Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education Search this
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
This accession consists of records documenting docent activities of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (FSG), Department of Education. Topics covered
include evaluations, tours, recruitment, training, events, docent feedback, meetings, mentorship, and schedules. Materials include correspondence, news clippings, notes, informational
packets, proposals, brochures, reports, newsletters, and related materials. Some materials date to when the department was known as Education and Public Programs, 2007-2014.
Prior to 2007, it had also been called the Department of Education in 2014.
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training Search this
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
These records document the activities of Lois Marie Fink as head of the Office of Research and Professional Training from 1970 to 1978. Included are incoming and outgoing
correspondence regarding internships and visiting scholar programs, and reference inquiries; memoranda sent within the Office and to Museum Director Joshua C. Taylor; a large
amount of exhibition and publishing materials; correspondence concerning the NCFA exhibition entitled Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art: Commemorating the
150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Design, 1975; expense account records; research program schedules and reports; and volunteer records.
The National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), Office of Research and Professional Training, was created in 1970. It served as a reference resource for internal and external
inquiries, and coordinated training and volunteer programs, internships and research fellowships at NCFA. Lois Marie Fink served as the Coordinator of Research, 1970-1973,
and in the same capacity as Curator of Research, 1973- .
Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center Search this
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Katherine Neill Ridgley, Director, 2002-2010, documenting major projects undertaken by the Visitor Information
and Associates' Reception Center. Projects include mobile device tours for the Smithsonian Institution Building and across the Smithsonian Institution as well as the development
of visitor services for the new National Museum of the American Indian building. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, specifications, timelines, tour content, floor
plans, audio, brochures, publications, and related materials. Materials also include two videotapes about Smithsonian Institution volunteers produced by external organizations.
Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 5/21/2002 memorandum, Alers to Klein; Contact reference staff for details.