Smithsonian American Art Museum. Registrar's Office Search this
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Registrar's Office in their work on Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery
exhibitions. Also included are records documenting their work on the deinstallation and installation of artwork for building renovations. Some records in this accession come
from a period of time when this office was known as the National Museum of American Art, Office of the Registrar. Exhibitions covered include William H. Johnson. A Retrospective
from the National Museum of American Art; America's Smithsonian; Glass! Glorious Glass!; Edward Hopper: The Watercolors; The Renwick Invitational:
Five Women in Craft; The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft; The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion; Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian
American Art Museum; Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures for the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;
American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Star-Spangled
Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou; Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Museum; Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian
American Art Museum; Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown; Spirits
of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists; USA Clay; The Furniture of Sam Maloof; Wood Turning in North America Since 1930; and
Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, condition reports, insurance information, object lists, shipping and budget information, black-and-white photographs,
color photographs, color slides, color negatives, lender files, publicity materials, prospectuses, floor plans, facility reports, brochures, and news releases. Some materials
are in electronic format.
Boxes 1-10 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 12/17/1984 memorandum, Bain to Rahe; Contact reference staff for details.