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Curatorial Records

Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1987-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Jenny F. So, Associate Curator, 1990-1996; Curator, 1996-1998; and Senior Curator, 1998-2000. Topics include exhibition development, collection management, research, fund raising, outreach, publishing, and professional activities. A small amount of material was created by other staff, including Jan Stuart, Assistant Curator and Curator, 1988-2006. Materials include correspondence, essays, label texts, proposals, object images, postcards, brochures, object lists, clippings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 9/10/2001 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-117, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-117
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-117

Curatorial Records

Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color photographs
Date:
1976, 1980-1983, 1991-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Joseph Chang, Curator, c. 1997-2010. Topics include exhibition development, object research, collection management, and fundraising. Materials include correspondence, proposals, scripts, label texts, floor plans, object information, object photographs, and related materials. Some files pre-date Chang's tenure and were likely acquired from other staff.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 9/10/2001 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-118, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-118
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-118

Curatorial Records

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1953-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Harold P. Stern, assistant in research, 1951-1958; Associate Curator, 1958-1961; Curator of Japanese Art, 1961-1962; Acting Assistant Director, 1962; Assistant Director, 1963-1971; and Director, 1971-1977; and Ann Yonemura, Museum Specialist, 1976-1979; Assistant Curator, 1979-1990; and Associate Curator, 1990- . Topics include lectures, research, outreach, administration, and professional activities. Both Stern and Yonemura specialized in Japanese art, but occasionally lectured on Chinese and other East Asian art. Stern continued his curatorial duties during his tenure as assistant director and director. Many records in this accession were created within the Freer Gallery of Art prior to the establishment of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in 1982. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, lecture scripts, photographs of artwork, notes, proposals, installation photographs, meeting materials, and related materials.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Art, Japanese  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Art, East Asian  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-310, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-310
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-310

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