
Merrill, Linda 1959-  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Research and Collections Division  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Chief Curator  Search this
James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1985
1985-
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00315
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228014

Agency history, 1944-1991

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Near Eastern Art  Search this
Subject:
Atıl, Esin  Search this
Lowry, Glenn D  Search this
Ettinghausen, Richard  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
Middle East
Date:
1944
1944-1991
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Islamic  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00317
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228163

Records, 1952-1973

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Subject:
Schmitt, Waldo L (Waldo Lasalle) 1887-1977  Search this
Chace, Fenner Albert  Search this
Friedmann, Herbert 1900-1987  Search this
Hobbs, Horton Holcombe 1914-1994  Search this
Manning, Raymond B (Raymond Brendan) 1934-2000  Search this
Pawson, David L (David Leo) 1938-  Search this
Rosewater, Joseph 1928-1985  Search this
Squires, Donald Fleming  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Zoology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Marine Invertebrates  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Crustacea  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Worms  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms  Search this
Physical description:
11 cu. ft. (22 document boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1952
1952-1973
Topic:
Worms  Search this
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Crustacea  Search this
Echinodermata  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000249
See more items in:
Departmental Records 1947-2005 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology]
Correspondence 1826-1849, 1896, 1916, 1928, 1935-2018, and undated [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology]
Chairmen's Records 1964-1989 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology]
Annual Reports 1966-1972 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology]
Annual Reports 1956-1964 [United States National Museum Department of Zoology]
Correspondence 1901-1964 [United States National Museum Department of Zoology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216813

Boston Art Commission records, 1890-1959

Creator:
Boston Art Commission  Search this
Subject:
Bartlett, Paul  Search this
Parker, J. Harleston  Search this
Bellows, Robert Peabody  Search this
Adams, Herbert  Search this
Curley, James Michael  Search this
Shurcliff, Arthur A. (Arthur Asahel),  Search this
Edgell, George Harold  Search this
Walker, C. Howard (Charles Howard)  Search this
Kitson, Henry Hudson  Search this
Coolidge, J. Templeman (John Templeman),  Search this
Warren, Samuel Dennis  Search this
Quincy, Josiah  Search this
French, Daniel Chester  Search this
Allen, Thomas  Search this
Maginnis, Charles Donagh  Search this
Collins, Patrick Andrew  Search this
Longfellow, Alexander W.  Search this
Topic:
Art commissions  Search this
Statues  Search this
Busts  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6867
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208995
AAA_collcode_bostart
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208995

Using and curating archaeological collections / S. Terry Childs and Mark S. Warner, editors

Editor:
Childs, S. Terry  Search this
Warner, Mark S.  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2019
Topic:
Archaeological museums and collections--Management  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110487

Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume VIII, Cuba with Powell; Jamaica with Langley; Mexico with Gilbert and Dutton; California with McGee; physical anthropology, Hrdlicka, current work 1900

Title:
Random records, vol. 8
Creator:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Author:
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918  Search this
Dutton, Clarence E (Clarence Edward) 1841-1912  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume illustrations, clippings, letters. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Cuba
Jamaica
Mexico
Date:
1897
1897-1932
Topic:
Animal flight  Search this
Flight--History  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
CT275.H75 A1 v. 8
CT275.H75 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063437
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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume I, Brief biography, positions held, Loubat Prizes, medals, etc., societies and clubs, bibliography

Title:
Random records, vol. 1
Creator:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume illustrations, clippings, letters. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1846
1846-1932
Call number:
CT275.H75 A1 v. 1
CT275.H75 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063434
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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume V, Europe 1879-80; Grand Canyon of the Colorado; explorations in Mexico with Jackson and the Chains; Colorado with Powell and Langley, 1887

Title:
Random records, vol. 5
Creator:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Author:
Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887  Search this
Dutton, Clarence E (Clarence Edward) 1841-1912  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902  Search this
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume illustrations, clippings, letters. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
America
Mexico
Date:
1879
1879-1932
Topic:
Paleontology  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
CT275.H75 A1 v. 5
CT275.H75 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063442
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The curatorial avant-garde : surrealism and exhibition practice in France, 1925-1941 / Adam Jolles

Author:
Jolles, Adam  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 270 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Date:
2013
20th century
Topic:
Surrealism--History  Search this
Art, Modern--Exhibitions--History  Search this
Curatorship--History  Search this
Art museum curators--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1023950

Some material points in the care of East Asian paintings

Author:
Winter, John  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1985
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_152833

Blackwelder, Richard E.

Alternate Name:
Richard E. Blackwelder  Search this
Forename:
Richard  Search this
Middle Initial:
Eliot  Search this
Surname:
Blackwelder  Search this
Occupation:
Entomologists
Biologists
Taxonomists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1909
Death Date:
2001
See more records related to affiliations:
United States National Museum
Southern Illinois university at Carbondale
See more records associated with this person:
Blackwelder, Richard E.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP149

Museum of Modern Art Curatorship

Collection Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 12-15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958-1967
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Peter Howard Selz 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.
Collection Citation:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Peter Howard Selz papers
Peter Howard Selz papers / Series 3: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-selzpete-ref326

Paul E. Garber Collection

Creator:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992  Search this
Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Tusch, Mary E. "Mother"  Search this
Extent:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Correspondence
Diaries
Lectures
Photographs
Printed material
Scrapbooks
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1824-1992
Summary:
The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.
Scope and Contents:
The Paul E. Garber Collection includes material from both the personal and professional realms of Garber's life. It is centered on the following three areas: Garber's personal life; his aeronautics interests; and his association with the Smithsonian Institution—the National Air Museum, and later the National Air and Space Museum. The collection is a particularly rich source of material relating to Garber's development of the military target kite, his involvement in a multitude of aviation-related clubs and organizations, and as a record of his daily work duties and influence upon the National Air and Space Museum. The following types of materials, dating from 1824 to 1992, are included: correspondence; diaries; notes and writings by Garber regarding a variety of aeronautical and museum topics; lectures and interviews; scrapbooks; newspaper clippings; magazine articles; photo albums; photographs, slides, negatives, and lantern slides; pamphlets and brochures; drawings; newsletters; and audio recordings.
Arrangement:
Little emphasis has been placed on dividing this collection between Garber's personal and professional lives, as the two capacities intersected in almost every way. Whenever possible, Garber's original folder titles and order have been preserved. All titles that appear in [brackets] are the archivist's.

The collection is organized into the following 15 series:

Series 1: Correspondence, circa 1901-circa 1992 and undated

Series 2: Invitations and Programs, 1910-1988 and undated

Series 3: National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 1916-1992 and undated

Series 4: World War II Target Kites and Naval Reserve, 1919-1986 and undated

Series 5: Manuscripts and Speeches, 1925-1989 and undated

Series 6: Personal Materials, 1824-1992 and undated

Series 7: Personal Interest, circa 1908-circa 1992 and undated

Series 8: Organizations, 1908-1992 and undated

Series 9: Newsletters, 1938-1992 and undated

Series 10: Biographical Files, circa 1910-circa 1992 and undated

Series 11: Subject Files, 1909- circa 1990 and undated

Series 12: Photographs, circa 1880-1992 and undated

Series 13: Negatives, Transparencies, Film, and Slides, circa 1940s-circa 1970s and undated

Series 14: Oversize Materials, 1842-1990 and undated

Series 15: Audio Recordings
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Edward Garber (1899-1992) was instrumental in obtaining a substantial portion of the National Air and Space Museum's aircraft collection. His 72-year tenure with the Smithsonian Institution and his dedication to the belief that aeronautics artifacts were worthy of preservation for the sake of National memory effectively make him the progenitor of the National Air and Space Museum we know today.

Garber was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on 31 August 1899, a few years prior to the development of powered flight. Growing up during this exciting time, young Garber was exposed to a number of experiences that ignited his interest in aeronautics. Garber recalled that, while visiting Washington, D.C., in 1909, he took a streetcar across the Potomac River to watch Orville Wright fly the world's first military airplane at Fort Myer, Virginia.

The Garber family eventually left Atlantic City and permanently settled in Washington, D.C. In 1913 Garber and his schoolmates formed the Capital Model Aeroplane Club, organizing competitions for the making and flying of model aircraft and kites. In 1915, after visiting the Smithsonian Institution, Garber made a copy of Octave Chanute's biplane glider. After testing a smaller model, which he flew as a kite, Garber constructed a 20-foot wingspan version, using barrel staves sawed into thirds as ribs and covering them in red chintz fabric. Over several weekends, Garber made numerous towed take-offs and glides. These flights would eventually qualify him for membership into the Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Between 1917 and 1918 Garber studied at the McKinley Technical School in Washington, D.C., and the University of Maryland, College Park. He also studied Aeronautical Engineering at the Research University, Washington, 1920-1921. He never received a degree from any institution he attended. Garber finished his teen years by joining the Army in 1918 and was about to begin flight training at College Park when World War I ended. Afterwards, he took a job as a ground crewman and messenger with the United States Post Office Department's Air Mail Service.

In 1920 Garber began his career with the Smithsonian Institution, starting as a "Preparator," dealing with the maintenance of exhibits. Advancing through the ranks, he was at various times an Aide, Assistant Curator, and Associate Curator. During World War II, Garber's talents in modeling and kite making allowed him to accept a commission in the U.S. Navy at the rank of Lt. Commander. His military target kites became an important part of gunnery training, serving as both targets and examples for identifying enemy aircraft. Following the ending of the war, Garber resigned at the rank of Commander and returned to the Smithsonian where, in 1952, he became the first Curator of the National Air Museum, which was created by act of Congress in 1946.

On 10 May 1952 Garber married Irene Tusch, daughter of the aeronautical enthusiast Mary E. "Mother" Tusch. Throughout the next decade plus, Garber received promotions to Head Curator and Senior Historian, serving in this last position until 1965. From 1965 to 1969, Garber was the Assistant Director of Aeronautics. Forced to retire by Federal law upon reaching the age of 70, Garber received the honorary lifetime titles of Historian Emeritus and Ramsey Fellow.

Garber wrote several books on aeronautics and flight: Building and Flying Model Aircraft. A Guide for Youthful Beginners in Aeronautics, 1920; We: The Story of Achievement in Aviation, 1929; Kites and Kite Flying, 1931; Flying in Safety, 1939; and Navy Target Kites, 1944. He wrote multiple editions on the National Aircraft/Aeronautical Collections (1941, 1949, 1956, and 1965), as well as numerous pamphlets, handbooks, encyclopedia entries, and articles on aviation-related subjects.

In addition to his writing and lecturing, he was the recipient of many awards and trophies, including: the Washington Air Derby Association Trophy, 1954; the Air Line Traffic Association Citation, 1955; the Frank G. Brewer Trophy for Youth Education, 1959; the Elder Statesman of Aviation Award, 1964; the Trasvolata Atlantica Medal from Italy, 1964; the Santos-Dumont Medal of Merit from Brazil, 1966; the Paul Tissandier Diplome from the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (F.A.I.), 1968; the Smithsonian Institution's Gold Medal, 1969; the Order Rio Branco, 1969; the Mérito Aeronáutico Medal from Brazil, 1974; named an honorary pilot in the Brazilian Air Force, 1982; recipient of the Medalha Mérito Tamandaré of Brazil, 1983; named to the OX-5 Club's Aviation Hall of Fame, 1974; and received the Laskowitz Gold Medal from the New York Academy of Sciences, 1979. Garber was also made Honorary Naval Aviator #17 during the mid-1980's. He was a member of the National Aeronautics Association, the Air Mail Pioneers, the Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. (Secretary, 1956-1960; President 1968, 1976-77), the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Society, the National Aviation Club, and the National Space Club.

Paul Garber died in his sleep at Arlington Hospital on 23 September 1992. His acquisition efforts and advocacy on behalf of the National Air and Space Museum continue to live on in the form of its rich aircraft collections. The National Air and Space Museum's Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility, formerly known as "Silver Hill," is named in his honor.
Provenance:
Paul Garber, Gift, 1991, NASM.1991.0063
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Kites  Search this
Models and modelmaking  Search this
Museums -- Curatorship  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Correspondence
Diaries
Lectures
Photographs
Printed material
Scrapbooks
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Paul E. Garber Collection, Acc. NASM.1991.0063, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0063
See more items in:
Paul E. Garber Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0063
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Curating after the global : roadmaps for the present / edited by Paul O'Neill, Simon Sheikh, Lucy Steeds, Mick Wilson

Editor:
O'Neill, Paul 1970- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2011085668 http://viaf.org/viaf/66000777  Search this
Sheikh, Simon http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2002116862 http://viaf.org/viaf/59390852  Search this
Steeds, Lucy http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nb2003078669 http://viaf.org/viaf/33968802  Search this
Wilson, Mick http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2007048852 http://viaf.org/viaf/54301942  Search this
Physical description:
541 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
2019
Topic:
Curatorship  Search this
Curatorship--Study and teaching  Search this
Globalization  Search this
Call number:
N408 .C857 2019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110877

Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records

Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Director:
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Names:
Ford-Bartlett East Greenland Expedition 1930  Search this
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)  Search this
Hendricks-Hodge Expedition (1917-1923).  Search this
Huntington Free Library  Search this
Hyde Exploring Expedition (1902-1903)  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research  Search this
Former owner:
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Extent:
400 Linear feet
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Administrative records
Photographs
Annual reports
Field notes
Correspondence
Ledgers (account books)
Minutes
Date:
1890-1998
Summary:
These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.
Scope and Contents:
These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.
Arrangement:
The MAI, Heye Foundation records have been arranged into 21 series and 50 subseries: Series 1: Directors, 1908-1990 (1.1: George Gustav Heye, 1863-1962, 1.2: Edwin K. Burnett, 1943-1960, 1.3: Frederick Dockstader, 1950-1976, 1.4: Alexander F. Draper, 1972-1977, 1.5:Roland W. Force, 1963-1990, 1.6: George Eager, Assistant Director, 1977-1990) Series 2: Board of Trustees, 1916-1990 (2.1: Board of Trustee Minutes, 1916-1990, 2.2: Individual Board Correspondence, 1943-1990, 2.3: Subject Files, 1917-1990) Series 3: Administrative, 1916-1989 (3.1: Subject Files, 1904-1991, 3.2: Personnel, 1956-1991, 3.3: Legal, 1900-1989, 3.4: Task Force, 1976-1986, 3.5: George Abrams, 1980-1991) Series 4: Financial, 1916-1990 (4.1: Ledgers, 1900-1962, 4.2: Correspondence, 1905-1985, 4.3: Subject Files, 1916-1990) Series 5: Expeditions, 1896-1973Series 6: Collectors, 1872-1981Series 7: Registration, 1856-1993Series 8: Collections Management, 1937-1988Series 9: Curatorial, 1963-1990 (9.1: Curatorial Council, 1973-1990, 9.2: Gary Galante, 1979-1991, 9.3: Mary Jane Lenz, 1974-1994, 9.4: James G. E. Smith, 1963-1990, 9.5: U. Vincent Wilcox, 1968-1984, 9.6: Anna C. Roosevelt, 1973-1988) Series 10: Exhibits, 1923-1991 (10.1: MAI Exhibits, 1923-1990, 10.2: Non-MAI Exhibits, 1937-1991) Series 11: Public Programs, 1935-1990Series 12: Publications, 1904-1994 (12.1: Annual Reports, 1917-1989, 12.2: Publications by MAI, 1904-1990, 12.3: Publications by Other Sources, 1881-1990, 12.4: Administration, 1920-1988, 12.5: Archival Set of Official Publications, 1907-1976) Series 13: Public Affairs, 1938-1991Series 14: Development, 1927-1991 (14.1: Administration, 1979-1990, 14.2: Donors, 1978-1990, 14.3: Fundraising, 1973-1990, 14.4: Grants, 1970-1990, 14.5: Subject Files, 1976-1990) Series 15: Other Departments, 1914-1990 (15.1: Archives, 1914-1990, 15.2: Conservation, 1972-1989, 15.3: Education, 1921-1990, 15.4: Indian Information Center, 1977-1989, 15.5: Museum Shop, 1947-1989, 15.6: Photography, 1918-1990, 15.7: Physical Anthropology, 1919-1956) Series 16: Huntington Free Library, 1926-1991Series 17: Museum Relocation, 1969-1992 (17.1: Subject Files, 1979-1990, 17.2: American Museum of Natural History, 1980-1987, 17.3: Dallas, Texas, 1984-1987, 17.4: Smithsonian Institution, 1979-1990, 17.5: U.S. Custom House, 1977-1990, 17.6: Other Locations, 1974-1987) Series 18: MediaSeries 19: PhotographsSeries 20: Miscellaneous, 1837-1990Series 21: Oversize, 1873-1972 (21.1: Maps, 1873-1975, 21.2: Miscellaneous, 1884-1982)
History of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation:
The Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation was established by wealthy collector George Gustav Heye in 1908. Heye began collecting American Indian artifacts as early as 1897 and his collection rapidly increased over the next several years. Based in New York, Heye bought collections and documentary photographs, sponsored expeditions, and traveled and collected items himself. In addition, once MAI was established he sponsored numerous expeditions across the Western Hemisphere, including North American, Canada, South America and Central America.

From 1908 to 1917 Heye housed his artifacts on temporary loan at the University of Pennsylvania's University Museum, Pennsylvania, in lofts on East 33rd Street in New York City, and at other depositories. In 1917, the collections moved from his apartment to their permanent museum location at Audubon Terrace, at 155th Street and Broadway in New York City. The museum, containing ethnographic and archaeological collections from North, Central and South America, opened to the public in 1922. Less than ten years later, Heye completed a storage facility in the Pelham Bay area of the Bronx, known as the Research Branch. Heye served as Chairman of the Board and Museum Director until his death in 1957. After growing concern about the financial and other management of the collections came to a head, the museum became part of the Smithsonian Institution in 1989 and in 1994 opened exhibit space in the U.S. Customs House at Bowling Green near New York City's Battery Park. The Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, Maryland later opened in 1999 and the main Washington, DC museum opened in 2004.

Please visit the following links for more information about the history of the museum; History of the Collection, Collections Overview, and Significance of the Collection. Moreover, for information about how the museum currently cares for and exhibits the collection, please see the Conservation department and recent entries regarding Exhibitions and Conservation on the NMAI Blog. In addition, see portions of the NMAI Archive Center's collections highlighted in the SIRIS Blog.
Related Materials:
In 2004, the Huntington Fee Library, once part of the MAI/Heye Foundation, was transferred to the Cornell University Library Rare Book and Manuscript Collection. While this collection mainly contained books, it also contained a significant amount of archival materials. The Huntington Free Library's Native American Collection contains outstanding materials documenting the history, culture, languages, and arts of the native tribes of both North and South America, as well as contemporary politics and human rights issues are also important components of the collection. Further information about the collection and links to finding aids can be found here: rmc.library.cornell.edu/collections/HFL_old.html.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
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Genre/Form:
Administrative records
Photographs
Annual reports
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Ledgers (account books)
Minutes
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001
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National Museum of the American Indian
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