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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
Fund raising  Search this
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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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-117

Curatorial Records

Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1983-1984, 1990-2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Ann Clyburn Gunter, Assistant Curator of Ancient Near Eastern Art, 1987-1994; Associate Curator, 1994-2004; and Curator, 2004-2008. Curatorial activities documented in this accession include research, exhibition development, publishing, and collection management. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, object lists, articles, bibliographies, floor plans, brochures, object images, labels, lecture scripts, presentations, clippings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some files pre-date Gunter's tenure but were collected as reference materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 9/27/2001 memorandum, Alers to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art, East Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-346, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ancient Near Eastern Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-346
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-346

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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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-267

Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Videotapes
Date:
1983-2003, undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videotapes of Roxie C. Laybourne, a forensic scientist specializing in feather identification in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Forensic science  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Feathers  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-267, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-267
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-267

Curatorial Records

Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Clippings
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Compact discs
Maps
Illustrations
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Microfiche
Place:
Latin America
Date:
1957-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of research zoologist Roy W. McDiarmid and his work at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Geological Survey (USGS). McDiarmid's research focuses on the systematics, behavior, ecology, and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles in the Neotropics. Records include graduate work; research projects and publications; special projects, such as workshops, committees, and reviews; and activities with professional societies, including the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH) and the Herpetologists' League (HL). Some materials predate his time with the USGS.

Materials include correspondence, notes, research information, manuscripts, proposals, reports, reviews, maps, illustrations, postcards, newspaper clippings, microfiche, photographs, negatives, and transparencies. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Herpetology  Search this
Amphibians -- Behavior  Search this
Reptiles -- Behavior  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Amphibians -- Geographical distribution  Search this
Reptiles -- Geographical distribution  Search this
Zoology -- Research  Search this
Herpetologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Clippings
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Compact discs
Maps
Illustrations
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Microfiche
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-082, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-082
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Records

Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Floppy disks
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Electronic records
Place:
Outer space
Date:
1982-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the various professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, curator in the Department of Space Science and Exploration, later the Department of Space History and then the Division of Space History, including fellow evaluations, manuscript editing, and research, as well as professional correspondence. Also included are files related to reorganization of the museum and department and the search for a new chairman. DeVorkin also served as Chairman of the Department of Space Science and Exploration, 1985-1986. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, fellowship evaluations and work products, policy and planning documents, grant proposals, scripts and script approval coversheets, satellite images, interview transcripts, brochures, and exhibition materials.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Science -- History  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Floppy disks
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-227, National Air and Space Museum, Space History Division, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 02-227
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-227

Curatorial Records

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics  Search this
Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Picture postcards
Electronic records
Compact discs
Sketches
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Glass negatives
Color transparencies
Date:
1972-2018
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Curator, 1995- ; Associate Curator, 1994-1995; Assistant Curator, 1989-1994; and Museum Specialist, 1985-1989. Topics documented in this accession include research, donations, appraisals, collaborations, and professional activities. Some records predate Cort's tenure at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. She previously held positions in Oriental Art as Assistant Curator, 1969-1976, and Associate for Research, 1978-1981, at the Harvard University Fogg Art Museum. Materials include correspondence, clippings, picture postcards, notes, invitations, memoranda, brochures, proposals, photographs, sketches, lists, glass negatives, brochures, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 9/13/01 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Picture postcards
Electronic records
Compact discs
Sketches
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Glass negatives
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-104, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 20-104
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa20-104

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life  Search this
Extent:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Drawings
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Artifacts
Date:
1945, 1960-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of flag files created and maintained by the Division of Home and Community Life. The flag files consist of research and documentation of the various versions of the United States flag as well as textile examinations of flags conducted by curators. Staff represented included Katherine Dirks, associate curator; Rita J. Adrosko, curator; and Grace Rogers Cooper, curator. Some of the materials date from when staff was part of the Department of Social and Cultural History, the Division of Social History, and the Division of Textiles. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, textile analysis records, drawings, reports, images, textile samples, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
Box 2 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 08/13/2012 memorandum, Toda to Winkle; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Flags  Search this
Flags -- United States  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Drawings
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Artifacts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-372, National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 12-372
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-372
Online Media:

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Electronic records
Date:
1976-2009
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Pete Daniel, Curator, and document his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Work and Industry, and during the years when that Division was known as the Division of Industry and Technology, the Division of the History of Technology, and the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Materials includes correspondence, memoranda, and notes; lecture papers; research proposals; collection planning and loan information; agreements; meeting agendas; photographs; professional society information; newspaper clippings; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 5/8/1997 memorandum, Johnstone to Langley; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Technology -- History  Search this
Agriculture -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-058, National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 10-058
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-058

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Compact discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Date:
1988-2009
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Michelle Anne Delaney, Associate Curator of photography, which document her curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Information Technology and Society, and, prior to 1995, the Division of Photographic History. Other staff represented in the records include curators Eugene Ostroff and Mary K. Grassick, as well as museum technician Sandra A. Babbidge. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; symposium, committee, and special program information; publications; collections management and research grant information; photographs; an agreement; and pamphlets. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Photography -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Committees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Compact discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-233, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-233
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-233

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts  Search this
Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1933-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial and professional activities of photographic history collection staff in the Division of Culture and the Arts at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), with earlier records dating back to when the staff was in the Division of Information Technology and Society, the Division of Photographic History, the Division of Graphic Arts and Photography, and the Section of Photography in the Division of Graphic Arts at NMAH, which, prior to 1980, was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History and Technology, respectively. Some records predate the creation of NMAH when the Section of Photography was in the United States National Museum. Of special note are records pertaining to the collecting of World War II-era photographs taken by American soldiers and their families.

Staff represented in these records include curators Alexander J. Wedderman, Jacob Kainen, Fuller Griffith, Arthur J. Olmsted, Eugene Ostroff, Michelle Anne Delaney, Mary K. Grassick, and Shannon Thomas Perich; assistant curator David Haberstich; museum specialist Debbie Griggs Carter; photo specialist Peter Liebhold; museum technician Horace D. Randolph; and research assistant Tony Brooks.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; annual reports; articles; gift agreements; information in regard to collections management, professional societies, conventions, special programs, and committees; photographs and negatives; a lecture paper; biographical information; clippings; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2032. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Transferring office; 5/9/2007 memorandum, Johnstone to Hoover; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Photography -- History  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Committees  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Color photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-152, National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-152
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-152

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany  Search this
Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Serials (publications)
Diaries
Field notes
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
1953-1996
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting lichen research, including specimen identification, collection and professional activities of Mason E. Hale, Curator. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photographs, slides, negatives, field notes, charts, diaries, publications, lists, newsletters, collecting cards, news clippings, maps, reports, proposals, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Plants  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Lichen  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Serials (publications)
Diaries
Field notes
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-029, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 20-029
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa20-029

Curatorial Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Electronic records
Date:
1983-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial affairs of Neal David Benezra, Curator, who served as Chief Curator, 1992-1996, and Assistant Director for Art and Public Programs, 1997-1999. Some records also document the management of the Curatorial Department. Topics covered in this accession include exhibitions, budgets, personnel, acquisitions, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and Smithsonian Institution (SI) policies and procedures. This accession also includes correspondence with galleries, museums, societies, foundations, and artists. Materials include correspondence and memoranda in paper and electronic format; artwork and installation images; clippings; budget files; brochures, programs, and other handouts; meeting agendas and minutes; facts and figures; loan information; floor plans; notes; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 12/14/84 memorandum, Massa to Davis; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Budget  Search this
Personnel management  Search this
Museums -- Acquisitions  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-178, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Curatorial Department, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-178
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-178

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Medicine and Science  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Pamphlets
Digital images
Electronic records
Compact discs
Date:
1975-1977, 1988-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Jeffrey K. Stine, Curator of technology and environmental history, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Medicine and Science, and during the years he was in the Division of the History of Technology and the Division of Engineering and Industry, respectively. Also includes some earlier records that date prior to Stine's tenure at the Smithsonian Institution. The records primarily document Stine's participation in forums, committees, conferences, and public programs; as well as matters in regard to research, collections management, and special events at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; lecture papers; awards; newspaper clippings; pamphlets; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
Technology -- History  Search this
Human ecology -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Special events  Search this
Committees  Search this
Awards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Pamphlets
Digital images
Electronic records
Compact discs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-203, National Museum of American History. Division of Medicine and Science, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-203
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-203

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Extent:
3.03 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Posters
Black-and-white negatives
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1879, 1961-2001, 2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials created by emeritus research zoologist, Clyde F. E. Roper. Roper began his career at the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, in 1966 and quickly became the world's foremost authority on Architeuthis - the giant squid. Some of these records predate his work at the National Museum of Natural History. Materials include correspondence, brochures, posters, black and white photographs, black and white negatives, black and white transparencies, color photographs, 16 mm and 8 mm film, field notes, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Oversize:
This collection contains oversize material.
Topic:
Giant squids  Search this
Cephalopods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Posters
Black-and-white negatives
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-333, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-333
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-333

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Curatorial Office  Search this
Extent:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Color photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
1979-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records which document the activities of the curatorial staff of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Subjects covered include the exhibition master plan, workshops, repatriation, exhibitions, councils, collections management, collection research, conservation treatment, budgetary matters, and research. Staff represented include Kathleen E. Ash-Milby, Assistant Curator; Eulalie Bonar, Assistant Curator; and Clara Sue Kidwell, Assistant Director for Cultural Resources. Exhibitions documented include Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the National Museum of the American Indian; Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief; and All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture.

Particularly well documented is All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture which includes exhibition "mount books" which are devoted to each of the Native American selectors for the exhibit. Each of these "mount books" contains a summary of the selector's visit to the Research Branch at NMAI to choose objects for display; an audiotape and videotape index of the selector's comments on his/her artifact selections; object identification numbers, with photograph and original catalogue card information for each object chosen by the selector; background information on the selector; photocopies of photographs taken of selector while at the Research Branch; and miscellaneous notes taken by the curator while working with the selector. Selectors include Jacinto Arias and Juan Gallo Hernandez; D. Y. Begay; Susan Billy; Abe Conklin; Alejandro Flores Huatta and Paula Quispe Cruz; Tom Hill; George P. Horse Capture; Conrad House; John Kim Bell; Lloyd Kiva New; Victor Masayesva; Gerald McMaster; Richard Milanovich; Teofila Palofox and Juan Olivares; Linda Poolaw; Manuel Rios; and Rina Swentzell. Curators include Mary Jane Lenz, Gary Galante, Nancy Rosoff, C├ęcile R. Ganteaume, George Arevator, and Perry Ground.

Some of these records date from before the creation of NMAI, when the museum was known as the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation (MAI). Materials include correspondence; memoranda; reports; meeting minutes; exhibition scripts; exhibition label copy; budget proposals; grant proposals; color photographs, negatives, and transparencies; black-and-white photographs and negatives; research files; bibliographies; contracts; agendas; object lists; videotapes; audiocassettes; clippings; and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Museums  Search this
Indians of North America -- History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Color photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-029, National Museum of the American Indian. Curatorial Office, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 08-029
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-029

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1954-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Bernard S. Finn, Curator Emeritus of electricity collections, which document his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Information Technology and Society, and during the years when the division was known as the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy, and the Division of Electricity. Some earlier records predate the creation of the museum. Other staff represented in this accession include curators W. James King and Robert P. Multhauf; museum specialist Elliot N. Sivowitch; historian emeritus Brooke Hindle; and research associates David A. Hounshell and Robert Belfield.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; professional society information in regard to committees, symposiums, and special events; meeting agendas and minutes; lecture papers, articles, and book reviews; publication surveys; press releases; collections management, exhibition, workshop, research grant, and award information; reports; policies and guidelines; agreements; newspaper clippings; photographs; floor plans; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Electricity -- History  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Scientific surveys  Search this
Awards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-226, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-226
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-226

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Compact discs
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Date:
1976
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio recordings of the First International Symposium of Carabidology. The symposium was held at the National Museum of Natural History, August 21-25, 1976. Materials include three generations of the recordings on reel to reel audiotapes, compact audiocassettes, and compact discs. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Ground beetles  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-143, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-143
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-143

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Political History  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1977-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of William L. Bird, Curator, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Political History. Earlier records date back to when the division was known as the Division of Politics and Reform, the Division of Social History, and when it was part of the Department of Social and Cultural History at the National Museum of American History, which, prior to 1980, was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; information pertaining to professional societies, conferences, symposiums, and colloquiums; Bird's lecture papers, articles, and book reviews; press releases; newspaper clippings; collection management information; awards; book reviews in regard to Bird's publications; photographs and negatives; brochures; and a drawing. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Politics and culture  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Political science  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Electronic records
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-098, National Museum of American History. Division of Political History, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-098
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-098

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