Museum Renovation and Expansion Records
The records contain correspondence, contracts, specifications, and other materials that document the remodel of the Nelson-Atkins building and the construction of the Bloch Building from initial planning and visioning to architect selection to completion of the Bloch Building, which was designed by Steven Holl and opened in 2007.
Conditions on Access
Since this collection is unprocessed, requested records must be reviewed before they can be viewed by researchers; allow a minimum of one week for review.
Appointments are necessary for the use of manuscript and archival collections.
Conditions on Use
Notification of intent to publish, quote, or cite archival materials is required. Contact the archives via https://nelson-atkins.org/library/.
166.50 Linear Feet (In 65 record center cartons, 5 clamshell boxes, and 34 binders.)
Language of Materials
Note on Collection Organization
This is an unprocessed collection. A general overview of each box's contents is provided in its associated scope and contents note.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transfer, from 2008 to 2010.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.
- Finding Aid of the Museum Expansion and Renovation Records, RG 59
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Archives Repository
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