William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts
- Existence: 1927 - 1982
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Laurence Sickman Papers
This collection contains correspondence, study materials, journals, address books, programs, memorabilia, teaching material, military documents and photographs and negatives documenting his personal, academic and professional life between 1930 and 1988, one item per year from 1848, 1856, 1859, 1898, 1901 and 1903, and a record book of personal finances contains entries from 1989 in someone else's handwriting.
Department of Asian Art Records
The Department of Asian Art records contain correspondence, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous material. These records document the activities of the department from the 1930s to the 1990s.
This collection contains scrapbooks with newspaper and magazine clippings related to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Lindsay Hughes Files
The Lindsay Hughes Files, dated 1942 to 1946, contains correspondence and other miscellaneous materials. The collection relates entirely to Hughes’s tenure as Acting Curator of Oriental Art and her work on behalf of the Chinese chidren orphaned by World War II.
Office of the Director Records, Paul Gardner Records
These files are comprised of records and correspondence generated by the Director's Office of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (formerly called The William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and the Atkins Museum of Fine Arts) during the tenure of Paul Gardner (1932-53), the first Director of the Museum. The Director's Office was occupied by Ethylne Jackson who was Acting Director from November 1942 until January 1946 while Gardner served in the American Armed Forces during World War II.
Office of the Director Records, Laurence Sickman Records
Office of the Director Records, Ralph T. "Ted" Coe Records
The records of Ralph T. Coe maintained during his tenure as Director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art from 1977 to 1982. The collection consists primarily of letters, memos, meeting minutes, reports, and other miscellaneous material.
Sacred Circles Exhibition Records
This collection contains the records of the Sacred Circles exhibition, held at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in 1977. The collection, dated 1972 to 1980, primarily consists of correspondence, loan forms, photographs, financial records, publicity reports, press releases, and other related material.
Sound, Light, and Silence: Art That Performs Exhibition Records
This collection is the records of the Sound, Light, and Silence: Art that Performs exhibition, held at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in 1966. The collection, dated 1965 to 1973, primarily consists of correspondence, photographs, negatives, sketches, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous material.
Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting Exhibition Records
This collection is the records of the Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting Exhibition held at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in November 7, 1980, through January 4, 1981. The collection dated 1974-1980, primarily consists of records related to exhibit planning and education, as well as the exhibition catalog.