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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
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-267

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs  Search this
Extent:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Videotapes
Date:
1993-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of James B. Gardner, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes documenting exhibition planning, donor policy, collections, external relations, fund raising, and professional activities; meeting agendas and minutes; information about NMAH reorganization, staff appointments, and retreats; NMAH visitor comment forms; the correspondence and memoranda of Joyce Ramey, Special Assistant to the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs; videotapes; and budget summaries. Also included is a significant amount of records pertaining to the Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation grant for the proposed NMAH exhibition, The Spirit of America.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 2/27/2009 memorandum, Johnstone to Henderson; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-098, National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 09-098
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-098

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
Videotapes
Date:
1932, 1974, 1984, 2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the curatorial work of staff in the Division of Information and Society, which included curators from the previously existing Division of Graphic Arts and from when the museum was known as the United States National Museum and the National Museum of History and Technology respectively. Work documented includes publications, films, and conferences. Materials include publications, book manuscripts, proposals, and a videotape.
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-006, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 20-006
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa20-006

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

Topic:
Journal of American history (Bloomington, Ind.)
Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Videotapes
Date:
1982-1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Lu Ann Jones, researcher for the Southern Agriculture Oral History Project, documenting her research activities in regard to oral histories about farming and rural life in the United States. Jones used this information to co-write a review essay on oral history and agriculture for the "Journal of American History." The records do not relate to the Southern Agriculture Oral History Project Records (Acc. 2001.3053) which are located in the Archives Center collections at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence with historical societies, university professors, associations, museum curators, and archivists; oral history program information, transcripts, articles, and brochures; research notes; and videotapes.
Topic:
Agriculture -- United States -- History  Search this
Rural conditions  Search this
Country life  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Farm life  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-222, National Museum of American History. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-222
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-222

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 Natural History. Division of Birds  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Compact discs
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Manuscripts
Date:
1972-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the career of Roxie C. Laybourne, a pioneering forensic scientist at the Smithsonian Institution whose expertise in identifying bird feathers helped government agencies and jet engine manufacturers take measures to keep birds away from aircraft. Laybourne worked in the Division of Birds for more than 40 years before retiring in 1988 as curator emeritus. In later years, she served as a consultant to the division of law enforcement of the National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory and taught biology at George Mason University as an adjunct professor.

These records consist of correspondence, articles and publications, law enforcement files, research materials, video and audio cassettes, and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Forensic science  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
George Mason University  Search this
Feathers  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-086, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 04-086
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-086

Curatorial Records

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Date:
1991-2018
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by James T. Ulak, Curator of Japanese Art, 1995-2003; Chief Curator, 2002-2003; Deputy Director, 2003-2010; and Senior Curator of Japanese Art, 2010- . A large portion of the records document the Shimada Prize for distinguished scholarship in the history of East Asian art. Additional records document exhibitions, scholarly activities, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting materials, object labels, floor plans, press releases, brochures, invitations, images, a videotape, and related materials. Some materials pre-dating Ulak's tenure were created by Toni C. Lake, Executive Assistant to the Director.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 11/29/2018 memorandum, Wright to Adib; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Special events  Search this
Shimada Prize  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-082, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-082
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-082

Curatorial Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Date:
1972-1987, 1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities, correspondence, and research of Charles W. Millard, Curator, 1974-1986. Some materials pre-date or post-date his tenure. Materials include correspondence, notes, papers, clippings, microcassettes, videotape, photographs, and related materials.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-288, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 06-288
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-288

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