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Art museums--United States--New York

 Subject
Subject Source: Loc

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Office of the Director Records

 Collection
Identifier: NNWhit.002
Scope and Content The collection comprises records produced during the individual tenures of four former directors of the Whitney Museum of American Art: Lloyd Goodrich (1936-1986), John Baur (1940-1987), Tom Armstrong, (1967-1986), and David Ross, (1990-1995). Records include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, notes, drafts of speeches and writings, itineraries, and research materials pertaining to artists, institutional events, and exhibition planning. Gathered here, the records provide unique insight...
Dates: 1936-1996

Whitney Museum of American Art Exhibition Records

 Collection
Identifier: NNWhit.001
Scope and Contents note The collection comprises records produced by staff members in multiple museum departments that pertain to the development, planning, publicity and maintenance of exhibitions presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art over the span of seventy-three years. Records include correspondence, photographs, checklists, installation layouts, loan agreements, condition reports, press releases and other materials that provide primary documentation of the Whitney’s expansive exhibition history.
Dates: 1931-2004



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