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National Museum of American History (U.S.) National Numismatic Collection  Search this
Doty, Richard G  Search this
Gillilland, Cora Lee C  Search this
Clain-Stefanelli, Elvira E (Elvira Eliza)  Search this
Mosher, Stuart M  Search this
Clain-Stefanelli, Vladimir  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
3.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
20 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Black-and-white negatives
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Series Level Description
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For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Consists of records documenting curatorial activities in the National Numismatic Collection (NNC), with earlier records dating back to when NNC was known as the Division of Numismatics. Materials predating 1947 were created and maintained by the Division of History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes pertaining to exhibition planning, inventory projects, coin and medal acquisitions, conferences, staff publications, care of numismatics collections, and annual reports; articles, news releases, and newspaper clippings; contracts; scripts and floor plans for the Hall of Numismatics; exhibition brochures and descriptions; photographs and slides; information on medal programs; collection history files; blueprints; publications and lecture papers authored by the Clain-Stefanellis; research and work progress reports; information files; correspondence with numismatic organizations; and awards. Curators documented in these records include Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli, Curator, 1956-1980, and Historian, 1981-1982; Elvira E. Clain-Stafanelli, Assistant Curator, 1957-1961, Associate Curator, 1961-1968, Curator, 1969-1980, Historian, 1981-1985, and Executive Director, 1986- ; Stuart M. Mosher, Associate Curator, 1948-1956; Coralee C. Gillilland, Curator, 1984-1989, and Deputy Executive Director, 1990-1992; and Richard G. Doty, Curator, 1986- .
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Intellectual property  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Numismatic museums  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00499
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Curatorial Records 1906-1999 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) National Numismatic Collection]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives