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Curatorial Records

Topic:
Gender Issues Action Group
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Exhibition catalogs
Books
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white transparencies
Date:
1893, 1915, 1964-2006
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Claudia Brush Kidwell and Anne Wood Murray documenting curatorial and professional activities in the Section of American Costume which, prior to 1969, was in the Division of Political History at the Museum of History and Technology; the Division of Costume and Furnishings; the Division of Costume; and the Division of Social History. Also consists of some records that document the early history of costume collections. Other staff members represented in these records include museum specialist Shelly Foote and museum technician Priscilla Wood. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; reports; agreements; budget summaries; proposals; information about research grants, committees, and symposiums; news releases; exhibition catalogs, articles, and book reviews; lecture papers; collections management information; meeting agendas and minutes; mission statements; newsletters; photographs and slides; questionnaires and evaluations; information pertaining to the Gender Issues Action Group, which was chaired by Kidwell and addressed gender equality issues at the National Museum of American History; policies and guidelines; brochures; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Costume -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Committees  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Exhibition catalogs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Exhibition catalogs
Books
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-267, National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-267
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-267

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Serials (publications)
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1958-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of published research articles and an exhibition catalog (Castings of Faith: Old Russian Copper Icons and Crosses from the Kunz Collection) written by Richard E. Ahlborn during his tenure as curator with the Division of Community Life, with earlier articles dating back to when he was curator in the Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History and the Division of Cultural History, respectively. Also included are some articles Ahlborn wrote prior to coming to the Smithsonian Institution. The articles cover such subject matter as Latin American art, the missions of New Mexico, and Mexican Americans.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Mexican Americans  Search this
Art, Latin American  Search this
Missions -- New Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Serials (publications)
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-017, National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-017
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-017

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