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Curatorial Records, 1893, 1915, 1945-2010

Catalog Data

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Home and Community Life  Search this
Subject:
Ahlborn, Richard E  Search this
Shayt, David H  Search this
Adrosko, Rita J  Search this
Cooper, Grace Rogers  Search this
Dirks, Katherine  Search this
Kidwell, Claudia Brush  Search this
Murray, Anne Wood  Search this
Hughes, Ellen Roney  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Cultural History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Community Life  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Social History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Textiles  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History  Search this
Physical description:
14.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Brochures
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Drawings
Books
Clippings
Electronic records
Compact discs
Color transparencies
Newsletters
Exhibition catalogs
Black-and-white transparencies
Floppy disks
Date:
1893
1893-2010
1893, 1915, 1945-2010
Category:
Series Level Description
Notes:
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.
Organization:
Chronologic and unarranged
Summary:
Consists of records documenting curatorial activities in the Division of Home and Community Life, with earlier material dating back to its predecessors the Department of Social and Cultural History, the Division of Cultural History, the Division of Community Life, the Division of Social History, the Division of Textiles, and the Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; ethnicity and religion projects and research; the design, funding, manufacture, delivery, installation, and maintenance of artifacts; information about research grants, committees, and symposiums; news releases; reports; dissertation; agreements; budget summaries; proposals; meeting agendas and minutes; mission statements; newsletters; photopgrahs and slides; questionnaires and evaluations; policies and guidelines; brochures; clippings; published exhibition catalogs, articles, and book reviews; lecture papers; images and drawings; and awards information. Some materials are in electronic format. Curators represented in these records include David H. Shayt, Richard E. Ahlborn, Rita J. Adrosko, Grace Rogers Cooper, Katherine Dirks, Claudia Brush Kidwell, Ellen Roney Hughes, and Anne Wood Murray.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Research  Search this
Costume--History  Search this
Committees  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Dissertations, Academic  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00468
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1893, 1915, 1945-2010 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Home and Community Life]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220033