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Special Exhibitions Vertical File

Identifier: VF-02

Scope and Contents Note

Comprised of mailings, invitations to openings, clippings, progams, and other ephemera, as well as photographs related to Nelson-Atkins exhibitions.


  • Creation: 1933-2022

Restrictions on Access

Open to researchers. Appointments are necessary for the use of manuscript and archival collections.

Conditions Governing Use Note

Notification of intent to publish, quote, or cite archival materials is required. Contact the archives via


6.7 Linear Feet (In 2 records center cartons and 2 file cabinet drawers.)

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The collection is broken down into two series: Ephemera (Series I) and Photographs (Series II).

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

Photographs were a tramsfer; ephemera continues to be added to by Archives staff.

Accruals Note

Additions to the collection are anticipated.

Related Materials Note

Registration Exhibition Records (RG 20). See also records from the curatorial department associated with the exhibit and the VRL Slide Collection.

Finding Aid of the Special Exhibitions Vertical File, VF 02
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Repository Details

Part of the The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Archives Repository

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