Rhode Island School of Design. Museum
of Art. Office of the Director Exhibition files
14.75 linear feet
The Museum Director's Exhibition files, 1948-1983, provide a varied and uneven source of information for exhibitions during this period. The records may document the exhibition and/or social events associated with an exhibition.
The records document architecture exhibitions held at the Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, 1939-1943, and the use of exhibition materials by the Museum's Department of Education, 1940-1953.
Rhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art. Presidents' and
6.0 linear feet
The Presidents' and Directors' correspondence documents their interaction with family, friends, gallery owners, art dealers, donors, collectors, artists, museum directors, and curators, 1889-1966, bulk
1900-1948. The records include correspondence, legal documents, inventories, photographs, invoices, receipts,
and certificates of insurance, which document the consideration, acquisition, exhibition, conservation, and
disposal of works of art, as well as the Museum of Art’s internal affairs.
The L. Earle Rowe correspondence, 1912-1936, largely
comprises correspondence, as well as inventories, appraisals, newsclippings, and
journal articles which have been created by RISD Museum of Art Director Rowe, agents of museums,
galleries and cultural organizations, patrons, artists, vendors, and