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Departmental Records, 1957, 1961-2009

Catalog Data

Renwick Gallery  Search this
Herman, Lloyd E  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Monroe, Michael W  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Trapp, Kenneth R  Search this
Milosch, Jane  Search this
Hergesheimer, Marguerite  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. processed holdings
35.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Black-and-white photographs
Exhibition catalogs
Color photographs
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Color transparencies
Architectural drawings
Color negatives
1957, 1961-2009
Series Level Description
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Alphabetic and unarranged
Consists of records documenting Renwick Gallery activities in regard to conservation, lectures, exhibitions, fundrasing, publications, meetings, special events, and interactions with dealers and professional art organizations. The records also document the establishment of the collections as well as the restoration of the Renwick building. Staff represented in the records include Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003; Jane Milosch, Curator, 2004-2009; and Marguerite Hergesheimer, Museum Specialist. Records that predate the establishment of the Renwick Gallery were created by former directors of the National Collection of Fine Arts: David W. Scott, 1965-1969; Robert Tyler Davis (Acting Director), 1969; and Joshua Charles Taylor, 1970-1973. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; special events files; reports; meeting minutes; artists' surveys; photographs; exhibition proposals, checklists, catalogs, and labels; postcards; invitations; lecture papers; brochures; acquisition records; research materials; architectural drawings; floor plans; and newspaper clippings.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Publications  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00377
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Departmental Records 1957, 1961-2009 [Renwick Gallery]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives