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 focus on acquisitions, gifts, and
researcher queries. With the exception of one file containing correspondence
(1961-1964) of Director David Giles Carter, the files include predominantly the
outgoing letters (1965-1967) of Zerner.
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
The records document the activities of the RISD Alumni
Association including meeting minutes, 1905-1943; membership, 1906-1921; traveling
scholarship fund, 1911-1937, bulk 1911-1914; Alumni Fund Drives, 1944-1957; AA
President's Office, 1934-1936; constitution and by-laws; banquets, invitations and
announcements, shows and publications